The Obi Cubana’s Carnival and Nigeria’s Acres of Diamonds

More than 400 donated cows.  $100,000 diamond pendant. 24-karat gold sunglasses by the House of Lunettes. Close to 70 private jets. Hundreds of the most expensive luxury cars.  Wines costing N3.5 million served. A burial so affluent that the host quipped: the burial “would make people crave death with relish”.  Obi Cubana’s mother’s burial has dominated the social-sphere of Nigeria. He turned his village into an arena of the socialites, eclipsing another burial where a former bank CEO brought former presidents, bank executives, past and present central bank governors, etc for his mother’s burial. But those could not compete with … Continue reading The Obi Cubana’s Carnival and Nigeria’s Acres of Diamonds