Veteran actress, Hilda Dokubo unveils political ambition

Nollywood actress Hilda Dokubo has unveiled her political ambition. The veteran is set to join her colleagues running for elections. It will be recalled that the likes of Funke Akindele, Tonto Dikeh, Caroline Danjuma, Banky W, Desmond Elliot, Rita Daniels and others have delved into politics. Unveiling her poster, Hilda Dokubo announced that she writes to apply as a member of the house of representatives, Asalga Akulga federal constituency. “My dear people, I write to apply…. Yours OBIdiently”. Months back, Caroline Hutchins Danjuma followed the footsteps of her colleagues, Tonto Dikeh and Funke Akindele as she delved into politics. Caroline Danjuma took to her Instagram page to announce the good news. Just like her colleagues, Caroline Danjuma had been unveiled as the deputy governorship candidate for African Action Congress AAC, Akwa Ibom. The ex wife of billionaire Musa Danjuma vowed to serve and honor in loyalty and truth to Akwa Ibom and Nigeria. “To serve and to honor in loyalty and in truth to Akwa Ibom and Nigeria. So help me God….”. Also, Yoruba actress, Bose Akinola had emerged as …

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Laura Ikeji, other celebrities react as Founder of Bukka Hut, Laolu Martin commits suicide in Lekki, Lagos

Top media personality and businesswoman, Laura Ikeji and other concerned Nigerians have expressed their shock over the death of Laolu Martins, one of the co-founders of Bukka Hut, a leading fast-food chain in Nigeria Earlier today, the family of Laolu Martins announced his death. A statement released by the family said the quintessential banker with over 21 years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, stockbroking, asset management and pension fund management, died in the evening of Tuesday, September 27, 2022. “We hereby solicit the support and understanding of everyone as the family grieves the loss of our beloved Laolu in our privacy. “Our kind request is that you support the family – wife, children, aged mother and father and his siblings with your prayers at this difficult time. “Further announcements will be made by the family,” the statement said. Reacting to this news, Laura Ikeji wrote, “Wow. Too sad.” Tochi Crusher wrote: Why??? How?? But he was rich already. Is it depression? Kamii Francis wrote: Was there an autopsy done to confirm this? Hard to believe everything one hears …

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Why I must marry from Abeokuta” Bimbo Akisanya spills

Nollywood actress Bimbo Akisanya has sent a message to her potential suitors on the criteria she will be looking out for in her man. The Yoruba actress who has been beamoning her single status for the past weeks took to her Instagram page to reveal the particular tribe she would be picking her suitor from. According to her, she would only marry a man who is from Abeokuta. Her reason is that, Abeokuta men are very romantic. To prove her point, Bimbo posted a WhatsApp screenshot of a potential suitor eulogising her in his dialect. The actress added that she woke up to his romantic gesture and this has changed her mindset on the type of man she wants. “So sweet waking up to this, I must marry omo Abeokuta this time around abi bawo????”. Kemi Filani news recalls Bimbo Akisanya had sent a strong message to her future husband as she bragged about her latest win over a man. The mother of one shared a video of herself enjoying her favourite game, table tennis, while she boasted of her …

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“Admitting you cheated as a woman is crazy” BBNaija Angel Smith stirs reactions as she coaches ladies on speaking up after cheating

Angel has taken to the microblogging platform, Twitter, to caution ladies who admitted they have cheated in a relationship, claiming it is crazy to admit such. She tweeted: Admitting you cheated as a woman is crazy. What happened to gaslight girl boss?😭 In a developing tweet, Angel claimed she was only joking about her previous tweet, which had stirred mixed reactions online. “I’m joking; admit please😔,” she tweeted. However, Angel’s tweet was trailed by mixed reactions. Many supported her first opinion that a woman should not admit when she cheat while others claimed it is wrong to cheat and not feel remorseful. One Sandela wrote: If u don’t feel bad after cheating on someone loyal to u, u yourself don’t deserve love from dah person. One Tori wrote: art faking tears 😂😂 I can’t relate. I don’t cheat. Actress Bimbo Akisanya wrote, “Do not admit, I repeat, Do not admit😂” “It’s almost like showing no sign of being remorseful,” one discreet wrote. A few months ago, Kemi Filani reported that Angel was heartbroken when she mourned her late lover, who …

