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DPP cancels bail for Baba Ijesha, Police say case is sexual assault by penetration

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The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has ruled out any possibility of releasing Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James aka Baba Ijesha, on bail.

The DPP insists the thespian has a case to answer in his sexual assault case.

Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, spoke to newsmen at his office in Oduduwa, Ikeja GRA.

Baba Ijesha faces a possible life imprisonment. On April 22, Lagos State Police Command announced he was arrested for allegedly defiling a minor

On Friday, Adejobi said that the DPP advised the police to still detain Baba Ijesha, because the case against him “is sexual assault by penetration”.

“Invariably sexual assault is more like defilement too, considering the age of the victim.

“Baba Ijesha is being kept with the police not within our own power, but because of the legal advice from the DPP pending when Baba Ijesha’s case will be charged to court.

“If the DPP has advised us to release Baba Ijesha, we will have released him,” Adejobi added.

He added that Baba Ijesha’s case was initially bailable, based on the statement that his offense was based on indecent assault which was a bailable offense.

Adejobi disclosed after the DPP investigated the case file, the police was advised not to release Baba Ijesha on bail pending when he will be charged to court.

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I can no longer hid I was born, bred a CCC member – Funke Akindele

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Funke Akindele, An Actress turned-politician  has declared she is a member of Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) saying she was born and raised in the White garment Church .

She stated this in a viral video where she was seen in a CCC wearing the garment accompanied with her elder sister.

The Actress said she often visits celestial church secretly whenever faced with challenges.

Reassuring members of the church, Akindele stated that she ceased hiding her membership of CCC and called on clergy men to keep praying for her.

Funke Akindele is the Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial candidate running mate.

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Tanzanian Police release Kizz Daniel from custody

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Nigerian singer, Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, better known as Kizz Daniel has been released from the custody of the Tanzanian police

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed this in a tweet.

The Nigerian singer was arrested following alleged failure to perform at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Arena in the East African country on Sunday night as part of his Afro Classic World Tour.

His failure to turn up led to fans damaging part of the concert arena.

The organisers had Kizz Daniel and some of his crew members arrested by policemen from their hotel as a result of the no-show.

“He has just been released but his lawyers will report to the station tomorrow. He should be home anytime soon”, Dabiri tweeted in response to how the Nigerian Embassy in Tanzania was assisting Daniel.

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Femi, Seun Remembers Fela 25 years after death

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The Kuti family on Tuesday marked the 25th death anniversary of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

Remembering their late father, who died on August 2, 1997, Femi and Seun Anikulapo-Kiti, also musicians, paid tribute to the legendary singer.

Hailing Fela as the soul of Afrobeat, Femi noted that he missed his father, even after 25 years of the icon’s demise.

Sharing a post in the early hours of Tuesday, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti said, “25 years on, still in our hearts. I miss you more and more. The one and only Abami Eda #FELA. The soul of #Afrobeat.”

On his part, Seun Kuti said, “25 years ago, you transitioned. Words can’t begin to express how much more alive you have become in spirit, as we continue to strive for the Africa you fought for. We continue to ask that you allow your light to guide our path. Ase!!”

 

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