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Several things to know about how Hushpuppi when he was arrested by Dubai Police


All you need to know about Dubai's case against Hushpuppi.


Nigerians Impressed With Dubai Police After Watching Documentary Of  Hushpuppi's Arrest
Hushpuppi arrested in Dubai 


Dubai has elaborated on how Hushpuppi was arrested and here goes:

1..Dubai launched a special operation code-named 'Operation Fox Hunt 2' to solve Hushpuppi’s case.

2..It took Dubai police less than four months to crack the case. In the end, 12 gang members of Hushpuppi’s were also arrested. Among them was Olalekan Ponle, aka Woodberry.

Hushpuppi And Woodberry Reportedly Arrested By Interpol And FBI In Dubai -  Naija Entertainment Website



3..Dubai police describe Hushpuppi as “an international online scammer known as Ramon Olorunwa Abbas but who goes by Hushpuppi on social media platforms.” Hushpuppi was actually born Ramoni Igbalode.

4..To arrest Hushpuppi and his gang, six raids were carried out simultaneously as the suspects slept in their Dubai residences.

5..After months of painstaking investigation and hours of monitoring the gang’s social media accounts, a team of highly-trained Dubai police officers were able to confirm the gang’s whereabouts and fraudulent activities.







6..Hushpuppi was arrested on multiple fraud charges for crimes committed in different parts of the world.

7..Dubai police say he often boasted about his wealth and expensive possessions on social media; claiming he was a successful businessman.

8..Dubai police tracked Hushpuppi's every move and took note of all his social media activities.

9..Hushpuppi and his gang reportedly created fake pages for existing websites in order to redirect victims’ payments to their own accounts.







10..Hushpuppi and his gang hacked corporate emails and sent fake messages to clients in order to redirect financial transfers and people’s bank details to their own accounts.

11..Hushpuppi and his gang committed fraud amounting to 1.6 billion dirham (N168bn).

12..Police seized items worth more than 150 million Dirhams from the gang after taking possession of 21 personal computers, 47 smartphones, 15 flash drives and 5 hard disks.

13..1, 926, 400 victims were allegedly scammed by Hushpuppi and his gang.

14..13 luxury cars worth 25 million Dirhams were bought by Hushpuppi and his gang with the money stolen from people who have been scammed, according to the police.















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Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph share her opinion on marital rape


Anita Joseph & husband Fisayo Michael

Anita Joseph & husband Fisayo Michael





Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph, has shared her opinion about marital rape, implying that it is not possible for a husband to rape his wife.

The 32-year-old had on Saturday shared a video with husband, MC Fish, in which they talked about a friend of Anita’s who had opened up to her about her husband forcing himself on her.

Anita said, “Someone told me something she said her husband raped her, she said, Anita what do I do? should I go to the police? Which one be say your husband rape you? Are you mad?…”



Her husband then tried to explain the meaning of consent to her, saying, “Its true cuz they say rape is sexual intercourse without consent…”

She replied, “Rape is for people you don’t know…”




































































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No social distancing as Naira Marley thrills fans at Abuja


Naira Marley


Controversial Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola better known as Naira Marley on Saturday defied the social distancing order at Abuja concert where his fans trooped to the venue in their numbers amid Coronavirus pandemic.

The concert which was initially meant to be a ‘drive-in’ concert was hosted by Kim Oprah, a former Miss Tourism Nigeria, and Big Brother Naija housemate.

Excited Fans took no notice of the social distancing rule as there was a large number of people at the venue and a few had their PPE’s(Personal Protection Equipment).









































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Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele has expressed shock over the death of a former Nigerian beauty queen, Ibidun Ighodalo.



Why? Nollywood actress Funke Akindele mourns Ibidun Ighodalo








Photo: Ibidun and Funke

Ighodalo died on Sunday of apparent cardiac arrest in her hotel room in Port Harcourt, Rivers.

Akindele took to her Instagram page to pay tribute to Ighodalo, describing her as a good friend, who impacted her life and career.

Akindele said that Ighodalo helped her in promoting the ‘Jenifa brand’ and taught her to be classy and decent.




Akindele wrote: “So confused!! Don’t know what to write!! Ibidun you were a good friend, you supported my brand when I was very low.

“You helped position the Jenifa brand. You taught me how to be classy and decent. You were always there for me.

