“I sang ‘Machala’ from beginning to end” – Berri Tiga Calls Out Carter Efe after popular streaming platforms yanked it off

Up and coming singer, Berri Tiga has broken his silence after his hit track ‘Machala’ with skit maker, Carter Efe got taken down from widely-used streaming platforms. Precise post recalls that weeks after the song went viral and topped charts in various countries, the jam got yanked off by Spotify, Apple Music, Boomplay, and others which generated several speculations from internet users. While some blamed Wizkid for its removal, others claimed it had infringed on some copyright laws while some affirmed that Berri Tiga must have reported the song due to the fact that Carter Efe was taking the glory. Be it as it may, a few days after this, Berri Tiga in an IG live session avowed that he wrote and sang ‘Machala’ from beginning to end. He added that people seem to be mistaking him for the producer whereas he is the actual crooner and brain behind the track. Berri Tiga also noted that he has no idea why the song was taken down from the platforms.

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I came into the music industry straight from a UK prison – Burna Boy

Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy has revealed that he came into the music industry straight from a UK prison, Chelmsford HMP. The singer who noted that he didn’t think he would live this long, also said he doesn’t care about being the biggest Nigerian artist since he’s happy doing what he loves and can take care of his “people” from it.  Burna also said that if people knew what he used to do in the past for money, they would all be happy for him.  He wrote in now deleted tweets;  “I came into the music industry straight from Chelmsford HMP. I had no idea I would even live this long. “So when people talk about me now, it’s all just funny. Of course, I would perform with my injured leg, or even no legs or arms. “Nigeria really doesn’t know me. I don’t care to be the biggest Nigerian artist. I’m just happy I can do what I love and take care of my people from it. “If you knew just half of the shit I used to do for money, risking …

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Alaafin of Oyo’s daughter, Taibat marks birthday in his outfit (photos)

Princess Taibat Adeyemi, a former commissioner of Oyo state and daughter of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamide Adeyemi, has honored her late father by marking her birthday today in his outfit. The princess revealed she wore his outfits to show how much she misses him. “The saying goes “you never know what you have until you lose it” not in my case, I’ve always known, I’ve always known how much you loved me. I’ve always known what you meant to me. I’ve always known who you are and I am who I am today because of all you’vetaught me. In celebration of my birthday today I will like to honor my father, it’s only fitting that I wear HIS CLOTHES, HIS CANE. Hmmm Saying I miss you is an understatement of the Century. Each big event reminds me of what I’ve lost. Ileya , mother’s birthday, my birthday, your birthday. I keep wondering when It’ll truly feel to celebrate things again ( like I use to before ) everything is different now..HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME” Princess Taibat Adeyemi …

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Bella is a replica of me, the only difference is…-Tega Dominic shares her opinion on the housemates

Tega Dominic, Reality TV star, has shared her opinion about the personality and character of bbnaija level up housemate, Bella Okagbue. In an interview on Glitch Africa, Tega said Bella is just exactly like her, the only difference is that Bella doesn’t smile. Tega Dominic: Bella is a replica of me, the only difference is that I smile but she doesn’t smile. Recall that yesterday, Tega was in the news for saying Phyna is annoyingly loud and she would have requested a voluntary exit if she was in the house.  However, Tega Dominic, Big Brother Naija 2021 ex-housemate, has said everything that happened between her and Boma on the show was planned. The reality TV star revealed this while appearing as a guest on Glitch Africa’s To Be Honest podcast. She revisited the time Boma and Queen were close in the house and she tried to reconcile them but Queen apparently made some scathing comments about her and everything changed. Tega said that the intimate moments she had with Boma was all part of a plan to get under the skin of her colleague, Queen. …

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BBNaija’s Kess pens down beautiful words as he celebrates wife birthday

Kess, one of the evicted bbnaija level up housemate, has penned a beautiful message to his wife on her birthday. The entrepreneur appreciated his wife for her love and support. He added that she’s the best thing that ever happened to him. He wrote: I am so glad and lucky to marry a girl whose attributes I have heard only in fairy tales. You are the dream girl that I am so blessed to have in my life. You are my life. You are my pride. You are my peace. You are my friend. You are my confidant. You’re my wife and you are my Della.The best thing that ever happened to me is being with you, knowing you, loving you. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY ANGEL .

