Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Humans Turned Into Goats (Nigeria)

http://www.sunnewsonline.com/webpages/news/national/2010/july/07/national-07-07-2010-021.htm

Daily Sun [Nigeria]
7 July 2010

Human beings-turned goats story, a hoax – Police

By VINCENT UKPONG KALU and MATTHEW DIKE

Yesterday morning, rumours spread like bush fire in the harmattan in Ojo, and other neighbouring towns in Lagos and Ogun States that seven human beings were turned to goats through esoteric means. The rumour also had it that the goats were detained in Ojo Police station. A motley crowd besieged the police station to witness the bizarre development. [...]

From one source to another, the story kept magnifying. It first started with a human being turning to a goat until it became seven goats turning to seven human beings. It was the subject of discussion at bus stops, inside commercial vehicles and markets with each source presenting different versions of the story. [...]