Welcome to Unplug! New week, new energy! Let’s pull the plug now, shall we? The first thing on the lineup today is Laycon, the icons and the Icon Project, and there is something coming from that end. Banky W has turned a new age and there is so much gist about Burna Boy from the weekend. Seyi Shay is being dragged for her ‘exploits’ on the Nigerian Idol show. And there is lots more on the show! Just stick around and don’t miss any single bit of Unplug today!
Icons arise!!! Icon project 2.0 is here
The Laycon Icon project is on and donations are coming in from icons all around the world. Find out what it is all about. Icons arise!
Omashola is set to star in a new Nollywood movie.
Avala assures that she is recovering from ill health and will be fully recovered soon.
Banky W turns 40! Congratulations!
Nigerian reggae-blues singer, Harry Tare Okiri, popularly known as Mr Harrysong, is set to wed his fiancée, Alexer Peres Gopa.
Burna Boy was hosted in Port Harcourt by his home people, and one of the highlights of the event was Burna Boy being gifted a land in Old GRA, Port Harcourt and money to build by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Governor Wike also promised to give artistes who performed at Burna’s Homecoming Concert in Rivers State N10 million each.
No fewer than 8 members of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Region 30, Trinity Sanctuary, Kaduna, were on Friday abducted by gunmen.
This is coming after 39 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State were reportedly abducted by armed bandits and confined.
Saturday PUNCH reported that the victims were on the church bus travelling for a programme when they were attacked by the gunmen.
The FRSC also deployed 580 patrol vehicles, 92 ambulances, 17 tow trucks and 73 motorbikes as part of the patrol logistics.
Nigerian songstress and songwriter Seyi Shay trended on social media after lashing out at a 17-year-old boy during the Nigerian idol audition.
Nollywood actress, Jemima Osunde, has taken to social media to rain curses on a man who wants Ebuka Obi-Uchendu replaced as Big Brother Naija show host.
A Twitter user @iamkelgrin called for the popular show host’s replacement while suggesting WWTBAM show host Frank Edoho as his perfect replacement.
DJ Cuppy shared a heartwarming video of a young girl who broke down in tears after meeting the celebrity DJ.
Barack Obama’s step-grandmother, Sarah Obama, has died at a hospital in Kenya at 99.
Affectionately called Granny Sarah by the former president, Mrs Obama defended her grandson during his 2008 presidential campaign when he was said to be Muslim and not born in the US.
Super Eagles fans took to social media en masse on Saturday to celebrate Nigeria’s qualification to the Africa Cup of Nations.
Even before a ball was kicked in their qualifier against Benin, the West African giants had already secured their berth in Cameroon due to results elsewhere.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo furiously tore off his armband in anger and stormed into the dressing room after match officials ignored his last-minute winner against Serbia in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier.