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April 17, 2024

Naira abuse: 10 things you need to know about Cubana Chief Priest

Video: Cubana Chief Priest throws house party after getting N10m bail

Cubana Chief Priest is a Nigerian celebrity bar man, entrepreneur associated with the nightlife scene.

Known for his lavish lifestyle, exuberant personality, and ostentatious displays of wealth, Cubana Chief Priest has become a household name in Nigeria and beyond. 

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However, behind the glitz and glamour lies a story that raises questions about the responsible use of wealth and the consequences of unchecked extravagance of Cubana Chief Priest. 

Here are 10 key insights into the persona and controversies surrounding Cubana Chief Priest:

Early life

Born Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu, Cubana Chief Priest grew up in Aba and Umuhu Okabia, Imo State, Nigeria. As a child, he dreamt of becoming a musician.

Shoemaking business

Following his father’s footsteps, Cubana Chief Priest learned the art of shoemaking in Aba. His dedication paid off, earning him his first million during his time at Federal Polytechnic Nekede in Owerri.

Family life

In the midst of his career pursuits, Cubana Chief Priest found love and married Angel Gold Okechukwu. Their union blessed them with two sons, Chukwuebuka and Obinna.

Entrepreneurial milestone

Cubana Chief Priest’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish Club Xhrine in Owerri, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Social media boom

With his vibrant personality and charm, Cubana Chief Priest became a social media sensation, amassing millions of followers on Instagram.

Arrest and controversy

In April 2022, Cubana Chief Priest was apprehended by the EFCC at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. He faced allegations that stirred controversy and left his fans shocked.

Career and speculation

Following his arrest, Cubana Chief Priest’s social media presence dwindled, leaving fans wondering about his whereabouts and the future of his career.

Philanthropic life

Despite his flamboyant image, he is known to engage in philanthropic activities, such as supporting the less privileged and contributing to community development projects.

He has been known to donate money to charitable causes and support aspiring entrepreneurs, earning praise from some quarters for his generosity and community engagement.

Fame and limelight

He has a massive following on social media, with millions of followers on platforms like Instagram, where he shares insights into his lifestyle, businesses, and social engagements.

Alleged Naira abuse

Following Bobrisky’s arrest, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Cubana Chief Priest on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. He was arraigned on Wednesday and pleaded not guilty.

The Federal High Court in Lagos State consequently granted the businessman and socialite N10m bail with two sureties in like sum.