The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi has granted Nigerian Musician Azeez Fashola bail.
At the resumed bail application, his lead defense counsel Olalekan Ojo for the singer apologized for his absence at the initial arraignment on May 20 due to heavy down poor.
Ojo urged the court to accept the bail application Prima Facie based on the presumption of his innocence in accordance with Section 162 (1).
The defense also pleaded that a liberal approach is taken in hearing the bail application.
The prosecution counsel, led by Rotimi Oyedepo, however, argued that it is not the temporary release of the singer that mattered but the final judgment.
He, therefore, urged the court to grant accelerated hearing rather than bail.
He added that since the lawyer of the defendant said the defendant is a celebrity, then his actions and inactions have a multiplier effect on youths in the entire federation.
Justice Nicholas Oweibo who presided over the bail hearing after listening to the defense and prosecution arguments granted the singer bail to the sum of two million naira, two sureties.
The trial has been adjourned to 22, 23 and 24 of October for accelerated hearing.
‘The current method of education is faulty’ – Singer, Simi
Nigerian singer, Simi has faulted the current educational system being practiced in the country which she believes has killed off lots of talents.
According to her, lots of talents are dying because the country has made many believe that one can only attain success if he or she follows a certain path.
She tweeted: I fee like the current method of education is faulty. Ppl have different strengths – but we were raised to believe only certain talents or career paths can bring you success. So we see a lot of potential and ideas dying cos they were born to the right ppl in the wrong climate.
While some quarters feel the teachers are to blame for the decaying educational sector, Simi feels the blame shouldn’t fall solely on them. So the problem is not just the incompetent teachers.
It’s sometimes the misplacement of priorities. The inadequacy of the educational system to cater to the diversity of the human kind.
This is coming in the wake of JAMB approving 160 as cut-off mark for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The decision was made at a meeting held in Osun State, Southwest Nigeria
T.I comments on Rihanna’s choice of falling in love with an Arab and not a Black man
In a new interview which was released this week, singer Rihanna who is currently dating Arab Billionaire, Hassan Hassan Jameel opened up about her relationship.
The 31-year-old singer declared during the interaction with Interview Magazine that she is in love with her beau, who is deputy president and vice chairman of his family’s company, Abdul Latif Jameel Domestic.
When asked if she was in love, Rihanna replied “of course I am”, before leaving a long silence when asked if she was planning to get married.
“Only God knows that, girl. We plan and God laughs, right?” she eventually joked, adding that she wants to be a mother “more than anything in life”.
Since the interview was published, some of her fans have expressed their disappointment, while others questioned the singer’s decision in dating an Arab and not a black man.
While one fan tried to defend Rihanna by writing that the singer didn’t drag black men in the process, T.I who appeared to have a problem with the relationship replied her.
The rapper who collaborated with Rihanna in 2008 wrote: ‘how you know?’
IG live nude: Me and Etinosa planned she will come naked but not to the extent she went – MC Galaxy claims
On March 15th, Actress and popular Instagram comedian, Etinosa made news after she appeared completely naked on singer MC Galaxy’s lG live video. She received a lot of backlash from Nigerians and at a point, came out to apologise and state that she regrets her action.
In a fresh interview with HIP Tv, MC Galaxy says himself and the comedian planned that she would go naked on his IG live but he did not know she would go to the extent that she did.
”I think I need to say the whole truth about this live video thing once and for all. The live video thing we planned it. Me and Etinosa actually planned that stuff but I wasn’t happy the way the whole thing turned pout to be on me alone. We planned it but we did not plan she would ”over naked” like that. She over did it when she came on live video”.
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