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AGN warns actors against filming in outskirts following kidnap of Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel

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The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has instructed actors to avoid filming in outskirts following the kidnap of veteran thespians Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel.

The Guild issued the warned in a statement confirming the shocking kidnap of the actors while filming in a town in Enugu state. In the statement signed the Guild’s Director of Communications Monalisa Chinda, actors should avoid going to outskirts with proper security detail.

“Two members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel aka (Agbogidi) were reportedly missing after their family members confirmed they didn’t come back from a film location at Ozalla Town, Enugu state,” an excerpt of the statement reads.

“The two members were suspected to have been kidnapped and this has increased fear amongst members about safety of Actors filming in the country. In view of this sad development, the National President of the Guild Ejezie Emeka Rollas has instructed all Actors to avoid going to outskirt of cities to film except full security cover is provided to ensure their safety,” the statement continues.

While kidnapped actors are yet to regain their freedom, the AGN called for prayers while urging the appropriate agencies to get to work. The Enugu state Police command has since announced the launch of an investigation to locate the Nollywood veterans.

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I was not arrested – Kizz Daniel narrates what really happened (Video)

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Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel, has tendered an apology to his Tanzanian fans for failing to show up at a music even in the country on Sunday.

This is also as he made a clarification that he was not arrested by the police rather he was invited for questioning.

BODEX BLOG recalls that the music star was reported to have been arrested in Dar es Salaam on Monday, August 8 for failing to perform at the show.

During a press conference on Tuesday, Kizz Daniel dismissed reports that he was arrested, saying that the police only questioned him for the behaviour of fans who had earlier trashed the venue in anger over his non-appearance.

He explained his side of the story, apologised and promised a free show for Friday in collaboration with the show promoter Str8up Vibes.

“We agreed to put up a show on Friday. A free show. So, I will be partnering with Str8up Vibes. Also, I must apologise to the fans. None of this was intentional. I love my job. Mainly, I love performing.

“I didn’t mean to disrespect the fans. It was never intentional. I wanted to perform. I came to Tanzania to perform, but due to some circumstances way over my power, we couldn’t make that happen.

I apologise once again to the people of Tanzania, and I hope you guys give me another chance to give you a show, to give you a proper show, a beautiful show,” he said.

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Kizz Daniel Apologises, Promises Free Show On Friday

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Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel, has apologised for failing to perform at a show in Tanzania on Sunday.

Daniel was arrested in Dar es Salaam on Monday for failing to perform at the show. Fans had earlier trashed the venue in anger at the non-appearance of the singer.

At a press conference on Tuesday night streamed on the show promoter’s Instagram page, #str8upvibes_, the ‘Buga’ crooner explained his side of the story, apologised and promised a free show for Friday.

He said, “This Friday, a free show by the way, I will be partnering with Straight Up Vibes to make that happen.

“I must apologize to the fans. None of this was intentional.”

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Toyin Lawani loses pregnancy

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Toyin Lawani, the Nigerian fashion entrepreneur, has lost her pregnancy.

The celebrity fashion designer announced this in a lengthy statement on Instagram.

Lawani had revealed in February 2022 that she was pregnant.

But in the statement, she described her loss as a “difficult trauma.”

“Losing An unborn child can be the most difficult trauma to deal with because you would have bonded & started making plans for the future. I have always said I wanted to have just 2 kids,” she wrote.

“Then my doc advised me to take out my womb due to the complications I was having.”

Lawani further detailed her childbearing troubles and experience with fibroids.

“I dealt with a lot, multiple fibroid surgeries, arthritis, back backs, neck pains, side pains, at times I would literally wake up paralyzed, I wear a neck brace daily but when in public I take it off, too many questions,” she added.

“Few months forward I found out I was pregnant again, this wasn’t planned at all & I and hubby said to tell no one, cause we weren’t sure, even when my friends said, you’re pregnant, I will just laugh abt it.

“And say no it’s not there, unfortunately, I got so stressed &depressed, started bleeding as usual cse I bleed having all my kids, from day one till due date.

“So felt it was normal, but it took a huge turn& I lost it, in the process, I’m hearing I need a spine surgery I’m like how old I’m I.

“Anyways I have lost so many things in life, but I felt this to my bones, cause it could have bn avoided but I thank God for his mercy upon my life.

“I neva hv shared ds much cse I hate showing weakness, But neva judge a Book by its cover. Back & Better.”

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