Archive for April, 2023

“It’s a forever thing I assure you” – Davido promise wife Chioma as she turns a year older

Sunday, April 30th, 2023

Nigeria Afrobeat singer Davido has taken to his Instagram handle to pledge his love to his wife, Chioma, as she celebrates her 30th Birthday.


The Singer shared via his Instagram page this morning, where he describe Chioma as his “right hand” and “go to” person. He stated that her love is timeless and assured her that what they share  is a “forever thing.

Davido wrote: “Today I just want to celebrate my right hand! My go to! Happy birthday baby @thechefchi! God bless you. Your love is timeless. It’s a forever thing I ASSURE YOU! ”

Five persons die in Bayelsa road accident

Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Five persons have lost their lives in a fatal vehicle collision in Bayelsa state.

The incident occurred on Friday along Tombia-Amassoma Road in Bayelsa state, where two vehicles had a head-on collision.

According to a witness, The collision involved a black Toyota SUV vehicle with registration number RGM 38 HM and Mazda 323F car with Registration number NEM 456 PG.

The accident claimed the lives of the Mazda driver and four passengers.

Spokesman for Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the accident and promised to bring the SUV driver to book.


Butswat said in his statement, ” Four passengers and the driver of the Mazda car died on the spot.

“A female passager was rescued and hospitalized at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri.

“Copses of the victims were deposited at the same hospital for autopsy.

“Investigation is on going to arrest the driver of the SUV car and to ascertain the cause of the fatal car crash.”

DJ chicken’s health deteriorate following breathing complication

Friday, April 28th, 2023

Nigeria controversial disc jockey, DJ Chicken admits himself in a hospital due to difficulty in breathing and chest pain.

This comes weeks after the controversial DJ was beaten black and blue by a real estate mogul, Abu Abel supporters.

However, the entertainer had since proven to be medically fit afterward the bully which resulted in his arm breaking.

The entertainer in a recent live session revealed a deteriorating health status complaining about his chest and struggling to breathe on a hospital bed.

Reacting to the video post,

Davidlife_______ wrote:  “It’s crazy how you guys are making jokes over this video when he could actually be dying … Let’s put Humanity first please 🙌”

Iam_vybah wrote: “I was expecting him to say..Eyin fans mi.. Mo tife ku key 🤦🤲.. #pray for chicken

Kuro_agboworin wrote: ” Aje this guy won use scope colect another money ni …wahala Abu abule go press another one 🤣🤣🤣”

Rizzy_dnd wrote: “wetin dy do your chest and you still dey shout …Ofe ni hear attack abi??😂😂”



Three killed ,policeman sustain injury as cultists clash in Ogun

Friday, April 28th, 2023

Three persons have been reported killed while a policeman was shot during cultists clash in Ogun state.

The incident occurred at night on April 26 in Agbowa and other areas in Sagamu LGA of Ogun state.

According to a source, sound of gunshots rented the air during the clash, forcing residents to scurry for safety.

Police spokesperson SP, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said a policeman sustained an injury during the cause and has been rushed to hospital for proper treatment.

“it happened last night and spread to the early morning of Thursday.We have arrested about seven suspects. A policemen was injured. But, we have succeeded in arresting seven among them. And we are trailing the others,” Oyeyemi started.

“The policemen was injured .They shot him and we extracted some pellets of cartridges from his body. He his in a stable condition .He is still on admission.”

However from a Facebook post, a user identify as Ogundipe Kazeem Olalekan said three persons were killed in the cult clash.

Popular Lagos spare parts dealer arraigned for sexual harassment after victim filmed her ordeal

Thursday, April 27th, 2023

Eddy Ebube popularly known as Bebex has been arraigned by the Lagos State police command following allegations of sexual harassment.

The businessman who deals in selling of spear parts in Ladipo market mushin was arraigned at the Samuel Ilori Court House in Ogba.


Bebex was arrested and detained following “sexual assault and harassment” of a nursing mother.

The lady gave an account of the scenario of the assault and harassment.

The nursing mother said on the day of the incident she left her baby with someone and stepped out to get food to break the Muslim fast.


She said  Bebex, alongside others, unmannerly called her. when she refused to give her attention, she was harassed and threatened.

The victim reported the matter at Olosan police station , and she was bullied by the defendant and the police officers , forcing her to make a video to resile.

