May 24, 2018

Navy, policemen clash in Lagos over tankers’ movement (Vanguard)

Navy, policemen clash in Lagos over tankers’ movement (Vanguard)

There was pandemonium, yesterday, afternoon at Ijora-Badia area of Lagos as two police officers and a Nigerian Navy  personnel engaged in a shoot-out over regulation of tankers. The two policemen, identified as Sergeant Tunde and Mogbojuri  attached to Badia Police Station, were said to have been beaten to stupor in the brawl, which took place at the Ijora axis of Apapa-Wharf Road. While the beating of Mogbojuri was minor, that of his colleague was severe as his uniform was reportedly torn by the Naval personnel. Operators of tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa and drivers of other commercial vehicles ran  for safety to avoid being hit by stray bullets, just as passersby and motorists plying the road to Apapa and Lagos Island, also avoided the area. No casualty was recorded. Read more

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