Looter burns down Lagos court, wears judge’s robe

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Scores of hoodlums made their way into Igbosere Court, Lagos Island Wednesday, carting away computers, printers, files, fans, air conditioners and items.

A viral also shows one of thugs dressed in a robe and wig, wielding a machete.

After looting ‘temple of justice’ rioters set fire before fleeing.

A lawyer, Yinka Aileru, explained to The PUNCH that the loss of documents may directly affect cases because the judiciary had introduced e-filing.

He said, “In they introduced the concept of e-filing so all processes are also submitted in soft copy. There is a section where soft copies are scanned. However, don’t know if the server has been affected.”

Scores of irate have in the last eight hours taken over several public buildings in Lagos Island including the Palace of the Oba of Lagos.


The of the Nigerian Ports Authority also torched while officials have been unable to contain the situation.

Earlier in the day, the family home of Babajide Sanwo-Olu set ablaze.