On Unplug today, we look at the hottest stories from across the world, from Nengi’s new deal to other BBNaija housemates, and other celebrities, personalities and events.
Let’s start with Laycon! Laycon has shown to be not only smart but also savage when necessary. He made use of that savage side a bit recently as he replied to some people who trolled him with a comparison to an American rapper. You really want to know what Laycon said in response.
Nengi’s new deal.
Now let’s talk Nengi‘s new deal! She just bagged herself a contract with a notable smartphone brand in Nigeria. The queen of the Ninjas keeps piling up her paper! Congratulations!
Another queen has also gotten herself signed to a new deal, and it is the queen of the elites, Stargirl Erica herself. As for her, she bagged herself an agreement with an online bank in Nigeria. Congratulations Stargirl!
Vee is also in the news as she has hit out at people who slide into her DMs on Instagram with faceless accounts. She says these people do that to complain about her management, relationship, etc., and she threatened to insult and block such people without mercy.
Lilo, fresh from launching her Cafe called Cafe 23, has drawn resemblance comparisons with American superstar singer, Rihanna. She posted some gorgeous pictures, and she was actually looking like Rihanna. Rihanna would be proud of the Nigerian reality TV star.
Nigerian singer, Kiss Daniel, has admitted that he was actually ill some time ago, and he was so ill that he could not even stand. He did not specify what ailment he had to endure, but he was grateful for his life.
In a very sad and unfortunate incident, a tanker loaded with a petroleum product exploded in Abuja’s Abaji area, leading to the loss of about 11 lives. It was reported that among the dead were children and some reports also have it that there was a pregnant woman engulfed in the inferno.
In response to the ‘Occupy Lekki Toll Gate’ protests billed for the 13th of February, a counter-protest has been organized and named ‘Defend Lagos’. Their intention is to defend the city from any semblance of the destruction it suffered during the #EndSARS protests in October last year.
The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN has threatened to shut down the national and state assemblies if President Muhammadu Buhari does not implement financial autonomy.
The workers issued a 21-day ultimatum to the President to implement financial autonomy for the state assemblies or risk nationwide strike action.
Nigerian skit creators Emmanuella and Ikorodu Bois have been nominated in the ‘Favourite African Social Star’ category of the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. Emmanuella has previously been nominated in 2018 alongside Davido, but she might be fancying her chances this time.
Oritsefemi’s wife is on the hunt for her husband’s side chick, whom she caught in her matrimonial home with her husband. In a heated post on Instagram, she spoke many unprintable words, and her anger was evident.
Evangelical Mission, an American Christian organization, is seeking to build the first church in Saudi Arabia. The practice of all other forms of religion in Saudi Arabia apart from Islam is prohibited, and it remains to be seen how this particular mission can be accomplished.
President Joe Biden has threatened travel and financial sanctions against countries with anti-gay and laws and laws against members of the LGBTQI community. It remains to be seen how this will be carried out.
Nigerians have become excited as it is now widely reported that England player, Ross Barkley, is of Nigerian origin. This excitement was stirred by British Chelsea fan, Frank Khalid, after tweeting a picture of Nigerians or people with Nigerian origin who had played for the London club in the past.
Leed United striker, Patrick Bamford, has brought up 100 career goals as he scored once in Leeds United’s defeat of Crystal Palace in the English Premier League.