Guardian Life’s Weekly Catch Up
As expected, the week was filled with a lot of activities ranging from social to politics and not forgetting those that affect emotions. Well, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has finally confirmed that the old naira notes will once again be in use, and Nigerians now have their governors, the new ones especially. Guardian Life is bringing you the most recent stories, which probably you didn’t notice.
Politics-related posts on Funke Akindele’s Instagram page removed
Funke Akindele, a Nigerian actress, who ran for the position of deputy governor of Lagos State under the ticket of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), took down all her political posts on Monday morning after she and PDP governorship candidate Adediran Olajide lost the election on Saturday to Babjide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Her Instagram page currently simply portrays her as a well-known movie star, not as a woman with ‘political ambition’, as would be implied. The famous actress says it was an amazing and insightful experience and does not regret taking the huge step. She also appreciated everyone who believed in her and supported her dreams.
DJ Cuppy has bagged a Master’s degree
Florence Otedola, also known as DJ Cuppy, the daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, has graduated from the University of Oxford, England, in the United Kingdom. The famous DJ made a post on Instagram of herself with her fiancé, Ryan Taylor, her mother, Nana, and her father, with the caption, “I’m a Third Degree Hotter! Oxford University Msc Done!!! #CuppyOnAMission.” On Twitter, DJ Cuppy also expressed how proud she was of herself, though she did not get a merit or a distinction and, after a tough year, she is now a ‘graduate’. “Got my thesis result, which classifies my MSc degree…”
Prime Video’s ‘Gangs of Lagos’ Launches Soon
The streaming platform, Prime Video, announced its first original African film on Monday. It is titled, ‘Gangs of Lagos’. The film will be launched on April 7, 2023, in Nigeria and other countries. The director of the movie, Jáde Osiberu, said, ‘Gangs of Lagos’ is a high-stakes, gritty, and hard-hitting action crime-thriller with an authentic storyline centred on a group of childhood friends, who each, have to navigate destiny. Starring Tobi Bakre, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Chike Osebuka, Chioma Chukwuka, and Iyabo Ojo. It is the first Nigerian original to launch on Prime Video and is a global cultural moment that marks the beginning of a new era in storytelling.
The King Is Back And Releases A New Album Teaser
The talented and award-winning singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has finally returned. Remember that the artist has been off social media for months after the death of his beloved son, Ifeanyi. The tragic incident touched Davido’s well-wishers and his fans have been waiting for his comeback. The pop star has finally returned with a video clip from his next album, ‘Timeless’. He said, “there is a time for everything, a time to grieve and a time to heal; a time to laugh and a time to dance; a time to speak and a time for silence.” He also appreciated everyone for their love. “Thank you to everyone out there for your love and support that has held me down.”