“Ha!! Why? We can’t question you oh Lord!!! Rest in peace my beautiful sister. May God comfort uncle’s heart.”

Ighodalo was the wife of Mr Ituah Ighodalo of the Trinity Church, based in Lagos.

The late Ighodalo ran an events company, Elizabeth R, alongside her foundation, Ibidun Ighodalo Foundation, during her lifetime.























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Olu Jacob is not Dead"- Joke Silva Reacts to Rumors

“My husband is not dead” – Joke Silva reacts to rumors about Olu Jacob’s death

Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has debunked viral rumors making the rounds that her husband, Olu Jacobs is dead.




Reports went viral on social media yesterday, alleging that the veteran actor, Olu Jacob has died.

In an interview with some journalists, Joke Silva described the news as depressing, adding that her husband is alive and well. She also disclosed that her hubby will clock a new age next month.

Speaking further, She said her family has been receiving calls from friends and associates who wanted to know if the report was true.



She also warned people to desist from spreading falsehood. - 

How Hushpuppi scammed US government of $100 million meant for ventilators for COVID-19 patients



Today is just one of those days that Nigerians will frown at fraud, ramble about how fraud is evil.

 But deep down they've always wished to have Hushpuppi's money, they admire Diezani, Mompha and other fraudsters.

 You might be wondering why about 60 Interpol and FBI agents stormed Dubai to arrest popular social media sensations, Hushpuppi and Woodberry in their plush hotel at the wee hours of this morning.


With the sort of lifestyle the duo flaunt on social media, Nigerians have been wondering the kind of job these two are into, with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of clothing and accessories being bought by these guys on a daily basis. 

After the arrest which sent the whole social media into a frenzy, it has been revealed that they successfully intercepted a deal of over $100 million which the United States government was paying to purchase ventilators for COVID-19 patients in Native America.

They have a special programming tool used to hack emails and monitor big transactions going on between companies. 

They got wind of the discussion between the US government and the manufacturer through an email hack and waited till it was time for payments to be made. 

All they did was intercept the email from the manufacturer and smartly entered their own account number without the knowledge of both parties.




After this deal went through, Hushpuppi bought a 2021 Rolls Royce Cullinan worth over $500,000 and also a Villa; this purchase triggered the US authorities as they have been trying to track down a number of internet fraudsters who have been on million dollar scam deals for some years now. 

The Interpol and FBI stormed their plush abode in the United Arab Emirates and arrested both Hushpuppi and Woodberry. 

They have been flown to Washington to answer for their crimes.

Now, when this particular trend dies down, we would return to hailing people with questionable sources of wealth, and ask them to "bless your boys', or 'do giveaways", and anyone who dares talk about their source of wealth, we shut it down with the usual "stop being a hater" bleatings. 

The painful thing now is that, people all over the world will almost every time associate every Nigerian with fraud. But let's act all saintly today and condemn fraud and corruption.


It is also worthy of note that after Hushpuppi denounced being a Nigeria citizen, I don’t think it is right tagging him as a Nigerian anymore. Nigerians are neither partakers nor beneficiaries of his fraudulent act. The Interpol had Hushpuppi in their sights for many years and just allowed him build up the overwhelming evidence that they needed. His “fans” also fanned his flames by hailing him constantly on social media. 

I don’t think anyone ever believed Hushpuppi's money was legit. The lavish lifestyle, show off and so many other things made it obvious. The truth is that scam has levels and he's in real trouble now. After scamming or doing whatever he does to make money, he comes online to preach hard work and resilience.


As the case soldiers on, he should have at the back of his mind that a single charge of wire fraud is 20 years in jail, now imagine how many wire fraud charges awaits him in the US. Illegitimate source of wealth will always come back to haunt you. Now there is a ripple effect to the saga as this news have destroyed a lot for remote workers. There is a report of a man who got turned down by five foreign clients because he is a Nigerian.

The likes of Hushpuppi, Mompha, Woodberry and the rest scam cliques make young Nigerians hustling for legit money look stupid with their flamboyant lifestyles. A lot of Nigerians believe that he is into real estate, sells and buys real estate in Dubai at affordable prices. And the money he earns from doing that, he donates it into charity by buying clothes and shoes from Gucci and sending them to Nigeria.
Just a few years ago, Hushpuppi shaded the likes of Phyno and Ice prince for cutting their coat according to their cloth. Now he has been arrested for fraud. We wait to hear his explanation of how he made his wealth from real estate. We all wish to have money, even more money, like business mogul, Aliko Dangote and even Hushpuppi. It is the money we wish to have, we don't wish to become fraudsters, and it's just a wish. Truth is people make his amount of money or more by doing things legit way.

