First class monarch, Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abiodun Idowu Oniru, 76, is allegedly sick. Reliable sources said the oba, who has not been enjoying the best of health for a while now, is currently in Germany where he is receiving medical attention.
ENCOMIUM Weekly couldn’t ascertain before press time the true state of his health from his family members who were not willing to talk about it.
SEUN KUTI BUYS NEW RIDE
Seun Kuti has added another posh car to his garage. This time, Fela’s son acquired a Mercedes Benz Convertible. Its registration number is KJA 01 KE. It would be noted that Seun Kuti is in love with Benz brand of cars.
DAVIDO AND TANZANIAN MUSIC STAR, DIAMOND DO COLLABO
Rave of the moment, Davido is releasing a collabo with Tanzanian music star, Diamond. The latter was in the country on Monday, November 11, 2013.
And on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, Davido’s manager took him round Lagos to appreciate the city of aquatic splendour also touted as the nation’s entertainment capital.
AYODEJI MARTIN LAURENT JETS IN
Head of Productions at Silverbird Group, Ayodeji Martin Laurent has been out of the country for over a month now. The dude, who also doubles as Ben Bruce’s aide, returned home on Thursday, November 6, 2013. He is now back to his second office at the Eti-Osa Youth Organization, Secretariat at Manuwa Street, Keffi, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Also in the week, the social entrepreneur received American music star of Shalamar fame, Jeffery Daniels.
IBRU’S IN-LAW, BABATUNDE DA-SILVA IN BOAT CRUISE
On Sunday afternoon (November 9, 2013), Babatunde Da-Silva, one of the in-laws of the Ibrus was spotted at Queens Drive Boat Jetty with friends. Sailing in their private boats, they anchored at Ilisan Beach, Lagos, where the rich and mighty picnic.
LAGOS BIZ MAN, ADEWALE ADEBIYI BURIES DAD
Lagos businessman, Adewale Adebiyi is bereaved. He lost his dad on October 2, 2013. According to the burial arrangement released by the family, Elder Samuel Folarin Adebiyi was buried on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
A service was held for the deceased at Winners Chapel, Ota-Idiroko Road. There was reception at the same venue. Interestingly, eminent Nigerians in the burial committee included Diamond Bank’s Chief Paschal Dozie.
IPAL BOSS, SADIQ ELDAU COMPLETES OFFICE RENOVATION
MD/CEO of international Procurement Agency Ltd, Mallam Sadiq Eldau has completed the renovation of his office on Alhaji Bashorun Street, S/West, Ikoyi, Lagos. The building is now all marble.
TINO ELECTRONICS RESTOCKED
Tino Electronics with offices on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, is now fully stocked. We learnt the owner just imported the goods from Japan.
SEGUN ODEGBAMI IN SERIOUS DISCUSSION
On Monday, November 11, 2013, at about 2:15pm, ex-football star, Segun Odegbami was spotted at the Radisson Blu Hotel, on Ozumba Mbadiwa Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Busy discussing an issue of interest with a friend, he later disappeared to the fifth floor for another business.
HEAVY EATER COMPETITION
Do you love to eat heavily while you are entertained? This is for you. The heavy eater competition for local and foreign foods, will be held at S&A Multipurpose Hall, Mojisola Street, Off College/Iju Road, Ogba, Lagos on Sunday, November 24, 2013.
According to the organizers, Great Mustard Production in conjunction with Medson Production. participants are to buy tickets at their office, 1, Isheri Road, Opposite Excellence Hotel, Ogba. The star prize is a DVD player.
SHOLA FAJOBI CELEBRATES 10TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Shola Fajobi the creative mind behind Next Movie Star, Supermom and V-Channel on DSTV is in joyful mood. The father of one child whose wife delivered a couple of months back will be celebrating 10 years of marriage in a couple of days.
His marriage clocked 10 on Friday, November 7, 2013. The happy couple will have a small get-together with family and friends at Troy Lounge.
SILVER ANCHOR’S DELE COLE SIGHTED
CEO, Silver Anchor, an oil servicing company and a top member of Ikoyi Boat Club, Dele Cole, was at the Finishing Barbing Salon, Keffi Street, Ikoyi Lagos, on the afternoon of Sunday, November 9, 2013. He drove to the salon in his white Mercedes Benz 550 SUV with registration number, JC 100.
Finishing Barbing Salon is for the rich and celebrities. Haircut here starts from N2,500.
NEROS JUST DANCE ENTERTAINMENT WINS BEST DANCE COMPANY @ CITY PRIDE ACHIEVERS AWARDS
Premium dance company, Neros Just Dance Entertainment has won another award. This time, they were voted the Best Dance Company at the 2013 edition of City Pride Achiever’s Awards. In a statement the company released after their victory, they thanked the media, sponsors, and fans for their support so far.
Nero Sexy, the brain behind the company, started as a single dancer in 2009. He won his first award on October 1, 2011. That was Teens Favourite Dance of the Year. That same year, he won the Diva Award organized by April 7 Entertainment and 9ja Cable TV.
And launching his dance company, in April 2012, Stanley Izuchukwu Iroabuke Clement has continued to corner all the awards in the industry and beyond.