Vanguard Newspaper 10 january 2018
26—SATURDAY Vanguard, FEBRUARY 10, 2018 Juliet Ebirim 08137897935 firstname.lastname@example.org Fatima Dangote The forthcoming union of the daughter of Africa’s richest billionaire, Aliko Dangote and the pilot son of former Inspector General (IG) of Police, MD Abubakar, promises to be the mother of all weddings.The high profile wedding ceremony between Fatima Dangote and Jamil Abubakar is reportedly scheduled to hold in March 2018.. Switch Nightlife, Prince Bunmi Omisore for ‘The Rebirth’ Popular Abuja Club, ‘Switch Nightlife’ has announced date for its reopening (The Rebirth) and the unveiling ceremony of its new partner. The club which is currently situated in the heart of Abuja, has been test-running since October 2017. Announcing the upcoming event of its ‘Rebirth’ and unveiling ceremony, the club chairman, and showbiz impresario, Kehinde Adegbite, popularly known as Mallam Yankee said the re-opening (The Rebirth) will hold on February 9th and 10th, 2018 and will have many entertainers in attendance. Mallam Yankee further dis- Business Tycoon, Yomi Bello eyes political seat By Oba Michael Soyebo Kogi State is perhaps one of the states in Nigeria which is regarded as a troubled state. It is a place where political heavyweights trade their peoples welfare on the altar of political ego and superiority. However, there seems to be a glimmer of hope on the horizon especially for the people of Kogi West senatorial district. Abayomi Bello, the ebullient Sologic group CEO, is ready to rescue his people from the jaws of poverty and underdevelopment. Abayomi Bello is a very successful businessman of international repute who has nurtured his Sologic group business from the scratch to one of the most sought-after companies in Nigeria today. To his credit, Sologic group under his leadership has grown from the days of humble beginnings and currently flaunts investments in Lagos, Abuja and other parts of the country. However, Abayomi’s love for his people won’t allow him stay in his comfort zone. For him, home is where the heart is. And his first port of call is his constituency, Kogi West Senatorial district. The promising political juggernaut who recently opened a classy lounge as Bella Dangote’s daughter to o marry Ex-Police IG’s son As the wedding bells ring for the couple, their families are planning to spare no expense in giving them the treat of a grand wedding celebration. According to the friends of the groom, about five presidents in the world and all the past presidents of Nigeria are billed to attend the wedding. Likewise, world’s renowned billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft •Prince Bunmi closed that ‘Switch Nightlife’ had been test-running all along and it was now time for serious business, as it makes to take a big step into setting an unbeatable standard for •Abayomi Bello boss, Bill Gate, has confirmed his intent to attend the wedding in March at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos. Unlike the wedding of Dangote’s first daughter, Halima to Bello in Kano few years ago, Halima’s forthcoming wedding promises to be starstudded. Vue in Wuse 2, in the FCT, Abuja in his bid to create more employment opportunities for the youths is leaving no stone unturned to make his political aspirations a reality in 2019. His entrant into politics at this time when there is a clamour paradigm shift in the political leadership is a cheering news to his Kogi West constituents. And taking into considerations his achievements in his private business, then, there’s a lot of optimism about his candidacy. Jamil Abubakar Nigerian clubs. He said the new partner to be unveiled in order to raise the bar of the club is Prince Bunmi Omisore. According to Mallam Yankee, ‘With Prince Bunmi, we will take nightlife to a different level in the country. Switch Nightlife has come to set a standard and I’m sorry if competitors are unable to meet up with our pace. Our standard is global,” he said. Top Nigerian artistes including Kiss Daniel and Falz the Bad Guy will be gracing the event. •Segun Codedruns: New trend for escorts and their patrons revealed That nobody talks about it, does not mean it is not in existence. There are professional escort services all over Nigeria. ‘People and Places’ took a sneak peek into one of these agencies simply known as ‘Codedruns’ a top online escort directory. The agency specializes in