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Fuel: I’m going back to where I came from – Tiwa Savage laments

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Popular Afrobeat singer, Tiwa Savage, has lamented about the increases in fuel prices and the unavailability of fuel less than an hour after her arrival. Other celebrities have spoken up about the lack of fuel at most gas stations and the increase in petrol prices just 48 hours after President Tinubu’s inauguration. Tiwa Savage, who recently made headlines few hours ago for some images she took in Brazil with an unknown man, has vowed to return after only one hour in Nigeria, when she was overcome by the heat. According to her, she lost one of her car tires while her other car is still in a queue for fuel. She wrote; “Literally less than an hour back in naija and one of my car tires gone Other car now in the queue for fuel Issue with electricity in my house I’m logging off and going back to where I came from because …..”

Getting married in my 20s stole precious years of my life – Singer, Kwabena Opens up

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Ghanaian singer, Kwabena Kwabena has expressed regret about getting married early, stating that it deprived him of valuable years in his life. The 44-year-old singer who tied the knot in his twenties stated this in a recent interview with Zionfelix. He admitted that he should have prioritized his young and blossoming career instead of settling down at that age. “The irony of the whole thing is that I played a role in stealing precious years of my life. Around the age of 26 or 27, I felt that I should have focused on my career and not allowed any external forces to derail my progress,” he said. Kwabena Kwabena noted that he believes that God has given him a second chance to pursue his dreams. He emphasized that he is now older and wiser to understand the importance of seizing opportunities and not taking anything for granted. His words, “I feel I was a young guy around that time, but by God’s grace, God has given me the chance again to have a second shot of my life. That’s the reason wh

Why I'd rather go to hell than be stuck with Christians in heaven – Rapper, Princess Temmie Ovwasa

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Popular female rapper, Temmie Ovwasa popularly known as YBNL princess has revealed that she would prefer to go to hell than have anything to do with Christians. Sharing her reasons in a recent podcast interview on ‘Doyin’s Corner’, the singer stated that she does not have a good relationship with Christians because of how mean they are. Temmie Ovwasa stated that she frequently she gets attacked due to her sexuality as a lesbian. She added that they troll her at every chance they get because they claimed it goes against the preaching of Jesus. In her words; “I do not believe I am going to hell. I joke about it often because it gets on some peoples’ noses and I love to do that but I do not believe there’s hell or a pit of eternal damnation that I am going to. And to be honest, if there’s a pit of eternal damnation that I am going to, I’d rather go there than be stuck with Christians in heaven. Christians are the meanest people I have met in my life. They come to my DM every day to tell m

“God grant my children Seyi Tinubu’s character” – Comedian Seyi Law opens up

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Popular Nigerian comedian, Seyi Law, has asked God to grant his children the character of Seyi Tinubu, son of president-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The comedian said this prayer in a post on his official Twitter handle on Friday, while praising Seyi Tinubu’s commitment to his father’s success. In the Twitter post, Seyi Law commended Seyi Tinubu’s dedication to his father’s success, describing it as exemplary. He applauded Seyi for his significant contributions to the pre-inauguration event, the ‘Renewed Hope Concert,’ held at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, ahead of his father’s swearing-in ceremony. “Oh dear Lord. Bless my children with the omoluabi character that SEYI TINUBU has. He has his flaws, but his commitment to his father’s success is exemplary. The way he appreciates and listens to everyone amazes me. “Yesterday, I met with him for the third and I saw passion for perfection. God, helps him to continue this way and strengthen him to be better. His contributions to the

Content Creator (Ada Jesus) Nons Miraj becomes landlady

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Skit maker, Chinonso Ukah, a.k.a Nons Miraj (Ada Jesus) has become a landlady.  She took to her Instagram page this morning to reveal she recently acquired a property.    Posting photos of herself in front of the property, she wrote; ‘’WELCOME THE LATEST LANDLADY IN TOWN'' A while back, Nons Miraj underwent a Botox nose job to achieve a more pointed nose. A Botox nose job is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that involves injecting Botox into the nose to reshape it. Videos showing the content creator undergoing the procedure for a more pointy nose were shared online and spurred reactions from social media users. In the footage, the 26-year-old can be seen flinching in pain as the aesthetician injects her nostrils to make them smaller and narrower.

