OSG RECAP 2017 – WHAT YOU MISSED IN MARCH
March was full of drama. Read what you missed below;
Tonto Dikeh and her estranged husband finally came out open on why their marriage hit the rocks. Tonto Dikeh’s husband claimed that his wife Tonto destroyed 66million naira worth of property while they were together. He said that Tonto usually went through the uncontrollable crisis as a result of her negative intake of alcohol and marijuana. He also claimed that Tonto never made him rich, he was already rich before he met the actress and he stated that Tonto Dikeh beat up his brother and she also lied about losing her pregnancy. On the other hand, Tonto’s side of the story was a total opposite of Churchill’s. Tonto said he beats her up and that he also has children out of wedlock. She also accused him of having an affair with Roselyn, one of his employees.
Popular on-air personality, daddy Freeze blasted Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu in March, pointing out his malfunctioning wardrobe. Maduagwu stirred up strife earlier as he posted a photo of Freeze on his Instagram page describing him in the caption as a self-acclaimed ‘king of sheep’. Maduagwu warned Freeze to stop persecuting the church by calling out pastors in his social media posts.
Popular musician Banky W escaped death by whiskers in March, his house on Admiralty way, Lekki phase 1, Lagos state caught fire in the early hours of the morning. The fire which started at around 6:00 am was caused by a faulty air conditioner. The artiste who was in bed at the time was said to have been alerted to the fire after the smoke had filtered into his bedroom. The fire was eventually put out by neighbors who also called on firefighters who joined in the efforts to put out the fire about an hour after. The musician said some of his properties and award plaques were destroyed by the fire. He was able to climb out of the house with his dog through another balcony on another floor
Outspoken preacher and pastor of omega fire ministries worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleiman was in March seriously involved in a sex scandal with one Stephanie Otobo who happened to be a nightclub stripper and dancer based in Canada. Otobo also known as kimora had released on the internet a set of damaging snap chat shots of herself and the pastor claiming he impregnated her and dumped her. She also uploaded nude photographs of the pastor claiming he invited her to Europe where he repeatedly slept with her. she claimed to have started a relationship with the pastor since 2015. Apostle Suleiman denied the charges accusing her of blackmail and being a political tool of persecution. He said that Otobo called him in 2016 saying she was a prostitute and that she gave her life to Christ in one of his crusades in Canada. she also said she needed help which was why he helped her and gave her money twice. According to the pastor, his wife knew about it all. His wife also testified to this, stating her husband’s innocence in the whole issue.
However, contrary to the claims by Otobo her father, Rev Benson Otobo refuted the claims that the Apostle had any introduction ceremony done over Stephanie as she claimed. He also added that his daughter had never been a decent girl and he regretted that she was trying to drag the name of a revered man of God to the mud.
Efe who had earlier won the house task became the ultimate head of the house, for a week in March so he was given the task to pick the housemates for eviction. After so much cajoling and persuasions, he excluded his friends Marvis and Bisola from eviction and explained that his decision was’ based on logistics’.
In March, a Nigerian lady gave her date the shocker of his life after she refunded the amount of money he spent on their date. the social media user, one @pabloayodeji took a lady out and got angry when she refused a relationship with him, saying she was in another.
The guy took to his media page on Twitter to narrate the incident, calling the lady a broke ass hungry bitch. He was shocked when the lady totaled the amount he spent on her and refunded him, she also told him to keep the change this attracted a lot of media attention and a lot of people became so interested in the lady. Hence the hashtag #keepthehangebae which trended for a while.
The Senate called for the resignation of Hameed Ali the comptroller general of the Nigeria customs service. The lawmakers said that Mr. Ali was not fit to hold public office. The call follows Mr. Ali’s decision not to appear before lawmakers in uniform on Wednesday as directed by the Senate.
The custom’s boss told reporters that his decision not to appear was based on legal advice after a Nigerian filed a case in court seeking the interpretation of a customs law on uniform for the comptroller general.
