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U.S. Promoter who allegedly hired Dammy Krane’s services was previously arrested for alleged theft & fraud crimes

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(UPDATE: Exclusive: Read Dammy Krane and U.S. Promoter Ebuka’s Criminal Complaint/Arrest Affidavit for Alleged Theft & Fraud Crimes ) U.S. Promoter, Chukwuebuka Gabriel Ilonchowu (“Ebuka”), who allegedly hired Dammy Krane and is an alleged co-conspirator in the grand theft crime against Dammy Krane has a prior rap sheet/criminal history. Court records reveal he was arrested on or about late April and released …

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Dammy Krane U.S. arrest case update: Singer to appear in Miami Court on Tuesday for Nebbia Hearing

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UPDATE: Exclusive: Read Dammy Krane and U.S. Promoter Ebuka’s Criminal Complaint/Arrest Affidavit for Grand Theft, Credit Card & Identity Fraud for the real facts alleged by the police. The case of Nigerian pop star and singer Dammy Krane who was recently arrested for grand theft, credit card, and identity fraud, while visiting the U.S., has held the country and its diaspora citizens …

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Dammy Krane U.S. Arrest: Family Issues Official Press Statement

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Nigerian pop star Dammy Krane who is currently in police custody in Miami, Florida, as a result of grand theft, credit card, and identity fraud charges, among other things, is now having his support system come forward. Specifically, his family has issued a statement defending him and shedding more light into the arrest. In addition, the popular Nigerian newspaper, Punch, …

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Breaking news: Nigerian Pop star Dammy Krane arrested in the U.S. for grand theft, credit card and identity fraud

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Nigerian pop star Oyindamola Emmanuel Johnson-Hunga aka Dammy Krane, formerly signed with music icon 2Face Idibia’s record company Hypertek Digital, has been arrested in Miami, Florida for grand theft, credit card, and identity fraud charges and is being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. The breaking news went viral a few hours ago. Dammy Krane really gained notoriety …

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D’Banj welcomes new baby with wife, Daniel Oyebanjo III!

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Congratulations to Nigerian/African pop star D’Banj who is a proud new daddy. A few days ago, D’Banj and his wife (he married last year) welcomed a new baby boy named Daniel Oyebanjo III. The proud father took to social media to share pictures and to accept congratulatory messages from fans and industry vets alike. Given D’Banj’s personal and career trajectory …

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Davido questions how #OneAfricaMusicFest’s Paul Okoye can own several luxury cars but live in an old apartment

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Nigerian pop star David Adeleke aka Davido wants to know how so called multi-millionaire Paul Okoye, the producer of OneAfricaMusic Festival can own several luxury cars but live in an old apartment building. Luxury cars tend to be one of the riskiest investments and depreciate in value over a short span of time. Even if they didn’t, Nigerian roads can and …

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U.S. based model Nneoma Anosike sues Nigerian Bank for N 97Millon for alleged unlawful use of her image #FashionLaw

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A very common practice in the Nigerian diaspora community and in Nigeria is the use of fashion model images for commercial exploitation without consent. These photos are often used to advertise parties, products, and services. Nneoma Anosike is a U.S. based Nigerian fashion model who rose to fame after winning the Elite Nigeria 2013 model competition. Anosike’s image has been …

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Pia Mia song theft issue: Phyno angry at Pulse Nigeria for suggesting he stole ‘I’m a Fan’

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Pulse Nigeria, a competitor to TheNet.ng, took it upon himself to negate TheNet.ng’s allegations, a few days ago, that American Singer Pia Mia stole Nigerian rapper Phyno’s song. In fact, they wrote and seem to suggest Phyno was the one who stole the song from the original producer of the song, an American. Upon reading this claim, Phyno got angry …