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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

NAIJA POLICE DEY READ BIBLE

On a lighter note, here is a joke a friend forwarded to me and I've decided to share for everyone's enjoyment!

On Lagos-Ibadan express road, when a Pastor met a team of policemen who, quite naturally, wanted 'something' from him. Since he was not prepared to play their games, they asked for his papers and having combed through everything without any offence with which to nail the 'stubborn' pastor, they now asked him to open the bonnet of his car. A careful scrutiny of the engine number against what was on paper revealed that letter U was written in such a way that it could be mistaken for letter V. That was all the officer-in-charge needed to shout "stolen vehicle! Sensing trouble, even when he knew he committed no offence, the pastor called the OC to say he was a priest to which the officer replied :"Please, leave that pastor thing...in any case, if you are indeed a pastor, then you must have a Bible in your car, bring it." The Pastor did as was commanded after which the officer now ordered: "Please read Matthew 5:25, 26 to me". The incredulous Pastor opened to the recommended passage and read: "Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still with him on the way, or he may hand you over to a judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison. I tell you the truth; you will not get out until you have paid the last penny."The man of God quietly made an "offering" of "just" one N100 to his newly found "preacher".End of service! Go in peace and argue no more, said the OC.

Funny, huh? And I will leave y'all with this political song by Eldee - I go yarn!


7 Comments:

Blogger catwalq said...

Had to stop by after seeing your comment on Funmi Iyanda's blog...

Brilliant!!!

Tue May 15, 11:41:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Nilla said...

LOL @ the joke.


How you dey?

I sent an invite for the NDS blog. Did you get it?

Wed May 16, 08:21:00 PM EDT  
Blogger dolly said...

Nigerian Police ** hiss**

Thu May 17, 10:05:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Linda Ikeji said...

Is that verse really in the bible? It's hard to believe but I'll go chec it out asap

Mon May 21, 07:56:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Linda Ikeji said...

ive checked it out...its really in the bible.Na wa o

Mon May 21, 08:06:00 AM EDT  
Blogger ijeoma obu iheoma said...

interesting.. nice joke..

btw i loved your comments regarding the Dare Obsanjo debacle..

Tue May 22, 03:45:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Mr.Fineboy said...

Nice one! And I love the whole concept of Eldee's "I go yarn". Kinda reminds me of when Fela said "I no go gree...make my brother suffer make I no talk..."

Thu May 24, 01:30:00 PM EDT  

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