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Sunday, May 22, 2022

May 22, 2022

Progress Wins Nigerian Idol 2022 Season 7

Progress wins Nigerian Idol 2022 Season 7 .

 

Progress has emerged the winner of the Nigerian Idol Season 7.


This was announced at the Grand Finale which was broadcasted across Africa Magic stations on Sunday.


The show’s host, IK Osakioduwa, announced Progress as the winner after he battled with Zadok, for the grand prize worth N100m.


After weeks of watching the top 12 contestants singing their hearts out on the live shows to earn fan votes, Progress and Zadok emerged as the final two.


For the finale, D’banj and Simi, who are also judges for the show, performed on stage and thrilled the audience.


D’banj had a performance with the two finalists, while the season 6 winner, Kingdom Kroseide, performed with the other 10 finalists.


As the winner of the competition, Progress goes home with a cash prize of N30m, a brand new SUV, a Bigi-branded refrigerator and a year’s supply of Bigi drinks.


He will also get to record an Extended Play album produced by a leading music producer in Nigeria and a music video, a weekend getaway from TravelBeta, and a DStv Explora fully installed with a 12 months premium subscription.


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Thursday, May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022

Rihanna & A$AP Rocky Welcome Baby Boy


 

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky have welcomed a baby boy.


TMZ reports that Rihanna gave birth on May 13 in Los Angeles.


However, the couple are yet to disclose his name.


Recall that Rihanna officially announced she was pregnant in January which went viral on the internet.


Since her announcement , the business mogul had been seen attending shows , public functions barring her baby bum.


Speaking with The Vogue, Rihanna, who was featured on the May cover story, revealed that she refused to hide her pregnancy because it is a thing of celebration.


The singer had also disclosed she’s scared of postpartum depression.





Tuesday, May 17, 2022

May 17, 2022

Crossdresser, Bobrisky Declares For Presidency


 Popular Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky has declared to run for Nigeria's presidential election scheduled to hold in 2023.


His presidential campaign poster has surfaced on social media.


@mrwallsfreelancing, who posted the picture, captioned it: "We have to risk it all come 2023".







Monday, May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

Popular Nollywood Actor, Leo Mezie Is Dead


 Nollywood actor Leo Mezie is dead.


His colleague, Chioma Toplis, announced his passing on social media this afternoon.


According to reports, he died on Saturday, May 14, after a long battle with kidney disease.


The actor who had been battling a Kidney disease, had a transplant last week, but developed complications. Sadly, he lost the battle on Saturday.


''Actor Leo Mezie is dead. He died on Saturday in Abuja while recovering from kidney transplant. His corpse has been moved to Umuahia his hometown. RIP Leo'' she wrote.


 May his soul rest in peace, Amen







 

Sunday, May 15, 2022

May 15, 2022

BBNaija Announces Date For BBNAIJA Season 7 Audition, Begins Application


 

Organisers of Big Brother Naija, BBNaija reality show, have announced that auditions for season 7 of the show have begun.


A post on its Verified Twitter page, said that auditioning for the show would commence from 15th May 2022 to 30th May 2022.


Interested participants are expected to log on to AfricaMagic.tv/bbaudtion, upload a 3 minute video introducing themselves, what is unique about them, their likes and dislikes and why they should be chosen this season.


They are also to speak about their family and friends.


It added that the auditions are free and open to persons who are above 21 years.


Abeg is the sponsor of this year’s edition and Flutterwave is the associate sponsor.






May 15, 2022

AMVCA 2022: Full List Of Winners


 

The full list of winners at the Africa Movie Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) eighth edition, have emerged.


The AMVCA, which was held at the Eko Hotels, Lagos State, was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and South Africa’s Bonang Matheba.


Nigerian actress, Osas Ighodaro won the Best Dressed Female at the event, while Best Dressed Male was Denola Grey, each going home with a cash prize of N500,000.


Funke Akindele, who bagged nine nominations, won Best Actress in a comedy, while Broda Shaggi won Best Actor.


