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Tagbo was in ‘Drunken State’, I Never Lied… Here are Seven Key Points of Davido’s Statement

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Here are seven key points of the statement released by Davido on Thursday through his lawyers, Norrison Quakers regarding the shocking death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike.

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David Adeleke a.k.a Davido, had released a CCTV footage and an official statement, dissociating himself from the death of his close pal, Tagbo Umeike.
The Nigerian music star, through his legal adviser, Norrison Quakers (SAN), said he was never arrested by the police, rather he made himself available for questioning, and also denied that Tagbo entered his car on the night of his death.
Here are seven key points of the statement as summarized by TheCable.
1. DAVIDO ‘WAS NEVER ARRESTED’
“First of all we wish to state that our client was never arrested but rather made himself available to assist the police in its investigation and after a satisfactory explanation, he was allowed to go.
“It is imperative to the state that the evidence and footage available to the police discloses the chain of events leading to the discovery of the remains of Mr. Tagbo Umeike do not in any way incriminate our client, but rather absolves him of any criminal culpability; a fact that the police is aware of.”
2. DAVIDO ‘DID NOT ASK ANYONE TO DUMP TAGBO’S BODY’
“For the records, we wish to state that our client has not been found culpable for the death of Mr. Tagbo Umeike, and this was earlier communicated by the police in a closed meeting involving the acting commissioner of police, Lagos. Davido, the family of the deceased and one Caroline Danjuma who claims to be girlfriend of the deceased.
“Our client was also not involved in the untimely death of the deceased, nor did he give any instructions to anyone to ‘dump’ the corpse of Mr. Tagbo Umeike anywhere.”
3. TAGBO WAS IN A ‘DRUNKEN STATE’
“Further, and as a matter of fact, we wish to state that the deceased did not step a foot, even for a second, in any of our client’s vehicles on the evening of the sad events.
“The facts that can be distilled from the CCTV footage obtained from “Shisha Room” are that on or about 12:23am in the early hours of Tuesday the 3rd of October, 2017 our client got ready to leave the premises of the “Shisha Room”, where he had gone to earlier in the company of some of his friends to celebrate the birthday of one Clarks Adeleke. Again, we reiterate our client arrived at the Shisha Room in his vehicle with his friends and the deceased arrived at about one hour later in his own vehicle.
“The CCTV footage obtained from the ‘Shisha Room’ captured our client and some others, including the deceased all standing close to our client’s vehicle as he prepared to leave after drinks and celebrations.
“The deceased is seen in that footage to be in a very drunken and intoxicated state as he was staggering and falling on the people around him. Our client tried to convince the deceased person to get into his vehicle in his drunken state so as to take him home safely, but this overture on our client’s part was declined by the deceased.
“The CCTV footage further revealed that our client drove out of the premises of ‘Shisha Room’, while the deceased went back into the ‘Shisha Room’ in the company of most of the people who were all at the car park at the time of our client’s departure.”
4. DAVIDO ‘LEARNED ABOUT TAGBO’S DEATH AT CLUB DNA’
“After departing from the ‘Shisha Room’ our client honored an invitation to a bar at Oniru Beach and subsequently went to DNA Night Club. Regrettably, while in DNA Night Club, with some friends, he received the tragic news of the death of the deceased.”
 
5. DAVIDO ‘NEVER SAW HIM AGAIN’ AFTER LEAVING SHISHA ROOM
“We wish to state unequivocally on behalf of our client, that he was not present at the time of the death of the deceased, neither did he give anyone directives or instructions to take the remains of the deceased to the general hospital or to the morgue.
“Our client had no knowledge of the deceased’s movement after he last saw him at the ‘Shisha Room’. Rather, it was friends of the deceased {who out of concern for the deceased} and without our client’s police details escorted the deceased’s car in our client’s Hilux Pilot truck. This they did, because they knew the deceased to be their Boss’ friend and were merely helping a fellow human being who was in need of help.”
6. DAVIDO ‘HAS NOT LIED ABOUT WHAT HE KNOWS’
“Our client maintains that he has not in any way lied about what he knows about the unfortunate incident, neither has his statement to the police been incoherent as unfortunately been presented in the media. Others involved have consistently maintained in their respective statements that our client did not instruct them to take the remains of the deceased to the hospital, nor did the deceased enter our client’s vehicle at any point that evening, nor does he have a hand in the death or transport of the remains of the deceased.”
7. SHOWS SUSPENDED TILL FURTHER NOTICE
“Our client in honor of the memory of his departed friends, has suspended his next few shows and musical engagements. We commiserate with the families of the deceased and pray that God will comfort them at a time like this.”
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”The Whole Government Should Step Down” – Burna Boy Reacts To Shooting Of Peaceful Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

