After Mr 2kay was beating up in Eko Suite hotel, Police investigation revealed that the singer was beaten up by men hired by Burnaboy.
The acting Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal yesterday said that from investigations carried out and confessions from some of the suspects arrested revealed that Burna Boy contracted UNILAG students to beat 2Kay mercilessly.
Abiye aka Mr 2kay was attacked by four armed men, Balogun Ademola, 23, Obinna Igwe, 20 and Omotore Tunmise, 27-years-old an artisan, inside his room 847 at Eko Hotels, Victoria Island on October 22. The singer, who was beaten blue, black and purple was tied up by the armed men. According to reports he lost his Audemais Piquet (AP), automatic gold wristwatch worth $25,000, gold jewellery at N1.5million, mobile phones, a pair of Adidas shoes, cash and perfumes to the thieves.
“The gang confessed that Burna Boy, through his road manager, Joel Kantiock, paid them to rob Abiye, according to them, to teach the victim a lesson. Kantiock confessed that his boss Ogiulu instructed him to look for armed men that can rob Abiye to teach him a lesson.
He mobilised the gang with an initial cash sum of N50,000 and a subsequent N50,000 when the job was completed.”
Kantiock when interrogated however, denied knowing any of the suspects. But the gang leader, Omotore, said Kantiock invited him to deal with Mr. 2Kay on the orders of Burnaboy.
Tunmise Omotore said,
“Kantiock called me on the telephone and said Mr. 2Kay had to be beaten up. He said Mr. 2Kay had issues with Burna Boy. On getting to the hotel, he gave me the room number where Mr. 2Kay was.
He led me and three others, including one Sunny, to the elevator and told a security man to open the elevator for us. We posed as room service officials, entered his room and beat him up. We tied him up and collected his phones, a wristwatch and some other things. I was paid N50,000.”\
According to Igwe who said words pointing to kantiock
“Omotore contacted me. He said Burna Boy told his road manager that he was having a misunderstanding with Mr. 2Kay.”
Already the UNILAG student and Burna-boy’s manger, Joel Kantiock has been arrested for beating up Mr 2Kay in Eko suite hotel. Mr 2kay who said he will charge the hotel a N500 million law suit has not said anything on the case.
Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election – (Video)
Governorship election rerun going on in some polling units in Kano state has been invaded by armed thugs, voters are being sent on their heels.
Video making its way on the internet shows Nigerians at Minjibir polling units running away from a point of attack by thugs.
The news coming out of Kano is disheartening. We are hearing of armed thugs attacking voters and disrupting the polls This video is out of Minjibir where voting was allegedly disrupted by armed thugs #NigeriaDecides2019 @inecnigeria @MBuhari @thecableng @PremiumTimesng pic.twitter.com/gaCPrm9H7b
— Kadaria Ahmed (@KadariaAhmed) March 23, 2019
The images below is from a tweet by a user, @_olayinka with the caption,
@APCNigeria thugs attacked @OfficialPDPNig agents and invaded the entire Polling Units in Kibiya LG.#KanoDecides2019 #KanoRerun.
AIT owner, Raymond Dokpesi, arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport
The owner of African Independent Television (AIT), Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport for reasons unrevealed.
The news is coming from the verified Twitter account of the television network, they wrote.
“Breaking: Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport on return from medical treatment /operation at the American Hospital Dubai. Reasons have not been given yet for the arrest”.
Following the news, Chief Raymond has been released, according to the update from AIT.
UPDATE: Media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi, has been released after over an hour of detention at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday afternoon.”
Let’s talk about Raymond Dokpesi.
According to online sources, Dokpesi is Nigerian media businessman born in 1951 in Ibadan, Nigeria. His parents are from Agenebode, Edo state in a family including six sisters siblings. He entered the Nigerian mass media industry with his company DAAR Communications and set-up the Nigerian TV network Africa Independent Television (AIT).
Raymond Dokpesi was the organising committee chairman of the People’s Democratic Party national conference in 2015.
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