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Singer, Dbanj ‘cleared’ of rape charges

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Seyitan Babatayo, who accused popular musician, Oladapo Oyebanjo widely known as D’Banj, of rape has written a letter to the Nigerian police withdrawing her petition.

D’Banj Finally Reacts To Rape Allegation
This development occurred after the police insisted that it has been unable to make a case of rape against the musician,

In a letter addressed to the Inspector-General of Police via her lawyer, Olamide Omileye, said she was withdrawing from the case for personal reasons.

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The letter read in part, “We hereby officially notify you of our client’s intention to withdraw and discontinue her petition against Mr. Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’Banj for personal reasons. Our client further humbly applies that the investigation and all other action that is currently being carried out by the police with respect to the statement.”

Responding to the letter, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Admin), Umar Sanda, said” investigation had discontinued due to lack of evidence.”

The letter posted on Twitter by blogger, Kemi Olunloyo, read in part, “In view of the foregoing facts, investigation was discontinued as no substantial evidence to prove the allegation of rape against the suspect.”


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Storyline: Dbanj celebrate mother as she clocks 67

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Nigerian singer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo known as D’banj celebrates his mother, Florence Oyebanjo who turned 67 years old on the 22nd of July.

To mark her special day, Dbanj shared lovely photos of her and thanked her profusely for being nothing but the best to him. He also thanked her for bringing him up so well and teaching him the real virtues of life.

Read his sweet post below….

“Who sat and watched my Infant Head. When Sleeping on my Cradle Bed———My Mother, My Chairman , my Partner , my Backbone . You have been Nothing but the best Mom any child could Wish and pray for . Your Guidance and Endless love surprises me Everytime and Everyday . I love you so much and thanks again for Bringing me Into this World and For Raising Me so Well and to teach me the Real Virtues of life . Happy Birthday Mummy . I love you Mummy Show The Real D’banj ”


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Kanye West reveal how he’s ‘being trying’ to divorce Kim Kardashian for 2 years

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American rapper Kanye West has claimed that he has been trying to divorce wife, Kim Kardashian for almost two YEARS after she met Meek Mill at a hotel.

He made the series of wild allegations in a Twitter rant this morning. The father-of-four also accused Kim’s mum, Kris Jenner, of “white supremacy” as he shared his private text messages to his mother-in-law.

Noble Reporters Media can recount that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian got married in France and Italy (Yes, Two countries).

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West tied the knot on May 24, 2014 in a show-stopping fairy tale ceremony in Italy.

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However, the couple didn’t just celebrate with a ceremony and a reception, they made an entire extravagant weekend out of their nuptials, beginning with a trip to Paris where the bride-to-be held an epic bachelorette party with her sisters and friends at the Hôtel Costes.

The following day, May 23, the couple and their then almost one-year-old daughter, North West, along with the Kardashian-Jenner family and a handful of close friends, had a pre-wedding lunch hosted by Valentino Garavani at his and Giancarlo Giammetti’s house, Château de Wideville, just outside of Paris. The bride-to-be wore Valentino of course.

That evening the couple hosted a rehearsal dinner for around 600 guests in the Palace of Versailles’s Hall of Mirrors. Kim Kardashian West wore Maison Margiela and the guests were treated to a fireworks display and a surprise performance by award-winning artist Lana Del Rey.


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Seyi Shay says she can’t cope with Man that doesn’t cheat

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Nigerian singer, Seyi Shay on stoopid sessions with Simi revealed she doesn’t have a problem and would be okay if her husband has a side chic.

Award winning singer, Seyi Shay, starting 2017 with a bang …

According to the singer, if her husband has several other chics by the side, she would be cool with as far she gets to be the number one among-st them. Although, she opines that the conversations have to be had first before such situation-ship is permitted.

In the video, the singer can be heard saying;

Singer Seyi Shay

”I would actually be cool with my man having chics outside, as long as they are chics and not one because if he has one chics on the side, there’s chances, he’s gonna fall in love with that chic, but if he’s got like chics outside doing his thing and i am number one clearly in everywhere, he doesn’t have to tell me anything but as long we had conversation in the beginning”


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Rema speak as Apple Music feature his face on billboard

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Mavin talented artiste, Rema in a post on social media has sent an appreciation message to Apple Music for making use of his picture to represent Black Music Month.

This comes after the Iron Man crooner was recently celebrated by Apple Music as they put up a billboard of the singer in Los Angeles.

Rema took to Twitter to share a short video of his photo on the billboard.

The singer also said that seeing his face up there was a dream come true as he thanked Apple Music.

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He wrote:

“Seeing my face on a billboard in

Los Angeles is a dream come true, thank you @AppleMusic for this gift ❤.”

With this latest achievement, Rema continues to break barriers on the international scene even though he is one of the youngest artiste in the industry presently.


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12 year old, Keedron Bryant whose protest song went viral signed by ‘Warner’ #BLM

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Keedron Bryant – The 12-year-old whose song protesting police killings of African Americans in the US went viral has been signed by Warner Records.

In a post shared on his Instagram page, the young black boy, Keedron Bryant, has been signned by Warner Records on Thursday, his producer revealed.

Keedron Bryant went popular after he shared his song I Just Wanna Live, which is about his fears growing up as a black man in America on social media. The full song is now set tol be released on Friday, which is the Juneteenth holiday marking the end of slavery in the US.

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Bryant first posted the acapella gospel song on his Instagram account on May 26, the day after another African American, George Floyd, was killed by a white policeman in the city of Minneapolis. Floyd’s death — one in a long line of black people killed by white law enforcement — ignited mass Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality and a national reckoning on racism in America, both in the past and today.

“Every day I’m being hunted as prey. My people don’t want no trouble,” Bryant sings.

The original post has been liked well over three million times, and drawn praise from Barack Obama to Katy Perry and many others around the world.

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Top Story: Singer D’Banj in trouble!


Iconic Nigerian singer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known by his stage name, DBanj, has been accused of rape by Nigerian model Benjamin Ese as the campaign against rape rages on.

Identified on Instagram as @action_ben, the guy stated that he was forced to break silence after he saw D’banj campaigning against rape on social media.

The singer’s post didn’t sit well with Action Ben who slammed D’banj with a claim of how he raped his friend in a hotel.

He wrote: “Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’banj you are a full-time rapist. This is not clout at all. Good morning everyone, I know this will not get to anywhere because he’s so many people’s favourite celebrity. My friend decided not to talk because of the stigma, and we her friends choose to keep quiet too to respect her decision. Not until you made a post and said “justice for our girls”. The girl you raped also needs justice. If it is a lie, pick the case up and arrest me. I’m a Christian but let us go to a shrine Ogun to swear so the evil perpetrator dies immediately because our God is too merciful.

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“You offered her 200k to sleep with you, she said she did not want then leave her, but your useless goat did not. I have never called out a celebrity but this is the truth. Most people are posting abut rape as a celeb if you don’t post you will be tagged the rapist. Franklin is still alive even if I know D’banj doesn’t mind paying him 200M not to talk, but it won’t stop me from passing the message.

“Ladies be careful of even the people we call public figures. I know many people will come to the conclusion that I don’t love my life for calling out a legend. But what’s the use of the life when people do things and get away with them? When our closed ones can be abused and we can’t do anything?”.

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He then went on to narrate how the rape incident happened:

“How you have the courage to post about rape is what baffles me. Quick story time—On the 30th of December 2018 at Eko Atlantic an event called splash off which was an all-white party, franklin your manager then invited my friend to the party, On getting there Dbanj sighted her and sent few people to talk to her but she refused. My friend left the party and went to glee hotel in Vi where she was lodged by her friend franklin cos my friend couldn’t go back to the mainland that day.

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“My friend got a call from Linda who at that time was dating banks friend, telling my friend the amount of money D’banj was ready to spend on her if he agrees, but my friend turned down the offer because she wasn’t interested. Dbanj drove all the way from Eko hotel where he was lodged and came down to glee hotel in Victoria island at midnight 2:40 am and collected the spare key from the receptionist, obviously, it’s D’banj a fucking celebrity rapist, he would be given a spare key, got into my friend’s room and forcefully threatened he would walk her out of the room naked, Kept his fingers in her Vagina and repeatedly raped her.

“My friend was crying and D’banj turned deaf ears how wicked and heartless!!! And immediately he did that Dbanj left. So you still have the right to post on Rape it’s been two years my friend has been traumatized over this. And as at yesterday, she threatened to commit suicide, she’s so livid and mad seeing a rapist like you post this. Take this post down and stop clouting, stop being a preacher of Rape cos you’re a rapist. I know I don’t have the power to push this but all Rapist will die a miserable death! #wearetired”.


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Jude Okoye – Cynthia Morgan – Joy Tongo; insist she didn’t lie


Cynthia Morgan has written an open letter thanking former record label boss, Jude Okoye and manager Joy Tongo while insisting she didn’t lie, but only shared her story “as it happened from her own point of view.”

Cynthia Morgan thanks Jude Okoye and Joy Tongo in open letter, insists she didn’t lie in her interview

I, Cynthia Morgan, would like to use this platform to appreciate all the love, well wishes and support from everyone showing love to me, my health and my well being.