A Twitter user identified as Aare -Ayodeji made several posts on the harassment .


However, Aara -Ayodeji and other Twitter users’ insistence that justice is served as regards the matter drew the attention of the commissioner of police, Idowu Owohunwa.

Activists and others on Tuesday, April 26, at a meeting with the lady’s family member, the CP vowed to get justice for the nursing mother.

Owohunwa immediately ordered the removal of DPO Olosan, Bebex ‘s arraignment, and asked the police Gender department to take over the case.


The CP also directed the of probe officers that forced the lady to make a video to resile her statement.







Why new Alaafin,Soun’s emergence is delayed- Governor Makinde state reason

Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde, made known in his statement on Tuesday the delay in the emergence of the new Aalafin of Oyo and Soun of Ogbomosoland.

Makinde stated is to allow due process in the selection of candidates for the throne, for past mistakes not to reoccur.

The bona fide Governor, serving his second term made this known on Tuesday in Ibadan while swearing in the new Chief Judge of the state, Justice Iyabo Yerima.

According to him, he had already communicated and informed the kingmakers in the two towns that institutional framework should be duly followed in the selection of new traditional rulers.

He said once due process is followed, things will work out well and more efficiently.

“We have gone through a situation where a king was removed by the judiciary in the state after he had been on the throne for over 22 years.

“And I said to myself, not under my watch are we going to repeat the same mistake. I will rather delay and have due process followed.

“Then, if anybody decides to go to court after the emergence of the new traditional rulers, such exercise might be a nullity.

“I believe this is what we need in Nigeria right now-  strong institutions.

“But we also need people to build them -people with experience, capacity, and people with strong conviction to do what is right.

“That is why the appointment of people like Justice Iyabo Yerima is important because she has experience in leadership,” the Oyo governor said.

He hinted that his administration had taken necessary steps to ensure that the judiciary in the state works effectively.

Also states further the swearing-in of Justice Yerima as the substantive chief judge of Oyo State was in accordance with Section 271 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, as amended.


Makinde also assure his government would try its best to provide resources as they were available, while Justice Yerima in her remarks pledges to catapult the judiciary system in the state to the peak level.


Why my dad and I argue about my excessive money spending lifestyle- Davido

Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

David Adeleke popularly known by his stage name Davido at the Forbes Under 30 summit in Botswana, spoke about how his billionaire father Adedeji Adeleke has influenced his musical career positively.

The Afrobeats superstar acknowledged that he and his father often disagree about his spending habits.

Davido claimed that his father’s advice on savings and investment is a direct opposite to his.

He proceeded that his father preferred to see him limit his consumption of material goods.

The “Unavailable” singer admits that even though show business is different from other businesses, it is still a business.

His father, on the other hand, disproves seeing him on a materialistic rampage. He said:

“It’s still business. sometimes we get into a lot of arguments. You know, showbiz is different from a normal person’s life that is just doing business.

“Like for example, I might be in Italy and maybe he sees a caption ‘Oh Davido buys this $300,000 watch’ He will be like ‘why are you wasting money like that ‘? I will be like, Dad you won’t understand. We are using it to inspire people. But all in all, it is still business.


“He still calls me to make sure that I save here, invest there. For example, I wanted to rent a penthouse. He advised me, ‘You are wasting money by spending on that (rent). Buy it and use it when you are around. Little advice here and there.

“It took a while for him to my (sic) music. But now he has fully accepted it.”









One killed, police officers recover baby used diapers from Lagos crash

Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

A crash involving three vehicles claimed the life of a man around Mosalasi Roundabout inward the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos state.

The accident consisting of a Mazda commercial bus, a Tricycle, and a white Camry car led to three persons sustaining varying degrees of injury which eventually claimed the life of one of the victims.

According to an eye witness, it was learnt that the driver of the white Camry car with number plate, KJA 351 HG, was driving at a top speed, and rammed into a tricycle, causing the tricycle operator to lose control and obstructing an incoming Mazda commercial bus loaded with passengers.

It was gathered that the injured victims involved in the crash were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment where one of the victims died before getting to the hospital.

The Director, Public Affairs and Enlightment Department, LASTMA, Taofiq Adebayo confirmed the incident, In his statement, He said, One of the injured victims died before getting to the hospital, adding that General Manager,  LASTMA, Bolaji Oreagba, said the accident would have been averted if the driver was not driving at top speed.

