Author: Fasanmi Abiola

LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) Nigerian singer, Joeboy, has recounted his past struggles. In an interview on the Afrobeats Intelligence podcast, the singer recalled how he endured a three-month strike embarked upon by ASUU while in university. He said during the period of the strike, he found employment as a marketer in a sachet water factory. READ ALSO: Singer Asa Files Copyright Infringement Suit Against Joeboy Over Song ‘Contour’ He added that the experience motivated him to strive for success in life. “I studied Human Resources and Personnel Management. When I was in university, there was a strike for like…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – The most wanted Cult kingpin, David Gift Opara alias 2Baba whom Governor Siminalayi Fubara placed a bounty of N100m on has been feared dead after police raided his hideout. 2Baba is the prime suspect in the murder of SP Bako Angbashim, the Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division five months ago. The police and other security agencies were said to have coordinated a land and aerial raid simultaneously at the identified hideout of the Iceland cult leader and his gang in Idu-Ekpeye in Ahoada East local government area of the state on Saturday afternoon…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Reality TV star, Josephine Otabor aka Phyna, says she “escaped a kidnap attempt” in Delta state.  In a recent post on X, Phyna said on her way to an event in Delta, she allegedly witnessed how kidnappers hijacked four cars in front of the one she was in and took the passengers away. The reality star surprisingly inquired whether she had just survived the kidnappers’ attack. She added that the incident left her in a state of shock. READ ALSO: Shallipopi Is My Ideal Man, Says Phyna “Omo….. so I got to delta state today…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE NAIJA)- Controversial singer, Portable, has lamented that his music studio in Ogun was “robbed” on Saturday. In a series of videos shared on social media, the singer, who is currently out of the country, said the burglars gained access to his music studio in Sango-Ota through one of the windows. The ‘Zazoo Zeh’ hitmaker claimed his valuable items and studio equipment worth millions of naira were stolen. Speaking in pidgin English, Portable revealed that this is the second time his studio will be burgled. “Trust nobody. If you are going out carry your source of wealth with…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye aka Rudeboy, has blasted Eedris Abdulkareem over his recent statement about Burna Boy. Eedris, in a snippet of an unreleased episode of the Honest Bunch podcast, addressed a remark made by Burna Boy some years ago. In 2020, the ‘African Giant’ hitmaker declared that nobody paved the way for him in Nigeria. But in the recent podcast, the ‘Jaga Jaga’ hitmaker said it was “stupid” for Burna Boy to have made such a statement. READ ALSO: Charly Boy Collected N70m From Nigerian Breweries To BlackMail Me – Eedris Abdulkareem In a post via his Instagram story…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Eedris Abdulkareem, the ace Nigerian singer, has described his senior colleague Charly Boy as “a man who lacks integrity”. Eedris, in a snippet of an unreleased episode of the Honest Bunch podcast, appeared to be speaking about his age-long rift with 50 Cent, before Charly Boy got involved. The US rapper had visited Nigeria in 2004 alongside his crew for a four-city concert tagged ‘Star Mega Jams’. But the event was marred with heated controversies after Eedris and 50 Cent fell out over a deal. Charly Boy previously described Eedris as an “ungrateful son,” claiming that…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Nigerian-American boxer, Abimbola Osundairo, has detailed the events behind the staged attack on Jussie Smollett, the US actor.  On January 29, 2019, Smollett told police that he was attacked outside his apartment by two men who poured an unknown liquid on him and called him inciting names while putting a noose on his neck. Police later traced the attack to Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo, his brother, who confessed that Smollett had paid them to stage the attack. In December 2021, Smollett was convicted of five felony counts of disorderly conduct. He was sentenced in…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Davido has taken to social media to appreciate Memphis Depay, the Dutch footballer, for gifting him a Rolex watch believed to be worth millions of naira at his birthday party. Memphis, the Atletico Madrid striker, recently marked his 30th birthday in a star-studded ceremony in Madrid, the Spanish capital. Celebrities from the football world and entertainment industry were present at the event. Some of the stars in attendance include David Alaba, Jude Bellingham, and Vinicius Jnr., the Real Madrid players; and Paul Pogba, the Juventus midfielder. Davido also thrilled the attendees with some of…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Scientists have taken muscle and fat stem cells from cows and transplanted them into grains of rice to create a new food product that they claimed could supply protein with a lower carbon footprint than beef. The researchers at Yonsei University in South Korea, in their study published in the science journal Matter, said the “cell-cultured protein rice” could prove to become a superfood. To make the experimental food, scientists covered the traditional rice grains in fish gelatin and seeded them with skeletal muscle and fat stem cells which were then grown in the laboratory. The…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – BBNaija star Omashola shares the story of his unconventional birthplace. The reality TV star disclosed that his mother gave birth to him in a kitchen. In a Valentine’s Day special intervention with Pulse, Omashola revealed that his mother gave birth to him while pounding yam in the kitchen. Omashola stated that being born in the kitchen has had a great impact on him, since he cooks better than his wife. READ ALSO: BBNaija All Stars: Omashola Emerges As Head of House For Week Seven In his words, “I am a better cook than my…

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