Producer and actress, Teniola Aladese won the Trailblazer award with a cash prize of one million naira, and also an extra gift of $2,000 dollars from the Hollywood star, Tasha Smith.


This year’s award has a new category- ‘Best social media content creator’, which was won by ‘Oga Sabinus’.


Here is a full list of winners for the AMVCA 2022:


Best actress in a comedy – Funke Akindele Bello (Omo Ghetto: The Saga).


Best actor in a comedy – Samuel Perry ‘Broda Shaggi’ (Dwindle).


Best actress in a drama – Osas Ighodaro (Rattlesnake).


Best actor in a drama – Stan Nze (Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story).


Best supporting actress – Omowunmi Dada (Country Hard).


Best supporting actor – Odunlade Adekola (Jankariwo).


Best Director: Ramsey Nouah (The Rattlesnake)


Best overall movie: Amina (by Izu Ojukwu and Okey Ogunjiofor)


Best short film or online video – Taiwo Ogunnimo (I am the prostitute Mama described)


Best Indigenous language (Yoruba) – Alaise – David Akande, Demola Yusuf, Edgard Leroy


Best indigenous language (Hausa) – Voiceless – Rogers Ofime


Best Indigenous language (Igbo) – Nne-Ka – Uche Nnanna Maduka


Best Indigenous language (Swahili) – Obambo (Freddy Feruzi)


Best art director (Movie or TV Series) Tunji Afolayan – Amina


Best costume designer – Millicent T. Jack (Amina)


Best lighting designer – Matthew Yusuf (Nneka the pretty serpent).


Best picture editor: Tunde Apalowo (Maria Ebun Pataki)


Best sound editor: Jim Lively and James Nelson (Amina)


Best sound track – Pascal Aka, Raquel – Gold Coast Lounge


Best Makeup – Balogun Abiodun ( Omo Ghetto The Saga).


Best Writer: Oiseomaye, Donald Tombia, Biodun Stephen (Introducing the Kujus).


Best Cinematographer: Muhammed Atta Ahmed (Rattle Snake).


Best movie Southern Africa: Hairareb – Dantagos Jimmy Melani.


Best movie East Africa: The Girl In The Yellow Jumper – Morocco Omari


Best movie West Africa: Collision Course – Bolanle Austen-Peters, Joseph Umoibom


Best Television series: (Drama or Comedy) The Mystic River – Rogers Ofime.


The Multichoice talent factory: Engaito by Daisy Masembe


Best Documentary: If Objects Could Speak – Saitabao Kaiyare, Mumo Liku Elena Schilling, Daniela Fritz, Ann Katrina Boberg.


Best social online content creator – Oga Sabinus


Best Africa Magic Original Drama series: Rishante – Dimbo Atiya.


Best Africa Magic Original Comedy series: The Johnsons – Roger Ofime.


Industry Merit Award – Taiwo Ajayo-Lycett






Saturday, May 14, 2022

May 14, 2022

Video: I Have Right To Marry As Many Wives As I Want, It's Nobody's Business - Yul Edochie


 


Movie star and producer, Yul Edochie has stated he has the right to marry as many wives as he wants.


He spoke after many Nigerians criticised him for taking a second wife, who he unveiled last month with his son.


He said it’s nobody’s business how many wives he marry.





May 14, 2022

American Rapper, Lil Keed Dies At 24

Lil Keed

 

American rapper, Lil Keed has died at the age of 24. His brother Lil Gotit confirmed.


In a post, Gotit wrote: "Can’t believe I seened u die today bro I did all my cries I know what u want me to do and that’s go hard for Mama Daddy Our Brothers Naychur and Whiteboy."


Lil Keed, real name Raqhid Render, leaves behind a young daughter, Naychur.


The cause of death has not yet been confirmed.


According to The Independent, Lil Keed is survived by his daughter, Naychur.







May 14, 2022

I'm Not A Chronic Cheat, I Cheated Just Once - Dancer, Korra Obidi Confesses


 

Popular Nigerian dancer, Korra Obidi has confessed to cheating on her estranged husband, Justin Dean.


