BELLA ADENUGA-DISU STORMS D’PLACE TO CATCH FUN
Bella Disu, daughter of billionaire owner of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jnr. stormed Lekki, Lagos fun haven, D’Place by Papas Entertainment on Friday, September 20, 2013. Her first visit since the lounge was opened, Bella came with a retinue of mobile police escorts in two pick-up vans.
She arrived around 1:45am with friends and left at exactly 3:50am.
In Bella’s entourage were popular singer, Dr. Sid and Glo ambassador, Chidynma, amongst others.
BIOLA ADEGOKE TURNS DA GROTTO TO CAR LOT
Da Grotto Club owner, Biola Adegoke has converted the frontage of his lounge on Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, to a car lot.
When we visited last week, Biola was test driving one of the three cars with a For Sale sign. So, the big question is if Da Grotto boss is also a car dealer.
ISAAC FOYOSE’S NITECLUB, ALIBI BERTHS
Isaac Fayose, younger brother of former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has opened a night club in Lekki, Lagos. The place known as Alibi has since commenced operations.
SON VISITS DAPO ABIODUN IN LONDON
Gboyega, Chief Dapo Abiodun’s son, flew to the UK on Thursday, September 19, 2013, to attend to his father’s health needs. The former Ogun State guber aspirant and one-time special assistant to ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo has not been in the best of health after a near fatal domestic fall that left him seriously injured. Gboyega Abiodun is expected back in two weeks.
WIZKID IS BACK
Wizkid, who travelled to attend an event in Holland last week is back to the country. He came back on Monday, September 23, 2013.
COSTANTINO BOSS JETS IN
Mr. Costantino, owner of Costantino Boutique on the ground floor of Best Western Hotel, Lagos, is back from Milan, Italy.
The big businessman, who has been away for weeks returned with loads of fashion items.
AYODEJI MARTINS LAWRENT IN INDIA FOR MEDICAL CHECK-UP
Head of Silverbird Productions and Personal Assistant to Ben Bruce, Ayodeji Martin Lawrent has travelled to India for medical check-up.
The social entrepreneur and youth leader, left our shores on Saturday, September 21, 2013. He is expected back in about two months.
JIDE COLE BUYS SPEED BOAT
MD/CEO, Silver Anchor, Jide Cole has acquired a speed boat which cost him millions of naira. We sighted the man, who is into oil services in his latest acquisition at the Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Boat Club, on Saturday, September 22, at about 2pm.
The rich businessman made it to the Boat Club in his white Mercedes Benz car with registration number JC100.
BOLAJI BASIA BACK FROM CANADA
K1 De Ultimate’s bosom friend and CEO, Abosa Promotion, Saheed Bolaji Ajani, popularly known as Bolaji Basia has returned to Nigeria, after spending few weeks in Canada, where he had gone to visit his family. The top socialite and influential entertainment promoter breezed into the country days back.
He was spotted at Mama Cass, Magodo, Lagos, on Thursday, September 19, 2013. He drove into the eatery premises in a black Range Rover Sport, accompanied by his PA, Lekan.
He doled out some cash to some of the boys around before zooming off. We learnt he has temporarily relocated to Nigeria to strengthen his business.
FELA’S PROTÉGÉ, DEDE MABIAKU GOES LIVE
Dede Mabiaku, who used to be with late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has started a live band on Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. He plays only on Friday night, at a newly opened bar near Pat Place Restaurant on Ajose Adeogun Street.
NEROS JUST DANCE ENTERTAINMENT WINS CAMA AWARDS
Sensational dance group, Neros Just Dance Entertainment is really making waves. Cornerning all the awards and recognition in the industry, Neros was also celebrated as Company of the Year at the Classic African Merit Award (CAMA) held on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 10 Degrees Event Centre, Oregun, Lagos.
TOYO BADMUS BUYS MORE LAND
Chief Toyo Badmus, owner of Jetties on Marina Waters just bought four plots of land at Awoyaya after Ajah, Lagos. Work has commenced on the land. We learnt he plans to build a showroom for his marine equipment and a plaza. It’s going to be a 3-storey affair. We visited the site on Friday, September 20, 2013.
EDIOMO LINUS MAKING WAVES WITH EDDIEGOLD CONCEPT
Delectable model cum journalist, Ediomo Linus, is the brain behind Eddiegold Concept which is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the event management industry. The journalist turned event manager has gradually become party organiser’s favourite with her customer friendly policies, neat and quality packaging of high profile events. This has attracted showbiz and party pillars in the society to court her unique services. Eddie is a graduate of Nigeria Institute of Journalism. “Eddiegold Concept offers the best in planning of events. We handle party burdens such as corporate events, conferences, public events etc. Eddiegold Concept brings forth reliable services in the following fields: hall decorations, bridal make up, cocktail, drinks and small chops, wedding and birthday cakes, catering services, live band and photography. We also help in reducing the stress of choosing beautiful aso ebi and also souvenirs for your guests.
WOMEN AND MODESTY GLOBAL INITIATIVE SET FOR NOVEMBER 3 UNVEILING CEREMONY
The Women and Modesty Global Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, is now ready to begin operation. The unveiling of the NGO and inauguration of its board of trustees comes up Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Bespoke Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos.
The programme is designed to reveal the initiative to stakeholders, prospective individuals and corporate sponsors. Its sole purpose is to create awareness. According to the woman behind it all, Mrs Imelda Osuji (Madam Modesty), it is going to be a gathering of the crème de la crème as dignitaries across the globe would grace the event.
The NGO would be declared open by her Excellency, Dame Abimbola Fashola, wife of the Lagos State Governor.
The Board of Trustees to be inaugurated would include Sir Mike M Okiro, former inspector general of Police and Chairman Police Service Commission, Chief Tunji Braitwaite (Ph.D), Mrs. Modupe Jimoh Ibrahim, Vice Chairman, Global Fleet, Chief Mrs. Edith Mike Ejezie, MD/CEO Gosord Oil & Gas Ltd., Mrs. Abiodun Olujimi, former Deputy Governor, Ekiti State, Chief (Dr.) Isaac Olusola Dada, Councillor Anna Mbachu of Groove Green Ward, London), Ifesinachi Ugwuonye, leading consultant of Citi Bank, USA, and Mrs. Monilola Ogunsanya Chartered Accountant/Fashion Designer amongst other eminent Nigerians.
Women and Modesty Global Initiative was borne out of the need to conserve female folks and preserve the most cherished African culture. The NGO advocates decent and enviable lifestyle among African women. It focuses on the celebration of the virtuous woman and lays emphasis on dress- sense, conduct, carriage, civility, decorum, courtesy and the role of motherhood in the life of an African child.
By extension, the NGO caters for the well being of the African woman/child by fighting against domestic violence, female mutilation and other vices that could impede the happiness of the African woman.
“Women constitute the building blocks for family values and catalyst for the progress of any society, thus, their rights should not be abused”, the NGO’s founder, Madam Modesty asserted in a recent chat with ENCOMIUM Weekly.