City big boy, Dilly clocks 40th

His name might not ring a bell as loudly as some other names would, but what is certain is that, the person in question, Okwudilu Umenyiora, can any day hold his own among those who are making things happen in Lagos where he’s based. Aside being a record label owner, the light skinned dude also deals in auto business. Ardent followers of happenings on the society scene will recall Okwudili who is called Dilly by admirers was some time ago tagged as one of the owners of the most beautiful…

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Dapo Lam brazens up to reality, picks his gaunlet

Born to the family of a teacher turn politician, late Alhaji Lam Adeshina, Dapo had the privilege of having a good training that included sound education. Fate eventually made his father the number one indigene of Oyo state and the man, though late, left a great legacy that guarantees many sweet memories of him. Based on the goodwill of late Lam, it was not surprising the ruling gladiators of these days decided to patronize Dapo, his son, who equally had made contributions and sacrifices as an individual. Governor Abiola Ajimobi,…

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Oba Akiolu, Elegushi, KSA, Obasa, others set for late Baba Sala’s symposium

All is set for a symposium in honour of late comedian, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, a.k.a Baba Sala being part of activities towards his burial next month. The symposium, being the first among activities lined up towards the burial of the late comedian, dramatist, musician and actor, entertainer, is tagged “Genius without Borders”. Billed for the National Art Theatre, Iganmu Lagos, on the 28th of this month, the symposium will feature Barrister Tunji Bamishigbin, who is also a Theatre Arts practitioner and Professor Bakare Ojo-Rasaki, of the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti,…

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Six years after, Bukola Saraki remembers late dad

Without a doubt, it is almost impossible to put forward a story of Kwara state without prominently featuring late Chief Olusola Saraki, the political god of the state. Senator Olusola Saraki, who is better known as Baba Oloye, during his days, didn’t just hold sway in Kwara but he was compassionate and selfless so much that he spared nothing to ensure his people were good. At a ripe age, Oloye departed for the great beyond. As one who lived a great and impactful life, it is only natural such a…

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Oba Rasheed Akanbi savours great moments

Canada returnee who presides over the ancient town of Iwo in Osun State as its traditional ruler, Oba Abdurasheed Adewale Akanbi, from all indications, could be said to be man of the moment as accolades have continued to be on his trail. Recently, the monarch commenced construction of the first Nigeria Arc of Triumph Monument in Iwo and this has attracted so many encomiums to him. While he’s savouring that, another good tiding has again located him. As it is, all preparations are being channeled towards having a great outing…

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Bishop Joseph Onyegbule celebrates church dedication

Who God has blessed, no man can curse, this is the case of senior pastor and founder of Favoured House International Church, Bishop Dr. Joseph Onyegbule. The highly spiritual and influential personality, whose humility has earned him accolades from within and outside the Christian fold, recently dedicated his multi million naira cathedral. The celebration which witnessed top personalities from home and abroad attending the event was held at the church headquarters in the Okota area of Lagos.   Speaking with journalists shortly after the dedication, Dr. Joseph while thanking God…

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Folake Coker relishes her single status

Born to a family that is headed by a respectable man of means who sits on top of thriving business concerns, the Parakoyi of Ibadan land, Bode Akindele, little or nothing is left to be said in convincing anyone that Folake is indeed a lucky one. With good education, great manners, exposure and the rest, all these are indications her background has rubbed off positively on her. Heeding to the call of her passion, fashion, is another decision Folake has been able to get right, as her fashion line, Tiffany…

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Lucky Omolua shines

Brain child of Sir Lucky Omolua, Pinnacle Communications Ltd, is one company that has given a superlative account of itself as regards transition from analogue to digital broadcasting in Nigeria. The company which commenced business in 1998 has consistently installed television and FM radio systems across the country. Not only that, Pinnacle is reputed for installing quality, classy and durable broadcast equipment. It is on account of the foregoing that different stakeholders poured encomiums on Pinnacle Communications at the just concluded 12th Afro-Centric Biennial Conference and Exhibition of African Broadcasters…

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Adekunle Akinlade and wife, Chinenye, celebrate 10th wedding anniversary

In preparation for the elections in 2019, political parties have conducted their primary elections. However, the squabbles left behind by the primaries, particularly in the ruling party, APC is more pronounced so much that attention has been on Imo and Ogun States where the crisis are more serious. As far as Ogun State is concerned, one of the main actors in the crisis is the self-acclaimed preferred governorship candidate of Governor Ibikunle Amosun, Honourable Adekunle Abdulkadir Akinlade. Akinlade, and his god- father, Amosun, have been at loggerheads with APC leadership…

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Kriz David consolidates on ambition, launches ‘smart government’

Another electioneering year is just at the corner, where Nigerians will have the opportunity to elect new sets of leaders at various levels. It is on this premise, interested individuals have been signifying their intentions in various elective positions, and among these people is Delta State-born, Dr. Kriz David, who is pursuing his presidential ambition on the platform of Liberation Movement Party. As part of activities to attract the people to his idea of how governance should be, Kriz, an amiable, unassuming and zealous personality recently launched a book titled,…

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