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Revealed: Here's What Goodluck Jonathan Was Watching on His 36 TVs

A recent photo has surfaced, revealing what the former Nigerian president was watching on all of his 36 TVs.

Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan's home in Abuja was burglarized last month, the BBC reports. Early reports stated that the president had lost 36 plasma televisions and 25 refrigerators. That's right—36 television sets and 25 refrigerators, because why not?


On Tuesday a spokesman for Jonathan corrected "exaggerated" reports, stating that the former leader had only lost six televisions and 3 refrigerators. "Being that the house is a modest, 4-bedroom duplex, it couldn't have been fitted with 36 plasma television sets and 25 refrigerators as falsely reported by some media outlets," he said.

However, we still remain doubtful—it's not at all hard to imagine Goodluck Jonathan having 36 television sets, nor is it hard to imagine what he might have been watching on those television sets.

In fact, a recent photo has surfaced claiming to reveal what it was that Mr. Jonathan was watching:

Update: a second photograph has surfaced, disclosing the contents of one of Jonathan's fridges:

 

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