There had been a lot negative forecast, trailing Goodluck Jonathan’s candidacy as the flag bearer of the PDP, as to what the outcome of the elections would bring. For a nation’s whose democratic system is yet to be perfected, we held our breath as these events played out. Still our political entity stands and we are grateful.
Determining the celebrities who exert the highest degree of influence in contemporary African pop culture involved sifting through the nominations for the individuals with the highest numbers of votes, and then measuring their media visibility (exposure in print, television, radio and online), number of web references on Google, TV/radio mentions and their general clout across the continent.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (fondly known as simply OmoT or Omosexy) is truly a delight to be with. Smart, insightful, and bubbly—with a childlike demeanour and a youthfulness that seems to defy age and time, Omotola paid tribute to the pioneers of the Nigerian film industry and spoke with us about movies, music, family, purpose, and the price of a dream. This is the delectable Omotola as you have never ever seen or heard her before.