Early this morning, August 29, 2016, it was reported that ace comedian,

Goldmyne TV reported the top comedian was in a bad shape at Lewisham hospital, London following a relapse from a tumour in his brain.

Pulse has however reached out to the veteran comedian's US manager, Bishop who confirmed Agwu is alright but just went for a checkup.

According to him, Agwu was grounded on routine visit to the doctor on Friday, August 26, 2016 because he needed to rest as prescribed by the doctor.

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"That's not true. It's nothing serious. Julius just went for a checkup.He was grounded on routine visit to the Doctor on Friday because he hadn't been having enough rest as prescribed by the doctor," Bishop told Pulse.

"He's doing pretty well and might even come over to US to complete his much needed rest and routine doctor's visit," he concluded.

Meanwhile, the father of two was absent at his London show on Sunday, August 28, 2016 but was supported by Ali Baba and others who covered up for his absence.

In July 2015, Julius Agwu shocked the entertainment industry when he revealed that he nearly died as a result of lumps in his brain.

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The jester revealed he started losing weight mysteriously and was rushed to the hospital after he had a seizure in May last year where it was discovered he had lumps in his brain.

According to him, he had brain surgery in America which was successful.