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Friday, 7 March 2014

"I work so hard yet I'm still a tenant' - Kunle Afolayan writes about hardship in Nigeria

Prolific movie producer and director Kunle Afolayan is tired of Nigeria and its hardship and took to his Facebook page to vent his frustration. He says he's seriously thinking of relocating. See the rest of his write up after the cut...




167 comments:

Anonymous said...

God will help you bro, seriously nigeria is a stupid country #bright bravo#

Anonymous said...

Good thing ur papa don prepare d way for una.

I've been in d shoes of an average Nigerian. But if u have d means to relocate abeg dt country no get future.

As for me na to siddon Canada dey look.. Proudly 9ja ko.. I be proudly God's pikin

@edDREAMZ said...

First of all (nobi go downlow) calm down bros, thats life....
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Anonymous said...

first to comment i hope

NiKi Posh said...

I can feel Ɣ☺ΰя pain bro. May God rescue us all frm d hands of our selfish and self-centred govt. I'm damn tired of dis country too. Phew!

Anonymous said...

Your movies are shit,when you make a good movie then you will see results.

Alloy Chikezie said...

That's Nigeria for you


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Anonymous said...

Boys are not smiling oh

Anonymous said...

Owu breeze they blow the guy.lol #anonymous sharpmouth#

Olaleye Adisa said...

9ice tort bro, u still need to thank God that u have an option to travel out or swich to another country to start up something. May God help u anywhere u go bro. ⌣̊┈̥-̶̯͡»̶̥♡thanks ⌣̊┈̥-̶̯͡»̶̥ 

chubbytj said...

Naija is just a terrible place really! When I think of this nation atimes, I feel lyk crying... I just can't afford to waste my precious tears on this country. I wonder where we are headed... So sad! Giant of africa my foot

Anonymous said...

End times

BONARIO NNAGS said...

The richer are getting richer and the poor poorer.
Each day we hear from the minister of finance speaking how our country is growing economically in figures and one would be pushed to ask who are the beneficiaries?
I don't doubt her for over the past 5years the number of Nigerians that own or make use of private jets has tripled. While on the other hand so many can't afford basic life amenities.
E go beta!

~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA3310

Anonymous said...

Hmmmm It is well dats naija for U



FDJ

Anonymous said...

Hmmm!! Bros that would be better for u cos Naija isn't it at all. No electricity, no fuel for generators. Time's coming when this nation's gonna divide..it is well!

Anonymous said...

You will be more successful in america.

Anonymous said...

Generator things.

Anonymous said...

He must have had it with the naija system. The nigerian system will eat you up and spit you out.

Anonymous said...

With your rubbish movies,you're complaining.sharraaapppp there

Alloy Chikezie said...

That's Nigeria for you, that's the country we found ourselves, its like when you are working hard, doing everything right, still nothing seems to be working, I am equally tired of this country, sometimes I wish I was never born a Nigerian, I wash...


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Anonymous said...

GEJ you're the cause of all this problems, if you like keep giving out centenary medals to abacha and friends.

osatuyi idowu said...

He'z right. *««*CROWD PULLER PLEASER*»»*•

Visages Parfait said...

There comes a time in a mans' life,yeah?

Anonymous said...

just as if Kunle is reading my mind. Im honestly fed up. to make matters worse for me, no job. What does the future hold?

amy spa said...

stories that touch the heart... odiegwu na today u just wake up,abeg park well joor... you are a tenant because you chos to.. som ppl under ur pay roll are landlords plz spare us ur detail.

AnnMarie said...

i feel him jare. the situation here is really bad

Anonymous said...

Speak your peace, Kunle. Who feels it knows it.

@edDREAMZ said...

Seriously, nigeria jaga jaga no dooubt.... I thought this man is a very big man judging frm the films is acting and the connection he has in the industry..... Dude just park ur load and go but put in mind that 'thats life'...
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Anonymous said...

Omg is not easy in Nigeria at all kunle I undst what u are saying

Anonymous said...

So this man still leaves in a rented apartment.... i thought it he was very rich oo. well i wouldn't blame him.


Something good is about to happen to someone just believe Kunle Afolayan it is well.

Sweet Mary ...@mzz_mary1 said...

TRue dat

Anonymous said...

someone is indirectly telling us not to come back to Naija but linda is making it nah. or abi na make believe?

Collins Seyi said...

