2018 TOP 10 Breaking Entertainment News In Nigeria

Breaking news is the strength of any medium. JFB have come up with top 10 breaking news that happened in Nigerian entertainment industry in 2018.

1.   Davido buys girlfriend, Chioma a luxury Porsche car as 23rd birthday

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido, took his relationship with his girlfriend, Chioma to another level this year. The singer who is fond of showcasing his girlfriend  surprised many of his fans when he gifted her with a Porsche luxury car on her 23rd birthday. The singer did not only gift her a luxury car but also celebrated her birthday with a new song titled “Assurance”.

 

2.  Linda Ikeji’s pregnancy announcement

Popular billionaire gossip blogger, Linda Ikeji’s pregnancy announcement came as a shock to so many people. The blogger who is known for preaching celibacy was called out by many for not practicing what she preached especially getting pregnant outside wedlock.

3. The death of OAP, Tosyn Bucknor

The beautiful and multi-talented media personality’s death came as a rude shock to many. In her almost one decade as an On-Air Personality, Tosyn Bucknor stood out amongst her peers and colleagues for her effortless professionalism. Sadly she passed away in November 2018 at the age of 37.

Wizkid and Tiwa Savage dating rumor

Mavin queen, Tiwa Savage  and Star Boy Wizkid were rumoured to be dating after several pictures of them together surfaced online and even performed and shared a kiss on stage. The singer however debunked the claims and said they are just friends, Immediately the rumour went down and all seems to be off the minds of people the two rekindled their alleged love affairs with  Tiwa Savage featuring in Wizkid song “Fever”

5. Ras Kimono’s death

Reggae legend, Ekeleke Elumelu, popularly known as Ras Kimono, the singer died on Sunday 10th June, in a Lagos hospital after a brief illness. Ras Kimono in an interview he granted with PunchNg revealed that he had been a vegetarian for over 37 years and neither smoked nor drank alcohol. May his soul continue to rest in peace.

6. Mercy Aigbe buys house in her choice location

The popular Yoruba actress made headlines when she bought her house. The actress who also has a clothing line and is brand ambassador to Naija Taxi, G Text and BK Unique Hair, debunked the rumours that the house was bought for her by a governor.
7. Toke Makinwa’s birthday photo shoot
Nigerian media personality and writer Toke Makinwa began fluting her surgically enhanced curve online and even went on post that one of her best decision this was working on her body. The author of “on becoming” tried to break the internet when she released her stunning birthday photos.
8. Funke Akindele’s twin birth
Nollywood top actress, Funke Akindele popularly known as Janifa recently welcomed a set of twin boys with her husband, JJC Skillz, in a UK hospital. Nigerians on social media celebrated the news with so much excitement.  This is coming few years after Lagos -based Pastor Olagorioye Fakeyimu said that Funke Akindele may not have children of her own and might end up with another broken home.

9. Banky W’s car shaming

The singer was mocked by unidentified ladies for driving  a 2006 Range Rover. The viral video which was shared by Instablog9ja showed how the ladies watched Banky W leave a grocery store, and followed him while mocking him in the process.

10. Falz verse MURIC

Nigerien pop singer Falz had a rough battle with Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) after the released of his controversial song titled “This Is Nigeria”. The song which cause a major stir online was criticized by the  Muslim group who gave the singer 7 days ultimatum to put down the song and make a public apology or face legal actions. The Mulism group in their claims said the video portrayed Fulanis and Muslims as killers. It also showed women in hijab engaging in the notorious ‘Shaku Shaku’ dance which they said is against Islam.  The video was later banned by NBC.

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