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Charly Boy marks birthday

Nigerian entertainer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy is a year older today. He announced the celebration on his Twitter account. He posted a photo of himself cutting the cake with his heartthrob. “June 19th, my Birthday. I will be …years younger/older
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