When a former gomina graduated from Oyinbo jail recently, his clansmen did all they could to give him soft-landing at home on return. Trust the "guy man" himself, he has been acting up the script, telling anyone who cares to listen that "na condition cause am".
First, they circulated the news that the Great One had kicked the bucket. For several hours, the nation was on the edge as no one knew what that would entail for national stability.
It turned out for be a hoax.
Like love gone sour, the story is always never palatable once repayment agreement breaks down between a usurer and the borrower. What follows is the lending bank and the debtor-customer tugging at each other's throats in the open.
By design or default, the still unfolding $2.1bn arms scandal involving former National Security Adviser SamboDasuki has exposed the bizarre side of our elite and their collaborators. Faced with possible trial over alleged stealing, it is amazing how suddenly yesterday's strongmen and strong-women of power and influence have become afflicted by all manners of illnesses.
While the famous “wailers” and the “hailers” went back and forth over whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari took $300, 000 in addition to the two SUVs dispatched to him after Boko Haram attacked him in Kaduna, we got some insight into how the SUV story came about in the first place.
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