Transgender Jay Boogie Breaks Silence On Fabricating Controversial Health Complications To Scam Nigerians - The Top Society

Transgender Jay Boogie Breaks Silence On Fabricating Controversial Health Complications To Scam Nigerians


Controversial transgender, Daniel Anthony Nsikan better known as Jay Boogie has denied the reports alleging that he defrauded Nigerians with his health complications.

The controversy arose in the aftermath of health complications following a botched Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) operation.

It would be recalled that Jay Boogie had earlier cried out for his life, noting he was in danger, after which called on the public to hold a certain cosmetic surgeon responsible if anything happened to him.

Jay Boogie who went under the knife for a botched surgery in the Lekki area of Lagos State, came down with a critical condition that had the trans male struggling to urinate due to kidney complications resulting from the surgery.

However, Jay boogie was recently accused of fabricating health complications to defraud Nigerians.

I Never Said I Needed Kidney Transplant

Setting the records straight, Jay Boogie via his Instagram on Sunday night clarified that at no point did he declare having a failed kidney.

Instead, all he has ever done is, plea for assistance which was focused solely on covering medical expenses incurred due to health issues arising from the BBL operation.

He added the media pressure took a toll on his health, leading to a decision to go offline for the sake of privacy and well-being.

The influencer also addressed the bullying and death threats received, explaining the need for a temporary stay away from public communication.

He thanked the general public for their support and donations given to him so far.

The statement reads,

“On the 30th October 2023, i had a BBL and Liposuction at CGE AESTHETICS (Curvy Girl Essentials) from 5pm -11:40pm, when I became conscious on 31st October 2023 while still at CGE till 11:22am. My urine for 12hours was less than 200ml and the surgeon began to panic, a referral was made to Lagoon hospital on the

“31st October 2023 and I arrived Lagoon hospital at exactly 3:56pm where doctors at the emergency unit came for their investigations and recommended medications to subdue pains while (EUCR, FBC, CT-SCAN, CRP AND XYZ) was going on. On 1st November 2023 at 3:42am, Lagoon Hospital returned me in an ambulance to CGE AESTHETICS.

“I NEVER POSTED I NEEDED KIDNEY TRANSPLANT, I only posted I needed donations for my hospital bills.

“Due to the media pressure, Zenith Hospital Management discharged me at 9a.m with a creatinine as high as 807 on the 18th November 2023 and asked i do my dialysis from home, all efforts to check in to LUTH AND LASUTH was VOID DUE TO LACK OF BED SPACE IN the Critical Care Unit (CCU). I went to St.Nicholas hospital (Campbell street Lagos) where i had to continue my dialysis and more.

“I had to go offline for my mental health because the bullying was too much and I was getting death threats. I ceased communications because my family decided we needed privacy.


“It took this long for me to respond because my health was my priority and i had to take care of myself. I was discharged on the 28th of November 2023, i am getting better and i feel better. I am still on medications, and i am also off dialysis for now and my health is rejuvenating.

“I want to thank everyone that donated and reached out to me during my ordeal and i want to assure them i never lied or scammed Nigerians about my situation.”


Who’s Jay Boogie? 

Born June 26, 1998 in Akwa Ibom, Jay is a renowned Nigerian transgender who have been celebrated for his multifaceted career as a brand influencer, social media sensation, entrepreneur, and fashion enthusiast.

Boogie came into limelight after posturing as a distinguished commercial model and the winner of Face of Nigeria. He later ventured into the business, founding his own ventures – namely Jay Brushes and Jay Secret, a beauty consultancy company.

Boogie during his formative years, attended Methodist Comprehensive High School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and later went on to study at the Akwa Ibom State University.

Jay, however became more popular after videos showcasing his dancing skills went viral on Instagram. The video had captured the attention of alot of people, leaving everyone wanting to know more about him and the mystery surrounding his gender identity.

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