Self-acclaimed investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo recently caused a buzz on social media, after she revealed that there was a kidnapping attempt on popular Afrobeats singer, Tiwa Savage, on Thursday, April 13.
She alleged that a newly hired domestic worker at Tiwa Savage’s home conspired with other criminals to kidnap the singer, and they had been trailing her for a while.
Fortunately, their scheme was thwarted by the police and they have been arrested and handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department at Alagbon Police Station in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Kemi wrote on her Instagram page,
“Earlier today Thursday April 13th 2023, an attempt was made to KIDNAP Tiwa Savage in Lagos.
A new domestic staff specifically a driver was passing information to his co-conspirators who have been trailing her as she left home for days.
The guys have all been arrested with the help of vigilante-style private security and they were handed to police at CID Alagbon in Ikoyi.
Celebrities be very careful and wary of your domestic staff at all times. Nigeria is very very dangerous these days. Don’t post your children online or your home etc. Just post your WORK. Tiwa is OK and in seclusion. I haven’t spoken with her and police will brief the media soon.”
Confirming the report, Tiwa Savage stated that her residence was indeed attacked by burglars, and the suspects have been picked up for questioning at the Alagbo Police Station, Ikoyi.
She also used the opportunity to thank fans, and colleagues among others who tried to check on her.
A statement signed by her management reads;
“Following recent reports online, we can confirm that on Thursday 13th April 2023, that there was a major security breach at the recent of musician Tiwa Savage.
A number of suspects were caught and are currently being held under investigation at Alagbon Police Station, Ikoyi.
Ms Savage and family are all safe”.