EFCC grills actress for spraying, stepping on new naira notes
Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have commenced investigation of Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, an actress and cosmetologist, for allegedly tampering with the redesigned Naira notes, an offence contrary to Section 21 (5) of CBN Act, 2007.
LEADERSHIP reports that Omoseyin was earlier arrested by operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 along Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, for offering new Naira notes for sale on social media.
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But, EFCC on Friday claimed the 31-year-old was arrested after the video of her spraying and stepping on the newly redesigned Naira notes at a party surfaced online.
In the viral video, she was also seen flaunting wads of the new Naira notes.
The anti-graft agency added that the suspect was subsequently handed over to it on Thursday, February 2, 2023 for further investigations.
Items recovered from her at the point of arrest include a Range Rover and iPhone mobile devices.
EFFC stated that the suspect will be charged to court once investigations have been concluded.
Funke Akindele moves on, deletes politics-related posts
The deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State, Funke Akindele, appears to be in a hurry to move away from politics.
The famous Nollywood actress has deleted some posts relating to politics and the PDP from her Instagram page.
Vanguard on Monday reported that the posts visible on her page of 15.7 million followers were mainly that of her movie promotion and other personal posts.
Akindele and Abdul-Azeez Adediran aka Jandor were defeated by the incumbent governor and All Progressives Congress candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in Saturday’s election.
South African singer, Costa Titch collapses, dies on stage
Popular South African Amapiano artist, Costa Titch, has sadly passed away after collapsing on stage.
The 27-year-old reportedly had a seizure and collapsed on stage while performing at the Ultra music concert at Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg today Saturday, March 11th.
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The “Big Flexa” crooner had shared a poster on his Instagram page advertising the event Just 11 hours ago.
Costa entered the entertainment industry as a dancer, but over time he transformed and became a rapper/singer.
He recently got signed to Akon’s music label.
May his soul Rest In Peace, Amen.
Portable speaks out after he was physically assaulted by his friends
In a video posted on his Instagram account, Portable revealed that some men with whom he was friends before he became a star attacked him while he was defending his sister from them.
According to Portable, he flew back to Lagos from Gambia after he was told that his sister was being assaulted by her husband who happened to be one of his long-term friends.
Portable narrated how he footed the hospital bills when his sister was put to bed after she was impregnated by said friend. He also shared that he financed the naming ceremony.
Portable who displayed the bruises he suffered on his arms and head revealed that the men who attacked him were persons whom he has previously assisted in various capacities.
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