Nigerian Afrobeats Star Tiwa Savage dazzled the crowd at the coronation concert of King Charles III and Queen Camilla on the East Lawn of Windsor Castle on Sunday, performing her hit single Keys to the Kingdom from Beyoncé’s The Lion King album.
Other Nigerians featured at the coronation event by virtue of their positions Dame Elizabeth Anionwu, who is a nurse, professor and a medical scholar carried the Golden Orb during the ceremony. Reverend Tosin Oladipo who is the Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Also featured during the coronation ceremony.
Lastly Eva Omaghomi, who is Kings Director of Community Engagement from when he was still the Prince of Wales.
In another development, Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party Peter Obi set social media abuzz on Sunday after posting photos of his visit to Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka amid controversy between the professor and Peter Obi’s supporters the Obidients. Peter Obi’s visit is coming one month after Wole Soyinka, in a television interview accused the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed of fascism for faulting the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as winner of the presidential election despite not winning 25% of the votes in the FCT.
Sonia Ekweremadu, daughter of Nigeria’s Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu who was sentenced to nine years and eight months in prison by a U.K court on Friday May 5th in a controversial organ trafficking trial was trending on social media over the weekend after the interview she granted the BBC in the wake of her parents sentencing went viral.
Sonia during the interview said although she understands why her parents were convicted, maintained that she disagrees with the sentencing. The 25 year old who is suffering from a Kidney disorder called Nephrotic Syndrome, took the opportunity to apologise to her parents for the way things played out stating that she feels guilty because her parents were sentenced due to her ailment She also told the BBC that her experience has allowed her understand how dynamic life is and has also given her a new vision to help people with kidney conditions.