Lekki Tollgate Attacks on Unarmed Youths: Implications for Lagos, Nigeria's Financial Market Hub
The fallout of the Tuesday, October 20, 2020 attacks on unarmed youths protesting the excesses of the Nigerian police force by security forces, has generated a lot of reactions and widespread condemnation from the international community and key national stakeholders.
This edition of the "Market Review" anchored by Ottoabasi Abasiekong captures the fallout of the attack and the implications for Lagos Nigeria's financial and capital market hub.
With reports of the destruction of properties across Lagos, it has become a top priority for companies, organizations and public institutions to reactivate the 'R.A.W' which the Random Access Work and work out modalities with security agencies, to protect their assets and buildings.
Over 60% of Listed Companies on the Nigeria stock exchange have their Headquarters in Lagos.