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Catch Up: Events That Happened The Previous Week

Blackface and 2face | Photo – Ghafla!


How did your week go? From all the news around the world, we definitely had nostalgia and those memories brought a sudden rush of endorphins. From reunions we have waited a century to see, to becoming a royal by a slice of cake.

Catch up on the trending stories that made the previous week:

Squashed beef
Nigerians born before the 21st century finally were thrilled when members of the defunct R&B group, Plantashun Boiz sang at the memorial of Sound Sultan, signalling the end of the beef between Blackface and 2face Idibia (now 2Baba). During the time of their beef, which lasted several years, Blackface accused 2Baba of stealing his songs, “African Queen” and “Let somebody love you” after the group split. Thank you Sound Sultan.

The arrest
A 14-year-old Chinese boy reportedly filed a complaint against his father at the police station for taking away his smartphone and asking him to help around the house. The officers on duty were confused about the boy’s complaint and decide to accompany him home for a better understanding of the situation. The teenager has since been bashed on social media for acting unfilially.

Want a slice?
One lucky person will have the opportunity to relive the wedding experience of Princess Diane and Prince Charles. How? All the answers are in a slice of cake. 40 years after Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s fairytale wedding, a slice of the wedding cake is going up for auction. . It is expected to fetch between £300 and £500 and coincides with the 40th anniversary of the royal’s wedding. Sorry, you can’t eat it.

Yomi Fabiyi | Image: Instagram/realyomifabiyi


Oko Iyabo
The Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) said it will prosecute Nigerian actor, Yomi Fabiyi, for contempt of court over the production of his controversial film “Oko Iyabo.” Fabiyi earlier this month released the film “Oko Iyabo”, which depicted the sexual assault case involving fellow actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha. Baba Ijesha was arrested in April for sexually assaulting a minor. One of the scenes in “Oko Iyabo” was an exact reenactment of the viral CCTV video footage which implicated Baba Ijesha.

Out, Hitler
A man in Germany was forced to remove a tribute sculpture to his late father after people complained that it looked like Adolf Hitler. Outraged citizens who were concerned about the wooden figure and its alleged resemblance to the late German dictator rang Mayor Wolfgang Lahl. The mayor said that he received half a dozen phone calls within a few days from concerned citizens about the wooden figure.

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