Love is still in the air even though it is past Valentine’s day already. We bring you some lovey-dovey updates from last weekend’s Valentine’s celebration, more updates, and notably, the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala new appointment.
Alex from the BBNaija Pepper Dem edition of the show turned 25 yesterday. She celebrated on her social media with some gorgeous pictures. Many happy returns, Alex!
Nigerian singer and songwriter, Fireboy DML, was a performing guest on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. He performed the first track off his second album, Apollo, and Vibration, one of the biggest hits of his debut album, Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps.
Davido’s PA, Santus Gee is now engaged. He proposed to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, and she said yes! We hear wedding bells ringing!
DJ Cuppy responded to one of her fans who wrote her a love letter on Valentine’s day. She quoted the tweet with some love and heart emojis and then used the hashtag, #HappyValentinesDay.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala New Appointment
Now the big deal! The Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointment. Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been confirmed as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO. This makes her not just the first woman to hold the position, but also the first African.
Tonto Dike‘s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill has confirmed his marriage to his former assistant, Rosy Meurer. Tonto Dike had accused her of being a homewrecker about 3 years ago in the heat of her marital issues. Meurer denied the claims, saying that Churchill was like a brother to her.
The soundtrack for the movie, Coming to America 2 has been released, and it contains 16 songs and a host of Nigerian singers. Those on display include Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaga, Oxlade and others.
Nigerian rapper, Vector Tha Viper has revealed that his beef with rap rival MI Abaga turned out to be quite lucrative for them as they earned money from it.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced that they are expecting a new baby’s arrival! This means that Prince Archie will have a younger sibling very soon. This comes some months after Meghan announced that she went through a painful miscarriage.
In the English Premier League, Chelsea defeated Newcastle United 2-0 to leapfrog Liverpool into 4th place on the log. Timo Werner also ended his long premier league goal drought.