I really understand what you mean but you still need to thank God on your life. U sand u owning bank million? If u don't have capacity they won't lend you the need. And you are saying u are are still a Tennant? If I may ask u where do you stay? I mean which Area? Going to abroad or aquire forging citizenship it doesn't matter that u be a million. Dollars or be successful in life. There is so many people Nigeria born American citizen here. They have noting to show expect pali.

Make-Up by Teju Tobun said...

Its called Reflection... We all reflecting now, and thinking what tomorrow would hold for us.

Anonymous said...

It's not easy o had this discussion with a friend Nigeria is really messed up I was team 9ja b4 2 till I traveled and opened my eyes mhen god punish Nigeria gment 4 not performing the right duties

Lyndy said...

Too bad. Nigeria is richly blessed with vast mineral nd human resources, that if well managed nd evenly distributed, everyone in this country will be living slightly above average. Pls dnt giv up sir. It shall be well. I weep for this country. Wen wil it ever get better? Mtchewwwwww

Anonymous said...

Ds write up brot tears to my eyes, especially abt d petty trader whose entire goods and source of livelihood no pass 10k....which way naija?

D J STELCH said...

Boss If You Say You Dont Own A House Of Your Own Yet, But Your Younger Actor Brother Owns a Bently and a House In Lekki which you work harder than he does.. #JustSaying!! Anywaz God Bless Your Hustle!!

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Anonymous said...

It's true...I don't blame him atall!! For all those people who say Naija for life!! more grease to them....Shio! A country that do not care about its citizens...is not worth shit....all we are asking is basic amenities of life good ...food,shelter, electricity, education and security....otan!! Yet 60 years and still counting..our leaders have consistently failed us..
Mr Afolayan Abeg...u are doing urself gross injustice if u stay in Nigeria and you have an opportunity to live in d Usa....God forbid bad thing....Nigeria is not worth it atall...and I thank my God that I left Nigeria years ago...
Am I rich in Canada where I live...no but I am comfortable. I work hard, live and eat well...I feel safe ...and save money for holidays...man doesn't need more than that...
I commend u for being real......

Anonymous said...

It's indeed a sad situation

Anonymous said...

U are still a tenent and yet u bought a bentley last year#misplaced priority# be wise man,lindodo don't chop my comment like ukwa o

Lassy said...

This is exactly the way I feel too. I think it's time to leave. I've done almost half of my life here and it's always same old story. Canada beckons and I pray to leave soon

Anonymous said...

lol..nice one bro..

candygirl said...

My sentiments exactly! This country is so frustrating,and it gets worse everyday once!! God save us all.

Anonymous said...

Kunle... I dey feel you on Iya Basira matter, if a person like you could be complaining, that means Iya Basira level is tantamount to distress.

God bless u bro!
I hate Nigerian Politicians, most especially that Omokri guy.

Anonymous said...

So he should go nau. What is stopping him? Like we need to know that all his family members own American passports. Mtsheeeew

Anonymous said...

tru talk..gbam!..run yl u can..i dey ur bck..nt even wit dis boko haram tinz..GHANA!..here i com!

D J STELCH said...

He's Made Tremendous Points, Naija Is @ Its Boiling Point where everybody is gotta find there way but still Survive In Naija..

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davidosaze said...

Omolomo, pele jare. Go well, greet obama for me

childs play said...

Nigeria is still imbecile

Anonymous said...

Can u really blame him... everything is dabaruing...and dem dey celebrate 100yrs, well shame on dem....do how many of us now how much of taxs payer money waz spent on d so cal 100 yrs celebration(money spent on each of d artists that was also brought to celebrate).....think nigerians think.

Anonymous said...

I should also start thinking of relocating if a Kunle Afolayan Is relocating coz I don't even have a job not mention a car to fuel. Wait o nobi I'm broda buy big car one time plus how come other celebs dey buy n build houses? Ask them to show u d way now.

Aderonke said...

I kinda agree with you Kunle. Although I'm one of those who made it outside of Nigeria, still, I love my country. I've prayed, hoped that one day we'd have a nigeria where we would have leaders that love their country, we will have constant electricity, good health care, good roads, good education etc. But instead we have a clueless presidents, thieves as leaders and everything seems to be the opposite of getting better. All of this hurts, but the thing that hurts most is that the heart of most Nigerians are the same. Someone will replace this leaders one day, but it's a pity that most Nigerians already have the mindset to get to position of power, chop and go. National cake they call it. So I wonder who is actually gonna fix this country. I still hope though...I honestly still hope that things get better and I would love for it to be in my generation....