Varsity’s VC, Professor Express Shock seeing Singer Ruger

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Bingham University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor William Barnabas Qurix couldn't hold back his observation upon meeting singer Ruger who turned up at the school for a show.    Qurix who was stunned with Ruger's physical appearance, couldn't help but exclaim;  “I can’t believe this; I can’t believe you are a small boy. Welcome, I thought he was going to be one mighty man.” 

Ex-BBNaija star, Joseph Ada passes away in US

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THE reality star, who participated in the first edition of the hit reality show in 2006, passed away in Delare, US on Wednesday, May 24th, 2023. According to reports, he was diagnosed with Pancreatitis which led to his untimely death. Refreshing your memory, Joseph was in the house with other contestants like Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Gideon Okeke, Maureen Osuji, and others. He had relocated to the US after the show to pursue his career as a flight attendant. Last year, BBNaija lost one of its housemates, Rico Swavey.

"They Offered Me N5m Instead Of N10m” – Portable Opens Up Over Exclusion From Tinubu’s Inauguration Concert

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Fast-rising singer, Habeeb Okikiola, better known as Portable, on Friday, lamented that organisers of the Tinubu inauguration concert offered him N5 million instead of N10m for his performance. According to him, that was the reason why he failed to perform at the concert held to celebrate the inauguration of the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, in Abuja on Thursday night. Sharing videos on his Instagram page, the Zazuu crooner wrote, “ZAzuu Them Dõn Rip Me oooh Na Me Sing Akoi TINUBU ✍🏻 Eja Loni Ibu 💰 Give What Belongs To ZAZUU To ZAZUU.” In one of the videos, he said, “Na me sing Akoi Tinubu o. No be Obi una dey vote for? Tinubu enter now those useless people una go dey perform there, no be me promote Tinubu? “Na so them call my manager o. Say them want make I come perform for Abuja. Na 10 million them drop o, but na five million go reach portable hand. Na so I no gree, I tear the paper. I delete the number, you dey whine Jesus? Na hin no make me perform for Abuja o.” Many artistes lik

Popular Rapper, blvck Declines Request To Perform At Tinubu’s Inauguration

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Nigerian rapper Odumodu blvck has revealed that he declined a request from Tinubu’s inauguration team to perform at his inauguration.    According to Odumodublvck, they tried to get him to perform at the inauguration but he turned down the request.   He tweeted: “They tried to get me to perform at the inauguration, They did not do their research.”

Hours After Regaining Freedom, Popular Musician, Seun Kuti Departs Nigeria

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Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, has left Nigeria for Switzerland where he will be commencing a summer tour in Europe. This comes the same day he regained his freedom from the custody of the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State command following his arrest and detention for allegedly assaulting a policeman. It was learnt that Seun left Lagos for Zurich for a summer tour and that his fans there were already awaiting his arrival for a show on Thursday. It was earlier reported last weekend that Kuti was unable to attend his concert in Majorca Island, Spain, due to his detention by the police who were desperate to find incriminating evidence on him. A source said on Wednesday night that Kuti left for “Switzerland on Air France with his band members at 11 pm Nigerian time”. “Kuti has flown out to Switzerland tonight to commence his summer tour in Europe. He’s already missed a lot of shows. His fans in Zurich are eagerly awaiting him tomorrow night,” the source added. Recall that Seun Kuti’s trial

31-year-old Rapper, Fetty Wap Lands In Prison For Drug-trafficking Scheme

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American rapper, Fetty Wap has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in a large-scale drug trafficking scheme that saw narcotics shipped from the West Coast and sold in New Jersey and Long Island.   The 31-year-old rapper, whose real name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, was sentenced in federal court in Central Islip, New York, for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.   Maxwell, who is from Paterson, New Jersey, was initially arrested in October 2021 on charges that he allegedly participated in a drug smuggling conspiracy involving heroin, fentanyl and other drugs.    He pleaded guilty in August to a top charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess controlled substances pertaining to cocaine. The charge carried a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison.   The rapper, best known for his 2015 hit “Trap Queen,” apologized in the courtroom. “I hurt my community, people who look up to me, my family, and myself," he said. "I am truly sorry for any pain I caused.

