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Eidris Abdul-Kareem allegedly assaults Landlord; gets quizzed by police

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EIDRIS Abdul-Kareem, the Nigeria Jaga Jaga singer was last week quizzed by the police in Lagos for allegedly assaulting his landlord, The Nation learnt on Sunday.

Abdul-Kareem was arrested by detectives attached to the Area F Command in Ikeja after the landlord Oladipo Abimbola filed a complaint against him.

It was gathered trouble started after the landlord accused the singer of fraud, harassment and intimidation following the singer’s alleged refusal to pay his electricity bill.

Sources said on January 3, Abimbola directed officials of the Ikeja Electricity Distribution (IE) to cut power to Abdul-Kareem’s apartment at Valley View Estate, Ikeja after his unpaid bills accumulated to N535,000.

Angered by the development, the singer, according to the landlord, forced his way into his compound and made to beat him up and strangle him.

Abimbola said he never knew the apartment was rented by the singer as it was his wife who came for the accommodation.

Appealing to the police to come to his aid, Abimbola alleged that Abdul-Kareem was an antisocial and dangerous person, adding that such people stop at nothing to carry out their threat.

He claimed that the singer constantly owed him rent.

The singer denied attempting to assault the man, saying he only warned him.

The singer said he warned his landlord because the man sexually harassed his wife in his absence and had refused to respect their privacy. He said Abimbola frequently encroached on their side of the compound without permission, adding that the man had previously been arrested for alleged sexual harassment of another female tenant.

It is not the first time the singer is getting into trouble. His hit song Nigeria jaga jaga once earned him rebuke from then President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Jaga jaga is a local term denoting something in very bad shape.

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NBA corrects IG comedian Lasisi Elenu over misrepresentation of the lawyers in his skits

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Lawyers in the country may not be finding jokes by Popular Instagram comedian, Lasisi Elenu funny especially his new line of skits that seeks to explore the legal profession.

Just recently, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) through one of its executives called out the comedian over his misrepresentation of lawyers in his comedy videos.

The individual identified as Habeeb Lawal noted that the association has seen the videos he puts out, and addressing the situation with him will also serve as a point of reference for other comedians who put out similar contents.

Lawal noted that while the association appreciates the comedian’s humour and creativity, there is a need for him to properly represent the profession in his skits.

Lawal noted that while the association appreciates the comedian’s humour and creativity, there is a need for him to properly represent the profession in his skits.

“Dear @lasisielenu, We’ve been tagged! We beg to use you as a point of reference to all other comedians. Lawyers have awesome sense of humour, as such we enjoy your jokes & appreciate the creativity. However, if you must represent our profession in your works, kindly ensure you properly adorn the wig, bip & gown,” the tweet read in part.

Lawal also noted that the association understands that the comedian has a right of expression but if he does so at the expense of ridiculing the profession, necessary steps will be taken.

Concluding his post, Lawal shared a video and told the comedian to let it serve as a guide for him the next time he wants to make videos about lawyers.

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Actress Alade Brown stirs up controversy with nud€ photo for son’s birthday shoot

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Nigerian actress, Alade Brown has got the internet shaking with her recent post to celebrate her son’s 7th birthday.

The actress went her ahead to pay a picture of her posing nude in front of her seven year old son, all to celebrate her baby boy.

According to the actress, she decided to do this as a reminder of how she was when she gave birth to her boy on June 30, 2013. She says the experience means a lot to her as she delivered him with no complications or disabilities.

Also professing her love for her son, Brown says she hopes he would continually recognize her as his mother.

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Regina Daniels and billionaire husband welcomes baby boy

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It’s overflow of joy for Regina Daniels and billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko, who have just welcomed their first child together.

The baby, a boy came out on Monday, June 29 just after her baby shower.
The news was made public by Regina’s brother on his Instagram page this afternoon

Obviously overjoyed by the birth of the new baby boy, he said;

”OFFICIALLY AN UNCLE YOU KNOW?

Congratulations my diamond

It’s a bouncing baby boy

Iyanu ti sele

@regina.daniels @regina.daniels

Gods the greatest ” he wrote

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