I’m not in jail, Ibinabo assures

TVC E -Ex-beauty queen and actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima has refuted the news about her purported incarceration, telling reporters not to predict the outcome of the court, which is yet to fix a date for judgment on her appeal challenging a five-year prison sentence handed out to her in 2009. A Court of Appeal in Lagos had last week directed the actress to appear in court for judgment in the appeal challenging a five-year prison sentence handed out to her in 2009 for alleged manslaughter. Ibinabo said in a social media post: “Our attention has been drawn to reports in some section of the media that I have been sentenced earlier today. “Let it be on record that the court of appeal has not even set a date for judgment talk less of giving judgment…” According to Fiberesima who expressed gratitude to those who have reached out to her after reading the reports, “we believe...

Fiberesima to know fate on jail appeal soon

TVCE  - President of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima, will appear in court for judgment in the appeal challenging a five-year prison sentence handed out to her by Lagos High Court in 2009, the Appeal court said on Thursday. The ex-beauty queen was sentenced to five- year imprisonment without option of fine by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi for reckless driving which resulted in the death of one Dr. Giwa Suraj on the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos, in 2009. The deceased worked with one of government’s hospitals in the state. At the hearing of the appeal on Thursday, the court presided over by Justice U.I. Ndukwe-Anyanwu, reserved judgment in the case after counsels adopted their written addresses. Justice Ndukwe-Anyanwu directed Fiberesima to appear in court on the date picked for ruling.  She said the judgment date will be communicated to the parties. ...