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Emmanuel Kojo, first black actor in Beauty And The Beast show in UK removed from cast over allegations of inappropriate language
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Emmanuel Kojo, first black actor in Beauty And The Beast show in UK removed from cast over allegations of inappropriate language

Emmanuel Kojo, the first black actor in Beauty And The Beast in UK  has reportedly been removed from cast over allegations of inappropriate language. The 29-year-old had been playing the lead role of the Beast in the musical until last Saturday when he was suspended. According to Daily Mail, he was removed from the touring production at Liverpool's Empire Theatre following allegations of inappropriate language and suspended while a full investigation is carried out.  Alyn Hawke has taken over the role. Last night, Disney said: 'We are aware of a complaint, which we take very seriously, and a thorough investigation is underway. 'The employee in question has been suspended until the matter is resolved.' His casting in Beauty And Th...
Sports ministry denies allegations officials shared almost $200k of allowances meant for D’Tigress players, after the African champions threatened to boycott World Cup qualifiers until they are paid
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Sports ministry denies allegations officials shared almost $200k of allowances meant for D’Tigress players, after the African champions threatened to boycott World Cup qualifiers until they are paid

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development led by Sunday Dare, has denied allegations its officials diverted funds meant to be paid as salary and allowances for Nigeria's Women's Basketball team, D'Tigres, saying the money is safe with the Central Bank Of Nigeria. The denial by the sports ministry comes after The D'Tigress team players released a video alleging they have been owed close to $200,000 from as far back as 2018 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The team players in the video said they won't play any other match for the national team including the FIBA world cup qualifiers until their outstanding allowances are paid to them. The players who asked for the payment of the backlog of their bonuses and allowances, an improved welfare package, and to be honoured by the ...
Ireti Doyle apologizes after fans accused her of being a “mean snob”
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Ireti Doyle apologizes after fans accused her of being a “mean snob”

Iretiola Doyle has apologized after three people took to Twitter to claim she was "mean" and snubbed them when they met her. The Twitter users made the allegations in response to a tweet asking people the "meanest" celebrity they ever met. One user claimed the talented actress gave her a look that made her feel bad when they met in a cinema in 2012/2013. Another claimed to have met Ireti in Abuja when she came for a Tinsel meet and greet wheere Ireti gave her a look that made her feel bad. Ireti responded to one of the tweets, writing: "I apologize."
Chelsea striker, Sam Kerr and her Australian team-mates speak out after shocking allegations of sexual harrassment and bullying in the team
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Chelsea striker, Sam Kerr and her Australian team-mates speak out after shocking allegations of sexual harrassment and bullying in the team

Chelsea striker, Sam Kerr and her Australia team-mates have broken their silence by releasing a strong statement after shocking allegations of sexual harrassment and bullying within Australia's international women's football team. Lisa De Vanna, one of the country's most decorated footballers who has 150 caps for her nation, revealed bombshell details inside the 'toxic culture' of the Australia women's national soccer team last week, claiming she'd been sexually harrassed and humiliated by other players. 'Have I been sexually harassed? Yes. Have I been bullied? Yes. Ostracised? Yes. Have I seen things that have made me uncomfortable? Yes,' De Vanna told News Corp. The current playing group responded on Monday afternoon, with each senior member issuing a comment on De Vanna...
Prince Andrew seen for first time after Met Police dropped probe into sexual abuse allegations
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Prince Andrew seen for first time after Met Police dropped probe into sexual abuse allegations

Prince Andrew was seen in Windsor today, October 11, for the first time since Scotland Yard abandoned its review of sex abuse allegations surrounding him and Jeffrey Epstein. The 61-year-old Duke of York was pictured driving his Range Rover this morning following the latest dramatic development in the case last night. The force has decided to take no further action over accuser Virginia Roberts's allegation that she was trafficked to London as a 17-year-old and forced to have sex with Andrew, after its officers reportedly spoke with her. Scotland Yard has also chosen to take no further action over claims that billionaire financier Epstein groomed and abused other young women in Britain. Andrew is facing a civil lawsuit in the US after Miss Roberts accused him of "rape in ...
EFCC pioneer chairman Nuhu Ribadu denies accusing Buhari and others of sponsoring bandits, asks FG to take action as social media is contributing to ethnic and religious divisions
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EFCC pioneer chairman Nuhu Ribadu denies accusing Buhari and others of sponsoring bandits, asks FG to take action as social media is contributing to ethnic and religious divisions

Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Nuhu Ribadu has denied accusing President Muhammadu Buhari and others of sponsoring banditry in the country. Ribadu said this at a media briefing in Abuja and also recounted how he continously denied allegations fabricated against him. Alleging that social media is contributing to ethnic and religious division, the former EFCC chairman asked the federal government to take action as private citizens have limited capacity to do so. He said;   “July 2019 was the first time I came to know about it, and I came out with a very strong denial, saying that it was a fabrication and had no basis. “It was a piece of rubbish with very bad grammar and factual destruction, but indeed very damaging. I reacted ...
Comedian Efewarriboy tackles Brymo for disrespecting 2face
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Comedian Efewarriboy tackles Brymo for disrespecting 2face

