I guess this is good news?
Machete prices chopped in Nigeria
The price of machetes has halved in Nigeria since the end of general elections after a fall in demand for thugs sponsored by politicians, state-owned News Agency of Nigeria said.
The NAN survey found that a good quality machete in the northeastern state of Gombe was now selling for 400 naira ($3) as against 800 naira before the elections.
"A price survey on machetes, which served as a popular weapon among political thugs in the state, indicated ... a drop in the price of the implement," NAN reported.
Machetes are primarily used as a tool for farming in Nigeria but they are also popular among political gangsters.
Usman Masi, a trader quoted by NAN, said: "Before the conduct of the general elections, I was selling a minimum of seven machetes daily but can hardly sell one a day now."
This just messes with my head in so many ways.
That last guy sounds kind of ticked, doesn't he?