Former first lady Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi dies at 97

Image
  Wife of late Nigerian Military Head of State, Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, Victoria, is dead. The former First Lady died peacefully on Monday morning, August 23 at the age of 97. She would have been 98 on November 21, 2021. Her husband, and the Supreme Commander of the National Military Government, was killed on July 29, 1966. Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi never re-married.

Death toll rises in Oshodi.

 


Many residents and passengers are currently stranded in Oshodi, Lagos State, as soldiers have taken over major places in the area.

Many residents and passengers are currently stranded in Oshodi, Lagos State, as soldiers have taken over major places in the area.

It was gathered that the military personnel stormed the area on Thursday morning to avenge the death of an officer of the Nigerian Air Force, who was allegedly mobbed to death by hoodlums.

Many vehicles, especially commercial buses have been destroyed, while some persons were assaulted by the aggrieved security operatives.

Some residents heading to work were trapped in the ensuing violence while students have fled back home.

Traders cleaning up their stores on the day of the weekly sanitation also fled just as some transporters abandoned their vehicles.

Soldiers targeting hoodlums are currently marching across the streets.




The situation has compounded the traffic woe in the cosmopolitan city as there is currently no movement in and out of the part of Oshodi where the rampaging soldiers are.

Oshodi links other major parts of Lagos and a major bus terminal is in that part of the state.

Muyiwa Adejobi, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, was not available for comments as of the time of filing this report as he neither responded to calls nor replied the text message sent.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Twitter erupts as Drake rents out whole stadium for date with basketball player Amari Bailey’s mom, Johanna Leia (photos)

Suspected herdsmen allegedly kidnap 19 passengers in Imo and Ogun

I should have gotten the damn vaccine - Dad sends heartbreaking text before dying of Covid-19