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First call: Folly Coker hands off management of Brown Restaurant

Folly Coker

Folly Coker, CEO of Brown Restaurant on Akin Olugbade Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, has handed over the management of the place to his trusted ally, the bar manager.

Folly Coker’s appointment as a commissioner in Lagos state has not hampered or substracted anything related to the management of Brown Restaurant. Folly Coker’s presence is still very much felt at the restaurant.

 

SHARP BAND TO HONOUR HIT MAKERS AND  LEGENDS

The Chief Executive Officer of Sharp Band Nigeria, Anesi Ivharue, has birthed another concept in entertainment. The new product is celebration of Hit Makers and Legends (COHMAL).

According to Anesi, the concept is to say a big thank you to our hit makers and legends. And it’s going to be a monthly affair. The first hit maker to be so honoured on Friday, February 12, 2016, is the rain maker and self acclaimed prisoner of conscience, Majek Fashek at Bay Loungei, Waterfront, Lekki, Lagos.

 

FRANK OREMOSELE PUTS UP IKOYI HOUSE FOR SALE

Lagos socialite, Engineer Frank Oremosele has put his 3-bedroom flat at South/West, Ikoyi, Lagos for sale. We learnt the asking price is N120 million only. The property is on Manuwa Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Overheard him say you use what you have to get what you want.

 

ALIBI NIGHT CLUB SHUT

Alibi niteclub Lekki, Lagos, owned by Isaac Fayose, younger brother of Ekiti state, Governor Ayo Fayose, has shut the hangout. Learnt the house of jollification was shut principally due to heavy debt by fun seekers. Isaac Fayose will now have enough time and resources to run his security outfit.

 

TOYO BADMUS SELLS MARINA JETTY

Marine engineer, Toyo Badmus has sold off his jetty at the Lagos Marina. The deal was signed, sealed and delivered on Saturday, January 16, 2016.

Still nosing around for the name of the money bag who bought the facility, but as soon as we get his identity, you will be posted right away.

 

JAJ AND WIFE SHOP AT MEGA PLAZA

Veteran On-Air Personality cum profound disc jockey, Jacob Akinyemi Johnson, famously known as JAJ and his wife were at Mega Plaza, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at about 12:45pm. They were at the mall to buy a refrigerator.

While his wife was arranging for careful movement of the item to the car, JAJ dashed into the Chinese restaurant in the premises and came out with packs of take-away.

 

SADIQ ELDUA RECUPERATES AT HOME

Mallam Sadiq Eldua, Chief Executive Officer of Ipal International Limited, with headquarters at Alhaji Bashorun Street, Ikoyi, Lagos, is back home from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He was taken to the oil rich country during the yuletide for medicare.

He was in his Ikoyi, Lagos office in the afternoon of Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Mallam Sadiq Eldua has put one of his Audi Q8 for sale. A buyer promised to get back to him with his mechanic last Friday.

 

KUNLE COLE AND FAMILY RELOCATE TO AMERICA

Kunle Cole, son of Ambassador Patrick Dele Cole, has finally relocated to Uncle Sam’s country (United States of America). It took Kunle Cole a very long time to decide to stay put in America after sampling Nigeria and America. Now, Kunle Cole has settled down in America with his family.

 

…AS ABEL REWANE AND FAMILY MOVE TOO

Abel Rewane is grandson of one of the victims of Abacha’s killer squad, Alfred Rewane. The younger Rewane and his family have relocated to Sweden. While in Nigeria, he worked with Conco Oil, an American company.

 

FALOMO MINI SHOPPING COMPLEX STILL UNDER LOCK

Falomo Mini Shopping Complex which was shut about three weeks ago by the orders of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state is yet to be reopened. Police presence is regularly felt along the street of the complex. The complex management is yet to comply with the conditions by Lagos state government. The complex authority has been asked by the state government to build a parking lot for the complex, so that shoppers at the complex would no longer constitute nuisance to traffic  flow in the area.

Wherever the parking lot is located, motorists would park there and walk into the complex

 

ETETE BUYS 2 BASINS OF FRESH SEA FISH FOR N10,000

Chief G. Etete, elder brother of former Petroleum Minister, Don Etete was spotted on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at about 5:10pm at Lekki, Phase I Junction, Lagos.

Chief G. Etete bought two basins of sea fish for N10,000.  Chief G.Etete dashed the fish seller N10,000, gave three security operatives  who negotiated the deal N3,000 each and zoomed off in his black tinted Infiniti jeep 2014 edition with concealed registration plate.

 

FOLORUNSHO ALAKIJA’S HUBBY AT MEGA PLAZA

On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at about 6pm, Chief Modupe Alakija, husband of the richest woman in Nigeria, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, was at Mega Plaza, Victoria Island, Lagos. He came for some take-away packs in China Town, inside the plaza.

 

SUNDAY IGBINOVIA OPENS TENNIS ACADEMY

Sunday, Igbinovia, elder brother of African lawn tennis champion has opened a lawn tennis academy. The academy is right inside Lagos Tennis Club, Onikan, Lagos. He trains youngsters who wish to be lawn tennis stars.

 

KABIRU RAFIU MOVES OFFICE

Alhaji Kabiru Rafiu, president of Bureau de Change, Lekki, Lagos, has moved his office to Ikota Shopping Complex, Lagos. We have it on good authority that the astute businessman had to move away from his Ikota mansion to Lekki because the house was robbed when he was away to the United Kingdom recently.

 

ADEYINKA JOHNSON JOINS FUN TURF

Lagos socialite, Engineer Adeyinka Johnson, who is into telecommunications, has joined the millionaires training ground, Fun Turf, Lekki, Lagos. The dude is not comfortable with his weight.

He is desperate about burning down the extra fat disturbing him. To enroll as a member of Fun Turf you have to shell out N1.5 million only into the coffers of the facility yearly.

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