Editi Effiong, the executive director of the upcoming movie Up North, a movie which stars Nigerian singer, Banky W, and Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has revealed that the movie’s crew members were attacked in Jos, Plateau state.
We reported earlier that Fulani herdsmen attacked 11 villages in Plateau state killing over 86 people and burnt about 50 houses. From the tweets shared by Editi Effiong, it appears the crew members were caught in the riot that followed the attacks.
”Our buses carrying #UpNorthTheFilm logistics crew were attacked in Jos earlier today. Everyone is safe but buses were damaged.
Dear Nigeria, wyd?
The attack was in Jos, Plateau State. Apparently people were killed and the youth are rioting in response.
I understand your concern for my safety. But the truth is that there are Nigerians living this nightmare week after week. What about them?
Don’t they deserve the same safety, security and concern that I get?”
Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong has placed a dusk till dawn curfew in the affected areas. He also promised the people of the state that the perpetrators will be apprehended by security agencies.
Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson has shared pictures from the burial of her mother who died about a month ago. The actress who shed tears at the ceremony was accompanied by her husband Prince Odili Okojie as they finally laid her mother to rest.
Sharing the pictures on social media, Mercy Johnson wrote:
''It deeply saddens me to say that my beloved mother is gone. This is a trying time for my family and we would appreciate your prayers, even as we plead for our privacy at this time. Thank you.''
In another post, Mercy Johnson took the opportunity to send her condolence to D'banj whose son drowned in the swimming pool in his house.
"We said our final good bye to our loving...
The news of the death of popular Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, about a year ago, came as a rude shock to everybody. The delectable actress died two months after child delivery in Canada.
The actress is survived by her siblings, aged mother and two daughters.
Her mum, Mrs. Abosede Olaiya recently opened up in an interview with Biodun Alao on how she has been coping and taking care of the deceased daughters after one year of her untimely death.
It’s been one year since you lost your daughter. How have you been coping since she died?
I give Almighty God the glory, for his grace, mercy, favour and blessing upon my life, he has been there for me. If not for God, I don’t know what I would have been saying now. A righteous and faithful God, his mercies endureth forever. After God Almighty, I will like to...
President of Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte sparked a huge controversial on Friday as he refered to God as stupid and a son of a b*tch.
Rodrigo Duterte, who has been a strong critic of the Catholic Church, made this statement while addressing a summit in Davao City on Friday, where he questioned God's logic in the Biblical creation story of Adam and Eve.
“Adam ate it then malice was born. Who is this stupid God? Istupido talaga itong putangina kung ganoon (That son of a b**** is stupid if that’s the case),” he said, reported Rappler. “You created something perfect and then you think of an event that would tempt and destroy the quality of your work,” he added.
Talking about his interpretation of the concept of “original sin,” the president said,...