So much has happened this past weekend since we last briefed you on what occurred in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Here is the weekend recap, in case you missed these things.
- Nigerian actor Kelechi Udegbe survives a deadly car accident
- Rema wins MTV EMA’s Best Afrobeats award
- Mayorkun and ex-BBNaija housemate Dorathy spark relationship rumours
- Eva Alordiah narrates why she left the music industry
- AFRIFF kicks off opening night with the attendance of the Lagos State Governor
Nigerian actor Kelechi Udegbe survives a deadly car accident
Famous Nigerian movie star Kelechi Udegbe barely survived what looked to be a fatal car crash on Sunday, November 5.
The Mami Wata actor took to his social media platform to show images of the car crash and how it left his car in a wreckage.
“I was involved in a ghastly accident that almost altered the course of my destiny in almost the blink of an eye, but God, the MASTER PERFORMER, performed an unbelievable miracle and gave me a second chance at life,” he said.
Rema wins MTV EMA’s Best Afrobeats award
Nigerian superstar Divine Ikubor (Rema) was announced as the winner of the MTV EMA Best Afrobeats award at the virtual award show on Sunday, November 5.
This becomes the Trouble Maker singer’s second MTV award, as he earlier received MTV VMA awards for his Calm Down collaboration with international artist Selena Gomez in October.
Mayorkun and ex-BBNaija housemate Dorathy spark relationship rumours
Singer and performer Mayorkun and Dorathy are seen in a club, holding each other in a rather intimate position.
The video has sparked conversations about the closeness and possible relationship between the two celebrities.
Social media has been abuzz since the video began circulating on the internet. Netizens have queried the relationship status of the two.
Rapper Eva Alordiah narrates why she left the music industry
Former Nigerian rapper Eva Alordiah revealed her reasons for leaving the music industry.
The artist said she was dealing with financial instability, depression, and constant burnout back then as an artist.
“If there were a picture of the phrase ‘starving artist,’ it would have been my damn face,” she said.
She recounts how she built her life post-music career, and since then, she’s become successful in her businesses.
AFRIFF kicks off opening night with the attendance of the Lagos State Governor
The opening night of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) kicked off last night, and in attendance was the esteemed governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The Governor has been showing his passion and support for the growth of the Nigerian movie industry as he also attended the AFRIFF press briefing held on October 5.
The governor was welcomed at the event as he posed for pictures on the red carpet.
In late October, Sanwo-Olu not only attended the Lagos Fashion Week event but also walked the red carpet with the male models in a stunning floral-patterned suit.
Ayomitide Adeyinka is a content writer, crypto journalist and editor with a Bsc in Political Science. He is also an egalitarian.