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Funke Akindele And Husband, JJC Skillz Enjoy Night Out In Dubai
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Funke Akindele And Husband, JJC Skillz Enjoy Night Out In Dubai

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and husband Abdulrasheed Bello, professionally known as JJC Skillz, on Friday went on a night out in Dubai. The couple and their twin children are in the city of luxury shopping and breathtaking architecture for the UAE premiere of their new film Omo Ghetto the Saga. Six days to the premiere, husband and wife were at KIZA Dubai, a pan-African restaurant, along with Stella Fubara of Dubai Tourism and another friend. “We had fun,” Funke said in the form of a hashtag on an Instagram post. Omo Ghetto the Saga will make history when it becomes the first Nigerian movie to premiere in the United Arab Emirates on January 21. It was premiered in Nigeria on December 25 and has grossed N373milllion in three weeks according to the Cinema Exhibitors Assoc...
Funke Akindele Steps Out With Her Twin Children In Dubai
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Funke Akindele Steps Out With Her Twin Children In Dubai

Funke Akindele and the twins arrived Dubai days ago following the release of her Omo Ghetto movie in selected Cinemas in the United Arab Emirates. In some of the videos shared from the ongoing vacation, Funke’s twin boys are seen having fun with at a restaurant and in their hotel room in Jumeirah, Dubai. Funke Akindele welcomed the twin boys in 2018.
‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas
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‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele’s movie Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is set to break the record of being the first Nigerian movie to be released in UAE, Dubai cinemas. Funke, 43, made this known in an Instagram post on Monday. She said it will be released from January 21 in some selected cinemas. “Exciting News for UAE Omo Ghetto fans!The No. 1 film and box office record breaker in Nigeria — Omo Ghetto (The Saga) — is set to break yet another record as the First Ever Cinema Release of a Nigerian film in the United Arab Emirates. “Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is scheduled for release from the 21st of January, 2021 in selected Novo Cinemas in the UAE. Stay tuned for more updates!” she wrote. Omo Ghetto (The Saga) was directed by Funke and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC...
Chioma Akpotha joins Funke Akindele’s Omo Ghetto set
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Chioma Akpotha joins Funke Akindele’s Omo Ghetto set

Chioma Akpotha has joined the set of Funke Akindele-Bello’s much-anticipated film, ‘Omo Ghetto’ the saga. Akpotha was spotted filming with Akindele-Bello’s collaborator on the forthcoming episode of the Omo Ghetto series. The actress joins Eniola Badmus and Bimbo Thomas to play the character of Chummy Choko in the upcoming film. While Akindele-Bello, Badmus, and Thomas retain their title of Lefty, Busty, and Nikky, respectively. In 2019, Akindele-Bello dropped the hint of returning to film another episode of the title after 10 years of the last release. Though she didn’t give much information, the actress cum producer affirmed the plans to film another episode of the well-received film. In December 2019, Akindele-Bello returned to the set to film some of the scenes of the f...
Funke Akindele Bello and Husband JJC Skillz Celebrate 4th Wedding Anniversary
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Funke Akindele Bello and Husband JJC Skillz Celebrate 4th Wedding Anniversary

Funke Akindele-Bello and her hubby, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, and celebrating their 4th wedding anniversary on Sunday August 23.  The actress took to her Instagram page to share these beautiful photos of the she and her husband and wrote in her caption: 'All glory to God!!! 4 years and many more years to spend together in good health and wealth in Jesus name. I love you, My King, @jjcskillz.'
Funke Akindele Gifts Pa James an Apartment After Flood Took Over his Home
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Funke Akindele Gifts Pa James an Apartment After Flood Took Over his Home

Funke Akindele has gifted an apartment to veteran actor Kayode Olasehinde Ajirebi, aka Pa James, after his house in Oke Isagun community of Oke Odo, Lagos, was affected by the recent flood. Pa James cried out for help after dirty water got into his house on July 7, 2020, and soaked his belongings. This comes one year after Pa James' son, Samuel Ajirebi cried out on Instagram and shared photos and videos of his father's flooded house. Funke Akindele came to the family's rescue by giving an apartment to the actor. Actress Oluwakemi Adetoro Ojo made the announcement on Instagram, writing: "On behalf of PA JAMES,I Want to say Big thank you to @funkejenifaakindele for the the new apartment given to him by you.God bless you so much for your good heart Anikeademi your type is so rare...
Watch And Pray Because No One Is Above Temptation – Funke Akindele
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Watch And Pray Because No One Is Above Temptation – Funke Akindele

