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2019 Elections: Celebrities Voice Support For Buhari

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2019 Elections: Celebrities Voice Support For Buhari

Some prominent Nigerian Celebrities on Wednesday pledged their support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The celebrities including former Nigerian football stars, Daniel Amokachi, Peter Rufai, Garba Lawal and
artistes Korede Bello, Jide Kosoko, Iyanya, Joke Silva, DJ Jimi Jat made the declaration while receiving awards for excellence from Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari.

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Aisha Buhari presented the awards to the footballers, musicians as well as Nollywood actors for their contribution to the development of Nigeria’s entertainment industry.

She made the presentation during an event organized by the Buhari Support Organization tagged “Together Nigeria” aimed at galvanizing support for the re-election of President Buhari in the 2019 general election.

The event was organized to showcase the achievement of the Buhari administration in the last three and a half years.

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In their separate responses after the award, the celebrities declared their support for the re-election of President Buhari.

Amokachi said the Buhari administration has achieved a lot in the fight against corruption.

He also said the fight has been gradually changing the narrative of Nigerians in the international community.

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The footballer said, Buhari has laid a solid foundation for the betterment of future generation of Nigerians.

Kosoko said, his support for President Buhari is unshakable considering the successes recorded by the administration especially in the area of social investment programme.

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Ugandan Police Detain Bobi Wine, Clash With Supporters

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Ugandan Police Detain Bobi Wine, Clash With Supporters

Uganda police has arrested member of parliament and popular musician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine.

Wine and his supporters clashed with police after authorities cancelled his Easter music shows in Kampala, Arua and Lira.

Tension ensued after police blocked a procession led by Bobi Wine at his One Love Beach Ini Busabala.  He was arrested and whisked away o an unknown location.  Another singer, Nubian Li, who was in the same vehicle with Wine, was not arrested.

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Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, says he will not tolerate music shows that are laced with politics.  He warns that nobody will be compensated in the future for shows that have been cancelled because of politics.

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But he gave a two-billion-shilling compensation to members of Uganda music promoters and venue owners network for their losses from the police cancellations of Bobi Wine concerts.

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The president complained that wine’s songs contain political activism.

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“The Country Under Your Watch Is Hellish” – Omotola Criticizes Buhari-Osinbajo Administration

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"The Country Under Your Watch Is Hellish" - Omotola Criticizes Buhari, Osinbajo Administration

Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has taken to social media once again to call out the current administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari and vice-president Yemi Osinbajo.

Omotola has been quite vocal in her criticism of the Nigerian government and the state of the country in recent times.

In her tweet she said:

This post has triggered many reactions on social media as some supported her view and some see it as offensive.

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Nipsey Hussle Murder Suspect Eric Holder Arrested

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Los Angeles Police Arrest Nipsey Hussle's Killing Suspect Eric Holder

Nearly after 48-hour manhunt, police arrested the suspect believe to be responsible to have gunned down Nipsey Hussle in front of the popular rapper’s South Los Angeles clothing store. Holder was apprehended in the Los Angeles suburb of Bellflower on Tuesday afternoon.

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to CBS2 that 29-year-old Eric Holder was caught by deputies. Los Angeles police told CBS2 they were responding to confirm the suspect’s identity as Holder.

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Holder is likely to be charged with killing Hussle and to make his first appearance in front of a judge in the next two days.

Police said a tip from a citizen led them to the suspect. Holder was announced as a suspect Monday night by the authorities.

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