Charlyboy & His Virgin Bodyguards In New 'Scary' Photoshoot

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PHOTOS: Police Arrest A 1st Class Graduate & 5 Others Over N5Million Internet Scam

Fraud Unit (PSFU) has arrested six internet fraudsters, who specialized in designing organisation's websites and using same to defraud unsuspecting members of the society. This was revealed in a state signed by, Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ngozi Isintume-Agu, Police Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, Lagos. According to the statement, in the website, applicants were required to pay N2,500.00 as an application fee and over 2,000 applicants responded and paid the fees through the First Bank Account Number 2020874607 and Access Bank Account Number 0056941009 with the name OFID WSAS NG.The petitioner stated further that it was one of the victims that contacted OFID via facebook, accusing OFID of being complicit in the fraud. The Cybercrime Section of the Unit swung into action and the mastermind of the fraud, one Falade Oluwapelumi Ayotunde was arrested.
His arrest led to the arrest of five other syndicate members. Police investigation so far revealed that over 2,000 applicants paid the sum of N2,500.00 each into the two banks provided by the suspects and the principal suspect is the only signatory to both accounts.
[1] FALADE OLUWAPELUMI AYOTUNDE - A 25years old from Akure, Ondo State and 500Level Estate Management student of Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). The suspect made a confessional statement, that he designed the website of OFID WSAS (OPEC Fund for International Development for World Student Aid Scholarship) in June, 2012. That the idea came from one Fajobi Olalekan and Bolatiri Opemipo. He also admitted that he opened an account in both First Bank and Access Bank with the name OFID WSAS NG for applicants to pay in their application fee which many responded to. He further stated that he and his cohorts printed a postal for OFIDWAS which was on the website.
[2] ASAOLU VICTOR – 25years old from Ilesha in Osun State and a graduate of Mining Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). A job seeker, He confessed that he assisted to paste the posters on line and he was given N80,000.00 initially and later another N40,000.00 totaling N120,000.00 for the job.
[3] AWOTE TEMITOPE EMMANUEL – 27years old. A 500Level Estate Management student of Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). He confessed that he assisted the principal suspect to sign guarantor for the accounts he opened in First Bank and Access Bank for the OFID program and was paid N70,000.00 which he had spent for his personal effects. He stated that he participated in pasting and publicizing the fake OFID Scholarship Program. He also stated that he knew from the onset that the OFID Scholarship Program is a scam aimed at defrauding innocent scholarship applicant but that he still went on to deceive the bank that his friend is honest and the program genuine.
[4] FAJOBI OLALEKAN is 27years old from Lagos State and a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) with a first class honour and the best graduating student in his department for the year 2012. He is currently working with Dee Xecutor Concept. He stated that while in school, he lived in the same Lodge with the 1st suspect and his mates/friends always come to him for educational assistance because of his intelligence. That he once fell victim for scholarship known as EDIADS, which made the 1st suspect to approach him and got some information regarding that one, which he believed gave him an idea on how to design OFID Scholarship Website. He further stated that he lent the 1st suspect the sum N12,000.00 for hosting the Website. He later gave him N20,000.00 in return and informed him that the fraud was successful.
[5] BOLATIRI EMMANUEL ONAOPEMIPO is 25years old from Oyo State. A graduate of FUTA. He is currently a Handset Dealer. He corroborated Fajobi Olalekan's statement that they applied for scholarship while in school which turned out to be fake and they shared their experiences with the 1st suspect which gave him an idea on how to design his own fake Website with OFID name/logo. He also stated that he lent him the sum of N8,000.00 and was later paid N12,000.00 with interest.
[6] ADEBOMI OLUWATOSIN – 26years old and a graduate of FUTA. He is currently working with Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro as a Programmer II. According to him, he offered professional advice to the 1st suspect and lent him the sum of N10,000.00 and was later given N100,000.00 as his own share. He confessed that he knew from the onset that it was fraud aimed at defrauding innocent applicants, since there was no authority from OFID. Investigation is on-going. Suspects will be charged to court soonest. The Commissioner of Police, Police Special Fraud Unit, CP Umar F. Idris advises the general public to verify the genuineness of any on-line advert before parting with their money. He also uses this medium to invite the affected victims to Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) No. 13, Milverton Road, Ikoyi – Lagos in furtherance of the investigation.