Afrobeat Singer, Seun Kuti Back In Court

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Embattled Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, arrived the Yaba Magistrate court this morning for the continuation of his trial over his assault on a police officer.    He arrived at the court in the company of his wife, Yetunde, older brother Femi Kuti and others. His lead counsel, Femi Falana is also in court.   The trial of the musician was adjourned to Wednesday, May 24, 2023 after the court failed to sit on the matter on Tuesday due to the absence of the judge.

Singer Seun Kuti regains freedom

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  Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti has been released on Tuesday night on bail, from the detention of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos. The development was confirmed by his attorney, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika, SAN, in a telephone interview on Tuesday night. “Yes, Ṣeun Kuti was released minutes ago,” he said.

Davido: Why I left my Family's $60m house to sleep in friend's studio

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Afrobeat star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has spoken about how he ran away from his family’s 60-million-dollar house to sleep in a friend’s studio because of his passion for music. Davido disclosed this in an interview on REAL 92.3 FM which went viral on Tuesday. The singer has been trending on social media platforms in the last 24 hours following some of the disclosures he made during the interview monitored by VOICE AIR MEDIA. The ‘Feel’ crooner said that people once attributed his successful music career to the wealth of his dad. He said: “What was difficult for me was coming out from a wealthy background because people say his dad is in money, but they later agree that the boy is actually good after several records. “People love the grass to grace and was down but now I’m up story, but I was never really been down bad. “We had a $60 million house in Nigeria that I ran away from and was sleeping in my friend’s studio because I know they won’t let me out again once I g

Ray Stevenson, Actor in 'Thor,' 'RRR', 'Ahsoka' is dead

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British actor, Ray Stevenson, best known for starring roles in “Punisher: War Zone” and the “Rome” television show, has died at the age of 58.   Stevenson died on Sunday May 21, four days before his 59th birthday, his publicist confirmed in a statement. A cause of death has not been given.   The Italian newspaper La Repubblica reported he had been hospitalized on the island of Ischia while in production on the film Cassino on Ischia, directed by Frank Ciota.   The Peter Mayhew Foundation, set up by the actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, tweeted: “We are sad to hear of the passing of Ray Stevenson.   “You may recognize Ray as Baylon Skoll from the upcoming Ahsoka show on Disney+. You may also remember his work as the voice of mandalorian super commando Gar Saxon in The Clone Wars. Our sincerest condolences to his family.”     Born on May 25, 1964, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, Stevenson began his screen career in the early 1990s, appearing in European TV series and telef

Nigerian Idol: Meet Season 8 Top 10 Contestants - Full List

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THE theatre week of Nigerian Idol Season 8 is over, and we now have the top 10 for the season. Consisting of five males and five females, here are the season’s 10 best performers as selected by the judges: 1. Savvy Henry:  After failing to make it into the live show in season 7, Savvy put in a good performance of Davido’s track, “Para”, to claim the first slot in the last 10 for season 8. A good reward for not giving up on his dream.    2. Constance:  The 17-year-old is the youngest contestant of the season, and she grabbed the second slot in the top 10 with an amazing performance of “Positions” by Ariana Grande. Asked if she was ready for the pressure of the live show, Constance said “Yes!”.   3. Precious Mac:  Music runs in the Mac family, and Precious held up the family name, as she pleased the judges with her brilliant performance of “Ayo” by Simi.  According to her vocal coach, Precious is so good with the notes and vocals and the audience should watch out for her on the live show

“I don’t drink nor smoke” – Small Doctor opens up

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Popular Nigerian singer, Temitope Adekunle popularly known as Small Doctor, has declared that he does not smoke any substance or consume alcohol. He revealed this during an interview with Beat FM in Lagos, noting that he had never indulged in those vices before becoming famous. The singer revealed that he doesn’t womanize either, shocking the interviewers. He said; “I don’t drink, I don’t smoke…I don’t womanize. I don’t have a vice. Trust me. No cap. I have been like this since like a decade ago, trust me. Even before I got Visa to any other country.”