Popular Nollywood actress and movie producer, Funke Akindele has advice her followers and loved ones to watch and pray to overcome temptation when it comes their way. The actress is of the believes that no one is above temptation, hence every individual need to strong spiritually. She shared the message on her Twitter on Sunday morning. “No one is above #temptation watch and pray“
Funke Akindele Reacts As A Blogger Tries To Compares Her With Genevieve Nnaji
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Funke Akindele Reacts As A Blogger Tries To Compares Her With Genevieve Nnaji

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele just shut a blogger up who tries to Compare her with Genevieve. Akinblogger wrote: Let's settle this here... Pick your favourite actress below Like for Funke Akindele Retweet for Genevieve Nnaji Funke Akindele reacted: Wetin you Dey settle?? Face with rolling eyesFace with rolling eyesFace with rolling eyesFace with tears of joyFace with tears of joy @GenevieveNnaji1 is a #seniorcolleague and great Actor!!! #respect all day and all night ��������  
‘You really suffer when you were growing up’ – Nigerians react to Funke Akindele Childhood old photo
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‘You really suffer when you were growing up’ – Nigerians react to Funke Akindele Childhood old photo

The popular Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has got most of her fans and followers talking as she shared some of her old pictures on her social media platform earlier. The award winning on screen character that is well known as Jenifa took to her Instagram page recently as she shares her throwback pictures. Her old pictures got many of her followers attention as some finds it funny while some sees it as a true definition of God’s grace. It is of no doubt that Funke Akindele is one of the best Nollywood actress in Nigeria and she is the first actress to acquire ten million followers on popular photo and video sharing social network Instagram. The talented actress has won a lot of awards to her name for her hardwork in the entertainment industry such as best actress in lea...
How I Came About ‘My Fake Grammar’ – Funke Akindele
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How I Came About ‘My Fake Grammar’ – Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele, widely known as Jenifa because of her humorous role in popular Nigerian Television comedy series, Jenifa’s Diary has revealed how she came about her ‘fake grammar.’ In a question and answer session on Twitter, the 42-year-old took out time to reveal some of the things her fans were yet to know about her. The actress who was recently convicted by a Magistrate Court in Lagos for breaking the COVID-19 lockdown order really enjoyed the session on Twitter as she bared all to her fans. First, she told her fans how she picked the name ‘Jenifa.’ She disclosed that she was given the name in her dream. This was followed by a question from Oluwaseun who wanted to know what inspired the fake grammar Jenifa has been using, and for how long she has been practising it. ...
Toyin Abraham Has 18K Followers On Tiktok But She Does Not Follow Anyone
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Toyin Abraham Has 18K Followers On Tiktok But She Does Not Follow Anyone

On the Tiktok profile of one of Nigeria best actress Toyin Abraham and winner of the African Movie Viewers Choice Award, it was clearly written that she has reached over 18,000 followers on Tiktok. Like many other celebrities Toyin Abraham has also been trying to strengthen her fan base on tiktok and gradually do less activity on Instagram. The actress personally shared a screenshot of her profile and shared it on Instagram to encourage more fans to join her on tiktok. However her profile showed that the actress does not following anyone on Tiktok. There are provisions for celebrities and those that have tiktok accounts to also follow any one of their choice but Toyin Abraham has not followed anyone. Nevertheless, she has attained over 18,000 followers on tiktok and more fans wil...
See How Funke Akindele Responded When Asked About Her Community Service Duty
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See How Funke Akindele Responded When Asked About Her Community Service Duty

Actress Funke Akindele has refused to disclose how far she has gone with the community service duty she was sentenced to by a court in Lagos. Funke Akindele bagged the sentence after she threw a party at her Ibeju Lekki residence with singer Naira Marley and over 50 people present. The actress was arrested after a social media outcry over the likelihood of a spread of coronavirus due to the flouting of the restriction order in Lagos by the actress’s decision to throw a party with that much guests. A Twitter user who is yet to forget about the whole incident decided to find out if she has completed the sentence she was given. He tweeted: “Lady, have you finished your community duty?” Funke Akindele responded by using a Yoruba term to describe his poke nosing attitude. S...
Funke Akindele Doles Out N5k To 200 Instagram Fans As Palliative
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Funke Akindele Doles Out N5k To 200 Instagram Fans As Palliative

Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele Bello has taken it upon herself to give out N5,000 each to 200 of her Instagram fans as Covid-19 palliatives. In a post shared on Instagram page on Monday, April 27, 2020 it showed the mother of two instructed her fans to send in their bank details as she’s about blessing 200 of them with N5k. She wrote; “5k for 200 fans!!! Drop your account numbers. Love from #jenifa Will pick randomly!! God bless us all. Stay strong #thiswillpass #godhealtheworld” However, Funke’s kind and commendable gesture came as one of the means through which the citizens who are currently on lockdown as a result of Covid-19 pandemic have been given a helping hand as most of them find it very difficult to survive the lockdown. Nigerian government, likewise ever...
‘Self Love Is Important’ – Funke Akindele Advises Her Fans (Photo)
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‘Self Love Is Important’ – Funke Akindele Advises Her Fans (Photo)

In a recent post, Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele popularly referred to as Jenifa shared on Instagram, the role model to many has advised her fans on how important self love is. According to the mother of two, so many people try hard to take care of everyone else that they end up forgetting to take care of themselves. In her words “Sometimes you try so hard to take care of everyone else that you forget to take care of yourself. #selfloveisimportant #takecareofyourself #mentallyandphysically #happysunday  
“Why Did Govt Refuse To Pardon Funke Like Other Defaulters?” – Uche Maduagwu Asks
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“Why Did Govt Refuse To Pardon Funke Like Other Defaulters?” – Uche Maduagwu Asks

Nigerian social media critic and actor, Uche Maduagwu has thrown imperative question at Lagos State government over the unusual process with which it carried out in penalizing actress, Funke Akindele after she was found guilty of flouting lockdown and social distancing order in Lagos. In his recent Instagram post, Uche noted that an answer is required to big question why other defaulters weren’t penalized or punished like was done to Funke. And possibly, the actor thought it was because a prominent politician, (Bola Tinubu) was involved. In view of that, he continues that Lagosians are not guinea pigs and as such shouldn’t be subjected to a lockdown without adequate relief materials to ease off the pain of not having to go about their daily businesses. Again, Uche emphasized o...
‘We Have Come A Long Way’ – Funke Akindele Writes Ini Edo On Her Birthday
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‘We Have Come A Long Way’ – Funke Akindele Writes Ini Edo On Her Birthday

Nollywood actress and movie producer, Funke Akindele Bello celebrate her colleague, Ini Edo as she turned a year older The movie star shared some throwback photos of herself and Edo She wrote “My boo❤️❤️❤️ God bless you more @iniedo . Happy birthday my darling sister. #wehavecomealongway love you.“ Post below   View this post on Instagram   My boo❤️❤️❤️ God bless you more @iniedo . Happy birthday my darling sister. #wehavecomealongway love you. A post shared by Funke Akindele Bello (@funkejenifaakindele) on Apr 23, 2020 at 2:14am PDT
Funke Akindele Responds To Don Jazzy’s Advice To Her On Owning Her Mistake Following Her 2 Week Court Sentence
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Funke Akindele Responds To Don Jazzy’s Advice To Her On Owning Her Mistake Following Her 2 Week Court Sentence

Actress Funke Akindele Responded to Music Producer Don Jazzy Advice to her edging to stay focus and resist further mistakes moving on in her life. This advice comes off after Funke Was arrested and sentence for breaking rules on Public gathering in Nigeria which was aid at stopping the spread of the Covid-19 virus. In a long post on Don Jazzy IG Handle, a message directed to Funke Akindele was received in Good faith as she responded saying “Thank You My Brother, May God Bless You!”  
“You Made A Mistake And You Owned It” —Donjazzy To Funke Akindele
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“You Made A Mistake And You Owned It” —Donjazzy To Funke Akindele

Donjazzy is not the first neither is he the second to praise Funke Akindele after getting arrested for breaking the social distance law enacted by the government. In fact, she did another video, teaching people how to stay safe and stay clean and she has been praised for her ability to accept responsibility for her mistakes. Donjazzy has now taken to twitter to speak on how a great woman Funke Akindele is. He added that he admires her talent and hard work but it doesn’t stop there. The music executive said he has more respect for the woman she’s even become. “You made a mistake and you owned it. This takes courage and have shown all of us that you are courageous. As humans, we must make mistakes. Only God is perfect.” He added: “My prayer everyday is that I don’t make a mis...
Let’s All Stay Home And Stay Safe, This Will Pass — Funke Akindele Says In New Video
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Let’s All Stay Home And Stay Safe, This Will Pass — Funke Akindele Says In New Video

