TAMPAN has suspended Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi over his controversial new released movie “Oko Iyabo”.
On Friday, July 9, The Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners’ Association announced the suspension of Yomi Fabiyi in a statement titled, “TAMPAN suspends Yomi Fabiyi indefinitely for gross professional misconducts & unethical practices.”
The statement read;
“Having listened to the detailed defense of Mr. Yomi Fabiyi, who is the Producer/Director of the controversial film ‘Oko Iyabo’ and his Co-Director, Mr. Dele Matti, the Ethic, Conflict and Resolution Committee hereby found them guilty of professional misconduct and unethical practices.
“Although Mr. Yomi Fabiyi insisted that it is his fundamental human right to use his creative talent to produce films that will tell his own account of the trending issue but his Co-Director admitted his fault and regretted his involvement in the film.”
The association also condemned the use of the real names of the people for the production of the movie and except “the work of art is a ‘Cinema Verite’, no one is allowed to use real name(s) of other person(s) in a feature film.”
The statement added: “Therefore, it is professional misconduct to use real name(s), stories and factual events of person(s) without their consent not to talk of a plot that is denigrating to that person.
“That the story, plot, theme, title, dialogue, names and general content of the film ‘Oko Iyabo’ is a factual presentation that may give rise to prejudice since the matter is already In court.
“His misconducts and unethical practices have impacted negatively on the image and reputation of our association. His Co-Director Mr. Dele Matti having shown remorse and admitted his guilt is hereby suspended for 3months.”
Also, other actors who featured in the film have been summoned to appear before the Ethic, Conflict & Resolution Committee on the 24. July 2021.
Reacting to TAMPAN’s statement, Yomi Fabiyi took to Instagram to state he was never a member of the guide and that the letter sent to him by the association was inappropriate.
He also asked fans interested in seeing the movie to reach out privately on Whatapp after the movie was reported on You Tube.
The statement reads: “I am originally ANTP member. Worst case I will renew my membership there.
“I have never obtain or sign any form with TAMPAN or joined any guild. I was made to pay for registration which I did but no form collected or formal procedure.
“The letter is inappropriate, not valid for me as a filmmaker.
“Any reaction if necessary will be on the basis of Human Rights Violation if I so wish to seek judicial redress. You don’t loose what you never had.”
Uche Jumbo: “This is the most boring BBNaija season”
Uche Jombo has claimed that this year’s BBNaija reality show is boring to her and the least entertaining among all the seasons so far.
The popular actress and filmmaker took to Twitter to share her views.
According to Uche Jombo – who is a top entertainer and featured in numerous movies – this year’s season of the Big Brother Naija show has no entertaining value in it.
That’s not all, in her opinion it’s the most boring show ever in the history of the reality show. See what she wrote below;
I actually think this is the most boring big brother Naija season or is it because they were lot of them? I don’t know what it is but to me this is the least entertaining.
Williams Uchemba reveals huge sacrifice wife made for his career: “She put her medical profession on hold
Williams Uchemba is an actor and writer, known for Sugar Rush (2019), Merry Men 2 (2019) and Story Story: The African Rideshare (2018). He is also popularly known as a movie producer, philanthropist, comedian, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker.
Taking to his Instagram page yesterday, the talented star appreciated Brunella Oscar for her efforts, while also taking the opportunity to appreciate other good wives.
See what he wrote below;
“I want to appreciate my wife and all the wives out there. Being a wife is tasking enough and being the wife of someone who is everywhere is another level of superhuman, and that is who you are. You put your medical profession on hold to help me build my goals and dreams, handling most of my business like I would still amaze me.”
“Thank you! And thank you to all the wives out there that make life peaceful and easy for their husbands. You guys are the real MVPs. That being said I declare today WIVES APPRECIATION DAY #wivesappreciationday #SummerHoliday #”
BBNaija: Angel reveals her mother is almost same age as co-housemate Boma
Big Brother Naija ‘Shine Ya Eye’ housemate, Angel, has revealed that her mother had he at a teenage age, and co-housemate, Boma, is barely younger than her.
During chitchat in the kitchen with fellow housemate, Boma Akpore, the 21-year-old writer revealed that her father manages her Instagram page. furthermore, her mother gave birth to her when she was 16 years old.
Boma who did not take her seriously at first asked once again to confirm the information his ears picked up.
“You seem like you have a young father,” the actor asked.
Angel replied without flinching, “Yeah, my mom had me when she was 16. She’s 37, you’re close to her age.”