For some days now, #Lagosunrest has been first on the list of the Nigerian Twitter trends. Residents of some communities in Lagos state took to the streets to defend themselves against robbery attacks which have been happening in recent times.
In recent times, there have been news of robbers taking advantage of the lockdown order issued by President Buhari in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, to loot shops and also rob some households.
The consistent incident by robbers has pushed residents into becoming vigilantes, as they also accused the police of portraying a lackadaisical attitude in curbing the escalated crime rate in the state.
Also, some robbers were caught as they tried to rob some households. While it is believed to be only occuring in Ogun State, it has now extended to Lagos State as Nigerians are calling on the Police to come to their aid.
Here are some tweets and videos from Nigerians;