…Amazing lifestyles of Nigeria’s rich and famous
with LANRE ALFRED
The social barometer of 2016…
As the year, 2016, fades to an end, for some, it ends with a whimper. And for a few privileged folk, it ends with a bang. But for the rich upper class and nouveau riche of Nigeria’s high society, the outgoing year leaves them with varied blessings and mixed feelings. A bad beginning means a bad ending for some even as it eventually transforms to a blissful ending for others.
And too many folks for whom the year started out well, are desperately wishing it away as they struggle to reorder their lives from the several bad turns they suffered, even though 2016 seemed promising and packed with goodies from the beginning.
Whatever your fate or that of your loved ones, hardly anyone would forget the interesting incidents that shaped Nigeria’s high society; the bliss and tragedies that marked the lives of natives of this aristocratic divide resonate far beyond their gated mansions and posh neighbourhoods. The following stories no doubt highlight the varied fates and mixed blessings that shaped Nigeria’s high society in 2016…