Ethnic Tensions Rise In Lagos As Hausa/Fulani Thugs Attack Orile

Ethnic Tensions Rise In Lagos As Hausa/Fulani Thugs Attack Orile [VIDEO]

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on March 4, 2016
Oshodi Bus Terminal Lagos (Photo Credit: Mirjam van den Berg)

We received the update below from a citizen reporter and it is accompanies by a video showing the carnage and residents testifying to what happened. It reports on events in the Orile area of Lagos on Friday, March 4, 2016.

Happening Now: Orile Lagos on fire as a bloody fight erupts between the Yorubas and Hausa/Fulanis

Fulani/Hausa is right now as we speak attacking Orile community in Lagos State.

A whole community was razed down by Hausa/Fulani and a Yoruba man burnt alive. This is following the bloody riot that happened in Mile 12 area of  Lagos Wednesday.

A citizen i-Reporter claimed the Fulani/Hausa men were accompanied by policemen. That the law enforcement agents stood by and watched them burn houses and destroy properties, the reporter said so far, he has seen one burnt body believed to be a Yoruba lynched by the Hausa/Fulanis as they invaded Orile Community in Lagos.

The reporter stated that the Yorubas were seen in groups chanting, “We don’t want 1 Nigeria again, everybody should go their separate ways.”


  1. This situation if not settled properly will have unintended consequences.

    Nigeria will break up under Buhari no doubt, it’s a question of when, not if

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