Leadership (Abuja)

15 December 2012

Nigeria: Tiwa Banks Stabbed By Landlord's Son

The news reaching Entertainment Rendezvous has it that one of Nigeria's talented artiste, Tiwa Banks also known as Tiwantiwa was recently stabbed by her landlord's youngest son, Tobi Obadina, a boy who is known for constantly assaulting people in his hood at Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos.

According to a friend of Tiwa's, who spoke exclusively to Entertainment Rendezvous, he narrated the ordeal of the young artistes in the hand of the local bully, who wants to have her at all cost.

'Tobi Obadina had a little ruffle with Tiwa's during the day but came into his apartment at night, broke a bottle on her head and stabbed her.'

He continued, 'He left her in the pool of her own blood before she was eventually rushed to the hospital by neighbours. Tiwa is still on the hospital bed while Tobi Obadina keeps boasting around that he cannot be arrested because he is an ex-officer's son.'

In a recent development however, the upcoming singer, who spoke for the first time since the incident became public knowledge said in a statement. 'I thank God I didn't die. I never expected to end the year like this', Tiwa commented in relation to the unfortunate incident.

Tiwa who is currently receiving medical care at Veta Hospital, Araromi B/Stop, Iyana Ipaja, allegedly got stabbed by Tobi Obadina because she wasn't talking to him.

However, the culprit has been arrested by the police and is currently cooling his heels at the Mosholashi Police Station.

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