Davido’s second daughter, Hailey reveals dream ambition

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Hailey Adeleke, the second daughter of popular Nigerian singer, Davido, has caused a buzz on social media after she revealed her future ambition. The six-year-old, who recently graduated to a higher class, stated during her graduation ceremony that she wants to be a basketballer in the future. Speaking in an adorable video making rounds online, Hailey, who was spotted in a graduation gown, said she wants to become a basketballer when she grows up. “My name is Hailey Adeleke.. and when I grow up, I want to be a basketballer”, she said in the presence of her fellow classmates, teachers and parents. Hailey’s ambition has sparked a flurry of reactions on social media, as netizens share their thoughts on her dream to become a basketball player. @deagram wrote, “Davido will soon send her to basketball academy. Money makes things better.” @kinky_vee wrote, “Awwwn.. but if na poor man pikin now she will scream I want to be a medical doctor or an engineer😂😂 na them dey dey ambitious pass from

“I took bank loan to make song with Davido” – Spyro opens up

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Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Oludipe Oluwasanmi David, better known as Spyro has disclosed that he obtained a bank loan to finance his song with Mayorkun and Davido. The rising artiste featured Omo Baba Olowo and Mayorkun on a single titled ‘Funke’ in 2018, but the commercial success of the song was short-lived. Spyro said in a recent interview with Cool FM that he struggled for three years to pay back the debt. The “Who’s Your Guy” crooner said that the collaboration propelled him into the public eye, but fell off after the song lost the initial momentum. Spyro said; “When I dropped ‘Funke’ and the song popped. I had David [Davido], I had Mayorkun on the song. And after dropping ‘Funke’ and my career still went down, I’m like, ‘Oh! Am I ever gonna rise again?’ I popped but I just came down because there was no structure. There was nothing. I took a loan from the bank to finance that particular record while I was still signed to Upfront & Personal. When that period passed, I now ha

Over 20years, Singer Davido reveals his best decision ever made

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Nigerian superstar singer, Davido has disclosed some of the reasons he married his wife, Chioma. Speaking during an interview with The Beat Atlanta, the singer who was asked “What is the key to happiness in finding your partner” revealed that it was being with someone you are comfortable with. According to him, he and Chioma grew up together because he met her while he was still in his first year of college and they were very comfortable with each other. Davido claimed that Chioma had become a part of him and advised others to choose a compatible spouse since he and his wife were a match made in heaven. Davido said that he has known Chioma for close to 20 years and that she is an excellent cook. She was the best decision he had ever made, he said in his conclusion. Just recently, Davido penned a heartfelt note to his wife, Chioma, as he finally released his highly anticipated album, ‘Timeless.’ Following a long musical hiatus, the 30 BG boss returned to the music scene with this master

'Anikulapo' wins big, here's the Full List of Winners – AMVCA 9

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Best Actor in a Drama – (Movie/TV Series) Tobi Bakre – Brotherhood Best Actress in a Drama – (Movie/TV Series) Osas Ighodaro – Man of God Best Supporting Actor (Movie/TV Series) Abdisattar Ahmed – Gacal Best Supporting Actress (Movie/TV Series) Efe Irele – Four Four Forty Four Best Short Film Adeoye Adetunji – Pa Aromire Best Online Social Content Creator Elozonam, Kie Kie – Back From The Future Best Original Telenovela Mpali Best Unscripted Original King Bugar Best Original Comedy Series Njoro Wa Uba Best Original Drama Series Ricordi Best Art Director Wale Adeleke – King Of Thieves (Agesinkole) Best Costume Designer (Movie/TV Series) Adeola Art-Alade – The Real Housewives of Lagos (Reunion Episode) Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series) Mathew Yusuf – Brotherhood Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV Series) Holmes Awa & Daniel Tom – Crime & Justice Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series) Anu Afolayan – Anikulapo Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series) Kent Edunjobi – Anikulapo Best Makeup (