Funke Akindele seems to be meeting the end of her deal with the court. Remember the scandal surrounding Funke Akindele after she threw a party for her husband’s 42nd birthday. More than 20 people were in attendance and it got people talking on twitter. The twitter uproar caught the attention of the police, NCDC and dettol. Funke Akindele and her husband were brought in for questioning after which she was arraigned in court and sentenced to 14 days of community service. Part of the deal was that she should educate people on the usefulness of staying at home, keeping a safe distance and washing of hands. She was asked to go to the streets to teach people and now she has made a video on ways to be careful in order to protect one’s self against the virus. See the video:
“Apologise To Funke Akindele,” – Some Nigerians On Twitter Demands, Following The Burial Of Abba Kyari
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“Apologise To Funke Akindele,” – Some Nigerians On Twitter Demands, Following The Burial Of Abba Kyari

Nigerians demand an apology from twitter influencers who slammed Funke Akindele for throwing a party and violating the social gathering rule by the Lagos state government. Recall Funke Akindele and her husband threw a birthday party which caused an uproar on social media. This made the Lagos government, NCDC and dettol sweep into action. Dettol and NCDC removed Funke Akindele as their ambassador and once the police arrested her, she was arraigned to court was slammed with a 14-day community service. Asked to pay N100,000 fine each and put in isolation for 14 days in a government-controlled facility. But twitter has been on fire when the video of the burial of the former chief of staff, Abba Kyari hit the internet. They are demanding an apology for Funke Akindele, stati...
Funke Akindele Returns back to Social Media
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Funke Akindele Returns back to Social Media

Funke Akindele, popular Nollywood actress, finally shared her first post through Instagram after her arrest. Furthermore, the actress returned to social media finally and her fans and other fellow Nigerians celebrities welcomed her back warmly. Also, remember Funke and her husband, JJC Skillz both fined and sentenced to 14 days community service because they violated the lockdown and social distancing order of the state. Taking to Instagram, the CEO of Scene One Tv, shared a photo with the caption; “Breathe.”
I Am Not An Ambassador Of NCDC – Actress Toyin Abraham Reveals
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I Am Not An Ambassador Of NCDC – Actress Toyin Abraham Reveals

Self decorated world best Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham has debunked multiple reports making the rounds that she has just been made an ambassador of The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which formally had her colleague Funke Akindele as their ambassador few weeks back. Recall that Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello better known by his stage name as JJC Skillz were convicted for violating the social distance order in Lagos few weeks ago after they had a house party to celebrate the birthday of her husband, JJC in Lagos. Things went bad for the actress after the video of the party was shared on social media, Nigerians who felt disappointed however called for the arrest of the actress and her husband which landed them in court and they were made to pay...
Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele Breaks Silence After Arrest And Trial
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Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele Breaks Silence After Arrest And Trial

Nollywood actress and mother of two, Funke Akindele Bello made her first social media appearance after recent police and court cases. It’s been 2 weeks since after the incident when the had a birthday party in their own apartment amid coronavirus pandemic and the invited other people and celebrities. The actress ,Funke Akindele Bello and her husband JJC Skillz were taken to Magistrate Court in Ogba, Lagos, which after she and her husband JJC Skillz pleaded guilty where the were given 14 days community service She captioned #breathe ✌?✌?✌?   View this post on Instagram   #breathe ✌?✌?✌? A post shared by Funke Akindele Bello (@funkejenifaakindele) on Apr 16, 2020 at 11:38am PDT
NCDC Replaces Funke Akindele With Toyin Abraham After Dumping Her For Violating Lockdown Order (Watch Video)
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NCDC Replaces Funke Akindele With Toyin Abraham After Dumping Her For Violating Lockdown Order (Watch Video)

The NCDC has replaced Funke Akindele with Toyin Abraham shortly after her recent disobedience of the government’s social distancing order in Lagos. Funke Akindele was prosecuted after she held a house party to mark the celebration of her husband’s birthday, the video from the house party they held surfaced on social media as proof. The likes of Naira Marley, Eniola Badmus and many more were spotted at the party despite the lockdown order by the government and the need for social distancing. Because of this, she was alienated by Dettol Nigeria and the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control after flouting the social distancing order imposed on the residents of Lagos in view of the Coronavirus outbreak ravaging the state. Now she has been replaced by her colleague in the movie indus...
Funke Akindele Saga: Eniola Badmus Speaks In Spanish, Preaches Love
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Funke Akindele Saga: Eniola Badmus Speaks In Spanish, Preaches Love

