From a presidential wedding to a President’s new friend | See our top 10 photos from the past week

We thought that the denials and secrecy that shrouded Zahra’s wedding meant that it was going to be a small, private event without all the flamboyance that attends Nigerian weddings. Alas! the hashtag was posted and we knew not o fool ourselves. Kanye West and Trump had a met at the Trump towers and that was just as confusing as it was awkward to watch.

We’d hate to let you think that was all the week threw up. So we won’t. See all the interesting photos from the past week below:


Zahra Buhari’s wedding to Ahmed Indimi had the usual fanfare of Nigerian weddings. Starting from Friday, Zahra had her wedding Fatiha and then a Kamu, followed by a very traditional Fulani wedding before this typical Nigerian wedding reception where she was photographed busting moves with her other half.


The President, Muhammadu Buhari, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, John Mahama of Ghana and Ernest Bai Koroma of Guinea midweek met in Banjul with President Yahya Jammeh of The  Gambia. They attempted to convince him to respect his countrymen’s wishes and give up his 22-year rule come January in favour of Adamu Barrow who was returned as the President-elect after the December 1st elections.


It’s cold in many regions in the West but Keke Palmer seems not to be feeling it as she stepped out in Newyork in this Bikini set, nearly breaking the internet in the process.

The Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode is pictured here at the Heartbeat: The Musical theatre event obviously getting in the festive spirit.danielle-brooks-at-the-opening-of-apollos-the-first-noel-in-harlem-neighbourhood

One of the stars of the hit Netflix series, Orange is the New Black, Danielle Brookes is pictured here having some holiday fun with Santa Claus. The photo trended not only for the holiday cheer it brings but also because the star seems to be putting on an Ankara-print skirt.


President Muhammadu Buhari was in Lagos this week at the Naval dockyard, Victoria Island to commission warships alongside the Governor of Lagos and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.


Singer Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump talk at Trump Tower after meetings on December 13, 2016 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY
Singer Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump talk at Trump Tower after meetings on December 13, 2016 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY


The Super Falcons took matters into their own hands after the government refused to pay their allowances running into hundreds of millions by staging a peaceful protest at the Aso Rock while the President presented the 2017 budget at the National Assembly. It paid off because payment was ordered just the next day.


The President turned 74 this week and a special parade held in his honour at the State House yesterday.


Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed was appointed Deputy Secretary of the United Nations and the Presidency has released an official statement saying she remains a Minister until she resigns. It’s safe to say a resignation letter is being typed up somewhere if it hasn’t already.


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  1. Enhen! See President’s daughter digging it. Beautiful! ?

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