Hoodlums set TVC headquarters ablaze

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By Ogaga Ariemu

Suspected hoodlums have set fire to Television Continental, known as TVC, at Ketu, Lagos.

A popular talkshow programme, YourView, was on when the hoodlums besieged the station.

The programme host, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, who said the hoodlums entered in a van, asked to go on a commercial break.

In a chat with Nigerian NewsDirect today, a TVC staff, Celestina Iria said “the building is on fire, my colleagues are trapped inside”.

Videos online confirmed by workers at the station said the assailants set fire to the station over its connection to a former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu.

Temper was triggered when soldiers besieged the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night and opened fire on unarmed protesters.

Workers at the station said the assailants set fire to the station over its connection to a former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu.

Report has it that all Biola Tinubu related businesses in Lagos State is under threat.

The crisis escalated when soldiers besieged the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night and opened fire on protesters.

Eyewitnesses claimed that killed many people were confirmed dead and many injured.

The Lagos state transport company, family House of the Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu were reportedly set ablaze.