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Headies Organizers report singer Portable to police over death threat to co-nominees as they threaten to disqualify him (Video)

Headies Organizers report singer Portable to police over death threat to co-nominees as they threaten to disqualify him  (Video)

The organisers of 2022 Headies Awards have threatened to disqualify fast-rising singer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable for threatening to kill his co-nominees. 

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This comes after the controversial singer made a threat in a viral video that he would kill whoever beats him to the awards if he fails to win.

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Headies Organizers report singer Portable to police over death threat to co-nominees as they threaten to disqualify him  (Video)

 

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In the nomination list unveiled on Tuesday, May 14,  Portable bagged two nominations,  the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste.’ 

 

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Other nominees e in the ‘Rookie of the Year’ category include Av, Fave, Magixx, and Ugocci.

Headies Organizers report singer Portable to police over death threat to co-nominees as they threaten to disqualify him  (Video)

 

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In the second category, he is up against  Bella Shmurda, Mohbad, Naira Marley, and Goya Menor among others.

 

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Shortly after the announcement, the Zazuu’ crooner took to his Instagram page to make a threat to whoever wins the 2022 Headies Award over him.

 

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Headies Organizers report singer Portable to police over death threat to co-nominees as they threaten to disqualify him  (Video)

 

Reacting to the viral video, the award’s organizers in a statement issued on Friday, May 27,   said it might be forced to disqualify the singer if he fails to retract his statement and issue an apology on his Instagram page.

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The organizers also disclosed that they have reported the issue to the police.

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“We have notified the Nigeria police of Mr. Okokiola’s actions to fellow nominees. Also, demand for the immediate retraction of the video as well as a written apology to nominees in both categories and to The Headies has been made.

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Headies Organizers report singer Portable to police over death threat to co-nominees as they threaten to disqualify him  (Video)

 

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“Should Mr. Okikiola fail to meet our demands, we will not only disqualify him from participating in The Headies but also enforce the instrumentality of the law.

 

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“The general public are hereby implored to disregard the video and stop the dissemination of the same in the public space.” The Headies noted.

 

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Watch the controversial video below

 

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