Pranksters are at the moment attempting to dominate the skit mating area in Nigeria. However, a number of Nigerians are already anxious about the extreme contents they are dishing out.
A prank is outlined as a mischievous act or a sensible joke performed on somebody, usually inflicting the sufferer to expertise embarrassment, perplexity, confusion or discomfort.
It has grow to be a typical characteristic in the Nigeria skit-making area immediately.
For occasion: The prank movies by MC Makopolo, Machigold, Zfancy, Alice Marve and others abound.
However, no matter how humorous these prank movies look, there appears to be an imminent hazard. The puzzle is, would Nigerians forfeit the potential risks for loud laughter?
Pegars went spherical the streets to search solutions.
One Stephanie David mentioned: “Some of these pranks are obnoxious and extremely outplayed. Most of these pranks are regardless of the possible danger to the lives of those who are pranked. I once saw a video of a woman who almost got burnt out of fear because a prankster blew a loud pipe while she was cooking. This is a typical example of a prank gone wrong.”
On his half, Dapo Ibiowotisi mentioned, “Actually, I’m someone who never for once likes pranks, it used to endanger lives. I could remember two months ago when my colleague went to prank someone; but for God’s intervention it would have ended in a loss of life. Pranksters have to add what I will call visibility and total health insurance to whoever they want to prank.”
Also, Temitope Babalola mentioned, “As much as the prank makers are creating content material for monetary functions, there is a necessity for them to train restraints in the way they go about it.
“When you look at the way they do it, it looks scary and dangerous and this should not be condoned in the society. I want the relevant authorities to do the needful by coming out to caution the prank makers and go further to set a standard for them.”
Poloum David: “Some pranks scare and endanger people’s lives, it’s wrong on all levels please; people are already going through a lot and pranksters should honestly not worsen it. Truth is, sometimes pranking can be sweet and interesting. But most times, it’s scary. For people with High BP or certain health issues, certain levels of pranks and surprises are a NO NO.”
To get a authorized perspective to the matter, Pegars spoke with a authorized practitioner, Dr Sam Amadi, who mentioned the extreme stage of pranks is as a consequence of a rising development of individuals wanting to devour leisure to the extreme, including that the dependancy to extreme leisure had fueled the business of skit making even to the level of creating actual threats to different people.
While explaining that there are offences for public dysfunction, he famous that police can get content material creators arrested and prosecuted even when there’s no actual injury or loss of life.
“So they can be prosecuted for legal negligence, legal assault and menace to life. The reality that you are doing a prank or simply attempting to play is not an excuse if your actions are extraordinarily careless and negligent.
“Whether you are making skit or not, it doesn’t matter. What matters is that if your actions constitute threat or result in injury, you can be charged for it,” he said.