Eniola Badmus has reacted again to her bestfriend Funke Akindele and hubby JJC Skillz’s saga with the police, imploring Nigerians to preach love and not hatred. The plus size actress took to Instagram to express herself, sharing a picture text through which she presented her gospel. The depth of the heartbreak she felt for the embattled couple made her ditch English and convey her message in Spanish. According to her, there is a thin line between love and hatred and so, in the stead of showing hatred, people should rather show love for one another. “hay una delgada linea entre el amor y el odio. Vamos a levantranos a predicar el amor“, which translates to “There is a fine line between love and hate. Let’s get up to preach love.“
Funke Akindele Shall Rise Again – Azuh Arinze
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Funke Akindele Shall Rise Again – Azuh Arinze

Veteran journalist and author, Azuh Arinze has written a piece about embattled Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele. This is coming after the “Jenifa’s diary producer” was arrested, arraigned and prosecuted for holding a party in her Amen Estate home, breaking the total lock down rule. In his write up, Azuh noted that Funke grew up in his arms and predicted that she will rise again, as he described her as a fighter. Read the complete piece below… FUNKE AKINDELE: A TIME FOR INTROSPECTION Even without being told , I know that one of the ‘scenes’ that must have been playing non-stop in actress Funke Akindele’s mind is the birthday-party-gone-awry of Sunday, April 5, 2020, at Amen Estate, in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos. And sincerely, my heart goes out to her. Not necessarily because of ...
Funke Akindele: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Asked To Grant Nollywood Actress State Pardon
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Funke Akindele: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Asked To Grant Nollywood Actress State Pardon

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has appealed to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, to grant state pardon to popular actress and Nollywood icon, Mrs. Funke Akindele-Bello. While speaking with journalists in court today at Ogba, after the proceedings that terminated the charges brought against Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi and Azeez Fashola (Naira Marley), the human rights activist stated that since the state made the case in court yesterday that it was not out to persecute citizens, Akindele should be granted reprieve, moreso that she has demonstrated remorse for her conduct. He stated that since the federal government is granting amnesty to 2,600 prisoners, the Governor should emulate this good gesture and show fatherly love to the Bellos. “This ...
Fans Attacked Tacha Over Funke Akindele Community Service
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Fans Attacked Tacha Over Funke Akindele Community Service

The popular reality TV star and Instagram sensation Anita Natacha popularly refer to as Tacha has been attached by her followers after showing sympathy over Funke Akindele and her hubby’s community service. Tacha shared on her social media page telling Funke Akindele and her hubby to stay strong in this phase that it will soon pass, likewise they should people should stop trolling Funke Akindele and everyone else involved in the issue. See photo below: Sharing this picture she wrote, “You never know how strong you are until that’s the only option. Stay strong @funkejenifaakindele & @jjcskillz it’s only a phase that will pass. Guys let’s temper justice with mercy, nobody is above mistake. ?? We all know @funkeakinde doesn’t do controversies or outrightly break laws ...
Funke Akindele And Her Husband Are Ex-convicts Until Pronouncement Set Aside – Lawyers
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Funke Akindele And Her Husband Are Ex-convicts Until Pronouncement Set Aside – Lawyers

Some legal practitioners have said that in the eyes of the law, popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband are now ex-convicts. Recall that Akindele and her husband, popularly called JJC Skillz, on April 4, held a party at their residence with over 20 persons in attendance. The duo later appeared in court charged with contravening Regulation 8(1)(a) and (b) and 17(1)(i) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulations 2020, and therefore committed an offence under Section 58 of the Public Health Law Cap P16 Vol. 9, Laws of Lagos State 2015. The law deals with the social distancing policy targeted at minimising large gatherings in the effort to contain the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic. They two were thus sentenced to 14 days community ser...
“African Giant Without Sense” – Reactions To Burna Boy Asking Nigerians To Tackle Politicians
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“African Giant Without Sense” – Reactions To Burna Boy Asking Nigerians To Tackle Politicians

After the News of the finance office which caught fire in Abuja, Burna Boy who is also known as the Giant of Africa have come out to make a video saying Nigerians deserve what happened to them. In the video he was telling Nigerians on Twitter to use the same energy they used when Funke Akindele was arrested to tackle the Nigerian politicians about the finance office. Nigerians have now come up to insult him on Twitter, giving him different insults some saying he is an African giant without sense, some others saying he is not yet mature and other kinds of insult. See Photos of reactions from people on Twitter:  
Funke Akindele Hits The Streets Packing Garbage As She Begins Community Service
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Funke Akindele Hits The Streets Packing Garbage As She Begins Community Service

popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello carrying out community service. This comes after she and her husband JJC Skillz flouted social distancing to throw a birthday party. On Monday, the couple were sentenced to 14-day community service in Lagos and N100,000 fine each. Funke has already hit the street to work but some people in the community are not happy that the mother of twin babies should do this.
UPDATED: Funke Akindele’s Party: Small Doctor Hands Self Over To Police
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UPDATED: Funke Akindele’s Party: Small Doctor Hands Self Over To Police