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Netizens dig out Terry Wayas’s past as Kiddwaya taunts youths on working hard like his father

Netizens have dugged out Big Brother Naija reality star, Kiddwaya’s billionaire father, Terry Waya’s past, hours after his son penned a piece of advice to the youths on working hard like his father. Kemi Filani earlier reported that Kiddwaya shared a piece of advice on his Twitter page to fuel the hustling spirit in Nigerians. He compared his father to theirs and urged them to hustle if their father could not do like his. He tweeted: “If your father didn’t hustle the way mine did, I hope YOU do”. Kiddwaya’s tweets were trailed by shading comments as many dragged him for being noisy and depending on his father’s wealth to survive, unlike Davido. A new drama that emerged online regarding Kiddwaya’s tweet was an old report that alleged his father, Terry Waya, of being convicted of fraud in the United Kingdom. The report, dated back to the 7th of August, 2007, claimed a British court sentenced Terry Waya for money laundering. Following this, netizens mocked Kiddwaya for advising them to hustle like his dad, who was once accused of money …

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How BBNaija’s stars turned up in style for the premiere of Diiche (Photos and Video)

Big Brother Naija ‘Level Up’ evicted housemates turned up in style for the premiere of Showmax’s movie, Diiche, on Tuesday night, September 27th. As expected, many of Big Brother Naija’s level-up season housemates as well as past housemates stepped out in style for the premiere. Spotted at the event were Bisola Aiyeola, Cross Okonkwo, Boma Akpore, Groovy Mono, Beauty Tukura, Sheggz Olusemo, Hermes Iyele, Modella, Cyph, Kess, Khalid, and Eloswag. Comedian Chigurl, actress Chinyere Wilfred, Gloria Anozie Young, Falz, Daniel K Daniel, Uzo Amaka, and many others were also in attendance. Diiche, a limited drama series was created by James Omokwe. The series tells the story of Diiche, an A-List actress who becomes a prime suspect in a high-profile murder investigation over the death of Nnamdi, her fiance. The six-part thriller was executively produced and directed by Omokwe with directors Tolu Ajayi, Fiyan Gambo and Ifeoma Chukwuogo co-directing. ‘Diiche’ stars Daniel K y, Efa Iwara, Uzoamaka Onuoha, Frank Konwea, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Kalu Ikeagwu, Chinyere Wilfred and Gloria Anozie-Young.

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Excitement as singer, Ayra Starr unveils project with American singer, Kelly Rowland

As the Nigerian music industry and Global Music are gradually bridging the gap, international collaborations are now a norm. A long time ago, getting an international artist to feature Nigerians in a song was a dream and impossible to achieve, however, things have changed and international acts are now willing to collaborate with us. The likes of Beyonce, Kanye West, Drake, Chris Brown, Meek Mill, Madona, Ed Sheeran, Akon, Usher, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, and many more have collaborated with Nigerian artists. Joining the list of Nigerian music star who has collaborated with the international act is Ayra Starr. The fast-rising singer has unveiled her newest project with American singer and actress, Kelly Rowland. Taking to Instagram, Ayra Starr announced she would release a song with the music icon. “Super excited to share this with you all. Someone I’ve always wanted to work with and it’s in my song Bloody Samaritan….the beautiful legend @kellyrowland out tomorrow!!!!”. This has left her fans screaming with joy as they cheered her on. Peter Okoye, Ebuka Uchendu, Mercy Macjoe and others all took to …

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Footballer, Ahmed Musa undergoes successful surgery on his left arm

Nigerian professional footballer Ahmed Musa has undergone a successful surgery on his left arm. The footballer took to his Instagram page to express his heartfelt gratitude to his creator for a successful surgery. He didn’t fail to also appreciate the competent doctors assigned to him and the general public for their love, messages, prayers and words of encouragement. The footballer, who is eager to get back on the field, expressed his wishes to be back stronger and absolutely better. “I JUST WANT TO EXPRESS MY HEARTFELT APPRECIATION TO ALLAH FOR A SUCCESSFUL SURGERY ON MY LEFT ARM. AS WE ALL KNOW, NO SURGERY IS TOO MINOR SO I AM GRATEFUL FOR THE COMPETENT DOCTORS ASSIGNED TO ME FOR A JOB WELL DONE. ALSO TO YOU ALL, FOR YOUR MESSAGES, PRAYERS, AND WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT. I HOPE TO BE BACK ON THE FILED SOON STRONGER AND ABSOLUTELY BETTER. THANKS EVERYONE”.

