Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has taken to social media to share his stance on the institution of marriage saying it is not a ‘do-or-die affair.’
Edochie’s post is coming on the heels of colleague Bolanle Ninalowo’s separation announcement from wife Bunmi Ninalowo on Friday.
In the post shared on Edochie’s Facebook page on Saturday, the father of five advised couples not to force things in their union, noting that the marriage institution does not have a set formula for success.
The actor, who has continued to make headlines for his commitment to second wife Judy Austin, wrote, “Marriage is a beautiful thing, don’t let anyone discourage you.
“If your dream is to get married, go ahead and achieve your dream.
“A few tips can help you have a long-lasting marriage but there is no laid down proven formula to it.
“You can marry someone you dated for 10 years and the marriage won’t last.
“You can marry someone you met yesterday and have a long-lasting marriage. And most times the main reason for a marriage crash is not revealed on social media. Only the couple know exactly what went wrong.
“Marriage is also not a do-or-die affair.
“Try your best to make it work, if it doesn’t, it’s not the end of the world. Wish yourselves well and move on.
“Some journeys last forever while some have to end for others to begin. Love and peace always.”
Ilebaye wins Big Brother Naija All Star Season
Ilebaye has emerged winner of 2023 Big Brother Naija All Star Season defeating Mercy Eke; the first runner up, to win the N120 million naira cash prize among others.
The 2023 All Star finalist were Ilebaye; winner, Mercy Eke; first runner up, Ceec; second runner up, Adekunle; third runner up, Cross and Pere.
Ex-wife asked me to choose between her and Mohbad – Late singer’s father
Joseph Aloba, the father of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, better known as Mohbad, has said his ex-wife, who happens to be Mohbad’s first stepmom, once asked him to choose between Mohbad and her.
Aloba said this while clarifying Mohbad’s lyric in the song, “Sorry”.
Aloba, while shedding more light on the lyrics, disclosed that his relationship with her was complicated.
He stated that his decision to choose Mohbad over her led to her packing out from the family.
“The stepmother told me one day, ‘Choose me or your son.’ I chose my son (Mohbad) and she packed her loads and left. I and the lady were together for more than seven years. I married her around 2005. That stepmother did not want me to send Mohbad to school, and I chose my son. And she decided to leave,” Aloba said while speaking exclusively with Saturday PUNCH.
Mohbad died at the age of 27, on September 12 and was buried the next day.
Circumstances leading to his death have yet to be unraveled. However, the Lagos State Police Command has begun an investigation into the case.
Veteran actor Suara Is dead
Veteran Nollywood actor Oluyemi Lawrence Adeyemi popularly known as Suara, is dead.
The actor, according to a statement signed by his son, Adedotun Adeyemi, died on Sunday, September 24.
“It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to God that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, Oluyemi Lawrence Adeyemi (Suara), who went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 24, 2023.
“We are consoled because we know that he has gone to rest. We kindly request that the family be allowed some privacy in this time of grief. More details about the burial will be communicated soon.”
Adeyemi rose to fame with his role in the 2001 Wale Adenuga hit series, ‘Super Story.’
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