Davido: “I now charge $100k for a feature”

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Nigerian singer and music executive, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has announced his rate for featuring on songs by international artistes. The ‘Timeless’ crooner made this announcement during a recent interview on the Bootleg Kev show, while responding to a question about his charges. “I had to pray to God for strength” – Hilda Baci reveals toughest moment during her cooking marathon Singer Davido announces  Davido said he now charges $100,000 (about N46 million) to feature on a song by a foreign musician, as well as a music video. According to him, he previously used to feature in international songs for free, but that has changed and he now charges a fee. He also mentioned that he involves his lawyer in the process. In other news, Davido has reportedly moved out of his luxury house in Banana Island, Lagos State. It’s gathered that the singer moved out of the mansion, which he acquired in 2022, following the tragic death of his son, Ifeanyi, and has now put it up for rent

Singer Mercy Chinwo's husband Uzochikwa bags doctorate degree

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Popular Nigerian gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo, has taken to social media to excitedly celebrate her husband, Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa, as he receives an honorary doctorate degree. Pastor Blessed, who is the lead pastor of the Water Brook Church in Lagos, was presented with an honorary doctorate degree in Technology Leadership and Innovation from Myles Leadership University. Elated by her husband’s recent accomplishment, Mercy Chinwo took to her Instagram page to congratulate and shower him with sweet words. She reshared her husband’s post and wrote, “Congratulations to you my Gee. Aka Doctor Blessed Uzochikwa Aka Doctor SWEET.” Pastor Blessed, on his part, shared a photo of himself wearing his doctorate graduation gown as he posed with his certificate and expressed excitement at receiving the degree. He wrote, “Ph.D IN TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION I, DR. BLESSED UZOCHIKWA, am thrilled and humbled to announce that I have received an honorary doctorate degree from Myles Leadersh

Gift: Popular Actress, Favour Oma bags two luxury mansions

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Massive congratulations are in order for Nollywood actress, Favour Oma, as she splurges millions on not just one, but two luxury mansions for her birthday. The thespian and film-maker, who turned a new age on Tuesday, May 16, took to her Instagram page to show off her two houses. She shared photos of the two opulent mansions on her social media page, and congratulated herself on the acquisition of her new homes. “Congratulations to ME as I gift myself double MANSION on my precious day💃To God alone be all the glory! 🙏” she captioned it. This grand gesture has sparked awe and admiration within the entertainment industry, with many sharing their thoughts about it.

Skit maker, Lord Lamba splashes new Lamborghini to his garage

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Nigerian skit maker and comedian, Promise Kelvin Anagbogu, popularly known as Lord Lamba, has added a brand new Lamborghini to his garage. The content creator, who also doubles as an influencer, took to his Instastory to show off his latest acquisition on Tuesday, May 16. He shared a video of his luxurious new whip worth millions of Naira, which was still adorned with its protective nylon covering. In the clip, the excited Lamborghini owner entered the car to have a feel of his new machine. “Lamba in a Lambo”, he captioned it. In 2022, Lord Lamba splurged millions of Naira on a brand new Mercedes Benz. The content creator who boasts of three Benzes already, added another one to his collection recently as seen in a post shared by his colleague in the comedy industry, Zfancy. Zfancy posted a video of Lord Lamba cruising in the expensive machine and congratulated him on his new ride, while jokingly advising him against buying another one. “Congratulations for the 4th time bro, After this

