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5 Goats Arrested In Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria By The Police For Violating Environmental Law

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5 Goats Arrested In Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria By The Police For Violating Environmental Law

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Jan 9, 2013 – Five Goats Arrested In Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria By The Police For Violating Environmental Protection Law

Here comes one of the funniest news headlines of 2013. According to sun news report, 5 stubborn goats were arrested on Tuesday in Osogbo , Osun State Nigeria for allegedly violating environmental protection law.

The goats have been detained pending charges.

Here is a detail report from sun news:

No fewer than five goats were yesterday arrested at Dele-Yesa area in Osogbo, the Osun State capital by officials of the state Waste Management Agency (OWMA) for allegedly violating environmental laws. The state Coordinator of the agency, Mr. Henry Ogunbanwo said the goats would be charged to court by the agency and would be prosecuted in accordance with the laws guiding environmental protection in the state.

He said the state government had issued notice of warning to all residents of the state capital on the need to monitor their domestic animals to avoid public disturbance by the animals, which, he said, was against the environmental laws. Ogunbanwo disclosed that the five goats arrested were detained at the office of the agency in Osogbo from where they would be taken to court for prosecution.

He said the goats ran fowl of the laws guiding environmental protection by roaming around the residential area of Osogbo instead of being caged by their owners. He declared that the present administration in the state had zero tolerance for dirtiness and environmental hazard; hence the need for the enshrinement of the environmental laws, adding that the government would not take it lightly with violators of the laws According to him, officials of the agency would from now move to every nook and cranny of the state to arrest animals violating the state environmental laws, stressing that owners of such animals would also be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the laws.

He advised those rearing domestic animals to keep them in a cage to avoid arrest, insisting that his agency would not allow any animal to roam about on the streets of any town or village in the state. He urged those looking for their goats in Osogbo and its environs to check at the state office of OWMA in Osogbo.

So these people no get better jobs than to be arresting innocent goats.



  1. Heskay

    January 9, 2013 at 5:23 AM

    So this yeye people don’t have any work to do than to be arresting animals, Nigeria is now turning to bad country..they should even give the animals life imprisonment…Can’t Just Stop Laughing

  2. Sam uc

    January 9, 2013 at 5:47 AM

    Who go bail them?

  3. benson teryima

    January 9, 2013 at 6:05 AM

    CHAI! NA WA! HOW CAN YOU ARREST GOATS AND TAKE THEM TO THE COURT. Haba! Abi una no get work to do?

  4. Oga1

    January 9, 2013 at 7:03 AM

    This is unbelievable!!! If only the law enforcement agents in Nigeria went about arresting criminals with the same palpable zeal, imagine how safe the country would be by now. Nigeria. A country of impossibilities.

  5. Kingsso

    January 9, 2013 at 8:05 AM

    This is really funny, must it be the goat,y not the owner ? Our government should focus on things that matters most to the people. Ok will they jail d goats or sentence dem to death by hanging? Useless pipul.

  6. flora

    January 9, 2013 at 8:39 AM


  7. steve

    January 9, 2013 at 8:45 AM

    Nawaoo na gaot dey come dey arrest now instead of cleaning d enviroment.what about people that is poluting d enviroment like dumping Refuse,throuing pure water sack on floor,urinating on d road,embarising the envir.they can’t. Even care of dat.this people don’t hv work.make una help. Me tell nigerian law enforcement Agency, make den do d right,not to creat a names for them selfs

  8. Queen sacrod

    January 9, 2013 at 8:55 AM

    is ds a joke?

  9. Adepoju opeyemi

    January 9, 2013 at 9:14 AM

    Very funny indeed. But after prosecution, what next.

  10. tamison

    January 9, 2013 at 10:06 AM

    dis pple dey extremely jobless … Instead of dem 2 go find way end bokoharam case … Na innocent goat nai dey cum dey arrest

  11. Chiwiz

    January 9, 2013 at 10:12 AM

    Make dem go die. Na goat dem fit arrest? Wat abt suicide bombers? Abeg make dem go die!

  12. Oba Babatunde

    January 9, 2013 at 10:45 AM

    There is no mistake in it.

  13. james

    January 9, 2013 at 10:46 AM

    itz dem
    n funny.first of its kind hav heard of.

  14. Fadare

    January 9, 2013 at 11:02 AM

    It is a gud start,a cool means 2 law enforcement nd veri funi start

  15. Yworry

    January 9, 2013 at 12:12 PM

    Hahahaha……….Someone Pls call 911…….Aregbe is turnin Osun to a New State ooo……First na Campala 4 all d Secondary Skul student…..Second na Compulsory to dey Study Ifa in all d skulz n now dis one again……I beg Ogbeni…..Park well jor……

  16. stella

    January 9, 2013 at 1:59 PM

    Funny, so goat nwdays go court n face penalty.

