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Whitemoney most humble celebrity, says Gov. Umahi
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Whitemoney most humble celebrity, says Gov. Umahi

The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has stated that the winner of the 2021 Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Shine Ya Eye Season, Whitemoney is the most humble artist around. Gov. Umahi stated this on Wednesday when “White Money’’ visited him in Government House, Abakaliki. Umahi said Whitemoney’s set of values attracted the right talent, earned him more influence, and attracted good people to him. “Your humility earned you this achievement. We are proud of you,’’ Umahi said. In his response, Whitemoney expressed satisfaction at the developments and transformation of Ebonyi under Umahi’s watch. The BBNaija season 6 winner urged the Nigerian media to regularly showcase Umahi’s development strides in Ebonyi.
BBNaija Maria Chike, tests positive for Covid-19
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BBNaija Maria Chike, tests positive for Covid-19

A Reality TV star, Maria Chike, has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19. The former Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, made this announcement on Wednesday via her Instagram page where she also appreciated her fans for showing concern about her well-being. Maria wrote, “My heartbeats, I heard you were all concerned about me. Thank you so much for all your kind messages. Unfortunately, I have tested positive to Covid-19 but I can reassure you, I am doing really well.” Maria Chike The BBNaija star also shared her experience and the troubles she had during the tests, as the earlier results conflicted. “I initially had a negative result from Dubai less than 24 hours of coming into Ghana. Upon arrival in Ghana, I tested positive and was asked to quarantine. I got a dif...
Veteran comic actor Baba Suwe is dead
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Veteran comic actor Baba Suwe is dead

Veteran Nigerian actor, Babatunde Omidina popularly known by his stage name, Baba Suwe is dead.  The president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin, confirmed news of his death. According to The Punch, Mr Latin confirmed the death of the Comic actor in an exclusive interview.  He said “It has been confirmed that Baba Suwe is dead. I just got off the phone with his son who confirmed that the actor is dead. I don’t have much details about his death.”
BBNaija Tega, involved in a car accident
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BBNaija Tega, involved in a car accident

Big Brother Naija reality tv show housemate, Tega Dominic, has been involved in a car accident. The Daily Vendor Newspaper however learnt that the BBNaija Shine Ya Eye season survived the accident without any report of injury to her. However, her vehicle was said to have been badly damaged as a result of the auto crash. The mother-of-one took to her Twitter handle to share photos of the damaged car in the early hours of Monday. The former housemate asked her fans to appreciate God on her behalf. With words of gratitude, the reality TV star also appreciated God for saving her life. She tweeted, “Child of a praying mother. Thank you Abba Father, not another one tonight. All I am saying is, it is not yet my time. This new age and more is a must. Tell God thank you for me.” ...
Fans raise N200m in 3 days, as Davido donates N250m to orphanages
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Fans raise N200m in 3 days, as Davido donates N250m to orphanages

Music star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, on Saturday announced his donation of N250million to orphanages across Nigeria. According to the Award-winning singer, the money was from his N100million challenge which it was gathered raked in over N200million in three days. Davido who made the announcement via his Instagram page, stated that he has decided to add N50million to the donation from fans and colleagues. This suggests that Davido will support orphanages across Nigeria with a total sum of N250million The singer had on Wednesday, asked his friends and fans to donate N1million each to him for his birthday. Though he added that the goal was to get N100million, and surprisingly the singer received over N50million cash transfers in less than one hour after making ...
Enugu Governor appoints BBNaija Whitemoney, Creative Arts Ambassador
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Enugu Governor appoints BBNaija Whitemoney, Creative Arts Ambassador

The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Friday appointed the Big Brother Naija season six reality TV star, Whitemoney, as the state’s creative arts ambassador. The announcement was made on Friday in a statement titled, ‘Gov Ugwuanyi receives Whitemoney, confers him with ‘Ambassador of Enugu State in Creative Arts’. Governor Ugwuanyi on Friday played host to the winner of the Bbnaija Shine Ya Eye season, Hazel Oyeze, popularly known as Whitemoney. The event took place at the Banquet Hall of the Government House, Enugu. During the reception, the governor stated that Whitemoney’s humility, godliness and “consistency with the Enugu spirit”, endeared him to his fellow housemates and the viewing public. While conferring the ambassadorial title on Whitemoney, Ugwuanyi said,...
Fast rising DJ, Michelle drowns in Lagos beach
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Fast rising DJ, Michelle drowns in Lagos beach

