There was a fire outbreak at the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri this morning and passenger had to run out to safety.
The fire outbreak at the Airport was said to have been started by an electrical surge according to an eye witness.
Lagos based DJ Barbie who was one of the passengers sitting close to the central AC where the fire broke out said;
‘Alot of people choked from smoke at the airport while It affected bookings and other flight procedures as the systems shutdown and electricity went off’.
The fire was immediately combated with the use of fire extinguishers as seen in the video.
Passengers flee as fire outbreak at Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri disrupts flight. pic.twitter.com/dfWAfyizma
— #BBNaija Laila Ijeoma (@LailaIjeoma) August 17, 2019
‘Northern Women Are Mixing Maggi And Coke To Get High’
A Nigerian man has claimed that northern women are mixing Maggi – a cooking seasoning and Coke – a soft drink, in a bid to get high.
The Nigerian government has been making moves to reduce the rate of drug abuse in the country, and it seem the abusers have found another way to get themselves high.
Taking to Twitter, @KoloKennethK, wrote that women in the northern region of the country are getting high on the cooking seasoning and soft drink with just N120.
See what he wrote below;
Wow. I just learnt something today. Arewa women are getting high on ₦20 Maggi dissolved in ₦100 coke (in plastic bottle).
With ₦120, they get the same feeling tramadol or cough syrup gives.
NSCDC Uncovers Indian Hemp Farm In A School Compound in Anambra
An Indian hemp farm located inside a school compound in Anambra State has been uncovered by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
45-year-old man Amobi Okafor, said to be the owner of the farm inside Lake City Secondary School in Nri community of Anaocha Local Government Area was initially arrested for allegedly macheting a security guard in the school during an altercation before the discovery was made.
Commandant of the NSCDC in Anambra, Mr David Bille said, “It would be recalled that on the 13/02/2020 following credible intelligence report, operatives of NSCDC arrested one Amobi Okafor ‘m’ aged 45 from Uruofo village, Nri, Anaocha LGA Anambra State.
“The suspect was arrested at about 12:00 hrs for allegedly attacking, macheting and injuring one Mathias Ajoagu (security guard at Lake City Secondary School) m’ aged 71 years.
“The suspect confessed to the crime and took the NSCDC operatives to the location, behind Lake City Secondary School, where he grows cannabis on a yearly basis.
“Exhibits recovered from him include machet, fresh leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa(indian hemp) and other incriminating items.”
Billie further disclosed that Amobi will be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to face the law and to serve as a deterrent to others, after an investigation into how he came about cultivating the illegal substance in the compound.
“If I Pass On, My Murderer Is The Man I’m Married To” — Lady Writes
A Nigerian caterer shocked her friends when she took to Facebook to accuse her husband, Gbadebo of domestic violence.
Oluwabusayo Reuben wrote on Facebook:
“I think it’s high time the whole world knows this just incase I pass on, so ya’ll can know my murderer. It’s the man I’m married to.
He’s violent and he abuses me, beats me up over the slightest provocation, I’m done in this marriage, the whole world got yo know this!!!!!
“Tonight, as I came out of the bathroom, he hit my head on the wall, punched my face, my neck, almost snapped my neck all because I didn’t give him money.
“Every one is aware, both families are aware, the whole world got to know this, I cant take this anymore.
She added: “This is the last straw, I’ve been enduring this for over 5 years.”
Friends were shocked and expressed it on Facebook. One mentioned that her husband seems “cool” but that she should stay away from him until she notices a real change. Another said, “I thought you were happy?”