Over the years, we have come to discount Nigeria’s big brother as a weak blind buffoon that cannot watch his own house, but that may be a costly assumption.
Sahara Reporters published a phone conversation reportedly between Senator Dino Melaye, a Nigerian senator representing Kogi West Local government in Kogi State and Muhammed Audu, son of Abubakar Audu, late Kogi State governor. In the tape, the Senator Dino’s voice brazenly made some unlawful admissions.
This tape is coming one month after Sahara Reporters released another call between the senator and a lawmaker where bribes were reportedly being negotiated in US dollars.
Dino Melaye has been associated with plenty theatrics that have been deemed unworthy of a public officer. As much as I do not want to concern myself with the intricacies and political undertones here, the question bugging me is how these tapes were obtained in the first place. But there are even more of them.
Still on the Nigeria’s political terrain, Ogun State’s Governor Ibikunle Amosun and his Borno counterpart Kashim Shettima were allegedly taped in a conversation scheming on how the Hausa and Yoruba ethnic groups can do the Igbos in. Another politically charged scandal…