Guardian Life Weekly Catch-Up
Oftentimes, we are prevented from keeping up with current events by our drive to carry out our everyday tasks. We at Guardian Life, however, have chosen to help with that since it would not be a bad idea to distract ourselves a little bit.
New Housemates Join BBNaija All Stars
Excitement and anticipation abound in the realm of the Big Brother Naija All Stars reality TV show as fresh housemates make their entrance. Lucy, Omashola, Kim Oprah, and Prince have joined the ranks, injecting the show with renewed energy and an air of suspense. Hailing from Lagos, Lucy, a 33-year-old personal chef and entrepreneur graced the stage in the 2020 Lockdown season. The vivacious Omashola, aged 42 and renowned for his humour and unyielding competitive spirit, adds his unique flair to the mix. From the capital city of Abuja comes Kim Oprah, a 27-year-old actress and influencer celebrated not only for her intellectual prowess but also her keen fashion sensibilities. Similarly, Prince, a 27-year-old actor and model who once graced the Lockdown season, makes a triumphant return to the Big Brother house.
Asake Pays Tribute To Brixton Fans
Afrobeat sensation Asake took the stage at London’s O2 Arena in Greenwich, marking his long-awaited return to the UK after the heart-wrenching incident on December 15th. This special performance was held at the O2 Brixton Academy. Tragically, it was during a concert at this venue that Rebecca Ikumelo, a 33-year-old individual, and Gaby Hutchinson, a 23-year-old security staff member, lost their lives. During his performance, Asake paid a heartfelt tribute to the victims, showcasing a poignant video and reciting a touching poem. He called upon the audience to remember the events that had transpired and to honour the memory of those who had passed away. Recognizing the importance of the moment, the Metropolitan Police distributed flyers to those attending the concert, urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation. Detective Chief Inspector Nigel Penney expressed the unwavering commitment of the police force to uncovering the truth behind the tragedy and providing much-needed answers to the grieving families.
Kiddwaya Has Been Evicted from BBNaija
Kiddwaya, the son of billionaire Terry Waya, has been eliminated from the Big Brother Naija All Stars reality television program. Recognized for his relaxed demeanour and romantic involvement with fellow contestant Erica, Kiddwaya drew negative feedback due to his affluent upbringing, limited participation in tasks, and consistent involvement in strategic manoeuvres against fellow participants. The panel of judges, comprised of former contestants Vee, Elozonam, and Saskay, unanimously decided to remove him from the competition. Kiddwaya conveyed his enjoyment of the experience and appreciation for his fan base’s unwavering support. The subsequent elimination is set to occur on the upcoming Sunday.
NOSC Founder Passes Baton
Chineze Anyaene-Abonyi, who founded and chairs the Nigerian Film Official Selection Committee (NOSC), has resigned as Chairperson following the Oscars’ re-approval. This coincides with Nigeria’s preparations for the upcoming 96th Academy Awards. Under Chineze’s leadership, the NOSC has transformed significantly, setting the standard for Nigerian filmmakers who want to participate in the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film (IFF) category. Originally focused on film submissions, the committee’s goal has expanded to promoting the best Nigerian film entries. This change demonstrates a commitment to advancing the Nigerian Film Industry collectively, rather than personal interests.