Top news stories in the entertainment industry in Nigeria for the week


These are some major entertainment news in Nigeria which cut across music,comedy, movies to mention but a few from April 26 2020 to May 2, 2020.

On Sunday April 26 2020, former Big Brother Nigeria 2019 housemates Mercy Eke the winner of the competition and Ike premiered their ‘Mercy &Ike show’ on Africa Magic showcase. Still on Sunday,Senator Comedian and Charles Inojie had the’Lockdown comedy show’ on Instagram live.

However, on Monday April 27 2020 Prince Odi Okojie debunked the rumours that her wife star actress Mercy Johnson Okojie has put to bed. Still on Monday Comedienne Real Warri Pikin and husband Ike celebrated seven years as a happy couple.

Moreso,on Tuesday April 28, ace comedian Gbenga Adeyinka on his Laffmattaz Legend series hosted pioneer hiphop music artiste Tony Tetuila on instagram live.

On Wednesday April 29, Nollywood icon Omoni Oboli released her movie titled’Love is War’ on Netflix featuring Richard Mofe Damijo and other talented actors. The movie is the number 1 trending Nigeria movie on Netflix for now. Still on Wednesday,award winning musician Davido celebrated his fiancé Chioma on her birthday.

Furthermore,Thursday April 30 was a day one of the best choreographers in Nigeria Love Divine also known as Kodak passed on. The seventeenth memorial of veteran broadcaster Gbenga Adeboye was on the same day too.

On Friday
May 1,was a celebration of birthdays of some top celebrities like musician Kizz Daniel, comedienne Helen Paul and actor Freddie Leonard. Hence, Don Jazzy and Falz released a song titled’Safe’ which talks about the need to collectively combat covid-19 and not fight our neighbours.

On Saturday May 2, Simi revealed that her new song ‘Duduke’ has 1 million streams on Audiomack. Davido also revealed via his instagram page that he will be releasing his album’A better time’ in July.

These were some of the top entertainment stories in Nigeria.