Charly Boy heads to Buddha temple

// News | Top Stories | Charly Boy heads to Buddha temple
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
Lady D and Charles Emeka Oputa

Controversial musician and self acclaimed Area Fada of the music industry, Charles Emeka Oputa a.k.a. Charly may yet be courting another controversy, as he prepares to visit the Indian temple of Buddha.

The planned visit by the Oguta, Imo state-born son of a retired supreme court judge, is coming at a period when his American sisters and brothers’ in-law are coming to spend the Christmas holiday in Nigeria.

Is he, is running away from responsibilities this writer wondered out loud?

“No. The arrangement has been in place for a while now and as a matter of fact, I have the blessing of my wife and children to travel to India and actualise this dream” he posited.

The development may however come as a rude shock to many followers of the former punk because of his long time association with Bolaji Rosiji, head of the Hare Krishna sect in Nigeria.

“It’s true I was associated with Bolaji Rosiji and his Hare Krishna sect, but I never belong there. I have always been a Buddhist and I’m proud to be one” he told Showtime.

He confirmed to us that “I will be leaving Nigeria at the end of next week and I hope to spend some few weeks at the temple before I move onto other countries.

I’m taking a well-deserved rest from the hustle and bustle of Nigeria. My broda e don tay man dey jungle and its time to move out of the woods” he disclosed.

The former president of PMAN had earlier disclosed the reason why he relocated from Lagos to Abuja identifying frustration as his bane.

“It didn’t make sense any more staying in a place where you are not appreciated. I had to move on.  And in the fours years or so that I have spent here, I have achieved all that I couldn’t in the twenty years I spent in Lagos.

Abuja is place where things happen and whatever I’m today has been made possible by people who decided to identify with what I believed in.”

Tagged : Marble Manyati, Edo State Police, Gay Bishops, Church Of England, Lagos Police inspector arrested, Smart Osadolor

Headlines Newsview all

Nigerian President-Elect, Muhammadu Buhari Hails His Victory As A Vote For Change Video

The winner of Nigeria's presidential poll, Muhammadu Buhari, has hailed his victory as a vote for change and proof the nation has embraced democracy. Mr Buhari ... Full story

Wind Of Change Can Blow You Out If You Don't Do Well - Seun Kuti To Buhari

Late Fela Anikulapo’s son, Seun Kuti took to twitter this morning to commend the youths for voting for change, and also warned the newly elected ... Full story

Baby With Elephant Trunk Worshipped As God

A baby girl born with an “elephant trunk” is being worshipped as a Hindu god in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, in northern India.The ... Full story

Olusegun Obasanjo Cheer Buhari, Assign Him On Reunion

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo who has publicly shown his support for Major-General Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the elections, has congratulated him over his victory. In a ... Full story

I Kept My Word On Violent Free Elections - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has told his supporters and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rather celebrate and not mourn because he has kept his word ... Full story

Goodluck Jonathan Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on his victory in the Saturday’s presidential election. A top ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari Wins Nigeria's 2015 Presidential Election

Election commission declares victory for former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. Nigeria's election commission has declared Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the country's ... Full story

Analyst Project Muhammadu Buhari As President-Elect With 95% Polling Units Collated

Political Analyst project Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of last weekend’s presidential election based on collated poll results from ... Full story

PDP Wins Presidential Elections In Rivers State

Prof. John is RO of Rivers state LGAs: 23 NO of POLITICAL PARTIES: 14 REG. VOTERS: 2,324,300 ACCR VOTERS: 1,643,409 AA: 1066 AD: 1104 ACPN:525 ADC:1031 APA:513 APC:69,238 CPP:577 HOPE:542 KOWA:2274 NCP:565 PDP:1,487,075 PPN:492 UDP:303 UPP:156   ... Full story

INEC Announcement On 2015 Nigeria Presidential Elections

(9:00am) - Good morning, we are sure you had a good night. As we patiently await the release of the remaining results of the presidential elections, ... Full story

PDP Supporters Rig Elections In Akwa Ibom

A shocking video obtained by Premium Times at Polling Units 009, 010 and 011 at Oniong West Ward 1, Onna Local Government Area of Akwa ... Full story

Comment on: Charly Boy heads to Buddha temple

Rate this article

0

Breaking News

CONGRATULATION GEN. BUHARI MUHAMMADU, NIGERIANS AWAITS CHANGE!

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders ...

We Will Miss Our First Lady...Emma Nyra

Triple MG first lady, Emma Nyra has congratulated Nigerians for a peaceful conduct for the attainment of another democratic era in 2015. Emma who joins the ...

Internet better in promoting songs than marketers--Artiste

An artiste, Mr Aginam Benjamin, says the use of the internet to promote songs is better than using marketers. Benjamin told the News Agency of Nigeria ...

Davido’S Uncle Wins Senatorial Seat In Osun State

A super wealthy family Indeed. Former governor of Osun State, Isiaka Adeleke has won the Osun West senatorial district, reports National Mirror. Adeleke, who is also ...

2face Praises GMB, GEJ and Jega Over Election Success

As the chairman of the Independent National Electorial Commission (INEC) finally announced the winner of the 2015 Presidential elections, many encomiums have continued to come ...

Omoni Oboli Congratulates Nigerians After Supporting GEJ

How many Nigerian celebrities would like to be Mrs Elliot? Well, it seems the tone of Nolllywood actors who supported the President Jonathan led administration ...

Jonathan Paved Way For Transparent Democracy—Charles Novia

Nollywood producer and social commentator, Charles Novia, has hailed President Goodluck Jonathan for strengthening democracy in the country. The controversial showbiz personality said he never regretted ...

We Will Miss GEJ’s Gentle Attitude...Okey Bakassi

Many Nollywood actors have began accepting their fate on the outcome of the 2015 Presidential election result by INEC as they gradually sum up the ...

Buhari in historic election win, emerges Nigeria’s President-elect

After three previous failed shots at the presidency, Muhammadu Buhari is finally moving into Aso Rock, Nigeria’s presidential palace,as the President of the Federal Republic ...

Jonathan concedes defeat, congratulates Buhari

With presidential election results from all but one of Nigeria’s 36 states counted, and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, clearly in ...