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Just In : Netizens slam Toyin Abraham over support for Tinubu

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By Emmanuel Agaji

As the economic crisis in Nigeria worsens, a popular actress, Toyin Abraham, has come under fire from frustrated Nigerians, who have been lambasting her for campaigning vigorously for President Bola Tinubu in the lead up to the 2023 elections.

Whenever the actress makes any post on social media, it is usually greeted with criticism and insults by her fans and followers.

Some netizens even went as far as posting flyers that read, ‘Rest in peace’ about the actress.”

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Apparently overwhelmed by the negative reactions, Abraham stated that she was aware of the pain felt by the people. She wrote, “Unexplainable, but God will see us all through. It is people’s pain that is getting to me.”

In a similar vein, the actress blamed political opposition for the bad reviews on one of her movies titled, ‘Ijakumo, the Born-Again Stripper’.

At the time, she had said, “You all went to create a WhatsApp group because of ‘Ijakumo, the Born-Again Stripper’; please continue. You all will tell the world why choosing my own candidate is a crime, and yours isn’t.”

She later apologized for her outburst, and asked critics to share their opinions about the movie ‘with love’.

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However, the strident criticisms have not abated.

Replying to one of her recent Instagram posts, one Nkem Diana wrote, “Asiwaju Baby. God will visit and judge you. You have not started crying.”

Pablo Floky said, “How far those things you said Baba disclosed to you, is it not time to execute them? Or is it when hunger kills all of us?”

Another Instagram, Eth, wrote, “You misled Nigerians to vote your ‘mumu’ party.”

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Meanwhile, a follower, Ojays, was of the opinion that the followers were being unfair to the actress. He wrote, “All those bashing Toyin, please did she force anyone to vote for her choice? Did she point gun at you at the polling booth that you should vote for her candidate by force? Is she the only one who supported Tinubu, or you all just derive pleasure in coming for her. Please, let her breathe. Plus, how sure are you that your own candidate would have performed any better?”

Meanwhile, the actress had also stated that she was partnering with a brand— Smallyfares— to organise a weekly food bank event in Ikeja, Lagos State.

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What I Achieved While I Took A Break From Acting – Emeka Ike

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, who recently returned to the screen after a prolonged absence, has shared the significant strides he made during his time away from the industry.

In an interview with NollyNow, Ike explained that his break allowed him to develop new, iconic brands.

“My absence wasn’t really bad because it created room for me to build more brands apart from Emeka Ike you know. I now own Nollywood TV on Startimes and I am building other brands that are highly in demand,” Ike stated.

He also mentioned that his time away from the industry also allowed him to explore opportunities in politics.

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Ike expressed his enthusiasm about returning to entertain his fans and fulfill his role as one of Nollywood’s pioneering actors. “We’re breaking the ice once again. I aim to keep entertaining my fans and meet their expectations,” he added.

Emeka Ike’s disappearance from the screen followed the end of his marriage to Suzanne Emma, who is half-Dutch and half-Nigerian.

It’s worth noting that their marriage which began in 2000 and produced four children, officially ended on July 13, 2015, following allegations of constant battery, leading to its dissolution by a Lagos Island Customary Court.

The Nollywood actor and film producer has found happiness again with his new wife, Yolanda Pfeiffer, and they have a baby girl.

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Singer Sean Kingston, mother accused of wire fraud, face 20 years in prison

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Popular American singer Sean Kingston, whose real name is Kisean Anderson, has been indicted for his alleged involvement in a $1 million wire fraud scheme.

Kingston, along with his mother Janice Turner, was charged in a Miami federal court on Friday.

Daily Mail on Friday said according to the indictment, the scheme involved making fraudulent payments through banks that were never processed, resulting in the accumulation of over $1 million in property.

Kingston and Turner have been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five counts of wire fraud.

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If convicted, they face up to 20 years in prison on each count.

According to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, the defendants “unjustly enriched themselves by falsely representing that they had executed bank wire or other monetary payment transfers.”

The payments, however, never went through, allowing the defendants to obtain $1 million in property without payment.

Kingston was previously arrested nearly two months ago in California, shortly after a SWAT team raided his rented mansion in Southwest Ranches, Florida.

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The Broward County Sheriff’s Office stated that the “Beautiful Girls” artist was taken into custody on a Florida warrant for numerous fraud and theft charges. His mother was also arrested that day.

Following his arrest in May, Robert Rosenblatt, an attorney representing Kingston and his mother, told the Associated Press, “We are aware of some of the allegations being made against both of them. We look forward to addressing these in court and are confident of a successful resolution for Sean and his mother.”

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Yvonne Jegede loses child to cholera

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Nollywood actress and movie producer Yvonne Jegede has mournfully announced the devastating loss of one of her children to cholera.

The actress shared the heartbreaking news with her followers on Instagram, revealing that she has been the sole financial supporter for three children, one of whom, Olamide Ajimuda, recently passed away.

Jegede disclosed that she first met Olamide when he was in Primary 4, and he was expected to advance to Junior Secondary School 3 after the summer break. Unfortunately, Olamide’s life was cut short by the disease.

In her post, Jegede also shared a bittersweet update on the achievements of the two other children she supports, who recently graduated from secondary school.

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One of them is Olamide’s sister. Despite her financial limitations, Jegede expressed that these accomplishments bring her a sense of fulfillment and completeness.

Since 2019, Jegede has been managing the financial responsibilities for these children, a task she attributes to divine providence.

She expressed her gratitude for the strength and support she has received, acknowledging that her faith has been a guiding force throughout her journey.

“I’m heartbroken because I lost one of my children to cholera. Olamide and I met when he was in Primary 4 and was supposed to go to JSS3 after this summer break. The news broke my heart. I am also happy that two of my children graduated yesterday from secondary school, and one of them is Olamide’s sister. I don’t have all the money in the world, but this makes my world complete. Since 2019 till date, I don’t know how I do it, but my God provides enough to carry them through.

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“Rest In Power Olamide Ajimuda,“Jegede wrote.

Netizens Reactions…
Aisha Lawal commented: ““So sorry sis.”

Mercy Johnson said: “So sorry, blood.”

Judith Audu said: “So sorry. May the Lord continue to bless you.”

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Loveness Schishakwe said: “So sorry pliz but them new slippers.”

Delight Nwachukwu said: “Ah ah so sorry sis. I love you for this; you’re superhuman.”

Mariam Longe said: “I’m so sorry sis. May our good Lord continue to replenish you, emotionally and financially. Well done sis.”

Mary Jay Blaq said: “This is sad. God bless you.”

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Edith Joseph9678 said: “God bless you.”

Eseyoma said: “You also doing a great job.”

Abiola_1279 said: “This is a bit melancholic. Take heart.”

The Heph Ibahco said: “God bless your soul and grant Olamide rest.”

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Joyous Gloria said: “The world needs more people like you. God bless you endlessly.”

Mickey Creates said; “You are sooo human.”

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