The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has given reasons it appointed Senator Elisha Abbo who was spotted in a viral video, assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop last year as patron of the association.
The Adamawa lawmaker’s appointment, which took effect on Monday, stirred controversy on social media as female members of the association reacted bitterly.
Popular actress, Kate Henshaw had on her Twitter page said the lawmaker was not worthy to be a patron of the AGN.
She stated that there are women in the guild, and they don’t want to be slapped.
But reacting, the AGN Adamawa State chapter Chairman, Jimmy Lot said the uproar was a campaign to smear Senator Ishaku Abbo.
He said that the lawmaker was appointed because of his tremendous work and contribution to the creative sector in the North East.
Jimmy while accusing the lawmaker’s political opponents of sponsoring the ‘assault video campaigns maintained that Senator Abbo is innocent until proven otherwise by the court.
Police Arrest Funke Akindele for Running Foul of Lockdown Order
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Funke Akindele for hosting a party in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State.
The Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, told The PUNCH that the actress had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.
He told The PUNCH, “Yes, we have (arrested) Funke Akindele and we are looking for the others. She has been taken to SCID.”
The PUNCH learnt that policemen arrived in Amen Estate off Lekk-Epe Expressway in about three patrol vehicles.
Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa, who is married to singer, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, held a party in his honour on Saturday.
Singer, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, also graced the party, which had over 20 others in attendance.
‘Cooking’s Not for Me, I Hate Sweating’
Controversial OAP and slay queen, Toke Makinwa has made a big confession on twitter about why she hates to cook.
According to the fashionista, cooking will make her sweat and smell and she hates anything like that.
She added that junks always comes to her rescue because they do not require stress I guess.
Wizkid Inspired Me to Become a Singer – Davido Reveals
What a lot of people have been irking to hear, has finally been said.
DMW superstar and honcho, Davido, revealed that Wizkid inspired him to start his music career.
The compulsory lock down has given rise to so many revelations. From Sarz to Shizzi, Burna Boy and now Davido.
In a live session with DJ ECool, Davido said they had told him there was a younger guy on the block and the guy came with so much fire.
Davido attested to that as they played Wizkid hit single, Holla at your Boy.
It is assumed that Wizkid and Davido are the Ronaldo and Messi of the Nigerian music industry. Their fans based are almost equally shared but some other love them equally.
Yesterday, Davido had announced he would be holding DMW vs any other record label session with DJ ECool.