EBOLA VIRUS UPDATE: Victim Of Ebola Virus Body Cremated

The body of the first victim of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria, who died in Lagos on Friday, has been cremated. Details of the cremation were not available at press time but it was gathered that the event was witnessed by officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, led by its Project Director, Professor Abdulsalam Nasidi, among others. The decision to cremate the body of the victim, it was further gathered, may not be unconnected with the deadly nature of the Ebola Virus which is known to be easily transmissible from human to human during handling of corpses of victims. The World Health Organisation recommends that in communities where there is an outbreak of Ebola, appropriate containment measures including burial of the dead should be properly handled. While stating that people who die from Ebola should be promptly and safely buried, WHO? notes that cremation, which is the application of high temperature to reduce bodies to basic chemical components (ashes),? is ideal for safe disposal of bodies of persons who die during outbreaks of highly infectious diseases such as Ebola Virus in order to minimise further transmission. In 2013 the Lagos State Government introduced its Voluntary Cremation Law under which a person may signify interest to be cremated at death or a deceased’s family members who must attain the age of 18 years, can decide to have the corpse cremated. Under the law the state government can also cremate unclaimed corpses in its mortuaries after a period of time and the ashes disposed after a 14-day notice with approval of the Commissioner for Health.

PHOTOS: 3 Men Suspected Of Raping & Hanging 7yr-old Girl Was Beaten To Death

According to the Hindustan Times,the girl who got missing last night was discovered hanging from a tree near the village of Kaliabazar, West Bengal, this morning and angry villagers quickly rounded up a local 'Tantrik' holy man/witch doctor and his two friends.The trio were mercilessly beaten. One later died in hospital and the two others are still being treated.

The mob beat up the men and also set fire to a house belonging to Das, who had been seen with the victim yesterday morning. Then they went to police. There is no confirmation she was raped

Davido Bags 'African Artiste Of The Year' At AFRIMMA 2014 In The US

For the third time this year, Davido has won an African 'Artiste of the Year' award. If there's any doubt about O.B.O being Africa's biggest artiste, please banish those thoughts right now. 

The young Nigerian Pop Star was given the award at the recently held African Muzik Magazine Awards in Dallas, US on July 26, 2014. 

Davido beat the likes of Wizkid, Flavour, Ghana's Sarkodie, SA's Mafikizolo and Tanzania's Diamond to clinch the award. 

He also won the 'Best West African Artiste' award. Earlier this year, Davido won the same categories at the MTV Africa Music Awards and BET Awards…. 

What a Good year for him… Congrats Boss!!!

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Blast At St Charles Church, In Sabon Gari

Bomb blast at St Charles church, Zungeru Road, Sabon Gari about 30 minutes ago... Bomb was planted close to the church entrance because of security in churches. The bomb exploded as worshippers were coming out. Mangled bodies torn to shreds every where! More details to follow...

(MUST READ) "How Nigerian Police Caused Da'grin's Death" - New Report

New findings have revealed that the Nigerian police in the area might have been responsible for his death.

Residents in Mushin in a new interview with SaharaReporters, blamed the fatal night-time crash on the Nigerian police in Alakara station.

According to them, Policemen at the Alakara Police Command in the Mushin area of Lagos State are notorious for illegal raiding, bribery, and even escapades of what some call ‘murder at night’.

“I was there that night, and we did not even know at first that it was anyone (famous) like that. We were only helping to remove his body and to rescue him,” a young witness 

“What actually happened that night was that the policemen had stopped the cement truck at the middle of road, and of course, they could only be asking for a bribe.

“Unfortunately, the truck had no rear light, (of any kind,) and so the oncoming car was unaware of any vehicle ahead. It just rammed head on, into it from the back.

“It rammed into the truck hard without holding the brakes at all, and that is because the truck in its front, had no light to show anything was there.

“So after we removed the body, we realized it was Da Grin, and he was groaning. They asked the truck driver to move forward and park out off of the road. They then moved Da Grin’s car afterwards so it would then look like he went to hit the truck where it parked.

“We were not thinking about all these as an attempt to change the story. We were only concerned about helping the victim of an accident, and by when they finished their artificial story, the world was only waiting for Da Grin’s recovery. But news broke later that he had died at the hospital.

“What made their story work was that the car did not hold its breaks, so there was no sign of screeching on the ground. Otherwise, the marks of friction from the tyres would be in the spot where it was removed, before parking it, and rearranging the scene.

“They did everything very fast, and by morning, they were no longer the cause of the accident.) Just like on Tuesday night, that they scared everyone away, and washed the blood stains of their victim within a brief period,” the young man continued.

