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Davido Did Not Show Up For Our Event Despite Being Paid N72m, Ex-NFF President, Pinnick Alleges

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Former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has called out singer Davido for allegedly refusing to show up at the 19th edition of the Warri Again fest despite getting paid an excess of $94,600 (about 72 million naira).

The sports administrator said the organisers also booked a private jet for $18,000 to bring the artist to perform at the event in Warri, Delta State.

He disclosed this while addressing attendees at the event.

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Speaking in Pidgin, Pinnick said, “We paid Davido $94,600 on the 6th of April. We paid $18,000 for his plane. If im say him be big boy, we go tell am say we Big pass am.

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“I’m not joking. So, why he was playing his games back and forth, we decided to hunt to find another artist, Shallipopi.

“You see when people say dem big, I just dey laugh. The biggest artiste in Nigeria today, no be Burna Boy? Burna Boy is half Itsekiri. Burna Boy’s paternal grandmother is Itsekiri. So, he big pass am.

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“Anybody fit big pass RMD for acting industry? Anybody fit big pass Ali Baba for comedy? Warri na back to back we get dem. Nobody fit big pass Warri.”

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Actress Denies Alleged Affair with Senate President Akpabio

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Actress Dakore Egbuson-Akande has denied allegations of an extramarital affair with Senate President Godswill Akpabio

The rumors, which surfaced in a recent viral report, alleged Egbuson-Akande was one of Akpabio’s “side chicks.”

In a statement on her official Instagram page, Egbuson-Akande described the allegations as “wicked lies” and expressed shock and disappointment.

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She categorically denied ever meeting Akpabio, stating that she has never been in the same room with him.

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Egbuson-Akande, who is married with two children, also challenged the perpetrator of the rumor to come forward with evidence, offering a N5 million reward.

She emphasised commitment to protecting her reputation and threatened legal action against those responsible for the false allegations.

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“I saw text messages and calls this morning, alerting me to a very wicked lie from the pit of hell. I must say that I’m very disappointed, shocked and appalled. And I want to categorically state that I have never ever met the Senate president in my life.

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“I have not had any cause to be in the same room with him, not to talk of being his side chick. I’m happily married with two beautiful children. So for a jobless, wicked blogger to decide to put my name amongst women who have been with this man is totally wicked and unfounded.

“It is a lie and I am ready for any legal action because, at this point, you have messed with the wrong person. I keep to myself, mind my business, I drink water and I do my work. So for someone to want to tarnish my hard-earned name and image for some clicks, no way.

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“I’m not going to accept it or going to be quiet about it. I want to put it out there. Anyone who can provide video or audio evidence that I have been with this man, I would give you N5 million right now,” she wrote.

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VIDEO: Rema Performs ‘Calm Down’ At Indian Billionaire Ambani’s Son Wedding

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Popular Nigerian afrobeats sensation, Rema has captivated guests at the wedding of Anant Ambani, son of India’s wealthiest man Mukesh Ambani, with a spirited performance of his chart-topping track ‘Calm Down’.

A viral video surfaced on Thursday depicting Rema’s arrival in India in anticipation of the grand ceremony. According to reports from Hindusian Times, the singer was paid $3 million for his appearance.

In a latest video that has since gone viral, Rema, known for his infectious beats and energetic stage presence, was seen enthralling attendees at the wedding hall.

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The wedding celebration also features performances by other international superstars. Canadian singer Justin Bieber reportedly received $10 million for his performance, while pop icon Rihanna also graced the stage for an undisclosed fee.

Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant are set to marry on July 12 at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC).

This four-day wedding extravaganza marks the culmination of a series of lavish celebrations hosted by the families since March.

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The guest list for the wedding includes a host of high-profile figures such as Kim Kardashian, former UK Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Tony Blair, former US Secretary of State John Kerry, former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, and former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, among others.

Mumbai is abuzz with excitement as the city plays host to one of the most opulent weddings of the year, drawing attention from around the globe.

 

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Portable Causes Commotion In Lagos, Fights Bike-man For Allegedly Stealing His Phone [VIDEO]

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Portable got into a street fight with a motorcycle rider.

The singer, real name Habeeb Okikiola Badmus, is seen in yellow, obstructing the movement of cars as he fought in the middle of the street.

A crowd gathered, trying to separate the fight but Portable continues going at his opponent, even pushing him to the ground at one point.

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The person filming is heard asking what kind of celebrity Portable is while claiming that the singer really injured his opponent.

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According to online reports, Portable attacked the man for allegedly stealing his phone.

This comes just weeks after the singer returned from America.

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