Sad Day for the Gods As Truck Kills Masquerade in Lagos

Sad Day for the Gods As Truck Kills Masquerade in Lagos

  • A masquerade has lost his life in Mushin area of Lagos state after it was hit by a moving truck in the area
  • The death of the masquerader annoyed the traditionalists who vented their anger and burnt down the truck
  • Also, the angry mob made attempt on the life of the truck driver who was saved by the policemen in the area

A truck laden with plywood crushed the masquerade around the market axis. The masquerade was said to have died on the spot while two others allegedly passed out.

In no time, angry traditionalists gathered and attempted to lynch the driver, setting the truck ablaze, The Nation Newspaper reports.

Sad day for the gods as truck kills masquerade in Lagos
A moving truck has killed masquerade in Lagos. Photo: Nigeria police
Source: Twitter

It was gathered that the driver allegedly fled to the nearby Area D Command while the mob stormed the police station to demand his be handed over to them.

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As the crowd became riotous, the police released teargas, causing protesters and other road users to scamper to safety.

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People were seen running with their hands covering their nostrils and mouths.

The gods are high: Two masquerades thrill guests with sweet body moves in video as they appear at nightclub

Meanwhile, had reported that clubbers at a nightclub were taken off balance and amazed to find two masquerades performing in their midst.

In an emerging video, the two masquerades were the centre of attention as they showed off entertaining dance moves that got some clubbers spraying them money.

Social media influencer Tunde Ednut who reposted the video on Instagram wondered if this may become a new trend in nightclubs. According to him, the addition of masquerades may yet prove to be a creative way to spice things up at nightclubs.

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Masquerade unmasks to beg for money in Owerri

In other related news, reported that a masquerade was captured in a video begging people for money in Owerri.

A short video making the rounds captured the moment the masquerade was unmasked to reveal the face of a man behind it.

Upon revealing his identity, the man with a smile on his face goes on to plead for money in Igbo language.

A man who appeared to be making a video of the masquerade is seen asking the 'beggar' if he is a masquerade or a human being.


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