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Why Court Sentenced Bobrisky To Six Months In Prison

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The Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced controversial cross-dresser and socialite, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, to six months imprisonment.

Here are some of the reasons why the cross-dresser was sentenced to prison:

His charges

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His sentencing comes after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned him on a six-count charge.

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The court said Bobrisky tampered with the Naira currency issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying the total sum of N400,000 at imax Circle Mall, Jakande, Lekki on the 24th day of March,2024.

It also held that between July and August 2023 Bobrisky tampered with the sum N50, 000.00 (Fifty Thousand Naira) whilst dancing during a social event at Aja Junction, lkorodu.

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Similarly, Bobrisky, sometime in December 2023, tampered with the sum N20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira) by spraying the Naira notes at White Steve Event Hall, Ikeja, whilst dancing during a social event.

The court also held that the dress-crosser tampered with the sum N20, 000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira) by spraying  whilst dancing during a social event, sometimes in 2022 at Event Hall, Oniru, Victory Island.

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According to the court, Bobrisky’s conduct was an offence contrary to and punishable under section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act, 2007.

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But, two of the charges were later dropped, while he pleaded guilty to naira abuse, but pleaded for mercy as a first-time offender.

Bobrisky’s sentencing

Justice Abimbola Awogboro handed down a six-month sentence to Okuneye, who has been in detention since his arrest last week.

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Family Announces Burial Arrangement For Nollywood Actor, Muonagor

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The family of the late Nollywood actor, Amaechi Muonagor, has announced his burial date.

According to a burial poster signed by his family, the legendary actor would be buried in his hometown in Ugamuma village, Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

According to the poster, friends, fans, and well-wishers are invited to join the family in paying their final respects to the late actor, “whose contributions to the film industry have left an indelible mark”.

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The poster indicated that the burial ceremony will commence on Thursday, June 20, 2024, with a service of songs at his residence by 6pm

On Friday, June 21, 2024, the funeral service will begin at 7am, with the body leaving Crown Hospital Mortuary to his residence for lying in state.

The burial service will follow at 10 am at his residence, Nze Amaechi Muonagor, School of Health, Ugamuma Obosi.

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Interment will take place immediately after the service at his compound in Ugamuma village.

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The ceremony will conclude with an outing thanksgiving service at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Ugamuma Obosi, on Sunday, June 23, 2024, by 10 am.

The poster read partly, “The entire family of Z.O. Muonagor of Umuokor sub-family Umudulor in Ugamuma village, Obosi, wishes to honour the loving memory of our son, father, husband, brother, and uncle, Nze Amaechi Muonago.

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“Even in death, he has left a legacy of love and exceptional artistry that will be cherished forever.

“We would appreciate your esteemed presence as we lay to rest our beloved son, husband, father, brother, and uncle. Join us in celebrating the life of a Nollywood icon.”

The actor died on Sunday, March 24, 2024, at the age of 67, after suffering from protracted kidney-related issues, diabetes, and stroke.

Before his death, the deceased was known for his mastery in interpreting roles in movies and endeared himself to audiences with his versatility in both comical and epic movies.

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Otedola Daughter, DJ Cuppy Appointed By British Monarchy, Father Congratulates Her

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Billionaire businessman, Femi Otodola has congratulated his daughter, Florence Otedola, aka DJ Cuppy, on her recent appointment as King’s Trust International Ambassador to King Charles III.

The British monarch King Charles III had invited DJ Cuppy to a reception at Buckingham Palace in celebration of The King’s Trust Awards 2024.

Sharing a picture from his daughter’s meeting with King Charles III via his Instagram page, Otedola lauded DJ Cuppy for “brilliantly” representing Nigeria and congratulated her on her new role as Trust International Ambassador.

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He captioned the photo, “Our CuppyMusic is going places! His Majesty King Charles III invited Ms Cuppy to Buckingham Palace, and she represented us brilliantly [Nigeria flag emoji].

“Congratulations on your new role as a King’s Trust International Ambassador.”

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Tears, As Jnr. Pope Is Laid To Rest In Enugu

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The sleepy town of Uwala Abaka, Ukehe, in Nsukka, Igboetiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, was enveloped by sadness and grief, as the remains of one of their illustrious sons, actor John Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope was laid to rest.

The burial rites commenced at 10 am with a commendation mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Parish, Ukehe, and lying-in-state at his father’s compound, where family members, well-wishers, colleagues and friends had the final glimpse of the late actor before the body was moved to a private venue for internment at about 1.30 pm.

The atmosphere at the burial ceremony was somber as colleagues and fans gathered to pay their final respects to the late actor.

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The late actor’s wife, Jennifer Awele couldn’t back tears as she was sighted weeping profusely at the commencement of the final funeral procession.

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Her first son, who was trying to console his mother by wiping the tears off her face, equally broke down in tears. Unfortunately, some of the A-list actors and actresses, including the leadership of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, were visibly missing at the burial ceremony.

The 43-year-old actor died alongside four other people on April 10, after their boat capsized in the Anam River, in Anambra State, while returning from a movie shoot.

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Speaking at the burial ceremony, veteran actress Rita Edochie said that she was heartbroken when she heard the sad news of Junior Pope’s death.

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