Once Again, Gunmen Rob Motorists on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

There was yet another robbery incident on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway during the early hours of Wednesday 10 August 2022. The robbery occurred between 5.00 am and 6:15am on the long bridge, near Warewa bus stop. A passenger of one of the buses plying the road at the time, named Abayomi, said many motorists abandoned theirContinue reading “Once Again, Gunmen Rob Motorists on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway”

ODD WORLD: Country Where Having a Pet Might Land You in Jail

Police in the city of Tehran, the capital of Iran, have recently announced that walking dogs in parks is a crime. The pet ban has been justified as a measure intended to “protect the safety of the public”. Currently, there is a new wave of arrests of pet owners and seizures of their animals inContinue reading “ODD WORLD: Country Where Having a Pet Might Land You in Jail”

ODD WORLD: 27 Passengers Crammed Into Over-speeding Keke (Tricycle)

When the police in the Indian town of Fatehpu in Uttar Pradesh state stopped an over-speeding tuk-tuk (auto-rickshaw or commercial tricycle, which is called a “Keke NAPEP” or “Keke Marwa“ in Nigeria), they were shocked at the incredible sight that met their eyes. When the police tried to flag down the Keke for over-speeding, theContinue reading “ODD WORLD: 27 Passengers Crammed Into Over-speeding Keke (Tricycle)”

ODD NEWS: Kaduna Communities Pay Terrorists N400m To Stop Attacks

Agrarian communities in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State are reported to have paid N400m to terrorists, to enable them go to their farms. A community leader from the Birnin Gwari Emirate Council, Alhaji Zubairu Abdulra’uf, stated this on Thursday 30 June 2022 while speaking with the Kaduna State Media Corporation. He saidContinue reading “ODD NEWS: Kaduna Communities Pay Terrorists N400m To Stop Attacks”

FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods

The Federal Government of Nigeria has cautioned citizens against some food vendors discovered to be using transformer oil to fry foods for sale to the public. Mr Babajide Alloy, a consultant with the Federal Ministry of Environment, said on Tuesday 21 June22 that some food vendors are using polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), also known as TransformerContinue reading “FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods”

NAIJA STORIES 6: Nigerian Man Drives Burning Fuel Tanker To Safety

On Friday 10 June 2022, a major fire disaster was averted at Agbarho along the East-West Road, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State when Mr Ejiro Otarigho drove a burning petrol tanker to safety. He eventually drove the burning tanker almost 500 metres, then jumped out before it completely went up in flames.Continue reading “NAIJA STORIES 6: Nigerian Man Drives Burning Fuel Tanker To Safety”

ODD NEWS (2): Police Lock Up Magistrate in Lagos

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Aliko Dankoli who is the senior police officer in charge Area D Command HQ, Mushin, Lagos State, has allegedly ordered a Lagos Magistrate to be locked up. The incident reportedly happened on Monday 30 May 2022, when the female Magistrate (name withheld) visited the Command on routine check of suspectsContinue reading “ODD NEWS (2): Police Lock Up Magistrate in Lagos”

NAIJA STORIES 2: Man Restitutes N11m to the Government

The family of late Baba-Aji Mamman, a former staff of Yobe State rural electrification board, says it has refunded N11 million to the state over Mamman’s “absence from office”. The family made the announcement in a statement titled ‘An Appeal for Forgiveness from the General Public and Staff of Rural Electrification Board, Damaturu, Yobe State’,Continue reading “NAIJA STORIES 2: Man Restitutes N11m to the Government”