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Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested In Delta

The suspects, Ifeadi Macaulay and Ogala Juliet Two suspected drug dealers identified as Mrs Ogala Juliet ‘f’ 42yrs and Ifeadi Macaulay ‘m’ 26yrs have been arrested by operatives attached to Special Anti-Cult Unit (SACU) in Delta state. The arrest was made after the police officers on September 1, 2022, raided a black spot at Owa-Oyibo in Ika North East LGA of the state. Exhibits recovered from the suspects include two bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, 20 cans of liquid substances suspected to be “monkey tail”. Investigation is ongoing. Meanwhile, in the Command’s resolve to fight the menace caused by Indian hemp/ controlled drugs dealers, the Commissioner of Police has ordered that continuous raids be carried out by DPOs in their area of responsibility. The CP also admonished the youths to stay away from these substances capable of destroying their lives.

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Update: Ice Prince To Remain In Prison As Absence Of Witnesses Stalls Trial

Ice Prince The trial of popular Nigerian rapper, Panshak Zamani aka Ice Prince at a magistrate court in Ajah, Lagos State, has been stalled due to the absence of the prosecution witnesses. The ‘Oleku’ crooner is standing trial on a three-count charge bordering on assault, obstructing a policeman from carrying out its statutory duties, and abduction. He was arrested in the early hours of Friday September 2, for allegedly abducting and assaulting a police officer in Lagos. During the trial, the prosecution’s lawyer asked the court to adjourn the case, citing the absence of his two witnesses. In the previous hearing, the court granted him bail in the sum of N500,000 and asked him to provide “two responsible sureties”. The court also ordered that he be remanded at the Ikoyi correctional facility until he perfects the bail conditions. Folarin Dalmenida, the lawyer to the musician, presented the two sureties to the court. Operatives of the Ikoyi correctional facility said that the artiste would remain in custody until he meets his bail conditions. One of the officials, who preferred anonymity because …

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Sheikh Gumi Speaks On Arrest Of His Aide, Mamu In Egypt By Nigerian Government

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi The controversial Nigerian Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has spoken up about the widely reported arrest of Tukur Mamu, his aide, who was picked up in Cairo, Egypt. Sahara Reporters earlier reported that Mamu was reportedly arrested alongside his family members on his way to Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj. Reacting to Mamu’s arrest, Gumi said he heard about the arrest but that he does not know why he was arrested. Peoples Gazette quoted Gumi as saying, “I am just hearing that he was detained in Cairo with his family. I am not aware of why that would happen and because the Nigerian government did not charge him for anything or declare him wanted at any time. “But I have also heard that he is on his way back to Nigeria, so I hope to have more information upon his arrival later today.” It was gathered that Mamu was detained at the Cairo International Airport for 24 hours and is being repatriated to Nigeria, many outlets are reporting. Meanwhile, earlier speaking, Mamu had said, “I was not harassed at the Nigerian …

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2023 Election: They Are Plotting To Get Rid Of Tinubu, Make Shettima President – Awolowo’s Daughter (Video)

Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu has raised an alarm saying the north is planning to get rid of Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, if he wins the 2023 election and make Kashim Shettima president.  Awolowo-Dosunmu is the daughter of Nigerian nationalist and statesman, Obafemi Awolowo.  She claimed that the plot may be perfected immediately after the 2023 swearing-in. She said those behind the plot would take advantage of Tinubu’s medical condition.  Awolowo-Dosunmu appealed to Yorubas to stop being sentimental and tribalist about the three major candidates contesting for the office of the presidency.  “They are plotting against Tinubu; Yorubas should wake up. They are aware of Tinubu’s medical condition. “All they are planning is, immediately after handing over and swearing-in, they are going to get rid of Tinubu and Sheetima will be your next president if you are not careful. “Yorubas have to wake up and not allow emotions to lead us,” she told newsmen in Lagos.     View this post on Instagram            A post shared by The Tattle Room 🇳🇬 🌎 (@thetattleroomng)

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ISWAP Attacks Boko Haram Members Fleeing Military Onslaught

Some ISWAP members have launched heavy attacks on their fellow terrorists in Borno State, Daily Trust reports.  The Boko Haram fighters who were escaping the military bombardment in Borno State were attacked by their Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) rivals. The military has increased its raid against insurgents on the fringes of Lake Chad. Daily Trust had earlier reported how over 200 Boko Haram fighters and their commanders were killed in a military onslaught and how floods sacked some insurgents, forcing them to relocate to east of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno state. Some of the escapees had sought refuge in Cina village, Bama Local Government Area of the state but they were attacked, according to sources. Corroborating the account, Zagazola Makama, a counter insurgency expert and security analyst in the Lake Chad, said the military attacks forced hundreds of terrorists and their families to desert their camps to seek safe havens in other locations. “Unfortunately for the Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, an Islamic terrorist groups and their families, they were attacked by their rivals, the ISWAP …

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Davido Surprises Eniola Badmus With Early Birthday Gift (Video)

