These days, it’s no more news that kidnapping, assassination, armed robbery and ritual killings are ubiquitous in many parts of Nigeria. People have been almost relieved that Muritala Mohammed international airport, in Lagos has always been safe but is it truly safe? Can you trust all the workers there? Do you know which one of them could be an informant or even a perpetrator in disguise?
The notorious kidnapper in Nigeria, Evans, was arrested at Muritala international airport while he was traveling. Imagine sitting next to a kidnapper and murderer without you knowing? Some people would have been friends or victims of such monsters.
The story of a man who tried to kidnap a lady from Muritala Mohammed Airport, Lagos
Up until last December when I was in Nigeria, I realised that every person who passed through the gates was screened. How come these days, a kidnapper can stroll in the airport freely? What is Lagos state government doing?.
Don’t travel to Nigeria without a solid plan with a close relative or friend who will pick you from airport straight home or secured hotel…
Avoid traveling at night, if possible
Be certain you verify those airport cab drivers
Don’t follow any stranger, even if your name is exhibited on a placard. Call your relation for confirmation
Don’t show-off large money, especially when people around you have little
Be cautious of exposing large funds in the presence of your house-help, gate-man, and staff
Some people go ‘LIVE’ while they are in Nigeria, exposing riches, avoid this, please