Top 10 interesting highlights of the week

Deborah Dan-Awoh

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Every week, brings you a recap of all the latest entertainment news stories, Nigerian/ Hollywood celebrity controversies, and your favorite events throughout the week.

From Obi Cubana's generosity to random hawker to Mercy Aigbe's controversial announcement.

So please sit back and chill as we provide 10 highlights of all your favorite entertainment stories.

Obi Cubana, Daddy Freeze presenting scholarship letter to Jeremiah Ekuma

1. Obi Cubana fulfills promise to Lagos, the hawker

Nigerian socialite and businessman Obi Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, as promised, presented a letter of scholarship to Akuma Jeremiah, the Lagos hawker caught in a recent viral video.

Jeremiah Ekuma, in a now-viral video, was caught on camera in the Ajah area of Lagos, giving out money earned from hawking bottled water to individuals being transported to prison in a Nigerian Correctional Service van.

The video endeared many to him, and soon, Akuma's kind gesture grabbed the attention of 'billionaire king of the nightlife,' Obi Cubana.

Cubana, in an interview with media personality Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly known as Daddy Freeze, disclosed his intention to foot the bill of Jeremiah's tertiary education in any institution of his choice.

Credits to Instagram/mercyaigbe

2. Mercy Aigbe receives heavy backlash after announcing new lover

On Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, Mercy Aigbe shared pictures of her newfound lover and hubby, Kazim Adeoti- the owner of Adekaz Studio to celebrate his birthday.

However, her announcement caused an uproar, as one top blogger disclosed that Mercy Aigbe's new man, Kazim Adeoti is married with kids.

Mercy joins the long list of Nollywood actresses who married other women's husbands.

After the shocking discovery, social media users began to troll the actress Lanre Gentry; Mercy's estranged hubby posted a photo that showed Kazim Adeoti used to be his friend…You can read the full story here

Credits to Instagram/adekunlegold

3. Adekunle Gold set to release 4th studio album

Adekunle Kosoko, professionally known as Adekunle Gold, will release his 4th studio album.

Last year in 2021, Adekunle Gold-Simi's husband recorded stellar success after releasing; 'It Is What It Is,' 'High,' and 'Sinner.' 

The 'Sade' crooner has now announced his fourth studio album, Catch Me If You Can, and it's set to be released on February 4, 2022. The album will be released under Platoon.

Credits to Instagram/bankyw

4. Banky W and Adesua celebrate their son as he turns 1

Nigerian celebrity couple Banky W and Adesua Etomi's son turned one on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

The power couple respectively took to their Instagram pages to celebrate their son.

Adesua Wellington narrated her ordeal before the birth of their son. She said she suffered from a postpartum hemorrhage while sharing a tears-dropping video of her pregnancy journey…..Read the full story here.

Credits to Instagram

5. BBNaija Khloe reveals attempt at suicide

Following BBNaija Khloe's butt implant surgery in 2020, pictures of her nude body got leaked on the internet.

In a podcast with Instagram influencer Teymesan, Khloe disclosed she tried to kill herself after her nude photo went viral.

According to Khloe, the naked photo on a plastic surgeon's table was taken by someone she didn't know.

The dark-skinned reality star further revealed she drank Dettol and…. Read the full story here

Sammie Okposo involved in extramarital affairs

6. Sammie Okposo apologizes after cheating on his wife

On Tuesday, Jan 25, Nigerian gospel singer Sammie Okposo admitted to having extramarital affairs with an American-based woman last year.

In a lengthy Instagram post, the 'Well Wellu' singer wrote an apology letter to his wife, Ozioma, family, and the church.

But, many Nigerians question his sincerity...Read the full story here

Regina Daniels and Jaruma Credits Instagram

7. Regina Daniel gets Jaruma arrested

Nollywood actress and influencer Regina Daniels had a fallout with popular 'Kayamata' vendor Jaruma which led to her arrest.

According to Regina Daniels, her husband-Ned Nwoko, was behind the arrest of Jaruma, following malicious and false publications about the Nwoko family.

Jaruma is currently under arrest at the Kuje correctional facility in Abuja.

Tristan Thompson

8. Basketball star Tristan Thompson spotted with a new chick

Amidst a paternity scandal with personal trainer Maralee Nichols, Tristan Thompson was seen frolicking with a mystery woman in Milwaukee a week ago.

In the video recording made by the TikTok user who saw them, the woman was dressed in black and was sitting on Tristan's lap

Tristan Thompson was previously dating reality star Khloe Kardashian, and they have a daughter, True, together.

However, following his one-night stand with Maralee Nichols on his 30th birthday, Tristan publicly apologized to Khloe about cheating on Khloe while they were still dating Maralee Nichols.

9. Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song are engaged

According to E, following the birth of their son in April, Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song have taken their relationship to the next level by getting engaged.

According to  E Online, details surrounding the proposal remain private for now; Brenda was spotted wearing a ring on that finger while stepping out in Beverly Hills on Jan. 25.

Kanye West and Pete Davidson

10. Kanye allegedly spreads HIV and g*y rumors of Pete Davidson

There are reports that American rapper Kanye West may be trying to disrupt Pete Davidson and KimK's dating relationship 

by allegedly spreading unfound rumors that Pete Davidson is gay and has Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

According to PageSix, the billionaire rapper has "escalated this one-sided feud by spreading the rumors to anyone who will listen."

Kanye West, who is publicly dating star actress Julia Fox, is not repenting in his pursuit to defame Kim's new lover.

Recall that the 'Jesus is King' rapper first showed his disgust for ex-wife Kim Kardashian’s new boyfriend, Pete Davidson-  he threatened him in his new track “Eazy,” rapping, “God saved me from that crash / so that I can beat Pete Davidson’s ass.”