On Sunday, January 3, 2016, epitome of gentlemanliness, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state got roughened. His convoy was driving through Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, to link Lekki and there was this mother of all traffic gridlock. He couldn’t stand it. As soon as he found out that the bottleneck was caused by an illegal bus stop and the Oando Filling Station on that same road, he ordered that the Oando Filling Station be shut with immediate effect while the illegal bus stop barricaded.
The traffic gridlock stretched up to the Falomo Shopping Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos. Armed policemen were quickly detailed to patrol areas affected to ease traffic.
WIZKID STAGES NEW YEAR ALL WHITE GIG
Dancehall artiste, Wizkid staged and all white party at the newly renovated Xcape niteclub on Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Friday, January 1, 2016. All the guests complied with the dress code.
OLUMIDE BRAITHWAITE SUPERVISES OKESUNA CHAMBER PAINTING
On Monday, January 4, 2016, at about 2:15pm, Olamide, son of veteran politician and elder statesman, Tunji Braithwaite’s son was at his father’s chamber on Okesuna Street, Lagos Island, supervising the painting of the house.
He parked his black Range Rover jeep in the premises as he supervised the painting of the 3-storey building. He also attended to one or two things in the premises before he drove off.
JIDE COLE ACQUIRES G-WAGON
Marine Engineer, Jide Cole, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Deep Sea Oil Services has joined the club of G-Wagon owners.
He’s Mercedes Benz freak and has a collection of Benz cars in his large garage. He took delivery of a white G65 Benz Wagon recently. Spotted the wonder-on-wheels in the afternoon of Saturday, January 2, 2016, at the Awolowo Road, Boat Club, Ikoyi, Lagos, when he arrived for a boat cruise.
MARINA JETTY’S TOYO RELOCATES FAMILY TO THE US
Engineer Toyo, owner of Marina Jetty on Lagos Marina has moved his wife and daughter to the United States of America. He jokingly said on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, when his family were about to fly off that they were relocating to open their eyes to the American way.
PHENOMENON’S AZUH FRANCIS ON PICNIC WITH FRIENDS AT TARKWA BAY
Azuh Francis, owner of Phenomenon Boutique on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos and Shoprite, Lekki, Lagos, was at Queen’s Drive Boat Club, Ikoyi, Lagos, in the afternoon of Saturday, January 2, 2016, with some friends.
Azuh Francis chartered a boat for a picnic at Tarkwa Bay. The team left at about 1pm and returned at 7pm.
DEMOLA COKER AND FRIENDS ROCK G12 BAR
Demola Coker of the popular Coker Family, Alausa, Lagos, was at G12 Bar, Oniru Beach, Lekki, Lagos, on Sunday, January 3, 2016, with three ladies and two men. They came in a G-Wagon and a Mercedes Benz jeep. The G-Wagon had a personalized registration number, Goodluck. They arrived at about 1am and left about 4am.
M.I, SOUND SULTAN, FRANK OKAMIGBO, MBADIWES STORM COVA NITECLUB
On Sunday, January 3, 2016, spotted master rapper, M.I, Jagbanjantis crooner, Sound Sultan, lord of night life, Frank Okamigbo and the Mbadiwes at Cova niteclub, Mega Plaza penthouse, Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. This was about 2am. They visited Iru and Elegushi beaches in continuation of the New Year celebrations.
FOLAWIYOS AND FRIENDS PICNIC AT TARKWA BAY
In the morning of Sunday, January 3, 2016, the Folawiyos and friends were at Folawiyo Jetty at Queen’s Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos, on their way to a picnic at Tarkwa Bay.
They were in three boats. We were there until they departed.
TINUBU AND AMBODE IN STREET JAMZ COLLABO
Dee-Jay Scoth whose real names are Adeyinka Omoshalewa Ajao from D’Place by Papas niteclub, Lekki, Lagos, was the official DJ at the annual One Lagos Fiesta held at Jagor junction, Okesuna Street, Lagos Island.
The event held on Friday, January 1, 2016, was sponsored by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and the national leader of the ruling party, All Progresives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
LANRE FOLAWIYO AVERTS DOMESTIC INFERNO
Alhaji Lanre Folawiyo’s Keffi, South-West, Ikoyi, Lagos residence almost went up in flames but for the high tech fire extinguisher which quickly put off the fire. This was during Christmas.
OLA ODUNFA AND FRIENDS WIND DOWN AT FREEDOM PARK
Ola Odunfa of Ola Communications at Hospital Road, Lagos Island, is back from the United States of America. The astute businessman has extended his business interests to satellite TV system, radio mast and towers, general electrification, etc.
Ola Odunfa was at Freedom Park, Lagos Island, on Sunday, January 3, 2016, having a blast with some friends.