The LASTMA director statement said, ” Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority today rescued three severely injured accident victims comprising two males and one female at Mosalasi Roundabout, inward the Iyana -Ipaja area of Lagos.

“LASTMA Akanjib Wasiu ( Bravo 16), who led the rescue operations confirmed that the accident involved three vehicles, a Mazda commercial bus, FKJ 88 XH, a tricycle with number plate KJA 369 QM, and a white Camry car, KJA 351 HG, on the main carriageway at the Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a white Camry car lost control due to excessive speeding and hit a commercial tricycle from the rear while the tricycle went off balance and obstructed another incoming fully loaded Mazda commercial bus going to Iyana-Ipaja .”

Stating further, the vehicles involved in the crash were immediately removed from the road to avoid the free flow of traffic and were handed over to the Gowon Estate Divisional Police Headquarters for further investigations.

“One of the passengers inside the commercial tricycle involved in the accident was caught with more than 100 pieces of used small children ‘diapers pampers’ with a huge sum of money of different denominations was recovered and was handed over to the policemen at the scene of the accident,” he added

Oreagba, urge all motorist to ensure their vehicles are in good condition, particularly the break before hitting the road within Lagos jurisdictions.




“God is never late” – Ondo first female speaker gives birth at age 54

Monday, April 24th, 2023

Congratulatory messages pour as Mrs. Jumoke Akindele Ajulo, The first female speaker of Ondo state House of Assembly has given birth to her first child at age of 54.

Akindele, a member of the people democratic party, became speaker in 2014, leading the house for three years, and was removed in 2017.

She was in the assembly between 2011 and 2019, where she represented the Okitipupa State Constituency 1 in the Assembly.

Friends and political associates broke the good news on social media by congratulating and rejoicing with her after the long wait.

One Dolapo Adenike Olatubora Oluwaseyi wrote :

“What a good news this beautiful morning

I rejoice with you my Rt. Honorable Jumoke Akindele

The newborn is blessed! Olorun a ka kun wa!”

Segun Odidi wrote :

“what God cannot do doesn’t exist. First Female speaker of the Ondo state House of Assembly delivered a bouncing baby on Saturday. Her first fruit!! What a cheering news! I’m so happy for you big sis. Congratulations Rt. Hon Jumoke Akindele,”

Ayodele Oyedokun wrote :

“WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT, I, THE LORD, WILL MAKE IT HAPPEN. ISAIAH 60:22 I celebrate with the first female speaker in Ondo state, Rt Hon Jumoke Akindele on the bundle of joy God gifted her and her family. May the joy be permanent and be of abundant blessings.”

Ogunjobi Taofeeq wrote:

“Congratulations to Rt. Jumoke Akindele former speaker of Ondo state house of assembly. This shows that, no latecomer in life. When you are crying to Him and He didn’t respond on time, that doesn’t mean He will not answer your call, remember that many are on waiting list before you. Therefore, remain calm and be fervent with your prayers at appropriate time, He will surprise you and answered all your pending prayers. Once again, congratulations madam speaker as you welcome a new baby today, May Allah blessed and protect the baby.Ameen.”

Read well wishers comments and reactions below;

“Remove Yourself from public spaces”_ Actor Jim Iyke Savagely Clapped Back at A Troll for Body Shaming his Feet

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023

Nigerian famous actor, Jim Iyke recently came hard on a troll who made a derogatory comment about a photo the Nollywood actor shared via his Instagram page.

According to the Instagram user, the netizen took a swipe at the actor’s feet, advising him to keep them hidden from public view.

However, Jim did not let the comment slide and immediately savagely clapped back, telling the netizen to focus more on her appearance and take care of her face, which was not worth seeing.

The netizen identified as @lehlantse wrote:

“I beg do something with ur feet .. they are not for show off for now…till u do something to them..aa”

Replying, Jim Iyke responded:

“@lehlantse pls do something about your face.No eyes deserve the eyesore. I know your mirror warns u daily but people like you are in constant denial. These contorted features will never be easy on the eyes. I cringe to begin to think what the body will look like. Make peace with the fact you need to remove yourself from public spaces.”

See their exchange and photo below: