Tonto Dike – “If I keep waiting for an Igbo man, I will just end up like Genevieve Nnaji who is eternally single”

This piece was culled from an interview Tonto Dike had recently with a reporter from Punch. Excerpt from the interview:

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Interviewer: We just learnt that you will be getting married soon to your new boyfriend who happens to come from Benin, Edo state. Why are so many Nollywood female starts getting snapped up by Benin or men from Edo state?

Tonto Dike: First of all, it is nobody’s business where my fiance is from. That out of the way, yes Benin men are great and very understanding. They are not sitting and judging you unlike an Igbo man that will want to be poke-nosing in everything you do. You make your money and the Edo man is not interested in your personal affairs . “If I keep waiting for an Igbo man, I will just end up like Genevieve Nnaji who is eternally single.”

Tonto dike Debunked the statement above…

In a reaction to the alleged interview, which has spread like harmmatan fire, Tonto reacted this way, “I have never and will never say anything against Genevieve. I will not even interfere in her personal issues. I did not grant such interview.”

Her publicist also denied any such statement from Tonto dike. The publicist said, “after her interview with you (NFC) last year December, Tonto dike has only granted an interview with a soft-sell magazine, which was done about three months ago.
So, I don’t know where that purported interview came from or when such was granted.”

Terry G Declared Wanted By Nigeria Police

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Contoversial singer cum producer, Gabriel Amanyi popularly known as Terry G, has been declared wanted by the Nigeria Police in relation to a hit-and-run incident in Ikeja Lagos, last Friday.

According to reports, Terry G had gone clubbing on Oba Akran Road, Ikeja penultimate Friday with friends when the incident happened.

Eye-witness reports that as Terry G was leaving the premises of the club at the dead of night, he recklessly drove out on high speed without looking and in the process crushed the legs of a funseeker who was identified as Moshood Azeez.

The victim who is a regular caller at the Computer Village Market, Ikeja was rushed to the General Hospital, Ikeja by good samaritans for medical attention.

The matter was later reported at the MAN Centre Police Station, Wemabod Estate, Ikeja.

Ngozi Braide, Lagos State PPRO who confirmed the incident, said the police will do everything within its power to arrest the singer whose wife just recently put to bed a baby boy.

16-Year-Old-Girl Drags Nigerian Army Colonel To Court For Molesting Her

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A serving Lieutenant Colonel with the Nigerian Army, W.L. Nzidee, has been dragged to a Magistrate Court I over alleged sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl (name withheld) in Kaduna. The accused is in charge of the MTO at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA).

In an application for issuance of a direct criminal complaint summons filed at the Magistrate Court in the Kaduna Magisterial District in Barnawa, Kaduna South with case number KMD/19DC/2012 by the complainant, she accused the Colonel of committing an offence that constituted “criminal intimidation, rape, acts of gross indecency, abductions and threat to life” contrary to section 397,282,285,272 and 327 of the penal code

According to the complainant, on October 22, 2012, the accused person called her with the pretext to send her on an errand and unfortunately for her the lieutenant colonel had an ulterior motive for inviting her into his house.

She said the accused then lured her into the house and forced himself on her with a threat to kill her if she makes any noise and all effort by her to resist proved abortive because the accused is stronger than her.

She stated further that the accused forcefully had canal knowledge with her without her consent and dis-virgin her leaving her physically and mentally traumatized.

The victim said, she stayed indoor for about 48 hours and could not disclose to her guardian, until when the pains and injuries in her vagina became severe and later rushed to the NDA Medical Centre where the doctor on duty, Dr Okochi, insisted on seeing the officer who committed the assault after which she was admitted for one week.

Marathon S*x Leads To Death Of Civil Defence Officer In Calabar

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Some officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC in Calabar over the weekend mounted a manhunt for a lady who allegedly had marathon s*x with their colleague, Ofem Eta, during which he died.

According to a source at 2, Orok Ita Street, Big Qua, where Ofem was living before he met his unfortunate death, the man came back from duty on Friday evening and without eating any food went into marathon s*x with the girl and passed away during the act.

“He came back from work and told me he was hungry and I prepared food for him but when I got there, his door was shut and when I knocked he told me to take the food back and bring it later. When I took the food to him later, his door was open and when I knocked he did not answer. When I went in I saw him lying naked on his bed,” the source said.

Ofem who hails from Mkapani in Yakkur Local Government Area is alleged to be fond of having s*x with girls never minding he had eaten or not.

“When she came she greeted us but we did not take particular interest in her and when she came out of his room we did not say anything to her because we did not suspect anything unusual until his town girl brought him food,” a neighbor said about the girl who slept with the victim.

“People from his office came here and disturbed the whole street but they could not arrest anybody because the girl went away with his phone,” the neighbour said.

The Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC in Calabar, Mrs Nkoyo Bassey when contacted for comments said: “The man was enjoying himself so that is strictly his personal responsibility and not the Corps’. Have a good day”.

One of the deceased’s colleagues at the Operations unit of the Corps where he worked before his death said there are efforts to track down the lady “but for now we have not arrested anybody”

 

 

Timaya Is A Year Older Today

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Egberi Papa 1 (the peoples town crier) of Bayelsa, Enetimi Alfred Odom aka Timaya, is a year older today. The award winning singer was born on this day exactly 35-years ago in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Timaya is the CEO of Black Body Entertainment and Peace Ambassador of the Interreligious Internaational Federation for World Peace, (IIFWP).

Happy Birthday to Timaya!

BREAKING NEWS: The Tweet About BRT Falling Off Third Mainland Bridge Is A Hoax (UPDATE)

 

It was earlier reported that a recent Twitter post from @FRSCnigeria revealed that a BRT Bus filled with passengers fell into the Lagos Lagoon.

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The tweet has now been taken off the FRSC Twitter page.

Several witnesses on or around the bridge have claimed the story is false.

According to recent twitter updates, FRSC spokesman, Jonas Agwu, says@FRSCNigeria tweet about BRT falling off 3rd Mainland Bridge in Lagos is a “hoax”.

Jon Gamprell, the chief correspondent in Nigeria for The Associated Press, also tweeted: An @AP team just twice traveled the length of Lagos’ Third Mainland Bridge. There is no crashed bus in the Lagos Lagoon

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A few minutes ago, the FRSC posted this on their official Facebook and twitter page.

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All efforts to reach FRSC officials have proved abortive and we are just left to wonder what exactly is going on.

Further details would be revealed as soon as they are made available.