“How Did Small Change of $5000 Become N9m?” Paul Okoye of Psquare Groans, Flaunts Money

“How Did Small Change of $5000 Become N9m?” Paul Okoye of Psquare Groans, Flaunts Money

  • Paul Okoye of Psquare has reacted to the huge gap between the dollar and naira in the country
  • In a recent video, the music star lamented how a 'small change' of $5000 was now N9 million
  • As expected, Paul Okoye's video has triggered reactions from Nigerians as many shared their takes on the situation of the economy

Popular singer and member of Psquare music group Paul Okoye, aka Rude Boy, has joined other Nigerian netizens to cry out over the growing exchange rate gap between the dollar and the naira.

Over the past few days, the naira and dollar conversion rate has been a heated topic among Nigerians on and off social media amid the current economic situation.

Rude Boy speaks about dollar and naira rate
Paul Okoye of Psquare lamented the economic situation in Nigeria. Credit: @iamkingrudy
Source: Instagram

Paul Okoye shows off dollar notes

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In a video he shared on his X, formerly Twitter, handle, Rude Boy was seen holding dollar bills, which he claimed were about @5000.

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He, however, groaned at how the dollars, when converted to Nigerian currency, was now N9 million.

"So you are telling me this small change of 5000 dollars is now nine million naira, I don't know whether make I dey happy or make I dey sad," the singer said in the video.

Sharing the video, Paul Okoye wrote in a caption:

"How small change became a mighty change."

Watch the video of Paul Okoye speaking:

Reactions as Paul Okoye groans about exchange rate

Legit.ng captured some of the comments that trailed the singer's video. See them below:


"They’re teaching you lessons."


"Borrow me the change."

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"Rude boy na my school fees you hold so o."


"Ahhhhhhhn God if this one reach my account eh."


"Sharp sharp send me like $10 from inside."


"Boss make I see one note you put a smile on my face."


"rudeboypsquare mpa throw one for me nah This is a serious matter."

Dollar and naira: Basketmouth reacts to old prediction

Legit.ng recalls reporting that comedian Basketmouth, trended on X after one of his old videos predicting the dollar and naira rate resurfaced.

A netizen, however, claimed Basketmouth was part of Nigeria's problem for fixing a show on election day.

In a sarcastic response, Basketmouth admitted to being the cause of Nigeria's problems.

Source: Legit.ng

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