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A huge appreciation to Upfront With Sandra whose platform my story was told.

Appreciation goes out to Davido for reaching out and other brands who reached out.

A lot has happened in the past. I erred, other parties involved had their fair share of blame, but we all make mistakes. I was younger and new in the industry and in retrospect, some things could have been done differently instead of left unresolved.

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However in telling my story, I have not lied but only shared my story as it happened from my own point of view.

Also i allowed the hurt & pain from past dealings take over my emotions but moving on,

I appreciate everyone clamoring for my return both online and offline. I’m also asking Cynthia Morgan fans all over the world for understanding and patience on the new journey we are about to embark on.

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I won’t take this new opportunity for granted.

My heartfelt appreciation once again goes to JUDE and JOY. It is the pain speaking, not Cynthia. Thanks for giving me the platform to grow the Cynthia Morgan brand.

I have learnt the importance of opening up and sharing when one is going through challenges in life as mine is a testament of this.

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Appreciation to all media houses and blogs. Thanks for your support and allow me formally introduce THE MADRINA to the world.

signed

CYNTHIA OSAROBO

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Update: Cynthia Morgan indeed lied – OAP Dotun apologize to Jude Okoye


Cool FM On Air Personality, Dotun has openly apologized to Jude Okoye after realizing that Cynthia Morgan Lied.

This is coming after the dance hall singer, made a U-Turn on her statement, that Jude Okoye was the cause of the downfall.

He took to micro blogging platform, Twitter to render his apology in a series of tweets after he was called out by Nigerians.

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He wrote:

“I have been in the Nigerian entertainment industry since 2004 and if there is anything the past couple of days have taught me, it is the importance of taking all sides of the story into consideration before forming an opinion”

“On the Cynthia Morgan story, I have taken notes from both Parties concerned & I can only say that I have been hasty in publicly forming an opinion”

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“As one that has experienced the growth of the industry, I am without doubt that we will continue to improve on the conduct of business and the regard for the rule of law”

“I have learnt that there is a way something seems and there is a way it actually is. To all the affected parties, I apologize. Empathy might not be applicable always. I learnt a new thing. Jude biko”


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Dammy Krane kicks after comparison with Cynthia Morgan


Coming after he was placed in the same category with embattled dance hall singer, Cynthia Morgan, Dammy Krane has reacted.

According to the singer who was formerly signed to Tuface Idibia’s record label, “He made himself with the favour of God”.

He was earlier compared to Cynthia Morgan, MayD and Sean Tizzle. where social media users were asked; ‘Whose career would you revive if you could”.

He concluded by saying; “Everyone deserves to shine”.

See what he wrote below…

“Y’all shouldn’t put me in this but I understand , y’all just don’t know the truth , even though I made myself with the Favour of God ( F.O.G ) ,I never had an issue with my label , it is a known fact no artistes in my generation has left their label without having issue with the label except me , swipe for confirmation thenetng BTW everyone deserves to shine
PS : I’m prolly the most consistent artiste of my generation, check out d latest “confess video” & ‘ 4 d gals ‘ Ep in my bio #Worldstar”

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See some reactions below…

“He should focus on his Credit Card scam Biko. Music no be him call”

“Allow your career die in peace this is irrelevant.”

“The internet be wilding and seeking your downfall. Na wa!”

“Man Dammy career need urgent deliverance and revival, wtfff”


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Ng-cameroonian Singer, Dencia drag Burna Boy, Stefflon Don – Say..


Nigerian-Cameroonian singer, Reprudencia Sonkey, popularly known as Dencia has launched an attack on Burna Boy and his girlfriend, British rapper Stefflon Don.

Taking to Twitter, the Cameroonian-born singer and beauty entrepreneur called Burna his Boy ‘one of the biggest haters in the industry’ and accused the Odogwu singer and girlfriend Stefflon Don of bullying ‘everyone.’

She wrote: “Burna Boy is one of the biggest haters in the industry. Like I get it, ugly people are ugly inside out but his own is disturbing, he tries to hate & bully everyone, him and his Fat Ass GF, match made in hate heaven. Like, imagine their conversations being hateful & about people.

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“What’s the point of hating on ur colleagues?Burna hates and attacks everyone but people still support him,we can’t keep encouraging tertorists and bullies.

”His ugly ass needs a shower,drop the dose on the Damn drugs.Moisturize, get laser on that bumpy face of his.”


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Cynthia Morgan, Jude Okoye – Toke Makinwa clear Air


Media personality, Toke Makinwa has weighed in on the messy situation between Cynthia Morgan and Northside Entertainment boss, Jude Okoye.

