The High-Flyer: Media Mogul Nduka Obaigbena In $2M Jet Acquisition Tale

The flamboyant boss of Thisday Newspaper, Nduka Obaigbena is said to have joined the list of jet owners.

The man of means whose Arise TV has snatched the reins in that aspect of broadcasting with the series of dignitary interviews, analysis and top news is said to have taken the delivery of the airplane some days ago.

Sources claimed the machine is from an engineering company in Germany and put the cost at almost 2 million dollars.

Known for his flamboyant lifestyle, the ‘Duke’ as he is popularly known is said to have taken the acquisition to ease his journey in and out of Nigeria. He is said to be one of the most travelled  journalists in Africa.

A source hinted that the media guru wanted to make no noise of the acquisition but the news spilled out after he reached out to a pilot-friend who was saddled with the role of employing a young, brilliant pilot for the airplane.