Word on the Street: Governor Ambode’s career hangs by a thread, what we heard about Merry Men and more
Is Governor Ambode’s political career almost over?Okay, the above question might be a stretch but you have to agree that his chances of becoming the next governor of Lagos state are getting slimmer by the day. With the APC governorship primaries holding today and the disaster of a press conference he held yesterday, we can only imagine what the Jagaban of Lagos has in store for him. On the bright side, the presidency has reportedly asked Governor Ambode to continue as the APC governorship candidate. We’ll see how that goes.
Atiku to hold presidential media chat todayHow are you rounding up your Independence day celebration, kicking back while dreading the looming work week or keeping tabs on Nigerian politics? If your answer is the latter then you should consider tuning in to Silverbird TV by 8pm to watch former Vice President and 2019 presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar tell us how he intends to make Nigeria a great nation if elected. We have a feeling Atiku would trend tonight, fingers crossed!
“This is Why I serve”As Nigeria celebrates her 58th year of independence today, BellaNaija celebrates the many brave men and women who have served and are serving in the Nigerian armed forces. If you are one or know anyone who is, join the party by sending your photo, rank and division in the armed forces alongside your story, with a one-line message starting with: “This is why I serve…” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As “Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons” hits the cinemasOn September 28, 2018 the long awaited Nollywood blockbuster Merry Men debuted in cinemas across the country. Between the 28th and now, thousands of movie lovers have stormed movie theaters to see the movie. Some of them have at one point of the other shared their opinions of the movie on social media. Conflicting anecdotal evidence suggest that the movie is both hilarious and a colossal waste. You have to however decide which one it is to you when you watch it, because this is a no-spoiler zone.
By popular demand, Starboy jerseys are backAs a way of celebrating Nigeria’s independence, ace Nigerian musician Wizkid in partnership with Nike is re-releasing the Starboy jerseys. Wizkid shared the news on Instagram. Remember that when the jerseys were initially released earlier in September, they sold out in minutes. So if you were planning to cop one for yourself and couldn’t, here’s another chance.