On June 26, the Nigerian singer and record producer Partial load Openiyipopularly known as timesemerged as the Best International Act winner at the 2022 BET Awards, held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Tems is the first Nigerian artist to win this category, joining artists like ice prince, wonder child, Davido and Burna boy as Nigerians who won the BET Awards.
On Monday, the judiciary recorded the scene of the crime President Muhammadu Buhari sworn in Judge Olukayode Ariwoola as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
NAN reports that the swearing-in of Ariwoola, the next senior in the Supreme Court hierarchy, as the new CJN followed the resignation of Judge Tanko Muhammad for health reasons.
On Tuesday, Nollywood actress, Cha Cha EkeShe announced to her husband the end of their marriage. Austin Faani.
The actress made the announcement on her Instagram page while claiming incidents of violence.
She wrote, “NOW LEAVE ALIVE OR LEAVE DEAD. Many have died pretending to be okay while wishing, hoping and praying for a better tomorrow.
“I don’t want to ‘die’ or be inexplicably ‘missing’. I sincerely and publicly apologize for living a lie over the past several years. True to random speculation, there was trouble in my supposed paradise.”
NAN reports that it is the second time in two years that the Nollywood actress has announced her split from her filmmaker husband, who she married in 2013.
On the international scene is the American RnB singer R kellyShe was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday for sex trafficking and abusing young girls.
On Thursday, Abdel Bellopopularly known as JJC Skillzannounced the separation from his actress wife, Funke Akindele-Bello.
JJC Skillz published a post on his Instagram page citing how his last two years in marriage had been.extremely difficult”.
He wrote “Dear friends and family, I have to inform you that Funke and I have separated. While it lasted we shared many things together and created 2 beautiful children.
“The last two years have been extremely difficult for us. I know I tried my best to fix things, but I feel like it’s beyond repair now. I moved out 3 months ago at Funke’s urging and apart from AMVCA I couldn’t get Funke to sit down amicably to discuss the future of our relationship.
“I’m making this announcement so that the public will understand that we both live separate lives. We still have issues that need to be addressed, such as custody and the welfare of our children, which are of paramount importance, as well as business interests that need to be unraveled, but I have no doubt these will be resolved one way or another .”
The story subsequently drew mixed reactions as some felt bad about the split while some fans labeled it a publicity stunt.
The same day, details emerged of what led to the Nigerian singer’s split. Paul Okaye from P place from his wife Anita OkayeShe started trending on social media platforms.
However, it grew out of Friday when court filings filed by Anita were shared on social media accusing Paul of extramarital affairs.
On Saturday, award-winning singer, Damini Ogulupopularly known as Burna boyclocked 31, and was showered with praise from his fans.
The Grammy winner also celebrated his birthday on stage at the Sumol Summer Fest in Portugal.
A fan on Twitter, @akojireal, tweeted, “Happy birthday Damini. If I could only listen to one artist for the rest of my life, I would have no hesitation in choosing you. Your music and journey inspire me.”