Tag: Banky W

YNaijaFebruary 27, 2023

Atiku wins Buhari’s home state, Katsina; Tinubu wins all Ogun 20 local govts | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Atiku ...

YNaijaJanuary 21, 2023

I Want To Create Better Nigeria For My Son – Banky W

Singer, actor, and politician Oluwabankole Wellington, best known by his stage as Banky W, has expressed a desire to improve ...

YNaijaSeptember 16, 2022

Adesua and Banky W release cute photos of their son

Adesua Etomi-Wellington, a Nigerian actress better known by her stage name Adesua Etomi, and her husband Banky W have finally ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 13, 2022

Here are the highlights from Nigerian gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo’s Traditional Wedding

The traditional wedding of gospel artiste, Mercy Chinwo, and her boo, Pastor Blessed, took place in Port Harcourt, Rivers State ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 24, 2020

MTN Y’ello Star kicks into full gear as contestants face possible elimination

Following a seemingly lengthy delay, no doubt, partly because of the global pandemic that put a dent in everyone’s plans, ...

Kola MuhammedOctober 7, 2020

Davido announces intention to run for office but do Nigerian artistes have what it takes to stop the political rot?

During the last part of Davido’s session in Ebuka Obi-Uchendu’s Blackbox, the superstar singer announced his intention to go into ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 17, 2020

Mo Abudu, Banky W, Tolu Ogunlesi, host #WithChude tour… as first interview with Toyin Abraham airs this Saturday

Media mogul, Mo Abudu, music executive and entrepreneur, Banky W, journalist and Special Assistant to the President on Digital/New Media, ...

Nelson C.JNovember 22, 2019

Banky W might have a new album for us!

Over the years, Banky W (Olubankole Wellington) has proven to be a man of many talents, capabilities and aspirations. His ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 27, 2019

Budweiser’s ‘Kings of Football’ is subverting how we consume football television

Back in July, Budweiser announced that it has signed multi-year deals with both the English Premier League and LaLiga. Budweiser ...

SponsorAugust 7, 2019

Trust no one and believe nothing – Behind the mystery and glam of The Set Up Movie Premiere at Filmhouse Cinemas

It was a night of glamour, mystery and drama as celebrities and influencers strutted their stuff at the premiere of the ...

SponsorJuly 9, 2019

Shaping Culture, Changing Narratives with BUDXLagos

BUDXLagos, home of good music, conversations and art kicked off its second edition on Wednesday, 26th June, with a loud ...

SponsorJune 21, 2019

BUDX LAGOS 2019 with Teni, Zlatan, Kemi Adetiba: Are you Ready?

2019 edition of BUDX is here and it promises to be thrilling as music lovers, artists and fashion enthusiasts will ...

Bernard DayoMarch 14, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Frank Donga, Dr Joe Abah, Banky W, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Edwin OkoloFebruary 25, 2019

2019 was the election year Nigerian celebrities really stood up to be counted

Everyone by now has heard the almost fantastical story of Banky W’s run for the Eti-Osa House Of Representatives seat. ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 5, 2019

Tope Oshin’s ‘Up North’ to screen at Facebook’s headquarters in celebration of Black History Month

Tope Oshin’s Up North hit cinemas in December, a movie that placed singer-turned-politician Banky W in a lead role since ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Banky W on INEC printing wrong party logo, DJ Cuppy, Ayo Sogunro, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

EditorJanuary 15, 2019

Review: Up North is big, beautiful and bland

Geography was big in Nollywood in 2018 with films like Lionheart, King of Boys and Kasala looking within to reflect ...

SponsorDecember 18, 2018

Being Bold! Banky W to speak at boys to MEN Foundation ‘Monthly Conversations’

boys to MEN Foundation December 2018 ‘Monthly Conversations’ is scheduled to hold at Relate Africa, 190A Jide Oki Street, off ...

Bernard DayoDecember 17, 2018

Banky W reveals how he endured pains during the filming of ‘Up North’

Premiering on Sunday with a theme that conveys the movie’s Northern DNA, Tope Oshin’s Up North is barely two weeks ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 19, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Banky W, Temisan Okomi, Jide Taiwo, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 12, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: #LagosRealFakeLife premieres; Rita Dominic has something to say about marriage | Other top stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment over the weekend and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2018

Banky W emerges House of Reps. candidate in Lagos

Popular musician and actor, Olubankole Wellington will run for the position of House of Representatives in the 2019 presidential election. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 5, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 5th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: UPDATE: 78 children kidnapped in Cameroon The internet is ...

Bernard DayoNovember 5, 2018

The internet is saying Banky W is too old to play a youth corper in Tope Oshin’s ‘Up North’

Tope Oshin’s upcoming movie Up North is slated for release next month, and its press roll out has just given ...

SponsorOctober 23, 2018

Banky W, Falz, Ebuka, Bisola join 3,000 young Nigerians in #VoteYourFuture campaign

Banky W, Falz, Ebuka, Bisola and other celebrity guests stormed Abuja for the official launch of the #VoteYourFuture campaign hosted ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 17, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: ‘Queen of Soul,’ Aretha Franklin passes on; Blackface sues Wizkid, Banky W over copyright infringement | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today: ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2018

Ubi Franklin shares a personal history of depression as Banky W and Dr. Abiri lead The Joy Masterclass

Entrepreneur, Ubi Franklin, music artiste, Banky W and Dr. Gbonjubola Abiri joined the founder of Joy, Inc., Chude Jideonwo at ...

Bernard DayoJune 22, 2018

Banky W wants you to know Ebuka was the real winner of last season’s tepid Big Brother Nigeria

For a long time now, I have tried to purge my social media of all Big Brother Naija-related news. I ...

Bernard DayoMay 25, 2018

Here’s the scoop on Tope Oshin’s new film “Up North”, starring a popular Nigerian singer

Yesterday, Banky W’s Instagram was buzzing about the Tope Oshin’s new film Up North, which is currently being filmed. An ...

AzeezApril 11, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Cardi B says she never considered an abortion, 2Face admits he will be contesting for a political position | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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