Anonymous said...

I you wan relocate, relocate...you don't need to justify or explain to anybody....I'm sure even "Andrew" wished he had relocated that time when he had the chance.

Anonymous said...

Kunle i would advise you not to leave...struggle it out...dere is no big deal living in America, you would gain luxuries of life but live as a second class citizen which psychologically worse than what you are facing in Nigeria

Anonymous said...

Hmmm dats naija for u, urs is even better, na where pple like me want relocate to? God dey! It is well.

Anonymous said...

I cry for my country ! Naija, which way fwd?

Anonymous said...

I swear. Kunle couldnt have said it better. Im still discussing with my fiance as i typd. NIGERIA is a mess... was a mess and from thd look of things will remain a mess. Absolutely nothing works. I work and earn 85k per month. That shit dont worth anything, house rents are crazy. To live in a decent place in lagos you ll be needing atleast 700k. So much insecurity in d land. Terrorism in the North Militancy in the Southsouth. Kidnapping in SouthEast and Arm and highway robbery, pick pocketing in the South West. Nigeria is a failed state. We r just deceiving ourselves by suffering and smiling, education is in shambles, I see flats and shanty being used for schools prostitution is on the rise.. I hate this country called Nigeria.

Anonymous said...

Eyah..God dey..it can be really frustrating God help us

bellalicious said...

True talk......No future!!

Anonymous said...

Im sure Nigerians will come on here to insult this guy instead of getting up and fighting for what is rightfully theirs. The government just dey treat dem like mumu

Anonymous said...

I love this man for his HONESTY.. A lot of the so called celeb suffering in silence and faking to be rich while inside they're all hungry and empty. Dude I hope things work out just the way you and your family wants it. Kudos for being honest Kunle.

bellalicious said...

True talk......no future!!!

bellalicious said...

True talk.....No future!!

Anonymous said...

Your work has remarkable, I have known you for some years now and ur kind work u should smiling to D bank. All d best bro wherever u find ur self.

Anonymous said...

Where do you want to relocate to? Oh, you assume life is better in the U.S. or the U.K or Europe or Canada? Thailand might work for you or better still Ukraine or Russia. Oh wait, there's Venezuela and Paraguay. Your options are numerous bro.

I school in the U.S. and I cant wait to come back home (yes, I am coming back). I can't go out at night because I'm afraid to run into someone, intoxicated with alcohol or marijuana and has a gun on him. Oh yes, I don't have to worry about gas for my generator or NEPA wahala, that's a big plus (I agree). But I still have to wake up early to beat traffic so I can get to my internship on time. I cant afford to buy everything I want because I have to think of my rent (which is a lot higher than what I paid for a flat in Lekki). And yes, people disappear here too and they find their bones 4 years later.

The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake. Nigeria is hard but quit whining and thank God you're not in Central African Republic; Be thankful what you have. If we all run away, who will fight for those who do not have that option? It takes hard work to become a country like the ones you want to run to.




Anonymous said...

Is GEJ responsible for your stupidity as well? This is a man renting a 6 bedroom house in an expensive part of Lagos and he is complaining because he isn't acknowledged as a celebrity and it is GEJ's fault? Thick fool

Alloy Chikezie said...

My brother! Its as if this country is under a curse or spell of some kind, because nothing is working, and its not as if Nigerians are not hard working, or good people, but still, the efforts of good and hard working individuals are not being felt. I tire o


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Anonymous said...

you are tenant because you don't want to cut your coat accord to tha amount of material you have there in land in mowe, magboro, ikorodu, arepo and epe. go there and build stop looking a people in lekki and vgc

Anonymous said...

My bro tell them ooo,it's not easy anywhere in the world.I believe contentment is what we need as humans,even UK where I am nothing nothing unto citizenship no better jobs,working ones ass off and at the end you spend the money on bills,I even envy my friends who come on vacation to spend money buying things most of us here cannot even afford.May God help us all.

Cynhams Cakes, Abuja said...

Ok, good luck to him.

Anonymous said...

Don't mind him,if he isn't comfortable in naija with all the opportunity he has what gives hum the assurance that he will be successful in America or in foreign country generally?Everywhere has its pros and cons.

Anonymous said...

What happened to the Bentley he bought!?

Apple said...

If you want to build a house for yourself you can, what is your priority ?

Anonymous said...

