By Laju Arenyeka
Why won’t they let Goldie rest in peace? The star seems to be more controversial from the great beyond than when she was alive and well. And it keeps getting more colourful. It appears that some unidentified individual has taken the reins of the deceased pop singer’s tweeter account and is using it as a publicity platform to promote Nigerian movies as well as Tonto Dikeh’s ‘hit’ (popularly bashed and generally unaccepted) single Jeje.
It should be noted that it was this same twitter handle that was used to confirm Goldie’s death as well as release subsequent information about her burial. Then, readers were made to understand that the messages were sent by Goldie’s ‘Admin’. Surely her management couldn’t be that insensitive to make this kind of move, so, who then is responsible?
Changes in the money drop
It is official; organizers of the Money Drop read Dis n’ Dat. Did you notice that the show has a new addition? Yep, in addition to the two skinny models, the show inculcated two hefty guys who arrange the money after every drop. Was it our doing, or did a suicidal contestant threaten to follow the money to the great beyond?
A more hilarious way to advertise
Who says advertising is expensive? It will simply cost you a pen that writes even when turned upside down, a stroll to the nearest fast food restaurant, and a simple question: “Where is the rest room please?” Then you can advertise your brand, self and services right on the toilet door.
For example, “Do you need a sugar mummy? Call 080…” There are even adverts for those who need Boko Haram bombers, “7,500 per blast” the ad read. Others include wedding and party planning as well as some X-rated interests.
For the sake of privacy, there are no cameras in public rest rooms, so anyone can write anything on the door. But can you imagine people responding to such ads? It would go something like this: “Hello, I am calling in response to your publication, on the toilet door of restaurant so and so…”