A former presenter with Naija FM and emerging actor, Titus Badejo, popularly known as Eja Nla, has been killed by unknown gunmen in Ibadan, Oyo State.
It was gathered from a competent source that the murder was carried out in front of 407 Club, Oluyole Estate, beside Bovas Filling Station, at about 11:30 pm.
According to the source, Badejo, who had been at the club since about 9pm, was leaving with some friends when two masked men riding on a motorcycle suddenly approached him and others, barking at them to lay flat.
It was after this they reportedly pumped bullets into Badejo before leaving without taking anything.
Badejo had celebrated his birthday about a week ago, during which he also held a programme in Ogbomoso, being an indigene of the town.
The programme, tagged ‘Made in Ogbomoso,’ by Eja Nla Entertainment, was used to elaborately celebrate what was said to be his 40th birthday.
He was also said to be actor, and was seen on a location with the popular actor, Femi Adebayo and others in a video he posted on a platform with his friends.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the story, saying that “comprehensive investigations were in top gear to unravel circumstances surrounding the incident and apprehend the assailants.”