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First Call: Ambode unwinds at Mela Rosa Lounge

Lagos APC guber candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode took time off his campaign to unwind at the defunct Bacchus Niteclub (now Mela Rosa). That was on the evening of Thursday, February 5, 2015. And with the array of exotic autos which accompanied the Lagos governorship candidate, you needed not to be told he has behind him the shakers and movers of Lagos.

Ambode didn’t leave Mela Rosa around 4:15am without dashing out cash to his teeming supporters.

KANU NWANKWO STUDIO BERTHS ON ALLEN AVENUE

Papilo Studios owned by retired soccer star, Kanu Nwankwo, berthed on Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, on Saturday January 31, 2015. According to the administrator, Charles Okoro, the outfit provides world-class services in photography with state-of-the-art equipment and seasoned professionals.  He added that the studio is committed to ensuring clients’ satisfaction from conception of any idea to completion.

Other services the former Super Eagles captain’s firm offers are outdoor production, video production and event coverage. The outfit has photo kiosks, a machine which is user friendly that produces the best quality from any device or storage format and most interesting, anyone can print pictures via social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox, etc in a non-tearable, waterproof and long-lasting photos at very affordable prices.

MUKA AMUSAN BACK FROM US, DUBAI

Big businessman, Muka Amusan is back from his trip to the United States and Dubai, UAE. The dude returned on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, while we sighted him on Friday, February 6, at SIP on Akin Adesola Street chatting with a friend.

Muka Amusan left through the restaurant’s car park in his Mercedes Benz SUV.

DAKOVA STEPS UP SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN

Foremost fashion designer, Kolawole Vaughan (Dakova) has stepped up his campaign for the Senate. He actually held a massive party rally on Wednesday, February 14, 2015, at the Ebute Metta end of Ikorodu road.

Attired in a T-shirt with PDP logo, Dakova and his supporters practically blocked the entire road.

ARAMIS LOUNGE UPGRADES

On Monday afternoon (February 2, 2015) Aramis boss, Bioye Ayoku was at the lounge to replace some dysfunctional casino machines. He later took away the faulty and old ones in a truck.

Aramis, on Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos, is home of casino freaks.

TOYO BADMUS SHIPS IN MARINE EQUIPMENT

Marine equipment expert, Toyo Badmus has shipped in two American jet-ski (wave runners). Valued at about N4 million apiece, they are currently on display at Badmus’ jetty on Lady Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos.

SAMMIE OKPOSO AND A ‘VULCANISER’

Famous gospel act, Sammie Okposo needed the services of a ‘vulcaniser’ on the evening of Saturday, January 31, 2015.

We sighted the entertainer on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos that very day. Here, he pulled by a ‘vulcaniser’ to pump his two tyres. Sammie was in his black Range Rover jeep with registration number, S.O.

PRINCESS ROMEO RESTOCKS

Delta soap queen, Princess Romeo is back from Italy. The fashion shop owner upon her return has stocked her outlet at Ikota Shopping Complex, Lagos, with exotic fashion items.

OIL MOGUL, DAPO ABIODUN MOVES TO OSBORNE ESTATE

Chief Executive Officer, Heyden Petroleum, Dapo Abiodun, whose office is in Ikeja, GRA, Lagos, and private home in Shonibare Estate, Maryland, Lagos, has moved to a new house. The oil mogul’s abode is now Osborne Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Relatedly, his first son, Gboyega has also relocated to the United Kingdom for further studies.

TAOFEEK OKOYA @ TERRA KULTURE

Second son of Eleganza boss, Taofeek Okoya was at Terra Kulture on Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Friday (February 6, 2015).

In company of a white guy, both had a discussion that lasted about an hour at the cultural arena. We left them there since the chat was almost an endless one.

CHIDI MOKEME’S LOVE FOR D’PLACE

Popular actor, Chidi Mokeme sure loves Frank Okamigbo’s D’Place by Papas. Not twice or thrice a week have we spotted the anchor of Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS) at the fun spot.

The handsome actor was there again on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at about 10pm. He came in his red Hummer.

D’PRINCE SHOPS @ CHOCOLAT ROYALE

Music star, D’Prince shopped at Chocolat Royale on Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Thursday, February 5, 2015. That was at about 8pm.

He would later exit in a one-door sports car, amidst cheers from fans.

FOLLY COKER’S BROWN CAFÉ WEARS NEW LOOK

Owner of Brown Café, Folly Coker has completed the renovation and redesign of his lounge on Akin Olugbade Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The building now wears brown paint to signify its name, Brown Café.

KAMAL BOUSTANI IS IN TOWN

Lebanese mogul and owner of SIP Restaurant and Double 44 Restaurant, Kamal Boustani is back to Nigeria after spending the festive period in his native home.

We sighted the man of means at his eatery on Thursday, February 5, 2015 night. SIP and Double 44 are fun spots reserved for the upper crust.

ANJOREEN COUTURE BOSS OFF TO THE US

The brain behind Anjoreen Couture, Babatunde Anjorin has jetted out to the United States of America. He went for a fashion show. In case you don’t know, Anjorin has a five-year visa to America. He’s expected back in a month.

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