Nigerian singer, Davido surprised Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus with an early birthday gift. Eniola, who has been announcing her birthday for a couple of days now, finally turns 45 today, the 7th of September, 2022. Eniola, widely known as “Gbogbo Big Girl” takes to her official social media page to share a clip of the moment OBO sprayed her with wads of cash. The Caption Reads:“My birthday gift came early…,,,,OBO no go minus.” It’s no news that Davido and Eniola Badmus are quite smitten with each other. They always support each other’s craft and show up wherever necessary. Watch Video Below:     View this post on Instagram            A post shared by Alexander Thandi Ubani (@thandiubani)

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FCTA Approves New NYSC Camp In Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has approved the construction of a new permanent orientation camp for the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Kwali, Abuja. Musa Bello, Minister of the FCT, represented by the Secretary of FCT NYSC Governing Board, Hadiza Kabir, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the NYSC National Governing Board meeting with chairpersons of the State Governing Boards. Bello said a new secretariat complex was underway as part of the FCT administration’s effort to ease the operations of the NYSC in Abuja. He urged all stakeholders not to abandon their roles to the Federal Government alone.“The NYSC scheme is the responsibility of governments at all levels and must not be left in the care of only one”, he said. Meanwhile, the chairman of the NYSC National Governing Board, Ambassador Fatima Abubakar, expressed concern over the organization’s challenges despite its achievements in fostering national unity.

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2023 Election: It’s Speculation, No One Has Given Me Anything – Peter Obi

Peter Obi Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has debunked reports that he received the sum of $150m donation from Nigerians in the diaspora. Recall that a group, Tinubu-Shettima Connect recently asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify the former Anambra Governor over the alleged funding which according to them, violates the Electoral Act. However, speaking during a meeting with Nigerians in London on Tuesday, Peter Obi who departed Nigeria on August 25, to solicit support from Nigerians in diaspora, dismissed the report, describing it as a mere speculation. According to him, the aim of his consultation was not for fund but to ensure that Nigerians in the countries he visited were taking part in the election process.“Nobody has given me anything. That is speculation. What I need is not what they would give me. But what they would give Nigeria, because we need them to turn around Nigeria. “This is the energy, the capacity that we need to turn around Nigeria. Every country that was turned around, was done by the diaspora. Even in …

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Gunmen Reportedly Kill Islamic Cleric in Ebonyi

Sheikh Ibrahim Iyiorji, an Islamic cleric, has been reportedly killed in Isu, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.  According to a report by Daily Trust, the cleric was shot at his residence on Sunday and died on Monday night, September 5, at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, where he was taken for medical treatment.   The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) while condoling with the Ebonyi State Muslims charged the authorities to arrest and prosecute the killers.  MURIC, in a statement signed by the chairman of the Abuja branch, Salahudeen Ustaz Yunus, urged the government to unravel the circumstances surrounding the attack. “May Allah enable the government to do the needful in getting to the root of the circumstances surrounding his attack by the dare devils. May Allah make it easy for each and every one of us to strive hard in pleasing Allah before our destined period of death,” the statement read in part.. Spokesperson of the police in the state, SP Chris Anyanwu, however, said that command was not aware of such incident. “I have not heard or informed …

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BREAKING: Governor Atiku Bagudu Dissolves Cabinet

Gov Atiku Bagudu Governor of Kebbi state, Atiku Bagudu dissolved the state’s executive council on Wednesday, September 7. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Babale Yauri. The governor said the dissolution of the executive council is with immediate effect from Wednesday.“The Governor is sincerely appreciative of the individual contributions of each member of the Cabinet and thanked them for their dedication to duty and ensuring peace and steady development of the state during their respective tenure in office,” the statement said. He thanked all the members of the dissolved council for their performance, adding that a new State Executive Council would be announced soon. The statement revealed that some of the members of the dissolved council might be reappointed.

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My Mum Gave Me Money For Studio Sessions – Singer, Crayon Reveals

The sensational musical artis, Charles Chibueze Chukwu, who is also known as Crayon has made revelations about his mother. The young music act, signed under Mavin records has revisited his journey to stardom and some of the challenges he faced. The Ebonyi-born artiste said signing a deal with Mavin Records enabled him to uplift his family as he was able to stop his mum from selling fruits in Iyana Oba, Lagos. The 21-year-old, who is the first child of his family, stated that his mum was supportive and even gave him money for studio sessions. Speaking in an interview, the songwriter said it was not always his dream to go into music but his father brought alive his interest for music. According to Crayon, his dad used to sell records and MC events he would often take some of the CDs, listen to them and try to mimic artistes. He said at 12 or 13, he wanted to venture into music and joined the church choir but quit due to stage fright.

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