Timaya Slams Handler for Setting Him Up Over Wizkid and Davido’s Fight: “I Mind My Business”

Timaya Slams Handler for Setting Him Up Over Wizkid and Davido’s Fight: “I Mind My Business”

  • A comment on Nigerian singer Timaya's Twitter account (now known as X) following the war in the music industry brought him negative attention
  • Recall that Aforobeats stars Wizkid and Davido shook the industry with their online feud, as they threw insults at each other
  • Timaya has come out to publicly criticise a member of his team who made the post about the fight on his personal X account
  • Isreal Chukwuebuka, a digital communication expert, in a chat with Legit.ng pointed at who made the incriminating post

Nigerian singer Inetimi Timaya Odon, also known as Timaya, has publicly called out one of his employees, Bolaji Fadipe, for involving him in Wizkid and Davido's fight

Timaya was chastised online for referring to Davido and Wizkid's confrontation as "industry wars."

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Timaya slams social media handler over Wizkid and Davido's fight
Timaya revealed his social media handler's identity following Wizkid and Davido's fight. Credit: @timayatimaya, @wizkidayomedia
Source: Instagram

This was as a result of a post Bolaji Fadipe reportedly made via the musician's X account on April 29.

Hours later, the dancehall artist responded and clarified that the tweet had been made by one of his team members, who had access.

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Timaya went on to note that he didn't interfere in people's business and shared the picture of the young man to give him the fame he was looking for.

He wrote:

"BOLAJI FADIPE U ARE A MAD MAN FOR TWEETING WITH MY HANDLE. I have warned u severely but u wouldn't listen. Y'all know I mind my business but this guy doesn't listen because u work with my team and have access doesn't mean u should put me on people's business. I want you to enjoy the fame you want to hide behind. Fool."

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See his post below:

See the post made by his handler:

Timaya doesn't get involved in drama - Digital communication expert

Isreal Chukwuebuka, a digital communication expert, agreed that the contentious post was most likely done by the dancehall's handler.

"Timaya doesn't like to get involved in drama like this … So yeah, the post was likely from someone else who has access to his account."

Netizens react to Timaya's call-out

Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:


"This is to tell you say, most of these banter online na their handlers dey cause the wahala."


"E be like sey Odumeje don finally release those powers him dey talk about 'cos how do we explain all the cataclysm, epidemic and pandemic industry war singe that single was dropped."


"We know it was you but Jesus is still king."


"This werey don lose his job for not minding his business."

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"Papi is always minding his lane o.... Bolaji stay clear... Papi don't give the publicity he is looking."


"Na this morning you wan sell your Plantain?"

Kizz Daniel fights man over Wizkid

Legit.ng had reported that Nigerian singer Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, best known as Kizz Daniel, weighed in on his colleague Wizkid's controversial social media rollouts.

Reacting to the social media drama, the Woju breakout star took to his X account (formerly Twitter) to drop his two cents.

One of his concerned followers took the comments to caution him so he wouldn't trespass and attract Wizkid's wrath, and he reacted in an unexpected way.

Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.

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