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What a shock! Chinese restaurant not serving or admitting Nigerians exposed in Lagos

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A Chinese restaurant has been exposed in Lagos that doesn’t serve or even admit Nigerians to its premises.

A new investigation by The PUNCH revealed that Nigerians are not permitted to enter and order food at a racist restaurant in Lagos called Shi Shi.

The PUNCH visited the restaurant to investigate social media claims made by certain Nigerians. There are riveting findings.

The restaurant is located on 21, Emina Crescent, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos.

According to The PUNCH, it was learnt that only Chinese are allowed entry into the upscale restaurant, though findings showed that Nigerians and other Blacks are allowed to enter only if they are accompanied by a Chinese.

When our correspondent visited the restaurant on Tuesday, he was stopped by a guard in army camouflage from entering the restaurant.


“Who are you looking for?” the guard asked.

When The PUNCH correspondent responded that he wanted to order a Chinese cuisine, the guard said he (this correspondent) was not permitted to enter inside.

The guard also quickly escorted our correspondent from the premises, saying he was only following instructions.

It was gathered that the restaurant operates from 11am to 4pm daily.

When The PUNCH sought to speak with the manager of the restaurant, he was told he was not around.

An official, who declined to give his name, said, “The manager is not around. Since you’ve dropped your card, I can assure that he will call you to respond to your questions,” he said.

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Alamu Tosin

The writer is Alamu Tosin. I have three strong passions in life — football, blogging and movies — in that order. I love spending time with friends talking about the important things in life and hate nothing more than ‘authority’ and hypocrisy. My personal believe in life is that once an individual sets his/her mind to achieve something, it is totally possible. And oh!, I am a strong Lannister, because I always pay my debt. For writing or fixing gigs, contact

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