Headies Organisers, disturbed over Portable threats to harm fellow nominees


Portable, the controversial performer who threatened the lives of fellow nominees, has been chastised by Smooth Productions, the organisers of the prestigious Nigerian music awards, The Headies.

According to the nomination list released by the Headies on Tuesday, the fast-rising artiste is up for Best Street-Hop Artiste and Rookie of the Year awards.

The musician, whose real name is Habeeb Okikiola, turned to Instagram on Wednesday to issue death threats to other artists nominated in the categories in which he was nominated.

“Those are my awards, anybody else who wins I will ask for them to be killed. I will ask them to kill the person. If the organisers give my award to someone else, they will die,” he said in Yoruba. “No go give my award to another person, he go die o”

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