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Why I was chased by market women in Lagos

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Legendary star actress Joke Silva has opened up on why she was chased by women in a market in Lagos.

The multi-talented, award-winning actress made this revelation in an exclusive interview with TheNEWS as part of activities marking her 60th birthday. Silva was born on 29 September 1961.

Reminiscing when asked to speak about the most memorable moments in her acting career, she said one of them was performing in Owulorojo, a Yoruba TV series in 1993.

Silva, who has traversed both stage and screen with panache for 40 years said she was chased by women at a market in Lagos after they had watched her feature in that TV series that shot her to limelight in 1993.

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The women had been so carried away by her scintillating performance in that TV series that when they saw they were star-struck and started chasing her, saying they were thrilled by her performance in that movie.

“But, you know, and just going into the market as I used to do. I had forgotten that people had watched Owulorojo and so getting to the market and being chased by all the market women and me running. They were all saying E ma sa. Mo like ise yin ( Don’t run, we just like your acting) (laughs). That was very interesting,” Silva recounted.

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Stop misleading younger generation – Deji Adeyanju slams Tiwa Savage

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Popular Nigerian activist, Deji Adeyanju, has slammed Tiwa Savage over her alleged sex tape, which leaked online and has since gone viral.

Recall that Tiwa Savage had earlier mentioned that someone was blackmailing her with a sex tape with her current boyfriend.

The short video, however, leaked online on Monday night and has since generated reactions from fans who encouraged her to stay strong to those who blasted her.

Adeyanju on his Twitter page said there is nothing to stand by Tiwa Savage, adding that she should face the consequences of her actions.

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According to him, Tiwa Savage is misleading the younger generation.

His tweets read: “There is nothing to stand by Tiwa Savage for. Let people face the consequences of their actions. Stop misleading the younger generation.

“Next time if you want to record a sex tape, make sure your partner’s face also shows. Stop acting the fool always.

“Why even make sex video in the first place? As per fantastic porn actor abi?”

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We arrested actress Tonto’s ex to help him regain his sanity

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Men of the Nigerian Police authorities at the Force headquarters in Abuja have disclosed the reason they arrested actress Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogiri.

He was arrested on Tuesday morning, October 19, after he reportedly bypassed Police authorities, took two police officers to an hotel where Tonto lodged and thr*atened to open fire at her if she did not hand over the keys of an SUV.

According to Vanguard, Kpokpogiri who is currently facing a pending investigation at Force CID, at a point became vilent and was allegedly raining inslts and c*rses on the Police officers while all entreaties for him to calm down failed.

Consequently, when the DIG in charge of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Bureau, DIG Joseph Egbunike, was briefed about the conduct of Kpokpogiri, he ordered his arrest and the policemen that he came with.

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The Police told newsmen that his arrest is to enable him to regain his sanity after which he would be questioned on the issue about ownership or otherwise on the vehicle in question.

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Tiwa Savage’s alleged sex tape: Stop dating street boys

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Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha, has waded into the controversy surrounding the alleged leaked sex tape of Tiwa Savage with her boyfriend.

The short video, which appeared online on Monday night, has since gone viral and generated reactions and backlash.

Onuoha, via her Instagram page, advised black women to be careful and avoid dating street boys or thugs who have nothing to lose.

According to her, “A man who loves and respects you will never pick up the phone to record intimate moments.”

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She also advised women not to engage in acts that will embarrass their children or grandchildren, adding that the Internet never forgets.

Her post read: “Sex is a beautiful experience shared by two consenting adults. Dearest black beautiful women be careful.

“Don’t trade bedroom intimacy for online gratification. Remember someday we will all grow old and grey and our children and grandchildren will love to take pride in us.

“Live well, love accordingly the Internet never forgets. Let’s live a legacy that our will mii oh t embarrass our children and grandchildren.

“Stop dating touts, thugs and hanging around people who have nothing to lose.

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“Be wary of people around you who you call friends. The world and its people are wicked and becoming vile.

“Exercise caution in your escapades.”

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