Mixed reactions have continued to trail the recent appointments of key public officers by President Muhammadu Buhari with some commentators and analysts insisting the appointments were skewed in favour of the North and clearly violate the Federal Character principles as enshrined in the nation’s constitution . Others believed that the President was fair in making the appointments, stressing that it was his prerogative to choose his personal aides or those he has confidence in . Chukwudi Amarachi, Onuorah Helen and Nweze Rose spoke to a cross section of Nigerians on the vexed issue. Excerpts:
Celebrities have the right to freedom of speech and a right to vote like everyone of us all, however, this is just as many schools of thought also posit that based on this, celebrities have the power to influence the general populace positively and otherwise, and with that power comes responsibility.
Nollywood actress/producer, Toyin Aimakhu and her Nollywood actor-husband Adeniyi Johnson have parted ways. Insiders allege that the couple has been living apart for 3 months before it was finally known to the public.
Sources that pledge anonymity say that Toyin and her husband Adeniyi broke up due to infidelity and that Toyin used evidence from snooping on her hubby’s phone and caught him red handed in hotel rooms several times with different girls.
Nollywood sexy, Nse Ikpe Etim is on set for a new movie being produced by former actress, Caroline Danjuma. The Nollywood diva recently starred in a movie ‘’HEAVEN’S HELL” which was premiered on January 23 2015 alongside Bimbo Akintola, Damilola Adegbite O.C Ukeje and many others. NSE is also going to be styled by the producer Caroline.
Gorgeous singer Omawumi, recently got married in court to her baby daddy Tosin Yusuf. The couple is expecting another baby soon. Omawumi and her hubby Yusuf has fixed their traditional wedding date for April 18 2015 at her home town in delta state.
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The Lagos Fashion Week has opened doors of opportunities for exhibitors, visitors and upcoming designers. It has equally paved way for making business with the local industry leaders thus exploring avenues for exporting products from Nigeria.
While the country received the shock of the passing on of one Nollywood fastest rising stars, Muna Obiekwe, reports have emerged of the late actor’s secret romance with singer Treasure Daniel even while still in a married relationship with two kids believed to be living.
According to the late actor’s doctor he had been battling with the kidney disease for six years, while still living in his house at Festac Town, Lagos.
Vasudhaiva kutumbakam – the world is my family. This philosophy is the driving force behind Indian-based content giant Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL). The new channel, known as ZEE World, is launching on GOtv Plus (channel 24) and DStv (channel 166) on 3 February and will offer a range of scintillating shows, which will grow in variety by the end of 2015.
Telecommunications firm, Etisalat Nigeria, has announced the top three writers in the Flash Fiction Category of the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Literature. The shortlisted writers and their works are Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto, I saved my Marriage; Irabor Justin Ikhide, These Words I Do Not Speak and Neemah Komba, Setting Babu on Fire.