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Jimmy Odukoya Speaks On Controversial Lifestyle






Jimmy Odukoya, the newly appointed lead pastor of the Fountain of Life Church, has addressed controversies trailing his appearance as a clergyman.


Nigeria Updates recalls that the announcement of Jimmy as the lead pastor after his father’s death, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya, generated controversy on social media, with many critics questioning his dreads, tattoos and movie roles.


Speaking during an interview with BBC News Pidgin, Jimmy stated that he has scriptural backing for his appearance, adding that people should avoid using their opinions to judge him.


He said, “God has called me into this new season of my life. All my focus is on the church. This new position is a big responsibility. As for my dreads, most people don’t know I can back up everything I do with scripture.


“As a pastor, I can tell you that God told Samson in the Bible not to cut his hair, that means long hair is never a bad thing. If you also say the pastor is keeping a beard, I can tell you that the Bible says that when Jesus was tortured, they pulled hair from his face.


“If you say I am putting on earrings, I can tell you that when the children of Israel left Egypt and wanted to make a golden calf, they collected jewelry, earrings and rings from their sons and daughters.


“You should not use your personal opinion to judge me. A personal opinion is different from saying something is sinful. Anybody can do what they want.


“In 2009, I was ordained as a minister and became a pastor in 2012. I was the lead pastor of the youth church until 2021.”




Man Demands Apology From BBNaija’s Tacha For ‘Humiliating’ Him In Public






A supposed fan of former Big Brother Naija Housemate, Natacha Akide, popularly known as Tacha, has released a statement after a video of the reality TV star removing his hand from her waist went viral.

In the video making round on Social media, saw the man posed for a photograph with the reality TV star and placed his hand round her waist while waiting for the picture to be taken.

Tacha promptly removed the man’s hand and shared the video via her X page with the caption, “I just couldn’t, lol.”

Amidst the buzz the video created online, in a statement shared on Tuesday, the man said Tacha was the one who asked him for the photo backstage, and he had no idea it was being filmed.

He said Tacha didn’t express concern when he held her, and sharing the video online seemed like an attention-seeking move.

The man argued that Tacha’s action had affected his mental health, demanding she apologise publicly for the impact of her actions on his reputation.

He wrote, “Hello, everyone! I’d like to address a viral video featuring Tacha and I. I want to clarify that I was unaware of the video; she asked for a quick photo backstage, and I obliged as I was assisting as a stage manager for the said show. If she had any concerns, she didn’t express them. It seems like an attention-seeking move, explaining my delayed response. I’ve received calls and faced defation from various sources, including brands, individuals, and even at my workplace. Tacha, I hope you understand the gravity of this situation on my mental well-being and the risk to my image. A public apology for the impact on my reputation would be appreciated. I look forward to your prompt response.”

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Nobody Should Take MohBad’s Body Without My Permission — Father






Joseph Aloba, the father of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as MohBad, has warned that nobody should collect his son’s body for burial without his authorisation.

Nigeria Updates understands that Aloba made this known in a video that has now gone viral.

He warned, “When this boy was alive, he was alive. When he go, he still retained my name. Nobody should go there and take his body, please.

“If they want to do anything there, I’ll be the one to authorise them. Nobody should go and carry MohBad’s body from there.”

This warning comes after calls from singer, Bella Shmurda and actress Tonto Dikeh, requesting for the release of MohBad’s body for burial.

Recall Mohbad died at the age 27 on September 12.

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TNKAY Music Assures Nigerian On Getting Justice for Mohbad As Coroner Inquest Continues 








The Legal Team for TNKAY MUSIC WORLDWIDE representing the Entertainment Community in the ongoing Coroner Inquest Proceedings, has address the public, especially the Nigerian Youth regarding
the ongoing Coroner Inquest into the untimely passing of  Nigerian Music star, ILERIOLUWA OLADIMEJI ALOBA a.k.a Mohbad.

This was contained in a press release made available to journalists, stating that the community is committed to getting justice for the late artiste and ensuring all parties involved getting a fair and transparent evaluation.

According to TNKAY, “As the legal representatives of the entertainment community, we understand the concerns and emotions surrounding the tragic loss of Mobhad. We would like to express our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and fans during this difficult time”.

The Corona inquest, which is currently underway, is a crucial process aimed at uncovering the truth behind the circumstances leading to Mobhad’s demise.

“We recognize the significance of this investigation not only for the entertainment industry but also for the entire Nigerian youth.
Our commitment is to ensure that justice is served and that all parties involved receive a fair and transparent evaluation.

We are working diligently to support the fact-finding process and provide legal expertise where necessary.
Our goal is to assist in bringing closure to this tragic chapter and ensure that Mobhad’s legacy is honored and celebrated in the most respectful manner.

The Nigerian youth has played a significant role in shaping the nation’s entertainment industry, and their concerns and feelings are of paramount importance to us”.


TNKAY Music Legal team therefore urged the public to have faith in the legal process and allow the law take its course in getting the right justice for Mohbad and his family.

“To this end, we encourage the public to have faith in the legal process and to allow the law take its course. We assure Nigerians that we are representing their interest adequately and share in the quest for Justice
The Justice4Mobad legal team remains committed to upholding the principles of justice and integrity as we undertake this very challenging task.

We will continue to provide support and updates to the public as the Corona inquest

TNKAY MUSIC WORLDWIDE is dedicated to safeguarding the rights and interests of artists
and musicians as well as all stakeholders in the Nigerian Entertainment Sector. Our team of
experienced legal professionals is committed to upholding the highest standards of justice
and ethics.


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