Integrity is the major trait involved when it comes to fraudulent misconduct, and the standard of living is very low amongst 90% of our population. We are currently being bombarded with a new generation of mis-educated individuals cultured to look at these "FRAUDSTERS" as "ROLE MODELS".
According to the great Obafemi Awolowo; ''When the disciples are ready, the master will appear. It is the readiness and yearnings and aspirations of the people that will determine the calibre and character of those who rule them. In a society of rogues, honesty will be a heavy discount''. Everyone wishes to have their type of money but the only difference is how it is made ''legally'' or ''illegally''. If Hushpuppi is a legit businessman the truth will tell, and if he is a scammer, we will know in due course.




Wishing to have Hushpuppi's money and wanting to engage in fraud to have it are not one and the same thing. I generally agree though that Nigeria has become a society that condones fraud and corruption. Everyone chooses who they want to become. Deep down we know ill-gotten wealth is bad. I condemn ill gotten wealth and any form of criminal activity especially fraud; you be at the back of your laptop and defraud people of their sweat and life savings. That is another level of wickedness.




As far as I know, the real Nigerians are good and they have integrity, that is the hard truth!

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Angry Chioma Allegedly Responsible for Davido Broken Leg..

 Chioma Allegedly Responsible For Davido's Broken Leg




Here is the shocking reports, Chioma is allegedly responsible for Davido's recent leg break.




According to allegations making the rounds, this was after she found out that he reportedly welcomed a fourth child with another woman identified as Larissa London, a UK-based makeup artist.

Recall that earlier this week, the "Assurance" singer was alleged to have welcomed a baby boy with the London based makeup artist, who allegedly put to bed a few weeks ago. The baby boy was reportedly born in March.




One week ago, Davido’s lawyer, Bobo Ajudua shared photos of the singer grappling with crutches while wearing a medical walking boot for a broken foot.

Well, rumour has it that Chioma might just be the responsible party.

According to the allegations, Chioma and Davido got into a heated argument and she pushed him, which resulted to the bandaged leg due to the fact that he fell.

It was further alleged that the injury is a bit serious, as he has been checked into Reddington hospital in the company of his friends and bodyguard.


Meanwhile, Davido’s manager, Asa Asika had stated that Davido is doing fine and there is no need to panic.

Asa also mentioned that the singer only sprained his legs and would soon be back on his feet.


“Davido is recuperating well. He’s resting his legs and he’ll be good. Nothing is broken. He will be fine. He just tripped; that’s all,” he said in the interview.

We will keep you update as the story unfolds.





A love story Falling Apart : Davido and Fiancee Chioma Allegedly Separated .


The Popular Musician Davido and his woman Chioma (whom he put a ring on her finger and welcomed a son with) allegedly separated for now due to circumstances beyond control 


Or should we call it Irreconcilable differences?



The Estranged love birds allegedly no longer live in the same house and are presently not in good terms according to what is being whispered.

The Insiders who say that Chioma did not have COVID19 as earlier made to believe allege that the couple had a fight back then and that story was sold to the public to hide ‘slap marks and punch marks’.

These Insiders also say that Chioma did wrong by joining him ” to shame his other baby mamas not knowing that the cane that flogged the first and second one was waiting by the corner to flog her…She didn’t behave like a babe from Eastern Nigeria at all,Because babes from that part are smart and will make sure you wife them totally to avoid stories that touch but Chioma got carried away by love and the expensive gifts,albeit that some looked like audio gifts”.



Even though there are allegations that the couple are no longer together because he welcomed a new child with a 4th lady,I cannot say for certain that it is true but you can take it to the Bank that what is tearing them apart is greater than what bound them together.

There are also whispers that the story about being passed from her alleged ex to him also did some damage to their love…..sad!

Davido and Chioma are no longer as active as they used to be on their social media handles and Chioma has recently began to disable commenting from her page because of trolls while he is allegedly trying to recover and drop the crutches…

If they are meant to be together,they will make up the break up and shame those laughing now……

A Love story falling apart is not the end of the world but let us wait and see…You can never tell with the power of love!”

