#EndSARS: Lagos businesses paralysed as protests enter third week
Businesses on Monday were paralysed in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, after protests against police brutality entered week three.
Workers and motorists on Monday were turned back across the state by protesters and roadblocks mounted in various parts of the state.
The Lekki-Epe Toll Gate and the alternative Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge were also shut down Monday morning, Peoples Gazette monitoring shows. Sangotedo-Epe Road towards Abraham Adesanya that links to Ogun State was also blocked.
Roads leading to the international and local airports have been barricaded by protesters.
Motorists going towards Apapa faced roadblocks in Surulere and Yaba end of Ikorodu Road; while Ikorodu township from Ketu, Ogolonto, Odogunyan have been occupied by protesters.
Lagos-Ibadan expressway is also not motorable as Magboro, Arepo, Berger and Magodo have been taken over by protesters.
Workers in Alausa had to turn back home while Ikeja Under Bridge, Oba Akran and Ogba were occupied.
Motorists on Badagri-Cotonou international road, Okokomaiko, Mile 2, Oshodi had to turn back to their various pickup points with protests across the routes.
Businesses along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway from the Kola and Ota were shut after protesters took to the streets Monday morning.
We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.
More from Peoples Gazette
Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku
“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”
Gunmen kill NSCDC personnel, two others in Imo
He, however, advised residents of the area to avoid taking laws into their hands as security agencies were already on the top of their game.
Court stops Ayu from parading as PDP national chair
They want him to stay away from the party pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice already filed.
Six people killed in Nashville private Christian school shooting
All concerned parents gathered outside the school to wait for word from their loved ones.
Nigeria should jail electoral offenders or kiss democracy goodbye: Utomi
I do hope our judiciary can draw a lesson from Kenya and not let its reputation go down the drain.
AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles secure revenge, defeat Guinea-Bissau
Had the ball gone in, it would have been Osimhen’s sixth goal of the qualifiers.
Cross River journalist, Agba Jalingo, sent to prison
He reported that Mr Aboh who took the contract was arrested and is currently facing charges but his partner in crime, Ms Ayade, continues to walk freely.