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Police grill Davido’s domestic workers over son’s death

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The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said eight domestic workers were brought in for questioning in connection with the death of Davido’s son, Ifeanyi Adeleke.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the development to our correspondent, said the domestic workers’ narrations would assist the command in ascertaining the circumstances surrounding the death of the three-year-old boy.

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Hundeyin, however, said anyone not found culpable would be released immediately, adding the ones found culpable of negligence would be held back to assist the command in the ongoing investigation.

Hundeyin said, “His (Ifeanyi’s) death is confirmed. His (Davido’s) domestic workers have been brought in for questioning and anybody found not culpable will be allowed to go immediately.
“About eight of them were brought in to narrate their version of what happened to assist us in getting what really happened.

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“At the end of their narrations, whoever that is found not guilty of negligence or not culpable in anyway will be allowed to go.

“Anybody found culpable will stay back to assist us in further investigation.”

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Dark day for Davido, Chioma as son drowns in swimming pool

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Nigerian music star, Davido and his partner, Chioma have lost their three-year-old son, Ifeanyi.

According to reports widely published in major news outlets, Ifeanyi drowned in a swimming pool at his residence in the Banana Island area of Lagos State.

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Ifeanyi who was born in 2019 was said to have been underwater for a very long time before being spotted and rushed to a hospital in the Lekki area of the state, he was, however, confirmed dead on arrival.

The horrific incident happened on Monday night, a few days after his third birthday (October 20).

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Though the Adeleke’s are yet to make any official statement, several celebrities posted cryptic messages on their social media page, which many saw as a confirmation of the news.

Hours after the news broke, Iyabo Ojo, Ay Comedian, William Uchemba, Paul Okoye and several other celebrities all shared condolences.

Details of the incident are still sketchy but reports indicate the news became widespread through a now-deleted post from Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus.

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‘You’re pregnant already’ – Congratulations pour in for Frederick Leonard’s wifey, Peggy Ovire as she flaunts baby bump

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Congratulations are in order for Nollywood love birds, Frederick Leonard and Pregnant Peggy Ovire who publicly got engaged a few weeks ago.

The soon to wed couple who have been loving together as live-in-lovers are expecting their first child together.

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Fans of Peggy are already showering her with congratulatory messages on her verified Instagram page after she posted photos that showed off her baby bump.

Recall that Frederick Leonard had on bended knees asked his colleague turned lover, Peggy Ovire to be his wife.

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This happened on Friday October 21, during Peggy Ovire surprise birthday party organized by her colleagues in Nollywood.

Frederick Leonard was seen in the video kneeling and blushing as he stretched out his ring and asked the million dollar question.

Peggy Ovire on sighting him bursted into tears of joy, while other Nollywood actors were screaming in excitement.

This comes after Frederick Leonard via her verified Instagram page announced to the world that his colleague, actress Peggy Ovire is the woman he would be spending the rest of his life with.

While celebrating the birthday of Peggy Ovire, Frederick Leonard penned romantic words to her.

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Sharing a photo of the celebrant, he wrote, “To Have n To Hold..To Love n To Cherish..

In Good Times and in All Times..Through The Years, My Love For You Has Remained Constant. Look How Far We’ve Come Baby. It’s Your Birthday Today and So the World Celebrates You..But Our Love.. I Will Celebrate Always.Happy Birthday @peggyovire. My Baby My Valentine..I LOVE YOU ❤️”

A few years ago, in a chat with The Entertainer, Nollywood actress Peggy Ovire debunked her rumoured romance with star actor Frederick Leonard.

The actress who claimed she has never been married in her life said the relationship between herself and Frederick Leonard was purely business.

They have since fixed their grand wedding to happen in November 2023.

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Nollytrailers editor, Victor Ojelabi, emerges SDNON treasurer (Photos)

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The editor of Nollytrailers.com and CEO of Freelart Media Group, Victor Ojelabi, has been elected as the treasurer of the Society of Digital Newspaper of Nigeria, SDNON, and recently inaugurated him and other executives at an event in Lagos recently.

According to the release made available to the media, the chairman of the electoral committee, Gbenga Shaba, stated that he had no doubt in composition of the new executives.

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“Today, we officially inaugurated the new leaders to pilot the affairs of our society, whose terms would terminate in 2024.

“As the chairman of the electoral committee, I can assure you that the election was free and fair on all that made known their wishes to take the society to the next level. And I can tell you for free that I’ve absolute trust in them to deliver,” Shaba submitted.

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Other newly elected executives included Otunba Femi Davies as the new president, Femi Herbert as vice president, Seunmanuel Faleye was elected general secretary, Lilian Azuh as financial secretary and Abdallah el-Kurebe as registrar.

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The publisher of Freelanews, Victor Ojelabi, accepting his Certificate of Return from the SDNON’s electoral chairman, Gbenga Shaba, recently.

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Some members of SDNON at the second edition of the society’s annual summit held at Oriental Hotel, Lagos recently

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Victor Ojelabi is a creative mind, writer, movie buff, media and PR practitioner of many years.

The executives were charged to always carry out their duties in the best interest of the profession, the society and Nigeria as a whole.

The inauguration was held during the society’s second annual summit themed “Nigeria’s Security Architecture & Digital News Reportage: A Credibility Threshold For A Successful 2023 General Elections”. The keynote message was delivered by the vice presidential candidate of New Nigeria People Party, NNPP, Bishop Isaac Idahosa.

Aside the chairman of the 2022 SDNON electoral committee, Shaba, other members included Wale Onifade, Damilare Bankole, Bamidele Adeyemi and Abiola Alaba-Peters.

SDNON is a network of seasoned journalists drawn from across newsrooms and a rallying point for like-minded individuals in the new media space, driven by excellence and poised to make clear-cut mark in contemporary journalism using modern tools of the profession.

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