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Just in:Faith Musonda claims she doesn’t own Kingsland City mansion

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In one breath, billionaire journalist Faith Musonda wants the Economic and Financial Crimes Court to cleanse her questionable property yet in another she’s denying ownership of the Kingsland City Mansion.

Musonda claims the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has deliberately failed to tabulate her earnings from her sources of income with a motive to justify its suspicions that her property is tainted.

In this matter, the Anti-graft body wants the Court to forfeit her house in Kingsland City, a farm in Chisamba, business premises, Money in her Bank accounts and farm machinery on reasons that they were illegally obtained.ACC has cited Faith Musonda and her companies Sela Property Investments Limited, Convenant Broadcasting Company ,Life Television Limited as interested parties in the matter.

October 2021, Musonda was granted immunity from prosecution by the ACC after she gave up her luxurious house in New Kasama, some dollars and K65 million which she could not account for.

However, the ACC feels to have been ‘dribbled’ in the bargain as it argues that Musonda did not make a full and frank disclosure of the illegal properties hence the EFCC should grab what she is left with.

The properties that have been seized and earmarked for forfeiture are ; Plot no. LUSAK/LN_24982/3 in Kingsland City, plot no. F/1504/A in Chisamba, plot no. F/378a/11 in Ibex Hill, Bank of Zambia Government bonds issue no.01/2021/BA, Treasury bills issue no.11/2021TBs, Madison Finance Fixed term deposits unit no. 1140446 and assorted jewels.

Others are a Tafe tractor 7515 75HP-unregistered, plough disc BD mounted AF3, Harrow Disc BD GHO-R mounted 16, planter BD PLB-4 mounted row, sprayer Boom Jacto(M) condor M12, Trailer 5TN steel deck and a Toyota Allion registration no.72M.

But in an affidavit in opposition to affidavit in support of originating notice of motion, Musonda said she initiated a transaction for the acquisition of a house in Kingsland City but the transaction was not formalised due to financial constraints.

She said ownership of the property is still in the seller’s name as it was not completed.

“The process to cancel the transaction is indicative of the fact that I failed to fulfill the requirements for completing the purchase. Therefore, the assertion that I purchased the property at US$180, 000 is erroneous and misleading,” Musonda explained.

She claimed the allegations are aimed at inflating the value of her assets in an attempt to cast doubt on the legitimacy of her personal income.

Musonda said her financial standing is in line with her lawful earnings.

The journalist said she does not have properties registered under her friend’s name Chimuka and and businessman Miyanda Milambo.

She said the payments she intended to make for the purchase of property in Kingsland City were to be made in installments.

Musonda wondered how the monies she earned in her 24-years of practice as a journalist could be perceived illegitimate based on superficial investigation.

She said the omission of her sources of income is aimed at justifying the suspicion that the wealth is tainted.


“These include rental proceeds from a property I own in Salama Park and various incomes derived from my professional engagements notable appointments include positions at SABC, Tsogo Sun Group of Hotels (Southern Sun) in Pretoria. I assumed senior management roles on prominent local institutions serving as head of Channel for ZNBC TV 2 and holding a position within the Director Genral’s office at ZDA where I received gratuities and other payments in form of allowances,” Musonda explained.

“As a communications expert with 24 years of experience, I have successfully operated my commercial television production companies from its inception. I acquired government bonds and Treasury bills through an account with the Bank of Zambia (BOZ), utilizing funds obtained from the sale of one of my Properties.”

She said the calculations made by the Commission represents the accrued value of the investments and rather than the initial amount she paid for the Government Bonds and the Treasury Bills.

Musonda charged that assertions regarding her source of wealth are baseless in establishing grounds for forfeiture and lacks merit.

“The attempt to attribute suspicion of proceeds of crime to assets that have been lawfully acquired and are properly accounted for is unjustified. This constitutes a fit and proper case for this Court to conclude that the properties in question were legitimately acquired,” said Musonda.

“The comprehensive evidence provided by the first interested party effectively refutes any suggestion of impropriety or unlawful activity surrounding the acquisition of these assets.”

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‘Why I love Bobrisky’ – Tolani Baj

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Big Brother Naija reality star and disc jockey, Tolani Baj, has expressed her admiration for embattled cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, aka Bobrisky.

She said she loves Bobrisky because he chooses whatever gender he wants to play at any point in time.

The reality star spoke in the teaser of the upcoming episode of the Bahd and Boujee Podcast, co-hosted by her and actress Moet Abebe.

“This is why I love Bobrisky, right? Bobrisky wakes up and plays a character; he, she, baby, whatever pronoun he likes,” she said.

Bobrisky, a self-proclaimed transwoman, admitted to being a man in court on Friday during his sentence for naira abuse and mutilation.

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People Claiming I Am The Father Of Mohbad’s Son Are Trying To Tarnish My Image – Oba Elegushi

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The Elegushi of the Ikate, Elegushi Kingdom, Lagos State, Oba Saheed Elegushi, has denied allegations claiming he is the father of Late Mohbad’s son, Liam Aloba.

Speaking via a statement by his media consultant, Deyemi Saka, the monarch described the rumors as a desperate attempt to tarnish his reputation by dragging him into the paternity dispute of Liam.

reports that following the passing of Mohbad, the paternity of his son has been called into question.

Mohbad’s father, Joseph Aloba, insisted on a paternity test to ascertain if the late singer was indeed the father of his grandson.

Among the reactions to the paternity dispute was the allegation that Oba Elegushi could have fathered Mohbad’s son.

A TikToker by the name Oloriebimusicproduction2, made several posts on his TikTok page, alleging that the monarch might be implicated in the death of the late Mohbad.

It was also claimed that the monarch was leveraging his influence to obstruct justice for the late singer.

Reacting to the allegation, the monarch insisted that they were baseless accusations aimed at soiling him image.

Oba Elegushi also disclosed that a petition has been filed against individuals propagating these allegations.

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South Sudan’s first female pilot Aluel Bol Aluenge has risen to the position of captain with a major American airline company Delta AirLines after working with Ethiopian Airlines and FlyDubai.

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South Sudan’s first female pilot Aluel Bol Aluenge has risen to the position of captain with a major American airline company Delta AirLines after working with Ethiopian Airlines and FlyDubai.

Your hard work and perseverance have paid off. Congratulations to you sister, your brain is taking you far!

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