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Official Photos! Timi Dakolo, Seyi Shay, Ortisefemi, Toyin Aimakhu, Bovi & Many More at the ‘Meet the President’ Event



3 (2)Over the weekend there was a huge event where several people had an opportunity to meet the President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, and ask him questions.

About 5000 youths were at the event which held on Sunday at the Eko Hotel Grand Ballroom and Eko Hotel Convention Center.

The event had performances from music stars like Timi Dakolo, Seyi Shay, Oritsefemi and more while other stars like Bovi and Toyin Aimakhu also got on stage to share a few words with the crowd.

Meet The President was organised by PVC – Participate, Vote, Country – a group of young Nigerian professionals, businessmen and entrepreneurs. The group is the brainchild of Audu Maikori, Chioma Emetanjo, Ohimai Amaize, Aziza Uko among others.

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  1. Ewa

    March 3, 2015 at 10:24 am

    Seyi Shay, why???????????


      March 3, 2015 at 12:09 pm

      WHO IS THIS ONE WHO WRAPPED PURPLE HANDKERCHIEF ROUND HER BODY TO GO AND GREET THE PRESIDENT ? What kind of tacky, sickly-coloured , badly sewn weave is that???? Worst of all, WHO EVEN LET HER IN????Those protocol peeps should be fired abeg!
      Shame to the upbringing of some people; If u were not taught to respect yourself, at least show some respect to one of the highest authorities of your OWN country. This is not your showbiz world where carrying yourself inappropriately gives u the highest ratings. Draw the line.!!!
      Beyoncé has access to the White House. She hangs with Michelle Obama and Kate Middleton. Forget about her skimpy clothes when she performs, u will NEVER catch her like this when she’s invited to official ceremonies or when she’s with these ladies. See how she looked like when William and Kate came to New York.

  2. Miss_Flygerian

    March 3, 2015 at 10:29 am

    What is Seyi Shay wearing tho? That’s an inappropriate dress to wear at a meeting with the president no matter how informal or casual the event is.

    • ruth

      March 3, 2015 at 11:19 am

      same thing i thought, her outfit is highly inappropriate, show some respect and have some dignity.. omoni oboli’s blue dress wasn’t even half as bad as this one and still people complained.

    • chichi

      March 3, 2015 at 7:16 pm

      Hello all! I attended the event and I believe Seyi Shays dressing may be taken a bit out of context. She performed at the rally that held immediately after the Q&A session and asked if she can take a Selfie with the president, she came down the stage still in her performance outfit. . Which, well… it’s not surprising that is p…pretty much a tube peplum top and short.

  3. JohnMatilda

    March 3, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Wat in God’s name is Seyi shay wearing? This is not about modesty but common sense which she’s obviously lacking. There’s a place and time for everything. To say dat she looks trashy is an understatement, be looking like #1000 per hour

    • Zara

      March 3, 2015 at 12:43 pm

      #1000 per hour!!!!I think that is too much…….. Hahahahaha!!!!!!

    • somebody

      March 3, 2015 at 2:27 pm

      Rather N500 per hour

    • prince

      March 3, 2015 at 5:18 pm

      I think I like the 1k per hour thing. bi*ch

  4. Yvonne

    March 3, 2015 at 10:39 am

    She’s always looking trashy

  5. Janet

    March 3, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Asin!!! Seyi shey really needs to get it together. Why is she just all over the place these days? If it’s not throwing shade, she’s wearing things that are inappropriate. I mean the combo she has on is nice just not for this type of event.

    Her management are flushing her career down the toilet because this girl has HUGE TALENT and potential.

    Biko Biko someone who knows what they are doing should step in before her career takes a complete nose dive

  6. Uuu

    March 3, 2015 at 10:44 am

    Extremely sad
    We have sold our birth right. In this day and age are all still easily bought
    Looking at everyone here I wonder how they feel at the true state of the nation

    • Sandi

      March 3, 2015 at 2:21 pm

      Excuse you but please even if you disagree with the President, there is nothing wrong with meeting him. It’s not even a meet and greet. It’s an interactive session where people ask the President questions on things that matter to him. If Buhari had this you would applaud him abi? But somehow people don’t have the right to meet their President and ask him questions? Ridiculous!!

