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Police Nabbed 54 prostitutes & 56 male patronisers in Calabar hotel

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The Cross River State command of the Nigeria Police on Tuesday raided Peace Garden Hotel popularly called `Flower Mills Joint’ and arrested 54 prostitutes and 56 men who had gone to patronise them,Punch reports…

The operation was led by the Cross River State Security Adviser, Mr. Jude Ngaji.

Addressing journalists after the raid which lasted for about four hours, Ngaji said the hotel had been turned into a brothel for commercial sex workers in Calabar.He added that the brothel had been used for criminal activities, selling of drugs and a hideout for criminals in the area.

According to him, the office of the State Security Adviser, in collaboration with security agents in the state, is working to ensure that criminals and prostitutes are shown the way out of the state.

He said,

 “In collaboration with the office of the Area Command in Calabar, we used 11 trucks in conveying the girls and men to the Command.
“Each time you pass here at night, you find under-aged girls of about 13 and 14 years standing by and waiting for men. This place has become an area of concern to the state and Cross Riverians.
“This place has become a Sodom and Gomorrah in Cross River and the raid was carried out to stop prostitution and criminality in the state. All the girls that were caught here are prostitutes and some of them were caught in compromising positions.
“There is no law that legalizes prostitution in Nigeria. The girls will be tried in court and we will ensure that they are returned back to their respective states.”He advised teenage girls to take their studies seriously and engage themselves in meaningful activities, rather than choosing the path of prostitution as a means of livelihood

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Rita Dominic hasn’t given birth to twins, says Biz partner, Mildred Okwo

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Mildred Okwo, a business partner and friend of popular Nigerian actress, Rita Dominic, has reacted to the rumours making the rounds that her friend has given birth to twin girls.

Okwo a Nigerian film director and producer took her time to debunk the news, advising Nigerians and fans of the actress to ignore the rumour.

In a chat with newsmen, Okwo said: “You see somebody on set today, and the next day they have twins; I do not understand. If Rita has had a child, would I not send a press release to you guys? Common, it does not make sense. Can you imagine? She took a picture while on a movie set. She posted a picture; she is on a movie set; maybe I should call her to find out if she has given birth.

“It is bloggers that are peddling fake news. Kindly ignore them. If she has a child, there is no way that I would not make the announcement and I will definitely not talk to bloggers.”

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Jim Iyke receives chieftaincy title in Ghana

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Popular Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, is now a chief. The actor received the chieftancy title on Sunday, in Ghana.


The coronation took place alongside the occasion of the tenth Yam Festival and the actor was conferred with the title of, ‘Ohadike 1 of Ndigbo” by Her Royal Highness, the Eze Ndigbo Ghana, Dr. Chukwudi Ihenetu.


According to Ihenetu, the movie star was recognised for his achievements and contributions to the African entertainment industry and the Igbo people.


A number of Nigerian celebrities including music star D’banj, actor, Alex Ekubo and reality TV star, Teddy A, were conferred with chieftaincy titles in 2018.

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Oxlade hails Wizkid, DJ Tunez for impact on his career

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Afrobeats sensation, Oxlade has hailed Grammy award-winning singer, Wizkid and Superstar DJ Tunez for impacting his career, especially in the early days.

Wizkid made history over the weekend and brought out Oxlade to perform with him at the 20,000-capacity sold-out Accor Arena in Paris.

Notable celebrities that graced Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ Paris Concert were Kylian Mbappe, PSG teammate Achraf Hakimi, Popcaan, Naomi Campbell and a rumoured appearance by Twitter former CEO Jack Dorsey backstage.

He praised DJ Tunez for the great impact he had on his career growth and for making his music appeal to the international world.

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