TEETH 4 TEETH … With Justin Akpovi-Esade
Time For Charly Boy TO Advise Himself
WEIRD artiste, Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy is a controversial character that the whole nation knows. He was very vociferous in his support for a certain candidate at the last presidential election held early in the year and that candidate lost. CB, as he is fondly called, has not been himself. It was even worse when the Court Of Appeal threw the case of his preferred candidate and others out of the window, recently.
But instead of Charly Boy and other supporters to wait for the outcome of the Supreme Court (since his candidate has appealed) the Appeal court verdict, the musician recently posted on his Social Media handle a cryptic message calling for a coup in Nigeria. “Oh lord, how can we be praying in Nigeria and you are answering prayers in Gabon, Niger, Bukina Faso and Mali?”
The countries mentioned in the post just experienced military takeover of power from civilian government. Well, this is a friendly advice to Charly Boy: T4T knows the musician very well over a very long period of time. Forget the public gra gra, CB fear pass woman. ‘Ordinary’ NDLEA arrest you that year, you see ‘Oba of Benin’ for the three days you dey dia cell for Lagos, if the DSS makes you their guest for a day, you will see ‘Oba of Lagos’ this time around. You are over 70 and a grandfather, if you cannot caution yourself and mind what you put out in public space, the authorities will caution you and you will learn the hard way. T4T don talk im own.
Mohbad, Celebrities And Hypocrisy In High Places
THE death of Afro pop singer, popularly called Mohbad last week has exposed the high degree of hypocrisy in some of Nigeria’s celebrities. The Ikorodu, Lagos born artiste who was signed to Marlian Records, owned by another artiste, Naira Marley, died in a somewhat controversial manner. It was then, news of how he had been serially bullied by some people suspected to be friends and allies of Naira Marley came up. There were videos to back these claims of bullying, intimidation and assault. The Police have however begun investigations into the issue with reports saying the body may be exhumed for autopsy to determine cause of death.
Now, let us look at the hypocrisy of some Nigerian celebrities. Mohbad while alive did not keep quiet about the alleged bullying and assault by people suspected to be agents of Naira Marley after he parted ways with the Marlian Records label. He sang about it. He mentioned it in different news interviews. Some of the attacks on him were captured on video and posted online. No celebrity spoke out in his support then. But after his death, Nigerian celebrities have suddenly realised that the fastest way to gain followers and views is to make a video cursing the people suspected to have had a hand in his death. Some whose careers are dead or dying want to revive or exhume them using Mohbad’s death as launch pad.
T4T has this to say: If these overnight ‘activists’ celebrities were loud like this in defence of Mohbad when he was allegedly being harassed and bullied, maybe he would not be dead today.
Nigeria Police Are Asleep?
EVERY other day, T4T gets this SMS reproduced verbatim below on his mobile phone: “(APC) Ahmed Bola Tinubu compensate you with #50,000 for voting APC as your party, call Mr Anthony on (09164917500) now to receive your payment.”
Even a primary school kid will know that it is scam as the president of Nigeria or his party are not dashing anybody free money that one ‘Mr Anthony’ is disbursing.
T4T is not the only Nigerian getting this kind of message because it is actually sent out in bulk in an automated manner. That brings us to the question; what is the Cyber Crimes Unit of the Nigeria police doing if by now they have not intercepted this message and set up a sting operation to get this ‘Mr Anthony’?Oh, I forgot. The police will tell you that a victim must come and report before it becomes a crime. Ok o.
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