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E-Money pledges to nurture children of Junior Pope

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Emeka Okonkwo, the businessman better known as E-Money, has promised to care for the children of Junior Pope, the later actor.

Pope died last Wednesday after he fell into the River Niger in Asaba, Delta state on his way to a movie location.

He passed away alongside four other crew members in the boat accident.

In an Instagram post on Wednesday, E-money reminisced on some memories he shared with Pope. He also shared a video of their different meetings.

He said the actor’s death “left a resounding void in not only him” but “also across Africa and beyond”.

The business mogul added that he will honour Pope’s last words by caring for his kids “as you would have wished”.

“It has been one week since you departed from this world, leaving behind a profound sense of loss that reverberates not only among us but also across Africa and beyond. Your presence as both a friend and a brother is deeply missed, JP,” he wrote.

“The weight of your absence bears heavily upon our hearts, yet we draw comfort from the belief that God will grant us the resilience to carry forward and uphold the legacy you entrusted to us.

“We tenderly remember your final words in the boat “na only me dem born, I get 3 children na I go raise them” and we solely commit to honoring that vow. Your children now find solace in the embrace of the Okonkwo family and we, as members of that family, pledge to nurture them as you would have wished.

“Your absence leaves a palpable void, JP, and your memory will forever be held dear. Rest peacefully, knowing that you are deeply cherished and may God’s blessings encompass your soul, your family and hold you in their hearts.”

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I took Junior Pope as brother but he stabbed me in the back, says Yul Edochie

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Nollywood actor Yul Edochie in a recent post on social media disclosed why he has refused to mourn his late colleague, Junior Pope.

Recall that Junior Pope tragically died after the boat carrying him and other actors capsized while crossing the Anam River for a movie shoot.

Junior Pope and three of his colleagues lost their lives when their boat capsized on the Anam River in Anambra State while returning from a film location.

However, Junior Pope was laid to rest on May 17th, 2024. The late actor’s wife and son broke into tears during the funeral ceremony. Also, Peter Obi pays a condolence visit to Junior Pope’s wife and kids after the burial.

Via his verified Instagram page today, May 21st 2024, Yul Edochie said he intentionally wait till after Junior Pope burial before he said anything about the late actor’s death.

Speaking on why he didn’t mour Junior Pope, Yul Edochie said that he took Junior Pope as a brother and friend and even was there for him when he needed him but the late actor stabbed him in the back repeatedly.

In the post, Yul Edochie said that he is going to drop full details soon.

In his words; “I didn’t want to say anything till after his burial. I know many asked why I wasn’t there. Why I haven’t said anything about it since. I took him like a brother & good friend. I was there for him when he needed me. But he stabbed me in the back, repeatedly. That’s LIFE! I’ll drop the full details soon so others can learn from it. Be careful what you wish people, it could come to you.”

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Liam now has bow leg, we don’t have bow legs in our family – Mohbad’s dad slams son’s wife, Wunmi

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Joseph Aloba, the father of the late Nigerian musician Mohbad, has once again expressed his doubts about the paternity of Mohbad’s alleged son, Liam.

In a recent interview, Aloba openly stated that he suspects his wife’s lover played a role in Mohbad’s death.

He stressed the importance of conducting a DNA test to confirm Liam’s paternity. Aloba recalled that Mohbad’s partner, Wunmi, had previously claimed that Mohbad was the one who took her virginity. Aloba questioned why Wunmi was avoiding the DNA test if she was confident in her claims.

Aloba also pointed out that Liam has bow legs, a trait that does not run in the Aloba family. This further adds to his doubts about the child’s paternity.

He urged Wunmi to identify the real father of the boy and expressed his grief over the loss of Mohbad. Aloba condemned those he believes are responsible for his son’s untimely death.

Furthermore, Aloba made it clear that he does not consider Liam as his grandchild, as Mohbad himself did not acknowledge Liam as his son when he was alive. Aloba is calling on Nigerians to support his pursuit of justice for his son’s death.

“FROM BABA MOHBAD: All The names Mohbad mentioned in the petition he wrote, were involved in his de*th. I still insist that his wife’s concubine k!lled him. This is why DNA is a must.

Wunmi said my son deflowered her so why is she running away from DNA? Liam has ‘bow legs’. We don’t have bow legs in The Aloba family. She should take the boy to his father. It is so sad that these w! cked people k!Iled my son at his prime. Nigerians should please support me as I fight for Justice for my son”

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Nigerian lady, Helen Williams breaks 3rd Guinness World Record with widest wig

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The Guinness World Records (GWR) has certified Helen Williams, the Nigerian hair maker, as the new record holder for the widest handmade wig.

In a recent blog post, the British reference book revealed Helen crafted a hairpiece that is 3.65 m (11ft 11 inches) wide and trails to the floor.

This, according to GWR, is comparable to a Mini Cooper which is 3.63 m (11 ft 10 in) long.

The professional wig maker began her third record-breaking attempt in February, and it took her a month to complete.

Helen made the wig from more than 800 bundles of auburn hair while she spent over N4 million ($2,719; £2,150) on the materials.

GWR disclosed that the 31-year-old made her very wide wig mostly by hand but used a sewing machine for some parts.

“She stitched it all together on the framework with needle and thread and attached over 1,000 rhinestones to it,” the post reads in part.

“Helen makes wigs every day, but this was such a huge project that it took her months to plan and design.

“She was inspired to take on the challenge by actress and talk show host Drew Barrymore, who was involved in making a previous record-breaking wide wig.”

Also speaking, Helen said: “I encountered many problems. The first few days of the attempt were difficult because I couldn’t walk or sit properly anymore”.

“I was feeling pains everywhere, I had to deal with neck pains, back pains, and pains in my thighs. Putting the wig on my head was also very tough because of the weight. But I am very happy I completed the project.”

Helen said she drew her inspiration from Drew Barrymore, the American actress who set the widest wig record in 2017.

Helen now holds three records, including setting a new record for putting in 90 hair clips in a wig in 30 seconds and for the longest handmade wig.

Last November, GWR certified Helen as the record holder for the longest handmade wig.

Helen also holds the record for most hair clips (90) in a wig in 30 seconds.

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Bodex F. Hungbo, SPMIIM is a multiple award-winning Nigerian Digital Media Practitioner, Digital Strategist, PR consultant, Brand and Event Expert, Tv Presenter, Tier-A Blogger/Influencer, and a top cobbler in Nigeria.

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