Popular Nigerian Singer, Small Doctor, real name Adekunle Temitope, was in court on Wednesday to show solidarity with those who were tried for attending Funke Akindele’s party, the police have said. Mycelebrityandi learnt that Small Doctor arrived Ogba Magistrate Court on Wednesday after 12 noon in an SUV accompanied by his manager. Policemen, however, prevented him from entering the premises of the Ogba Magistrate Court. He was directed to a police vehicle. The singer arrived at the court premises while the trial of his colleague Naira Marley, as well as politician Babatunde Gbadamosi and wife, Folashade, was ongoing before Chief Magistrate Yewande Aje-Afunwa. The singer was initially thought to be one of the 43 guests who attended the birthday party hosted by couple JJC S...
Snitches On Twitter Will Get You Arrested And Still Want You To Fight Government – Naira Marley Writes After Arrest
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Snitches On Twitter Will Get You Arrested And Still Want You To Fight Government – Naira Marley Writes After Arrest

Naira Marley has lashed out at “snitches”, days after being arrested by the police for violating the order on social distancing and public gathering after being spotted at Funke Akindele’s houseparty for her husband, JJC Skillz 43rd birthday on April 4. The rapper said in his tweet that “snitches on Twitter get people arrested and still want them to fight the government on their behalf”. Naira Marley tweeted; Snitches on twitter will get you arrested and still want you to fight the government for them. From now on it’s just Marlians Only. Let’s all listen to the government and give them our full support Recall mycelebrityandi reported earlier that the Lagos state government withdrew the charges filed against Naira Marley and former governorship candidate, Babatunde G...
“We Live and Learn” – Omoni Oboli Shows Support for Funke Akindele
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“We Live and Learn” – Omoni Oboli Shows Support for Funke Akindele

Omoni Oboli has joined the list of stars who are showing support for Funke Akindele on social media. Recall that the latter was arrested for throwing a party in their estate at time the government declared a lock down to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. Well, some stars are publicly showing their support for the filmmaker-actress, and one of them is Omoni Oboli. See her Instagram post below:  
Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and wife granted bail; to be arraigned in court today
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Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and wife granted bail; to be arraigned in court today

The Lagos State Police command has granted bail to singer Naira Marley and former Lagos state governorship candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, and his wife. The trio were detained at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba on Monday April 6 after they turned themselves in for questionning.   Recall that they were all invited for questionning for attending the birthday party of JJC Skillz on Sunday April 5th, thereby violating the social distancing order of the Lagos state government.   The lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic in the state stalled their arraignment at the state magistrate court yesterday April 7.   A police source who confirmed they have been granted bail, said they would be arraigned in court today Wednesda...
FG Reacts To Prosecution Of Funke Akindele And Husband
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FG Reacts To Prosecution Of Funke Akindele And Husband

The Federal Government has commended the Lagos State Police Command’s enforcement of the presidential order on lockdown of the state, which included the arrest and prosecution of high-profile violators of the order. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha gave the commendation during a briefing of the taskforce in Lagos on Tuesday. He said that nobody, no matter how highly-placed, is above the law. Recall that popular actress Funke Akindele and her musician husband, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, were dragged before an Ogba Chief Magistrate’s Court on Monday for violating the lockdown order by hosting a house party. The couple was sentenced to 14-day community service with an option of N100,000...
‘Funke Akindele Is Suffering The Consequence Of Not Attending Her Late Father’s Burial’ – Man Claims
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‘Funke Akindele Is Suffering The Consequence Of Not Attending Her Late Father’s Burial’ – Man Claims

A Nigerian man has taken to social media to claim that embattled actress, Funke Akindele is suffering the consequence of not attending her late father’s burial. The actress and her husband, JJC Skillz were both on Monday 6th April sentenced to 14 days community service for flouting the new Lagos state infectious disease control law 2020. This law was signed recently by the Lagos state governor to restrict gatherings and movement of crowded people at this period of the pandemic Covid-19. Oluwafemi Bankole, took to the comment section of a facebook post and wrote: “I believe by now she will know that life is personal not everybody around you want good for you. a lesson to everyone… someone said it might be spiritual because she refused to attend her father’s burial, instead she w...
My Chest Has Been Paining Me With No Appetite For Food – AY Begs Nigerians After Being Dragged For Two Days For Defending Funke Akindele
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My Chest Has Been Paining Me With No Appetite For Food – AY Begs Nigerians After Being Dragged For Two Days For Defending Funke Akindele