    • prince

      March 3, 2015 at 5:22 pm

      why u no dey the interactive session OLODO. a place where you’re given the questions to ask and you can’t ask what you were not given. bulls-t! bulls-t and bulls-t!!!.
      and for all the celebs here. I seize to respect any of you again bcos this shows you’re only after money and not the well being of those that made you who you are. crazy folks

    • wale

      March 4, 2015 at 1:22 am

      It’s supposed to be an interactive session but I can see that politicians turned it into another campaign or what are the likes of Mimiko, Obanikoro, Peter Obi etc doing on stage. Even Toyin Aimaku was swearing by all her ancestors that she will vote PDP. This was far from being a mere interactive session if you ask me

    • Iris

      March 3, 2015 at 10:39 pm

      Look at it this way. The entertainment industry in Nigeria is bourgeoning and jobs are being created. It is bringing multiple tribes together and they are making a name for themselves internationally. It is diversifying the economy (now you can tell yourummy you want to act lol) and the president has made funds available for this. Why will they not support him? It isnt just about bribes all the time. Sometimes it is about a vested interest you can identify with. If a politician developed your constituency would you not support him? You do not have to vote for GEJ but they probably will and you have to be okay with that. It is the same way GEJ supporters may never understand how people will vote for an elderly and former dictator who was part of a group that took away fundamental human rights among other things – the effect of which we still suffer from today. All you can do is respect their choice as a feature of democracy.

    • Nigerian-American

      March 4, 2015 at 12:28 am

      We are now having interactive sessions with the political heavy weights in Nigeria. If you ask me, I will say, we are evolving! This is a good thing folks! I’m glad to see that we emulating some of the good practices that we see in other civilized clime. I think we ought to celebrate this development, rather criticize it as being contrived. Now think back four years ago, did we have this opportunity? No! Now, the next four years, we will mature even more people. So put your cynicism on hold for a while and join in the movement of “asking not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country!!!!!

  7. John

    March 3, 2015 at 10:48 am

    Seyi is RAZZ, did she really house in the UK…i am thinking maybe peckham/lewisham smh
    The president looked so scared to come close and be infected by a ratchet…

    • South London babe

      March 3, 2015 at 5:10 pm

      Funny … There are plenty of very expensive houses in the locations you just mentioned! More expensive than a lot of the houses in NW London! Nigerian people chat so much crap sometimes not everybody living in SE London is suffering! Some of you come on holiday a few times visit Peckham and kewisham and all of a sudden you become an expert! My dear shut up!

  8. DBoss

    March 3, 2015 at 10:48 am

    Isn’t it when a president gives a respectable vibe that you feel the need to honor him with a nice look?the man is not respectable now so … Imagine any entertainer dressing disrespectfully before Obama. First see the people the obamas identify with?the Carters , the smiths etc… If Jonathan had any brain he’ll identify with people like The Ekeinde’s , akandes, psquare, etc… Respectable solid brands but see his level …big hiss

    • prince

      March 3, 2015 at 5:24 pm

      Abeg tell the GEJITES. look at the foolish peeps there. Awon Were Buruku. I’m so pissed

  9. Lola

    March 3, 2015 at 10:50 am

    Dressing like trash to meet your president…these girls…

  10. Gold

    March 3, 2015 at 11:05 am

    All shades of trashy and indecent, even the president looks uncomfortable sitting next to her.

  11. teeteepretty

    March 3, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Toyosi Akerele, wetin u dey do there. After you go dey yarn nonsense. Yeye girl

  12. Mizzy

    March 3, 2015 at 11:06 am

    y do deh hold such gatherings?

  13. oy

    March 3, 2015 at 11:09 am

    @ first picture.. so because she’s meeting Mr president, that’s why she’s not wearing clothes abi? diarris God in everything we ar doing

  14. Nikki

    March 3, 2015 at 11:12 am

    How can this over 35 and 40 above be the youth? What are the really promoting? Let’s leave out how they look, this ones here are just after cash and not the peace or goodness of the country.

    • prince

      March 3, 2015 at 5:26 pm

      GBAM!!! You get sense jare.

  15. Nahum

    March 3, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Hmm….this is one…I know him well….anyway, all I can say is vote with your mind and your heart and please DO NOT follow what some “youth leader” says.×400.jpg

  16. D

    March 3, 2015 at 11:24 am

    After how many wasted lives,suddenly the armies are seizing towns and conquering boko haram. All in 6weeks ,what happened to the last 6 years.we understand the game Jonathan.shame on you for playing it at the expense of innocent lives.

  17. looters

    March 3, 2015 at 11:41 am

    “..About 5,000 youths were at the event..” Where are they or are we missing something here? So Bellanija just foused her cameras on the celebrities and not 1 out of the 5,000 was captured. *Tsk*

  18. Ronke

    March 3, 2015 at 11:43 am

    But why Seyi??? i couldn’t even recognize you. What have you done to yourself???? Why would you wear that, its so inappropriate. I am going to forgive you this one time.

  19. Tutu

    March 3, 2015 at 11:59 am

    Seyi Shey you dont have dignity as a woman
    always wearing rubbish..
    so because you are an entertainer
    you must naked yourself before you perform?
    stupid girl..