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”The Whole Government Should Step Down” – Burna Boy Reacts To Shooting Of Peaceful Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate
”It will get worse but Please LET US NEVER BACK DOWN” – Burna Boy writes as he declares his love for Young Nigerians.

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Popular Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has reacted to the shooting of peaceful #EndSARS demonstrators at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday.

Many were left injured while some dead after men dressed in military gear shot sporadically at them.

Taking to Twitter, Burna Boy wrote;

“These are the most serious times of our Lives. And Some people want to play games with me. May GOD help me and you to not lose focus.

“They removed the cctv cameras, turned off the lights and They are killing people and taking their body’s. The whole Government should step down!! I’m in so much pain.

“Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials – Petitions! We Need 100k signatures from UK Citizens for this to be tabled by parliament. Please Help is make our Killers pay.

“May the heavens open and celebrate all Martyrs and Fallen Heroes who Died today and all who have died for this Movement from the beginning . You are our Heroes and we will not let your death be in vain

“I am in London and Im doing my best to make sure sanctions are imposed against Nigerian Government Officials. I need all citizens of all European countries ,America , Asia EVERYWHERE to please Do the Same. THEY MUST ALL PAY!!”

Read Also: Burna boy calls for “institutional reform” in Nigeria, solicits for better salaries for police officers

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#EndSARS: “I Am Heartbroken To See Senseless Brutality Taking Place In Nigeria” – Beyoncé

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#EndSARS: “I Am Heartbroken To See The Senseless Brutality Taking Place In Nigeria” - Beyoncé
Beyonce

Beyonce

American singer, Beyoncé has joined the growing list of celebrities agitating for an end to police brutality in Nigeria.

This comes after the unfortunate shooting of unarmed demonstrators at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos by security agents on Tuesday.

Information Nigeria recalls Tiwa Savage had called on the music icon to lend her voice to the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria.

Beyoncé released a statement via Instagram on Wednesday in which she said that she is heartbroken about the current state of Nigeria.

In her words;

“I am heartbroken to see the senseless brutality taking place in Nigeria.

There has to be an end to SARS.

We have been working on partnerships with youth organizations to support those protesting for change. We are collaborating with coalitions to provide emergency healthcare, food and shelter.

To our Nigerian sisters and brothers, we stand with you.

Please visit Beyonce.com for a list of organizations to show your support.”

Read Also: “You cannot be quiet” – Tiwa Savage calls out Beyonce to Join the #EndSARS movement(Video)

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Actress Eniola Badmus Debunks Reports That She Was Shot During Lekki Tollgate Massacre

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Actress Eniola Badmus Debunks Reports That She Was Shot During Lekki Tollgate Gun Attack
Eniola Badmus

Eniola Badmus

Popular Nigerian actress, Eniola Badmus has refuted claims that she was shot during the violent attack on #EndSARS protesters at Lekki, Lagos on Tuesday.

Sharing a photo of herself, the movie star wrote;

“Against all speculations about me being shot or dead at the unspeakable incident that happened at the toll gate few hours ago, I would like to inform you guys that I Eniola Badmus is hale and hearty. Infact, I couldn’t make it there today to lend my voice on the #endsars movement.

But in truth, I am broken and scattered to see what my country has become. We are tired and it’s becoming one time too many, how is it wrong to demand for our right/ expectations and be killed at it. How?

We wont forget this day – 20.10.2020 in a long time.

May the souls of the fallen heros Rest In Peace!”

It didn’t end there as she also had an Instagram live session where she expressed her gratitude to people for checking up on her as she reaffirmed that she is hale and hearty.

Read Also: Eniola Badmus Celebrates 43rd Birthday With Stunning Photos

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