“Of course, they caused the accident that killed Da Grin. And that is how they commit so much atrocities here in Mushin that the public will not know about, or what the truth is.

“We live here and we see them live, every time.”

The Alakara policemen are described as very apt, and swift, in immediately ‘cleaning up’ their dirty business, leaving behind little, to no evidence, of their atrocities.

2face Shares Photo Of His Beautiful Daughters
2face Shares Photo Of His Beautiful Daughters..... So CUTE!!!!

PHOTO: Meet Africa’s Youngest Billionaire 39yr-old Nigerian

39 –year-old Igho Charles Sanomi II said to be the youngest Africa’s Billionaire and he happens to be a Nigerian from Agbor in Delta State. His business foray ranges from oil, power sector, etc. and his net worth is said to be in the billions. He owns a private jet. 

"Igho Charles Sanomi II was born in 1975 in Agbor Delta State, Nigeria, the fifth child (and first son) of a devout Catholic family. His father, the late Dickens Oghenereumu Patrick Sanomi hailed from Delta State Nigeria and was a retired Assistant Inspector General of the Nigerian Police. He is the young, dynamic founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Taleveras Group, an internationally recognized energy and power conglomerate with offices in London, Geneva, Cape Town, Dubai, the Ivory Coast, Abuja and Lagos. He also acts as Chairman or Co-chair on the boards of companies with interests as diverse as construction, telecommunications, shipping, aviation and real estate. Mr Sanomi’s mother, Mabel Iyabo Sanomi holds a Royal title of Yeye Jemo of Isotun Ijesha Kingdom in Osun State. She was a renowned nurse and medical entrepreneur from Osun State in South Western Nigeria.
Mr Sanomi entered the world of business shortly after completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and Mining at the University of Jos in Northern Nigeria. He rose quickly to the position of Executive Director with Sarian Oil and Cosmos Oil AG, an international Oil Trading Company with its core activities in West Africa. During his time in this role he single handedly developed the company’s trading operations by negotiating the export and delivery of fuel oils from West Africa to the United States Gulf Coast. He also developed a strategic alliance with a major international oil trading group based in Zug, Switzerland. This partnership oversaw the import and export of millions of tons of refined petroleum products to and from the West African coast.
In the power sector, Taleveras Group is working in partnership with Nigeria’s Federal Capital Development Authority on the construction of several electrical substations. Additional substations are also under construction in the Niger Delta region as part of the National Integrated Power Project. In 2010 the Taleveras Group coordinated a number of well known power industry suppliers to construct an 185MW power station and distribution substation. The second phase of this project, involving the delivery of a further 200MW capacity is currently in progress. Most recently, the Taleveras Group lead a consortium that acquired a majority stake in the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution company via a process of competitive tender. This company will be responsible for the distribution of more than 2,000MW of power in River State, Nigeria.
As the driving force behind the Taleveras Group, Mr Sanomi has been instrumental in the expansion and diversification of the company’s operations. Annually, the Taleveras Group trades hundreds of millions of crude oil barrels and millions of tons of fuel oil, jet fuel, gasoline, condensates and liquefied petroleum gas. The company’s oil exploration and recovery activities include the acquisition of production sharing contracts (PSCs) for three offshore oil blocks in Ivory Coast and rights to a further two oil blocks in Nigeria."

"Sometimes I Do About 10 Shows In A Month" - Davido

One of Davido’s strongest traits is his ability to collaborate with other artistes and still come out glowing.

He taps from the music style of the artiste and they both leverage on each other. Little wonder his song with Mafikizolo, The Good life, has become one of the most played songs on Nigerian airwaves.
He puts it this way: “Collaborating with other artistes is not really tactics, but I cannot take all the glory alone .
You never know that collaborations can make you bigger, it doesn’t matter if you are the hottest artiste at that moment. Working together with other artistes makes you bigger.
The Skelewu crooner also reveals the number of shows he has in one month. According to him, “In a month I play like 10 shows, sometimes I have up to three gigs in a day.”

