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BBC & MailOnline Apologise For Carrying FAKE STORY About HUMAN FLESH RESTAURANT In Nigeria

FOODSome days ago, a few foreign media including BBC, AFP and Daily Mail published a story claiming a Nigerian restaurant in Anambra was shut down for cooking human flesh.

That story went viral, but it WASN’T TRUE.

The Anambra State Police Command responded to the story on Sunday May 17th, saying nothing like that ever happened. The State’s Police Public Relations Officer, Uche Eze, told PUNCH:

“There was nothing like that. I advise you to ignore that report. It’s not true and it did not happen.

We don’t have such record. It’s embarrassing. I think we definitely deserve an apology because this story has already been sold out to a huge international audience who made so many unnecessary comments about Nigeria and Nigerians.” 

And we did get that apology!! Two days after, MailOnline and BBC tendered apologies to Nigerians. Read…
BBC-APOLOGY

BBC-APOLOGY-2I hope this puts paid to all the insults about Nigerians being cannibals.

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