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People mocked me, my wife over childlessness for 10 years – Nollywood actor, Brown Igboegwu

Nollywood actor, Brown Igboegwu has welcomed a baby girl with his wife, Igboegwu Becky Udoka, after 10 years of marriage. The actor took to his Instagram account on Wednesday morning to express the joy he felt, also recounting how he was subjected to ridicule while waiting to have a child of his own. Igboegwu said he was mocked and was even advised to take another wife or get another woman pregnant, but he turned deaf ears to the advice and waited on God. He said: “Get another wife, time no dey, age is no longer on her side, find a girl and give am belle at least, cos time waits for no one. "Some even said, ‘Browny’ you dey try o; for how long will you wait? At least, adopt a baby first as you wait.” According to him, they also mocked his wife, saying “all these Asaba girls who know what they have done that they can’t conceive.” “They even mocked me saying “is it by buying new car” let him give birth first. “ The ones with pure intentions expressed their love for u

Night of hymns, psalms and candle light held in honor of late Ibidun Ajayi-Ighodalo (Photos)

Family, friends and colleagues of late Ibidun Ajayi-Ighodalo converged Wednesday evening to sing hymns, psalms and light candles in her honor. Ibidun, an event planner extraordinaire sadly passed away on Sunday, June 14th leaving behind her children, Zenan and Keke, and her spouse, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo. Renowned gospel artistes like Tope Alabi, Efe Nathan, Sammie Okposo, Tosin Martins, Buchi, and others rendered powerful songs at the service. An emotional moment in the service was when late Ibidun’s daughter, Zenan, also rendered a thanksgiving song at the service. Ibidun will be laid to rest on Saturday, June 20th 2020. See more photos:

22-year-old female student discovered dead inside her boyfriend’s room in Osun

A 300–level Mathematics Education female student of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State, identified as one Faderera Oloyede has been discovered dead in an apartment belonging to her boyfriend, Ayo Maliki, in Osun State. Faderera was found on Tuesday inside her boyfriend’s room at Koko, Iree, Osun State. She was said to have gone to her boyfriend’s place in company with her friend identified as one Kemisola Adewusi, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Faderera’s boyfriend, Maliki According to reports surrounding her demise, her boyfriend had prepared rice for his visitors and while eating the food, the deceased suddenly developed stomach ache and started vomiting. She, however, died shortly afterwards after efforts to save her life yielded no result. “They tried to save her life but she died after complaining of stomach ache,”  one source said. The Student Union Government President of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Kehinde Raji, who confirmed the

Lady who accused Dbanj of rape arrested by Lagos police

The police have arrested Seyitan Babatayo, who accused singer, Dapo Oyebanjo aka D’banj, of raping her at Glee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, in 2018. Seyitan’s lawyer, Ojoge, Omileye, confirmed her arrest in an interview with Premium Times on Tuesday, June 16th, in Lagos. “They arrested Seyitan this morning in Lagos. They arrested our client but somebody is already there to facilitate her release on bail,” her lawyers revealed. “This matter is coming to Abuja by tomorrow; we are petitioning. The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) is taking up the petition tomorrow. That is all I can say about it for now,” they said. Journalist, Kiki Mordi has now revealed that as of today, Seyitan is still detained in Sodipo police station, Ikeja, Lagos and hasn’t been granted access to friends, family or a lawyer. Meanwhile, Dbanj, through his lawyers, Mike Ozekhome Chambers, has asked Seyitan yo to pay N100 million as compensation for falsely accusing him of rape. In a le

My Girlfriend & I Ended Our Relationship Because Of Reno Omokri's Tweets. (screenshot)

A Nigerian man has shared screenshots of breaking up chats between him and his girlfriend after he supported Reno Omokri's tweets. He wrote: "Well after I posted Uncle Reno tweet about boyfriend and girlfriend on my status, I captioned it "I Stan with Reno". "She saw the status, got pissed off. I know she didn't agree with him." Photos:

Jude Okoye asks police to release man who issued death threats to him over Cynthia Morgan’s career saga

Following our earlier report of a man being arrested for making death threat directed towards Jude Okoye, the music Executive has told the police to release the young man who threatened to kill him over Cynthia Morgan’s career saga. In a new tweet he posted this morning, Jude Okoye asked the police to release the young man after he made statements, wrote an undertaking, and also apologized to him over the threatening messages he sent to him via DM on Instagram. He wrote: ‘UPDATE! He has made statements, written an undertaking and also apologized. I have asked that he be released.’ It should be recalled that several weeks ago, Cynthia Morgan called out her former manager, Jude Okoye for allegedly taking all she laboured for. Following her revelation, a young man who pitied Cynthia Morgan, called Jude a ‘career killer’ and threatened to eliminate him whenever he sees him in Lagos.

Tipper kills two women, injure six in Onitsha

Two persons died while six sustained varying degrees of injury in a ghastly motor accident in Upper-Iweka axis of Onitsha, Anambra state The accident, involving a 911 Tipper, is coming barely one week no fewer than six persons died and six injured in a similar crash in the area. The Nation gathered the tipper driver lost control following brake failure and rammed into a motor park, leaving about eight persons with varying degrees of injury. Confirming the incident, the Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, said the corpses have been deposited at the mortuary for postmortem Examination, while the tipper driver was arrested. He said: “On the 16/6/2020 at about 6:23pm a 911 Tipper with Registration XA445NSK driven by one Okafor Patrick Ndubuisi ‘m’ aged 55 years of Ogbauru Street, Okpoko lost control while in motion along Enugu/Onitsha Expressway by old defunct NITEL Onitsha and crashed into PN Emerah park As a result, eight persons sustained varying degree of injury. “Police o

Man tortures 18-month-old son with burning cigarettes in Osun

A 32-year-old driver Mayowa Adeyemo has been remanded in Ilesha Correctional Centre, for reportedly torturing his 18-month-old son with burning cigarettes. The suspect who was arraigned in court sitting in Osun State on Tuesday June 16 on two counts bothering on assault and exploitation, was accused of beating the child with a stick and burning him with a cigarette by the Police prosecutor Abiodun Fagboyinbo. The suspect pleaded not guilty to the charges. “I have five children from five different mothers. Several pastors I consulted told me that my mother was the one bewitching me. I am a taxi driver but things have not been fine for me. The son I assaulted with sticks is the son that my fourth wife bore for me. “When his mother got pregnant, we got separated due to the insistence of her family that she should not marry me.” Chief Magistrate Modupe Awodele adjourned the case to July 14, after remanding Adeyemo in Ilesha Correctional Centre.

Cybercrime: US sanctions, charges 6 Nigerians for defrauding $6 million from Americans online

The Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) in a coordinated action with the U.S. Department of Justice, on Tuesday announced it had taken action against six Nigerian nationals for allegedly conducting an elaborate scheme to steal over six million dollars from vulnerable victims across the United States. The individuals designated by the State Department, targeted U.S. businesses and individuals through deceptive global threats known as business email compromise (BEC) and romance fraud. According to the State Department, American citizens lost over $6,000,000 due to these individuals’ BEC fraud schemes, in which they impersonated business executives and requested and received wire transfers from legitimate business accounts. The department listed the accused as Richard Uzuh, Michael Olorunyomi, Alex Ogunshakin, Felix Okpoh, Nnamdi Benson, and Abiola Kayode. According to the press release, money was also stolen from innocent Americans by romance frau