Reports making the rounds on social media indicate that a fast-rising disk jockey, Michelle Abesin, was reportedly drowned at a beach in Lagos. According to an Instagram post, the incident happened on Thursday at a popular beach in Lagos. The post suggests that the 21-year-old DJ was swept away by the ocean. Sister of the DJ took to her Instagram page to confirm the incident. On her Instagram story, the aggrieved sister shared a picture of Michelle with the caption, “God why? Ahh Michelle”, accompanied with crying emojis. ” I’m in shock. God don’t let this be the end. I need a miracle right now. My sister can’t be gone  “Where’s my sister? Where’s her body? I can’t breathe,” she wrote. According to the disc jokey’s sister, people watched on while her sister drown...
House of Assembly declares Nollywood actor wanted
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House of Assembly declares Nollywood actor wanted

A Nollywood actor, Goriola Hassan has been wanted by the Ogun State House of Assembly for allegedly parading himself as the Oba-elect of Imobi, a community in the Ijebu-East Local Government Area of the State. Speaker of the House, Olakunle Oluomo, during plenary on Thursday ordered that Hassan should be arrested and presented to the Assembly within 14 days. It was learnt that the Lawmakers had in August threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on Goriola after he snubbed two previous invitations of the House over the allegations against him. The Speaker ordered Hassan’s arrest following the presentation and adoption of the report of the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. The committee Chairman, Bolanle Ajayi, while reading the committee’s report, accu...
Indian award winning film actor, Puneeth Rajkumar dies at 46
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Indian award winning film actor, Puneeth Rajkumar dies at 46

A South-Indian film actor and National Award winner, Puneeth Rajkumar has died at the age of 46 years.  He was the son of legendary actor Rajkumar. He was known to fans as "Appu".  Puneeth who’s death was announced on Friday left the film fraternity "shocked" and "devastated”, as seen in condolence tweets, mourning Puneeth Rajkumar, from the likes of Chiranjeevi, Kamal Haasan, Mahesh Babu, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Tamannaah Bhatia, Dulquer Salmaan, among others.  The Daily Vendor Newspaper learnt that Puneeth Rajkumar died at a Bengaluru hospital after suffering a heart attack. Since his death, social media has been deluged by tributes. This star of Kannada cinema worked on more than 29 films and won the national award for "the best child artist" earlier in his car...
TRAGIC! Actor accidentally fires gun, kills cinematographer
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TRAGIC! Actor accidentally fires gun, kills cinematographer

The producer of an upcoming movie ‘Rust’ has landed in trouble after accidentally shooting and killing his cinematographer and wounding the movie director. The Daily Vendor Newspaper gathered that the American actor and producer, Alec Baldwin was holding a loaded prop-gun when it suddenly discharged on the set of his upcoming film in New Mexico on Thursday. The authorities have confirmed that Baldwin shot Halyna Hutchins, the photography director of “Rust”, and Joel Souza, the film’s director, at the Bonanza Creek Ranch, a production location south of Santa Fe. It was learnt that Hutchins was taken by helicopter to the University of New Mexico Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Souza was taken by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical center to undergo treatment...
Senator Sani reacts to leaked Tiwa Savage’s sex video
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Senator Sani reacts to leaked Tiwa Savage’s sex video

A former Senator from Kaduna Central Federal Constituency as well as a renowned Human Rights Activist, Senator Shehu Sani has disclosed that if he watched the viral sex tape of Tiwa Savag, he will faint.  According to the former Senator, the last time he saw something similar, he fainted from shock. The Daily Vendor Newspaper correspondent in Kaduna reports that the vocal Senator made this revelation in a Facebook post shortly after the controversial video of the musician was said to have gone viral. Shehu warned that nobody should send “that Tiwa’s video to him,” adding that, the last time someone accidentally sent him a similar clip, he was on admission for one day.
Video of Pastor caught sleeping with married woman on Church Alter goes viral
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Video of Pastor caught sleeping with married woman on Church Alter goes viral

An amateur video which has gone viral on the internet shows a young man in a compromising position with a young woman in a hidden corner of a Church Alter. According to reports available to The Daily Vendor Newspaper, the young man seen in the video is a Ghanaian Pastor and was allegedly “caught red-handed sleeping with a married woman on his church altar.” The amateur videos which was said to have been recorded by passers-by, captured the Pastor “swinging” behind an unclad lady who is believed to be his church member. Watch video of pastor allegedly sleeping with married woman on Church alter As seen in the video, the people who caught them in the act, subjected them to severe beating while filming the encounter. The two were seen profusely asking for forgiveness and swear...
Olu of Warri donates N4b for federal road project
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Olu of Warri donates N4b for federal road project

