Last week was eventful in showbiz. TheCable Lifestyle examines the top entertainment stories that got tongues wagging in the past seven days.
CELEBRITIES ASSAULTED AT POLLING UNITS
The presidential election was held on Saturday with a total of 18 candidates contesting for Nigeria’s highest office.
Millions of Nigerians took to their polling units to vote in favour of their preferred candidates with celebrities also not left out of the phenomenon.
There were however reports of electoral violence at polling units across the country.
Chioma Akpotha lamented that she was attacked after thugs allegedly disrupted the electoral process at her polling unit.
BANKY W LOSES SENATORIAL SEAT TO LP CANDIDATE
Banky W lost the Eti-Osa federal constituency seat to Thaddeus Attah of the Labour Party (LP).
Attah won with 24,075 votes, beating Banky W of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had 18,666 votes.
Banky W had earlier said he “is very confident to win at the polls this time”.
The singer had contested in 2019 under the Modern Democratic Party (MDP) but lost to Babajide Obanikoro of the APC.
ALLYSYN IS OPEN TO A RELATIONSHIP
“For someone who might like me, hit me up,” she said.
“Throughout my life, I have dated different types of people. I was just always trying a new thing. So I can’t say this is my type. You can just come and you just be my type, even if I know nothing or have never been with someone like that. So I just never know. I am open to what I am open to.”
On physical attributes, the reality star said she loves a man with hair and one she can go on an adventure with.
“I like guys that have hair. That’s all. That’s all I can say,” she added.
IYABO OJO AND LOVER SEEK ONLY ENJOYMENT
The lovebirds said they are not in a relationship to have kids because “we already have four grown-up children.”
“Do you know how old I am? My children will start having their kids, not me. I’m 55 years old and Iyabo is 45, you want to kill her,” he said.
“We want to go on holidays, we want to travel, our relationship is to enjoy our lives and travel across the world. Our children will start having kids. My daughter is 26.
“If I have a baby now, I’ll take the baby to school, they will kill me oh, look at my white beards everywhere. If you have a baby I will run, I will change my name, and you won’t know me again.”
Iyabo also concurred that their relationship is solely for “enjoyment and traveling across the globe.”
“The last time I had a baby was almost 22 years ago, Priscilla will be 22 next month,” she said.
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