Breaking News : Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele arrested for hosting party during Covid19 Lockdown






Funke Akindele, Nollywood actress, has been arrested by the Lagos state police command for hosting a party, in contravention of the lockdown order in the state.

According to The Punch, the movie star was whisked to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti (SCID), Yaba on Sunday evening.

Meanwhile the renowned actress, also known as Jenifa, earlier apologised after coming under fire for hosting the celebrity-studded house party amidst the Coronavirus lockdown.

The actress who hosted the party to celebrate her husband, JJC Skillz— Abdulrasheed Bello’s birthday—in their Amen Estate home, Lagos on Saturday, came under attack for flouting government directives on total lockdown and ban on large gatherings to flatten the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The party had in attendance, singer Naira Marley, actress Eniola Badmus and a host of other guests.

In a video from the party, JJC Skillz said it was his birthday and he had to invite friends to celebrate with him at their home along the Lekki-Epe Expressway.

He said, “Na here we dey, those of us wey get mind (sic). This is the best estate to be stuck in during the lockdown. It is my birthday.”

The guests, who were over 20, including Naira Marley, were also seen singing ‘Ma fo’, a song released by the musician.

The video drew the ire of Nigerians on social media with many calling on both the Federal Government and the Lagos State Government to take immediate action.


Queen Salawa Abeni Finally Exposes blackmailer on Social media


Legendary Musician, Salawa Abeni, known as the “Waka Queen” has exposed a man threatening to blackmail her with old semi-nude pictures sent to her privately.
Abeni displayed a screenshot of the conversations between her and the fellow on her Instagram handle and narrated the story to her fans.

The Waka Queen who expressed shock and disappointment said the fellow threatened to expose the pictures to the public if he does not get the money he demanded.


She said the man wanted to destroy a career she had labored to build for over 45 years now but would not consent to such.
“Good morning my family, friends, fans. I have something very important to tell you and I will appreciate your audience. I am very disappointed that someone somewhere will try to tarnish my image and threaten to destroy my career of over 45 years.


“This morning, I received messages from somebody threatening to expose very old pictures of me and in the process blackmailing me for money. These could have been pictures of me in the hospital or even with my partner, but is this what has become of us?
“I plead with everybody out there to be very careful as our current situation has made people very desperate.

“I am almost 60 years old, I have worked very hard and made a name for myself for somebody to believe that they can threaten and trample on my feelings, this is very sad.


“So I have decided to share the messages and pictures sent by this person with everyone for you all to see!
“Thank you and God bless you! For you the blackmailer, I refuse to be bullied by you as I am sure that I am old enough to be your MOTHER!!,” she said.


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Breaking: Saidi Balogun Postponed Mother’s Burial Bash Over Corona Virus.

Popular actor, Saidi Balogun with family members have announced the postponement indefinitely of the burial ceremony of their late mother earlier scheduled to take place on the 27th of this month.


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The decision was conveyed through a brief statement released in Lagos on Wednesday announcing that ” the family of Ajimoti in Omu Aran and Kobomoje family in Oja oba in Ibadan use this medium to inform friends and well-wishers that the final burial of our mother Madam Sariyu Agbeke Ajimati Balogun schedule to hold on the 27th of this month (March) at the 10 degree event center, billings way oregun, ikeja Lagos has been postponed till further notice”


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The event intended to host the who -is -who in the society was scheduled to have the Mayegun of yoruba-land K1 DE ultimate and other notable acts on the band stand.

Speaking with The page News on the postponement of the event, Saidi Balogun said it is time for a sober reflection especially now that the world is facing a difficult time over the outbreak of the dread Corona virus.

According to the popular role interpreter, the recommendation of the World Health Organization regulations that there should be social isolation or self quarantine for at least 14 days should be respected, hence ”we have agreed that for the sake of those who are coming to celebrate with us on the final burial of our mother, the party is hereby postponed to a date that will be communicated to the general public very soon”

He thus urged all to abide by health tips recommended for the prevention of the Corona virus.

” Wash your hands with soup under a running water for at lest 20 seconds, avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes, maintain a 2 to 3 meters distance from each other and if you must go out be very careful” Balogun admonished, adding that ” good health is most paramount.

”We must do everything possible to ensure we stay safe and free from the ravaging virus called Covid-19 that has proved to be no respecter of any one irrespective of town,color,country and tribe.

It is when we are healthy that we can be happy, rejoice and gather together to celebrate” he concluded...