Why I was almost arrested in Saint Lucia – Singer, Joeboy opens up

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Nigerian artiste, Joseph Akinfenwa Donus, popularly known as Joeboy, has revealed he was almost arrested and stopped from performing in Saint Lucia. The ‘Alcohol’ crooner was billed to perform at an event in the Caribbean island nation, but his performance was cancelled midway into the show. Taking to his Instastory on Sunday, May 14, Joeboy explained that he was prevented from performing because his disc jockey used vulgar language. The 25-year-old said he and his team were not informed about the existence of such a law in the country. He wrote: I travelled over 40 hours to be with you guys and I was super excited to be performing here for first time in St Lucia. I couldn’t perform today due to issues from the organisers. I tried my best to give you the best performance today, but my set was cut off, and my DJ taken off stage. “My DJ was taken off stage because he said, ‘Make some f*cking noise’. We were not given any memo that we couldn’t use any curse word on stage.” He added that t

I am pregnant for – Bobrisky makes a shocking revelation

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Popular Nigerian cross-dresser Okuneye Idris Olanrewaju, aka Bobrisky, has left many in shock with his recent revelation that he might be “pregnant.” He disclosed this via his Facebook page recently. He said he was having symptoms of pregnancy. Sharing a video of himself enjoying a meal, Bobrisky wrote: “From the look of things, I think I’m pregnant for my boyfriend.” His claim elicited mixed reactions, with many congratulating him while others were sceptical and questioned the authenticity of her claims. Recalled that Bobrisky last month revealed the identity of his “boyfriend.” He identified his lover as Ade, saying he is an elderly man who lives on Banana Island, Lagos.

Embattled Actor, Baba Ijesha's Father is dead

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Embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka aka Baba Ijesha, has lost his father, James Omiyinka, aged 95. Baba Ijesha's colleague, Yomi Fabiyi, announced this on his Instagram page late Saturday, May 13, 2023.. Sharing a photo of the deceased, Baba Ijesha wrote, "Accept my condolences BABA IJESHA on the death of your father. May the spirit of your father never depart you, he will fight for you someday. Baba lived a good life." Consoling his colleague, Fabiyi added, "We will continue to pray with you and hope someday the integrity of the judiciary will be restored in this matter. Take heart, senior man." The Ikeja Special Offences Court had in July 2022 sentenced Baba Ijesha to 16 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor.

IGP Orders Immediate Arrest Of Musician, Seun Kuti for hitting officer

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THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command to arrest Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, who was captured on video assaulting a police officer in uniform. A statement released by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, says the IGP has equally ordered a speedy and full investigation into the remote and immediate cause(s) of the assault and prosecution of the suspect accordingly. ‘’IGP Usman Alkali Baba assures Nigerians that acts of contempt/disdain for symbols of authority will not be tolerated while offenders of such hideous crimes will be surely brought to book.” the statement read in part.

Award-winning Actor, Saint Obi Passes Away

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Popular Nollywood actor, Obinna Nwafor, popularly known as Saint Obi is dead. The actor was said to have died on Sunday, last week, May 7th in the home of one of his siblings. According to reports, the disagreement between his siblings is the reason why his death took almost a week to be made official. Saint Obi is aged 57 years. It was gathered that the actor, who he had seen a couple of times and recognized as Saint Obi, had died on Sunday and that the following day, his body was taken to the morgue at JUTH. This was after a visit to 13 Metropolitan Street in Tudun Wada, Jos where the sister lives. Saint Obi is said to have recently relocated to his sister’s home in Jos, the capital of the Plateau State, and has frequently been spotted being transported to the hospital. The fact that Mr. Obi was frequently spotted in the hospital was also confirmed by a source at JUTH.

Nollywood Mourns Again As Popular Actor, Sikiru Passes Away

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Veteran Yoruba actor, Mukaila Adedigba “Sikiru Adeshina” is dead. Famous Nollywood actor and movie director, Kunle Iyiola Afod, announced the sad news via his Instagram page on Saturday. He said the veteran thespian died in the early hours of Saturday, May 13, 2023. He described the deceased as a library with “so much Yoruba knowledge and a lover of God.” Afod prayed God to grant the soul of the deceased eternal rest. Fans and colleagues thronged to the comment section with tributes to the late veteran actor.

