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Brymo bows to pressure, apologises to entire Igbos in a tweet 

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By Francesca Iwambe

Singer, Olawale Brymo, has apologised over his tweets on the possibility of south-easterners producing a Nigerian president.

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Brymo’s apology is coming after thousands of Nigerians signed a petition to stop the singer from winning the All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA) where he was nominated in the ‘Songwriter of the Year’ category.

Brymo had been under fire for stating that the Igbos are not ready to produce a Nigerian president.

He also urged the region to test the waters with the vice presidential slot before aiming for the presidency.

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The controversial singer went live on his Instagram account on Friday night to address the issue and clarify what led to his tweets.

Brymo said that issue started after he shared his opinion about author Chimamanda Adichie refusing national honours but accepting a chieftaincy title in her hometown, Abba, Anambra State.

He said, “It is very important you understand that this entire fracas began with me seeing in the media that Chimamanda Adichie refused some national honours and had picked up some traditional title in the East at home.

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“And I suggested that for me, it says a lot about the Igbo presidency because that actual seat is what the region should be eyeing right now. I have clamoured for Igbo presidency in the last few years, you wouldn’t believe it.

“It will pop in your mind when you hear the news that Igbos do not actually want the presidency.

“I did not insult the tribe, I am sorry to anyone who it sounded as such to. I was trying to weigh into a very important matter.”

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“He loves me but I always knew he’d cheat”: Olori Sekinat on Oba Elegushi

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The first wife of Oba Saheed Elegushi, Olori Sekinat, is currently trending in the online community following a BBC Yoruba interview that saw her shedding more light on their union.

Olori Sekinat recounted how the then Prince Saheed had fallen in love with her after he spotted her at her mother’s shop in the popular Lagos Island market.

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The queen made sure to stress that at the time, her husband wasn’t as wealthy and she had no idea that he would eventually become a king himself.

Olori Sekinat also mentioned that she had a knowledge of her husband’s philandering nature from the onset, but her patience and understanding nature was enough to keep her in the relationship and look past his excesses.

According to her, Oba Elegushi has always made it a point to prove his love and respect her position in his life even with the other women that occasionally come in and out of the picture. About producing an heir for Oba Elegushi

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Fielding a question about not producing an heir for the king, Olori Sekinat made it clear that she has been blessed with three daughters and they have been raised to go shoulder to shoulder with their male counterparts in the world.

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Empress Njamah reveals shocking information about her estranged fiancé

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Nollywood actress, Empress Njamah has finally penned down all the terrible things she went through and found out, in the hands of her estranged fiance, Josh Wade.

The actress made this known in a series of posts on her Instagram page on Wednesday.

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Empress stated she had gotten back her Instagram page, while she recounted the emotionally draining experience in the hands of her partner.

She revealed that putting his picture on social media, gave many victims the opportunity to speak out.

She said, “I was glad I came out to speak, putting his picture out there has brought out so many of his victims. He’s known with different names and has really done terrible things to so many women.

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“It’s his trade for years, take everything they have without mercy and blackmail them with their nudes. His pictures I out have exposed a lot about him, the appropriate authorities are on it.

“His still on the run, the police are on it. For those asking why I didn’t report to the police, of course, I did. I mustn’t put everything on IG.

“It’s a shame and a pity how a Blog took his fabricated story and wrote lies about me. Complete lies, we are our own problem.

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“Reason victims can’t come out to speak cause of how people judge, (and) curse humiliate them. I have listened to over 100 women’s stories.

“It’s very sad that social media judges pick their phones to bully victims while the blackmailers roam the streets freely in due time when his apprehended by the authorities the real story will be made public and justice will be served.”

“When I said I have seen thousands of videos of known faces on his phones. People insulted me n said I was telling lies, not until people started opening up and talking.

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“I have some of the videos I was able to take from his phones (which I gave the police). 2 reputable blogs confirmed it from the victims and reached out to me (thanks for being professional). Keep holding the facts, in due time).

“Same blackmailer has been to Kirikiri prison (if only you knew his offence) let me stop here for now.

“The blackmailer ran away with my car, international passport, 3 phones, valuables worth millions.

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“After taking all my money, but not my life like he’s done to so many of his victims. Using my DM to chat with ladies asking if they want to meet someone who will change their lives for good. (I will never ask for such) then he starts chatting them up on his phone asking for dollar account and their nudes. So many fall for this and his blackmailing them already. Really sad.”

She added, “I went through a lot for months, all because I didn’t want my videos out there. Video calls this blackmailer recorded which people dating do and videos are taken from my house during my shower.

“Because of his evil intentions. I was able to escape and run for my life from his regular beating, threats, humiliation. (I practically lived in the hospital) because I exposed him, he then posted the videos thinking I was the same scared person. I overpowered him. Thank God I’m alive, free, getting my life back”.

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Video: Comedian Akpororo laments Naira being sold in black market

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Kayode Arewa Sanni

Trending online now is a video of popular musician Akpororo lamenting how Nigerians are buying Naira in black market.

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Truly, that’s what is happening all over Nigeria where the new currency and naira notes are sold side by side.

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