Some hoodlums have set ablaze the head office of The Nation Newspaper in Lagos, on Wednesday, October, 2020.
Three staff members of the paper confirmed the development to Premium Times correspondent.
“our office is on fire now but LASEMA and police have been called for.
“Reporters and other staff have run for their lives. Some are also trapped,” the reporter said asking not to be named.
The office is located at Fatai Atere way, Mushin, Lagos
The #ENDSARS protests has been accompanied with a series of violence in the last 48 hours.
On Tuesday, some persons were reportedly killed and injured by armed security operatives at Lekki toll gate in Lagos.
In the last 24 hours, violence has emanated from different cities in Lagos like Tin-Can, Iganmu, Mushin, Ojoo, and Yaba.
The newspaper platform is linked to the former governor of Lagos and national leader of the ruling APC, Bola Tinubu.
This morning the head office of Television Continental (TVC) was set ablaze by an angry mob.