Abeg make dat guy park well. Ur destiny determines where u will b tomorrow. U can still go 2 america, jamacia uk nd work hard nd still remain dat tenant wey u b 4 naija. Is ur destiny dat can make u move d world

Anonymous said...

You hussle reach afrocandy,maheeda,cossy??Even them still be tenants sef!!!!! Oh boy you betah port ooh, igbo men believe that's where the crude oil is for those that weren't born with silver spoon....#cheezyjayne

Anonymous said...

His movies are shit? You must be a very stupid Mumu.

Anonymous said...

Nigerians too are to blame for their own woes..yes we know that our country is in a mess and therefore you have to go and school abroad...but how far with you giving yourselves and others a bad name by drug dealing...? yes there was no drug dealing mentioned in this report but Malaysians as a whole know us for drug dealing and therefore they will raid our homes and harass us...

Adekunle Rasheed said...

Tenant and you owned Bentley? you dey craz...... weyre broda

Anonymous said...

Shut up collins, ur english is terrible. Olodo.

Adekunle Rasheed said...

Tenant and you owned Bentley? you dey craz...... weyre broda

kclub said...

Honestly, if u can say datdat shows ur stupidity

Adekunle Rasheed said...

ehn If I hear, you be tenant and u dey use bentley? u dey craz brova

rinji boateng said...

Y do fools like you always say evrytin dt hits news is a sign of d end times....mtcheewww

Adekunle Rasheed said...

ehn? If I hear U be tenant and you have Bentley so sure that is not the only car you have, that is what you want jare brova..... chief Tenant

Anonymous said...

Nigeria government is corrupt to the core both those that are currently in power and those that were previously there. We see their children showing off their parent's loot on Instagram and twitter Birkin handbags...CL shoes, first class tickets to Paris and Switzerland....I hope Nigeria suffering hunts them to their grave.

Anonymous said...

Make all of ona pack comot 4 nja self! Am freakin tayad of complains! Pray 4 urself and stop complainin! God who created me in Nigeria has a purpose 4 me here,pple who re livin big in d country re not livin big bkus they re handsome/beautiful/intelligent/have 10 heads e.t.c ...until most of u start seein d country in a positive way,u wil die complainin dat d country is too this and that..funny tin is dat we ave same complaint wit our fore fathers nd nuffin is being done about it,accept d fact dat d country wil remain bad!..y dont we stop d complain for once nd think of how to eat from d country's cake too

Anonymous said...

Taorid is dis u?

Maureen Bello said...

God has blessed us with every natural resouce we need to have one of the best economies in the world. We do not have natural disasters, our problems are manmade. Wickedness thrives in this land, our leaders are so greedy, all they think of is themselves, its so sad! Kunle is lucky to have an option so unlike many. I'm sure of this one thing for sure, if God doesn't see Nigeria through, he'll show me mercy and see me through!

Anonymous said...

U are a big fool..... Abeg which 1 u don produce jare? Idiots like u are d badt youth we have around, d guys is complaining abt hardship in Nigeria n if u ar ther writing up abt d shit in his movie.... Am sure na *tawa eleko* films u dey watch or 10 in 1 so u can't afford to c his movies @ cinema or get a copy...... Idiota
PR

Anonymous said...

Ghen ghen!!!!! C me c wahala... Pls in ur village if u ar under sm1 payroll can't u still do biz alongside,brain na common thng buh u no get..... Abeg make I giv u kunle number so u can tell him what to do, so he can be a landlord and am sure say GEJ na ur papa cos common sense miss 4 una head.... Msheeeeew
PR

Anonymous said...

U are a big fool..... Abeg which 1 u don produce jare? Idiots like u are d badt youth we have around, d guys is complaining abt hardship in Nigeria n if u ar ther writing up abt d shit in his movie.... Am sure na *tawa eleko* films u dey watch or 10 in 1 so u can't afford to c his movies @ cinema or get a copy...... Idiota
PR

Chris Roache said...

Chei,Chineke help us. I love and hate naija .i pray one day it will change for our great ,grand children because I don't see changes in this generation. Is getting worst. If I have option,I will relocate.

Anonymous said...

Do u think its everybody dat can live in ikorodu, mowe/ibafo, sango or dat villiage where u live making 9ja more miserable 4 ur life

Anonymous said...

What is wrong with you?..why the rush to comment?can't you read through your comment before posting it here?..please all this embarrassing sentences like one who hasn't got any history of education has to stop..there are still some learned few here,be warned!

Anonymous said...