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III has donated four billion Naira to the federal government towards the quick completion of the Koko-Ogheye road project in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State. The Koko-Ogheye road contract was awarded to Levant Construction Company by the Federal Government and it's being funded by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.The construction giant had earlier demobilized its personnel and equipment from the project site due to lack of funding. The Koko-Ogheye road when completed would open up a major network of interconnected communities in the riverine area and make the journey from Delta State to Ekpe in Lagos a mere one hour thirty minutes travel by road. The good people of Warri Kingdom who are still basking in the euphoria o...
How to watch Gulder Ultimate Search Season 12 on DStv, GOtv
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How to watch Gulder Ultimate Search Season 12 on DStv, GOtv

If you are one of those still wondering where you can catch up with the updates on the legendary Gulder Ultimate Search, look no further as we will provide you with all the information you need . The Gulder Ultimate Search season 12 will premiere today, (Saturday, October 16). DStv and GOtv subscribers can watch the show on African Magic channels. This edition of the show is tagged ‘The Age of Craftsmanship’, and has Nollywood actor and the Gulder Ultimate Search Season 7 winner, Kunle Remi as the taskmaster,. The introduction of Kunle Remi as the new taskmaster obviously announced the end to the reign of the famous Nollywood star, and the ‘ladies’ favorite, Chidi Mokeme, who has been the ultimate taskmaster and viewers favorite since the GUS season 2 in 2005, after taking ove...
Mr Macaroni, Falz, DJ Switch, prominent Nigerians to speak at #EndSARS summit
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Mr Macaroni, Falz, DJ Switch, prominent Nigerians to speak at #EndSARS summit

Popular Nigerian comedian, Mr Macaroni and popular music artist, Falz are among the prominent youths that will attend the #EndSARS movement panel session. Mr Macaroni who broke the news earlier today (Friday) revealed that they will be moderating a discussion on October 20 in Lagos. The panel session is to mark a year after the shooting of protesters at the Lekki toll plaza.  It was learnt that the event is themed the ‘Soro Soke Summit’. The Soro Soke summit is expected to hold at the Landmark Event Centre in Victoria Island and expected to start at 11:30 am. It will feature a total of four-panel sessions. The summit will witness the presence of prominent personalities such as public office holders, activists, and lawyers. Among the prominent Nigerians expected to s...
Mc Eve aka energy goddess reportedly dies in car crash
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Mc Eve aka energy goddess reportedly dies in car crash

Popular Lagos event host, Evelyn Adewunmi, aka Mc Eve has reportedly died in a car crash. According to an online report sighted by The Daily Vendor Newspaper on Thursday, the event host, famously called The Energy Goddess, was in a car with her boyfriend on October 12, when they were involved in an accident along the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos. “The boyfriend, who was driving, was unhurt but Eve was critically injured. She was rushed to a nearby private hospital but didn’t make it,” the report said. It was learnt that Mc Eve about a month ago hosted Toyin Lawani’s wedding. And had before the tragedy worked with various Nigeiran celebrities, who have now reportedly taken to their respective Instagram accounts to mourn her.
Why soldiers beat, arrested veteran actor Chinwetalu Agu
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Why soldiers beat, arrested veteran actor Chinwetalu Agu

A Nolywood star, Chinwetalu Agu was on Thursday allegedly attacked by some officers of the Nigerian Army for reportedly adorning Biafra insignia at popular Upper Iweka area of Onitsha, Anambra state. The veteran actor was said to be in the commercial city on a charitable mission where he shared food items to the less privileged. A trending video showed where Agu was arrested by the officers who dragged him into a vehicle and zoomed off immediately. Another Nolywood star, who preferred anonymity, described the incident as regrettable and violation to human rights. "Chinwetara Agu likes identifying with anything Biafra, particularly their mofla. A military friend just called me some minutes ago informing me about the development. He said he's currently in their custody Police...
Olu Jacobs, Pete Edochie Others For Recognition In Awka Film Festival
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Olu Jacobs, Pete Edochie Others For Recognition In Awka Film Festival

