Social media was abuuz on Tuesday with Hollywood actress Kerry Washington’s birthday wishes to her Nigerian colleague, Uzo Aduba, in Igbo language. Igbo is one of the three major languages in Nigeria; others are Hausa and Yoruba. The scandal star, who is married to an Igbo man, Nnamdi Asomugha, took to her twitter handle @kerrywashington to send her wishes. American actress Kerry Washington and Hubby, Nigerian-born Nnamdi Asomugha She wrote:”@Uzoaduba, Ncheta Ubochi omumu gi. Ekele diri Chineke.” (Happy Birthday. Glory be to God.) Uzo, who stars in ‘Orange is the new black’, celebrated her 37th birthday on February 10. She replied Washington’s wishes in Igbo, through her twitter handle@Uzoaduba. She wrote:”Heh Nwannem Nwanyi, Ina asu Igbo??!!. Maka odi mma! Nwanne daalu maka ubochi Omumu m.” (My sister, so you speak Igbo? it is well. Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday.) Uzo Aduba The wishes have been trending on twitter with ‘Kerry Washington Igbo’ becoming one of the most searched item on the social platform. Here are some of the reactions: @Gladyss tweeted: “Kerry Washington’s Igbo is getting better than mine…. I have no excuse.” @nothing_dome wrote: “Damn, let’s talk about how @kerrywashington’ s written Igbo has far surpassed my own. SMH. Next thing, her jollof rice will come pass my own.” @Ucheperkins tweeted: “Nnamdi Asomugha has taught Kerry Washington my Igbo dialect. He has done well.” @thecelebrallemon tweeted: “At the top of the list of things making us smile today, (a very long list) is this beautiful Igbo exchange between actresses, @kerrywashington and @uzoaduba.
Renowned gospel singer Prince Gozie Okeke has shared good news on social media of how he woke up from coma after being unconscious for several days due to heart disease. In a post Gozie says: “Glorify the name of the Lord with me for saving my life from heart problem. Been in COMA for days and my Faithful God gave me back a new life. Glory be to his holy name Amen. Rejoice with me God has healed me totally. The joy of the Lord is upon me The singer alongside his now estranged wife Princess Njideka Okeke who joined Nollywood after they separated were known for their hit song ”Akanchawa”
Veteran Nollywood actress, Victoria Inyama might be enmeshed in marital crisis with her now estranged husband and renowned novelist Ben Okri, popular for one of his books ‘The Famished Road’. The mother of 3 wrote a message on facebook that has since gone viral and it is obviously about her marriage and her ”psychotic beast” husband who has refused granting her divorce while allegedly cheating on her