In a recent Instagram Live interview, Cynthia Morgan disclosed how she went into depression after things went south for her when she signed a contract with Jude Okoye’s Northside Entertainment.

May D also took to Twitter to share his unfavorable experience while working with the Okoye brothers.

A number of people have now given their opinion on the matter. Some took the side of the record label boss Jude Okoye, others took the side of the artists.

Toke took to Twitter to give her opinion on the matter.

She wrote: “There has to be more ways to settle this Talent/record label/management relationships, nobody wins when there is no resolve, monies are still owed, talent is still wasting, there is a bigger picture that pride/ego rubs everybody of when we refuse to see the big picture.”

She added: “If Talent wants to leave or no longer serves purpose to a label, remove feelings and look at ways that they can go, become bigger and pay your debt. Nobody makes anyone, there was talent there, that’s why you chose to invest, let them go and focus on how they pay your investment.”


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Cynthia Morgan to sing again as Nigerians surprise her with …


Coming after she opened up on her ordeal with her former label boss, Jude Okoye, Nigerians have decided to support Cynthia Morgan finacially.

NobleReporters earlier learnt that Cynthia opened up on her ordeal with Jude.

She made the revelation on an Instagram live interview with Sandra.

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Fans want Cynthia Morgan to sing again.

She talked about losing her stage name, royalty, Instagram account and VEVO account due to the contract and record label issue she had with the music executive.

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Cynthia also talked about having lots of dirt on him that she would have used to bury him.

However, Nigerians have set up a GoFundMe account for her in order to support her.

“The support on this project is so unbelievable I’m emotional. THANK YOUUUUU!!!!! To everyone who came, pledged donations, pledged services, cried, prayed, you are all the real MVPs. So now WE MOVE!!! Below is the recap of what was discussed on the Live video and our plans to bring her back!!

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  • We are setting up a GoFundMe account to fund her comeback
  • She was sick for over 6 months. It was never a drug problem she never did drugs.
  • She was depressed over not achieving what she planned to achieve before the age she planned.
  • She doesn’t want to sign under a label anymore but she is open to a partnership.
  • WE NEED INVESTORS. Alot of plans are underway.
  • We also talked about creating a Cynthia Morgan challenge. Yet to elaborate on that.
  • Direct every Cynthia related matter here. Beware of fraud.”

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See what Omotola says as she return to Music – drop tracks.


Nollywood actress, Omotola Ekeinde has dropped some new tracks as she finally returned to music.

Omosexy as she is called by fans noted that there will be no going back this time.

She shared the news via her Instagram handle, where she wrote, “Yasss! I’m back! I feel so Alive ! 💃🏼 ~<<~>>~<>~~~~ When I told you Post Covid I’m doing ALL I’ve wanted to do some thought I was just motivating! I’m back to My Music! And this second time around No gates of Hell shall prevail.”

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Nutmeg! Burna Boy slam Davido – Reveal his only source of Money


Grammy nominated singer and self acclaimed African Giant, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has come for popular and highly celebrated singer, David Adeleke aka Davido.

This is coming after Davido announced that his album will be released in July.

Slamming him, Burna Boy took to his snapchat account and wrote;

“July will be very funny, and I shall laugh accordingly”

“You cannot play football, everybody knows you cannot play football and you are an embarrassment to the team but your daddy bought the football team.”

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Recall with NobleReporters that, Davido earlier took to his social media pages to post a photo with Wizkid and tagged it; “The 2 greatest of all time ! No 🧢” . Could this have been what triggered Burna Boy?

Burna Boy and Davido are now currently trending on Twitter Naija and people have been reacting to the shade which they say is for Davido.


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Just in: Quavo finally bags High School Certificate. [Photos]


Migos rapper, Quavo has achieved an academic milestone.

The 29-year-old American rapper, who reportedly dropped out of school months before his graduation to pursue his music career full time, announced on Friday that he’s among the Class Of 2020 that have just graduated from Berkmar High School in the Atlanta suburb of Lilburn, Georgia.

He was reportedly a record-setting quarterback at Berkmar High School.

Quavo, who also has plans to go to college, asked his fans on Instagram to recommend one for him.

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Sharing photos of himself posing in his graduation gown, he wrote:

“Finally Can Say I Graduated High School Class Of 2020 We Lit . Now What College Should I Go To?”

See photos below:

In other news, American rapper, Slim Thug whose real name is Stayve Jerome Thomas tested positive for coronavirus as the number of cases globally passes 5 million.

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The musician, 39, took to Instagram to warn others after he fell ill despite following precautions with masks, gloves and “everything on”.

The rapper also said he had stayed in his truck but still managed to contract the deadly virus.


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