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First Call: Tunji Braithwaite back to the country

Tunji-Braithwaite

Elder statesman, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, who has been out of the country for about two weeks is back. It would be recalled that Dr. Braithwaite had to hurriedly return to Lagos months back since his driver he took along with him couldn’t stand the cold in London.

ABIA PEOPLES FORUM BERTHS

A socio-cultural group, Abia Peoples Forum, APF would soon be launched. According to the points man of the group, UN ambassador, Lawrence Onwukwem (Lorenzo), APF would promote democracy and socio-economic development in Abia, God’s Own State. The group also plans to host eminent Abia people to discuss ways of moving the state forward.

Meanwhile, we learnt that APF is being backed and financed by well-to-do and highly influential Abians including politicians and big businessmen.

EVENTI COCKTAILS’ EVENT BILLED FOR APRIL 13

On Sunday, April 13, 2014, the Eventi Cocktail Weekend Lagos is billed to take place at Zen Terrance of the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Eventi Cocktails is one of Nigeria’s premier and exclusive cocktails outdoor catering brand championed by the young and fast growing entrepreneur, Lara Rawa.

Eventi Cocktails has catered for major and exclusive events in Nigeria ranging from weddings, birthdays, parties, seminars, grand opening of major brands in fashion, entertainment, business and lifestyle.  The Eventi Cocktails Weekend is an annual gathering of cocktail enthusiasts and will feature networking, cocktails, and liqours from world class brands.

TONY VOLTRON BOUNCES BACK

Security expert, Tony Voltron is back to business after serious injuries he sustained months back from a power bike accident. Spotted the now physically fit dude at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, sometime last week.

SAMUEL ODUYEMI RETURNS TO THE UK

Son of late Pastor Gabriel Oduyemi, Samuel is back to his UK base. Bethel Ministry’s Samuel Oduyemi left our shores on Monday, March 31, 2014.

OLA ODUNFA LANDS JUICY CONTRACT

Ola Communications boss, Ola Odunfa has landed a juicy contract. The engineer is to install DSTV at First City Monument Bank (FCMB) offices in Lagos.

Ola Communications staffers were actually at work on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

MUSIC STARS, OLAMIDE, ORITSEFEMI, OTHERS STORM D’PLACE

It was fun galore on Wednesday night (April 2, 2014), when music stars, Olamdie, Oritsefemi, Chidinma and Mc Gallaxy made it to D’Place by Papas. The presence of the talented artistes really electrified the popular nite club that night.

Again, on Saturday night, DJ Humility, DJ Exclusive, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Oritsefemi and D’Prince called at D’Place by Papas for yet another all-star studded night

BAYO FOLAWIYO BUYS LEXUS JEEP

Bayo, third son of late Wahab Folawiyo, has just acquired the latest Lexus jeep, 570. We spotted the dude in the posh ride on Sunday, March 30, 2014, as he was driving out of his residence off Keffi Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.

JIDE COLE IN COURT!

Managing Director of Silver Anchor, Jide Cole was at Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos, on Tuesday morning (April 1, 2014). The boss of the oil-servicing company was in court in respect of a matter with a client. Jide Cole made it in a white S600 Mercedes Benz.

ISAAC FAYOSE ALSO AT D’PLACE

Isaac Fayose, younger brother of former governor of Ekiti state (Ayo Fayose) was also at D’Place by Papas, Lekki, Lagos, on Thursday, April 3, 2014. He came with three of his friends.

CONSTANTINO JETS OUT

Mr. Constantino has a luxury boutique at the ground floor of Best Western Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Known for his quality products, the dude travelled to Milan, Italy, on Monday, March 31, 2014, to source for Easter goods. He would be back in a week.

PRINCE IK OKAGBUE MAY JOIN POLITICS

Prince IK Okagbue, son of late Obi of Onitsha, flew back to Nigeria on Saturday night (March 29, 2014), from his US base. Contemplating joining politics, he is said to be consulting with his people on this.

SAMMIE OKPOSO SIGHTED AT SILVERBIRD GALLERIA

We spotted gospel artiste, Sammie Okposo at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The Wellu Wellu creator who came in a black Range Rover was there for a business meeting. We also noted that the popular artiste is adding weight.

PHOTOGRAPHERS STORM OBALENDE

Nikon marketing international celebrated one year anniversary of operating in Nigeria. They also staged  a street walk alongside Lagos professional photographers, the event which caught the attention of residents and business people around Obalende and environ which held on Saturday, March 26, 2014, is still being talked about in that area, considering the numbers of professional photographers that participated.

KING ROKAN DROPS NEW ALBUM

Multiple award-winning US based Nigerian artiste, Rokan Adekola, aka King Rokan is set to release another album. The latest album to be released on April 14, 2014, is entitled, Celebrations. The album produced by Lai Addis has seven track and is being marketed in the US by Rokan Entertainment and distributed in Nigeria by Judi Creative Temple.

King Rokan is known for well composed lyrics and successful albums years back like Showtime released in 2003, Forgive Them in 2005 and Thank You God in 2008.

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