Nigerian celebrities condemn Twitter ban
Nigerian thespian-cum-politician, Desmond Elliot has joined other notable celebrities who are condemning the ban placed on the social media platform, Twitter by the Nigerian government.
Desmond Elliot specifically stated that the suspension of the microblogging site, Twitter is a violation of the fundamental rights of Nigerians.
In a Twitter thread, Elliot; the lawmaker representing Surulere at the Lagos State House of Assembly called on the federal government to reverse the suspension stating that the ban.
‘no matter the reasons proffered tramples upon our fundamental rights as people.’
The legislator said;
“I want to admonish our government to always remember that the people’s right to express themselves freely must not be compromised. This ban; no matter the reasons proffered tramples upon our fundamental rights as people.”
Other Nigerian notable celebrities have also spoken pertaining to the Twitter ban. Here is what entertainment polymath, Bankole Wellington, better known as Banky W had to say.
”Nigerian Government bans Twitter, and announce the ban ON Twitter. You can’t make this up. Clueless.
They can’t stop kidnapping, armed robbery, and terrorism…
The country is as unsafe as ever… yet, they can seize passports and block bank accounts of peaceful protesters.
They ban cryptocurrency.
They ban Twitter. Completely out of touch with the plight of young people.”
Read more some comments from Nigerian celebrities below;
Iretiola Doyle wrote; ‘I’m Nigerian, and I am officially exhausted’
Don Jazzy wrote; ‘Bonjour From Paris’
Music executive, Ubi Franklin defects to APC amid Twitter ban
Ubi Franklin, a renowned Nigerian music executive seems to be unperturbed by the ongoing outcry by young Nigerians following the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to suspend the operations of the microblogging platform Twitter in Nigeria indefinitely.
In photos and videos trending online, the serial baby daddy and special adviser on tourism to the Governor of Cross River state is seen raising high with excitement the All Progressives Congress (APC) symbolic flag and broom, while the people cheered on.
He also published a note on his Instagram platform to explain the reason for his defection.
Read what he published on IG:
Timaya sends strong message to married men
Nigerian recording artiste, Timaya has taken to social media to send a strong message to married men.
The father of three on Sunday morning said that a married man who allows other men to get intimate with his wife is finished.
Taking to the microblogging platform, he wrote; ‘If they can sleep with your wife, you are finished as a man. Stoopid’
OAP Daddy Freeze explains why God can never resolve Nigeria’s problems
Controversial Nigerian media personality, Daddy Freeze, real name Ifedayo Olarinde has opined, that God may never help the nation, Nigeria.
The On-Air personality stated that God will never help Nigeria unless its citizens begin to obey God by first loving each other.
He also cited countries doing well, but run by pagans revealing that they love themselves first, hence the reason they do well.
He further noted that despite the mushrooms of different denominations of churches littered everywhere in Nigeria, wickedness and atrocities still thrive due to lack of love.
Here is what he wrote about love and a functioning nation.
”If you like engrave a hashtag on your forehead or tattoo it on your lungs and liver.
If you do not obey God’s Command, he CAN NOT Answer your prayers.
“Have you ever wondered why God hasn’t solved Nigeria’s problems despite all your daily marathon prayers and 5 churches per street?
“Because for him to solve our problems we have to obey his son, who gave us a command under God’s blood oath, instructing us to love one another, putting the other person’s interests above our own.
“Many pagan nations understand this principle, hence are succeeding.
“Until this instruction is adhered to, mark my words, Nigeria would continue in this trend.”
Actress Ada Ameh finds love again several months after losing daughter
Veteran Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh disclosed on Friday, June 4 that she has found love again.
In an Instagram post, the actress who lost her only daughter, Aladi Godgift Ameh in October 2020 flaunted her new lover.
Sharing their loving photo via her Instagram page, the actress captioned the post;
”I Love you!! Thank you for everything you do for me.”
Nigerian footballer, Odion Ighalo, takes mother on yacht cruise during vacation
Former Manchester United footballer, Odion Ighalo has fascinated fans and warmed hearts after he published a video of his mother enjoying a yacht cruise during a vacation in Dubai.
Watch the heartwarming video below.
Mercy Aigbe prepared to walk down the aisle again
Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has revealed that she is prepared to give marriage another attempt.
The 43-year-old actress who seemed to have found love again, but has refused to show the face of her mystery lover disclosed her decision in a recent post on her Instagram page.
Mercy Aigbe’s new lover had sent her a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a special accompanying message to encourage and reaffirm his love for her while on a movie set.
The single mother of two, who later seemed to be getting an overdose of love; affirmed that love is a beautiful thing and might just consider changing her mind and give marriage another shot.
The actress shared a photo of herself holding the lovely bouquet of flowers with the caption that reads:
“So D Owner’ sent me flowers on set with a note that says “Keep flying high babe, I am rooting for you “ love you forever.
It’s the little things!
“Agbeke Aya ‘D Owner’ Maybe, just maybe I might change my mind and give marriage another shot!
Love sweet sha, Iro o da.”