Not paid bribes

Resisted by Me

Already in the Airport………………Refused to Give Bribe

My hubby and I arrived at Murital Muhammed International Airport Lagos on the 20th of June 2012. Our passports were checked and we were able to pick our bags. While we were trying to walk out of the arrival hall, two men walked up to us. At first we mistook them for custom officers because

City
Lagos
Department
Immigration Service
Transaction
Airport

Resisted by Relative

Terrible odeal with traffic police and customs at Badagry, Lagos, Nigeria.

Very recently experienced: I was visiting Badagry region with my husband and spent a nice afternoon there. When going home by public transportation, some distance after the Badagry Beach there began hold ups: police situated not long distance from each other, immigration, customs and maybe area boys too…. and seeing me, though I tried to

City
Lagos
Department
Police
Transaction
Others

Resisted by Me

Allen Avenue Roundabout 'Business Center'

I was stopped at allen roundabout, while heading to airport hotel, for "traffic violation offense 22 cap 4c" (What the heck does that mean?) I was alleged to have refused right of way to the vehicle on my left at a roundabout. I was on the left lane, the only place a vehicle could have

City
Lagos
Department
Police
Transaction
Activities while on beat

Resisted by Me

Dodge a bride

I was at the muritala airport , the immigration man saw some food in my luggage and plainly told me it was illegal to travel with food ( well I was unaware of that law) and that I should "see" him . So I told him to wait and let me check in first. Fortunately

City
Lagos
Department
Immigration Service
Transaction
Airport

Resisted by Me

Travelling with Children

Last year, I went to Nigeria with my 3 children. On getting to the airport NDLA asked me to give them money because we have 7 boxes. Being a Nigeria myself, Immediately I said to him that they are not my children. Then he asked who's children are they … I replied my Oga's children

City
Lagos
Department
Immigration Service
Transaction
Airport

Resisted by Me

REFUSED TO PAY N15000 OR USD100

I arrived from an Asian country and only had few personal effects. A custom official approached me and ordered that my baggage be checked. He discovered few new items that I bought for personal use and as presents for friends and relatives. Because of previous experience I had receipts of purchase and VAT return certificates

City
Lagos
Department
Immigration Service
Transaction
Airport

Resisted by Me

"Oga, Give Us Something Now"

I was coming into Nigeria from the US and while being checked in at the MMA by an immigration officer, the man asked me to give them "something now". I was surprised that an immigration officer could beg me for money. It was a real shame that he did that. I have been to many

City
Lagos
Department
Immigration Service
Transaction
Airport

Resisted by Me

Request for bribe for tax reduction

I had the responsibility of ensuring that the staff of my organization paid the PAYE tax to the government. I approached the tax office ans submitted a schedule of staff salaries and allowances for us to have a calculation of the taxes to be paid. These calculations were made ans sent back to my office.

City
Abeokuta
Department
Income Tax
Transaction
Others

Resisted by Me

Pay 5,000

"Pay 5,000 or we reconnect you since you dont have a meter." I applied for a meter with PHCN and have waited for like 6months and no news. The guys keep coming for readings termed "estimate". I protested, bcs that month i had like like twice and yet am asked to pay. i resisted and

City
Port Harcourt
Department
Electricity Supply
Transaction
Rating of Meter

Resisted by Me

Road Worthiness

Asked to produce Road Worthiness. I told them that my understanding of Road Worthiness Certificate, is issued to vehicles used for commercial purpose and that have exceeded certain age. I was delayed and asked to free myself. But i declined and said i was ready to go any length.

City
Aba
Department
Police
Transaction
Others
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