providing companionship for men, and sometimes women who are willing and able to afford quality time with members of the opposite sex. The management revealed that the site receives 1.9 million visitors from Nigeria monthly. By far the biggest escort directory in the country, the ease of ordering an escort is just like Taxify and Uber complete with a review system. An escort who spoke on condition of anonymity revealed that the agency is god-sent as they do Escorts By Oba Michael Soyebo The ebullient man of hon our, Segun Showunmi popularly known as Sagua had reasons to celebrate few days back. The former acting spokesperson of Ogun PDP who gave the ruling APC plenty of sleepless nights via his intelligent analysis of political events in Ogun state turned a year older. Segun Showunmi’s friends in their wisdom organised a surprise birthday Pinkberry births in Nigeria Pinkberry is finally hitting Lagos in partnership with Eat N’GO Limited. Originated in Los Angeles, Califonia, the newest Pinkberry locations at Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1 and Ikeja, Lagos which opened on Thursday 8th, February, 2018 and Friday, 9th February, 2018 respectively marks the arrival of the famous frozen yogurt brand in Nigeria. In a statement, Aaron Serruya, President and CEO of Pinkberry International said “We are happy to serve and become a local favorite of the sophisticated community in Lagos in partnership with Eat N’GO Limited, who share our values and commitment on exceeding customer expectations day in and day out”. “The addition of Pinkberry will introduce Nigeria to the fresh flavors like no other, outstanding service and sophisticated style for which the brand is known,” said Charbel A n t o u n , Photo: By Akeem Salau not have to stand by the road side, under harsh weather conditions to ply their trade, as they now run their business online. “A client will send a message to know if we are available and negotiate the cost. We prefer hotels or residential homes in choice parts of town. We also offer in-call as well - whereby customers can visit and engage us in our houses.” Most of the escorts said they make an average of one hundred and fifty thousand naira and two hundred and fifty thousand naira weekly. The later when they (escorts) subscribe for premium and appear on the front page. However, they revealed that some clients can be naughty and want to cut on the agreed price, but that majority are nice gentlemen. The website also has a blacklist, which warns escorts of reported dangerous or ‘osho free’ client, as well as blacklisted escorts to warn clients of fraudulent escorts. Queen, an escort registered on Codedruns, revealed that she used to be a banker but resigned. Segun Showunmi celebrates in style dinner in his honour. His high-brow Hilltop residence was practically shut down as family, friends and political associates turned up in style to honour a man described by many as a jolly good fellow. The classy but modest birthday dinner had in attendance high flying guests who came from all walks of life. As expected, there were more than enough to munch and exotic wines flowed like water. Segun Showunmi has built a strong brand for himself as one of the finest image makers in Ogun state who is blessed with the oratory skills and he is highly rated as a walking encyclopedia of Ogun political history and terrain. He has scored many first in his political adventures and narrowly missed out on PDP’s National Publicity Secretary position due to zoning. Segun Showunmi rolled in rich circles and he is a close ally of some of Nigeria’s men of power. In spite of his modest achievements, he remains humble. Chairman,Eat N’GO Limited With a passion to help people discover new ways to enjoy yogurt in their daily routines, Pinkberry assists every customer in pairing yogurt with the perfect toppings. It delivers distinctive taste served with gratitude in an inspiring store design to create a one-of-akind experience that delight on every visit. The Lagos locations will be serving Pinkberry’s six distinctive flavors. Customers can personalize every yogurt experience with any combination of delicious toppings. Each topping is selected with the highest quality standards, - fresh fruit hand-cut daily in-store, wholesome granola, gourmet baked goods and cookies, toasted nuts, creamy caramel, or rich, premium milk chocolate crunch imported from Italy to name a few.
