- Activities have been disrupted in Magodo area of Lagos state following a court judgment which favour Adeyiga family against Lagos state government
- This was as a result of the invasion of landowners who reportedly came to enforce the Supreme Court judgement
- Meanwhile, residents of the estate rose against the landowners and this in turn degenerated to crises
Hostilities have once again reared its head up in Lagos as residents of Magodo and the Adeyiga family lockked on in battle over land ownership. As a result of this, the gate of the Shangisha Estate, off CMD Road, was locked as of 4.am on Wednesday, December 22.
According to reports, nobody could either come in or go out as commercial activities became paralysed.
Residents complained that the family has threatened to pull down the houses with bulldozers.
Man puts smiles on Lagos area boys' faces in Oshodi, buys them new smartphones for volunteering for his event
The crisis broke out, following the insistence of the family to retrieve its vast lands, it took the chairman of Ikosi Isheri Council to restore order.
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There was pandemonium as residents resisted the attempt to eject them.
Boy who works as bus conductor in Lagos, lives under Oshodi bridge becomes chess champion, wins trophy
Meanwhile, an 18-year-old Nigerian boy, Adeoye Fawaz who works as a bus conductor to survive and has been living under the bridge all his life has finally had a life turnaround.
The turnaround was made possible by Tunde Onakoya, the CEO of Chess in Slum Africa, an organisation that has used the game of chess to give new meanings to many lives.
Fawaz will not be the only one whose life the NGO has changed. Many months ago, Tunde's encounter with a boy with cerebral palsy seized media attention.
Nigerian boy made it in Europe
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian boy, Tani Adewumi whose story as a homeless chess player once made waves years ago has now made even greater strides.
An American journalist, Nicholas Kristof, on Sunday, May 2, revealed that the boy, now 10 years old, has won a championship and is now a master chess player at a very young age.
He attached a photo of the kid smiling and holding his trophies. He then went ahead to say that his story is a reminder that opportunities trump talent, which everybody seems to have.