Although the customs suspended the directive, the lawmakers still insisted that Mr. Ali appears before them in uniform. The retired army colonel has not worn the customs uniform since he was appointed by president Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari left for London in March for another round of medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment. No duration was given for the medical vacation instead his special adviser on media and publicity Femi Adesina gave notice of the trip on his twitter handle saying ‘PMB travels tonight for medical follow-up. Length of stay, to be determined by London doctors. Government to function normally under VP.’
Senator Dino Melaye took social media in March to rubbish the claims that he did not graduate from Ahmadu Bello University. According to him no lies, intimidation or harassment will detract his attention from speaking the truth at all times.he also said in a tweet that Sahara reporters should sue him and ABU if it is true he did not graduate.
However days later, reports emerged that senator Melaye truly never graduated from the Department of Geography in ABU in Zaria as he claimed. Although he attended the university, he did not graduate because he failed. The DSS was alerted over this but covered it up and allowed him blossom.
American Musicians Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj dated for 2 years before splitting early in January. Minaj didn’t wstre anytime before getting back to the studio with MEEK’S RIVAL Drake. Rick Ross claimed that he had warned Meek Mill about dating Nicki Minaj but he insisted. Meek mill went on instagram to claim that Nicki Minaj paid gossip to discredit him, Nicki Minaj further expressed that she regretted dating Meek Mill and she vowed she wouldn’t date ‘suckers’ again. Meek mill reported gave his new girlfriend a ring at the same period.
REMY MA AND NICKI MINAJ’S RAP FEUD
Nicki Minaj and Remy ma who are New york rappers went from friendly competition to beef in March. Over two weeks after Remy ma dropped ‘shelter’, Nicki Minaj responded to the direct shots from her fellow New york MC on ‘no frauds’. The song marked the beginning of a lyrical beef which went from subliminal barbs to to an all-out war. Earlier on Remy was the undisputed queen of New york while Nicki was the hungry up and comer, Minaj’s rise through the ranks of rap occurred while Remy was serving six year sentence for accidentally shooting her friend. 18 months after her release her career resurrected, putting her in competition with Minaj. The beef was regarded as the biggest rap beef of 2017.
GIFTY ADMITTED HER MARRIAGE
Gifty Brian popularly known as Gifty, a big brother Naija housemate was evicted from the big brother house on Day 28 . Before her eviction a man who identified himself as Augustine Akuma and claimed to be a cousin to her husband, released photos from Gifty’s wedding while she was in the house. Gifty who had often denied being married later admitted she was once married. The so called husband’s Cousin said that her marriage had failed because of her cheating lifestyle but Gifty claimed she was naïve and the period was a dark time in her life.
DAVIDO IN BABY MAMA DRAMA
Pop star Davido was said to have impregnated an Ibadan based lady in 2013. He was said to have asked her to keep the pregnancy then. Davido was also said to have named the child Veronica. Davido later blocked the lady’s access, so her mother wrote a letter to Davido’s father demanding for a paternity test.
The test excluded Davido as the father of the child, however the mother of the child insisted the test was falsified and should be redone. Eventually it was realised that the test was never done initially.
Davido as well revealed also in March that he was expecting a child with his girlfriend Mandy in Atlanta. Mandy is an American with African parentage.
HERITAGE BANK EXONERATED MARY AKPOBOME OF FRAUD ALLEGATION
Mrs Mary Akpobome wife of popular comedian Ali baba, also an executive director at heritage bank was exonerated from a fraud that occurred in the bank.
The bank further denied an earlier statement in an online news which had stated that she was asked to resign her position for allegedly authorizing unwholesome transactions. The bank said that neither Akpobome nor its management team members had been found wanting. They therefore dismissed the report as mischievous. The management assured its customers that it would continue to manage the bank efficiently and sustain its reputation as one of the fastest growing commercial banks in the country.
