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Yul Edochie Urges Nigerians To Embrace Tradition and Stop Burning Shrines

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In a recent Instagram post, Nollywood actor Yul Edochie delivered a poignant message urging Nigerians to reconsider the practice of burning shrines and embracing their traditional beliefs. He emphasized that not all deities are evil and cautioned against blindly following the narrative that demonizes indigenous practices.

Edochie’s call to action stems from a deeper reflection on the cultural heritage of Nigeria and the impact of colonialism on traditional beliefs. He highlighted the role of colonial powers in convincing Nigerians to abandon their indigenous practices in favor of Western ideologies, making the process of colonization smoother.

The actor emphasized the need for Nigerians to reclaim their cultural identity and traditions, advocating for a reconnection with the ancestral beliefs that have been passed down through generations. He emphasized that many deities acknowledge the existence of the Almighty, suggesting that there is room for coexistence between traditional beliefs and monotheistic faiths.

Furthermore, Edochie warned against the consequences of destroying shrines, noting that such actions could invite perpetual trouble. His message serves as a reminder of the importance of respecting diverse religious beliefs and practices within Nigerian society.

It’s worth noting that Yul Edochie’s advocacy for embracing tradition comes amidst his personal journey of faith. In January, he announced his commitment to God’s calling by launching a Christian program on YouTube called True Salvation Ministry. This initiative reflects his multifaceted approach to spirituality, acknowledging the significance of both traditional beliefs and monotheistic faiths in his life.

Yul Edochie’s message resonates as a call for cultural preservation and religious tolerance. As Nigeria grapples with socio-political challenges and cultural shifts, his words serve as a reminder of the importance of honoring diverse perspectives and reclaiming the richness of indigenous traditions. It is a plea for unity, understanding, and a reawakening of cultural pride among Nigerians.

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Bobrisky sentenced to 6 months in prison for naira abuse, no fine option

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The socialite, Idris Okuneye, widely known as Bobrisky, has been sentenced to six months in jail without the option of a fine by Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos. This comes after Bobrisky was recently arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly mutilating the naira. Bobrisky's arrest stemmed from accusations of spraying naira notes, prompting the EFCC to launch an investigation. Upon being summoned by the Commission, Bobrisky appeared at the Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC for questioning and provided her statements. Subsequently, the EFCC filed two counts of money laundering charges against Bobrisky, but the court dismissed these charges. The verdict has sparked mixed reactions among Nigerians, with some deeming the sentence too severe for the act of spraying naira notes. One individual expressed the sentiment that Bobrisky was unfairly targeted, while another emphasized that many individuals engage in similar behavior at events without facing such repercussions.

The socialite, Idris Okuneye, widely known as Bobrisky, has been sentenced to six months in jail without the option of a fine by Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos. This comes after Bobrisky was recently arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly mutilating the naira.

Bobrisky’s arrest stemmed from accusations of spraying naira notes, prompting the EFCC to launch an investigation. Upon being summoned by the Commission, Bobrisky appeared at the Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC for questioning and provided her statements.

Subsequently, the EFCC filed two counts of money laundering charges against Bobrisky, but the court dismissed these charges.

The verdict has sparked mixed reactions among Nigerians, with some deeming the sentence too severe for the act of spraying naira notes. One individual expressed the sentiment that Bobrisky was unfairly targeted, while another emphasized that many individuals engage in similar behavior at events without facing such repercussions.

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Who advised you to plead guilty – Aisha Yesufu queries Bobrisky

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Who advised you to plead guilty – Aisha Yesufu queries Bobrisky

Aisha Yesufu, a popular social activist has blamed popular crossdresser, Bobrisky for pleading guilty to the count of naira mutilation.

On Friday, Justice Abimbola Awogboro handed down a six-month sentence without the option of a fine.

The controversial celebrity has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, since his arrest last week.

EFCC had arrested and prosecuted Bobrisky for naira mutilation.

Bobrisky had, earlier on April 5, pleaded guilty to a four-count charge of naira abuse brought against him by the anti-graft agency.

“Who advised him to plead guilty?” Aisha queries in a write up on X.

“How does spraying of money equate to mutilating money? If it is and a crime why is it selectively used?

‘Yes, I would have. Worse case scenario I would ask him to plead “No Contest.” Anything else Oga lawyer?

“If spraying money is mutilation, what is politicians throwing money at people?

“Mutilation and spraying money how are they the same? Did Bobrisky pick a scissors and started shredding the NAIRA?

“We just have a jungle where anything goes because some people’s morality is offended.

“If Bobrisky has crimes he has committed, prosecute him on those and not these selective prosecution.”

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Eniola Ajao reacts to Bobrisky’s jail sentence

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Eniola Ajao reacts to Bobrisky's jail sentence

Nollywood actress and filmmaker Eniola Ajao who sparked controversy after awarding Bobrisky ‘Best Dressed Female’ at the premiere of her movie, ‘Ajakaju’ last month, has reacted to the crossdresser’s jail sentence.

Reacting, Ajao said Bobrisky shouldn’t be going through his current ordeal.

She noted that Bobrisky has been very supportive.

On her Instagram story, she wrote: “My thoughts and prayers are with Bobrisky. He has been very supportive. He should not be going through any issue as a result of the movie.

“Maybe I should not title the sequel of #ajakajuthemovie, @ajakajumovie Ajakaju.

The gbas-gbos since the premiere and the cinema runs started are on another level; it is another Nollywood story on its own.

“I pray Bobrisky (Mummy of Lagos) gets home safely. Please EFCC, help us. We have learned our lessons; we will do better and stop spraying money. We will only do transfers.”

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