Worried of the continual promotion of ritual and kidnapping by the Nigerian movie industry, minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola warned them to desist.
He said this at the United Action for Change’s Fourth Annual Public Lecture/Symposium held in Lagos State.
According to him: “Some people believe that if you get a man’s head or a woman’s body parts, they could be turned into money. It’s not true!
And when you ask people who believe in it if they have seen it happen before, they tell you someone said they had seen it.
However, it has become a reinforced belief through entertainment, social media and Nollywood. How can human head bring money?
Money is paper invented by man, not God. They put the paper in a machine to print what we call money and that is the only place money comes from.
But the challenge is the belief system. Just think about how many people have been missing — through kidnapping — because some people believe that it exists.The police could tell us the number of people they have apprehended with human parts, such as skulls. This belief system must go.Therefore, all of us, including those who make the films, must reverse the story and start selling a new story that money is printed in a machine and not through any other way like money rituals.”
Actress Maryam Booth has broken silence on a leaked unclad video of her by accusing her ex-boyfriend Deezell of being the brain behind it.
The video was leaked last week and immediately went viral on social media. It showed the Kannywood actress totally unclad and trying to get dressed.
Reacting to the video, Maryam Booth issued a statement seen in the screenshots below.
Deezell has now responded to the allegation leveled against him. In a statement he issued, he gave the concerned quarters 24 hours to apologize for the accusation or face legal action from him. See the screenshots below for his...
Mercy Aigbe who has been married twice is of the opinion that marriage is overrated.
The now single actress , who got separated from her husband, Lanre Gentry, in 2018, amidst allegations of domestic violence, said mothers usually brought up women to take whatever their partners did to them, all because they wanted to stay married.
While narrating her marital ordeal via her Youtube channel, Ms Aigbe said, “Our mothers brought us up, as women, to take whatever our partners do to us. They tell us to take it because we want to remain in a man’s house. To me, it is not an achievement....
Few days ago, Kemi Filani News had reported how singer, Iyanya Mbuk, was arraigned before the Igbosere High Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a car.
The 'Kukere crooner' had pleaded not guilty to the charge and was released to his lawyer, who undertook to produce him in court for his next appearance.
Meanwhile, the singer seems unperturbed by the suit filed by his former allies, The Temple Management Company Limited.
In the charge sheet marked, LD/9024C/2019, the musician was accused of converting a vehicle to his own.
According to what Iyanya told Punch, his legal team would release a statement to address the issue.