Comedian Efewarriboy has berated singer, Brymo for disrespecting veteran entertainer, 2face Idibia. Recall that Brymo on Tuesday last week made some allegations against 2face via his Twitter handle. One of his allegations was that 2face sometime ago accused him of sleeping with his wife, Annie. 2face via his lawyers wrote to Brymo demanding a retraction of his allegations and also a public apology. He was advised to do this within 48 hours or face a N1 billion defamation suit. In his reaction, Brymo asked 2face to stay at home as his reign is over. Efewarri found Brymo's response disrespectful and took to his Instagram page to tackle him. In his video, Efewarriboy stated that Brymo needs to get himself checked for disrespecting 2...
Queen Elizabeth is ‘damaging her image for ‘privately funding Prince Andrew’s fight against US sex abuse lawsuit – Royal Expert
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Queen Elizabeth is ‘damaging her image for ‘privately funding Prince Andrew’s fight against US sex abuse lawsuit – Royal Expert

A royal expert has claimed the Queen is 'damaging her image for 'privately funding Prince Andrew's fight against US sex abuse lawsuit. The Duke of York, 61, is being sued in New York by Virginia Giuffre, now 38, who claims he sexually abused her on three separate occasions when she was 17 in London, New York and on billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's Caribbean island. Andrew, the Queen's second son has 'categorically' denied Ms Giuffre's allegations against him. The royal, who is now back at his 30-room mansion at Royal Lodge in Windsor, had spent three weeks at Balmoral with his mother and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, allegedly to avoid having papers notifying him about the bombshell sex case. Her Majesty, 95, also agreed to pay for the duke's legal defence last year sho...
Update: Mali midfielder, Yves Bissouma named as the Brighton star arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
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Update: Mali midfielder, Yves Bissouma named as the Brighton star arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Yves Bissouma has been named in several reports as the Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder arrested by Police in Sussex on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman at a nightclub. The 25-year-old was filmed being led out of the Arch night club on Brighton seafront by officers from Sussex Police in the early hours of yesterday morning. The midfielder was arrested along with man in his forties. The pair spent yesterday day in police custody. Sussex Police said: “Two men have been arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton in the early hours of Wednesday. “A man in his forties and a man in his twenties, both from Brighton, were arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remain in police custody at this time.” The club said: “Brighton and ...
He runs around publicly feigning humility while privately having the self esteem of family and friends for dessert” Brymo continues to call out Tuface Idibia
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He runs around publicly feigning humility while privately having the self esteem of family and friends for dessert” Brymo continues to call out Tuface Idibia

Brymo has continued to call out Tuface Idibia who he said accused him of sleeping with his wife and organised thugs to beat him. Brymo took to Twitter late last night to make some allegations about Tuface and how he treated him when they met. Apart from claiming that Tuface Idibia falsely accused him of sleeping with wife Annie Idibia, he also claimed Tuface threatened him if he keeps "eyeing his throne" in the music industry . Some followers responded, telling Brymo that his writing was too complicated and they didn't understand everything he wrote. Brymo then released more tweets, insisting Tuface accused him of sleeping with Annie and that he organised thugs to beat him up. He vowed that he will make sure Tuface never treats another artiste the way he treated him. ...
Queen Elizabeth ‘is spending millions privately funding Prince Andrew’s fight against Virginia Giuffre sex assault lawsuit’
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Queen Elizabeth ‘is spending millions privately funding Prince Andrew’s fight against Virginia Giuffre sex assault lawsuit’

The Queen is reportedly spending millions of pounds funding Prince Andrew's fight against sex abuse allegations. The Duke of York is being sued in New York by Virginia Giuffre, now 38, who claims he sexually abused her on three separate occasions when she was 17 in London, New York and on billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's Caribbean island. Andrew, 61, has strongly denied the allegations. Her Majesty, 95, agreed to pay for the duke's legal defence last year shortly after his disastrous interview on BBC Newsnight, according to the Daily Telegraph. The duke last week expanded his American legal team to include Melissa Lerner alongside his lead counsel Andrew Brettler. Mr Brettler is thought to be charging the Duke around $2,000 (£1,476) an hour. The Queen will source f...
US Women’s Soccer League Postpones Matches after Abuse Allegations
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US Women’s Soccer League Postpones Matches after Abuse Allegations