  20. fleur

    March 3, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    Uncle Jonah, please introduce a dress code for visitors to the villa that will be explicit and sent to all guests ahead of time. Unfortunately, our young ones cannot tell the difference between Club wear and black tie or formal wear.

  21. Rubi

    March 3, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    am a little bit confused? 5000youths? what was the criterion in picking this youths? So everyone in the entertainment industry can now speak for Nigerian youth? o ga oh. Its sad and such as shame we the real YOUTH of nigeria arent asking and doing the right thing. so far all the comments have been about seyi shay’s dress. what issues were discussed? Where are the youths that represented the financial industry? telecommunications? Agric? Information technology?

    • Sandi

      March 3, 2015 at 2:24 pm

      They were there, if you attended you would know. He was asked questions.
      Honestly BN you didn’t do justice to this event. The least you could do is put up some clips of the questions the President was asked and the answers he had for them.
      Now people think it was just a fashion show!

    • prince

      March 3, 2015 at 5:30 pm

      Biko Ask them. I don’t know when Naeto C, Segun Arinze become our mouth piece.

  22. tunmi

    March 3, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    So…did anyone bring up recurring matters?

  23. James Kokoh

    March 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    Am so dissappointed at Oyinsan Oscar mingling with all this miscreants and brainless bunch, i doff my hat and heart to the Ekeinde’s and Akande’s (Dakore) not all this jobless and faded bunch, i have always known naeto C to a PDP sorry ass coz his mother is the women leader, no wonder his music is practically dead.

  24. ola

    March 3, 2015 at 12:27 pm

    lol….seyi shey won take yansh collect oil block

  25. jefka

    March 3, 2015 at 12:34 pm

    Mama peace aka grammarian aka Dame r u sighting wuh am sighting?
    abi ds hasnt brought uo any gbagaun in your dictionary?
    all this nakedness that they are sharing…………….

  26. Enn!

    March 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Lool…for d first time i actually feel sorry for GEJ, with d crossed legs and mumu smile on his face he was definitely trying to cover up, Sheyi shay bet why na?

  27. Ayo

    March 3, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    I watched it at home with my parents. It was a nice event. Timi Dakolo’s performance was moving. The Yoruba presenter was quite funny. Gbemi OO was cool. Jimi Agbaje’s speech, and the other really blunt guy whose name I don’t remember, helped me see how far Nigeria has come. It’s cool to have all this dialogue (seeing both parties and how the youths interact with the political leaders and aspirants), I now see what Americans have been enjoying.

    • Sandi

      March 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm

      The only person that mentioned watching it, is the one with the most sensible comment. Thank God.
      People learn about something before you open up your mouth and talk

  28. tiggy

    March 3, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    SEyi dear, there is such a thing as looking hot for all occasions, but babe c’mon. First rule of showing skin, choose which one yu want to show, is it ur legs or ur shoulders. IT CANT BE BOTH for this type of event. yu have a great bod, but yu need to take urself seriously. sense must be applied, I can bet yu know yu made a wrong decision as soon as yu stepped into d building. Still luv ur music tho

  29. JULIE

    March 3, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    Anty presenter u for no wear cloth. some peo no dey fear. can u imagine her dressing in presence of my president.

  30. Tru

    March 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    @ Seyi: To be sexy is definitely by force, Shey 😛

  31. Chloe

    March 3, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    Some Run’s girl got PAID last week end though……

  32. O~Intuition!

    March 3, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    Seyi Shay, Maka Why?!!!

    Her ‘Defensive’ thoughts may be: ‘ Well that’s the way ‘it’ is done ‘where’ I’m from.”
    Well, Beyonce, Amber Rose, … And many more international celebrities that show off their body assets, don’t dress to ‘meet the president’ like this – wether outdoor, indoor, or… Any presidential program.
    They can’t even wear this to the white house.
    **I stand to be corrected**

    Good for you though. No publicity is bad publicity. Keep living some ‘rentfree’ space in peoples’ minds and thoughts….and free publicity from bloggers…lol

    Let’s learn to adopt appropriate ‘fashion’ from foreigner, where applicable.

    • duze

      March 3, 2015 at 3:02 pm

      Thank you!! It’s common sense.

  33. Zeal

    March 3, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Sheyi Shey, no let Patience catch u o, cos I nor understand this kain thing wey you wear siddon nea this man. See as Doyin dey look all no una saying * All this foolish artist, na money all of una want and nah who win una go follow*

  34. O~Intuition!

    March 3, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    Chai! BNaija and Subtle Shades.
    Why did they put Seyi Shay’s Picture as the First Picture.
    Odikwa Very Shady…lol

  35. adelegirl

    March 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm×400.jpg – my man crush 🙂

    Seyi Shay’s outfit was ill advised. Love Gbemi OO’s denim jumpsuit.

