Lagos in recent times has become safer
than it was some years ago when violent
robberies, car jacking and mugging are
carried out even in broad day light.
However, in spite of the improved
security, some areas are still considered
as dangerous. As a resident or visitor,
you do not want to find yourself in these
bus stations at night or early in the
Crowded Apongbon bus stop: A perfect
breeding ground for pickpockets and
1. Estate Bus stop at Ketu-Alapere:
Attacks are carried-out both day and
2. Berger bus stop (along OPIC–Ibadan
Criminals attack victims with guns on the
long bridge and in traffic jams.
3. First Gate junction Agidingbi:
4. Boundary Bus stop in Ajegunle:
Popularly referred to as the ‘one million
boys’ gang territory where criminals
attack passengers in vehicles.
A typical Lagos bus station during rush
5. Ijora Bus stop:
Notorious spot for gang-rape; abduction
in buses (popularly known as ‘one
6. Mile 2 Oke:
Hammers, knives, guns are used to rob
motorists in traffic jam
7. Church bus stop – Agboju Mile 2
Haven for street urchins
8. Agric Bus stop Mile 2:
Notorious area for buried arms that are
used for robbery operations in the area.
9. Abule-osu Bus Stop along Mile 2 –
Drivers conspire with thugs to attack
10. Apongbon Bus stop:
Hotbed of ‘one-chance’ bus attacks.
11. School Bus stop, along Mba Mile 2
road in Ajegunle:
Use of jack-knives and other weapons
Typical Lagos bus station at night:
Mugging is common when night falls
12. Bamboo area along Oworonsoki –
a dangerous spot about 100 meters from
Alapere Housing Estate Bus stop.
13: Oshodi Oke Bridge:
Oshodi Oke ‘boys’ are notorious for bag
snatching, pickpocketing and mugging
during rush hours.
14. Bolade Bus stop Oshodi:
Bolade bus stop, once noted for chaos
has improved since the facelift by Lagos
State. But during rush hours and late
nights, mugging is common.
15. Abule Egba Traffic Light:
This bus stop is noted for violent
mugging and dangerous street urchin
who can forcefully take your belongings
and even harm you.
16. Agboju Bus stop along Badagry
Notorious for car-jacking and robbery on
17. Ajah Bus stop:
Sporadic clashes often breaks among
rival street urchins loyal to a ‘certain
chief’ and over collection of toll from
commercial bus drivers.
Women are alleged to have been raped
at night during such clashes.
18. Costain under Bridge:
Costain under bridge is dangerous at
night. Mugging is common in the area.
19. Okokomaiko and Agric Bus stop:
The two bus stops are noted for car
jacking, mugging and disappearances.
20. Iyana Iba Bus stop:
For years, Iyana Iba has been noted for
violent mugging, robbery and car
So, Stay Clear From All Those Bus Stops
And Be Safe