The popular Gospel Singer Yinka Ayefele displays pictures of his triplets

Yinka Ayefele and his triplets
Gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele welcomed a set of triplets with his wife, Temitope in Maryland, USA July this year.
Take a look at the photos.

Real Facts you need to know about Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth that You probably dont know

Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth is one of the Fast Arising Blogger, she has been in the Nigerian blog industry over the years. So, therefore, in this post, I will be sharing with you real facts about Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth that you probably didn’t know.


Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth is a Blogger, businesswoman, fashion mogul, Ngo Manager, Event planner, model, entrepreneur, social media consultant. She has been in the system over the years. Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth was born on 31st October in Lagos State in southwestern Nigeria, which makes every Oct 31st a special day in her life as she celebrates her Birthday. 

Her parent’s names are Akinkuade Adetokunbo and Aderonke Ruth. She is originally from Ondo Town in the southwestern part of Nigeria but grew up in Lagos State in the southwestern part of Nigeria. 

She started money-making at a very tender age. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in business, fashion and as a blogger.

As a kid, Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth's dream was to become a businesswoman. 

She completed her nursery and primary school education at Fola Children School Both in Lagos State in the southwestern part of Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. 

After completing her nursery and primary school education, She proceeded to Fanlot comprehensive Secondary School in Lagos State in the Southern part of Nigeria where she obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. 

After completing her secondary school education she proceeded to Lagos State Polytechnic to obtain National Diploma and Higher Diploma in Business Administration.

Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth has work in various sectors such as the Computer Technology company, Hospitality industry, Marketing Company while she still in school and also a distributor of makeup Products called "Sleek".  

Fashion actually brought Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth to limelight with a business name called Ronishclothing . 


So when she finished her studies, she ventured into Fabrics Business and Sewing of Jalamia.

Akinkuade Aderonke is a goal getter, who promises herself never to relax until her good becomes better. It's was a wonderful Journey so far for Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth when she now decided to go back as a working-class and she was employed as the secretary to one of the Popular Nollywood Creative Actor Saidi Balogun. 

 While working with Saidi Balogun, she joined The Golden Movie Ambassador of Nigeria (TGMAN) when she featured in movie like "Lace Race" produced by Sunkanmi Omobolanle, and "SCOURGE" and soon and also featured some of Campaigns Led by Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin, the president of Woman Arise for Change initiative.



In 2015, Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth establishes a News Blog named Ronishratis News and later unveil a new name from ronishratis to Ara News Trends in 2018 http://www.ara-newstrends.com/ As the Blog traffic Increase, she became more famous as she also managed social accounts and build blogs and websites.

Presently, She got another job in an  Ngo Organization called Trauma savers life support foundation a non-profit organization that is intended to help Youths (girls/boys) who have major issues with drug/marijuana misusage. The program is designed to support children, youth and adults who face significant adversity through their thoughts, feelings, behaviors due to drugs. Our team provides a range of assessment, counseling, and support. This is a program for the complete abstinence from all drugs. 

Join Akinkuade Aderonke Ruth as She takes a walk in her great and dynamic path of success together... 



When has it become a crime to make a referral for colleagues, Saidi Balogun shared more light on the social media troll alleged by his Junior Colleague Actress Tayo Sogbola


A man named IDRIS BELLO came to me a few weeks ago and introduced a Hajj trip package. I wasn't interested initially until he showed me a copy of my colleague IBRAHEEM  CHATTA'S advert. I was convinced knowing how well Chatta is very versed on religion and Islamic matters, so I decided to give it a shot.

A few days later, he pleaded with tears in his eyes that I should get some of my other colleagues in the industry to buy into the traveling packages, he further explained that he had invested 20million naira already on the project and he was running into a huge loss.







His story seemed convincing, so I decided to encourage him by introducing MUSTAPHA  SHOLAGBADE (versed in Islam)and SHOTAYO SHOGBOLA to his package.

During his birthday at Oriental hotels Victoria Island, where he proposed to his fiancee in the presence of my self  Lateef Oladimeji, Ibraheem Chatta, Shotayo, Mustapha.

 The gathering gave me a total conviction that the man is up to the task. I felt that if he could bring us all under one roof in one day, he might be able to pull bigger jobs. I guess I was wrong.

 I decided to run an advert for his package which he paid like 0.5% of the deal and complained there was little or no turnout,  I believed him and took further steps.