Tiwa Savage Shares Lovely Bedroom Photo, Tells Disturbing Hubby She Needs To REST

Tiwa Savage Shares Lovely Bedroom Photo, Tells Disturbing Hubby She Needs To REST.... She is presently in South Africa, she arrived there a while ago and needs to rest but her hubby and manager, Tunji Balogun is denying her of that.
She shared this photo just now with the caption

"Wanna go to the mall �������� but this bed is so soft .... Slowly drifting into lala land. Pls Mr Billz I need just 1 hour to rest...he keeps bugging me about interviews #fittings #yawnnsss"

2face Idibia Changes Stage Name *Checkout His New Name

2face Idibia Changes Stage Name *Checkout His New Name.... The legendary singer made the announcement at his Ascension album launch, July 19, at the Escape Night Club. The singer said he will be known as 2Baba on his future works.

SHOCKING! Woman Gives Birth To Baby With Four Legs In Rivers State (SEE PHOTO)

A middle aged woman has given birth to a baby with four legs in Aboridendeme-Ama community in Okrika Local Government area of Rivers State.

Hospital source where the woman delivered the baby, however, told newsmen that the baby died shortly after its delivery.
A hospital official confirmed that it was a deformed baby, noting that the deformity may have been caused by congenital anomaly.

She said: “the woman came with a full term pregnancy but on the time of her delivery, even her scan had shown a normal baby, but when she delivered, we saw this extra part of the baby.
“The baby had 3 legs, four arms and 3 ears; even the baby’s stomach was open that one could see the intestines.
“It was so obscure that we don’t know whether she was trying to abort the child.”

Meanwhile, some residents of Aparandeleama community said they were still in shock, adding that they had never seen such a thing before.

According to one of them, “I saw things for myself, the child was dead, a male child.”

Another woman said, “It was a shocking sight. I was cold. This has never happened in Okrika. I Just call it end time oo!

" Artists Abandoned Kefee’s Burial Because There Is No Love In The Industry" – Daddy Showkey Speaks

Daddy Showkey in an interview with Leadership Newspaper has said there is no love in the music industry and musicians only pretend to love one and another, but when tragedy struck, one will see their true colour.

He cited himself has an example, and how artistes shunned Kefee’s burial ceremony which took place in Sapele.

You were at Kefee’s burial, what are your thoughts?

Nothing much other than I was disappointed that artistes did not come to show love to their own. It is not a good thing. The lady died and it is sad for her family.

Musicians ought to have showed up and rallied round her people, to show that they care. It was only the gospel musicians that showed up, meaning there is no love in this industry.

Nobody cares about you if you drop dead tomorrow. I told you I was away for 3 years because of my spinal cord injury.

Nobody came to visit me during that time. No one from my generation of singers came to identify with me and that is bad for a man who has given much to the industry.

This makes me think that we don’t care about ourselves in this industry. As the Yoruba people say, Oju aaye ni a nse o meaning, na eye service we dey do to oursefu!

Are you saying you don’t have friends in the music industry?

I don’t have a friend oh. This life wetin my eyes don see, no be small thing oh! That experience is enough to make you cut-off, because when they see me with money they associate with Showkey; but when Showkey had a challenge, an accident- no one could call or say we feel your pain.

So me, I no get friend. My friends are those in Ajegunle that we can say the truth to ourselves. It is only Pasuma that I can call my friend- he comes to my house anytime and we chat about things.

"I Will Probably Get Married Next Year" - Singer, Omawumi Says

  In a questions and answer series on Channels TV. Omawunmi spoke about her baby's father and her daughter on Channel's TV Sunrise programme this morning, singer Omawumi revealed she will most likely get married next year. Read her statement below.... Well, who is the lucky dude?
"I will probably get married next year. We might do a location wedding or a local wedding. Warri is a good destination" she said

Top Nollywood Actress Bukky Wright’s 2nd Marriage Crashes

The second marriage of popular Nollywood actress, Bukky Wright with her husband, Adewale Onitiri, has crashed.

NET reports below: 

The crack in the marriage, according to reports, became wider due to the distance between the couple, who live far apart.  

While Bukky returned to Lagos, Nigeria for her career and to run her businesses, her husband, whose first wife died of cancer related issues, stayed in Trenton, New Jersey, where they got married.

He is a Street Superintendent in Trenton with his three children in his care. 

Trouble reportedly reared its ugly head after Superintendent Onitiri returned to Nigeria unannounced, only to meet his wife’s absence at their Ajah, Lagos home.

 It was further alleged that the Kani star lied about her whereabouts when he asked where she was. 

With other unconfirmed tales of his wife’s alleged escapades in the country while he was in America, Mr. Onitiri was said to have been angry and requested she leave the couple’s Ajah, Lagos home. 

