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First call: Sharp Band thrills at crescendo

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Talk-of-the-town music group, Sharp Band was the centre of attraction on Sunday, June 8, 2014, when they entertained guests at the popular funspot, Crescendo in GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.

It was the night club’s regular Sunday Jump Jam and Music Jamz that usually attracts the who-is-who to the hangout. The Sunday revelry was not any different as celebs wined and dined at the club owned by businessman, Olawunmi Ogundele aka Lawi.

The wave-making band kept most of the celebrities on the dance floor swaying to the music of yesterday and today till around 3am.

Celebrities at the groove included Senator, Gbenga Ashafa, Demola Fashola, Tope Tinubu, son of APC chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Captains Chris and Anu of Arik Airline, Lanre Ere, Victor Olaitan, Dotun Amotoye,  Atobatele, Funsho (Lamata) among others.

 ID OGUNGBE LEADS BY EXAMPLE

We never knew that ‘Professor’ ID Ogungbe is such a disciplined man. At about 11am on Monday, June 9, 2014, the dude queued up at D’Place Restaurant waiting to be served breakfast.

Though it took quite a long time to get to his turn, ID the Professor in Primetime Africa waited patiently for his turn. And after he got his order, he left the eatery in his white Range Rover.

AUSTIN PETERS JOINS FUN TURF

Austin Peters, former assistant to Femi Otedola before he ventured into private business has joined the Lekki, Lagos millionaires’ club at the Fun Turf. We sighted him there on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, about 11pm.

EMEKA KANU CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY AT THE VOODOO BEACH

Emeka Kanu, staff of Silverbird Group celebrated his birthday on the night of June 8, 2014, at the Voodoo Beach in Lekki, Lagos. Expectedly, many celebs were there to honour him.

Better known as Big Fish, Emeka Kanu is doing very well in his line of business.

PRINCESS ROMEO RESTOCKS!

Princess Romeo (Face of Delta soap) has just restocked her exclusive boutique at Ikota Shopping Complex, Lekki, Lagos. We spotted the model on Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Mega Plaza shopping complex where she came to buy some groceries.

JIMMY LAI MUHAMMED BUYS G-WAGON

Jimmy, son of APC National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, has acquired a G-Wagon Mercedes Benz.

We spotted the lover of Mersarati auto brand on the morning of Wednesday, June 11, 2014, around the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza. From there he drove straight to Oniru Estate.

SCHOOLZ ENTERTAIN-MENT SIGNS NEW ACT

Just last week, Schoolz Entertainment, MD/CEO, Rasheed Agbaje signed a young fuji artiste, Kamardeen Amoho. The new act will have his first live show after his contract was concluded on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the entertainment company’s office on Onikepo Street, Lagos Island.

KARO EKEWENU STAGES BIRTHDAY BASH

Pillars of high society, Ambassador and Mrs. Karo Ekewenu celebrated their birthday on June 7, 2014. Held at the Tresi Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos, another birthday party was also staged at D’Place by Papas to complete the celebrations.

The celebrity couple offered their guests loads of champagne and multiple brands of wines and spirits while the party rolled on till the next day.  Karo is a UN Millennium Development (MDG) ambassador.

EDI OKRI PLOTS MULTI-MILLION WORLD MUSIC/FOOD DAY

After 10 years of hosting world music and food day successfully, America based musician, Edi Okri is set to experiment same in Nigeria in December.

Okri who has gathered good experience over the years as the sole manager of the event maintained that the platform is a potential foreign earner for Nigeria.

He said that the event where over 200 wave-making international musicians have been penciled down to perform will obviously expose the Nigeria business community to the opportunities of doing business with the foreigners who will come for the big time event.

Okri said that he has been doing all humanly possible to make sure the government buys the import of the proposal which will put Nigeria and Nigerians in the correct perspectives in global reckoning.

SNAP WAFER DEBUTS IN NIGERIAN MARKET

The ever growing market of snacks in Nigeria is yet witnessing the introduction of another premium product from the stable of Snap Snacks Ltd called Snap Wafer. It is a product tailored for children and adults. The product quality is unique and everyone loves it!

Snap Wafer is made up of a new type of Tasty and Crunchy wafers with no artificial ingredients for the tasteful delight and nutrition of the young and old with its slogan, “every bite a delight”.

According to the promoters in a statement regarding the product, Snap Wafer is a nutritional snack that is packed with the healthiest set of ingredients most suitable for the body whether at work, school, birthday parties or picnics”. Snap Wafer is the right tasty snack that keeps you going. Every bite a delight!

The nutrition of the young, especially the school age, has been a major concern of the United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) with emphasis on child nutrition, especially among African children. With the introduction of Snap Wafer, the quest for improved nutrition for our ever increasing population is at our doorsteps.

Snap Snacks is currently sourcing for distributors that would market its products across Nigeria.

NATIONAL ART COMPETITION  CALLS FOR ENTRIES

National Art Competition is calling for entries into the 7th competition, entitled Interventions. The organisation aims to promote conceptual development of contemporary art in Nigeria with the mission of raising awareness on relevant social issue through the use of creative artistic expression.

The National Art Competition showcases emerging talents in such diverse mediums as painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, installation and video art.

After collection of entries, 12 finalists would be invited to take part in a week-long artist retreat in Lagos. Finalists will be rewarded for their work production. The competition includes a final exhibition, cash prizes totalling N4 million, to first place winner N2 million, outstanding concept N1 million, outstanding production N1 million, and provide artists national exposure.

Interested candidates can apply through their website www.nationalartcompetition.org.

WANDE COAL AND CREW STORM D’PLACE BY PAPAS

On Wednesday night (June 11, 2014), Wande Coal and his crew stormed the talk-of-the-town hangout, D’Place by Papas Entertainment, Lekki, Lagos.

They came in at about 3am when the club was at its peak. Wande Coal left D’Place by Papas at 4:20am. His crew later followed suit.

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