AMVCA (AFRICAN MAGIC VIEWERS CHOICE AWARDS) 2017
The 2017 african magic viewers choice awards was held on March 5 2017 at the Eko hotel and suites in Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria. This is one of the biggest awards in Africa and nominees of the awards were announced in December . In the event, several top stars and top movies were nominated and one of the movies that got lots of nominations was the movie ’76. The movie got 14 nominations and it eventually won some of the categories.
APOSTLE SULEIMAN ACCUSED OF HAVING A THREESOME WITH ACTRESS IYABO OJO, IYABO OJO ACCUSED ALSO OF HAVING SEX WITH PASTOR IBIYEOMIE
Popular actress Iyabo Ojo was linked up with sex scandals between two General overseers, Apostle Suleiman of omega fire ministry who has been in a scandal earlier with one Stephanie Otobo and pastor David Ibiyeomie of Salvation ministries.
A lady called Stephanie Ogbonna claimed in Port Harcourt that she had a threesome with actress iyabo ojo and Apostle Suleiman. The claim was first made by controversial journalist Kemi Olunloyo before it was backed up by Cossy Orjiakor. But actress iyabo ojo responding to the allegations said that she had witnessed enough sadness and she will survive the scandal and that she wouldn’t give up on life or be miserable, rather she will rise again.
Apostle Suleiman was also said to have paid for iyabo ojo’s breast enlargement. Kemi Olunloyo further disclosed on her blog what a church member of pastor Ibiyeomie’s church wrote in a letter to her, saying that the pastor was in an adulterous relationship with nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo calling her a prostitute. As the news went viral on other blogs, Kemi Olunloyo and one Danielle Ogbeche who also proclaimed the news got arrested after being threatened by the pastor for tarnishing his image.
IYABO OJO’S DAUGHTER TURNED 16
Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo’s daughter Priscilla Ojo turned 16 on the 13th of March. Her mother celebrated the event over the weekend with friends and lovely photos.
BISOLA AND BALLY ACCUSED OF MAKING LOVE IN BIG BROTHER HOUSE
Bisola, big brother Naija housemate who had been into TTT and had been caught kissing him on camera severally seemed to suddenly develop interest in another housemate Bally. She was seen making out with Bally in the bedroom. In his defence Bally had literally pleaded with Bisola to stop teasing him earlier in the evening as it had been seven weeks and the “things” he once confessed he wanted to do to her were true. But she kept caressing his chest and kissing his neck and in the end he succumbed , the two of them slipped under the covers kissing and moaning but Bisola left the bed minutes after perhaps rethinking her decision to go all the way.
TOYIN LAWANI’S ‘TIANNAH’S EMPIRE’ PREMIERED
Fashion entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani is finally set to to debut her reality series ‘Tiannah’s empire’ on Ebonylife t.v.
She announced the t.v series at first in 2016, produced by Mo Abudu the series focus on Toyin’s life, journey, kids, pain and businesses. The series was premiered on the 28th of March, 2017 before it made it debut on the 4th of April 2017.
TTT GETS EVICTED FROM BIG BROTHER NAIJA.
TTT became the sixth housemate to get evicted from the house. He officially left on the 19th of March . TTT, Debbie Rise, Tboss and Efe were up for eviction and when readers were asked to predict who would get evicted 40.1% chose TTT. TTT is married with two kids but was romantically involved with Bisola in the house.
TEMI OTEDOLA TURNED 21
Stylish fashion blogger and daughter of oil billionaire, Temi Otedola turned 21 in March, she marked the memorable age with a quiet dinner with her family.
The stunning fashion enthusiast has been carving a niche for herself just like her sister Ifeoluwa DJ cuppy and dad Femi Otedola.
JJC SKILLZ WAS TAGGED A GOLD DIGGER FOR MARRYING FUNKE AKINDELE.
Hardworking couple, Funke Akindele and JJC skillz who married last year went on honeymoon in Seychelles for two weeks in March. However some of Funke Akindele fans were of the opinion that her husband jjc skillz was a gold digger who sees Funke as a comfortable retirement plan.