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Mercy Johnson, Now Highest Paid Nollywood Actress …Earns N2m Per Movie

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It seems that the marriage of Kogi State-born super actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie in 2011, has boosted her career in Nollywood months after she delivered her daughter, ‘Purity,’ which took her away from the industry for sometime, she bounced back to acting with a bang.

Not only has she been in hot demand, her fees have also gone up as producers and marketers  literally queue up and beg her to feature in their movies because of her prowess in role interpretation and their belief that her face sells movies. This development has made her the highest paid Nollywood actress currently as she earns a princely N2 million per movie.

To many Nollywood watchers, this is a big surprise how Mercy Johnson who few years ago was considered an outcast by some of her senior colleagues then such as Regina Askia, Liz Benson, Eucharia Anunobi, Omotola, Genevieve etc but today she dictates the pace in the industry.

It would be recalled that Mercy Johnson was born in Lagos in 1984. She started her primary school education in Calabar where she resided with her father and later relocated to Lagos with her farther and continued her Nigerian Navy Primary School. Her secondary education was in the Nigerian Navy Secondary  School Port Harcourt.

After her secondary education, she auditioned for a role in “the maid”, a movie that was to launch her into  stardom. The talented actress has been mostly connected with emotionally charged roles. As witnessed in many of her films, she is an actress who is able to fit into any role ranging from action to romance.

The Nollywood screen darling has featured in many movies which include: Beyond Desire, “My Beloved Son’, ‘Look into my Eyes’, Kill the Bride,”  “Painful World’, “Under Control”, “Lost to Lust”, “Sweet Mama”,  Wealth Aside”, “Royal Tears”, “Genevieve”, “Strength to Strength”, “Last Kiss”, “Forest of Promises”, “Women in Power etc.

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I’m Eager To Find Love Again -Tiwa Savage

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Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has declared her desire to find love and experience once again. The Koroba Crooner shared her deepest wish with her fans and followers via her instagram page. The number one African bad girl is highly optimistic that her prince charming will seek her out soonest as she is ready to be found and pampered with love.
Tiwa shared a picture of herself as she looked gorgeously dressed in a beautifully tailored pink dress for Toyin Lawani’s wedding reception. She captioned it ‘somebody’s son will find me one day.
Savage was married to Tunji Balogun popularly know as Tee Billz Balogun on November 23, 2013 the couple held their traditional marriage at the Ark in Lekki, while their white wedding was held on April 26,2014 at the Armani Hotel, Dubai.
In 2015, Tiwa gave birth to her first child with Tee Billz. However, in 2016 the singer announced the crash of her marriage as she accused her husband of financial recklessness, drug addiction and abandonment.

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Burna Boy Drinks From Grammy Award Plaque

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It is no news that Burna Boy was nominated by the organisers of the grammy awards event and won the award with his popular album Twice As Tall. The award remains a highlight for all the nominations, awards won and every other achievement so far in his musical career.
The self acclaimed African Giant was out clubbing with friends over the weekend and made sure to take along his grammy award plague. In the viral video which surfaced on the internet, the kilometer singer was seen in the club in the company of friends as they celebrated his taking receipt of his grammy win.
In the course of their celebration Odogwu held out the gold plague as champaign was poured into it after which he drank the entire content. The video has gone viral and got social media users talking and expressing diverse opinions, while a popular boy has criticised the Afro fusion singer for taking his plague to a club, noting he and his plague have begun a nation wide tour and may visit all the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
Social media users have become defence ministers for Burna Boy and they have slammed the blog while hailing the artite, noting the grammy win was well deserved and he can celebrate and do whatever makes him happy with his plague.
Dansonko said: “Celebrate your wins, you worked for it, you deserve it and no one can tell you otherwise.

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Alibaba, Banky W, Others Attend Wizkid’s Debut Album’s 10th Anniversary

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On June 12, 2021, Grammy Award winning music star, Wizkid celebrated the 10th anniversary of his debut album, ‘Super Star’. In a documentary shared on Wizkid’s insa stories, industry giants like Bankyw, Alibaba, Femi Kuti, Basket Mouth and others took turns to speak on the 30-year-old singers evolution since his successful debut.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of the album under BankyW’s Eme, Wizkid released a docu-series titled. “A super star’ made in Lagos on his you tube page and shared across his social media handles.
Speaking in the docu-series, wizkid reflects on his childhood, recalling his early days in Surelere and being the last child of his parents. Wizkid took time to share his experience in BankyW’s Enyire Maths Entertainment (EME) which signed him and released the album.
“Getting signed to Bankyw was one of the amazing things that happened to me, it was just an amazing moment for me, it changed my life,” Wizkid said.

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