When Her Imperial Majesty, the Honorable Christine Lagarde,IMF M.D. came to town

July 22, 2015


With the cries from those who benefit from Nigerians’ misery that “oil subsidy” needs to go; NNPC needs to be privatized, et cetera, I re-present here the beginning of another pummeling of Nigerian masses on New Year’s Day, 2012. TOLA

by Tola Adenle in another Fly-on-the-Wall commentary

“The people running things. CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, IMF boss Christine Lagarde (centre) and Nigeria’s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in Nigeria…” –

Linda Ikeji’s of her eponymous blog wrote of the picture below.  For full copy, check out


L-R: CBN’s Sanusi, IMF’s ChristineLagarde & Economy Czarina Okonjo Iweala

Thanks, Ms. Ikeji. I like the full description you gave this gem of a picture.

However, skeptics like me “who do not want Iweala as Finance Minister” knew it the moment the IMF’s boss, Ms. Lagarde appeared in Nigeria in December that Nigerians’ fate was sealed but not even the worst hater of the President would imagine that another human being would wake Nigerians up to a Day of Infamy on New Year’s day.  The callousness and insensitivity of it are beyond words.

I recommend – my first Fly-on-the-Wall Commentary for…

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