The Executive Governor of Osun State, Governor Ademola Adeleke has described the death of a veteran nollywood actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko, as devastating and painful.
The Governor in a condolence message signed by his Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, said Iyabo Oko made a great mark in the movie industry, adding that her demise is a loss of one of the state’s talents in the creative industry.
He commiserated with her family and the movie industry as a whole, urging them to take consolation in the fact that she lived a life full of many accomplishments.
“Sidikat Odukanwi (aka Iyabo Oko) was a delight to watch in movies, and through her works, many were touched in various ways. With her gone, the memory of the sensation she radiates from the screen and more, the laughter she inspired in many homes are worthy consolations,” the condolence message reads in part.
“I mourn her loss knowing well the great talent that we have lost. I extend my heartfelt condolences to her immediate family, the movie industry, her esteemed fans and everyone touched by her painful exit.
“It is my sincere prayer that they get the strength to bear the hard moment her passage represents. May God grant her soul eternal rest.”
Mallam Olawale Rasheed,
The Spokesperson to the Executive Governor of Osun State
BREAKING: Police arrest Naira Marley over death of Mohbad
Music star, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigation activities over the death of his former singee, Mohabd.
This was confirmed by Lagos State Police Command PRO, SP Benjamin Hundeyin via his X handle.
He wrote, “Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigation activities…#justice4Mohbad #justiceforMohbad.”
Earlier, the Marlian Music boss announced via his verified X handle on Tuesday night that he had returned to Nigeria.
He wrote, “I’d like to share that I’ve just arrived back in Lagos, Nigeria to assist the authorities with the ongoing investigation. It’s important I do my part for Imole. I’ll be meeting with the police with hopes for the truth to be uncovered and for justice to prevail.”
Recall that Naira Marley has debunked allegations that he has a hand in the death of Mohbad, stressing that despite their fallout in 2022, “no harm was wished on him.”
Mohbad: ‘There Has Been Several Calls To Release Sam Larry’ – Police
There are indications that police in Lagos State are under pressure to release music promoter, Balogun Olamilekan Eletu, also known as Sam Larry.
Naija News recalls that Sam Larry was arrested and held for interrogation over the controversial death of 27-year-old singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
Sources at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Yaba, Lagos, who spoke with The Guardian revealed that since Sam Larry’s arrest last week, there had been a series of calls to the Officer in Charge (O/C) SCIID, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Waheed Ayilara, to release the suspect.
The sources revealed that the individual calling made a promise to produce him whenever he is needed.
The source said, “There have been several calls to my boss to release Eletu, while the investigation continues. A renowned traditional ruler on the Island (names withheld) is always calling, pleading with my boss to release him after interrogation.
“When he became persistent, my boss directed him to the Commissioner of Police (CP), on the ground that he is the only one that can give the order for Eletu’s release or otherwise.”
The police further stated that investigations are still ongoing concerning the singer’s death and are still exploring other leads.
A source also alleged that Sam Larry confessed to the police that his disagreement with Mohbad stemmed from his indebtedness to the tune of N2 million, which the singer refused to pay.
According to the source, Sam Larry admitted going to where the late singer was having his show, prior to his death, allegedly to demand the money he owed him.
“This is not the Islam the Prophet left for us” Muslim critic slams Mercy Aigbe over her new title from the Muslim community
A Muslim critic has faulted the Muslim community for honoring Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe with a new title.
Kemi Filani reported that the talented role interpreter had been honored with the title of Arowoshadinni by ABD Azeez Islamic Foundation.
Sharing the good news online, Mercy Aigbe reintroduced herself with her new title as she appreciated them for the honor.
The news wasn’t well received by a Muslim critic, as he noted how everything in life is now about money. According to him, this isn’t the Islam, their Prophet left for them.
“Hmmmm, this is really not the Islam the Prophet left for us anymore. It’s all about money”.
Fans of the actress, tackled him as they questioned what was wrong with her getting honored.
One Ayobami wrote, “Keeps crying Prophet secretary
One Rukky Stitches wrote, “Eni problem daddy wa
Concurring with the critic, one Haybee World wrote, “This life just have money
Another critic, Easy Biddy, wrote, “You can say that again. The religion has been manipulated
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