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Actors Guild of Nigeria replies actress Lala Akindoju who blasted its leaders for visiting new mum, Regina Daniels

The Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN, have replied actress Kemi Akindoju, who earlier today blasted the leadership of the association after they paid a visit to actress, Regina Daniels, and her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko to congratulate them on their new born. In a statement released this night, Monalisa Chinda Coker, the Director of Communications of the AGN, said ordinarily the organization would not dignify Lala's ''repugnant and uninformed comment'' but it is compelled to explain the reason the some members visited Regina and her husband. Read the statement below ''Our attention has been drawn to an unsavoury statement by An Actress though not an AGN Member. Kemi Lala Akindoju on social media about the visit of the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria to Mrs Regina Daniel Nwoko, one of our members who recently gave birth to a baby. Ordinarily, the AGN would not dignify such repugnant, uninformed comment with any response. In this case howev

Hushpuppi: Protesters storm US Embassy, demand arrest of Atiku and Dino Melaye (photos)

Some protesters on Monday July 6 stormed the US embassy in Abuja, demanding the arrest of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Timi Frank, Dino Melaye and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains, and an investigation of their link to arrested suspected Nigerian fraudster,  Raymond Abbas Igbalode a.k.a Hushpuppi. The protesters said to be members of Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF) held up placards which read “Say No to fraud, Interpol act now”, Interpol act and arrest Dino Melaye”, “Show me your friend and I will tell you who you are”, “FBI should investigate Atiku Abubakar." They also submitted a letter to the US Ambassador and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, demanding for a probe of Hushpuppi’s political allies in the PDP. They insisted that Atiku Abubakar’s frequent trips to Dubai prior to 2019 presidential elections may not be unconnected to Hushpuppi. According to them, some PDP memebers might have helped Hushpuppi launder proceeds of crime.

Mother, 33, arrested after she was caught burying her foetus in Kaduna

A 33-year-old woman and her elder sister have been arrested after they connived to bury her baby alive in Kaduna. The woman, simply identified as Hauwa, reportedly had her fetus removed and buried it in a shallow grave with the help of her 35-year-old elder sister Zainab. According to reports, the two sisters checked in to People’s Club Hotel in Tundun Wada, Kaduna State, and paid accommodation fee of N2,000 just to execute their plan. As they were digging a spot to bury the baby, someone sighted them. When they were done, they covered it with a stone. The eye witness who saw them alerted the hotel management and they went to check what they buried there. While digging, they saw blood and decided to invite the police who came and arrested the two sisters. Details of how the foetus was removed by the two sisters is still sketchy.

Hushpuppi's prison details revealed in the Bureau of Prisons website

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) website allows the public to check prisoner's details and Nigerians have gone on the site to search out Hushpuppi's details.  Recall that Hushpuppi, whose birth name is Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, was extradited to the US after he was arrested in Dubai for fraud. His registration number in the US prison system was made public, allowing people search for him in the BOP's website.  His details on the website shows his name, age, race and the location where he's being held. As for his release, date, it states "Unknown". The US Department of Justice said in a statement that Hushpuppi could get a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison if convicted.

Policewoman shoots her husband for not picking her calls and giving their house help money without consulting her

A Kenyan policewoman identified as "APC Maureen" is currently on the run after shooting her husband twice with an AK-47 rifle at Dago Area in Nyalenda, Kisumu following a domestic issue. The  Administration Police officer who is based in Kisumu East Sub County, allegedly shot her husband for giving their house help Ksh50 for lunch without consulting her and also not picking her calls. A police report which confirmed that the policewoman's husband who is also a clinical officer at Milimani Hospital in Kisumu sustained injuries on the right side of the head just above the ear, revealed that the incident occurred while he was watching television. The police report read; "She stood at the door while armed with an AK-47 rifle. She told him she is going to kill him and herself then cocked the gun, shot at him twice injuring him on the right side of the head just above the ear. “She then disappeared to an unknown place after returning the firearm to her fellow c

Family dispel rumor that makeup artist Deborah Tushima was poisoned at her birthday party over an iPhone 11 as they explain what led to her death

Deborah Tushima, the makeup artist who allegedly slumped and died on Saturday, July 4, during her birthday celebration, did not die of poisoning, her family member has said. Deborah is currently the number one trending topic on Twitter as people express shock over her sudden death on her birthday. According to screenshots of a chat shared by a family friend, a family member said the young makeup artist simply slumped. They added that she started "fainting" recently and the one that happened at her birthday party and ultimately led to her death was the fourth time she fainted. The family member said: "Later on we discovered that she has a heart problem that makes her faint, and she has been fainting for some time but neither mum nor dad knew about that." The family member added that she died in Makurdi, where she was doing her IT, not in Jos as claimed. Chats: