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First call: Obaro Ibru causes a stir on Admiralty Way

Obaro Ibru, who just returned from the United States of America, caused a stir with his Hummer H3 jeep on Wednesday, January 22, 2015.

Creating a stunt on Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos, Obaro caused a heavy gridlock as he was braking randomly while another black Benz S600 with registration number, CA 01 drove behind him.

Obaro was however, called to order when his convoy’s conduct affected other motorists.

AKEEM SODEINDE’S HEALTH WORSENS

Ailing king of night life, Akeem Sodeinde has totally withdrawn from social circles. Said to be facing serious health challenge, Sodeinde was not looking good when we ran into him in Lekki, Lagos.

OLAMIDE FLAUNTS RANGE ROVER, G-WAGON

Rave of the moment, Olamide aka Badoo welcomed the new year with two brand posh automobiles. We spotted the talented artiste manager and one of his men cruising in the wonder-on-wheels on Wednesday January 21, 2015.

The white G-Wagon and Range Rover are yet to be registered.

DAVIDO’S MANAGER, KAMAL ACQUIRES MERCEDES ML SUV

Hardworking artiste manager, Kamal has stepped up. Davido’s manager just acquired a Mercedes Benz ML series. The black posh ride was what Kamal drove to D’Place by Papas, Lekki, Lagos, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. It has not yet been registered.

TENNIS STAR, JONATHAN IGBINOVIA COMPLETES AJAH BUILDING

African tennis star, Jonathan Igbinovia has completed a storey building in Ajah, Lagos. We learnt his elder brother would be taking care of the edifice since he is always not around. Igbinovia is based in the US. He actually relocated his mother to America weeks back.

The Ajah building would be officially opened when he returns.

OLAYINKA JOHNSON OFF TO THE US

Telecom expert, Olayinka Johnson has finally made it to the US. He went with his wife and two children aboard Delta Airlines on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Olayinka has 18 month US visa.

ANJORIN RENOVATES FASHION HOUSE

Anjoreen’s Babatunde Anjorin has given his showroom a face-lift. As beautiful as it goes, the city clothier has now shelved the idea of moving his shop to Glover Court shops, Ikoyi, Lagos, like he planned before he started renovation on his Lagos outlet.

THE BRAITHWAITES FAMILY RETURNS TO THE UK AFTER YULETIDE

Elder statesman, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite who usually celebrates Christmas with his family in the UK, did the unusual in 2014. He rather invited his family to join him in Nigeria last festive period, some of the Braithwaites have however returned to the UK, leaving the elder Braithwaite, Dr. (Mrs.) Braithwaite and son, Olumide in the country.

They are expected back in two weeks.

JIMI LAI-MOHAMMED CONSULTS PARTY MEMBERS

Son of APC National Publicity Secretary, Folajimi Lai Muhammed is not ready to lose the forthcoming House of Assembly election.

The dude was busy all through the week consulting party stalwarts on how to win the heart of the electorate. Jimi is APC candidate for Ikeja constituency.

GROTTO’S BIOLA ADEGOKE DIVERSIFIES AS CLUB’S FORTUNES DWINDLE

This is not the best of times for the boss of once popular Lagos nite club, Da Grotto. We learnt Biola Adegoke is now pushing his auto business to make ends meet.

IPAL’S SADIQ ELDAU BACK FROM MEDICAL TRIP

Chairman of IPAL Mallam Sadiq Eldau who was flown abroad on medical grounds weeks back is now in the country.

We spotted him driving out of his office on Norman Williams Street, Ikoyi, Lagos. Looking healthy when we saw him, he was driving his ML 63 Benz jeep. Mallam Sadiq is an in-law to Dr. Tunji Braithwaite. He married his first daughter based in the UK.

GEE’S BAR SHOT!

Gee’s Nightclub on Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos, has been shut down. Now known as De Bank nightclub, it would be officially opened in the first week of February 2015.

The defunct Gee’s Nightclub is owned by popular politician, Ms. Grace Mbata.

NATIONWIDE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT LOTTERY KICKS OFF

Alum Ikaka Estates Limited in conjunction with UACN Property Development Company Plc is organizing a nationwide Housing Development Lottery.

Approved by National Lottery Regulatory Commission, the offer officially launched on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, is promoted as a win-win affair.

This is so because those who had participated 20 times at 20 draws level are entitled to one bedroom flat!

Briefing ENCOMIUM Weekly on the Nationwide Housing Development Lottery, Director, Alum Ikaka Estates, Prof. AD. Badaiki explained that the lottery which started the same day it was unveiled goes for N5,000 ($30). He said it would be drawn in April 2015.

Prof. Badaiki further revealed that a 3-bedoom flat is to be won in the quest to provide mass housing to all Nigerians. The lottery ticket is obtainable online, POS and all Nigerian banks.

DEWUNMI OGUNSANYA RELOCATES

Dewunmi Ogunsanya who used to manage a law firm on Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos has relocated. We are still tracing where he operates right now.

PHENOMENON BOSS, AZUH FRANCIS REBRANDS BABLO

Phenomenon’s Azuh Francis has rebranded his lounge, Bablo. On Tuesday night of January 20, 2015, not a few society people were there with the businessman enjoying themselves. They didn’t leave the lounge until 4am.

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