Watch Explosive Video: Bola Ahmed Tinubu — From Drug Lord to Presidential Candidate
This documentary is based on ‘Bola Ahmed Tinubu: From Drug Lord To Presidential Candidate’, a long-read investigation published on West Africa Weekly in July 2022 by independent journalist David Hundeyin
Pablo Escobar once famously planned to become Colombia’s president during his time as South America’s most notorious drug trafficker.
While he eventually failed, the narco trafficker’s ultimate dream of taking over the leadership of an entire country could be coming to fruition over 30 years later in Africa’s most populous country.
From Nigeria’s Osun State to Chicago, USA, via a stopover in Gary, Indiana, and back to Lagos in Nigeria, this is the story of how the bagman for a 1990’s Chicago drug ring has become a frontrunner for Nigeria’s most powerful office.
Watch the video below: