basketmouth-1Another bad news has hit budding Nigerian Comedian Basketmouth.

The funny man has lost his dear mother barely a month after he was robbed at gunpoint in his Lekki home.

Basketmouth, real name Bright Okpocha, who is preparing for his “Lord of the Ribs” comedy show in November, shared the heartbreaking news on his Instagram page that his mum passed on Monday night.

“Last night my angel left me, my first love stopped breathing and it’s the deepest pain I’ve ever felt. I love you for every sacrifice you made to make me the man I am today, I’ve loved you through the tough times. I’ve loved you through happier days and all I can say at this point is that I will love you forever. I will miss you mummy,’ he wrote.

Condolence to Basketmouth and his family.



Basketmouth 1Popular Nigerian Comedian Bright Okpocha, better known by his stage name Basketmouth has been reportedly robbed at gun point at his resident in Nigeria in the wee hours of Wednesday September 7, 2016.

Fellow Nigerian comedian Bovi posted on his Instagram Page this morning that Comedian, Basketmouth and his family were robbed at gun point at his residence in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. According to him while the robbers carted away with several valuables, no one was hurt during the 2-hour operation.

Bovi wrote: “@basketmouth was robbed this morning in his home in lekki phase 1 between the hours of 2am and 4am, 7th of September 2016. He and his family were held at gun point while the sad episode lasted. Nobody was hurt. Valuables were taken including the cctv device. A report has been made at the police station. He can’t be reached at the moment but will be back on as soon as possible”.