The relationship between the couple has since been shaky since the last incident, thus causing speculation and anxiety over the marriage.

Omotola Jalade Says Jim Iyke Is The Best Dressed Man In Nollywood (SEE HER TWEET)

Today, Omotola Jolade was answering questions from fans and when asked about the best dressed man in Nollywood, she said Jim Iyke.. Do you agree with her?

MUST READ: What You Should Know About The Ebola Virus

#HealthAlert: What You Should Know About The Ebola Virus [MUST READ]
Ebola is a rare but deadly infection that causes bleeding inside and outside the body. Although popular movies and books describe major outbreaks of ebola-like disease in the U.S., they’re just works of fiction. Ebola strikes mainly in remote villages of Central and West Africa, but it has spread to some African cities, too. The disease, also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola virus disease, kills up to 90% of people who are infected.

How Do You Get Ebola?

You can get Ebola by coming into contact with the blood or body fluids of an animal or person who is infected.
People often get sick with Ebola when they care for or bury a person who has the disease. Someone also can catch the virus by touching contaminated needles or surfaces.

What Are the Symptoms of Ebola?

Symptoms of the Ebola virus show up 2 to 21 days after someone is infected. As the virus spreads through the body’s cells, it damages the immune system and organs. Ultimately, Ebola causes levels of blood-clotting cells, called platelets, to fall, which can lead to severe bleeding.
Many of the early symptoms of Ebola look like the flu or other mild illnesses. They include:
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Sore throat
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
As the disease gets worse, people who are infected may develop:
  • Bleeding inside and outside of the body
  • Rash
  • Trouble breathing

How Can You Tell if Someone Has Ebola?

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if a person has Ebola from the symptoms alone.
Doctors may first test for other diseases that have the same symptoms as Ebola, such as:
  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis
  • Malaria
  • Meningitis
  • Typhoid fever
Tests of the blood and tissues, such as the ELISA test, also can help diagnose Ebola.
If someone might have Ebola, they should be isolated from the public immediately to help prevent the spread of Ebola.

How Is Ebola Treated?

Right now there is no real treatment or cure for Ebola. Doctors try to manage people’s symptoms by giving them:

How Can You Prevent Ebola?

There is no vaccine to prevent Ebola. People can avoid catching the disease by not traveling to areas where the virus is found.
Health care workers can prevent infection by wearing masks, gloves, and goggles whenever they come into contact with people who may have Ebola.

What Causes an Ebola outbreak?

Usually an outbreak starts when someone comes into contact with the body fluids or waste of infected animals, such as monkeys, chimps, or fruit bats. Once a person is infected, he or she can then spread it to others.
There are five different types of Ebola virus that cause the disease. Four of them are known to cause the disease in humans.
The Ebola virus first appeared during two 1976 outbreaks in Africa.
Ebola gets its name from the Ebola River, which is near one of the villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo where the disease first appeared.

(via Web MD, READ MORE at World Health Organisation)

PHOTOS: Snoop Dogg Smuggles Drugs Into The White House!

Snoop Dogg or Snoop Lion has confessed to smoking drugs in the bathroom of the US President’s home – White House – while chatting with TV host, Jimmy Kimmel on his online show, Double G News Network (GGN).

The 42 year old rapper said he ‘got help from the CIA or the FBI. The alphabet boys’ who allegedly helped him light a spliff.

A report claims “The Drop It while Its Hot” crooner mentioned that a guard aided to light up after the he claimed he needed one to mask the smell of his Doggy business.

“I said, may I use the bathroom for a second?’ and they said ‘what are you gonna do, No.1 or No.2?’ I said No.2…I will love to do the number two… meaning cigarette or weed?”

Well, looks like Doggy was given permission to smoke weed in the White House by the guards because anyone is ‘permitted’ to do so! But, is Barack Obama okay with the fact that Snoop is going about telling the entire world on television?

This could be a huge issue for the Obamas especially after he has been accused of stirring at a students a*s while giving her a hug on July 4 in Denver! Too much for Barack to handle!

PHOTOS: Old Basket Mouth Speaks: People Say I Sold My Birthright To BasketMouth

Only a handful of Nigerians know that the stage name known as 'Basketmouth' used to belong to another comedian other than Bright Okpocha, the comedian popularly known as 'Basketmouth'. The first comedian to bear the name was Ernest Essien, an Akwa Ibom State-born humour merchant who was on the scene before Bright Akpocha.