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Netizens reacts as Judy Austin goes bald, shares fun moments with husband, Yul Edochie on set [Video]

Judy Austin Muoghalu second wife of the popular actor cum director, Yul Edochie continues to thrive and overlook criticism as she keeps on doing what she knows best which is making good movies. The recently took to her Instagram page where she shared a lovely video of herself with her husband and a colleague. In the video, Judy Austin could be seen bald owing to the character she represents in an incoming blockbuster. The thespian teased her hubby a bit by asking him to envelope some money for them. Yul Edochie who was apparently looking for a medium to back off jokingly interrupted her by telling her to calm down. This stirred humor among the trio as they laughed aloud. Captioning the video, Judy Austin Muoghalu wrote: “STILL ON THE PRODUCTION OF A WIDOW’S STORY. WITH THE BEAUTIFUL AND EVER GORGEOUS LADY @CHIEGEALISIGWE YOU’RE SO BEAUTIFUL MAMI.. I’M SO HAPPY AND PRIVILEGED TO BE DOING THIS ONE WITH YOU MA! NOTHING BUT POSITIVITY ON THIS SIDE!!! ODOWGU NA NTEJE @YULEDOCHIE.” Some reactions culled below: ohbabie3Nne 😂 na you fit dem😂..ndi …

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Drama as Davido and Sophia Momodu unfollow each other days after he reconciled with Chioma

Davido, popular Nigerian artist, has clicked the unfollow button on his first babymama, Sophia Momodu, days after reconciling with his third babymama and ex fiancee Chioma Rowland. It is surprising to see that the two have reignited their fued after he got back with his ex fiancee, Chioma Rowland. Checks was done on their respective Instagram pages and found out that they had unfollowed each other. The singer and Sophia Momodu, who is the mother of his first daughter, Imade Adeleke had been on good terms when he parted ways with Chioma in 2021. Sophia Momodu even went as far as gifting the singer a million cheque when Davido told his loved ones and friends to contribute money for him. In June, Davido penned a heartwarming note to her as she celebrated her birthday. Just three days ago, Davido and Chioma had gone public with their love. The couple left their fans screaming for joy following their reunion. Chioma fueled reconciling rumours when she was spotted rocking his new 30BG pendant worth millions. The pendant had the inscription, ‘002’, which implied …

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Main Reason Why MPR Was Increased – CBN Reveals

The Central Bank of Nigeria has given an insight why it increased the Monetary Policy Rate. According to NAN, CBN says its Monetary Policy Committee’s took the decision to control rising inflation. CBN’s Director, Monetary Policy Department, Hassan Mahmoud, said this on Wednesday at a post-MPC briefing tagged: “Unveiling Facts behind the Figures’’. The MPC, in its 287th meeting on Tuesday, had increased the MPR by 150 basis points, from 14 per cent to 15.5 per cent. The MPR is the baseline interest rate in an economy on which other interest rates within that economy are built on. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, had said that the decision was informed by persistent rise in inflation rate and fragile economic growth. According to Mahmud, the MPC got to a point where stringent measures have to be taken to control inflation. He said that the committee took cognisance of global as well as local economic issues in arriving at its policy decisions. “We raised the MPR because it is necessary to do so. The quantity of money in the system was too …

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“She Don Buy Market”: Bambam Dragged to filth Following Comment on Sheggz and Bella, Shella Fans Dig Up Her Old Videos

Former BBNaija housemate, Bambam, was heavily dragged on social media by fans of Level Up stars, Sheggz and Bella. Bambam was one of the guests on The Buzz, a show hosted by Toke Makinwa to speak on the happenings on the BBNaija show. The Double Wahala star was asked of her opinion on Sheggz and Bella’s relationship and her take did not seem to please the ‘Shella’ shippers. The influencer revealed that she really feels bad for Bella because to her, it looks like Sheggz knows it is a game but Bella does not seem to think so and is lost in it. According to Bambam, Bella might need therapy after the show. She also noted that Sheggz’s actions on the show is how he is because a person cannot pretend for that long. SHE SAID: “I REALLY FEEL BAD FOR BELLA, SHE MAY NEED THERAPY AFTER THE SHOW. IT LOOKS LIKE THE MAN KNOWS THAT THIS IS A GAME AND HE’S GOT HIS GAME FACE ON BUT SHE IS TOO NAIVE TO SEE THAT IT IS A GAME FOR HIM AND …