The top professional women’s soccer league in the United States, under fire for its handling of allegations of sexual misconduct against a head coach, announced on Friday that it was postponing its weekend matches. “This week, and much of this season, has been incredibly traumatic for our players and staff, and I take full responsibility for the role I have played,” National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) commissioner Lisa Baird said. “I am so sorry for the pain so many are feeling,” Baird said in a statement. “Recognizing that trauma, we have decided not to take the field this weekend to give everyone some space to reflect.” The postponement came after the North Carolina Courage fired head coach Paul Riley on Thursday for what the team called “very serious allegations of mi...
R Kelly’s victim reveals she lied during infamous 2019 interview where she defended the R&B singer after he ‘coached her’ on what to say
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R Kelly’s victim reveals she lied during infamous 2019 interview where she defended the R&B singer after he ‘coached her’ on what to say

R Kelly's victim Azriel Clary has revealed she lied about 'everything' in her 2019 interview with Gayle King after the R&B singer allegedly coached her on how to answer questions. The now-23-year-old told Gayle King on CBS News: 'Before the interview he had us practicing every single day... answering questions. And if he didn't like our answer he would tell us exactly what to say and how to say it. 'Any time you mention anything about sexual preference we already know to say: "I'm not here to talk about any of that."' In the previous interview when she first appeared on the show in March of 2019, the then 21-year-old said: 'First of all I'm not here to talk about my personal life and I would never share with no one what I do in or outside of the...
They sell arms when broke – Nigerian Navy indicts Chadian Army
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They sell arms when broke – Nigerian Navy indicts Chadian Army

Chadian soldiers have been accused of engaging in illegal sale of arms by the Nigerian Navy. The allegation was made at a public hearing organised by the House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence on the consideration of four security bills. A representative of the Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Jemila Abubakar while appearing before the committee, said weapons donated by developed countries to neighbouring nations are compounding the security woes of the country. Jemila also disclosed that some of the countries who share a border with Nigeria, have no armoury. She said; “Section 9 (1) suggests an additional function of proposing a seized weapons and arms be used by security agencies; I think we can look at the provisions of the international conv...
Bobrisky reacts after his former PA, Oye Kyme, leaked personal information about him
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Bobrisky reacts after his former PA, Oye Kyme, leaked personal information about him

Bobrisky has reacted to the furore raised over allegations his former PA, Oye Kyme, made about him. Oye alleged on his Instagram Stories that Bobrisky gossips a lot about other celebrities, poses for photos with borrowed goods only to later return them to the owners, and he has sex with men. She also claimed that Bobrisky and Mompha had a sexual relationship. Oye has continued to insist that her claims about Bobrisky are true, despite Mompha disputing it. The allegations by Oye led to a war of words between Mompha and Bob after the crossdresser refused to go online to clear Mompha's name (see here). Now, in a new post, Bobrisky has said that despite the insult he's receiving from Instagram users following Oye's allegations, his critics are all still following him.
“Old gist… The breeze has finally blown” James Brown writes after Bobrisky’s former PA, Oye, made fresh allegations about the crossdresser
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“Old gist… The breeze has finally blown” James Brown writes after Bobrisky’s former PA, Oye, made fresh allegations about the crossdresser

James Brown has thrown shade after Bobrisky's former PA, Oye Kyme, went online to make some allegations about Bobrisky. Oye revealed intimate details about Bobrisky's life form her time working as his PA,  though she didn't provide proof to back her claims. One of the claims she made is that Bobrisky and Mompha dated. She also alleged that Bobriksy gossips about everybody. James Brown, who used to be a fan of Bobrisky's before they fell out, reacted, insinuating that Oye's allegations about Bobrisky are "old gist". He added that "breeze has finally blown". James Brown went on to declare support for Oye and said he hopes she heals. Mompha has vehemently denied the allegation, which Oye made. He added that he will sue Oye.
Bobrisky and Mompha were dating” Bobrisky’s former PA, Oye, alleges as she spills secrets from her time working with the crossdresser
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Bobrisky and Mompha were dating” Bobrisky’s former PA, Oye, alleges as she spills secrets from her time working with the crossdresser

Bobrisky's former PA, Oye Kyme, has gone on Instagram to make some allegations about Bobrisky. Oye, who is from Ivory Coast, was invited to Nigeria to become Bobrisky's personal assistant after she tattooed the crossdresser on her body. Their work relationship ended on a sour note and Oye Kyme took to Instagram to answer questions about her former boss. During the Q & A, Oye made a number of allegations but what struck Instagram users the most is her claim that Bureau De Change (BDC) operator Mompha dated Bobrisky. Oye didn't provide proof to back any of her claims. See other allegations she made below.
Mikel Obi almost made me quit refereeing – Ex-EPL referee, Mark Clattenburg
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Mikel Obi almost made me quit refereeing – Ex-EPL referee, Mark Clattenburg

Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has revealed that allegations made by former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi, almost made him quit. In 2012, Clattenburg was accused of racially abusing the Nigerian player. This followed a 3-2 defeat to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Clattenburg had sent off two Chelsea players Branislav Ivanovic and Fernando Torres and the officials missed an offside for United’s winning goal. In his new autobiography, Whistle-Blower, he wrote: “Chelsea made a formal complaint to the FA three days after the game. They were saying I had racially abused Mikel and for the first time, I was made aware of the specifics of their accusation, which was also leaked to the press. “According to Chelsea, I had said to Mikel, ‘Shut up, you mo...
Kano state governor’s son drags his mum to EFCC over alleged fraud
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Kano state governor’s son drags his mum to EFCC over alleged fraud

Abdulazeez Ganduje, son of Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje, has reportedly dragged his mother and the first lady of the state, Hafsat Ganduje, before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, over allegations of fraud. According to Premium Times, Mrs. Ganduje was invited to report last Thursday to the Abuja headquarters of the EFCC for questioning but she turned down the invitation. Abdulazeez had allegedly dragged his mum to the EFCC for using family access to power for private enrichment. The publication said Abdulazeez reported to the anti-graft agency that he was approached by a property developer to help facilitate the acquisition of some plots of land in Kano with some hundreds of thousands of US dollars and at least N35million as “facilitation commission.”  It was al...
”I’m happy again. Thank you Lord” Mercy Aigbe’s ex-husband, Lanre Gentry, writes as he shares video of his new wife, Busayo
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”I’m happy again. Thank you Lord” Mercy Aigbe’s ex-husband, Lanre Gentry, writes as he shares video of his new wife, Busayo

Lanre Gentry, the ex-husband of actress Mercy Aigbe, says he is a happy man again after he remarried last weekend. Lanre parted ways with Mercy in 2017 over allegations of domestic violence. Last Saturday, September 11, he got married to his new wife, Oluwabusayo. He shared a video of Busayo dancing at their wedding on his Instagram page with the caption ''My wife, I'm happy again. Thank you Lord.'' Watch the video he shared below
‘They’re all pedophiles’ – Singer  Alanis Morissette reveals she was raped by multiple men when she was just 15
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‘They’re all pedophiles’ – Singer Alanis Morissette reveals she was raped by multiple men when she was just 15

Canadian singer and actress, Alanis Morissette has come forward as a victim of multiple statutory rapes. The Jagged Little Pill singer made the disturbing claims in a documentary premiering on Monday at the Toronto Film Festival, according to the Washington Post, which viewed the film. The HBO film, titled Jagged, includes an interview in which Morissette says that multiple men had sex with her when she was a 15-year-old Canadian pop star. She also said that  it took her years to realize she was a sex attack victim 'It took me years in therapy to even admit there had been any kind of victimization on my part,' says Morissette, now 47, in the film. 'I would always say I was consenting, and then I'd be reminded like 'Hey, you were 15, you're ...
Footballer, Benjamin Mendy, 27, Arrives at Court in Police Van to Face Four Rape and one Sexual assault Charge against three different women
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Footballer, Benjamin Mendy, 27, Arrives at Court in Police Van to Face Four Rape and one Sexual assault Charge against three different women

Manchester City footballer, Benjamin Mendy has arrived in court to face rape charges. The 27-year-old, who is charged with four counts of rape and one sexual assault, was seen at Chester Crown Court ahead of his appearance. Earlier this month, a bail application was made at Chester Crown Court in a hearing held behind closed doors, which lasted about 50 minutes. Mendy, who also plays for the French national team, did not attend court on that occasion. Honorary Recorder of Chester Judge Steven Everett refused the application, a court spokesman said. Mendy is charged with attacks on three different women, including one under 18, at his home in Prestbury, Cheshire. Three of the rapes are alleged to have ta...
Actor, Odunlade Adekola, reacts to rumors he demands for sex from upcoming actresses
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Actor, Odunlade Adekola, reacts to rumors he demands for sex from upcoming actresses

Actor, Odunlade Adekola, has reacted to rumors that he demands sex from upcoming actresses. Recently there were allegations made against him that he insists on having sex with female actors who come to his production house for movie roles. Reacting to the allegation, Odunlade in a video posted on his Instagram page, challenged any actress who he has ever demanded sexual favors from in return for a role in any of his movies to come forward and speak her truth. He challenged his accusers to provide proof of the allegations levelled against him. The actor said he decided to address this because of other actresses who might have the intention of coming into the movie industry. Watch the video he shared below
Footballer Jerome Boateng appears in court over accusation of domestic violence against his ex-partner and mother of his two children
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Footballer Jerome Boateng appears in court over accusation of domestic violence against his ex-partner and mother of his two children

World Cup-winning Germany defender, Jerome Boateng has appeared in court in Munich to face allegations of assault on his ex-fiancée Sherin Senler. Boateng, 33, is accused of causing dangerous bodily harm to Senler, who is the mother of his twin daughters, in an incident in 2018. Wearing a navy suit in the dock alongside his lawyer Kai Walden, the former Manchester City and Bayern Munich defender appeared in court on Thursday morning, September 9, to face the allegations levelled against him. If he is found guilty he could be sentenced to up to five years in prison.   Last year German newspaper Bild reported that Boateng, who now plays in France for Lyon, is alleged have 'thrown a small glass candle holder' at Senler while away on holiday. His representatives have...
Angelina Jolie opens up on divorce from Brad Pitt, says she feared for the safety of her ‘whole family’ while married to him
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Angelina Jolie opens up on divorce from Brad Pitt, says she feared for the safety of her ‘whole family’ while married to him

Superstar actress, Angelina Jolie has opened up on her divorce and lengthy custody battle with ex-husband Brad Pitt. The 46-year-old Oscar-winning actress and humanitarian in an new interview with The Guardian's Weekend magazine, said she feared for the safety of her "whole family" amid the divorce but "can't speak about" details due to the ongoing legal situation (Pitt has denied allegations of physical abuse). The Envoy for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child (UNCRC) who has written a new book focusing on the rights of minors — titled Know Your Rights and Claim Them: A Guide for Youth — with Amnesty International and human rights lawyer Geraldine Van Bueren, also revealed in the interview that said her activism for children's rights has ...
She cheated right from the start of our relationship – Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri speaks after breakup
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She cheated right from the start of our relationship – Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri speaks after breakup

Tonto Dikeh's ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri has finally reacted to allegations of cheating on the actress while they together. Kpokpogiri dared those claiming that he paid money over the evidence that was dug up against him, to come forward or "remain silent forever". Insinuating that he is the victim of a blackmail, the businessman also claimed there is plot to pull down men and the "recent revelation reveals we all need to be wary of Helen of Troy as it is glaring who had an ulterior motive all along". Stating that people have been asking him to maintain his silence, Kpokpogiri who yesterday hailed Tonto Dikeh's ex-husband Olakunle Churchill, said he will be "doing future "potential victims" a favour by speaking up as this has become a pattern for her". The businessman d...
Nedu Once Ran Out Of The House Without Clothes – Comedian Osama Claims As Colleague Tackles Ex-Wife
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Nedu Once Ran Out Of The House Without Clothes – Comedian Osama Claims As Colleague Tackles Ex-Wife

There is no end in sight yet fot the messy saga between talk show host Chinedu Ani, a.k.a Nedu; and his ex-wife, Uzoamaka Ohiri. The saga rages on as the comedian’s colleague, Osama, wade into the issue. The funnyman also shared a screenshot of a DNA report stating that Nedu is not the biological father of his first son. This is even as Nedu’s ex-wife, Uzoamaka, responded via her Instagram handle that, “As regards my son, you have already spread that certificate to the whole world. It is no longer, and has never been a secret.” Osama further alleged that Nedu ran out of the house in 2017. He wrote, “If Nedu won’t talk about this issue, I will. I have been there from day one and I know everything, not just me, plenti other people. “The domestic violence this woman is c...
Dr. Dre sues ex-wife Nicole Young for allegedly Stealing Money from his Recording Studio Company
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Dr. Dre sues ex-wife Nicole Young for allegedly Stealing Money from his Recording Studio Company

Dr. Dre is taking his ex-wife Nicole Young to court for a fresh case after filing a lawsuit accusing her of 'embezzling' funds from his recording studio business. The 56-year-old rapper and producer is suing Young, 51, for allegedly taking money out of accounts for his Recording One music studio in Los Angeles' Sherman Oaks neighborhood, according to legal filings obtained by The Blast. Dre's lawsuit was filed after the judge overseeing his divorce ordered him in July to pay nearly $300,000 per month to his ex in spousal support for the foreseeable future. The legal filings indicate that Recording One was formed in 2015 to operate as a recording studio. Both Dre (who was born Andre Young) and his then-wife were in charge of 'maintenance and control' of the studio assets, an...
Benue: Gov Ortom vows to drag Akume to court over allegations
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Benue: Gov Ortom vows to drag Akume to court over allegations

UpGovernor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed to drag the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume to court to prove unfounded allegations levelled against him in a recent press conference in Abuja. Governor Ortom spoke to journalists on Wednesday, shortly before commencement of the Benue State Executive Council meeting held at the New Banquet Hall of Benue Peoples House, Makurdi. He stated that Senator Akume’s allegations amounted to treachery, betrayal and backstabbing, all of which he must prove beyond reasonable doubt in a competent court of law. Governor Ortom maintained that though he does not wish to join issues with the leader of All Progressives Congress, APC in the state, it had become expedient that he came before the court with...
Amaechi’s comment on ‘quiet stealing under Buhari’ vindicates us – PDP
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Amaechi’s comment on ‘quiet stealing under Buhari’ vindicates us – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of “providing cover for corrupt officials”. The opposition party said this in reaction to a comment credited to Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, where the former Rivers State governor said anyone stealing public funds under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is doing so “quietly”. Read HERE PDP spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan has reacted to Amaechi's comments. Speaking on Monday, August 30, he said the “confession” by Amaechi vindicates the opposition party’s allegations of corruption in the APC. “The confession by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that stealing is going on quietly under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC), vi...
Police arrest Second man in Relation to Benjamin Mendy’s alleged Rape Case
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Police arrest Second man in Relation to Benjamin Mendy’s alleged Rape Case

Cheshire Constabulary have confirmed that a second man has been arrested as part of an inquiry into allegations of rape against Manchester City player, Benjamin Mendy. Mendy, 27, appeared in court on Friday, August 27, after being charged with three counts of rape on the same date in October last year and a fourth offence earlier this week. The defender is also accused of touching a woman sexually in January this year. All the alleged three victims are over the age of 16. The four offences are all alleged to have happened at the Frenchman’s home in Prestbury, Cheshire. In a statement Cheshire Constabulary said: "We can confirm that we have arrested a second man, age 40, in connection to an ongoing investigation into sexual offences at an address in Cheshire. "The man was a...
Speed Darlington’s sister and her husband release video together to address assault allegation
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Speed Darlington’s sister and her husband release video together to address assault allegation

Speed Darlington's sister and her husband have released a video together to address assault allegations made by the rapper. They also did the video together to rubbish Speed Darlington's claim that his sister's husband is on the run after beating her. The couple said they were attacked by robbers who beat up the wife, Queeneth Ibe, because she refused to release her purse and phone to them. The husband, Dave Ibe, said Speed Darlington promised to spoil his name online, which is why he accused him of being responsible for the injuries on his sister's body following the attack. This comes after Speed Darlington claimed his sister's husband beat her and is now on the run then offered to give 50, 000 Naira to anyone who can help locate him. Watch the video below.
Manchester City star, Benjamin Mendy Charged with rape
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Manchester City star, Benjamin Mendy Charged with rape

Manchester City, footballer Benjamin Mendy was today charged with four counts of rape and one of sexual assault against three people. The 27-year-old  left-back has immediately been suspended by the club pending an investigation. Mendy, who also plays for the French national team, has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear at Chester Magistrates' Court tomorrow. The five charges against the star relate to three people aged over 16 and are alleged to have taken place between October last year and this month. Mendy, who was born in Longjumeau in the Paris suburbs, has played for Manchester City since 2017 when he joined from Monaco for a reported £52million. A Cheshire Constabulary spokesman said: 'The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Cheshire Constab...
Adult film star Ron Jeremy Indicted on more than 30 Counts of Sexual Assault
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Adult film star Ron Jeremy Indicted on more than 30 Counts of Sexual Assault

American Adult film star, Ron Jeremy has been indicted on more than 30 counts of sexual assault involving 21 women and girls across more than two decades. Jeremy, 68, whose legal name is Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, appeared in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday, August 25, where he pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of forcible rape, seven counts of forcible oral copulation, six counts of sexual battery by restraint, four counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object, two counts of sexual penetration of an unconscious or asleep person and one count each of lewd act upon a child under the age of 14 or 15, sodomy by use of force and assault with intent to commit rape. "Far too often, survivors of sexual assault suffer in isolation,” Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón said in a stat...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives farewell address after his resignation over sexual harassment allegations
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives farewell address after his resignation over sexual harassment allegations

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo has issued his farewell address to constituents two weeks after announcing his resignation over sexual harassment allegations. Recall New York attorney general’s office released the findings of an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations made aginst Cuomo last month. The report found that Cuomo allegedly sexually harassed 11 women. "Specifically, we find that the Governor sexually harassed a number of current and former New York State employees by, among other things, engaging in unwelcome and nonconsensual touching, as well as making numerous offensive comments of a suggestive and sexual nature that created a hostile work environment for women," the report by James reads. Several women including Lindsey Boylan, 36; Anna Ruch...
“I’ve literally never met him” Iggy Azalea denies claims she’s sleeping with Tristan Thompson
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“I’ve literally never met him” Iggy Azalea denies claims she’s sleeping with Tristan Thompson

Iggy Azalea has reacted after a YouTuber claimed she has been sleeping with Khloe Kardashian's on-off baby daddy Tristan Thompson. Tasha K took to YouTube to make allegations about Iggy Azalea, 31, and Tristan and Iggy immediately took to Twitter to set the record straight with a series of tweets. Iggy wrote: "Very weird fake news making the rounds about me dating a man I've literally never met a DAY in my life…. Like….Y'all are really that bored?!?!'" In a second tweet, she wrote: "Literally have never even been in the same building as that man. I DO NOT KNOW THAT PERSON." She added: "Making up baseless lies about people for fun is lame because I'm a real person with my own private life that gets disrupted by bulls**t, so I'm actually annoyed."
Hollywood is Boycotting me – Actor, Johnny Depp says
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Hollywood is Boycotting me – Actor, Johnny Depp says