He had to change the name 'Basketmouth' to 'MC Miracle', to avoid clash of identities with Bright Okpocha. Though MC Miracle hit stardom with his landmark mind-blowing joke '"Mfon-obong, itoro-obong, ima-obong, ekom-obong, dem go dey bobong bobong bong bong", but his life has never been the same since changing his name 'Basketmouth' to 'MC Miracle'. Hear his story:

When did you start comedy professionally?
Professionally, I started comedy in 1996 but I have been into comedy for a long time that I cannot even recollect the year.

What brought about your choice of name "Basketmouth"?
Back then, I used to perform at a place called 'Tag' in Apapa with the Frontliners Band led by Jah Hanson. So any time we went on recess, I will pick up the microphone to showcase my talent. On one fateful day, when I started cracking jokes a guy just shouted "this guy you be Basketmouth o,"! That was how the name stuck.

Since you started with the name 'Basketmouth' but now known as MC Miracle, will you say Basketmouth stole the name from you?
No, he didn't steal the name. Sometime in 2000-2001, Basketmouth approached me during one of the Plantashun Boiz's concert at D Den on Isaac John in Ikeja and he introduced himself to me as 'Basketmouth' and told me he heard I was also using the name. I was already an established entertainer then so what I saw was a younger brother from Benin with hunger for success in his eyes. There and then, I asked him if he liked the name and his response was in the affirmative. I told him to keep the name so I changed mine. Most of my friends including my wife did not approve of this. They said I sold my birthright to him. Till date, some of my colleagues still call me MC

Did the change in name affect you?

Definitely yes, because I had to begin a rebuilding process, getting to let my clients and fans know about it . It took a lot of time, money and conviction. But since they got used to it, it has been great.
So what is your relationship with Basketmouth?
He is my younger brother who is doing very well for himself. In fact, I feel proud that I allowed him use the name and he has always shown me respect whenever we meet. Way back, we cover up shows for each other. I remember one particular incident when he had to go for an interview at the America embassy to get visa and also had to perform at Pall Mall in Calabar. He called on me and I went to cover up for him. We have a cordial relationship though we hardly see often because of our busy schedules.
Some comedians are making it big while others are not. Why is it so?
Hard work, dedication, tenacity and originality are the secrets to making it. Also the element of God's favour cannot be overruled. . So there is just a thin line between making it and not making it.
Is being a good comedian all about being funny or is there more to it?
There is more to it. Your character and professionalism counts in this business. You need to see it as a proper profession like a 9-5 job. A comedian has to update him or her self . Above all, you need to be extremely funny with a good delivery skill and stage craftsmanship.
What is your unique selling point?
Spontaneity and music-comedy. I can turn anything I see into a funny song. And that is really my selling point.
What is your relationship like with other comedians?
I have a fantastic relationship with all my colleagues, be it senior or junior. Most of them are all my good friends.
Would you say girls like comedians?
Girls generally love entertainers, the girls and entertainment go hand in hand.
What has been your experience with the opposite sex?
I have a very good and cordial relationship with the opposite sex and I also have a lot of respect for my boundaries. Anyway, everything comes with its territories (laughs).
What has been your most awkward experience as a comedian?
2006, when I got the franchise for 'Nite of a Thousand Laughs' in Uyo. We had a full hall that made even Opa Williams embrace me. After the show and it was time to count our gate-takings, we found we realized only N720, 000 after spending over N2.5m to package the show. It was then I realised that the security guys at the gate fed on my ignorance because that was my first major show .
Have you ever gone blank on stage?
Yes, in fact severally.
So how did you manage it?
When it happened , I had to pick on someone among the audience to do some wisecracks and I was fine. Once you can get laughter from the audience as a comedian, your confidence returns and soars. But no matter what, a professional comedian will not just stop or act blank in front of his audience.
Is it true that comedians make more money than other entertainers?
We all make money but I can't say who makes more money. Comedy is a one-man show with few expenses but musicians have to pay their band, dancers etc. So it depends on who the client is and how much he is willing to pay.
Anything new for your fans?
Yes, I am working on a 3 in 1 album tagged "Me, Myself n I". It will showcase me as a full entertainer. A singer, stand-up comedian and a music-comedian. It will be an all-round package. Also I am currently working on a movie with Joke Silva, and a soap opera in the making. Many things in my plate.
How would you rate yourself ?
I am the best there is, the originator and no imitator.