Calm Returns to Lagos after a Day of Rage

Channels Television  
Updated January 4, 2012

Calm has returned to the city of Lagos following yesterday’s protest by civil rights activists kicking against the implementation of the order removing the subsidy on the premium motor spirit or petrol

Four days into the implementation of the order, residents and motorists in Lagos appear to have reconciled themselves to the reality of the new policy.

Our reporters monitoring the situation across the metropolis say motorists are driving into the filling stations which are open for business and buying petrol at the new prices ranging, from N140 to N165 per litre.

A visit to the Nigeria Labour Congress office in Yaba revealed less activity as the officials are said to be attending a meeting with the NLC member unions to determine the next action to take.

There has also been a free flow of traffic on major roads in the state