On 3 January 2022, unknown individuals threw stones and bottles towards musician Teni (given name Teniola Akpata) during her concert, reported Punch.
The artist managed to escape to safety when police fired gunshots to dismiss the crowd.
While the motivation behind the attack is unknown, there have been allegations circulating online about the incident being a kidnapping attempt. The spokesperson of River State Police Command, DSP Grace Iringe-Koko, dismissed this information on 5 January 2022.
Listen to one of Teni’s songs below: