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Lady who claims Marriage to Jim Iyke presents wedding certificate, other evidence

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By Francesca Iwambe.

Carllie Taggett, a lady from the United Stayes has presented evidence of marriage to Jim Iyke, insisting that her wedding to the Nigerian actor and fashion enthusiast is still legally binding by United States law.

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The medical student and entrepreneur, however, wants a divorce from the actor, whose full name is James Ikechukwu Okolue Esomughua.

Citing abandonment, she insists that Jim Iyke must fulfil legal necessities for the divorce process with the attendant spouse benefits thoroughly considered.

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Taggett had claimed she exchanged a nuptial vow with the popular actor in 2017 after they met in Norcross, Georgia, in the US in 2016.

In a conversation, she told Legit.ng that the union legally took effect on January 30, 2017, at Dekalb County after a marriage certificate was issued as validation by the appropriate authority.

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The actor has allegedly since abandoned the marriage, what Taggett described as a trigger of pain and emotional trauma in her life.

“It has been a pain I bore all these years, I have tried to be reasonable to understand why he abandoned our marriage without a divorce, but he has been evading me, that is why I decided to call his attention, pending when he decides to be reasonable or face the consequences of his actions in marriage court in the US,” she said.

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Taggett said she hopes the actor will “be a man” and initiate a divorce process in the US where they got married, saying that is the only way they can escape the current “mess.”

“All I have always asked is for Jim Iyke to be a man and come out to give me a divorce so that I can move on with my life because it is impossible to be remarried while my marriage to him is yet to be dissolved through a legal process.

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“Let me reiterate the point that no one is against him, I just want him to voluntarily come to divorce proceedings or he can take the initiative of coming out for us to settle outside of divorce court if he is serious about it. I don’t think I am asking for too much. All he needs to do is re-establish communication with me because he knows how to reach me, it is that simple,” she said.

Efforts to reach actor Jim Iyke proved abortive, as he is yet to respond to messages sent to him via his Instagram account.

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Ukodhiko mourns gospel singer, Sammie Okposo

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House of Representatives Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Isoko Federal Constituency, Pastor Jonathan Ukodhiko has commiserated with the Okposo family, the people of Ivori-Irri, Deltans and Nigerians over the passing of renowned Isoko-born gospel singer, Sammie Okposo.

Ukodhiko in a condolence message at his Erawha-Owhe country home, expressed sadness over the passing of the foremost gospel singer, saying that it was a big loss to the deceased’s family, Deltans and lovers of gospel music all over the world.

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According to him, the passing of Sammie Okposo was a big blow to music lovers, his family, Ivori-Irri community and Isoko Nation, considering his immense contributions to gospel music for over three decades.

Ukodhiko described the late Okposo as a proud ambassador of Isoko nation who contributed to the growth and development of the industry.

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“On behalf of my family, the people of Isoko Federal Constituency, I mourn the passing of an illustrious son of Isoko and a great minister in gospel music.

“The news of his death came to me as a great shock considering that we met not quite long at my Lagos home.

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“He will be seriously missed in my campaign train as he had expressed intention to lead praises to God as we commence our campaigns for the Isoko Federal Constituency elections.

“He was indeed a valued asset to Deltans and Nigerians especially as his songs continues to inspire us to the service of God and humanity,” he said.

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Ukodhiko prayed to God to accept the deceased’s soul and grant fortitude to his family and fans to bear the unfortunate demise.

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Sammie Okposo: He slept and didn’t wake up-Family’s version of music star’s death

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The family of popular gospel crooner Sammie Okposo on Friday has reacted to the death of their son saying he slept and never woke up.

This version of his death punctures other claims that he slumped and died.

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The family in a release issued on Friday, however begged to be allowed to grieve his passage peacefully.

Naijablitznews.com reports this was contained in a statement released by Hector Okposo for the family, Sammie Okposo went to bed and did not wake up.

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Hector confirmed in the short statement that Sammie died on the morning of Friday, November 25, 2022. He disclosed that details about the burial will be communicated soon.

The statement reads: It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to God that I announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, Minister of God, Sammie Okposo.
Sammie slept and went to be with the Lord on the morning of Friday, November 25, 2022. More details about the burial will be communicated soon.

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We are consoled because we know that he is with Jesus singing with angels. We kindly request that the family is allowed to grieve peacefully at this time”.

We are consoled because we know that he is with Jesus singing with angels. We kindly request that the family is allowed to grieve peacefully at this time”.

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I am an open book, Nkechi Blessing rekindles her love for Ooni, slams detractors

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Following the outburst over the visit of controversial actress Nkechi Blessing to the Palace of the Ooni of Ife, fresh clarifications have emerged directly from the horse mouth.

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This time, the 33 years old Lagos State University graduate has fired back at her critics describing herself as ‘an open book’ that can easily be understood, yet transparent.”
This reaction by the America-based Nigerian actor, film producer, film director, and screenwriter to the criticisms that greeted her recent visit to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwunsi, in his palace at Ile-Ife, Osun State, has left many wondering about what to expect in the months ahead in view of the Ooni’s fresh penchant for many wives.
In a post on her Instagram page, the actress said, “I have always been an open book, easily understood and very transparent. I let my emotions out without having anyone or anything in mind…but trust the world to frown at people like us who live their truth..in a world full of fake. I choose to remain real and authentic.”
Recall that Nkechi Blessing visited the Ooni of Ife on Monday, after she “joked” about becoming the seventh wife of the monarch. In a short statement with the photo of herself and Ooni, the actress said, “Ooni of Ife sir, I am patiently waiting for my turn.” The post didn’t go down well with many Nigerians as they tongue-lashed the actress. But at the end of it all, she got an invitation to the palace after the ‘joke.’ Nkechi said she was invited by the fifth wife of Ooni, Queen Aderonke Ademiluyi Ogunwusi as one of the judges for Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) International Competition.

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