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VIDEO: Moment Obi Cubana Met Wizkid Backstage At London Show

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Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana, a Nigerian entrepreneur, and businessman who chairs the Obi Cubana group of companies showed up at the O2 Arena in London venue of the talked about, a sold-out concert by Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known as Wizkid.

Cubana like many other notable Nigerians was in attendance to support one of Nigeria’s most successful artists who kicked off the beginning of his O2 arena concert as he treated his 20,000 fans with premium entertainment for three nights in a roll.

On the first night, he had on stage with him other artistes like American Superstar Chris Brown. He also brought hitmaker Tems, Buju with the Golden Voice, British Singer Ella Mai, and British rapper Skepta who all featured in his ‘Made In Lagos’ album, as he performed songs from there.

The Popular socialite and businessman, who had shared a video of himself and Wizkid after his third night show at the O2 Arena, London wrote on his page, “Proud of you #wizkidayo“

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Obi Cubana Breaks Silence On Contesting For President

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Popular socialite and businessman, Obi Iyiegbu better known as Obi Cubana breaks silence on alleged plans to run for president of Nigeria.

Obi Cubana while speaking during a live Instagram interview FreeTheSheeple Movement leader, Daddy Freeze said he has no interest in Nigerian poltics, he would rather continue being his brother’s keeper.

He said, “I have zero interest in politics. I don’t have ambition to be a governor or anything, I just like being my brother’s keeper.

“All I like to do is give and help people and that’s enough for me.

“I am the Governor of Cubana empire. That’s enough for me, let’s leave politics.”

Meanwhile, Obi Cubana became popular in 2021 during his last year massive burial for his mother in Oba town, Anambra State.

Shortly after the burial, he was questioned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in November 2021 and accused of being a “picker” for internet fraudsters.

Just recently, he was qizzed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) over foreign transactions involving payments and transfer of huge foreign currencies linked to convicted drug dealers from Malaysia, Nigeria and India.

Reacting to the arrest, Obi Cubana noted that he felt so low to be linked to drugs

He said, “I was in detention for four days and three nights. I didn’t feel bad because I knew the agency would do a thorough job and if I am cleared, I’d be let go.

“There was no witch-hunting, nobody was after me. But to link me to drugs? I’ve never felt so low. To me, it’s repulsive.”

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Nollywood Actress, Iyabo Oko Is Not Dead

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Veteran Nollywood actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko is not dead, Crystal News reports.

Confusion has trailed the health status of Veteran Nollywood actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko.

Iyabo Oko (62) was previously announced dead by popular news platforms but further verification by Crystal News reveals that she is not dead but critically ill.

Iyabo Oko’s death was early announced by actress Foluke Daramola-Salako and Bisi Aisha (daughter) on Wednesday night but hours after the announcement Iyabo Oko came back alive.

Giving an update on Thursday morning via Instagram, Bisi Aisha, “Wonderful being, she moved her hand after being confirmed dead three hours ago. God, we will forever praise your holy name.”

Foluke Daramola-Salako also later updated that Iyabo Oko is no longer dead.

“Just heard from her daughter again that she moved her hand and she is still alive. Hallelujah! She is alive.

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“It was her same daughter that announced her death before and she was the one that says is alive now.”

Iyabo Oko was diagnosed with ischaemic stroke about five years ago but chose to keep her health issues away from the public.

Now that her health status has been made public, the family is calling for financial assistance.

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Movie Review: A Naija Christmas (2021): A Tug At Our Heart Strings

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A Naija Christmas (2021) Synopsis: Determined to carry out their mother’s one wish, three young men scramble to find wives they can bring home by Christmas, as she sets out to plan the most beautiful Christmas celebration ever.

Cast

  • Rachel Oniga: Agatha Agu (Mama)
  • Segilola Ogidan: Ajike
  • Kunle Remi: Ugo
  • Efa Iwara: Obi
  • Abayomi Alvin: Chike
  • Ade Laoye: Kaneng
  • Linda Osifo: Vera
  • Lateef Adedimeji: Tony Torpedo
  • Carol King: Deaconess Fakorede
  • Mercy Johnson Okojie: Mrs. Bliss (Sammy)
  • Onikosi Bukola Abisoye: Gym Lady (as Onikosi Abisoye)
  • Uzoamaka Aniunoh: Cassie
  • Jude Chukwuka: Prof. Zeb
  • Joseph Jaiyeoba: Javelin
  • Imoikor Joseph: Pastor
  • Temitope Olaiwola: Taxi Driver
  • Alabi Pasuma: Special Gala Artiste (as Wasiu Alabi)

Crew

  • Kunle Afolayan: Executive Producer
  • Segun Akintunde: Line Producer
  • Seun Soyinka: Producer

A Naija Christmas: Review

A Naija Christmas weaves the story of rich boy, poor girl around the story of Christmas. At the same time, it is not your regular Christmas story. Neither is it your regular rich boy, poor girl story, but an eclectic mix of romance, comedy, music, and dance. There is the smiling villain, unrequited love, and Nigerian Christmas tradition. It is the sweet story you didn’t know you needed to watch.

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If there is one thing Kunle Afolayan has down to a science and an art, it is tugging at our heartstrings with the right mix of Nigerian flavoured stories that have you smiling, because you recognize yourself in those stories. He also has a way of bringing together his actors, old and young, in a mix that has everyone recognizing themselves in the characters.

The acting in this movie is top-notch, and it is evidence of the skill of the director. Likewise, the cinematography gives such beautiful picture quality, you want to see it again and again.

It is heart-warming to see the late Rachel Oniga in her element, and the tribute to her is sweet. Segilola is a breath of air; she is not your helpless poor girl in a rom-com, but a strong, self-assured woman. I like the portrayal.  Kunle Remi, as usual, gives a good report of himself as the incurable playboy, but who wants something and would do anything to have it.

The contrast to him is Efa Iwara; it is interesting to see Efa portray the brilliant and clueless art person, who has puppy love for someone who won’t reciprocate. It is a departure from his usual role of the self-assured man. He has a range that I look forward to seeing more directors explore.

A Naija Christmas takes us from the idyllic Ikoyi, where everything is calm and high-class, to the bubbling Mushin, where you can be obtained if you don’t stand well. You see the beauty of Lagos at night, when it is well lit. You feel the real Naija Christmas spirit, and you want to share it with others.

NollyRated Score: 4/5 (Great Movie) 

NollyRated uses a 5-level scoring system, as follows:

  1. Poor
  2. Sub Par
  3. Okay
  4. Great
  5. Outstanding

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