His Imperial Majesty, King Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, is treasured beyond the Yorubas and Nigerians, as his recent visits to the US and UK showed.
He sits on the same pedestal as the UK Queen, his security detail is far higher than any Nigerian politicians’ and as traditional rulers go, he is not just any Oba (king), he is the Oonirisa – meaning a living god on earth.
As far as living ‘gods’ go, his fascinating story depicts a different kind of Oba, perhaps, your modern-day King according to these revealing facts.
Dubbed the unmissable wedding of 2017, Adesua and Banky’s traditional Nigerian wedding saw celebrities and guests descend in numbers to the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, showcasing their personalities through individual styles, make-up and overall look.
The ceremony’s official colours were maroon-velvet for men and pink for ladies.
Among the star studded men, Ebuka, Noble Igwe and Iceberg Slim made their mark, enhancing the simplicity of their attire with embellishments, while the women – Juliet Ibrahim, Stephanie Coker and Linda – stunned in simple yet exciting designs that embraced the beauty of the petal-adorned material.
MasterKraft, Toyin Abraham and Lilian Esoro among others adored by thousands of fans baffled in odd under-prepared and over-designed outfits that begged the question – why now?
In a 2016 snapchat, Banky W once said: “if or when I do get married, no way, I am doing that huge Lagos wedding”, and in a recently surfaced video, Susu had the same opinion.
2 heavily publicised introduction, 2 bridal parties and 2 bachelors’ gathering later, Bankole Wellington and Adesua Etomi’s traditional wedding commenced at the LandMark Event Center, Lagos, in front of adoring families, guests, celebrities and millions of fans worldwide.
Its that time of the year again, X-factor is back!
Simon Cowell, Nicole Schezinger, Louis Walsh and Sharon Osborne return for another year to find who could possibly have that extra factor in 2017.
While the show started off a drab on Saturday, also airing on Sunday, it eventually got round to contestants worth watching.
There were amazing talents like Grace Davies – who sang her own beautiful track, Rak-Su, the boy-band packed full of good-looking boys, but then there were the 3 standout hood, better, best contestants.
These contestants on first impressions were questionable, until they performed and became somewhat entertaining. Here they are: Continue reading →
All efforts go into creating educative, entertaining and inspiring videos for their worldwide fans, but how much are black Youtubers being rewarded for their hardwork?
While there are countless numbers of black content creators among millions of YouTubers, 40 well known names have been compiled together to explore the financial rewards possible for being on the platform.
A recently uploaded video by JJC SKillz, of his actress wife, Funke Akindele, celebrating her 40th birthday was no different despite silence on the p word.
It appears to confirm the Jenifa’s Diary star is pregnant following previous videos of the actress at the 2017 Glo Lafta Festival.
As more photos and videos of the couple who was also celebrating their 1st year anniversary emerged, congratulations poured in from fans to a glowing tired looking Funke.
Amen amen amen. God I receive your wonderful news in praise. To God be the glory you will be called a mother by your beautiful miraculous twins @funkejenifaakindele my queen and wonderful mother of my children to be.
JJC may just be pleased to have silently dropped this months after being ambushed and forced to deny any pregnancy.
As renowned actress Funke Akindele celebrated turning 40 on the 24th Aug 2017, with her husband, JJC skillz, friends, colleagues and fans around the world, Wikipedia was clocking a different number – on her behalf…
The story of handsome 30 year old Eze stabbed to death by his wife in India, stroked a cord with Nigerians worldwide.
Videos and photos emerged of Evelyn holding on to her dead husband’s body, sobbing uncontrollably before been led away on charge of murder by Indian police to chants of “God go punish your generation”.
Through a live Facebook video by Oghi Tessy aka German First Lady, a family friend of the couple, sounding angry and sad bared it all.
The chat largely spoken in pidgin English revealed that Evelyn did stab her husband Eze.
They met for the first time at their wedding in Nigeria after 3 months of Facebook dating, but retired grandma, Angela is insisting CJ is her soulmate and should be able to come and live with her in the UK.
Angela who has 3 sons aged 50, 47 and 43, and 6 grandchildren met the gorgeous man back in 2015, 6 months after her second marriage collapsed. A month later, CJ, an Igbo computer engineer, popped the question via Skype.
So far they have spent £20,000 (N10Million) for visas and flights back and forth, their hope now is an approval on CJ’ student visa to study masters in computing.
Wonders shall never end, and this wonder shall not be complained of.
Today, 22nd August 2017 is World Jollof Rice Day. First celebrated in 2015 by an unknown originator, calls continue for the UN to make the day office since millions of people consume the signature dish.
As Toke Makinwa’s younger sister, Busayo, said I do for the second time in an intimate gathering at her husband’s native country, Norway, an anonymous user dished her opinion on the longevity of their new marriage.
Usher has supposedly denied sleeping with Quantasia Sharpton to friends – the lady suing him for not informing her of his herpes. In case the ladies weight springs to mind as to Quantasia not being his type, here is the R’N’B singer enjoying the perks of being a star:
A fan of Usher’s music, Quantasia came out to publicly declare she is suing Usher after she met the star at his concert some years back and they hooked up later. She provides the backstory in a video by TMZ below. Continue reading →
Gbam! Queen mother of the most loved and adorable half Nigerian twins have spoken as she shared a picture of her and the girls on social media.
In the picture, Aminat showed off 6 months of pregnancy looking gorgeous in African attire, with her girls who are increasingly looking like thier dressed in matching outfit. The family are expecting child no3 – a baby boy.
Did you know that Aminat and hubby, Justin, have turned these girls and themselves into millionaires in the space of Continue reading →
Fury erupted after it was learnt that Channel 4 would broadcast a documentary about the late Princess Diana, based on private video recordings made in 1992 by her then voice coach Peter Settelen – who went on to sell them.
The documentary, made to mark 20 years since the people’s Princess died, received complaints about betrayal of privacy from a friend Rosa Monckton, and her brother among others who ‘begging for these tapes not to be shown’.
Why was it mostly the late Princess’ family shouting from the rooftops?
After watching the documentary, which presented an authentic, relatable and inspiring Princess, it is hard to understand why. There was nothing new from the documentary that wasn’t already public knowledge, i.e: Continue reading →
Football may not be to everyone’s taste, but money, precisely £198 million basic fee – converted to naira, ₦95 billion – is a language understandable to the layman.
Wetin the guy wan do with that kind money? The guy is 25 year old Brazillian footballer, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior.
He will receive a transfer fee of £198 million broken down to around £40 million a year over 5 years. This is only an initial fee to be paid by his new club French football club Paris Saint-Germain. It excludes an estimated wage of Continue reading →