'So Pathetic’ – Singer Falz Replies Critics Who Criticized Him for Doing Surgery In Abroad Instead Of Nigeria

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Singer Falz has fired back at Governor Nasir El-Rufai's son, Bashir El-Rufai and others who criticized him for undergoing a knee surgery in UK instead of Nigeria.    Bashir and some supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress had accused Falz of hypocrisy for allegedly doing what he criticizes Nigerian leaders of doing.    Reacting to this, Falz said they are being audacious with stupidity, adding that they are so desperate for “ammunition” which is why they are latching on to his knee surgery gist.    The singer also retweeted a follower's tweet accusing Bashir's father and others of failing to build good hospitals that'll cater for the health needs of citizens. 

“Drop out!” – Film director, TG Omori gives savage response to fan who pleaded for school fee

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Nigerian music video director, ThankGod Omori Jesam, popularly known as TG Omori, gave a savage response to a fan who reached out to him to request financial assistance to pay his school fees. The young man, who goes by the handle @teeboss23, took to Twitter to plead with TG Omori to support him financially because he is struggling in school. “Jesusss!!!🥹🥹🥹, young idan dey school my idolo, Any thing my idolooooo🛐,” the follower wrote. In response, the film director, who has worked with many famous singers such as Kizz Daniel and Asake, asked to know the cost of his school fee to which the tweep said he pays N850k per year. “Drop account, how much be idan school fees this year,” he wrote. The follower replied, “Idan nah 850k o.” TG Omori was taken aback by the amount and bluntly advised the follower to drop out of school. He, however, felt pity for the follower and made a U-turn on his earlier statement. He sent N200k to the follower and advised him to stay in school. A while back,

Burna Boy Faces Backlash For Snubbing ‘Nigerian Journalist' At Met Gala

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Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has been called out for allegedly snubbing the ‘only Nigerian correspondent’ at the Met Gala recently. Recall that the self-styled ‘Odogwu’ made his debut appearance at the glamourous fashion event held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Monday night, May 1. After the Gala, a journalist from Arise TV news named Kachi accused him of snubbing her, which she interpreted as an insult not just to herself, but to Nigeria as a whole. A video of the moment Burna Boy allegedly ignored her has been shared on social media, and it seemingly tells a different story. In the video, the “Last Last’ crooner can be seen climbing the stairs in his bespoke Burberry outfit when Kachi started calling “Odogwu” to catch his attention. He advanced to the media booth and granted a brief interview to another journalist. Despite Kachi’s repeated requests for an interview, Burna Boy left the scene, but looked back and politely told her that he needed to leave. This did

"I need your prayers" - Singer Falz Undergoes Knee Surgery

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Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, professionally known as Falz, underwent knee surgery in the United Kingdom (UK). The singer disclosed this in a video via his Instagram page on Wednesday evening. According to him, he sustained an injury on his knee while playing football in November 2022. A few days afterwards, a medical report confirmed that there was a tear in his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and he needed surgery for a balanced knee. The video posted by the singer revealed different sections leading to the completion of the surgery. The first section revealed how he flew to the UK on May 2, 2023 to undergo the surgery. This was shortly followed by a preoperative stage. Here he shared videos of him in the hospital and also gave a detailed explanation of how he sustained the injury and how the surgery went. Falz has been trending since he released, Mr Yakubu, a critical piece of the 2023 elections.

Yomi Fabiyi calls for the arrest of comedian, Princess, pens open letter to Lagos Govt Over Baba Ijesha

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Nollywood Actor, Yomi Fabiyi, has written a letter addressed to Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu calling for the immediate arrest of popular comedian, Damilola Adekoya professionally known as Princess. Recall that Princess made headlines in 2021 by alleging that her colleague, Olanrewaju James popularly known as Baba Ijesha, had violated her 14-year-old foster daughter. Baba Ijesha was detained, charged, and given a five-year jail term. Sharing a post on his Instagram page this afternoon, Fabiyi revealed that the sperm discovered in the private area of Princess’s foster daughter does not belong to Baba Ijesha. According to him, the foster child said that she had many sexual encounters with one Damola Adekola.  He claims that the aforementioned Adekola was detained and confessed voluntarily to having intercourse with the victim. He claimed that after he had been cleared of all charges, the aforementioned Adekola may have continued his conduct on the girl. Fabiyi alleged that Pri

