If you are a Nigerian on social media and probably following the trend, you’ll probably be asking the million dollar question, ‘Who Is Tagbo’? And ‘what’s all this about his death?’
Well Tagbo Umeike is a graduate of Lagos State University. He once had a stint as an engineer with ASTRA Engineering and he’s been around quite a couple of popstars and entertainers. He is also a lover to the nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma and friend to Nigerian popstar, Davido in whose company he allegedly passed away 3 days ago.
More details have emerged as to how Tagbo Umeike died on his birthday, 3rd October 2017
Tagbo reportedly died after getting drunk at the birthday party attended by Davido.
According to PULSE it has been reported that Davido and others were were allegedly playing a drinking game when Tagbo passed out.
The report claims that the drinking game idea allegedly started with Davido who promised to give a brand new iPhone 8 and N200,000 Naira to the winner.
Tagbo who was serious about winning the huge prize took excess of the alcohol and suffered liver damage which resulted to his death.
It has also been reported that the deceased lover Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma had allegedly accused Davido of having a hand in Tagbo’s death, but the singer denied the allegation.
Now here is the new gist,with all speculation and alligations;
The police have started investigation on the case to unravel the circumstances surrounding to death of Tagbo and to ensure that justice is served. However, Caroline Danjuma recently made new revelations on the issue in an interview with SDK.
According to her, Tagbo’s family didn’t know about his demise until towards the evening of Tuesday, adding that Davido knew as at 3AM that day. She said,
“Firstly I would like to address this whole razzmatazz about David killing Tagbo and that I said so, I never said so. But yes, I did call out Davido to know the whereabouts of Tagbo but I never said he killed him. I never used that word ‘Killed Tagbo’”
She went on to narrate the story of how she got the news of Tagbo’s death and how she reached out to his friends and family members to confirm the news. She said she met a guy that had earlier told her that Tagbo was hanging out with Davido at Shisha room before one of Tagbo’s friend got the news that Tagbo’s body was actually deposited at a hospital on the Island.
According to her, herself and some other friends of Tagbo’s had tried calling Davido’s camp to find out Tagbo’s whereabout without success, until she was told at the hospital that “he (Tagbo) was dumped and those who brought him ran away.”
She claimed that she sent Davido messages that he didn’t reply before she angrily made the post on social media seeking answers to why Davido would abandon Tagbo. She further gave detail about the suspicious activities that happened after the story broke out, that seemed as though someone was trying to cover up something and how herself and Tagbo’s associates tried to preserve the information that would be necessary in finding out what really happened to Tagbo. According to her,
“We quickly munched all the videos on SnapChat. Tagbo was with Dammy Krane, Davido and Asa Asika. Davido knew that Tagbo was dead but kept quiet. He told the Police later that he would have spoken out if I didn’t call him out on the social media. Can you imagine?
The actress confirmed the story that she was in a relationship with Tagbo even till the point of his death but debunked the news that he fathered a child with her. She stressed that she is determined to see that justice is served.
In response to this speculations, the singer Davido took to social media and stated that the allegation is false but refused to discuss the issue in detail out of respect for the memory of his late friend, Tagbo and Tagbo’s family.