Hollywood actor, Johnny Depp, has alleged that the American movie industry is boycotting him, stating that the past five years have been "surreal" for him. In his first published interview since losing a libel suit against the The Sun UK newspaper, the actor talked to The Sunday Times about his new movie "Minamata." Where he opened up about his new movie, and how he is now perceived in Hollywood. Depp filed a suit against The Sun after the publication called him a "wife-beater" in an article over his now ex-wife Amber Heard's claims of abuse. Depp denied the abuse allegations and has filed a $50 million defamation suit against her, which is currently making its way through the courts. Heard and Depp married in 2015 after dating for several years. They split the followin...
Bob Dylan sued for allegedly drugging and Sexually Abusing 12-year-old Girl in 1965
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Bob Dylan sued for allegedly drugging and Sexually Abusing 12-year-old Girl in 1965

A new lawsuit alleges that Bob Dylan, the Nobel-winning folk singer-songwriter, gave a 12-year-old girl drugs and alcohol before sexually abusing her in 1965. The lawsuit alleges that the singer "befriended and established an emotional connection with the plaintiff", identified in court papers only as "JC" and groomed her over the course of six weeks in April and May 1965. The suit, filed late Friday, August 13, on behalf of JC, now a 68-year-old woman living in Greenwich, Connecticut, alleges that Dylan, then 23 or 24 years old, "exploited his status as a musician by grooming JC to gain her trust and to obtain control over her as part of his plan to sexually molest and abuse" her. According to the complaint, Dylan established a "connection' with JC to "lower her inhibitions w...
EFCC Interrogates ex-Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson
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EFCC Interrogates ex-Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday August 10 interrogated a former Bayelsa Governor and senator representing Bayelsa West Seriake Dickson, in its Abuja office. An official who confirmed this development to The Nation said Dickson honored the invitation of the antigraft agency. The source said the ex-Governor was grilled over allegations bordering on abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds during his eight-year tenure as governor between 2012 and 2020. “The former governor who arrived the headquarters of the EFCC in Jabi, Abuja at about 11am was questioned by a team of operatives investigating the allegations against him. Though the details of the allegations against the governor were sketchy as of press time, the allegations rela...
BBNaija: I saw you in the Shower, Naked with Pere – Tega to Maria
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BBNaija: I saw you in the Shower, Naked with Pere – Tega to Maria

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate Tega has accused fellow housemate Maria of bathing naked with Pere. He made the statement while the trio was having a discussion after the Saturday night party last night. Tega went ahead to describe how Maria was rubbing and caressing Pere’s body in the bathroom. Maria denied the allegations as she expressed shock. Pere on the other hand, did not utter a word to defend himself or Maria. However, time will tell if Tega was joking or telling the truth. The Big Brother Naija Season 6 is becoming more intriguing with new twists daily. Last night, the housemates had a wonderful time at the party with a female Deejay on the wheels of steel reeling out great tunes to the amusement of the housemates.
Somizi denies abuse allegations by ‘estranged’ husband – says Mohale’s ‘not a victim’
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Somizi denies abuse allegations by ‘estranged’ husband – says Mohale’s ‘not a victim’

Media personality Somizi Mhlongo has broken his silence about his marriage woes and the abuse allegations levelled against him by his estranged husband Mohale Motaung. In a statement issued on Instagram, Somizi has addressed the abuse allegations that popped up earlier this week when Sunday World reported that Mohale allegedly made the claims in an interview with producers of the reality show Living the Dream with Somizi. Somizi’s management told TshisaLIVE it was aware of the allegations, while Mohale or his management are yet to respond to any enquiries made by TshisaLIVE. Somizi has “vehemently denied” ever physically or emotionally abusing Mohale. “Our relationship has had its ups and downs but I have never been physically or knowingly emotionally abusive towards my estrang...
Court Grants man Divorce after wife of 30 years denied him sex for 4 years
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Court Grants man Divorce after wife of 30 years denied him sex for 4 years

  A Customary Court in Igando, Lagos on Wednesday, August 4, granted the request of Mr Eric Frank to end his 30-year-old marriage to mother of four, Ibeawuchi, after she denied him sex for four years. Frank, 56, had approached the court to terminate his marriage claiming his wife denied him sex for four years. “My wife denies me my matrimonial rights. She also threatened to kill me so that she can inherit my property. “My wife collected N420,000 from my tenant without my consent and never gave account of the money. ”She is also a drunk and fetish,” he said. Responding to the allegations, Ibeawuchi, 45, said “He is the fetish one. He brings different prophets to the house and also buries all sorts of things on the ground,” she said The mother of four said sh...
We’re not going to stop – Israelis arrested in Nigeria and accused of supporting IPOB Speak after 3 weeks in Detention
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We’re not going to stop – Israelis arrested in Nigeria and accused of supporting IPOB Speak after 3 weeks in Detention