  17. Stan

    January 9, 2013 at 3:06 PM

    Hahahahahahahahaha!!…Nigerian police self! are u people taking d five goat 2 animal court or what?.i was even thinking it was one of d akpors…which way Nigeria…i don laugh tire hahahahahahaha nönsense people…na God go judge una

  18. Okorie

    January 9, 2013 at 4:08 PM

    Just imagine, human beings arresting animals and taking them to curt…. Small time na ant we go hia say dem arrest too.

  19. sholay56

    January 9, 2013 at 6:18 PM

    Hmmmmmmm funiest news of the year ever i can’t just stop laughing am i mad noooooooo na dem police they mad aaaaaaah lol funy tins

  20. chizzy

    January 9, 2013 at 6:38 PM

    omg!i jst couldnt stop lafin.dis is quite an interesting joke

  21. Ogenesakoma

    January 9, 2013 at 6:56 PM

    Hahahahahhahahahah……na how muc we go take bail the goats

  22. John Leo

    January 9, 2013 at 7:58 PM

    My fellow country men I want to know when nigeria police go take those goats go court.from court to kirikiri or from court to belle una don forget say man must wak.

  23. loll

    January 9, 2013 at 8:34 PM

    D goats can be sent to 2yrs each in prison and govt will automatically carry the responsibility of feeding them,so after 2yrs the owners can come and do with them whatever they like,but govt should feed them fat.

  24. ebony

    January 9, 2013 at 9:16 PM

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahhahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahaahahahhahahahaahahhahahahahhahahhaahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahaha….. My mmmmyy ribs oooo. Abeg who dey mad? Na nigeria abi na d people wey dey inside am?

  25. Stephen Omale

    January 10, 2013 at 9:50 AM

    Hmmmm na wa for this jobless fellows. They should have told me that they are jobless so that i can engage them instead of arresting goats. Anyway i have some dirty pigs and douckfow in my environment. Maybe they can come and arrest them as welll.

  26. Asemgm

    January 10, 2013 at 10:45 AM

    Na wa ooo! Na goat na dem wan sue for court, instead of dem go for sue d owner, even if no owner, dem for Butcher am… Chop am, share am, na free meat, i never see wen dem dey sue goat for court, is like u suing a deaf n dorm to court nah! LOL……. Dis is a new year joke… SUN STATE WASTE MANAGEMENT GROW UP!

  27. Funsho

    January 10, 2013 at 3:57 PM

    Animal sence, just tell Oshogbo people dat u want to eat Goal, how can u prosecute animal,

  28. oon

    January 10, 2013 at 8:27 PM

    Na goat meat de hungry dem.hungry pple

  29. oon

    January 10, 2013 at 8:29 PM

    Hungry pple

  30. JajaOfOpobo

    January 10, 2013 at 8:55 PM

    so stupid!

  31. Mac 10

    January 11, 2013 at 9:12 AM

    Dem won let us kno say dem dey work….wat nonsense insread of facin relevant challenges facing d country

  32. mustapha

    January 12, 2013 at 5:36 PM

    Some goat are the members of boko haram,so for that nigeria police need to arrest them.

  33. God win

    March 13, 2013 at 7:30 AM

    So u mean that they was no serious crime in d area dat they decided to arrest goats,na wa for nigeria,dis no be arrest na hungry dey worry them,atleast they got goat cheap since no be market they go buy am,stupid people.


    April 4, 2013 at 12:50 PM

    I am here to report to you, the financial crime committed by Dr. Salawu Afolabi Abdul Kareem who indulge himself in double payment between 2007 and 2010, while he worked at Owo Federal Medical Center and at the same time worked at College of Biomedical Science Isale Osun; the department under LAUTECH University College which was not supposed to be because he had been subjected to double payment under Civil Service work. So therefore this crime needs to be reviewed for necessary legal action.

  35. Mandy

    April 20, 2013 at 7:54 PM

    OSUN state, nawaooooooh wetin de happen, y una lk to de gv una self Bad name. Hmm intresing! U guys (police)working had ooooooh e no easy to Arrest GOAT ooo, wel na HISTORY shall. But remember say u wen carry GOAT go court na GOAT tooo, nigrian be wise
    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah but who Goat MEAT de hungry no go enter market go buy am. See were una won take start hw to Thiv self, nawa oooo
    frds meet me @ 2go oooo lets cha, add @ kency

  36. Jandlag

    June 13, 2013 at 1:05 PM

    Its so sound funny.

  37. flavour p

    January 28, 2014 at 9:04 PM

    After the arrest nko? Na suya meat.

  38. defavored

    November 26, 2015 at 1:36 PM

    Na wa oh! Wetin I no go hear from d great niger?

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