The mother of two disclosed that she cheated on her husband while she was in Nigeria in a one time affair before she moved to America to be with him.


She made this known during an Instagram live session with her sister, Nancy Umeh.


Narrating her side of the story, Korra denied being a chronic cheat, explaining that her ex-husband subjected her to physical and emotional abuse which led to her losing a pregnancy after she told him about her affair.


“Most of you have heard one side of the story, it is time for you to hear my side of the story. I’m not a chronic cheat, I’m far from that, I’m just a woman who was honest to her husband.


“Before I came to America, it was during Trump’s tenure, I was very indecisive about moving and I tasted from Pandora’s box; I had an affair. That affair lasted like one date, I felt bad about it but I had not moved to America.


“Upon getting to America, I was sad that I had made that mistake with the guy so I told Dean the truth, I said,” Hey, I had an affair in Nigeria and I don’t want us to ever have secrets,” Korra Obidi revealed.


The mother of two also accused her ex-husband of cheating as she shared videos of Dean with his alleged 18-year-old mistress all loved up on a trip in Brazil.








Friday, May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022

Don Jazzy Reunites With His Ex-Wife, Michelle Jackson


 
Ace Nigerian music producer, Michael Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy has linked up with his ex-wife, Michelle Jackson, in Lagos.

The Mavin Records boss shared a video of their meeting on his Instagram story late Thursday, where he hailed Michelle as a “Naija girl.”

The PUNCH reports that Michelle, who is a United Kingdom-based model, returned to Nigeria in late April, 2022.

In Don Jazzy’s video, the duo was smiling at the camera with another lady, as the producer went on to hail his former wife.

He jokingly asked her what she had learnt since she came to Nigeria and the duo laughed about the question.

Don Jazzy shocked his fans in April last year when he revealed that he had once been married to Michelle and that their marriage only lasted for two years.

He had said, “Well, the truth is almost 18 years ago, I was 20 and I got married to my best friend Michelle @yarnstaswitch and it was beautiful.

“I loved love and I loved marriage. Michelle is so beautiful inside and outside with such a soft heart. But then, me being so young and full of dreams, I went and messed it up because I was giving all my time to my music. Music became a priority instead of my family.

“We got divorced when I was 22 and it hurts. I am still very much in love with my music and I wouldn’t want to marry another and mess it up again.”

He later revealed that Michelle had remarried and also had a son.


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May 13, 2022

BBNaija's White Money Releases New Song 'NA WE WE'


 Big Brother Naija season 6 winner, Hazel Oyeze Onoduenyi, popularly known as Whitemoney has released his second song titled, 'NA WE WE'.


His first song titled 'SELENSE' was released shortly after the Big Brother Naija show.


Rapper, Zoro was featured in his second song.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022

Nollywood Actor Gbenga Richard Is Dead


 

Nollywood actor Gbenga Richard AKA sinner man in the movie titled new Jerusalem has been confirmed dead


He died Thursday morning after battling an unknown ailment.


The once vibrant actor who was a force to reckon with in the 1990s and early 2000s according to reports suffered from series of ailments and raising money for his treatment became difficult.


Richard was reportedly suffering from diabetes and other related ailments.




May 12, 2022

Video: Actress, Nkechi Blessing's Ex, Falegan Said She Wears A Pant For 3 Days. Nkechi Replies Him


 

Opeyemi Falegan, the ex-boyfriend of actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday has dismissed claims that he apologised to her because he wants her back.


On Monday May 9, 2022, Opeyemi had an IG live session with OAP DaddyFreeze where he publicly apologized to Nkechi after they dragged each other over their breakup. He told her he loves her and also asked her to forgive him.


Many people thought he apologized because he wanted the actress back. However, in a video he sent to actor Uche Maduagwu, Opeyemi said he never apologised to Nkechi because he wanted to take her back. He also accused the actress of having a poor hygiene.


