This is indeed a strange time.

A Nigerian, Nicholas Ozoechi Nwonye was on Friday stabbed to death on a train platform in Calgary, Canada.

Nwonye, 46, was on his way home from Hersak’s lecture hall when the deadly attack took place, at 6:45 p.m.

He was approaching the westbound platform of the City Hall LRT station in downtown Calgary.

Stabbed in the chest and abdomen by a man he had never met, Nwonye, who just recently moved to Canada with his wife and three children from Nigeria he later died at the hospital.

The man accused in Nwonye’s death, Keeton Michel Gagnon, was arrested by police shortly after the incident while he was trying to escape the scene in an eastbound train.

The 39-year-old suspected killer has been charged with second-degree murder.