A middle-aged man coughed to death in Akure, the Ondo capital, on Thursday.
The commuter vomited blood while coughing as he waited for a taxi.
The citizen gave up the ghost before first aid could get to him, NAN reports.
Eyewitnesses said items found on the deceased included drugs suspected to have been bought at a hospital.
The incident was reported to the police and the body moved to a mortuary.
Police Public Relations Officer, SP Funmilayo Odunlami confirmed the death.
“The young man has been identified. Efforts are on to get his family members”, the spokesperson said.