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Watch your tongue, govt monitoring social media – Portable

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Watch your tongue, govt monitoring social media - Portable

Controversial singer and songwriter Habeeb Okikiola popularly known as Portable Omolalomi has warned his colleagues and fans to mind what they say or post on social media to avoid being on the wrong side of the law.

He said his warning should be taken seriously because government agents monitor social media events.

He shared his recent experience with the Inspector-General of Police, Singer Naira Marley and his friend, Sam Larry.

In a video clip posted on his Instagram page on Wednesday, Portable alleged that he was arrested on the order of the IGP due to comments he made on social media which was pointed to the state by Sam Larry.

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He said he was only released on compassionate grounds by the IGP after Naira Marley had forgiven him.

“It’s God that saved me. He showed mercy on me and made Naira Marley forgive me and IG released me on compassionate ground.

“It was Naira Marley who begged on my behalf for the IG to release me. I was arrested for the car I purchased. After the settlement of the car’s case, I was immediately rearrested on the order of IG. Naira Marley begged on my behalf when Sam Larry took me to the IG.

“Naira Marley and Sam Larry then warned me to stop slandering them on social media. I begged immediately and promised to desist.

“I would have suffered because the order was to transfer me straight to Abuja. I started crying and begging for forgiveness. It was Naira Marley and IG who saved me,” Portable narrated.

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He advised his audience to always forgive those who have offended them because it was that grace that saved him.

He also warned his fans to be careful of what they say and do on social media to avoid running into trouble.

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Chike unveils third studio album ‘Son of Chike’

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Chike unveils third studio album ‘Son of Chike’

Nigerian music star Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka popularly known as Chike, has unveiled his third studio album titled ‘Son of Chike’.

The songwriter announced the project’s release on his social media pages on Friday.

The 12-track project follows the success of his debut album, ‘Boo of the Booless’ (2020), and his sophomore body of work, ‘The Brother’s Keeper’ (2022).

Speaking about the album, Chike described the project as a “celebration of his heritage and identity”.

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He also said the body of work adds to the legacy of music and culture passed down from previous generations.

“I am Osebuka, the son of my father, and this album symbolizes and celebrates my heritage and identity as a #SonOfChike and my new musical offspring joining the ranks of those that came before,” he wrote.

The album features tracks such as ‘Unto You’, ‘Lifetime Love’, ‘Apple’, ‘Mma’, ‘Someone’, ‘Your Loss’, ‘Not Your Daddy’, ‘One Day’, ‘Balance Am’, and ‘Man Not God’.

It also includes earlier releases like ‘Ego Oyibo’ and the hit track ‘Egwu’, featuring the late Nigerian singer Mohbad.

The music star collaborated with other notable artistes on the album, including Olamide, Qing Madi, and Ladipoe.

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Chike began his music career in 2015 with his participation in Project Fame.

He then became the first runner-up on The Voice of Nigeria in 2016.

He is currently signed to Brothers Records.

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“Make smart choices” – Tonto Dikeh offers alternatives to youths’ protest plans

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"Make smart choices" - Tonto Dikeh offers alternatives to youths' protest plans

Actress Tonto Dikeh has shared her perspective on the planned Nigerian youth protest scheduled from August 1 to 10.

While she fully acknowledges the right to protest and empathizes with the struggles stemming from the difficult economy, she believes there might be more effective ways to address the issues at hand.

Dikeh expressed her sadness over the rising cost of living, which makes it hard for citizens to manage their expenses despite working hard.

She recalled how the #EndSARS protest against police brutality in 2020 was ultimately derailed by those who caused damage, and suggested that a more constructive approach might be to form a representative group to engage directly with President Bola Tinubu.

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She wrote, “Dear fellow Nigerian youths, I understand your frustrations about our nation’s current state. The price hikes and economic pressures are tough, and many are struggling with increased costs of commuting and living. However, a nationwide protest from August 1-10, 2024, might not be the most effective method right now. This isn’t to undermine the power of protests but to suggest a more strategic approach.

“Instead of protests, I recommend forming a representative group to formally communicate with the President. This group can advocate on our behalf, request a meeting to discuss our concerns, and propose solutions. Engaging in meaningful dialogue and community development can lead to positive change and unity.

“The economic challenges affect us all, and addressing them through peaceful and diplomatic means could be more beneficial. Let’s unite and work towards a better Nigeria. I urge you to consider alternative ways to make your voices heard and to work towards a brighter future.”

She concluded with the caption: “Sometimes we can be right, but how we express ourselves matters. This is a heartfelt plea to all Nigerian youths—LET’S MAKE SMART CHOICES.”

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Cynthia Morgan blasts MAVINS over Rema’s smoking, Ayra Starr’s attire

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Popular Nigerian dancehall artiste, Cynthia Morgan has criticized MAVINS Record for their artiste Rema’s smoking habit and slammed female singer Ayra Starr for her outfit when meeting American actor Will Smith.

Morgan emphasized that life involves more than music and stage performances.

She also warned MAVINS Record about Rema’s cigar smoking, stating she would locate their office if anything happened to him.

Morgan wrote: “Meeting will smith dressed up like that? There is more to life than music and stage performances my dear @ayrastarr

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“And that Rema wey they hold cigar wey he no sabi smoke. If anything happen to that boy mavins I go find una office.”

Ayra Starr recently had dinner with Hollywood star Will Smith in Rome following her impressive performance at Coldplay’s concert.

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