Cable Thief Dies When Stealing Transformer Cable in Lagos
At the Surulere area of Lagos state, a petty thief was found dead in one of the transformer arena, it was gathered that unscrupulous elements stole the transformer cable about a week ago and the Electric Distribution Company came around yesterday to replace the stolen cable.
The suspected thieves thought the cable had not been connected yet and came back last night to purloin the newly replaced cable before one of them was made to “bend the knee” while others fled.
Meanwhile, the deceased family came around to mourn the butt-raising body and later left for the fear of armed forces harassment.
Man electrocuted while trying to steal transformer
It was a sad end for a suspected electricity cable thief who met a grim fate near an electricity transformer in Niger state on Friday, September 8.The suspect was discovered lifeless early this morning. The deceased was suspected of attempting to pilfer electricity cables from the transformer, met his demise when power was unexpectedly restored.Unfortunately, the young man’s daring endeavor to abscond with the cables ended in a fatal electrocution during a brazen ac...
Transformer Vandal Got Electrocuted in Osogbo
A Northerner in Osogbo, the capital city of Osun State has been electrocuted when trying to steal some part of the transformer in an Estate in the city.The man was discovered early yesterday morning when his dead body was dangling on the fence of the transformer.It was gathered that the suspect was electrocuted on Monday, August 15, while allegedly trying to steal cables from a transformer at Kolade Estate in Ogo Oluwa area of Osogbo.The appropriate authority has ev...
Govt Set to Arrest Food Vender Using Transformer Oil to Cook
The Nigeria Government is making plans to prosecute users of PolyChlorinated Biphenyl (PCBs), popularly known as transformer oil, in frying “akara” (bean cake), plantain chips, chicken and other food items.Prof. Babajide Alloy, a Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Environment, made the disclosure on Tuesday in an interview with newsmen on the sidelines of a workshop in Calabar.According to him, the consumption of food prepared from the chemical substance will exp...
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