AY has appealed to Nigerians on Twitter after being dragged on the social media platform for two days for defending Funke Akindele and her husband, JJC Skillz who were recently prosecuted by the state government for violating a lockdown order in the state by holding a house party. The comedian had asked all those who called out the actress for violating the lockdown order to do same to those in government, after she and her husband were handed a fine of N100,000 each and also sentenced to 14 days community service, three hours per day excluding Saturday and Sunday. He tweeted; YES! NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW. BUT I WISH THOSE OF YOU WHO CALLED OUT @funkeakindele CAN DO SAME WITH YOUR COUNTLESS OPPRESSORS IN GOVERNMENT… EVEN WHEN THE SKY IS FILLED WITH CLOUDS THE SUN STILL SH...
Who Jah Bless, No Man Can Curse – Okon Lagos Fights For Funke Akindele
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Who Jah Bless, No Man Can Curse – Okon Lagos Fights For Funke Akindele

Joining other Celebrities who had in one way or the order added their voices to the arrest and prosecution of Funke Akindele and her husband, JJC Skill, Nollywood actor, Okon Lagos has taken to Instagram to drop a lengthy note. Okon charged Nigerians who literary made sure Funke was brought to book, to use same energy and tackle other illness of the society, adding that after all, who God has blessed no man can curse. He shared the photo above and wrote, “Yes NOBODY is above the law also, NOBODY is above mistakes. Yesterday and a day before in the social media space i have seen lots of “perfect” people. People who had never, have currently not and will definitely never break both divine and secular laws…people that even if Jesus himself were to appear live today and say just ...
Funke Akindele Has Nothing To Be Ashamed Of – Nollywood Filmmaker
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Funke Akindele Has Nothing To Be Ashamed Of – Nollywood Filmmaker

Nigerian filmmaker, Mildred Okwo has declared that Funke Akindele-Bello has nothing to be ashamed of. The filmmaker’s reaction came 8 hours after a court hearing and prosecution of Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, in Ogba, Lagos. Okwo took to Twitter to express herself after Akindele-Bello’s colleague showed solidarity with the phrase, ‘she will rise again.’ “…She didn’t steal or kill anyone She has nothing to be ashamed of,” the director of ‘The Meeting’ fired. Continuing, she wrote, “She will rise again? When did she fall? Y’all need to get a grip, please. Funke will pay her ticket and do her community service. She didn’t steal or kill anyone. What’s all the melodrama on my timeline? She has nothing to be ashamed of. Stop pouring gasoline on this thin...
Uche Maduagwu Urges Lagos State Governor To Apply The Speed Used To Arrest Funke Akindele Into Providing Food And Stipend To Lagosians
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Uche Maduagwu Urges Lagos State Governor To Apply The Speed Used To Arrest Funke Akindele Into Providing Food And Stipend To Lagosians

Following the arrest of Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband JJC some Nigerian celebrities have reacted with some pleading on their behalf while others bash the Nigerian police. Controversial Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu while reacting to that urged the Lagos State Governor to apply the same speed the Nigerian police used in arresting Funke Akindele into helping the Lagosians. According to him, this is the time the state governors need to help their people since the president Buhari has done his part. He said there are a lot of people in Lagos suffering due to the lockdown directive therefore it’s time they help them. Taking to his Instagram page, he urged the governor not to waste time to provide food and stipend to the Lagosians who are suffering during this c...
Former Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi Arrested For Attending Funke Akindele’s Party
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Former Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi Arrested For Attending Funke Akindele’s Party

Former gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has been detained by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly contravening lockdown order declared by the State Government to curtail coronavirus spread. Gbadamosi was detained after being spotted in a viral video attending a birthday party organised by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello for her husband, Abdul-Rasheed Bello, held in Amen Estate, Ibeju-Lekki axis of the state. A police source at the command headquarters revealed that Gbadamosi has been detained and may not be released by the law enforcement agency for engaging in an act that was at variance with the law.
Iyabo Ojo Writes An Open Apology Note To Lagos State Governor On Behalf Of Her Colleague, Funke
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Iyabo Ojo Writes An Open Apology Note To Lagos State Governor On Behalf Of Her Colleague, Funke