Oh don't be dumb. Get ur facts right before talking. Its his younger bro that bought a bentley and not him. Besides he's bro doesn't have a family to cater for, Kunle does. Give the guy a break. He's priorities are straight.

Anonymous said...

True talk bro but d most annoying thing bout 9Ja pple is dat when some1 keeps it real some annoying bloggers use it as a platform to run their stupid mouth!

Anonymous said...

You earn 85k a month and u wanna start a family? You already have a fiance? Wow. In this lagos? I hope u understand what you're getting into. You should consider other means of getting regular income, asides the miserly 85k. Goodluck to you and your fiance.

Anonymous said...

Oh don't be dumb. Get ur facts right before talking. Its his younger bro that bought a bentley and not him. Besides he's bro doesn't have a family to cater for, Kunle does. Give the guy a break. He's priorities are straight.

chemmywalata walata said...

For real naija na hard country things aint right

Anonymous said...

Shut up, it was his younger brother Aremu that bought bentley, probably through cash gifts from women.

Anonymous said...

not saying his not right,but him bin a tenant is his own doing,not evrybody cn live on d island most pipo who earn below u av @least 2bedroom flat in lagos outskirt(go 2 places lyk obadore,badagry area etc)nd c dem liviig big wit wat dey have.you r still a tenant bcos u chose 2 live a fake life.

Anonymous said...

Which other celebs build house, definitely not actors. We heard his brother dates women for money hence the bentley. Most actresses sleep with men for money too hence their flashy cars. In the movie industry, actresses or actors living large is mostly all about sex for money

Anonymous said...

Why the beef? You are part of Nigeria's problem. U sound depressed!

Anonymous said...

Leave them o...unrealistic Nigerians
...they will say tough it out even insult te man ...because they don't have no opportunities to get out of the country!!

Anonymous said...

Seriously do you have brains at all? Your comment shows how poor you reason. With this attribute I doubt if you can make it in life

Anonymous said...

Sorry nt taorid

Anonymous said...

Dude.. Canada is far from all dis shit u jus listed. . Canada is d place to be bro and stop whining too.. until u get back to 9ja u might nt understand fully well what he's trying to say.

Sojiment said...

I'm sure this is Ifeanyi

JJ said...

@Anon 10:10PM, If Mr. Afolayan relocates to the USA, what is he going to be doing there? He is a Nigerian film maker, not an American film maker. Not unless he is going to give up his Nigerian film making profession for another career altogether, there really is no future for him in the USA.

The best he and others can do is try to challenge the statusquo in Nigeria and try to bring about the change he wants.

Sojiment said...

Is that how calm Jupiter is? Please send an invitation to Kunle Afolayan

Sojiment said...

Don't mind him...he is just one of the Bonario-endtime family

Sojiment said...

Cause be unto GEJ.

Sojiment said...

Linda just dey package herself ni ooooo

Anonymous said...

No where is really easy. I hear people talking of relocating all the time and I think they just don't get what those of us abroad have to put up with. Moving from Nigeria to the west doesn't automatically make u a 2nd class citizen. Blacks born there are 2nd class. You are a 3rd or even lower class immigrant (not citizen).
I'm in the UK and currently jobless even after developing a programme that saved my former company millions of £s last year. Notwithstanding, I was racially abused by several poorly educated and unenlightened people while on the job and was even fed up before I was asked to leave due to 'restructuring'! Their citizens who don't know their left from right are still there.
On the other hand at least I've had jobs here and still getting interviewed without knowing anybody. That's almost impossible in Nigeria. I've even had experiences of actually interviewing with Nigerian company managers, told I've passed but still never get the offers because some admin level staff have managed to hijack the process back home. Our problem is thus obviously not just the Government or those at the top. It's the general populace. We have become a rotten mediocrity loving and selfish people from top to bottom.
Nevertheless, I still want to come home and hope to be the change I want to see in my country no matter what it will cost me. Still, I cannot blame anyone who wants to leave.

Anonymous said...

Abeg just shut up already. You are not even happy that you have a job that pays you 85k per month... Millions of people are praying for that kind of opportunity to work and your here complaining. Pls be contented

Skills said...

This is just something that we nigerian youths should reflect on.our people cry of lack of jobs but 50 % of our oil industry is dominated by whites they leave their own country and come here and scavenge for work and earn way beyond our on over qualified brothers.we run to their country to do master and phd when we come back here we still stay under the so called whites who doesnt have a high school certificate all our youths do is to buy megabyte and come here to rant about .pls anyone that wants to move should move but until we stop ranting and start doing something about it then we will build a future for our kids ,if not our children will end up on the street of London and New York like slaves that they always make us to be.

