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Mohbad’s Toxicology Result Finally Out

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The toxicology test carried out to determine the cause of death of late music star, Ilerioluwa Aloba aka Mohbad is finally out.

The test was being conducted in the United States.

Lagos State counsel, Oluwaseun Akinde, who confirmed this to the coroner’s court sitting in the Ikorodu area of the state in November 2023 said the autopsy into the external body of the deceased was completed while the toxicology test had to do with the internal body.

However, an official of the state government who is familiar with the case said the test result was sent to the state DNA and Forensic Centre last week.

The official who spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorised to speak on the matter added that the test result was transmitted to the police earlier this week.

“The toxicology test is ready and given to the police. We projected 10 weeks from the outset but it came in before then. It was received by the DNA and Forensic Centre last week and has been sent to the police,” the source said.

 

A source in the Lagos State Police Command who also spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not permitted to speak to the press confirmed the receipt of the result.

The source said, “The toxicology report is with us. It arrived on Monday but it is medical jargon for us. We don’t understand what it is. So it has been sent to the pathologist that carried out the autopsy to analyse and interpret it.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, could not be reached as calls made to his phone by PUNCH were not answered.

A text message sent to him had yet to be replied to as of the time the report was filed.

The Director of Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre, Richard Somiari, on March 20 said that the toxicology result would be ready in the next three to four weeks.

Somiari, while testifying during a coroner’s inquest into the death of the singer said, “We expected to get the first set of autopsy results in three to four weeks and re-confirm to authenticate the cause of the death.

“We searched for multiple possibilities, to check if poison was involved in the death of Mohbad since no actual cause was mentioned,” he said.

The forensic expert assured the public of adequate security and monitoring of samples for the autopsy.

“We have a place where items are stored for safety and security of results. There is a procedure for monitoring samples moved abroad,” he said.

Recall that Mohbad died at the age of 27, on September 12, 2023, with circumstances surrounding his death sparking controversies on social media.

A former record label signee of Marlian Music owned by Naira Marley, Mohbad left the label in February 2022.

The Lagos State Police Command had, on September 18, 2023, inaugurated a 13-man special investigation team to probe the singer’s death.

His death also led to the arrest of Naira Marley and controversial Lagos socialite, Balogun Eletu, also known as Sam Larry, among others.

The singer’s body was on September 21, 2023, exhumed for autopsy.

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DJ Jimbo Brings Old Skool & Style Remix Sessions to Rhapsody’s Lekki

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Renowned DJ and style icon, DJ Jimbo, is set to host his highly acclaimed Old Skool & Style remix sessions at Rhapsody’s in The Palms Mall, Lekki, Lagos, every Friday starting June 14, 2024.

 

Powered by Effrakata Entertainment and Inspiro Productions, these events promise an unforgettable experience.

DJ Jimbo, known for his unique blend of world music, old skool, and modern tunes, will bring his energetic performances to the vibrant Rhapsody’s, attracting a diverse crowd of music enthusiasts and party-goers.

 

The event will feature a dinner session from 7-9 pm, followed by a dance party with a carefully curated playlist of hits from the 70s to 90s and beyond.

Rhapsody’s modern ambiance and state-of-the-art sound system provide the perfect setting for DJ Jimbo to showcase his talent, taking the audience on a nostalgic journey with a fresh twist. Don’t miss out on the excitement! Join DJ Jimbo at Rhapsody’s Lekki for an unforgettable night of old skool classics and modern hits.

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Yvonne Jegede Opens Up on Regrets Over Prioritizing Love Over Financial Stability in Marriage

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Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, has shared her reasons for ending her marriage, revealing that she contributed significantly more to the household than her ex-husband.

 

In a teaser for the upcoming episode of ‘The Honest Bunch’ podcast,The Honest Bunch’ podcast, Jegede expressed regret over prioritizing love over financial stability in her marriage.

 

Jegede had confirmed the end of her marriage to actor Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole in 2019, just a year after they got married.

 

She explained that her ex-husband’s lack of financial contribution and his inability to respect her despite being the primary breadwinner led to the breakdown of their union.

 

In her words, “I was bringing more money into the marriage, taking care of my son alone, and it wasn’t easy. In hindsight, I would have chosen financial stability over love.”

 

Jegede’s candid remarks offer a glimpse into the challenges she faced in her marriage and the importance of financial mutualism in relationships.

 

 

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Howard University Revokes Diddy’s Honorary Degree Over Assault Video

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Howard University in Washington, D.C. has rescinded the honorary degree awarded to Sean Combs, aka Diddy, following a video surfacing that shows him physically assaulting his former girlfriend, Cassie Ventura, in 2016.

 

The university’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to accept the return of the degree conferred upon Diddy in 2014, revoking all associated honors and privileges.

 

The decision also terminates a 2016 gift agreement with Combs, disbands the scholarship program established in his name, and returns his $1 million contribution.

 

The university stated that Diddy’s behavior in the video is “fundamentally incompatible” with its core values and beliefs, deeming him “no longer worthy” to hold the institution’s highest honor.

 

Howard University emphasized its opposition to interpersonal violence and has taken a strong stance against Diddy’s actions.

 

The university has no further comment on the matter. This move serves as a testament to the institution’s commitment to upholding its values and promoting a safe and respectful community.

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