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At 27, MohBad Prematurely Quits The Stage

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By Esther Kainebi-Daniel

A blooming singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, has prematurely  quit the stage. Aloba popularly known as MohBad died at the age of 27.

MohBad’s news of death was broken by music executive, Ovie via his X page #Ovieo on Tuesday evening. “Confirmed. MohBad is deadlt. Sad, sad day,” he tweeted.

A former Marlian record signee, MohBad reportedly died at the age of 27. He was best known for his hit singles Ponmo, Feel Good, and KPK (Ko Por Ke) (you will always be remembered) with Rexxie which was nominated three times for The Headies awards 2022.

He released his debut album, Light EP, in the fourth quarter of 2020 as a follow-up to his viral song ‘Ponmo’ which featured Naira Marley and Lil Kesh, after agreeing to a record deal with with Naira Marley led Marlian Records World in 2019.

The rapper cum songwriter was listed in Audiomack’s top 21 afrobeat artistes of 2021. In 2022, he released Peace produced by Rexxie, and peaked TurnTable charts top 50 in 2021 and top 100 in 2022.

His discography includes Feel Good, Backside, Weekend, Tiff, Peace, Hallelujah, Ronaldo, KPK, Peace, Komajesun, Pariwo.

In February 2022, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested Mohbad, Zinoleesky and four other people following their possession of illegal substances like MDMA and cannabis at their home in Lekki, Lagos. Some viral videos on social media showed NDLEA operatives breaking into the musicians’ home in the Lekki district of Lagos State in the early hours of Thursday morning.

According to witnesses, the officials carried out the arrest without any search warrants and mistreated the singers. The NDLEA officers were seen hitting the musician with clubs and shooting into the air, forcing them into waiting trucks.

Two years after the incident, MohBad announced his departure from Marlian Records, accusing Naira Marley of domestic violence and stated that the later ordered people to beat him up when he confronted him about his decision to employ a different manager to handle his music and business affairs.

The circumstances leading to his death and where he died remain sketchy as of the time of this report, but there were indications that his elder brother had confirmed the sad news of his demise.

Meanwhile, rapper Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide Baddoo shared a cryptic message on his X handle, saying “Damn! Mohbad (sic)”, while in another tweet, he wrote, “This life (sic)”

An old video of Bella Shmurda saying Mohbad was battling mental health issues recently resurfaced online minutes after the reported death of the singer.

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VIDEO: Nollywood Actor Olu Jacobs Is Not Dead – Family

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By John Michael Ojo

The family of multiple award-winning Nollywood Actor, Olu Jacobs has debunked the rumors making rounds social media that the 82-year-veteran who has been dealing with dementia is dead.

This was made known by the family in a now viral clip to support their claims.

Also collaborating with the family claims via her official X handle formerly called Twitter, Kate Henshaw, a veteran in the Nigerian make believe industry asked why Nigerians keep wishing the thespian dead despite his contribution in the movie industry.

“HOW YOU PEOPLE PUT UP RIP POSTS ABOUT SOMEONE WHO IS STILL ALIVE, YEAR IN YEAR OUT IS VERY SICKENING, TBH!!!

“You do this to this great man and his family ALL THE TIME!!

“It is all shades of wrong!!

” Stop for goodness sake!!

” UNCLE OLU JACOBS is ALIVE!!!,” she maintained.

On his part, Shehu Sani, a former Senator of the the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the seventh assembly simply wrote: “Thank God for the news that Olu Jacobs is alive.”

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https://x.com/abazwhyllzz/status/1807437270309327010?t=AhOHUpZl4_w5zZsRqwgbsg&s=19

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Ooni Of Ife Makes Demand From Daughter

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By John Michael Ojo

Princess Adeola, the daughter of Ooni of Ife who turns 30 on May 20, has been urged to bring home a man for marriage.

The call was made by her father, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II in a now viral post on social media on Monday.

Ogunwusi while praying for the Princess, teased her to bring home her choiced husband as she is now ripe to be married out. The first class monarch also used the opportunity to reveal what his expectations has been towards her over the years.

He wrote, “Princess Adeola, Aanuoluwapo, Atutunini, Bamdefe Ogunwusi, Omo Ojaja II. I am truly grateful for the fulfilling life you have lived. May God Almighty continue to be with you in all your endeavours. Amen!

“When you turned 10, your father would talk to you about school and your future. At 20, he encouraged you to listen and understand the importance of morals and well-being, even as you sought independence.

“Now that you are 30, you are a grown woman. Your father senses that you no longer wish to be advised as independence has finally set in.

“I talked 10 to you and got your subtle independent behaviour in return. I talked 20 to you, and I still got your near-obvious independence behaviour in return. Now I’m talking 30 to a grown woman, so go and bring husband to daddy. With love from the throne of Oduduwa.

“Congratulations, and may God continue to guide you in all your pursuits,” he added.

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Asake Displaces Grammy Winner Tyla , Limoblaze Wins Best Gospel Act In MOBO Awards

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By John Michael Ojo

Ahmed Ololade professionally known as Asake, on Wednesday, clinched the award for the Best African Artist of the Year at the 2024 MOBO Awards held in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Asake who recently lost his Grammy nomination to South African singer, Tyla, was named the winner ahead of his counterparts in the music industry such as Davido, Rema, Ayra Starr and the 22-year-old Grammy Award-winning South African singer Tyla.

Also among the winners is fast-rising Nigerian gospel singer, Limoblaze who won the Best Gospel Act at the award ceremony.

While Drake and 21 Savage were joint winners of the Best International Act award, Soul II Soul was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

British rapper, Central Cee topped the winners’ chart with two awards: Best Male Act and Song of the Year for ‘Sprinter’ with British-Nigerian rapper, Dave.

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