Skills said...

We are third class citizens in our own country

anonymous said...

*sigh* Ode ni e n ti e...

Hot Cool Gist said...

I understand for real such thing do happens... This life "Na wash"


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Anonymous said...

My friend, I relocated from Naija like 4yrs ago and I was not doing badly before I left. I just decided I'd had enough of the useless system and avoidable stress. Fact is everybody in Naija is suffering - including the rich. Naija is the only country in the world where u can buy a Bentley but won't find fuel to drive it with. Stay where u r, I beg u!

Anonymous said...

Anon 11.03pm, u spend the money on bills because u enjoyed those services in the first place. In Naija, even with ur money u may not find those services. And pls forget about those people who come to shop on vacation. U don't know what they did to get the money. Everybody na thief for Naija o! Private sector or Public sector. All in an attempt to cope with a ridiculously high cost of living. And keep up appearances - like the designer clothes they bought on New Bond Str. during their last trip to Jand.

Anonymous said...

Gbam! It's called quality of life

Anonymous said...

Bia, Wetin be your problem? The man expressed himself on his Facebook page. Are you his frind on Facebook?

Anonymous said...

Aderonke, I am also in that boat with you. I have found it impossible to ignore Naija even though I am perfectly happy and successful out here. It is home, afterall. But all I see is a system designed purely to support corruption. And people have become animals as a result of poverty and the jungle maxim of "survival of the fittest". Will it change in this lifetime? I seriously doubt it.

Anonymous said...

Nothing second class about my life here, bros!

Anonymous said...

His younger brother is the one who got a Bentley not him.

Anonymous said...

Nigerians never cease ro amaze me with their silly comments. See bad belle people saying he is eyeing lekki and vgc. Face it, not everyone can live in the outskirts of town. It negatively affects your network.
As a personal friend to Kunle, he is one of the realest celebs around. If he were to be in India, he would have made so much money from his films. He has 3 very successful films under his belt but has he broken even? How many of you nitwits here even bought the dvd of his films or even paid to see it at the cinemas? Most of you got the pirated copies. The cinemas cheat the film producers. The Alaba marketers swindle them and this is someone who got loans and investors to finance his films.

Anonymous said...

Yo Mr foolish! Plz name the top 5 movie/video directors & tell me Kunle is not up there, fool! I particularly love his attention to detail as can be seen in "Baby mi da" even tho its a music video. I totally feel ur pain bro, the future ain't looking good, things don't seem to ever get better in this parts. Its amazing how the greed & selfishness of a small few in power will destroy us & we applaud & thank them for it. It all just seems hopeless. I don't understand how we continue to allow them rape us constantly & all we always have to say is "God dey"! At what point are we going to stand up for ourselves & demand what we deserve? If anything, Occupy Nigeria was an eye opener as regards how we don't want change. Actually we want change but don't want to work for it. Only a week into the protest my people were already saying they are tired of it. When the protest started we were all shouting the fuel price must go back to what it was or nothing, how did that pan out eventually??? Shame on us! Kunle go & dust ur Yankee pali & exit, wish I had 1 as well.

Vivian said...

I swear its true... Everyone is suffering wat u suffering too

Anonymous said...

Is it not for dose DT hv generators Wt bout dose DT don't hv. Dose whose primary concern is to eat d next meal whose means of transportation is deir feet. Guy ppl r suffering ooo..at least he can afford to relocate... Gud luck to me.

Anonymous said...

You are a fool! Jealous idiot.

Whirlwind said...

All ye unbelievers should just leave! Our frustrations should be a spur to pursuing more avidly the change this nation needs. Believe in the change our frustration can push us to foist on this Nation or chicken out. Remember, its darkest when dawn beckons.

Anonymous said...

some dirty minded nigerians with their backward thinking, chatting shit and saying rubbish on here. I am proud of this man, he said it right and with no doubt I for one support him. Because he mentioned that he is a tenant does not literarily mean he is a tenant. The failed Nigeria state, bad governance, insecurity, power failure would make you a tenant in your own house where you pay heavy taxes and still dont enjoy the benefit of it.
You get back into your own house so early as if landlord said they should lock you out if you dont get back on time just for the fear of the UNKOWN attacking you. Robbery everywhere, kidnappers and assassins.
You pay high electricity bill and yet no constant power supply.
Imagine a proper 100% Nigerian by birth, that is supposed to be beneficiary to all amenities that the government is supposed to provide is still living like a tenant or a foreigner in your own country.
Abeg you nigerians wey still they think say life is all about manage and patch patch make una go park well.
Na prestige talk am.... LINDA POST MY COMMENT PLEASE.