Inside Nollywood Film Festival And Awards (INFFAA) says arrangements have been concluded to hold her maiden film festival in Awka, the Anambra State capital in which prominent actors and actresses would be recognized. The founder of INFFAA, Mouma Obinna revealed this during a press briefing which took place at Marble Arch Hotel, Awka. The festival billed for 25th-27th November has the theme "Reawakening our cultural values through motion picture." Obinna said that the theme draws on the principle of creating original African contents which he said goes beyond geography, birth or lineage. The founder of INFFAA said that the group is deliberately committed to the ideals of empowerment and creative engagement through her investment in the development of local creative talents. ...
Ghanaian Actor Watson loses mother
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Ghanaian Actor Watson loses mother

Popular Ghanaian actor, Eddie Watson, has lost her mother The Popular heartbroken actor took to social media on Instagram to share the sad news with fans, describing his mother as an "angel". Eddie also shared a video which captured some of their happy moments together.  He wrote;  Today my sweet mother and my angel went to be with the Lord! My heart aches in pain I never thought existed. Thank you, mama, for the few months of laughter, tears and peace you came to share with me. Death took your body, but it sure did not take your spirit(the real you)! I know the real you, Leonora Caulker AKA Mama Leo, rests in the bosom of your maker! Love you eternally
ASAP Rocky confirms relationship with Rihanna, calls her ‘My Life Love’
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ASAP Rocky confirms relationship with Rihanna, calls her ‘My Life Love’

From a Fenty friendship to a full-blown romance: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are going public with their long-rumored relationship ... or at least, he is.  While the music superstar tends to stay silent about her personal life, the rapper certainly had love on the brain when speaking to GQ for the magazine’s June/July 2021 cover story. In an interview with GQ magazine released on Wednesday, the rapper when asked about his relationship with the Barbadian beauty, regarded her as “the love of my life,” and his lady. A$AP Rocky and Rihanna are long time friends with the same Barbadian roots. The rapper was the opening act for the U.S. dates of her Diamonds World Tour in 2013. He also featured on the track “Cockiness” from her 2011 album Talk That Talk. Dating rumours were sparked b...
Human parts, charms discovered in Ebonyi church
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Human parts, charms discovered in Ebonyi church

Angry youths have invaded a church at Obubara Junction in Ebonyi State and reportedly discovered human parts, charms and people's names written on a strange wood. The Pastor in charge of church was stripped naked following the shocking discoveries. An eyewitness revealed that the pastor's appearance and carriage in the so-called church environment has been noticed by many of the villagers to be suspicious, but for the seek of peace and law of karma no one has ever discuss anything unethical with him. "Thanks to Almighty God who has made every of his secret known today by the villagers of Obubara junction in Izzi LGA." ''The Pastor was seen this morning making strange incarnations with a dead goat which the owner of the goat, a man living close to his church has searched for it...
Burna Boy Set To Perform At The Grammys 2021 premiere ceremony
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Burna Boy Set To Perform At The Grammys 2021 premiere ceremony

Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu professionally known as Burna Boy will perform at the 2021 Grammy pre-show which will be live-streamed on GRAMMY.com on March 14, Pitchfork reports. The popular musician is nominated in the Best Global Music category of the 63rd prestigious award show. Other nominees in the Best Global Music Category alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, , Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar. Talented singer, Jhené Aiko is set to host, and other artistes performing include Lido Pimienta, Poppy, Rufus Wainwright among others.
Ghanaian Virgin Actress, Purfcie booty pictures That Rocked The Internet
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Ghanaian Virgin Actress, Purfcie booty pictures That Rocked The Internet

Ghanaian actress also a marketing and business executive Purfcie Conna, sent the Internet into a state of shock when she posted series of booty pictures to mark her birthday a week ago. The pictures sent a wave of comments. Shocking and interestingly, Purfcie said she's still a virgin in a statement released by her sometime ago “Yes, I’m a virgin. I know people don’t believe it but it’s true. I have never had sex before. I just don’t do it,” she stated emphatically. You can say I attached religion to it because Bible wise, God said we shouldn’t have sex before marriage. And that’s my policy till I marry,” she had said and she is still very single
How my workers poisoned me on different occasions – Mr Ibu reveals
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How my workers poisoned me on different occasions – Mr Ibu reveals

Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, has narrated how people he trusted, poisoned him on several occasions. He made this disclosure in an interview with Nigezie, where he stated that he quit drinking alcohol because his workers had used it to poison him twice. “I don’t take alcohol till now. People often say that I do not take alcohol but my stomach is big. I do not even eat much; I only take little since they gave me that poison. The belly was bigger than this but I began to take some medicine and it reduced to the extent that I was able to see my legs. Before, I never used to see my legs. Some boys gave me poison. They took me to Nnewi under the guise that I had a show. When we got there, they pounced on me and began to beat me. After they had beaten me, they p...
Drama as Lagos, Ogun IRS battle for tax collection from Laycon after N85m BBNaija win
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Drama as Lagos, Ogun IRS battle for tax collection from Laycon after N85m BBNaija win

