Owner of YES FM, Yemi Sonde Cries Out Over Attempt to Blackmail Him With Nude Video

The Chairman of Yemi Sonde Media Group and owner of the popular radio station, YES FM, Mr Yemi Sonde, has revealed that he was being blackmailed by an unknown person who claims to be in possession of his nude videos.

Sonde made this revelation in a press release issued in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Thursday.

The YES FM CEO further said when he demanded that the blackmailer should send him a copy of the video which he obliged him, it was a video of him alone on his bed in his room.

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According to the ace broadcaster, the blackmailer, who claimed to live in Cote d’Ivoire, had repeatedly demanded sums of money which ranged from N500,000 to N1,500,000, from him if he wanted the video to be kept off the social media.

The blackmailer also contacted some of the broadcaster’s friends with the said video, asking the friends to prevail on Sonde to part with the blackmail money.

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Sonde said further stated that the blackmailer demanded to be paid urgently if the broadcaster wanted him to delete the videos and threatened to circulate them all over the social media in order to embarrass him, his family, and destroy his businesses.

Sonde said he had however told the blackmailer to go ahead with his threat and that he would not part with his hard-earned money to any blackmailer.

“I am issuing this release to let Nigerians know that some powerful individuals who are bent on destroying me have orchestrated this blackmail. I don’t know what I did to necessitate this but I know that they will fail,” said Sonde.

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The ace broadcaster who said he had incidented the blackmail attempt with the right legal actions said he suspected some high net-worth individuals in society who got the blackmailer to go after him, having hitherto sworn to take him down.

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