Iyanya And Manager Wanted By Police Over Opa Williams’ Show

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at 04:00 AM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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«§» 3 January 2013

R&B singer turned Pop act Iyanya Mbuk is allegedly wanted by the Nigerian Police in Port Harcourt, Rivers State after allegedly ’defrauding’ popular show organizer Opa Williams of N1.7m being payment for the singer’s performance at two events.



According to sources Iyanya was paid the said amount to perform at two ‘Nite of a Thousand Laughs‘ events which held in Benin and Port Harcourt. The ‘Kukere‘ singer missed both shows.

The latter which was held last night on New Year’s Day featured a performance from rapper Olamide and was hosted by Bovi. Guests had waited for the singer to step on stage and thrill as the highly publicized show had promised a performance from him. Iyanya never showed up.

Interestingly, Iyanya is believed to have traveled on the same flight (allegedly paid for by the show organizers) with Olamide and Bovi.

Sources told NX the singer shunned Opa Williams’ event, performing instead, at another show in Omuma local government area, also in Port Harcourt which also featured Timaya.

‘We were all disappointed, we waited in vain. As soon as Bovi announced he was not going to show up, everybody started leaving‘, a guest who attended the event held at the open ground of the Hotel Preseidential, PH said.

Just this morning, sources say Policemen from the Nigerian Police at the Mile 3 division invited Iyanya and his manger Ubi-Franklin Ekapong to the Police station over the matter which was reported by the show organizers led by Opa Williams.

The officers could only get Ubi-Franklin to station. ‘Yes I was at the Police Station this morning, we have decided to return all money paid to us, it’s not a problem,‘ Ubi-Franklin said.

Ubi went on to explain what the whole brouhaha was all about:

We were paid to attend and perform at the Benin and Port Harcourt shows but we missed both due to reasons beyond our control. We missed the Benin gig because we were in Ghana as at that time and we arrived pretty late for the PH gig. We however had issues with initial payment from the show organizers also.

micc at 07:40 AM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Na their business o
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christianity at 11:12 AM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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MR POSTER PLS GROW UP.DO I LOOK LIKE ONE LIVING IN BENIN OR P H?WHO EVEN ASKED U?
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Rihannaaa at 11:15 AM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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ezchusa at 11:31 AM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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prettybon at 11:44 AM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Hmmmm!speechless.
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Solidstonez at 01:17 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Solidstonez at 01:17 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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HOPEA23 at 01:53 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: christianity on 11:12 AM,  3/01/2013
MR POSTER PLS GROW UP.DO I LOOK LIKE ONE LIVING IN BENIN OR P H?WHO EVEN ASKED U?
meaning?

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chicco77 at 01:53 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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HOPEA23 at 01:54 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Oyinminijoor at 02:00 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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None of my biz
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lanudja at 02:12 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Na wa... they went 2 d one dat d money is bigger
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Biafranwar at 02:15 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Wetin be my own for there?
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lee22 at 02:41 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: christianity on 11:12 AM,  3/01/2013
MR POSTER PLS GROW UP.DO I LOOK LIKE ONE LIVING IN BENIN OR P H?WHO EVEN ASKED U?
Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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Theswaggerman at 02:48 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Na their cup o rice

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Theswaggerman at 02:49 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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Na their cup of rice

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Solidstonez at 02:52 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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yetlux at 03:24 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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I Dnt normally reply to post but I think if u Dnt have any good thing to contribute just rad and ignore rather than saying abusive words to whoever posted the article. The person is only trying to get us all updated on what is happening around us. #justsaying..... Smiley Smiley
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micc at 03:45 PM, 3/01/2013 (5 years ago)
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