Afrobeats super star Davido On Wednesday, set social media abuzz after he took to Twitter and Instagram to solicit funds; to clear his Rolls Royce vehicle from the ports. The musician shared his account number online for his fans to make payments and within a few minutes of the announcement; N26 million Naira was raised and donations went up to 40 million within the hour. With a target of N100 million set for the supposed clearance of his Rolls Royce, the singer amassed over the target; and as at this morning, the amount raised is over N150M. Among those who donated are billionaire Businessman Femi Otedola, Mornach Saheed Eluegushi, socialite Obi Cubana and a handful of entertainers.
Reactions trail the United States’ decision to remove Nigeria from the list of countries blacklisted for engaging in violation of religious freedom. In a statement issued on Wednesday, U.S. secretary of state, Antony Blinken announced 10 countries of particular concern including Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia among others; for having engaged in – or tolerated systematic, and egregious violations of religious freedom.
Comedian and Naval Officer Ahmed Gafar, popularly known as CuteA biola, who was declared missing on Monday, was according to the Nigerian Navy, arrested and taken into naval custody; for alleged violation of the Armed Forces Social Media Policy.