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NCDC, Dettol react to Funke Akindele’s arrest

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC and Dettol Nigeria, have both reacted after the Lagos state police command this evening arrested actress, Funke Akindele-Bello, for flouting the lockdown order in Lagos state.

Funke and her husband, JJC Skillz had a birthday party at their Amen estate home in Lagos state last night and was attended by quite a number of people which contravenes the social distancing order of the Lagos state government. She was picked up by men of the Lagos state police command this evening while her husband, singer Naira Marley have been asked to come forward for questioning.

Recall that shortly after the Coronavirus pandemic began in Lagos, Funke ran a video campaign sponsored by Dettol. In the video, she emphasised on the need for Nigerians to practice proper hygiene such as washing of their hands and social distancing. Many Nigerians on Twitter bashed her for flouting the social distancing she advised Nigerians about in her campaign ad for Dettol.

Shortly after the news of her arrest broke, Dettol Nigeria on its Twiter page, said as a responsible organization, it does not condone any breach of the guidelines on Covid-19 and are concerned about the turn of events. NCDC on its part said it has not engaged brand ambassdors as part of its response to COVID-19.

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Actress, Beverly Osu recounts her ordeal with SARS officials

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Nollywood actress, Beverly Osu has narrated her ordeal with officials of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

According to the 28-year-old model, she was beaten up and arrested by SARS for no reason. Further adding that she was taken from Ikate to Ojuelegba around 1am and had to be bailed out 2 hours later.

Beverly, who joined the protest at Lekki toll gate also appealed to her non-Nigerian fans and family to lend their voices to the movement against police brutality and extra-judicial killings.

Her post reads,

We want a total Reformation of the Nigerian police force …

I’ve been beaten and arrested by SARS, Taken from IKATE to OJUELEGBA around 1am 🥺
I literally had to be BAILED OUT of prison after being locked up for nothing . 2 hours later #shareyourstory

To My Non – Nigerian fans & family
📍If you claim you love Nigerian Music,
You watch Nigerian Movies ,
You’re dating/married to a Nigerian, you do businesses with Nigerians
Join Us ✊🏿✊🏿
Type #ENDSARSNOW
We did this for #BLM , Do this for us…

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pictured at pricey steakhouse as they celebrate David Foster and Katharine McPhee’s pregnancy news (photos)

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Prince Harry and Meghan enjoyed a double date to celebrate the pregnancy of close friends David Foster, 70, and Katharine McPhee, 36.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were seen chatting with their celebrity guests on Tuesday evening, October 6, at dinner in Montecito, California, during a rare outing after it was announced the pair are expecting their first child together.

It’s the first time the couple have been seen out in Montecito since they had moved into a sprawling $14 million mansion in the Californian town near Santa Barbara.

Photos obtained by DailyMail show the foursome dining at Lucky’s Steakhouse. McPhee and Foster arrived first at Lucky’s at 7:20pm, while Harry and Meghan pulled up 10 minutes later in a chauffeured SUV with security.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pictured at pricey steakhouse as they celebrate David Foster and Katharine McPhee.

News that the 36-year-old actress is pregnant with the 70-year-old record producer’s child was confirmed by People Thursday. It will be Katharine’s first child and David’s sixth.

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”Somebody’s wife”- Khafi tweets amidst rumors she and Gedoni had a private court wedding (photos)

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Reality TV star, Khafi, took to her Twitter handle to let us know she is ”somebody’s wife.”

This comes amidst reports that she and Gedoni had a quiet court wedding two weeks ago.

The couple met during the Big Brother season 4 reality TV show and got engaged in December 2019.

Both Khafi and Gedoni now go about rocking ”wedding bands.”

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