Rudeboy urges Nigerians to face reality after AFCON, talks about the cost of living


Nigerian music sensation, Paul Okoye, famously known as Rudeboy, has called upon fellow Nigerians to confront the harsh realities of post-AFCON life.

With the Super Eagles' defeat in the AFCON finals still fresh in everyone's minds, Rudeboy took to social media on Sunday, February 11, 2024, to ask a pertinent question: "How much be bag of rice?"

The artist, known for his outspoken nature, did not stop there. He also expressed curiosity about the prices of fuel, cement, and the exchange rate of the dollar. In a witty remark, he even offered to attend any planned nude protests, urging organizers to inform him of the location and time.

Rudeboy's message on Instagram also echoed his sentiments, urging Nigerians to "face reality" after the conclusion of the AFCON tournament. He wrote, “Now let’s all face reality!! How much be bag of rice? If you wan go protest and go n*cked me I de come watch. I need update of where and when?

However, he also took to his X to write, "Fuel, cement, food, dollar, cost of living, insecurity, and dead economy, …. After afcon e go clear. Enjoy the moment …." In another post after the match, he wrote, "Now let’s all focus on our country."

With a mix of humor and urgency, Rudeboy's words resonated with many as they grappled with the challenges and uncertainties of daily life beyond the football pitch.