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Super Eagles player, Elderson Uwa Echiejile is in town. We spotted the football star last Tuesday night at the eatery section of D’Place.

Echiejile was accompanied by two friends. He was later, that same night, sighted at intercontinental Hotel where he probably lodged.

Echiejile, 27, is a top Nigerian defender. Now playing for Monaco, he featured in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

GOV. IKPEAZU’S TOP AIDE, ERONDU JUNIOR JETS OUT

Erondu Uchenna Erondu Jnr. Senior Special Assistant, General Duties to Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has jetted out of the country.

Sighted at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, we however, couldn’t ascertain his exact destination.

The former Personal Assistant to Abia Deputy Governor, Comrade Chris Akomas, and one-time Obingwa Local Government Chairman was to return over the weekend.

Insiders said the highly experienced administrator and grassroots politician formally drafted into Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu’s kitchen cabinet with his appointment on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, is expected to play critical role In Abia governance.

Young Erondu is married to a ravishingly beautiful lady, Queenet. And they are blessed with adorable children.

2FACE AND WANDE COAL CALL @ D’PLACE

Pop star, 2Face Idibia made a unique appearance at top notch hangout, D’Place by Papas, Lekki, Lagos, on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. He actually made it in a black tinted Range Rover with registration number, FST 355 CP.

2Face who was ushered in around 1:45am, left at about 3:15am amidst tight security.

Also at the haven of fun that same morning was music star, Wande Coal. He cruised in a grey Lexus jeep (GCE 550 BC).  Arriving with his crew at 2am, he exited at about 4:25am.

FUN GALORE AT CONVERGENCE HOTEL & SUITES

Prime fun spot, Convergence Hotel & Suites is sure living up to its expectations. Attracting thousands of guests, the hospitality facility on Acme Road, Ogba, Lagos, is now the place to be every weekend.

And the night of Friday, June 19, 2015,was exceptional as Convergence conveyed fun and comfort at no extra cost to esteemed clients who stormed the pool side bar that beautiful night.

Some of the offerings that stand Convergence Hotel & Suites out are their well-trained waitresses, properly groomed bar men, exquisite ambience, water-tight security, among others.

The nest of celebs said to be owned by a billionaire tycoon, boasts of party venue, swimming pool, A-class restaurant, live band…

ENCOMIUM Weekly was also reliably informed it cost the mogul over N500 million to erect the intimidating structures at Convergence.

ONWARD PAPER’S TUNDE OBAGUN OFF TO THE UK

One of the top directors of Onward Paper Mill Ltd, Tunde Obagun is currently in the United Kingdom. Purely on business trip in Queen’s land, the son of the founder of Nigeria’s largest paper mill, is expected back in two weeks.

DEMOLA FORESYTH RE-OPENS AUTO SHOP

Front man of In-Excess Motors Limited, Demola Foresyth has re-opened his car lot on Akin Adeola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The car dealer who relocated to Abuja after the immediate past Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) demolished his Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos outlet is now fully settled in Nigeria’s commercial capital for serious business.

FRANK OKAMIGBO, SHINA PELLER, OTHERS BACK FROM JACK DANIEL’S US TRIP

Boss of D’Place by Papas, Frank Okamigbo and his colleagues are back from the US where they attended a show with Jack Daniel. Also part of the all-expense sponsored trip were Shina Peller of Quilux, Playclub, Abuja CEO, Mr. Charles, Niran of Road Runners as well as BEAT FM MD/CEO, Chris Ubosi.

The spirit makers, Jack Daniel feted their guests at the company’s headquarters at Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

The top Nigerian club CEOs reportedly returned with many souvenirs, including a customized barrel of Jack Daniel  made in their names.

YOMI OLAJIDE RESUMES WORK

Building materials merchant, Yomi Olajide has resumed work after his mother’s burial. When we passed one of his outlets in the Onipanu area of Lagos, we noticed fresh delivery of all types of building materials.

AURA REMAINS SHUT!

Those hoping that rested Aura Lounge would soon re-open are in for a shock. The owners have begun yet another round of demolition and renovation which has been going on for about a year now.

Insiders say Aura would likely remain shut until the end of the year.

DA GROTTO BEGINS RENOVATION   

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, we also noticed that Da Grotto, the popular nightclub on Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, is working on its front view.

Work was still going on when we left that afternoon of Thursday, June 18, 2015.

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