SocialMediaTrends: Response trails Alika Ogochukwu’s homicide in Italy, Oseni Rufai’s tussle with Police

Nigerians house and overseas have been protesting the grotesque homicide of a 39-year-old disabled Nigerian, Alika Ogochukwu by an Italian.

A gory video now making the rounds on social media confirmed a person beating the disabled man to loss of life on a busy road whereas onlookers didn’t try and salvage the state of affairs.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Fee (NIDCOM) confirmed the incident in a tweet on Saturday, saying that Ogorchukwu, a “39-year-old Nigerian citizen was crushed to loss of life by an Italian man on Friday, twenty ninth July 2022, in Civitanova Marche metropolis, positioned within the Province of Macerata, Marche Area of Italy.”

Nigeria’s Ambassador in Italy, Mfawa Omini Abam, additionally condemned the grotesque homicide and paid condolence to the spouse of the deceased, Mrs. Charity Oriachi, and his household.

The homicide which occurred in broad daylight on a busy road has precipitated many Nigerians to marvel why it was allowed to occur particularly when the sufferer is disabled.

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Rufai Oseni

Nigerians have been reacting to the reported conflict between Come up TV anchor, Rufai Oseni, and the police over his use of the BRT lane.

It was gathered that the favored TV anchor went on Twitter to lament unfair remedy from the Nigerian Police for allegedly stopping his automobile whereas three others who additionally illegally took the BRT lane after him weren’t stopped.

“A Nigerian police officer pointed a gun at me and forcefully took my keys and drove my automotive off, as a result of he wished to implement a visitors infraction,” the tweet learn.

A senior police officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, countered the journalist on Twitter, saying Oseni truly violated the regulation by taking the lane designated for BRT buses.

“Rufai, let’s not do that. You admitted to me that you just handed a BRT lane. It is in opposition to the regulation. Your declare that google maps took you there may be not tenable. You disobeyed and resisted the officers. We’ll sanction the officer who misused firearm if confirmed…,” he mentioned.

Nigerians have taken sides on who was proper and who was improper on the trending situation.

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…By Hamzat Rasheed

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