Anonymous said...

Sincerely I am not a Kunle Afolayan neither am I any known face but to be candid with you... you dont need to earn a $1000 dollar to be given a house bond that you pay an amount lesser than your monthly rent but in naja you need to save for 25years to be able to own a house or you steal one way or the other and afford the house within a month.... if naija govt can put in place good job security, I guess bankers will be willing to loan a common every day office worker a loan to buy or build a house where by you can pay back within 20years which is excellent for a young guy starting life, by so doing he will give his job all the proper attention and not commit all sort of fraud because so many things in his life is attached to that job. Naija govt wey never steal finish nahin go plan for job security for you? My mother favourite saying is that "even big men dey suffer" you dont need to be rich or celeb to enjoy basic amenities of life.... Bros abeg waka waka sharp sharp but put am in your mind that you coming to start afresh where ever you go and it may not be as easy as television make us to believe.

Whirlwind said...

Your sight is blurred bro. You dont see hw many more people earn below 50k wf a family to cater for. You dont see the relative blessn u enjoy commenting on dz blog. You do not see that u can earn more than that 85k, build a lovely family, and achieve your other hopefully good dreams wf just a little more patience and a more positive attitude like thousands of honest, hardworking Nigerians like you in this same country, abi? open your eyes: the cup is either EMPTY or HALF FULL!

Amarachukwu said...

My bro nor be small tin oooo

Anonymous said...

I use to think ppl that relocated are hopeless.. but I have a good business here, I kive in a good flat but im seriously considering relocating now. Everything I work for I find myself using it to provide basics that the govt should provide. I cnt enjoy my money because I use so much for fuel, rent, everything is so expensive and it comes back to this fuel issue. we need prayerd but truth b told..dis country is cursed.

Anonymous said...

Another movie in the making!tittled The relocation of Kunle.watch out!

Anonymous said...

It was Aremu dt bought a bentley not Kunle

Anonymous said...

Kunle is being honest unlike so many fake entertainers that live a make belive life in naija and dey have nothing

Anonymous said...

i thot there was more money to be made in nija...in america after paying bills nothing is left

Anonymous said...

This Kunle is telling us the real status of celebrities in Nigeria. Most 'celebrities' like Chika Ike don't make money from working they make money from runsing! Please tell me the last time she was in a movie!no endorsement whatsoever and she spends millions on a single vacations. We know this things abeg! And the fake celebrities like Iyanya who hypes anything and everything he owes! Till we all stand up and speak against the government, we will keep suffering! This suffering has reached atleast 90% of Nigerians and everyone is feeling it.

Mr Gentle said...

Abeg who's a blogger here I need a liitle information on how to blogs work and its benefit pls an interested follow who is willing to put me through should pls contact me on gentlebox@gmail.com. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Thankyou... my dear,I wont even pretend to not see u that u called 85k miserly, would u blv if i said i work for a government parastatals which generates revenue for this country. we r considering moving out of Lagos when we get married and trust me I know what I am getting into.,:I do other things but the issue isnt even about how much I earn I am speaking about us a nation. Even at that there r people that will fight tooth and nail to get this 85k. The quality of life is just so horrible. Everything is a mess. I think this is where we all should stop praying and start acting.

Sochima said...

A cry for mercy

Anonymous said...

Even after doing other stuff to earn more, you ll find that u end up spending all of the money on correcting ,living and creating what is 'habitable' to you. Eventually you end up in a rat race. The harder you work, the harder things get. In this country there is nothing like standard living, which is what I am clamouring for.

oluwaseyi jonathan olagbegi said...

Hehehe so many characters on here, its Taofik not, anon if I were u home aint sweet at all . Stayas long as u like

Anonymous said...

You see that is the problem, an average Nigerian is selfish. Its all about me me me. Pray for your self? Its cos people have been praying for themselves, praying for a miracle, praying for that oil job to just fall into ur lap fully knowing that u paid your way through university and u r an empty brain. If e don better for u and you family,nothing else matters.

Anonymous said...

You are so correct. We now wait for some kinda LUCK to just come our way.

