- Obinna Iyiegbu might draw the wrath of the Central Bank of Nigeria after the owner of Cubana Nightclub was captured breaching CBN rule
- Obi Cubana threw a lavish burial for his mother, Ezinne Iyiegbu, last week and during the weekend, spraying and dancing on naira
- The burial featured many Nigerian celebrities, including Kanayo O. Kanayo, Alex Ekubo, and some Nigerian lawmakers, Akin Alabi and Shina Peller
After the fanfare at the burial of his mother, Ezinne Iyiegbu, the founder of Cubana Nightclub, Obinna Iyiegbu, risk six months imprisonment.
Cubana, actor Kanayo O. Kanayo, alongside some guests were spraying naira notes on each other, while the hospitality business owner was also seen dancing on the local currency.
CBN act advocates jail for such action
According to the act, persons caught indulging in spraying of, dancing or matching on the Naira or any note issued by the Bank during social occasions would be fined N50,000 or jailed for six months, or serve both punishment.
The CBN act states that such act diminishes the naira. Other offenses include, engraving, mutilating, piercing, stapling, writing, tearing, soiling, squeezing or any other form of deliberate and willful abuse.
Jeff Bezos gift N82.3 billion as Cubana spends lavishly
While the nightlife businessman is busy spraying money at his mother's burial, United States billionaire, Jeff Bezos, donated over N81.3 billion.
The donation was made to the world's largest museum and educational institute, Smithsonian. The N82.3 billion is the biggest gift the school has ever received.
Bezos gave the money to Smithsonian to support youth innovation through science and technology in the country.