Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson-Okojie, has cried out and condemned the actions of a teacher who repeatedly bullies her daughter Purity in her new school. Mercy, mother of four kids in a long post shared on her Instagram page cautioned those who hate her and try to transfer the aggression on her children, stressing she will not take lightly any form of bullying on her kids. Pouring out her mind the actress said, since when is it a crime to be Mercy Johnson-Okojie’s daughter? She said before she consider herself a public figure, she is first a wife and a mother to her 4 kids, that is her priority in this life, and nobody can make her child fee less than who she is because her mother is a public figure. “What do you do when the teacher is actually the bully and your child the constant victim? Enough is enough, I have reported to the school authorities and I will see this to the end.”
American billionaire and rap artist, Kanye West has changed his name. West who was formerly known as Kanye is now officially “Ye.” A Los Angeles judge Michelle Williams granted the rapper’s name change request on Monday. The 44-year-old star filed the request in August, citing “personal reasons” The rapper hinted at the change as far back as 2018, when he released his studio album “ye,” and then several months later tweeted: “the being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.”
Veteran actress, Joke Silva, penned an emotional note to herself as she is celebrating four decades in the Nigerian film industry as well as her 60th birthday on Wednesday. She took to her verified Instagram page to recount her past experiences and people she had lost in the last ten years. “Numbers are very important to me, so this year as I turn 60, I also mark 40 years in the industry I love.” “Ten years ago today on my 50th birthday, we had our renewal of vows in Freedom Park on Lagos Island,” the actress wrote. “Pastor Tony Rapu remarried us. Sir J and I. Six pastors were also part of the team that officiated. In the congregation was my Mum Dr (Mrs) Abimbola Silva. She had taken wine and white Ankara as aso ebi for the family. “My aunties Mrs. Gbemi Rosiji, Aunty Olga Miller, Aunty Fracesca Emmanuel were all there. All of them are in their 80s. All of them are now on the other side of eternity. My almost twin sister Bisi was also there.
South Korean drama ‘Squid Game’ has officially broken the record as Netflix’s most-watched television series of all time. The show topped ultra-popular Netflix show, “Bridgerton,” which was projected to have streamed in 63 million households within its first four weeks on the streaming platform. According to the movie streaming giant in a tweet on Tuesday, the series had hit 111 million worldwide views knocking off 2020 series ‘Bridgerton’ with its record of N82 million views. Earlier this month, it was announced that “Squid Game” which premiered in September, was the top show in 90 countries and was on track to be the No. 1 show in Netfilx history, Entertainment Tonight reports. Not only has it reached that No. 1 spot, it also is expected to be among the most popular Halloween costumes this year, and recipes for the show’s infamous honeycomb candy are all over social media.
Big Brother Naija, season six finalist, Whitemoney, has today revealed the reason he begged for forgiveness from Michael during the Saturday night party. The Saturday Night party codenamed “Champions party” brought together including the evicted housemates alongside the six finalists waiting in the big brother house. Whitemoney said he asked Michael to forgive him following the controversy with Jackie B, while talking to Pere. According to the star boy, though he doesn’t remember offending Michael in any way, but needed to apologize to him for fear of the unknown outside the Big brother house after the show.
Embattled singer, Robert Kelly, popularly known as "R.Kelly" has been convicted of leading a decade-long sex crime ring, after a New York jury found him guilty on all nine charges including racketeering. The R&B singer faces 10 years to life in prison for sexually abusing women, girls and boys as well as violating the Mann Act, which prohibits the transporting of "any woman or girl" across state lines for any "immoral pupose".