Superstar Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has been honoured by Forbes after being included in its list of ‘100 Icons from Africa.’
Nigerian actress and producer, Funke Akindele has celebrated after being included in Forbes ‘100 Icons from Africa.’
She was listed alongside Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Omotola Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mr Eazi, and the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala featured on the list.
Sharing the News on Instagram moments ago, Funke Akindele wrote
According to Forbes, the list was curated from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning ideas that can save the world.
It also stated that the list is a way of “celebrating those whose ideas, inventions, and influential role models have aided Africa’s growth over the last decade.”
Forbes on its official Twitter handle, @Forbesafrica, alongside the list wrote,
“This is a way of celebrating those also with the award-winning ideas that had defined the African continent and influential role models that have spelt Africa’s growth over the last decade.”
Forbes described Burna Boy in the publication as one of the biggest and most successful African artists on this continent.
While Genevieve was described as the trailblazer of Nollywood.
Popular Nigerian Rapper Arrested For Carrying Drugs
The Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, says its operatives in Lagos last night April 14, arrested popular rap artiste, CDQ, for being in possession of a banned substance, Cannabis, which is popularly known as ”loud”
In an interview with Punch, the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, said the agency got intelligence that the rapper was in possession of the banned substance and stormed his Lekki home and arrested him.
Babafemi said he has been granted bail but is expected back into custody today as he is still under investigation.
“Yes, CDQ was arrested in his house at Lekki for being in possession of cannabis. He was arrested based on intelligence.
As of last night, he was granted administrative bail, but he is expected back into custody today because it is an ongoing investigation.
Some substances were found and he mentioned some names of some other big artistes. So, it is an ongoing investigation.”
Babafemi further noted that CDQ cooperated as he mentioned names of other big artistes who used the substance.
The spokesman told The PUNCH that the outcome of the investigation would determine if the rapper would be charged to court or counselled by the agency.
The outcome of the investigation would determine what would happen.
There are cases whereby the investigation shows some sufficient infractions, and then the case will go to court.
There are other cases whereby if the quantity is insignificant, we will bring him in for counselling and possible rehabilitation.
Those are likely scenarios that will happen.”he said
Last night, CDQ left a message on his IG page saying some persons are trying to set him up.
I Did Not Have Sex With Chioma – Singer, Peruzzi
Popular Nigerian singer, Peruzzi has described rumors that he slept with Chioma, Davido’s fiancée, as absurd.
Peruzzi in an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonnwo, said it is crazy to cook up stories of him having s*x with the wife of a man who changed his life.
“Someone said I had s*x with the wife of the man who helped me. Do you know how crazy that is?.”
According to the 31-year-old singer, the rumors have made him more careful about what goes on around him.
“Even if you h**e me as a person, what did Davido do to you? Anyway, right now, I am careful of every pin that drops near me,” he said.
Kanye west, Kim Kardashian agree on one thing after divorce (Details)
Kanye west and Kim Kardashian have agreed to a joint custody of their four children.
In their divorce filings the US rapper and the TV reality star agreed that their marriage should end over irreconcilable differences.
They have also agreed they don’t need spousal support according to report from BBC.
According to Kardashian filing, they kept their properties separate throughout the marriage because of the terms of pre-nuptial agreement
They have two daughters – North and Chicago age seven and three respectively. And two sons – saint and Psalm five years and 2 months respectively
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