The Internal Revenue Service of Lagos State and its Ogun State counterpart have reminded Olamilekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon, who emerged winner of the 2020 lockdown edition of the Big Brother Nigeria reality TV show, that they're waiting to receive his tax. The LIRS made this known via it's Twitter handle while congratulating Laycon over his victory. It tweeted “Congratulations @itsLaycon winner @BBNaija Lockdown edition. More wins!! We look forward to seeing you in Y2021 as you #payyourtax.” But shortly after the Lagos State IRS made the tweet, the Ogun State IRS tweeted a similar message encouraging the rapper to pay his tax to Ogun IRS. It tweeted “The Ogun State Internal Revenue Service is delighted to congratulate one of our own in the State, Olamilekan Agbele...
Runtown gives South Sudanese model girlfriend a ring
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Runtown gives South Sudanese model girlfriend a ring

Nigerian Artiste Douglas Jack Agu popularly known as Runtown is busying himself with his new found love Adut Akech. Adit Akech is a south Sudanese Model who seems to have stolen our singer's heart. From the latest video posted of two of them on their social media, it seems the model has taken Runtown's heart and she doesn't intend to leave it ever again. In the video, Runtown gave Adut a ring which made his fans wonder if the Artiste was finally tiying the knot. After questioning the artiste's team, it was revealed that the ring was just a promise ring and not an engagement ring. Be it a promise or engagement ring, the couple are waxing stronger in their relationship everyday and not should be surprised when they finally tie the knot.
Tonto Dike flaunts certificate from Modul Dubai University
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Tonto Dike flaunts certificate from Modul Dubai University

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh and her best friend Bobrisky were allegedly arrested in Dubai following an altercation she had with security personnel while in the City of Gold for the One Africa Music Fest concert. Tonto Dikeh denied the allegations and continued flexing with her friend. She just bagged another certificate from Modul Dubai University. The certificate is in negotiation and Dispute resolution. Along with that she has revealed that she now owns an apartment highbrow area of the city.
I am talking to my children, not you – Pastor Adeboye replies critics
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I am talking to my children, not you – Pastor Adeboye replies critics

On the birthday of Pastor Adeboye's wife, he had appreciated his wife by recounting how submissive and obedient she has been to him over the years. There were a lot of criticism as a lot of people felt Pastor Adeboye was a dictator in his home and accused him of making his wife submissive. Pastor Adeboye has finally come to address the issue. The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God said he was only talking to his children, not other people. He felt that the teaching he was trying to relay that day was for his children that would listen. In his words, "As a matter of fact, if there is a way of preaching this sermon just to my own children alone, that is what I would have done. “Not because I am selfish, but occasionally there are things you say to you...
Tiwa Savage ended things with Wizkid not the other way around
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Tiwa Savage ended things with Wizkid not the other way around

If we all remember very clearly, there was a time Tiwa Savage and Wizkid used to show each other attention be it on stage or in music videos. It looked like those two were in a relationship and we all wished them well because they really fit each other. We were waiting for the time they would come out and confess their love for each other and start dating officially. Unfortunately, that didn't happen but it seems that Tiwa was the reason we didn't get our wish of seeing them together. Tiwa said that she does not want to be any man's second choice because she is the first and only daughter of her father.Let's not forget that Wizkid has three baby mamas, so if she were to date Wizkid she would be his 7th choice because he also has 3 children. So our Tiwa was just helping us unde...
Basketmouth attacks Oyedepo on Tithe comment
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Basketmouth attacks Oyedepo on Tithe comment

After the founder of the winners chapel took to his Twitter to tweet that anyone who doesn't pay tithe us under a financial spell, there were a lot of disagreement.A lot of people criticized the pastor for making such a statement.Even celebrities spoke up against the pastor. Celebrities like Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, disagreed with the pastor's statement. He took to his official Instagram page to react it tweet of the pastor. The comedian saidThe Govt will threaten us with prosecution if we don’t pay our TAX & VAT. The CHURCH will now threaten us with a FINANCIAL CURSE if you don’t pay your TITHE! Inside the TERRIBLE ECONOMY? With the LEVEL OF UNEMPLOYMENT?ABEGI," There are many more who are completely against pastor Oyedepo at this moment