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Ice Prince sighted at Oriental Hotel

Popular musician, Ice Prince was sighted at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 22.  Accompanied by a lady, he came in his white Bentley.

Ice Prince left the hotel two hours later, heading straight to Lekki Phase I, Lagos.

POPULAR GOSPEL SINGER EDGILBERT UZOMA RELEASES NEW ALBUM RUN

Gospel crooner, Edgilbert Uzoma, whose real name is Edmund Chinedu Uzoma, has released his long-awaited album entitled, RUN.

The five-tracker and three instrumentals album which was released on Saturday, September 20, 2014, reportedly sold thousands of copies on the first day of its release.

RUN has tracks like RUN, a single he dropped in 2013, with a video which got him two nominations, Nigeria Gospel Award and Crystal Gospel Music Award in reggae category. It also has Why? and Divine Intervention, the two tracks he dropped few weeks before the album. The album has many more gospel and inspirational tracks.

Interestingly, the Abuja-based reggae gospel singer started music from childhood as a chorister. Even while he was working with the Nigerian Ports Authority, his love and passion for music made him resign from the civil service in 1991. The same year he released Lagos Life.

“This album (RUN) is a dream come true, many years after I released my first album. I want to thank God for bringing me this far and the acceptance, so far,” Edgilbert told ENCOMIUM Weekly.

FRANK OKAMIGBO SET FOR OCT. 31 BIRTHDAY

Showbiz impresario, Frank Okamigbo would mark his birthday on Friday, October 31, 2014. As usual, the boss of D’Place by Papas would celebrate with the less privileged at the home of destitute, Oko-Baba, Ebute-Metta, Lagos.

DAPO ABIODUN’S SON GBOYEGA MOVES TO THE UK

Gboyega Abiodun, son of MD/Chairman, Heyden Petroleum, Dapo Abiodun has moved to the United Kingdom for further studies.

The former Ogun state guber aspirant has secured admission for his son in the UK. We would let you know the school he got for Gboyega as soon as we get the information.

TUNEX BOSS, TUNDE AHMED BACK FROM SOUTH AFRICA

Owner of Tunex Fashion, Tunde Ahmed is back from South Africa. He went there for a fashion show. He returned on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

DV8’S DEBO ADDS ANOTHER YEAR

Managing Director, DV8 nightclub and hotel, Debo celebrated his birthday on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. He, however, chose to celebrate quietly with her close friends at his Lekki, Lagos home.

TOYO BADMUS ACQUIRES ESCALADE TRUCK

Marine engineer and businessman, Toyo Badmus has acquired an Escalade truck. The automobile he shipped in from America is for the towing of boat carriers.

WIKO, EUROPE’S FASTEST GROWING PHONE BRAND, LAUNCHES IN NIGERIA

Wiko, Europe’s fastest growing phone brand, launches in Nigeria. The French brand introduces an exciting range of phones starting a new direction in consumer experience Lagos, Nigeria.

After establishing a strong market position in Europe in just three years, Wiko started its operation in West Africa by launching its portfolio of 10 phones in Nigeria on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Nigerian consumers are amongst the first in Africa to enjoy the French touch experience that has become a phenomenal success story across Europe.

FLOWERPLUS NEW LAGOS OFFICE COMPLETED

Flower Plus owned by Prince Yemi Adeyeye has moved to its new office/showroom on Maitama Sule Street, South West, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The property although rented by the mogul, has now been remodelled to his taste. Business has since kicked off there.

NEWSTHUMB PUBLISHER’S MOM PASSES ON @ 78

The publisher of Newsthumb magazine, Mr. Olayinka Sotayo has lost his mother, Mrs. Olasunbo Kehinde Sotayo. Aged 78, the families of Sotayo and Akinbiodun have already released the burial plan of the businesswoman, devout Christian and community leader who died on October 18, 2014, after a brief illness.

According to the family, service of songs for the deceased is Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 28, Itun-Sepe compound, Ipara, Ijebu Remo, Ogun state. Wake keep follows the same day at their family house in Ipara, Ijebu Remo.

The remains of Mrs. Olasunbo Kehinde would be interred on Friday, December 5, 2014, at the family compound at 3pm.

Reception follows at the Ipara United Primary School, Ipara Ijebu-Remo, while the thanksgiving service on Sunday, December 7, is at Ipara Methodist Church, Ipara, Ijebu-Remo, Ogun state.

BABALOLA ODUYE SELLS AJAH PROPERTY -Moves to Lekki

Babalola Oduye has reportedly sold his property at Abraham Adesanya Estate. Our source said he has now moved to his newly completed house in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

We also learnt his family would be relocating to Nigeria soon which informed the need for a more expansive abode.

EBI REWANE BACK FROM US

On Sunday, October 19, 2014, at about 8pm, Ebi Rewane, the grandson of late Pa Alfred Rewane was at the YMCA basketball court to train and to keep fit.  Ebi just returned from the US.

FUN TURF EXPANDS

Celebrity training ground, Fun Turf (Lekki, Lagos) has added two more containers. The aim is to further expand their training pitch to accommodate more lovers of sports.

ETI-OSA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE STAGES WALK 3

The annual Walk for Peace organized by Eti-Osa Youth Development Imitative would take off on December 20, 2014.

According to the brain behind the movement, Ayodeji Martin Laurent, Walk 3 was slated for December to enable prospective sponsors and partners to participate fully in the project.

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