FIFA Best Football Awards And Other Events That Happened In The Week
It was a dramatic turnout for many this week as celebrities lives were put out in the open as never before. Also, the start of the football season has seen clubs win, loose and players play to get awards from FIFA. Some of the events generated mixed feelings ranging from the public.
Here is what went down in the week:
Cannabis freedom in S.A
The highest court in South Africa has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places. In addition, the judges in a unanimous ruling have also approved the growing of marijuana for private use. This is coming after some people who to face charges for smoking it counter-sued them the government for an infringement on their rights. However, it will not be legal to use cannabis in public, sell or distribute it.
Drake has sued Layla Lace, a woman who is in “a fantasy relationship” with him for claiming that he got her pregnant. He alleges after a one-night stand, she got angry because he sent her home. He cut her off when she continued to send his messages of how she missed him. In April, she went on Instagram and stated she had gotten pregnant. He claims that he requested for the paternity test which she refused to do but insisted that he pay her millions of dollars in exchange for keeping silent.
The end of the beginning?
When the government announced that it had decided to revive the glory days of the Nigerian Airways by venturing into the aviation industry with its national carrier, Nigeria Air, Nigerians were excited because it showed government’s dedication towards becoming a force in the industry. However, on the 19th of September, the Minister for State Aviation Hadi Siriki announced that the government has suspended the air carrier indefinitely. After the announcement, Nigerians took to social media to express their displeasure.
And the FIFA winners are
Actor Idris Elba who fans are voting to be the next James Bond has gotten the job to host FIFA Best Awards. The award show will be co-hosted by French Television presenter Anne-Laure Bonnet. The men’s award contenders are: Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah and Luka Modric. The women contenders are the Lyon pair Ada Hegerberg and Dzsenifer Marozsan and Brazilian legend Marta. Two years ago, Cristiano Ronaldo and Carli Lloyd became the first recipient of the Best Male Player and Female Awards respectively.
Social media father
Wizkid has come under fire for being an irresponsible father. According to the series of posts on Instagram by his first baby mama and mother of Boluwatife, Oluwanishola Ogudugu, he has been absent from Bolu’s life for seven years and is only a “social media daddy”. The posts included screenshots of some of their messages from 2016 and a lengthy write-up explaining the events surrounding the messages. Check out some of the public’s reactions here