Before I knew it he had collected money from these people, he equally collected two hundred thousand naira from me when he claimed he had problem asides two other people which he promised to give free trip from Ibadan.

 Approximately, he took over four hundred thousand naira (400k) even after he had promised them a free trip, the two people came to me that they had no money for international passport, which I fund them from my pocket to do the intl passport, aside that, I also bare the cost of there trip from Ibadan to Lagos and the hotels with feeding on account of my goodwill.


After I had done all these expenses, Idris ran to me again, that he had issues he wants to solve, my self and Ibrahim Chatta came to his rescue and I am also aware Ibraheem also borrowed him 200k.

Along the line, Shotayo said she was no longer interested. But a week after I heard that the people  Shotayo told earlier paid, which left me to confuse and shocked.

Unknowingly we got to the boarding plane only to find out that the booking he claimed he had made was not reflecting. He didn't show up with the two other people's passport/Visa either. Right there, we were left with two options either to report to the authorities or escalate the matter via social media platforms.

 My self and Ibrahim Chatta decided to let the matter rest and let  God judge our actions according to intentions while we ponder on the next line of action. But later we thought of other victims that were involved who may not be willing to take such step because of the amount involved.

So, we set two options for ourselves either to go as a group to complain to the Authorities which others obliged or individual take it up and once there is a need to report to the Authorities we all make ourselves available.

Mustapha Sholagbade told me Sotayo had reported the matter to the police and she had collected a letter from Higher Authorities, which make me at peace that all is in control,

And each time Shotayo reports me to people, I try as much as possible to call but she declined to speak to me and never returned my calls. I don't hold this against her because I reasoned she might be angry. I was totally alarmed to see my name being dragged on social media for sins I never committed.


When has it become a crime to make a referral for colleagues? When we know that referral is the
life wire of entertainers. My intention for bringing my colleagues on board was clear and noble as I never knew it would end this way.

Nevertheless, necessary investigations are still going on and we will alert the public as things unfold.

In conclusion
I will advise the public to beware of fake journalists who for their selfish interests do copy and paste without proper investigation. Only God knows how many lives and career have been ruined to such a heinous act.

In God I trust!

SAIDI BALOGUN FINALLY BREAKS HIS SILENCE OVER AN ALLEGED SCAM SCANDAL

The Nollywood actor, Saidi Balogun finally shared more light on the social media troll alleged by his Junior Colleague Actress Tayo Sogbola attempting to drag Saidi Balogun name in the Mud by accusing him of introducing her to a scammer, named IDRIS BELLO. 



In the recent chats with Saidi Balogun by Ara news for investigating the Story, Saidi Balogun responded that he wasn't involved in any scam rather, he was also a victim of the Scam and he would have ignored the issue but he realized keeping quiet would further fuel the misconceptions.

Read Saidi Balogun Response Below

Firstly, I wasn't involved in any scam rather, I'm equally a victim. This is not a decision to hate or indict anyone but to clear things up.


A man named IDRIS BELLO came to me a few weeks ago and introduced a Hajj trip package. I wasn't interested initially until he showed me a copy of my colleague IBRAHEEM  CHATTA'S advert. I was convinced knowing how well Chatta is very versed on religion and Islamic matters, so I decided to give it a shot.

A few days later, he pleaded with tears in his eyes that I should get some of my other colleagues in the industry to buy into the traveling packages, he further explained that he had invested 20million naira already on the project and he was running into a huge loss.

His story seemed convincing, so I decided to encourage him by introducing MUSTAPHA  SHOLAGBADE (versed in Islam)and SHOTAYO SHOGBOLA to his package.

During his birthday at Oriental hotels Victoria Island, where he proposed to his fiancee in the presence of my self  Lateef Oladimeji, Ibraheem Chatta, Shotayo, Mustapha.

 The gathering gave me a total conviction that the man is up to the task. I felt that if he could bring us all under one roof in one day, he might be able to pull bigger jobs. I guess I was wrong.

 I decided to run an advert for his package which he paid like 0.5% of the deal and complained there was little or no turnout,  I believed him and took further steps.

Before I knew it he had collected money from these people, he equally collected two hundred thousand naira from me when he claimed he had problem asides two other people which he promised to give free trip from Ibadan.

