A lot of newsworthy events shaped July 16 to July 22. Here is a list of some selected top entertainment stories across Nigeria.
- How Anita Joseph and Uche Elendu slept with a native doctor for fame – Angela Okorie
- How my former apprentice, Tope Alabi, neglected me after attaining stardom – Actor Yemi My Lover spills (VIDEO)
- Davido’s ex-signee, Trevboi declared wanted for allegedly killing a man at nightclub
- “I never wanted to be famous, fame is evil” – Ebuka Obi-Uchendu
- “Why most reality TV show winners don’t thrive in music industry” – Iyanya
- Portable blasts Blogger Esabod for accusing him of doing money rituals
- Churches used to pay me N5,000 – Simi reveals why she dropped gospel music
- Davido under fire by Muslims over ‘disrespecful’ music video of his signee, Logos Olori
How Anita Joseph and Uche Elendu slept with a native doctor for fame – Angela Okorie
On Monday, July 17, Nollywood actress, Angela Okorie dragged her colleagues to shreds, accused them of betrayal and backbiting.
Recall that the dragging ensued on Uche Elendu’s 40th birthday.
Angela Okorie who expressed rage took to social media to hurl some derogatory statements against Uche, claiming that she’s faking her age as she’s nothing less than 50.
In a recent development, she also began tackling Anita Joseph whom she described as the most useless person in their group.
How my former apprentice,Tope Alabi, neglected me after attaining stardom – Actor Yemi My Lover spills (VIDEO)
On Monday, July 17, Yoruba Actor, Yemi Ayebo better known as Yemi My Lover, publicly criticized gospel singer, Tope Alabi and accused her of neglecting him after achieving stardom.
The movie star, in videos that went viral on social media showed that Tope Alabi served as his apprentice in the movie industry during the 90s.
Yemi, however, pointed out that now that the Gospel singer has achieved success, he cannot remember any assistance or support she ever provided to him.
Davido’s ex-signee, Trevboi declared wanted for allegedly killing a man at nightclub
On Monday, Trevboi, the former signee of Davido was declared wanted after allegedly killing a young man at a nightclub in Fadeyi, Lagos.
Recall that a friend of the deceased known as Cloud Target on Sunday took to his page to disclose that Trevboi shot and killed the man at Bar 38 club in Lagos.
According to Cloud Target, Trevboi is considered a dangerous person, known to carry weapons. He urged anyone with any information to contact the police immediately.
“I never wanted to be famous, fame is evil” – Ebuka Obi-Uchendu
On Monday, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, popular media personality and BBNaija host opened up on his thoughts on fame.
In a recent appearance with Channel’s Rubbin Minds, co-hosted by Beauty Tukura and Prince Nelson, Ebuka revealed that Contrary to what many may think, that he never wanted to be famous.
He shared his perspective on what comes with fame and the implications of being a public figure.
“Why most reality TV show winners don’t thrive in music industry” – Iyanya
On Wednesday, popular Nigerian singer and former winner of reality TV show project fame, Iyanya shared his thoughts on why most reality TV show winners fail to succeed in the music industry.
According to the singer, most reality show contestants do not plan to become famous after winning the game.
Iyanya stated that those that finally succeed are typically those who came to the platform with the purpose of being renowned and relevant.
Portable blasts Blogger Esabod for accusing him of doing money rituals
On Thursday, Nigerian Street-hop Artiste named Portable, called out controversial media personality, Esther Aboderin aka Esabod, after she accused him of engaging in rituals to achieve fame and success.
Esabod, in a live video, alleged that the Zazuu Crooner has recently been displaying signs suggesting involvement in diabolical practice.
The blogger asserted that Portable is under the influence of a mysterious spirit. To support her claim, she recalled an incident in Turkey, when Portable suddenly fell to the floor, during his performance, and exhibited convulsive-like shaking.
Churches used to pay me N5,000 – Simi reveals why she dropped gospel music
On Friday, Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Olawale Ibrahim Ashimi widely known as Brymo confessed that he declined a request to collaborate with Colleague, Simi, on a song after she refused his proposition to engage in intimate relations with him.
Explaing why he requested for sex, Brymo, in a voice recording making the rounds, said he wanted to understand the feelings and sensations associated with collaborating with a lady he shared a romantic connection with.
In his disclosure, Brymo revealed that the Simi turned down his sex advances.
However, even after years have passed, he still carries a sense of remorse for the condition he presented to her at that time.
Davido under fire by Muslims over ‘disrespecful’ music video of his signee, Logos Olori
On Saturday, renowned afrobeats musician Davido, was heavily criticized online for an act that Muslims believe shows extreme disrespect for Islam.
The singer sparked outrage when he posted a music video called “Jaye lo” by his signee, Logos Olori, on Twitter.
The video shows Logos Olori singing from the top of a building while Muslims below observe prayers.