My 25 year-old son was a product of my inexperience – Taye Currency

Fuji artistes are no strangers to having children out of wedlock. Long before the ‘trend’ caught on with pop musicians, Fuji singers had been having baby mothers. Many were shocked when musician, Taye Currency’s 25-year-old son, Yusuf, was elected into the Oyo State House of Assembly during the recently concluded polls. Firstly, it was heartwarming that someone that young could win such an election, and people were also surprised that Taye Currency, who is a little over 40, could have such an elderly son. However, Currency said he never planned to…

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Helen Paul: I don’t hate my dad for raping my mum

While celebrating the doctorate degree she recently got from the University of Lagos, Nigerians were shocked when popular comedienne, Helen Paul, revealed that she was a product of rape. Helen Paul said she didn’t regret sharing the true story of her birth. She stated, “I chose the occasion to reveal the story of my birth because I dedicated the degree to my mother. There is time for everything and I felt it was time to tell the world. Apparently, it’s not even my story; it’s my mother’s. I am humbled…

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Court issues arrest warrant against Nollywood actress over alleged tax evasion

A bench warrant for the arrest of a Nollywood actress and producer, Monalisa Chinda-Coker, has been issued by an Igbosere High Court, Lagos State, on Monday, over alleged tax evasion. Justice Adedayo Akintoye renewed the order for the arrest following the failure of the actress to appear in court for trial. The Lagos State had charged her with failure to file annual tax returns and failure to pay income tax in respect of her company, Monalisa Code Productions. On Monday when the matter came up, the defendant and her lawyer…

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Tamar Braxton reveals identity of Her Nigerian Boyfriend

Tamar Braxton, international singer and reality TV star, has finally introduced her Nigerian boyfriend to the world. The 42-year old is making the big reveal less than a day after she first announced that she and her mystery African man have broken up. She had early said that she was single again and ready to mingle. In a follow-up post, she had also asked her followers not to trust anyone. These post had led to rumours that her Nigerian lover must have scammed her. However, Braxton who has been married…

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GTBank builds Nigeria’s first digital play centre for children

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) has completed and opened the first digital playground for children in Nigeria. Located in Lekki, Lagos State, the GTBank Play Centre is equipped with a wide range of interactive games that will give kids a fun and immersive digital experience whilst aiding their mental and intellectual development. Open from 10am to 3pm on weekdays, and 10am to 1pm on Saturdays. Some of the features of the Play Centre include the Sketch Town, where kids can design cars, launch rockets, and bring all their sketches to life.…

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Prosecutors drop case Against Jussie Smollet

All charges against television actor Jussie Smollett, has been dropped by US prosecutors. The actor was accused of fabricating a racist and homophobic hate crime, his attorneys said. “Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean,” Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a joint statement. The 36-year-old actor had denied 16 felony counts of allegedly masterminding a false attack on the streets of downtown Chicago to gain publicity and win a bigger paycheck. “He was a victim who was vilified…

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Olakunle Churchill opens up on His Failed Marriage To Tonto Dikeh

Olakunle Churchill, the ex-husband of actress, Tonto Dikeh has revealed he met the Nollywood star at a nightclub. He also denied allegations he squatted with the mother of one during their relationship. On the controversial publicity his relationship with the actress is getting, Churchill said: “At first l was bothered but later the whole scenario became a movie script, where the executive director, is the producer, script writer and actor all in the name of bringing down and tarnishing the image of your ex, to the extent that people who were…

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Johnny Depp Sues Ex-wife For $50 Million

American actor, Johnny Depp, is suing his former wife Amber Heard for $50 million (₦18 billion) in a defamation lawsuit. Depp, 55, has filed the lawsuit in relation to an op-ed piece Amber, 32, wrote for the Washington Post in December 2018, in which she spoke about her experiences of being a victim of domestic abuse. While Depp wasn’t specifically mentioned in the piece, the actor’s legal team has claimed that the article’s implication was that Depp ‘perpetrated domestic violence against her’ – allegations he ‘categorically’ denies. In court documents…

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R. Kelly surrenders to police over charges of sex abuse against minors

After prosecutors charged him with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against four victims, R&B superstar R. Kelly has turned himself in to Chicago police on Friday. Three of the victims were minors. The bombshell development in the Kelly saga came after a judge approved a no-bail arrest warrant for the 52-year-old, who for decades has faced accusations of child pornography, sex with minors, operating a sex cult and sexual battery. Kelly surrendered to Chicago police at approximately 8:15 p.m. (0215 GMT) and was taken into custody. He will…

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Messages And Other Concrete Evidence Against Jussie Smollett Surfaces

Attorneys have presented extensive evidence that suggest that Jussie Smollett, Empire movie star, orchestrated his own attack on January 29th. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Chicago prosecutors detailed text messages Smollett had sent in the days leading up to the fake attack. The documents state the actor had texted Abel Osundairo on January 25th, writing: “Might need your help on the low. You around to meet up and talk face-to-face?” The two men allegedly met outside Abel’s Chicago apartment inside Smollett’s car. Authorities say this is when they discussed staging…

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