South-West News Media Reports

COVID-19: Gangs take advantage

Barely two weeks into the lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states and Abuja to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, armed robbers in communities between Lagos and Ogun states have taken to the streets, striking fear in the hearts of residents. Residents in Owode, Ilepa, Ifo, Arigbajo, Itori, Dalemo, Ijoko, Ogba Ayo, Mosa, Joju, Sango, Ota, Oniyale among other communities in Ifo and Ado-Odo Ota local government areas of Ogun State complained about how hoodlums have been dispossessing them of their valuables day and night...

Analysis: What happened in Ikorodu?

Oil vandals killed dozens at two communities on the outskirts of Lagos last month. Residents fled their homes after soldiers swooped in to quell the crisis. Now most of the residents still haven’t returned and there’s anxiety about the safety of people in the affected areas and the menace of these vandals...