Eating with the Spirits: The Story of Lagos’s Ghost-Owned Restaurant

Eating with the Spirits: The Story of Lagos's Ghost-Owned Restaurant

Discover the intriguing story of the alleged ghost-owned restaurant in Lagos, Nigeria. Is it real or a hoax? Read on to find out and join the conversation.

It was simply another day in Ipaja, a bustling neighborhood of Lagos, Nigeria, after an area eatery experienced sudden chaos.

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Customers were horrified to discover that the food seller and her workers were none other than ghosts.

According to reports making rounds that was obtained by, a customer recognized the food seller and her workers as ghosts and they subsequently disappeared.

The restaurant, which specializes in the sales of Amala, is located on at Alaja-megida road, Ayobo Ipaja, Lagos.

What Is Amala?

Amala is a traditional Nigerian food made from yam, cassava, or plantain flour. It is a thick, dough-like substance that is typically served with a variety of stews and soups, such as ewedu, which is made from jute leaves, and gbegiri, a bean-based stew. Amala is a staple food in the Yoruba ethnic group of Nigeria, and it is considered a delicacy in many parts of the country. It is typically eaten with the fingers and is considered a comfort food by many. The texture and taste of amala can vary depending on the type of flour used, the cooking method, and the recipe. Some regions make it thicker, and others make it a little more watery. It is often eaten with a variety of meats, fish, and vegetables.

The incident has caused quite a stir among local residents and has sparked a lot of speculation and rumors.

Many people are now wondering if the story is true or if it is just a hoax.

Some have even suggested that it could be a publicity stunt by the restaurant to generate more business.

The story began when a customer of the restaurant, reported a strange encounter.

The customer alleged that they recognized the food seller as someone who had passed away in their village a long time ago.

Another customer also noted, while placing their order, that they noticed something odd about the food seller and her assistants. They couldn’t quite put their finger on it, but something seemed off. 

It wasn’t until the customer saw the food seller and her apprentices left the scene right before their eyes that the reality of the situation hit them: the food seller and her assistants were ghosts.

The customer immediately shared their experience with others, and soon the news of the ghostly food seller spread like wildfire.

People from all over Ipaja came to see for themselves, and many claimed to have had similar experiences.

Some reported seeing the ghostly figures of the food seller and her apprentices, while others claimed to have felt a strange presence in the restaurant.

As word of the ghostly restaurant spread, it quickly became a hot topic of discussion in Ipaja and beyond. Many were fascinated by the idea of a ghost-owned restaurant and were eager to visit the place themselves.

However, as more and more people began to investigate the claims, it became clear that the restaurant was no longer in operation.

The food seller and her apprentices had indeed disappeared, and the restaurant had closed its doors for good.

Many theories have been proposed to explain the strange incident. Some believe that it was a hoax perpetrated by the restaurant’s owners in an attempt to generate more business.

Others think that the customer who reported the ghostly encounter may have been hallucinating or suffering from some sort of mental illness.

However, there are also those who believe that the story is true and that the food seller and her apprentices were indeed ghosts. They point to the numerous reports of strange occurrences at the restaurant as evidence, and argue that the closure of the restaurant is further proof of the ghostly presence.

Regardless of whether or not the story is true, it has certainly captured the imagination of many people and has sparked a lot of conversation and debate.

The story of the ghost-owned restaurant in Ipaja, Lagos, has become a local legend and will no doubt be retold for years to come. It is a story that leaves many questions unanswered but it is a reminder that sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction.

It is important to note that at, we do not report on false trends. We are currently working to uncover the truth about this matter.

We will provide updates on this report as new information becomes available.

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