In his words;


"I apologised for different reasons. I apologised because I wanted bygones to be bygones. Not because I want her back..for what? Do you know why I left? I left for a different reason. Personal hygiene. You have to tell a woman to change her panties in three days? You have to tell a woman to brush her teeth in the morning? After the whole thing everywhere is messed up...You want me to manage that? No I wouldn't''


Responding to his claims via her Instastories, Nkechi described them as a ''mighty lie''. According to her, she doesn't have any panties, doesn't wear and has never worn a pant since she was 18.


See her posts below.






Wednesday, May 11, 2022

May 11, 2022

Nollywood Actress, Genevieve Nnaji Reportedly Down With Mental Illness, Allegedly Hospitalized

Genevieve Nnaji

Fans have begun praying for the quick recovery of Nollywood icon, Genevieve Nnaji, following reports of hospitalisation in the United States.


Popular blog Gistlover, said the actress is being treated for mental health issues at a hospital in Houston Texas.


According to the report, Genevieve, before her hospitalisation, had behaved strangely, posting weird stuffs on Instagram and even “tattooed a cross on her wrist with a blade”.


The blog claimed Genevieve had been indulging in drugs and is now down with some psychosis.


Gistlover in its post asked her fans to put her in their prayers.


The post reads:


“Hello tueh tueh, please pray for Actress @genevievennaji as this is a trying time for her .


According to information reaching Vawulence headquarters, the actress is currently down with ment issue and currently taking treatment in Houston Texas, Genevieve has been admitted for psychosis in a hospital in Texas(Name withheld) she went Loco some months ago. they are hiding the info like say tomorrow no dey and we can’t help but tell her fans so they can put her in their prayers, fans has been questioning her weird attitude of recent on ig and the fans has been clueless, some are even dragging her that she is proud, why can she unfollow everyone, bla bla bla, the truth is they had to take her phone from her and archive all her post, Can you remember when she was posting plenty random weird stuffs? Then she tattooed a cross on her wrist with a blade, was so terrible that they had to keep an eye on her, she was admitted sometimes this year and we hope she recovers fast, her media aid are really working overtime to keep the story out of the public but I feel they should let the world know so they can’t put Her in their prayers and not drag her unnecessarily, they can come out to debunk it ooo, but it is what it is, they know the truth, sometimes I feel fame demands too much from these celebrities, because what🀦‍♀️🀦‍♀️ she fine, get charisma, has one of the best brand for Nollywood, why drug again ??? Why? I think say Na only lesbianism we go tackle with Gene ooo not knowing that is just by the way,πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”LORD TAKE CHARGE, IS FAME REALLY WORTH ONES LIFE, IS IT WORTH THE STRESS, i come in peace ooo, Pray for Genny, she is not proud to have unfollowed everybody, her media aid did that, I no sabi wetin them Dey cover. Igi ewedu oni wo pawa ooo. SAY NO TO DRUGS.”



While some fans, heeded the advice, others lampooned the blog for coming out with the gist about the likeable Genevieve.


Tilda @Matilda tweeted: “My prayers are with you Genevieve 


🀍. Everyone if battling with something. I pray we have the strength to conquer it”.


She also retweeted celebrity lover H. Akabuogu, a.k.a Atarodo, who wrote: “My prayers are with you Genevieve. My God stretch forth his healing hands upon you. Amen


πŸ™


“As for Gistlover you dey craze cause your write up is what I can’t fanthom. You don’t care of her mental health at all. Mtcheeewww”.


Blossom @anniejoli15 wrote: Anyone can be affected by mental illness. Although some people are more predisposed either by gene or lifestyle than others.


“I hope Genevieve gets all the help she needs and recover soon. It’s nothing to be ashamed of”.


Neo_officiall said: Some of these celebrities we adore,love,look up to & set high standards for are really going through a lot behind close doors.


“A lot of them are depressed. Sad to hear about Genevieve’s drug addiction & possible psychosis. Wishing her all the very best. We really all do Love her’.