"E go choke", Davido takes 'Timeless Concert' to Osun

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Davido is set to take his 'Timeless' concert to another state in Nigeria, and fans are super excited about where it would be. Aside from the Netflix series announcement, superstar and the head of Davido Music Worldwide, Davido, has shared another exciting piece of news with fans as the multiple award-winning singer and performer has hinted that another 'Timeless' concert would be happening in Nigeria but in another state aside from Lagos. The singer took to his social media platform to share a post that hinted that the 'Timeless' concert might just be happening in Osun State in 2023.   The singer had asked his uncle Governor Ademola Adeleke who is the current governor of the state, if this could happen. Governor Ademola Adeleke hinted that this can be done in the state. Davido and his uncle's posts on Twitter about the 'Timeless' concert in Osun State.

DJ Cuppy: Having money helps. Don’t let anyone lie to you

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Nigerian disc jockey and singer, DJ Cuppy, has opined that having money helps make life easier. The billionaire’s daughter, who is currently on vacation in the Maldives, took to her social media page to share this. According to her, she enjoys traveling because it involves taking time to rest which was essential. She stated that traveling reminded her how important it was to take care of one’s self and contrary to popular belief, having money helps to feel relaxed. “Travel reminds me how important self-love is. Taking time for rest is essential, and there’s nothing like the feeling of being surrounded by inspiration” “In short….having money helps for sure. Don’t let anyone lie to you,” she wrote. This comes after the disc jockey in an interview with Brunch with Amel, revealed that she got engaged to Ryan just two days after they met for the first time ever. She noted that the engagement was fast, so they didn’t know much about each other until after they got engaged. “I got engaged in

Actress Joke Silva: Why movies can never be shot in my house

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Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has stated the reason why she would never allow a movie to be filmed in her home. She revealed this during “The Roundtable Lekki,” a conference for youth development. The actress claims that making movies involves a lot of people, many of whom she wouldn’t want in her personal space. Joke Silva underlined the value of Nollywood having studios and sound stages that would give appropriate settings for filmmaking. In her words; “We shoot in apartments these days. But, I won’t allow movies to be shot in my home; it won’t happen. I know the number of people that are brought into a shoot. There may be two people in a scene, but to shoot it, there will probably be about 20 people there. That means 20 people will put their hands on my wall, block the loo, and do other things. We need to build our studios and sound stages, just like American filmmaker, Tyler Perry, has done. He built one of the biggest sound stages in the world. The thing with sound stages

Afrobeats Young Master Rema Enters Guinness World Records With 'Calm Down'

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Nigerian singer and rapper, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has entered into the Guinness World Book of Records. The Benin-born music star achieved the feat with his global hit song 'Calm Down' which made history as the First No.1 Hit on The Official MENA Chart (the world's first regional streaming chart). Guinness World Record recognised the singer for achieving the historic feat in a statement on its website recently. According to the statement, Rema was being recognised for securing the first number 1 hit on the world's first regional streaming chart and first-ever official chart in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Rema's 'Calm Down' debuted at No. 1 when the MENA Chart was launched by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) on November 29, 2022. The song topped the chart for over two months. He now joins Femi Kuti and Wizkid as Nigerian musicians with World Guinness records.

Davido Calls Out Chioma's Twitter account's Impersonator

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Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, otherwise known as Davido, has called out a fake Twitter page impersonating his wife, Chioma. Taking to his official Twitter handle on Tuesday, the 30BG boss revealed that his wife, Chioma, has no Twitter account. “Chioma has no Twitter 🙏🏾⏳❤️”, he tweeted. Talent manager Ubi Franklin also issued a disclaimer, warning social media users to disregard tweets from the fake page. He explained that the Twitter page has a similar username to Chioma’s Instagram page, but it is fake and only impersonating her. “This page is impersonating Chef Chi. Kindly disregard any tweet from this Twitter handle. Thank you.” he wrote.