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Nigerians storm Faithia Balogun’s page to rain curses on her over “Oko Iyabo” movie

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Nigerians have stormed actress, Faithia Balogun, now known as Faithia William’s page to rain curses on her over Yomi Fabiyi’s controversial movie, Oko Iyabo, despite not being featured in the movie.

Kemi Filani News earlier reported that the new movie “Oko Iyabo” which chronicles the Baba Ijesha rape scandal sparked fury from not just Nigerians, but celebrities as well.

Recall that Baba Ijesha was arrested by the police in April for alleged sexual assault of the 14-year-old foster daughter of comedienne, Princess.

Fabiyi, had organised a protest against the detention of Baba Ijesha and expressed readiness to stand as his surety.

The movie is produced by the actor, Fabiyi and also directed by Dele Matti.

Last month, Fabiyi had tweeted “The Movie “OKO IYABO” location loading. A lovely story & concept. We are gettng ready. Una don watch OKO RAMOTA & u enjoyed it, get ready for OKO IYABO.”

The movie features other Yoruba veteran acts including Hassan Ogogo, Adewale Elesho, Toyin Afolayan, Baba Olafaina, Akeem Alimi and many others.

Nigerians stormed Faithia Balogun’s page despite not being featured in the movie to rain curses on her for taking a role in the movie.

See some reactions below:

One Scents by Halar wrote, “Oloshi, oloriburuku ni yin ma…. I never expected you to be this insensitive someone wrote a script to trivialize a girl’s case…. And even you had no decency to say NO…. You lack the tiniest legal knowledge how do y’all go make a film about someone’s true life story without their permission and still use their real names… Is that how dumb you all are? I wonder if you’d do the same if it was your daughter in question….. As a sensible adult the right thing to do regardless of who is right or wrong in that case is to steer clear of controversy but NO you’re shameless you had to star in it no wonder Aunty remi slapped some sense into you at that party y’all disgust me… BLOCK ME MADAM ITS THE BEST YOU CAN DO”

One Mafuzah wrote, “If shameless was a person. Even if ikebe super was daft sheybi they said “agba okin wa loja kori omo tun tun wo “ but since ti agba tiyin wa useless, you can’t see what’s wrong about the script. Agbaya, Eranko ……..”

Nikky ShineShine wrote, “I don’t want to believe what I just watched about this oko iyabo no no no it can’t be true no way”

Call Me Dammy wrote, “I always wonder why people disrespect so much, your presence in yomi’s new movie explains it. You are indeed a classless woman. So disappointed”

Wumitepretty wrote, “Abeg how much yomi give this woman, that makes her to disgrace her generation like [email protected] just bcoz it involved anty iyabo, this is bad, ontop change, I don’t blame u Sha,when guy way no reach ur age carry u go Dubai for ur yeye birthday, how u wan get sense.Na small boys dey”

One Peyemi Vopel wrote, “I can’t believe my niece is your daughters friend in NTIC, I will warn her to stop talking to your daughter. For you to agree to act a movie that states it’s ok for a minor to date an elderly man shows that is what you are teaching your daughter. I will tell my niece my niece to avoid your daughter at all cost.”

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Buhari breaks silence on operations against Nnamdi Kanu, Sunday Igboho


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This was contained in a statement signed by his spokesman, Garba Shehu.

According to Buhari, the agencies executed the arrests of individuals who had inflicted pain and hardships on fellow citizens with great synchronization.

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The grand finale for the 14th edition of one of Nigeria's most prestigious Pageants was held on Friday, 11th June 2021 at the Dr Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

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‘I’m having so much fun fulfilling my passion’ Rapper Falz


Nigerian rapper and songwriter Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has revealed he's genuinely fulfilling his passion as he shares a throwback video, 'Soft Work'.

In the post shared on his Instagram page, Falz said the song 'Soft Work' was an artistic representation of his story when the song was released in 2016.

However, five years later, not so much has changed about him, but he cannot use the lines of the song anymore as he's more mature now.

He wrote: On this exact day, 5 years ago (July 6, 2016), I released this smash. It was an artistic representation of my story at the time. Genuinely fulfilling my passion & having so much fun while at it.

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