    @teeteepretty Toyosi Akerele was there because she is a prominent Nigerian youth doing the country proud on a global front. If persons like her cannot attend such an event with the President., who qualifies, pray tell?

    To be fair, I heard youths were well represented and asked the President some tough questions.

    Why should people supporting the President tar them as selling their birthright? Can you honestly say you don’t believe there are people who believe in and support the President wholeheartedly without receiving direct/indirect incentives for such support?

    I support APC by the way and will be voting GMB in the Presidential elections but I can be objective about these things.

  36. jefka

    March 3, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    @sandi, we appreciate the event for all that it stood for,
    but right now, the picture in our face is taking our attention away from it.
    seyi shay, who tbh dont listen to her music becuz i am tired of almost all female musicians singing of luv and how man dey tor tori one of dia body part is supposed to be representing the youths was busy advertising her goods beside the number 1 man in the country and all he could do was smile sheepishly and fold his legs tight.
    when rihanna went to the white house did u see her attire? yet that is a lady who we see nude almost always, but then again, some1 here commented that the president doesnt deserve respect bcz he has none for hmself.
    so pls stop saying we r not making sensible comments.
    i also agree with u that BN didnt really represent it for what it was but this is entertainment and gossip/shades/compromise sells.

  37. the naija verdict

    March 3, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    Seyi’s dress has definitely amped up the popularity of the event which had lost its heat even before it started on Sunday.

  38. Anonymous

    March 3, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    Please who’s the lady wearing a purple top and panties sitting with the president?!!!!!!!

  39. LILLY

    March 3, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    i don’t think the lady in the first picture is okay.

    • NP

      March 3, 2015 at 7:27 pm

      She’s not a lady. She’s a woman.

    • NP

      March 3, 2015 at 7:28 pm

      She’s not a lady. She’s a woman

  40. Hian

    March 3, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    Alhaji Mu’azu is a fine man…dat is all!

  41. nene

    March 3, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    seyi shay well done. i hope your mission was accomplished. no wonder u beef amber rose. ode!

  42. Linda Lateh

    March 3, 2015 at 7:57 pm

    All these hypocrites talking trash about Seyi’s dress please take several seats. The woman is an entertainer and there’s nothing wrong with what she is wearing. Y’all condemn your own people and worship foreigners who do worse. People!

  43. bj

    March 3, 2015 at 9:18 pm

    No mind am I knew from day 1 DAT all she wanted was connection all d motivational talk and husky voice na wash!

  44. Peppy

    March 3, 2015 at 11:29 pm

    Goodluck and Patience i beg you both in the name of God to go to the remote villages in Nigeria and have a preview of poverty, Stop meeting up rich and middle class people in Nigeria and spending public funds on unnecessarily drama.


  45. Q

    March 3, 2015 at 11:39 pm

    Biko, did someone get to knock Doyin Okupe for me biko? Not heard his voice recently since FFK took over. Ehen, where else will Mrs Toyosi rather be biko? Sis Seyi, biko, wear clothes next time, You didnt this time.

  46. Sunshine

    March 4, 2015 at 1:55 am

    That photo is worth a million words. The long wary look on those politicians faces was telling. They seem dejected and disinterested in their own event. Totally amazing, but on a brighter note March 28 is around the corner when you will be relieved of your burden called “defeat ” which is emminent .

  47. jummai

    March 4, 2015 at 9:37 am

    Don’t generalise. Are u saying all those who live in Lewisham and Peckham are ghetto?

  48. dearestzee

    March 6, 2015 at 10:02 am

    seyi shay!!!!kilokosi

  49. ziariz

    March 7, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    I am normally not one to quickly condemn but when saw this picture with Seyi Shey, I was so disappointed..haba!!! Must you show your complete lack of professionalism….didn’t you get the memo or you thought you were going to perform for your usual N200 some class abeg..I am so so annoyed with this type of irresponsible behaviour.

  50. ifeoma

    March 7, 2015 at 8:27 pm

    please simply leave her alone.. if its Jenifer ,nikki or beyonce, would anyone make a noise.. why do we like to beef our own.. she has lovely skin,she dressed according to what the youth can relate with.. Her explanation is good enough.. i dont know u but i believe you sheyi.. people let her be but note, one without sin should throw the first stone.. concentrate on her performance and not the clothes, afterall she is a peformer.. Now i dont see the youth, its all nollywood people, what on earth are they doing there? what is Peter Obi and co doin there.. oga president , you should not be seen with this people..

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