From the Magazine: “What I want for Christmas!” – Omawumi, Ebuka, Makida Moka, Bobby Taylor, Linda Ikeji & More

by Chi Ibe

Good cheer, thoughtful gifts, family reunion and all round goodwill – there’s a reason why everyone loves Christmas. And as we count down to end of the year and the season for all round joy, we ask a few celebrities what would make theirs one to remember! 

OMAWUMI MEGBELE, Musician

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I got plenty things.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

A new car and a house in Cannes, the South of France.

 

DIMEJI ALARA, Stylist 

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I didn’t get anything, okay maybe chocolates from my sister.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

A free trip to Monaco!

 

KEMI LALA, Actor

What did you get for Christmas last year?

My mother gave me a pair of shoes and my dad gave me a dress. I also got some Christmas cards.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

Besides love, joy, and goodness, I would like to spend some time with the sweetest love of my life. I’ll also like an iPAD 2 and some millions in my account!

 

FUNKE BUCKNOR-OBRUTHE, Events planner

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I’m not an Xmas person. I don’t give and I don’t expect gifts.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

Love, joy, and peace. 

 

GLORY EDOZIEN, Online Editor

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I can’t remember. I got a few cards though.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’d like a significant amount from work in my account.

 

GBEMI OLATERU-OLAGBEGI, Radio OAP

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I didn’t get anything but I went shopping all by myself.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

Peace of mind, plenty money, and a new car.

 

UTI NWACHUKWU, Reality TV Star

 What did you get for Christmas last year?

I got a lot of stuff. But the best of them all was being chosen as cultural ambassador for Cross River State.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’d like to take a trip to Las Vegas.

 

BOBBY TAYLOR, Publicist

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I went on a trip/vacation with my mum.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’d like all the children taken off the streets. I never wear watches and so I’d want a wristwatch for Christmas.

  

HELEN PAUL, TV OAP

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I no even remember everything but I got plenty things from my loved ones.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’d rather tell the people who want to give my things one-on-one what I want.

 

MAKIDA MOKA, Model

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I did not get anything, which is sad.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’d like to take a trip to somewhere that’s snowy, maybe Paris. I’d also like to have a MACBOOK PRO and a pair of the shiniest pair of Louboutins ever made!

 

UCHE NNAJI, Ouch!

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I can’t even remember

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’m meant to have a car by Christmas, so that’s not really a wish. But having said so, I’d like to spend more time with loved ones and people that matter to me.

 

DOLAPO ONI, TV OAP

What did you get for Christmas last year?

Chocolates and cards.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

A red pair of Brian Attwood pumps.

 

EBUKA OBI-UCHENDU, TV OAP 

What did you get for Christmas last year?

The best gift I got last year was getting my double Masters degree 6 days before Christmas.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’m actually single. I’d love to be in a relationship.

 

LINDA IKEJI, Blogger

What did you get for Christmas last year?

Nothing, really. I was the one even giving out.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

A husband!

 

OVERDOSE, Rapper

What did you get for Christmas last year?

Last year, I got myself an expensive chain. I ended up throwing it into the crowd while I was performing on tour!  

What would you like to get this year for Christmas?

I’m going to get myself the new pair of Nike sneakers. The adverts have been torturing me.

 

LORENZO MENAKAYA, Radio OAP

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I got myself a puppy. And for the first time, I bought a BlackBerry after I’d vowed I would never get one.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I have been thinking of a new car for Christmas, but I’d rather go on a vacation to some Island where no one knows me.

 

JULIE ODIA, Magazine Editor

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I got a lot of gifts but I can’t remember anything specifically. I actually spent my Christmas in America with my family and it was a fantastic Christmas!

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

I’d love to be in good health. I want my family to in good health too. Every other thing will follow, really. I don’t have any specific thing I’d like to have this Christmas. 

 

TOYOSI AKERELE, Youth Advocate

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I can’t remember.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

December is the most busy period for a multi-faceted entrepreneur like me, because there will be series of work activities at the Rise Print Company. I will probably be on a working trip in Asia.

 

TOOLZ, Radio OAP

What did you get for Christmas last year?

I didn’t actually get any physical Christmas presents last year, but we (my family) did have a Christmas party for under-privileged children, and the opportunity to make so many people happy was an amazing present in itself. 

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

This year, I’d love a new car! And a puppy, lol!

 

UCHE ODOH, Model

What did you get for Christmas last year?

My boo came back to see me. That’s was the best Christmas present I got.

What would you like to get for Christmas this year?

This year, I want a return ticket to Paris! Y!

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Comments (2)

  1. Lindaaaaaa na wa 4 U!!!!
    A husband U will get in Jesus Name! AMEN!!!
    I luv linda,u are d best!

  2. Somebody should please marry Linda ooo!

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