While Genevive Nnaji made a social media comeback and gave an incredible speech in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Rita Dominic was having a royal-like wedding in North Yorkshire and, afterwords added Anosike to her name on all her social media handles.
Wizkid unfollowed everyone on Instagram after having a fight with his manager, Jada Pallock who recently welcomed a second baby for him. African Glitz News has put together all the interesting news and stories that took place over the weekend. Lets dive in!
#1 Wizkid Unfollows Everyone on Instagram
You heard that right, Multi award-winning Afrobeats superstar, Wizkid, aka Starboy, has unfollowed everyone on his Instagram page of over 15.4 million followers. The development comes as the singer teased fans about a new album titled ‘SeiLess’. In a terse post, the ‘Ojuelegba’ crooner wrote: “new album SeiLess”. He, however, did not provide further details on the project. There has also been a drama with his manager and baby mama Jada Pallock. Wizkid hinted on Snapchat that he is single and looking for a wife. Jada called him out via Twitter for bringing up their argument on social media. Read the story in full detail here.
#2 Obi Cubana Bags Honorary doctorate degree
Famous Nigerian socialite and businessman Obinna Iyiegbu, better known as Obi Cubana, recently trended on social media after he was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in Business Administration by a Nigerian University.
Obi Cubana was conferred with the award on Saturday, November 26, 2022, by the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).
Upon receiving his award, the chain of nightclubs owner took to his Instagram page to thank the tertiary institution and the state governor for honouring him.
He also seized the opportunity to re-introduce himself to netizens and his fans, saying he wishes to be addressed as Dr. Obinna lyiegbu. Okpataozueora 1 going forward.
#3 Yemi Osibanjo & Wife Celebrate 33 Years Of Love
The Vice-President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo are celebrating their 33rd wedding anniversary today, November 25th.
Taking to Instagram, Dolapo shared a throwback photo from their wedding ceremony.
She noted how her husband told her to walk with him, 33years back, which she accepted. Sharing via Instagram, she wrote;
“You said, “Walk with me.”
I said, “I will.”
33 years ago.
All glory to God!
#4 Chioma and Davido Make First Appearance After The Loss Of Their Son, Ifeanyi.
Davido and Chioma graced his uncle, Ademola Adeleke’s inauguration as the Osun State Governor on Sunday, 27th of November. Davido’s beloved uncle was sworn in as the sixth governor of Osun State. Chioma and Davido, who are reportedly married, were spotted at the event trying their best to cheer up. This is coming after their 3-year-old son, Ifeanyi, drowned in a pool accident at the Banana Island home in Lagos on the 31st of October 2022. Davido hasn’t been seen since the sad incident that shattered the couple’s hearts. The Jowo singer was also silent on his birthday on the 21st of November. His fans, however did not disappoint and showered him with lots of love on social media.
#5 Afrobeats Star Tems Bags Soul Train Award 2022
Tems won the Best New Act award at the 2022 Soul Train Awards, which aired on BET and BET Her. The award sees Tems as the first winner in this category that hails from Africa.
#6 Rita Dominic Glamorous White Wedding
Nollywood finest, Rita Dominic, had her white wedding in the UK. Precisely at the Carlton Towers in North Yorkshire. The royal-like wedding had in attendance all her close family and friends. Including Michelle Dede, Kate Henshaw, Vicky Sogunro and Olivia Waturuocha and several others.
At first, Rita wore a custom-made wedding gown styled by Michael Cinco Next, she switched up to a mermaid wedding gown designed by Tubo.
#7 Porsha Williams Got Hitched To Her Nigerian Prince
Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams over the weekend got married to Nigerian businessman and entrepreneur Simon Iyore Guobadia. The couple staged a traditional Benin wedding in Atlanta. Followed by a white the next day at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta in front of 250 guests. Among the guests are Porsha’s former “RHOA” castmates, which include; Kandi Burruss, Drew Sidora, Cynthia Bailey, and Kim Zolciak-Biermann. Rapper T.I. and his wife and Tiny Harris. “Basketball Wives” star Jennifer Williams, comedian Rickey Smiley, and Karlie Redd from “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.” were also all in attendance.
Followed by a white the next day at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta in front of 250 guests. Among the guests are Porsha’s former “RHOA” castmates, which include; Kandi Burruss, Drew Sidora, Cynthia Bailey, and Kim Zolciak-Biermann. Rapper T.I. and his wife and Tiny Harris. “Basketball Wives” star Jennifer Williams, comedian Rickey Smiley, and Karlie Redd from “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.” were also all in attendance.
The wedding event was a memorable one for the couple.
And just like that, Porsha Williams has become a Najia wife.
#8 Nollywood Star Grace Rita Dominics Wedding
Nollywood star Kate Henshaw and a crew headlined Rita Dominic’s bridal train.
The wedding ceremony, which took place in England, was also graced by a number of other Nigerian celebrities such as Toke Makinwa, Chioma Akpotha, Mo Abudu and others are spotted.
#9 Genevive Nnaji Makes First Public Appearance
Nollywood star actress and movie producer, Genevieve Nnaji, surprised her and made her first public appearance after 8 months at the Creative Nexus Weekend in Abidjan, Cote d’ivoire.
After her birthday in May of this year, the actress sparked concerns some days when she deleted all her Instagram posts and unfollowed her colleagues on the platform.
Although Nnaji had since been largely absent from the social media and Nollywood events, she showed up at the 2022 edition of the Creative Africa Nexus as one of the speakers at the events.