Nollywood actress and CEO of Fespris limited, has posted an open apology note on her Instagram page to the Governor of Lagos state; His Excellency Jide Sanwolu. She also brought to this notice that everyone who went out to the court should be quarantined, because they have exposed themselves out and didn’t observe social distancing. Here’s what she wrote: “What happened was wrong no doubt, however, we’re all humans and no one is perfect, . So on her behalf I apologise again ???. It’s going to be ok dear, stay strong @funkejenifaakindele @jjcskillz this shall pass .. However, I will like to bring to your notice sir, that everyone most especially the media personnel who went to court today on this issue should all be quarantined bcos there was no social distancing in display. Thank you...
‘Funke Akindele Should Have Been Fined, Not Arrested’ – Toka Mcbaror
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‘Funke Akindele Should Have Been Fined, Not Arrested’ – Toka Mcbaror

Nollywood filmmaker, Toka Mcbaror , has shared his thoughts on the arrest of actress Funke Akindele. In a video shared to his Instagram page, the Nollywood filmmaker questioned the arrest. According to Toka, the Jenifa star should have been fined and not arrested. The filmmaker went on to state that while other countries were releasing non-violent prisoners in order to reduce population in prison, the Nigerian government were focused on arresting people and confining them in the same risky spaces.
‘Even Good People Can Make Mistakes, It Doesn’t Make Them Bad’ – Damilola Defends Funke Akindele
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‘Even Good People Can Make Mistakes, It Doesn’t Make Them Bad’ – Damilola Defends Funke Akindele

Nollywood goddess Damilola Adegbite, ex-wife of Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh, has solemnly jumped to the defence of her colleague Funke Akindele. Akindele is in hot water after she threw a birthday party for her husband on Sunday in violation of the orders for a lockdown. After a public outcry, both she and her husband were arrested and arraigned before court. Some other celebrities have been defending Funke, with Uche Elendu calling for her release because she has kids. Damilola has also added her voice, saying Funke simply made a mistake. “Even good people make mistakes. Love you Big Sis,” she wrote. Screenshot below:  
Actress, Eniola Badmus Breaks Silence Amidst Funke Akindele’s Prosecution
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Actress, Eniola Badmus Breaks Silence Amidst Funke Akindele’s Prosecution

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus has finally broken her silence following the arrest and prosecution of her bosom friend, Funke Akindele and her husband. Eniola who has been very quite on social media since the beginning of the crisis could not hide her feelings after hearing the court’s judgement . The 43 year old took to her Instagram page to announce that her heart is broken. She captioned her post “????????? @funkejenifaakindele“  
Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz Sentenced To 14-day Community Service
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Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz Sentenced To 14-day Community Service

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband JJC Skillz have been sentenced to 14 days of community service by a Lagos State Magistrate Court for violating coronavirus restriction order. In a press release by the Lagos State Police Command, the Court found the two guilty as charged and sentenced as follows: The defendants are to pay a fine of 100,000 each, sentenced to 14 days community service, three hours per day, excluding Saturday and Sunday; each Defender shall visit 10 important public places within Lagos State to educate the public on the consequences of non-compliance with the restriction order; and they must submit the names and phone numbers of every person who attended the party. They shall be placed on isolation by the State Government to determine their COVID-19 sta...
Naira Marley Gives Up, Hands Self Over To Police
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Naira Marley Gives Up, Hands Self Over To Police

Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley has surrendered himself to the police at State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State. He was said to be on the run following the arrest of Funke Akindele. According to Tribune Online, the hip hop artiste arrived Panti on Monday afternoon and is still being interrogated by the assistant commissioner in charge of SCID. The artiste was on Sunday asked by the police in Lagos State to turn himself in for flouting the social distancing order at a party which was organised by popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello for her husband.
Funke Akindele, Husband Found Guilty, To Serve 14 Days Community Service
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Funke Akindele, Husband Found Guilty, To Serve 14 Days Community Service

Funke Akindele and her husband were charged to Court for violating restriction orders in Lagos On 6th April, 2020 at about 1100hours, Funke Akindele Bello and her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello were arraigned in Chief Magistrate Court 1 Ogba on one count charge. They were brought to Court by detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of investigation, DCP Yetunde Longe. The prosecuting team was lead by the Hon Attorney General of Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN. The charge was read to the accused persons by the Court and they pleaded guilty. The Court found them guilty as charged and sentenced as follows: The defendants are to pay a fine of 100,000 each, sentenced to 14 days community service, three hours per ...