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Why I am still single at 41 – Actress, Ini Edo

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Nollywood actress Ini Obong Edo has disclosed the reason behind her single status at the age of 41, citing the search for genuine love as the primary factor. Speaking on Toke Makinwa’s podcast, the actress emphasized her reluctance to engage in a toxic relationship.

According to Edo, her singleness is attributed to her desire for a sincere and profound love. She clarified that while she encounters love, finding reciprocal and committed love has been elusive. The actress articulated her unwillingness to be in a relationship that lacks a positive and protective energy.

She expressed her perspective, stating, “I am still single because I just want somebody that would really love me. That’s all. I’m not asking for too much. Not like I don’t see love. Loving somebody and being loved are two different things. You can love someone but you are not ready to be committed. Maybe this is why I’m still single: I can’t be in a toxic relationship.”

Edo highlighted the importance of mutual respect in a relationship, stating that she cannot be with a man she does not respect. She emphasized that a lack of respect would lead to disrespect and that she values qualities such as kindness, irrespective of financial status.

The actress was previously married to American-based businessman Philip Ehiagwina, with the marriage lasting five years before concluding in 2013. In 2021, Ini Edo shared the joyous news of welcoming her first child, a daughter, through surrogacy.

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P.Diddy: Sixth woman accuses Sean Combs of drugging, sexually assaulting her

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Former model Crystal McKinney has accused US rapper and business mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2003. McKinney filed a lawsuit against Diddy on Tuesday in federal district court in Manhattan, making her the sixth person to accuse him of sexual assault.

In her lawsuit, McKinney, who was 22 at the time, recounted meeting Diddy during a Men’s Fashion Week event at Cipriani Downtown in New York. She claimed that the rapper invited her to a New York City space where he and several men were drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana. McKinney alleged that she was given a joint that she later believed was laced with a narcotic or other intoxicating substance.

Despite insisting that she had enough, McKinney said Diddy pressured her to continue drinking and smoking and demanded that she follow him to the bathroom. She accused the rapper of forcing himself on her, kissing her, shoving her head down to his crotch, and commanding her to perform oral sex. When she refused, she alleged that Diddy forced her into it.

Diddy first made headlines in November 2023 when Cassie accused him of rape, abuse, and human trafficking during their 10-year relationship. That lawsuit was settled out of court a day after it was filed. Following this, Diddy faced multiple accusations of sexual assault. Joi Dickerson-Neal accused him of drugging and raping her when she was a college student at Syracuse University in 1991. On the same day, another woman accused Diddy and singer-songwriter Aaron Hall of taking turns raping her and a friend over 30 years ago in New York City. In December, a fourth woman accused Diddy, along with Harve Pierre and another individual, of sex trafficking and gang rape when she was 17. Additionally, on February 26, Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones, a former producer and videographer for Diddy, filed a lawsuit alleging that the rapper sexually harassed and drugged him.

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Why you shouldn’t care about what people think of you – Don Jazzy

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Music executive Michael Collins Ajereh, known as Don Jazzy, recently offered fans advice on handling critics. He emphasized not being troubled by criticisms once they achieve their goals, noting that critics are indifferent during their struggles.

Don Jazzy explained that paying attention to critics serves as a distraction.

On his X handle on Saturday, he wrote: “Nobody cares about you when you are struggling and grinding. If you worry about what people think once you make it, then you didn’t learn anything during the come-up and will be back to suffering soon.”

“Worrying about what people think during both your grinding phase and your successful phase is a distraction.”

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I’m on same level as Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido – Rema

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Renowned Nigerian musician Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has suggested that he belongs in the same league as Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy.

Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy are widely recognized as the foremost Nigerian/Afrobeats artists globally and are collectively referred to as the “Big 3.”

Rema is now asserting his position among this elite group. In a recent social media post, the ‘Calm Down’ singer stated that he now considers himself part of this league, stating: “No more Big 3, there’s now a Big 4.”

His statement has sparked mixed reactions, with some agreeing with him while others argue that despite his achievements in streaming and chart performance, he still needs years of consistent success to fully earn that status.

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