Anonymous said...

Exactly he cant make it until he learn how to appreciate ppls effort. For christ sake his movies are very nice

Anonymous said...

Ideot wat sign is it if it is not dat of end time. Wen u wont even read ur bible. It is well stated in d bible. Jesus told us d signs that we shud expect wen His comn is near. Only dat he said he didnt no d time and dat only His father knows

Anonymous said...

Don't most Nigerians live as second class citizens? You have not heard rubbish like federal character which they use to give people jobs based on the their tribes. Wether u can do the job of not your tribe is what is important. Isn't that being a second class citizen in your own country? A country were u can make it not based on merit but by who u know and shady contracts

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 10:50pm good luck to you come back and fix Nigeria. We are waiting at least they Find their bones and in most cases their killers. How many boko haram, kidnappers and ritualists have been caught here?

Mr Clem said...

This is serious and touching stories. i can't just believe this story divulge by Kunle Afolayan. well, it's not surprising cos this Naija no be country guy. Kunle has tried his best in movie industry but can't just believe that he still a tenant in his father land. just keep doing ur best and see what the Lord will do in life.


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Anonymous said...

Oga,now u r finding life very hard and suddenly u r not a celebrity again last year ur brother said he bought a bentley and went to the social media to announce it.pls u r not the only one facing these issues all Bizmen men owe banks so please deal with yours save us this pity party and sort ur shit out. God will surely send us a savior to deliver Nigerians from all this mess.IJN Amen

Anonymous said...

U dare kal his movies shit??? Chei!!! U obviously just wnt 2 comment. Ds is nt tchidi tchikere or ugezu ugezu! Ds is kunle afolayan!!! Go watch figurines, phone swap and d rest

Unknown said...

Sir or mam if you are smart enough you'd package that software and sell it to the right buyer, not give it up to your unappreciative company...I'm in IT too and I won't just release anything just like that...if zuckerberg released the Facebook idea to Microsoft he won't be a billionaire now...learn think and strategize in a white mans world...Tao

zibaintl said...

c una coments..Nig is a mess,...its stupid country....its bla bla bla....n u say is jona govt dat caused it?..mak i ask one questn.....d time wey dem born una ,Nig be dey like america or london b4 he come suddenly change to d present state?....kunle u neva c anytin o....make u go live for creeks for niger delta den u go know wetin suffer/frustration be like.

Christianah Job said...

Truth be told, this man has a GMC SUV, iPhone n BB Q10........ so if he's still a tenant, he chose to put his priorities behind his necessities. I'm not saying he can't buy gadgets or enjoy his money ooooooo but if home ownership pains him so much, he shd v made his list of preference longtime ago. Naija no good! Naija no good even his protégés v homes legitimately

Anonymous said...

Kunle don't tell me you don't have money for 2 bedroom flat because I will not believe that. .Tell us you have not gotten enough money to build the type of house some of Nigerian celebs are having. Come to think of it. .nollywood is more lucrative now that what it use to be so why are not making money out of numerous movies you have produced? Let us be truthful. .your hardships didn't start with the current government or did it? No..so why are you shifting your frustrations to the government? Do you think is better that side ur considering moving to? Hell no because here you must work and pay the bills. .so stop this noiw making.

Anonymous said...

Clem, can't believe he is still a tenant in his fatherland? Do you own a property as of today? Land/house? His story goes to show how real the situation is in Nigeria for everyone from young students to civil servants. This touchy story had a lot of points and u only picked tenant in his fatherland?? #oh dear!

Anonymous said...

let kunle be deceiving you guys, this guy is living large if u guys don't know. i am very sure he's just seeking for attention and want people like u to feel special and just to know that u are not alone. believe me i know him well. Mr Kunle, if u are bored i beg go and produce a film. Rubbish and highly disappointed.

ZeeZee said...

Its painful when someone works hard and all their hardwork isnt paying because someone else is sittin and stealing

Igor said...

@ Anon 10:51.My thoughts too. Lagos and Abuja are two expensive places to buy a house. If he can buy a house in Ibadan,make him go there.

Anonymous said...

I don't know what he's talking about. His wife was based in the US when he came here and they met and she still lives here with their kids live in the US. He himself has one leg in and one leg out of Naija and he's talking. Please, he should go and sit down. We all know how Naija is and he "carefully" chose who he married so he'd have options, so why is he yapping? Nonsense...

Anonymous said...

Hmmmm,it is well my broda

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