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14 Things You Are Free To Do In Nigeria That’s llegal Abroad (Photos)

14 Things You Are Free To Do In Nigeria That’s llegal Abroad (Photos)

Thought Nigeria is the worst country, eh? You should be proud and happy you are a Nigerian.

As Nigeria celebrate her 60th Independence to, so many people feel there is nothing worth celebrating. Bad roads, poor electricity, and hike in food stuffs might make you wish you were from another country.

Well there are some everyday things you do in Nigeria that can get your arrested, pay huge fine or even sentenced to death in other countries. Check them out below.

1. It’s a crime to spit in public in Dubai

If you are fond of spitting in public, Dubai is not a place for you .Spitting in public places in Dubai can cost Dh1,000 (N103,000) in fine. 

2. Married Women Can Only Have One Glass of Wine/Alcohol in Bolivia

While many married women drink bottles of alcohol in Nigeria, it is illegal in Bolivia. If you’re a single woman in Bolivia, you can drink as much as you want. But if you are married, it’s just one glass for you. This is due to the belief that alcohol may make a woman more immoral. A husband could divorce his wife if he see her drinking in public.

3. It’s Illegal to Climb a Tree in

Parts of Canada

Everybody wants to travel to Canada but if you have that ‘village mentality’ of climbing trees please stay in Nigeria. Climbing trees in Canada will earn you a hefty fine of over $300 (N85,000)

4. It’s a crime To Hang Your Laundry in Public in Trinidad and Tobago

While we dry our clothes anywhere in Nigeria, it is illegal to dry your clothes anywhere that projects over a street, wall, fence or window facing a street in Trinidad and Tobago.

Whenever you wash your clothes in this country make sure you don’t dry it facing the street or you might get arrested or slapped with a heavy fine.

5. It’s Illegal listen to good music in North Korea

In North Korea, you can’t play ‘FEM’ by Davido or any kind of music that doesn’t glorify the country or the president..

6. It’s Illegal to drive black cars in Turkmenistan

In Turkmenistan it’s strongly believed that black color brings bad luck and white color is the symbol of happiness. This is why black cars have been banned since 2018.

7. It’s a crime to have any hairstyle in North Korea that’s not on the official list.

North Korea allows only 18 haircuts for women and 15 for men. None of the hairstyles allow a change in hair color.

8. It’s a crime to forget your wife birthday in Samoa

Did you remember your wife’s birthday this year? Did you get her a gift?

Many Nigerian men are fond of forgetting their wives birthday. Doing so in Samoa will get you arrested if your wife reports to the police

9. It’s a crime to own a car in North Korea if you are not a government official

In North Korea, Only government officials are allowed to own a car. It is estimated that only one in every 100 people own a car in North Korea.

10. It’s a crime to make love to your wife without brushing your teeth in Minnesota, USA.

Nigerian men this is for you. Why don’t you like brushing your teeth? Thank you lucky stars you are in Nigeria and not in Minnesota, USA. In Minnesota no man is allowed to make love to his wife with the smell of garlic, sardines or onions on his breath.

11. It’s Illegall to drive with dirty tires in Minnesota, USA.

In Minnesota, dirty tires are considered a public nuisance if they deposit mud, dirt, or other substances on a street or highway. You can get slapped with a heavy fine for driving with dirty tires.

14. It’s a crime to watch Cable Television in North Korea

In North Korea, there is no Supersport, Zee World, MNet, Nickoledeon, MTV Base or any kind of channel you enjoy here in Nigeria.

North Korea only has 4 official TV channels available in the country. Censorship by the government is so strong that it does not allow any other type of television.

13. You can’t go to the mosque or church in North Korea.

North Korea is officially an atheist country. All forms of religious practices are forbidden. Preaching in public in North Korea can get you life imprisonment or death sentence.

In 2016, Pastor Han Chung-Ryeol Killed for sharing the gospel of Jesus in North Korea. Nigeria is not that bad after all.

We can preach in public and go to our place of worship without any fear of death sentence or life imprisonment. Count yourself lucky to be a Nigerian.

14. It’s a crime to have an opinion in North Korea.

Go to a newspaper stands in Nigeria and you will see our Igbo brothers criticizing President Buhari. Try that in North Korea and you will get arrested. In North- Korea, you dare not criticize the regime. All Igbos should count themselves lucky to be a Nigerian.

Whenever you are having a bad day and you wish to travel out of Nigeria, remember there are some people somewhere who are banned from spitting in public, arrested and fined for forgetting their wives birthday and banned from going to church or mosque. Nigeria is not bad after all. Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, and other tribes, let’s work together to make Nigeria great.

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