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“Bribery is normal in Nigeria” — Aljazeera journalist, Haru Mutasa

Zimbabwean-born Aljazeera journalist, Haru Mutasa has recounted some of her experience while working in Nigeria.

According to the journalist, bribery is normal in Nigeria, Mutasa stated that bribery is important in Nigeria.

Sharing her experience she noted that the first time she was given a brown envelope filled with dollars was in Nigeria, and it was after she interviewed someone important in Kano.

She tweeted,

“Working in Nigeria. In Kano. We interviewed someone very important. First time I was given the brown envelope. I opened it. Saw the US dollars, gave it back. Gave some excuse why I can’t accept the money. It’s happened more times in Nigeria, it’s normal there”.

See screenshot of her tweet below,

In other news, Popular Nigerian TV Host, Frank Edoho, recently took to his page on twitter to bemoan the attitude of Nigerian Youths when it comes to the affairs of the country.

According to Edoho, the youths are not ready for a better Nigeria.

He made this remark in his response to an earlier tweet which suggested that ”Nigerian Youths are antagonists of themselves”.

His reply reads,

“Nigerian youths are very passionate about Messi vs Ronaldo, Wizkid vs Davido, Laycon vs Kiddwaya, Nigerian Jollof vs Ghana, iPhone vs Samsung and Dodo vs Boli. But when it’s time to talk about increased taxation, no jobs, devaluation of the naira- deafening silence. Una no ready.”


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