 Approximately, he took over four hundred thousand naira (400k) even after he had promised them a free trip, the two people came to me that they had no money for international passport, which I fund them from my pocket to do the intl passport, aside that, I also bare the cost of there trip from Ibadan to Lagos and the hotels with feeding on account of my goodwill.

After I had done all these expenses, Idris ran to me again, that he had issues he wants to solve, my self and Ibrahim Chatta came to his rescue and I am also aware Ibraheem also borrowed him 200k.

Along the line, Shotayo said she was no longer interested. But a week after I heard that the people  Shotayo told earlier paid, which left me to confuse and shocked.

Unknowingly we got to the boarding plane only to find out that the booking he claimed he had made was not reflecting. He didn't show up with the two other people's passport/Visa either. Right there, we were left with two options either to report to the authorities or escalate the matter via social media platforms.

 My self and Ibrahim Chatta decided to let the matter rest and let  God judge our actions according to intentions while we ponder on the next line of action. But later we thought of other victims that were involved who may not be willing to take such step because of the amount involved.

So, we set two options for ourselves either to go as a group to complain to the Authorities which others obliged or individual take it up and once there is a need to report to the Authorities we all make ourselves available.

Mustapha Sholagbada told me Sotayo had reported the matter to the police and she had collected a letter from Higher Authorities, which make me at peace that all is in control,

And each time Shotayo reports me to people, I try as much as possible to call but she declined to speak to me and never returned my calls. I don't hold this against her because I reasoned she might be angry. I was totally alarmed to see my name being dragged on social media for sins I never committed.

When has it become a crime to make a referral for colleagues? When we know that referral is the
life wire of entertainers. My intention for bringing my colleagues on board was clear and noble as I never knew it would end this way.

Nevertheless, necessary investigations are still going on and we will alert the public as things unfold.

In conclusion
I will advise the public to beware of fake journalists who for their selfish interests do copy and paste without proper investigation. Only God knows how many lives and career have been ruined to such a heinous act.

In God I trust!

#YourViewTVC: You can’t call my husband unless it’s his birthday- Funke Akindele tells friends

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Funke Akindele and hubby, JJC Skillz.

Award-winning Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello aka Jenifa, has said it is unacceptable for her friends to feel so cozy with her husband that they start exchanging casual phone calls or text messages.

Funke who is married to JJC Skillz, further said her friends can only call him when it’s his birthday or when they want to reach her but cannot. Other than that, its a no-no for her.

The actress who welcomed a set of twins last year, said this during an interview with TVC’s popular program, Your View

When asked her opinion about friends and respecting personal spaces in marriages and relationships, Funke said

For me, personal space is personal space. Your best friend has to stay in her lane. Your friend can come to your house, your husband can know your best friend, he can say hello but why would she be calling my husband on the phone? Except its his birthday” she said.
Watch the video interview below:

Why Ifu Ennada said being an entrepreneur might delay marriage .



Beauty entrepreneur, award-winning actress, and ex-Big Brother Nigeria Housemate, Ifu Ennada, has said being an entrepreneur might not let her marry at a time she desires.

The actress disclosed the information to her followers on Instagram while narrating how coping with business activities and her struggle to get the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) registration for her products has taken so much of her time.

She said: “Being an entrepreneur might not let me marry when I want to. The past few weeks have been very crazy for me. From trying to get my NAFDAC registration finally done (I’ve been on it since last year), managing my staff and ongoing work at my new place to not sleeping till 5/6am because I have to communicate with Manufacturers in China of a new project I’m working on and inspect the work being done for me (China is 7hrs ahead). Add that to keeping up with being a celebrity, shooting contents, attending relevant events, interviews and reading scripts…my life is not fun sometimes. Most of what I do now is not what you assign to PAs.

“Yesterday I broke down. I was crying because after months of going back and forth and thousands of dollars spent on multiple samples my new project wasn’t close to what I want. So I was crying and desperately needed a hug. Some days I forget to eat because I’m so immersed in my work.

“This is why sometimes I feel like marriage isn’t for me until I’m absolutely ready. Sometimes I imagine adding my current To Do List to having a husband and children. I’ll probably run mad and that marriage might fail because marriage is a full-time job…but God is with me. To everyone who follows @5millionaday my page for entrepreneurs, I’ll get back to posting there today.


“To everyone who supports my business @beautifuennada, I don’t take your love for granted. The money I get from my business is what I’m investing in these other projects. I’m grateful for your faith in my brand.”