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John Okafor 'Mr Ibu' Loses His Son

by NMN (Staff) / 1,794 Views

Actor and comedian, John Okafor aka Mr. Ibu, and his wife, Stella-Maris, have lost their two-year-old son, Emmanuel Mandela.

Posts on some celebrity blogs on Tuesday indicated that the boy, who died on Monday night, had been ill for some days.

According to sources reaching us, the actor confirmed that his son had been ill for four days.

On his Facebook page, John Okafor (Mr Ibu), the actor wrote, R.I.P. Mandy, my son…Mummy and Daddy love you a lot but God loves you more.”

The actor’s fans have, meanwhile, expressed shock on social media at the death of his son.

On his Facebook page, there were over 254 comments as at 1p.m.

The actor’s wife and son were kidnapped in January 2010 by unknown gunmen

Look out for more details, so check back later for updates.

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Three Months After Marriage, Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson Goes Blind

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Three Months After Marriage, Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson Goes Blind. That is the latest breaking news about Mercy Johnson reported by 'News of the People' magazine.

Here is a photo of MJ's blind eye and the full story below:

Sultry actress Mercy Johnson is no doubt a woman that cannot be toyed with in the Nollywood when the names of who is who in the Nigerian movie industry or even in the world for that matter are mentioned. Read on... 

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Jim Iyke dupes woman N15 million, threatens to kill her

by NMN (Staff) / 2,379 Views

"Breaking News: Nollywood actor Jim Iyke is being accused of fraud."

On Thursday, the actor, who was in the news recently for acquiring multi-million naira autos, was arraigned before an Abuja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with N15 million fraud.
According to the Police Prosecutor, Mr Chijoke Okezie, one Habiba Abubakar wrote a petition to the Inspector General of Police (IG) to investigate the fraud. Read on....

And during investigation, they discovered that the actor deceived Abubakar into acquiring 15 per cent equity shares to the tune of N15 million from his company, Untamed Records Ltd.

The police said that Jim has admitted that the money was truly paid into his Oceanic Bank account No. 00500173691. And the police claimed that the money has since been used by the actor for personal matter instead of for the initial plans.

The police also said that when Abubakar confronted the actor, he beat her up and threatened to kill her.

Jim Iyke is now being charged with criminal breach of trust, criminal force, assault, cheating and criminal misappropriation which contravened sections 312,265,322 397 and 309 of the Penal Code.

The actor pleaded not guilty to the charges.

His lawyer, Esther Uzoma, made an oral bail application for the accused in pursuit of section 341(2) of the Criminal Procedural Code.

She prayed the court to grant the accused bail on liberal terms and for self-recognition, and promised that the accused would not jump bail.

Chief Magistrate Okeagu Azubike said that the bail application had merit and granted the accused bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He ordered that the sureties must be responsible Nigerians who must reside within the jurisdiction of the court.

He adjourned the case to the 9th of December 2011.

It’s seems to us like love story gone sour.
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How Sam Loco Efe died, his unfulfilled dream

by NMN (Staff) / 2,119 Views

The late Sam Loco Efe died apparently sitting on his seat in a hotel room of causes now suspected to be asthma. He was found dead on Sunday morning with ventolin inhalers beside him in the hotel room where he lodged. The room was forced open after he failed to come down after retiring the previous night. 

How Sam Loco diedRest in peace Sam Loco Efe

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Edo and Delta State Governors, others mourn Sam Loco's Death

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Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole and his Delta State counterpart, Emmanuel Uduaghan, have joined other Nigerians to mourn the death of popular Nollywood actor Sam Loco-Efe.

Edo State Governor Adams OshiomholeThe governors, in their separate condolence messages, described the death of the veteran actor as a great loss to the people of Edo State and the entire nation Read more »