Could this be Efe Martin’s 419 template used to catch people?

Efe Martins is alleged to have been part of Hushpuppi’s gang arrested on June 10th.

While the FBI has not come officially charged the Edo Ambassador, a group called ScamWarners may have put this Efe on the map as a scammer to beware.

A vigilant group exposes a Dr Efe Martins exposed as fraud scammer by vigilante group

In exposing him, the group showed the email template used to tempt individuals to fall for his crimes. See the template below. Continue reading

Santan Dave: 5 things we really want to know about this immigrant pastor’s son

Santan Dave beat eleven other talented artists to win the 2019 £25k Mercury Prize for his first official album – Psychodrama.

The Hyundai Mercury Prize is given each year along with a cash prize for Best British album of the last year, to artists whose album deserves an accolade.

Dave, 21, has long been perfecting his lyrical craft since at least 2015 following years of family and psychological drama.

It is these commotions reflected poetically in the winning album and many of his other musics that has given Dave the recognition.

Since there is more talent to come from Dave, let’s get acquainted with five facts.

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How UK immigration broke up Santan Dave’s family apart, deporting dad back to Nigeria

Santan Dave’s dad was deported to Nigeria despite having three children born in the UK.

Juliet Doris and her three boys

In a cypher lyrics Blackbox TV, Dave aka David Orobosa Omoregie coded-ly revealed this about his family; “I never came from a broken home, the system came and broke my home”.

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UK’s Annual 8th Edo Festival to hold this November 2019

Calling all Edos to one of the best festivals in diaspora – The Edo Festival and Awards of 2019.

Following its successful run for the last 7 consecutive years, the festival is back to celebrate all things Edo with entertainment events and entertainment to include cultural dance, live band, fashion show, exhibition, comedy and much more.

Hosted by JJ Barry and friends, the event which has previously seen the likes of Benin Great musician Akobe, Dion Osagie and many more famous faces is sure to be an evening to remember.

See Edo Festival date and how to get tickets

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Our 21st Gen Wizkid has arrived: 5 facts about #heisrema Rhema

Dumebi Dumebi kpalanga….
Eh Dumebi
Dumebi don go carry belle
Eh Dumebi
Le Kwa na  mi si, see Omoye
Come see Omoye, O baby oyoyo

If you know this song, then you may already know the young upcoming artist behind it – REMA aka Divine Ikubor.

Rema is not only gaining popularity in Nigeria’s mainstream music but also venturing into the USA thanks to ex-President Barrack Obama, who recently revealed Rema among his summer 2019 playlist with the track ‘Iron Man’.

Whilst Iron Man increased his popularity, ‘Dumebi’ is the track that has grabbed more people’s attention most likely because it vibes to both the young, the old, the intercontinental, cross-generational, you name it.

The track, the singer and his other music echoes the star-power path of Wizkid. Before he becomes our next mega superstar lets learn 5 clues about him Continue reading

The YaSS and Why Now styles at Susu and Banky’s #BAAD 2017

Dubbed the unmissable wedding of 2017, Adesua and Banky’s traditional Nigerian wedding saw celebrities and guests descend in numbers to the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, showcasing their personalities through individual styles, make-up and overall look.

The ceremony’s official colours were maroon-velvet for men and pink for ladies.

Among the star studded men, Ebuka, Noble Igwe and Iceberg Slim made their mark, enhancing the simplicity of their attire with embellishments, while the women – Juliet Ibrahim, Stephanie Coker and Linda – stunned in simple yet exciting designs that embraced the beauty of the petal-adorned material.

MasterKraft, Toyin Abraham and Lilian Esoro among others adored by thousands of fans baffled in odd under-prepared and over-designed outfits that begged the question – why now?

‘Why Now?’ styles

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Edo meets Yoruba: Adesua x Banky W #BAAD2017

In a 2016 snapchat, Banky W once said: “if or when I do get married, no way, I am doing that huge Lagos wedding”, and in a recently surfaced video, Susu had the same opinion.

2 heavily publicised introduction, 2 bridal parties and 2 bachelors’ gathering later, Bankole Wellington and Adesua Etomi’s traditional wedding commenced at the LandMark Event Center, Lagos, in front of adoring families, guests, celebrities and millions of fans worldwide.

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Diasporan turned Edo Governor aspiriant, Dion Osagie arrives in UK for upcoming tour

Popularly known for exposing the real state of poor people in Benin City, Edo State and helping them, Dion Osagie has landed in London to promote his work.

Dion, a 2019 Governor aspirant has gained thousands of adoring fans worldwide captivated by his work often shown on Continue reading

Heartbroken! 16 month old boy dies in Benin city weeks before ₦2 million treatment

Amb Dion Osagie has been featuring a lady and her ill son for sometime.

Last night he delivered the sad news that the boy has died – a video of the corpse was also released.

16 month old boy lies in state in hospital, Benin City, Edo State

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‘Etisalat director shot dead, his son also shot but wife survived in Siluko Road, Benin City’ FB user recounts

Warning! Warning! Horrific pictures of the dead outside after the cut.

An FB user Sochima thought he was having a bad day until he witnessed a director shot dead as he drove with his wife and kid along Siluko road, Benin City.

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The talked about Igbinedion wedding Banky W was invited to. Videos + Pictures

Banky W posted an instagram photo/video letting us know that he had just atended his first wedding since his highly-successful movie – The Wedding Party.

He was talking about the grand wedding of no other than the Esama of Benin, Chief Igbinedion’s granddaughter – Ewemade Igbinedion.

First Wedding Party since the @weddingpartymovie.. congrats #GMADE2017 #weddingguest #YorubaAngels

A video posted by Banky W. (@bankywellington) on

Ewemade, 25, who only recently completed the traditional wedding and customs according to the Benin Kingdom, came out in grand style in Lagos for her white wedding to Continue reading

Edo State 2017 budget estimates: key allocations and the imaginary promises

Many governors have come and gone with empty promises to make Edo State – at least Benin City – a great place to be, yet the area has been left in worse condition than before under some leaderships.

We had another newly elected governor in November 2016 – APC’s Godwin Obaseki – who presented his faithful ‘Budget of Consolidation and Prosperity’ to all Edo people.

Here are the key budget and promises made by the Governor on the 20th December 2016:

The Budget:

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UPDATE: Hallmark HAS NOT re-opened

Contrary to a previous post – an example of copying false information from some media sites 🙇– Hallmark in Benin City, Edo State has not re-opened.

Read: Wow! Some units of Benin City’s Hallmark is REOPENS 2 days after fire

The building was supposedly badly burnt that police and security are guarding the place to prevent people going any closer.

See current state in the latest video below (filmed 14.12.2016):

Another day closer to christmas, another bad news: Fire at Benin City’s HALLMARK

We just thank God no lives were lost, but sorry o Phil Hallmark, can this business ever be revived again?😪☹

Goods worth billions of Naira have been lost in a fire at Benin city’s biggest shopping centre – Hallmark.

The building had only just being renovated earlier this year and while there is speculation that someone may have started the fire, it is most likely due to Continue reading

My heart! 53+ people dead along Benin-Agbor-Onitsha in Edo State

Prayers for the 53 people killed and 5 seriously injured in a crash on Thursday at Abudu.

According to The Nation, the accident was caused due to a brake failure from the tanker which led to explosion involving 8 vehicles and a motorcycle.


 
This road is deadly, one news of death to the other.

On our way back from Anambra for a wedding sometime in 2010, Continue reading