PADDY ADENUGA IN LATE NIGHT SHOPPING
Paddy Adenuga, son of billionaire businessman and chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jnr, embarked on a late night shopping spree on Friday, August 30, 2013. Sighted at Mega Plaza around 11pm, Paddy, who came in a black sports car and police escort van, was given the rare privilege of patronizing the mall as a lone customer that odd hour.
Before he left the mall, on Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, he dashed out N20,000 to one of the staff that attended to him.
FUSION’S KOREDE ROBERTS BUYS PORSCHE 911
Frontman of Fusion, on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Korede Roberts has reportedly bought a sparkling new Porsche 911 car. Those who have seen the wonder-on-wheels described it as heavenly.
Many claimed the man of style behind the clothing and accessories store parted with $150,000 (N24 million).
FCMB’S JIDE BALOGUN STEPS UP
Jide, one of the sons of the chairman/founder of FCMB, Chief Subomi Balogun has upgraded his Range Rover. He just acquired the 2013 model. Jide Balogun, who resides in a white tower, off Solomon Close, Victoria Island, Lagos personalized his number plate with JB 03.
MADAM BRAITHWAITE SPOTTED AT SANDGROUSE MARKET
Dr. (Mrs.) Braithwaite was at Sandgrouse Market, Lagos Island in the afternoon of Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Chauffeur driven in a while Benz S600 with registration number BR 675 to the modern market, she, however, remained their while her driver did the shopping for her. Some of the items she brought included vegetable, fruits, cutlery and other household stuff.
WALE FANIYI OPENS BITE BILLIONAIRE’S LOUNGE
All is now set for the grand opening of Bite Billionaire’s Lounge. The new the fun spot in Lagos owned by businessman, Wale Faniyi was ready for patronage on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The buzz is already in town as silver-spoon kids, the upwardly mobile persons are warming up to storm the place for the grand opening.
Bite Billionaire’s Lounge is nestled on the ground floor of Fanis House on Adeniyi Jones Street, Ikeja, Lagos, a building that has been the office of expatriates, in Nigeria. The ambience of the lounge attests to the owner’s high taste for luxury, and according to Wale whose business interest cut across many divides, “Everything is set for the opening. We want to set a new record in hospitality business.”
IPAL RENOVATES IKOYI, LAGOS OFFICE
The corporate office of IPAL Nigeria Limited owned by Mallam Sadiq Eldau, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite’s in-law is wearing a new look. Just through with its renovation, IPAL’s which is on Alhaji Bashorun Street, S/W Ikoyi, Lagos is now so beautiful.
YUSUF MAMMAN BACK FROM THE U.S
Nine Plus MD and one-time director of now rested Atlantic Bar, Yusuf Mamman just returned from the U.S with his wife and two kids. He flew in with his family on Saturday night, August 31, 2013.
WIZKID STORMS D’PLACE
Rave of the moment, Wizkid was at the hottest nite club on the Island, that is D’Place by Papas Entertainment, on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at about 2am. With so much exotic wines and spirits at his beck and call, the popular singer had so much fun that morning that he partied till 4:15am. Before he left, he dashed out N10,000 to the security guys.
EMEKA ODOGWU ALSO VISITED
Also at Frank Okamigbo’s D’Place on Saturday, September 31, was the second son of billionaire businessman, Chief Sunny Odogwu (Emeka).
Emeka Odogwu, who stormed the lounge in his black tinted Escalade jeep didn’t stay long there. He left around 4:45am.
JIMMY LAI-BALOGUN SIGHTED AT THE PALMS
At about 6pm, Thursday, September 5, Jimmy Lai-Balogun was spotted at The Palms, Lekki, Lagos. The dude came in his Maserati Coupe with customized registration number, 1809. Jimmy’s ride instantly announced his presence owing to the noise that emanated from its silencer.
He later stepped out, made it to an ATM before walking into the shopping mall.
KAYODE ODELEYE’S BUSINESS EXPANDS
Big businessman, Kayode Odeleye is expanding his company, Kayus Battery. Already with a corporate office on Foresyth Street, Lafiaji Street, Lagos, he has also opened another branch at 12, King George V Road, Onikan, Lagos.
The outlet, patronized by top celebrities, is specifically for sales and services of batteries.
MISS COMMONWEALTH’S VENART OMIGIE RESURFACES
The brain behind Miss Commonwealth, Venart Omigie was around his Ribadu Road, Ikoyi, Lagos office on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. He was actually with his wife, with whom he later left in a black Lexus jeep.
TAYO BADMUS ARRIVES WITH MARINE MACHINES
Tayo Badmus, who jetted out to Japan two weeks ago, is back. The big player in marine transport business arrived with three new Jet Ski Waverunners. And the machines parked at his jetty on Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos, are worth about $12,000 each.
TOP BROADCASTER, FRED NWAULUNE LOSES FATHER-IN-LAW
The presenter of the very popular pidgin English programme on Metro 97.7 FM, I Beg Una, Fred Onyeka Nwaulune is bereaved. The Minister of Enjoyment, as he is fondly addressed on radio, lost his father-in-law, Pa Clement Chukwuma Ezeogu, recently, after a brief illness. According to the burial plans as released by the family, there was Christian wake on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at his residence, Atanda Jinadu Stret, Afromedia, Ajangbadi Ojo, Lagos by members of Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, Adaloko-Ajangbadi by 6pm.
Friday, September 20, 2013, body leaves Amaigbo Joint Hospital in Nwangele local government area in the morning for a brief lying-in-state at the Ezeogu family compound, Umuozu in the same local government area.
The remains of Pa Clement Ezeogu would shortly leave for St. Anthony Catholic Church, Umuozu for funeral service before interment at the Ezeogu family compound, Umuozu.
He is survived by a wife, four children, many grandchildren and two in-laws among whom is Fred Onyeka Nwaulune of Metro FM.
SC JOHNSON’S PROMO ENDS WITH PRIZE PRESENTATION
The SC Johnson Wax’s Scratch-Your-Way-To-Million promo, has ended with winners smiling home with mouth-watering cash prizes. The lucky winners who emerged after a draw included Fatoba Ajayi who won N1 million. Others were Mrs. Akinyonibo Oluwatoyin and Mrs. Bukola Ogunsakin. Both went home with the sum of N500,000. All the winners cut across the nation.
According to Mr. Kwame Wiafe, the Managing Director, SC Johnson Wax, the annual promo draw and prize presentation ended in August, while another would commence next year. He assured that more millionaires will also emerge the 2014 promo targeted at their loyal customers.