Patriarch of banking and founder of First City Monument Bank, Otunba Michael Subomi Balogun stepped out on Sunday morning (May 3, 2015) in one of his luxury automobiles, a Maybach.

Spotted at about 6:30am, the billionaire banker was driven to FCMB, Marina, Lagos headquarters in the blue toy.


TOP MAKE-UP ARTISTE, STELLA OSULA ONOMOLARE TO GRACE INVASION 1897 US PREMIERE – High-flying make-up artiste, Stella Osula Onomolare is one of the crew of Invasion 1897. Disclosing this to ENCOMIUM Weekly, the producer of the epic historical film, Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun said, Stella’s selection underscores the importance of every hand that contributed to the success of the big budget movie.

Very popular in the industry, delectable Stella Osula Onomolare, who’s a resident make-up artiste with Lance Images, has been around for a while. She was on the set of Adesuwa, Invasion 1897, Dark Waters, as assistant.

She’s now fully in charge of Lancelot Imaseun’s TV series, including Star Rhyme, Back Home, About Tomorrow, among others.

The gifted make-up artiste and stylish lady has also worked with a few producers in Nollywood and the entertainment industry at large.


SAMUEL ODUYEMI’S BACK TO THE COUNTRY – Samuel, son of late billionaire preacher, Gabriel Oduyemi, is back from the UK. The dude arrived our shores on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

We actually spotted him at the residence of the founder of Bethel Ministries, Off Karimu-Kotun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos,


J.O OLAJIDE PICKS MAY 15 FOR MOM’S BURIAL – MD and chairman/CEO, Olajide and Sons Ltd, J.O Olajide is set to bury his beloved mother, Madam Abigail Sijuade Olajide, who passed on at 73.

According to the burial plans released by the Olajides, the remains of the Christian mother would be interred on Friday, May 15, 2015, at their hometown, Esie in Kwara state. We gathered the burial would be carnival-like.

The service of songs for Madam Abigail Olajide would take place on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at her residence on Lesi Crescent off Kayode Street, Onipanu, Lagos.


BOLAJI FOLAWIYO MOVES INTO FATHER’S PROPERTY – UK returnee, Bolaji Folawiyo has moved into one of his late dad’s property on Ribadu Road, S/West Ikoyi, Lagos.

Bolaji, who used to live at the late billionaire’s, Queen’s Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos family mansion, now stays on his own. And from the look of things, he’s loving his new environment.


THE ANJORINS EAT OUT – On the night of Wednesday, May 6, 2015, fashion designer, Babatunde Anjorin, wife and daughter, Anjorina ate out. And guess where? At a popular cafeteria in Obalende area of Lagos.

Anjorin and family remained in his white Honda Pilot SUV, where they were served rice, beans, plantain and chicken in take-away packs.


WOLE OMOBORIOWO WAS AT D’PLACE BY PAPAS – Wole Omoboriowo is the son of former governor of Ondo state. He relocated his office from Lagos to Ghana some three years back.

We cornered the dude at D’Place by Papas on Tuesday, May 7, 2015, in company of a white lady. Wole arrived the lounge at exactly 1:20am and left at 4:15am with his lady friend.


OYINKANSOLA IBITAYO CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY – On Thursday, May 7, 2015, Oyinkansola Ibitayo, an executive PRO with D’Place by Papas, Lekki, Lagos, celebrated her birthday with a visit to a motherless home, Modupe Cole, where she gave out provisions and food items.

The main party kicked off at D’Place by Papas, Lekki, Lagos, while the groove was rounded off at the night club’s newest branch on Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Friday, May 8, 2015 night.


TOBY GREY ALSO CELEBRATED – Rising music star, Toby Grey also celebrated her birthday on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Held at D’Place by Papas, the event featured the premiere of her music video, Gbona.

Denrele Edun was the host of the red carpet.


VERNANT OMIGIE RESURFACES – Vernant Omigie, the brain behind Miss Commonwealth beauty pageant who is now based in the US, is currently home.

We spotted the controversial figure on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Mega Plaza the day after his arrival. He was checking out some electronics when we sighted him.


MUKA AMUSAN LAUNCHES LEXUS JEEP – Muka Amusan has added a brand new Lexus jeep American specs to his fleet. Spotted the multimillionaire in company of two ladies at the Silverbird’s Galleria on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 night.

The trio came out of the Galleria and walked into Muka Amusan’s new green automobile.


LUCKY AKPOROH COMPLETES LAGOS HOUSE – Lucky Akporoh, a Deltan businessman, who is into computer and phone business has completed his two storey building in Ikeja, Lagos.

The house warming of the said building comes up in the first week of June. And we would sure keep you posted.


FRANK NJOKU VEERS INTO TRANSPORT BUSINESS – Frank, son of late First Republic Transport Minister, Chief Raymond Njoku, wants to be a transport mogul. The young entrepreneur just started with three buses currently plying Lagos routes. We learnt he has plans to add more for inter-state operations. The Njokus are successful entrepreneurs.


SOBO HOUSE – RENTED OUT! Sobo House on Simpson Street, Lagos Island which was owned by the Adejumos but transferred to the Williams family, has been rented partly by a law firm, Freshfield CIMLP.

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