Tuesday, May 10, 2022

May 10, 2022

'You're Great' Gospel Singer, Steve Crown Survives Terrible Car Accident


 

Nigerian gospel singer, Steve Crown, has shared how he narrowly escaped death, after a ghastly car accident.


While the You Are Great crooner gave no details of the incident, he shared pictures and videos via his Instagram page on Monday, and thanked God for saving his life.


In the video, Crown is seen lying on the hospital bed for a scan, with his neck supported with braces. He also shared pictures of the cars which were severely damaged in the crash.


The singer praised God in the video, as he sang along to his new track, Your Love, in which he featured colleague, Tope Alabi.


“Your love never ends Jesus”, he wrote in the caption.





Monday, May 9, 2022

May 09, 2022

Actress, Genevieve Nnaji Deletes All Instagram Posts, Unfollows Everyone

 

 

Few days after he unusual silence on her 43rd birthday, Genevieve Nnaji has deleted all IG posts and un-followed everyone.


The Daily Page recalls that fans were left worried as Genevieve Nnaji refuse to post a photo to celebrate her birthday.


However, this year, the jewel of Nollywood seems to celebrate her birthday in low key, while her fans and colleagues showered her with love and birthday messages on social media.


A fan posted, “I know Genevieve Nnaji is quiet but I am worried. At least I expect a message from her today. Hope all is well queen.”


As of the time of filing this report, Genevieve Nnaji has deleted all IG posts. See the screenshot below:






Saturday, May 7, 2022

May 07, 2022

My Ex-husband, Justin Dean Stole My $5000 - Dancer, Korra Obidi Cries Out



Popular Nigerian singer and dancer, Korra Obidi, has cried out bitterly on social media, alleging that her husband, Justin Dean, had stolen a sum of 5000 dollars from her.


Obidi, who had said that she mistakenly sent the money into their joint account said Dean immediately emptied the account.


The singer said in her Facebook live video on Saturday that she could no longer be silent over her marriage, saying that the reason she had been silent over the marriage was that she knew the “internet never forgets.”


“I did not want to speak about my divorce in public, it was a decision I made, knowing that the internet never forgets and considering that I’m putting my children first.


“But at this juncture, I have no choice but to do what I’m doing right now.


Obidi lamented that she had gotten a lot of bills to pay including a $21,000 meant for the lawyer over their divorce case, saying Justin had not been responsible for any bills even though he caused all of them.


Korra said Justin stole from her and her girls, adding that she had messaged him to refund the money, but she didn’t understand what Dean was saying.


“He just wants us to be homeless.


“I made the money for my girls, from my promotion, I sent it for rent, but he’s stealing from us.


“I know I have to be strong, but this is someone that comes online tarnishing my image and my reputation,” she said.


The singer said she was ready to now fight everything with her last blood adding that Justin must return the money tomorrow or she would come out with all evidences, including all the abuses she had faced.


“I am not the first woman to get a divorce in America and I would not be the last,” she said.


Justin Dean had since filed a divorce to end his marriage with the singer, which, according to Korra on Saturday, is still under processing.






Friday, May 6, 2022

May 06, 2022

How I Was Attacked Spiritually With Pins, Bullets & Stones; Prophet Removed Them - Actor, Chinwetalu Agu


 

Actor Chinmwetalu Agu has stated he was attacked spiritually with arrows of pins, bullets and sea stones.


He said he had to see a prophet, who through prayers, removed the items from his chest, shoulder and neck regions.


He claimed the attack was an attempt to cripple his health and make him non-functional.


He also said he kept seeing himself dead and buried in dreams. “In fact I was asleep, I was even seeing myself five feet under the ground,” he stressed.


The 66-year-old, in a video on Instagram, said: “Why I am drawing your attention this very moment is to show you what is on this table. Arrows of different types. We have an arrow of cowry, sea stones and pins. They are uncountable now. This is a key, the prophet who brought this out of my body was discussing this key. And I asked since they removed this key out of my chest, my heart region, did they mean to block my heart? Because anybody whose heart is not functioning is no longer alive.



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