Rudy Rochman, David Benaym, and Noam Leibman, the three Israelis arrested in Nigeria and detained for 3 weeks by the DSS over allegations they are supporting IPOB, have granted an interview after their release. Rudy Rochman, who is a Zionist activist, and David Nenaym, a French-Israeli journalist, were arrested alongside filmmaker Noam Leibman in a Synagogue in Ogidi village, Anambra State, where they went to shoot a documentary titled, We Were Never Lost . Following their arrest, they were taken to Abuja where they were interrogated and detained for 3 weeks before being allowed to return to Israel. Back home in Tel Aviv, Israel, they granted an interview immediately upon arrival. They said they were happy to be freed after 3 weeks in detention but they will not stop tellin...
Chinese Police Arrest Pop star, Kris Wu after Rape Allegations
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Chinese Police Arrest Pop star, Kris Wu after Rape Allegations

Chinese-Canadian pop star, Kris Wu has been arrested and detained by Chinese police on suspicion of rape after he allegedly "repeatedly seducing young women into having sex," The police have said in a statement. The case against Wu, 30,  whose real name is Wu Yifan started after allegations emerged last month on Weibo, a Chinese social media platform. A woman posting under the verified handle "Du Meizhu" alleged she was sexually assaulted when she was a student at the Communication University of China in Beijing. According to the alleged victim, she was 17 at the time of the alleged assault. The allegations gained more publicity after she was interviewed by 163.com, a major Chinese news platform. After the allegations came out last month, Wu, who was born in southern C...
#TwitterBan: We are monitoring closely repression, access to information, media freedom and disregard for rule of law in Nigeria – Commonwealth
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#TwitterBan: We are monitoring closely repression, access to information, media freedom and disregard for rule of law in Nigeria – Commonwealth

The Secretary-General of the Cinghas said that they closely monitoring certain repressive developments in Nigeria. This came after an urgent appeal by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) over Twitter ban in the country. SERAP had asked the Commonwealth to "apply its charter and hold the Nigerian government to account over the unlawful suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, and the resulting repression of freedom of expression, access to information and media freedom.” Responding to this, Ms Scotland said; “We are closely monitoring developments around the suspension of Twitter, and allegations of repression of the rights to freedom of expression, access to information, media freedom, as well as disregard for the rule of law in Nigeria. "Please be assured th...
EFCC Interrogates Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki over corruption allegations
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EFCC Interrogates Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki over corruption allegations

The Economic and financial crimes commission today July 31 invited and is currently interrogating former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Saraki, who is a former governor of Kwara state, was invited for questioning over allegations of misappropriation of funds and money laundering. He arrived at the commission's office at about 2pm and is currently being interrogated. It is not clear if he will be detained overnight. As senate president between 2015 and 2019, Saraki spent a considerable time facing allegations of corruption and false declaration of assets. He was acquitted by the Supreme Court in June 2018.
Kenya suspends five Referees Over Match-fixing Charges
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Kenya suspends five Referees Over Match-fixing Charges

Kenya on Saturday announced the provisional suspension of five top football league referees over allegations of match-fixing and the manipulation of national league results. Two of the suspended referees, Raymond Onyango and Isaac Memusi, were dropped from the list of FIFA referees at the start of this season after failing match fitness tests. Football Kenya Federation said the decision was taken to safeguard the integrity of the sport, which came under the spotlight after four players were banned — one of them for life — by FIFA in February 2020 for taking part in “an international conspiracy to fix league matches”. “The federation’s Integrity Department, with the assistance of FIFA, has initiated preliminary investigations against the said individuals with a view of establishi...
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Judge Rules Shakira Must Face Trial in Spain Over Claim the Colombian Superstar Evaded £13million in Tax

A judge in Spain has ruled that Shakira must face trial for dodging €14.5 million in tax. The Colombian singer, 44, is accused of six offences, which could result in jail time if she is convicted. Prosecutors claim that the Hips Don’t Lie hitmaker stopped paying taxes in Spain in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Shakira previously said that during those years she lived in the Bahamas and was not a resident of Spain, only visiting the country 'sporadically'. Now a judge has concluded there are 'sufficient indications' for Shakira to go to trial for allegedly avoiding the payment of 14.5 million euros, Euro Weekly reports. Shakira plans on presenting an appeal to the Barcelona Court against the judgment, it is believed. The musician has previously insisted she is innocent of tax e...

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