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Okada Rider Stabbed Man To Death For Settling Dispute

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Okada Rider Stabbed Man To Death For Settling Dispute

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Dec 17, 2012 – Lagos Okada Rider Stabbed Man To Death For Settling Dispute

The police in Lagos State have arrested an Okada rider simply identified as Igali for stabbing a father of two, Demola Talabi 42, to death.

The middle-aged Igali allegedly used a screw-driver to stab Talabi on the neck and other parts of his body because he prevented him from stabbing his passenger with whom he had an argument.

The 42-year old Talabi from Ogun State married and had two children, was said to be trying to mediate in the argument between Igali and his passenger over destination.

The late Talabi’s younger brother, Ayo, said that the incident occurred at Osho Street, Opebi and they (members of his family) were contacted. Before he got to the scene, his brother had died due to excessive bleeding.

The body has been deposited at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, mortuary for autopsy report.

A witness told vanguard that the late Talabi was on a visit to his mother’s house at 14, Irewole Street, Opebi, when he met the Okada man and a passenger arguing.

He was said to have tried to settle the matter when Igali brought out a screw driver and stabbed him several times.

The suspect was arrested and detained at the Ikeja Police Station [Vanguardngr]



  1. Sandy

    December 17, 2012 at 6:53 AM

    D okada man can just a mad man, and must be brought to book by a competent court of law. I pray dat God wil give d family of d bereaved d fortitude to bear dis irreparable loss

  2. samson

    December 17, 2012 at 8:59 AM

    what a world naija turning into sumtin else

  3. tosin

    December 17, 2012 at 10:05 AM

    it was quite unfortunate.may His soul R I P P

  4. Austine

    December 17, 2012 at 10:49 AM

    Wht a life?…th okada man shuld be executed as well,since he does nt value life nd peace…Nonsense

  5. shobis

    December 17, 2012 at 12:34 PM

    may God have mercy on us. May his soul rest in peace.

  6. Austin

    December 17, 2012 at 7:08 PM

    the law should give that man a long and painfull death ,so that he will no how its hurts too…… Idiot animal. He is not surpose to live among humans

  7. Osarobo

    December 17, 2012 at 11:01 PM

    What a nonsens….make dem stone that okada rider to death to feel the pains also..

  8. Amityboy

    December 17, 2012 at 11:19 PM

    Nawwaooo, God help us

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