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Abuja-based singer Chop Boii brutally murd3r3d in his home; body found with mutilated fingers

Singer, Chop Boii, and three of his friends have reportedly been gruesomely murdered by unknown assailants in his home in Gwarimpa, Abuja. According to a Twitter user, @HrhWheelz, who shared the news on the micro-blogging platform, their fingers were cut off by the assailants, who also used their blood to write on the wall. The Twitter user said the tragic incident happened on Tuesday night, September 27. He claimed that Chop Boii was working on a new song with his producer friend and two others when they were attacked. “YESTERDAY MY FRIEND AND THREE OF HIS FRIENDS WERE BUTCHERED AND KILLED IN GWARIMPA AT THEIR HOUSE AND THEIR FINGERS WERE CUT AND THEIR BLOOD WAS USED TO WROTE ON THE WALL RIP CHOP ABUJA WILL MISS YOU. YOU WERE JUST AT THE WRONG PLACE AT WRONG TIME I STILL LOVE YOU. “HE WAS PRODUCING WITH HIS PRODUCER A FRIEND AND HIS PRODUCERS GIRLFRIEND THAT THEY CAME FOR THE PRODUCER AND HIS GIRLFRIEND BUT UNLUCKILY FOR THEM THEY WERE ALSO THERE AND THE BUTCHERED THEM ALL EVEN WROTE ON THE WALL WITH THEIR …

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to receive medal from Havard University

Celebrated Nigerian author and feminism advocate Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is set to receive a prestigious award from Havard University. The award-winning author, who continues to put Nigeria on a global map, will receive W.E.B Du Bois Medal from Harvard University on October 6, 2022. The medal is the most prestigious award presented by Harvard to people in the field of African and African studies. Few past honorees of this award include, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Ava Duvernay and Chinua Achebe. Other recipients of the award apart from Adichie are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Laverne Cox, Agnes Gund, Raymond J. McGuire, Deval Patrick, and Betye Saar. The director of Hutchins Centre, University, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., said those selected showed “unyielding commitment to pushing the boundaries of representation and creating opportunities for advancement and participation for people who have been too often shut out from the great promise of our times”. Years back, Chimamanda Adichie had revealed her biggest inspiration. The mother of one had rained praises on Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka. The literary experts were pictured together …

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2023: If they give you money, collect it – Peter Obi advises Nigerians

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has warned Nigerians not to allow politicians to deceive them with religious or tribal sentiments in the 2023 polls. Obi stated this during his courtesy visit to the palace of the Ooni of Ife on Tuesday. He appealed to Nigerians to elect the next president based on capacity, competence and commitment to national development. “Don’t look at tribe or religion. It’s what we, the politicians, the elites, use to deceive you. Don’t look at our religion. Let nobody tell you it’s his entitlement. It’s nobody’s turn; it’s Nigerians’ turn. It’s the turn of the Nigerian youths. Nobody will take anything from them this time! Nobody is entitled to it. And don’t say it’s their money. It’s your money they are giving you. If I bring money, take it,” Obi said. “It’s your entitlement. Nobody is entitled to take it from you. If they give you money, take it. They are only paying part of their debt. “This is a movement for the youth to take back their country. I set …

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Baba Ijesha cries out for help as he battles deadly ailment in prison (Video

Embattled actor Olanrewaju James better known as Baba Ijesha, has cried out from the hospital bed over his ailing health. The disgraced actor, who was convicted of rape in July, revealed that he has been battling a serious and deadly ailment in prison, which has deteriorated his health. Baba Ijesha claimed that he doesn’t sleep or eat well anymore. The actor, who doesn’t want to die, begged Nigerians to save his life as he was suffering for a crime he is innocent of. The actor went on to call on God to judge comedian, Princess who accused him of defiling her adopted daughter. “I am battling a very serious and deadly ailment here in prison which is deteriorating my health. Please I need help. I don’t sleep or eat well anymore. I don’t want to die here. I am suffering for what I know nothing about. The Almighty God will judge Princess for lying against me that I used to deflower her daughter”. This new update is coming days after the embattled actor had asked an Ikeja Domestic and Sexual …

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