Drama ensued at the departure point of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2) in Lagos on Thursday after airport security officials barred a para-military officer, who was found to be carrying a gun on him from boarding a Lagos-Abuja bound Dana Air flight.
It was gathered that the passenger, when questioned identified himself as a senior officer with one of Nigeria’s para-military organisation and showed various proofs that he had the authority to carry guns anywhere he wanted to in […]
An Okada man is fighting for his life after a thief who disguised as a customer attacked him and stole his motorcycle.
A heartless thief who disguised as a passenger has left a 19-years-old Okada rider unconscious after he repeatedly slashed him with machete.
It was gathered that the thief tricked the young Okada rider to a bush before unleashing the mayhem. Thinking that the Okada rider was dead, he stole his bike and was escaping when he was apprehended by the […]
A plane passenger cradled her newborn baby in her arms after she prematurely gave birth at 30,000 feet. The seven-months pregnant Filipino woman, who has not been identified, went into labour unexpectedly a few hours after take-off on Sunday morning.
Flustered flight attendants sprang into action and moved her to the front of the plane where there was more leg room.
Two off-duty nurses on board the nine-hour flight from Dubai to the Philippines, also raced over to help. The healthy baby […]
A heartless taxi driver who stole millions from a passenger and gave some of the money to his girlfriend and sister has finally been caught.
A dubious 38 year-old taxi driver, Muritala Olugunju, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team.
The man was arrested after he stole N1.8million from a passenger.
According to reports, the suspect, who is a native of Ogun State, was said to have picked his passenger, identified simply as Mohammed, at […]
Raymond MacCausland, a 72-year-old Boston taxi driver found $187,000 in cash after dropping a man on Saturday afternoon July 2nd and promptly, in good Samaritan fashion, returned the bulky sum to the police. He now says he feels disappointed by the $100 reward given to him..
MacCausland, who has been working as a taxi driver for 50 years, said the man he carried in his taxi inherited the cash after living in a homeless shelter for six months. The money was […]
Dubai-bound Plane forced to make emergency landing in Lagos due to poor health status of a passenger who ingested cocaine
An Emirates flight EK 262 from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, made an emergency landing in Lagos due to the deteriorating health condition of a suspected cocaine trafficker who was onboard the plane yesterday May 28th.
Screening by the NDLEA officials found four passengers positive for drug ingestion who are currently under interrogation. One of the suspects in critical condition was immediately hospitalized as doctors battled to save his life.
Speaking on the incident, the NDLEA commander at the Murtala […]
NDLEA, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, on Friday said it recovered 193 wraps of cocaine inside a passenger’s socks at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
This is contained in a statement issued and signed by the agency’s spokesperson, Mitchell Ofoyeju, and made available to journalists in Lagos.
According to the statement, the drug which tested positive for cocaine with a total weight of 3.4 kilogrammes was detected during routine screening of passengers on an Emirates flight from Dubai.
The statement quoted the […]