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Ayefele’s band captain, Waheed Ege is dead

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Mr. Waheed Adekola, popularly addressed as Ege by his admirers, the band captain of Ibadan-based music idol,  Dr Yinka Ayefele, is dead.

Waheed Adekola, as gathered  died on Friday morning after he complained of body pains when the band returned from an outing last weekend.

Since then, he had remained indoors, apparently, undergoing treatment.
According to the information scooped from the Nigeria Tribune, the news of Ege’s death came as a shock to the musical band currently out of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for an outing.

As of the time of filing this report, most members of the group are yet to be officially informed.

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Meet the world’s 20 top-earning hip-hop stars

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American rapper and fashion designer, Kanye West has been named the highest-paid hip-hop act in the world.

According to the latest Forbes World’s 20 Top-Earning Hip-Hop Stars List, Kanye who is also a designer earned 50 million dollars in a year.

Kanye pushed down the ladder, Mogul JAY-Z who earned 81 million dollars and Drake who made 71 million dollars, leaving them in second and third place respectively.

In recent years the top spot have been coveted by JAY-Z who in 2007 got an ode from Kanye when the rapper released a song called “Big Brother”.

Those who made the top ten include Eminem, DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Migos, and Childish Gambino. The only female artists who made it into the top 20 are Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, who came in at number 12 and 13 slots respectively.

Nicki Minaj made 29 million dollars earnings, and Cardi B, the youngest to make the list at 26, raked in 28 million dollars in earnings.

20. Pitbull ($18 million)

19. Wiz Khalifa ($18.5 million)

18. Nas ($19 million)

17. Future ($19.5 million)

16. Birdman ($20 million)

15. Meek Mill ($21 million)

14. Swizz Beatz ($23 million)

13. Cardi B ($28 million)

12. Nicki Minaj ($29 million)

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11. J. Cole ($31 million)

10. Childish Gambino ($35 million)

9. Migos ($36 million)

8. Kendrick Lamar ($38.5 million)

7. DJ Khaled ($40 million)

6. Eminem ($50 million)

5. Travis Scott ($58 million)

4. Diddy ($70 million)

3. Drake ($75 million)

2. Jay-Z ($81 million)

1. Kanye West ($150 million)

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‘Its desperate move to generate revenue’- Don Jazzy reacts to CBN’s bank charges policy

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The CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy has reacted to CBN’s latest policy to attach charges to cash deposits or withdrawals made by customers.

The CBN had earlier announced that deposits or withdrawals above N500,000 by customers will attract charges going forward.

According to the apex bank, the objective of the “transaction fees” is to give vent to the Central Bank’s policy designed to reduce cash in use.

CBN, in a statement signed on Tuesday by its  Payments System Management Department Director, Sam Okojere  announced the take-off of the charges.

Reacting via his verified twitter handle, Don Jazzy alleged that  the purpose of the new policy was an act of desperation to generate revenue.

“My dear, the whole thing just reeks of a desperate move to generate revenue.

“When they load their own stolen money in the bank, they don’t care whatever charges they have to pay”, the Nigerian music producer tweeted

 

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COZA SAGA: Dakolo Demands Apology From Pastor Fatoyinbo

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Busola Dakolo has requested that the founder and Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, apologise for allegedly defiling her. 

Dakolo in a writ filed on her behalf by her lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi and Co of Law corridor, demanded that Pastor Fatoyinbo pen a clearly worded apology on the front page of at least two national newspapers and two national television stations for seven days running consecutively.

She also demanded that Mr Fatoyinbo address a ‘personal apology letter’ showing honest remorse for his misdeed.

Contained in the suit obtained Exclusively by Channels Television, Mrs Dakolo told a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja that the defilement by Pastor Fatoyinbo has adversely affected her marital sex life.

In a related development, Dakolo also demanded that a cost of action estimated at the sum of N10,000,000 (ten million naira) be paid.

In her suit, Mrs Dakolo emphasized that Pastor Fatoyinbo “forcefully pushed her unto a couch close to the front door of her house, pinned her to the couch, undressed her, caressed her body, fondled her breasts, exposed his genitals to her glare, forcing a bottle of soda (Krest) down her throat thereby making her breathing difficult.”

She further claimed that all the while he was covering her mouth to muffle her screams and threatened her life on the 23rd of September, 2002.

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According to her, these actions “both jointly and/or severally are outrageous and reckless and have caused her emotional distress” amounting to intentional infliction of emotional distress on her.

Mrs Dakolo also stated that on another occasion, Pastor Fatoyinbo also drove her to a secluded area, forcefully pulled her out of the car, undressed her, spanked her buttocks, threatened her life, caressed her body, fondled her breasts and exposed his genitals to her glare, this she said took place on the 26th of September, 2002.

 

She described the sexual intercourse Fotoyinbo allegedly had with her on both days, jointly and/or severally are outrageous and reckless and amounts to intentional infliction of distress on her.

Mrs Dakolo also asked the court to declare that Fatoyinbo’s denial of his alleged acts contained jointly and/or severally through a press statement he released on June 28 2019, had caused her continuous emotional distress and amounted to intentional infliction of emotional distress on her.

According to the writ, Pastor Fatoyinbo is expected to cause an appearance to be entered for him in an action at the suit of Mrs Dakolo, within fourteen days of being served.

Busola Dakolo, wife of the musician, Timi Dakolo, had in June accused the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo of defiling her.

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In an interview that went viral all over social media, she said that while she was still a teenager, the cleric visited her parents’ home early one morning when no one was in the house and raped her.

 

 

 

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