by Daniel Essien
The episode of Rubbin’Minds kicked off with a negative vibe as host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu commented on the latest clash between the military and Boko Haram in which about 38 lives claimed to be members of the dreaded sect were killed. There was also an attack on a mosque in Kano state involving the father of governor Rabiu Kwankwaso.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s open letter, threatening to pull out of the PDP and CBN governor Sanusi Lamido’s present travails were some of the week’s hottest topics.
Nwachukwu Aniagolu and Caleb Oghenetega were guests from GenVoices, a platform for young people to put up models that will make Nigeria a better place. They explained the idea behind GenVoices and talked about the upcoming 100,000 voices telethon holding in Lagos on 18, January 2014.
According to them, GenVoices is a collection of professionals, mainly young Nigerians from around the world focused on driving change. The purpose of the event are to discuss ideas that can move the country forward and to send a message to political leaders that young people are ready to serve. GenVoices is a product of the #OccupyNigeria protests and strives to become a think tank group with it’s over 25 chapters across the world. For the GenVoices, titans like Aliko Dangote and Christopher Kolade will be engaging with the youth.
Entertainment guest was the vivacious tv presenter/model/actress Eku Edewor and she spoke about her upbringing, partaking in stage plays at the national theatre and studying theatre in the university before working as a model. She returned home and auditioned for her current gig 53Xtra.
She debunked any rumors of a beef with former co-host Dolapo Oni and maintained that even through disagreements they remained best of friends. She spoke about her acting career on stage and screen and expressed her love for performing.
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