SATURDAY Vanguard, FEBRUARY 10, 2018—27 Garlands as Omotola celebrates40 40 •Her memorable moments in photos, movies and lifestyle Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade- Ekeinde, turned 40 on Wednesday and it has been a celebration galore, as the actress kicked off her birthday events the same day with a party for widows and orphans in Lagos. The party was the first event to kick start her five-day birthday celebration tagged #Omotola4point0. Speaking at the event, Omotola said “I have always had a soft spot for widows and orphans for many years now because I can relate to their plight. My mum was a widow for 10 years before she passed on about 16 years ago. I am also an orphan, so I’d know what it feels like to be an orphan.” “My team have always showed love and encouraged widows who have strived to keep the home front in order despite the demise of their spouses.” The party was followed by Couples Retreat themed “Reciprocate, Respect, Mental Annjay rewards fans with JAMB forms Annjay rewards fans with JAMB forms As her way of helping fans to fulfill their dreams of getting quality education, singer, model and entrepreneur, John Angela Chioma, better known as Annjay, has donated a number of JAMB forms to them. According to the singer, the move is aimed at not just starting the year on a bright note but also, to put a smile on the faces of her fans while giving them a ray of hope, no matter how small. “Few 2018/2019 Jamb forms up for grab from me....Send your details to my Dm. My team will contact you if you are among the lucky people. Start now as entries closes by 6pm Health A n d Avoiding Slavery In Marriage”which held on Thursday. T h e celebration continues today with the actress embarking on a “Renaissance Trip To Trace The Beginning Of Slavery.”It will be followed by a Symposium on “Mental Slavery And The Emancipation Of The Black Race” on •Omotola Saturday. The celebration will climax on February 11 with a ball, themed “The Omosexy Ball. From all indications, Omotola deserves to be celebrated, having paid her dues as an actress. Since today. For student in Lagos only please. All the best,” the singer announced on her Instagram and Facebook pages. Speaking further on the gesture, the singer stated that she will be giving out a number of forms only to the applicants who would complete the registration by themselves. I don’t want to disclose the number of forms because the aim is not to brag about it. However, I and my team are comfortable knowing that we have set the process in motion for some people. That is the reason we are not taking photographs with them. Education is a very important making her debut in the critically acclaimed film, “Mortal Inheritance” in 1995, Omosexy as she fondly called by her fans has remained on part of human existence and we would like to be a part of someone’s process,” she added. Last year, the singer released a couple of singles including the track, ‘Man No Be God’. She also took her entrepreneurial drive a notch higher when she launched her Annjay Hair, a product which she says caters for all females, irrespective of class. Annjay said that she has expanded her operations to Port Harcourt and Abuja in addition to having sales outlets in several other cities. According to her, this has become necessary due to the top of her game. In the movie that brought her to the limelight, Omotola played a sickle-cell patient who fights for her life despite the odds of survival. The film is regarded as one of Nigeria’s best movies ever made. Since then, she has starred in several blockbuster movies, including Games Women Play, Blood Sisters, All My Life, Last Wedding, My Story, The Woman in Me and a host of others. After shooting roughly 3 0 0 straight to v i d e o movies, Omotola received her f i r s t cinematic movie role in the 2010 film, Ije. The film, shot on locations in Jos, California and Los Angeles was the highest grossing Nollywood film at the time. It was also the movie that did not only reunite her with her Genevieve Nnaji, but also, •Annay demand she has been receiving. “We recently launched our operations in Lagos and we were overwhelmed by the demand. To meet up, we decided it was best to open up shop in areas where the demand is highest,” she said. it put to rest the supremacy war between the heavyweight actresses. However, besides, receiving numerous highprofile awards, launching a music career, and amassing an enviable fan base, Omotola holds the record of being the first African celebrity to receive over 1 million likes on her Facebook page. She currently has a total of 3 million followers on Facebook. It’s no surprise to see her fans across the globe flooding her social media space with birthday messages and banquet of flowers in appreciation of her creative ingenuity. Some of the messages are memorable as they are timeless. One of the birthday messages by Mmercyiaspire read, “A wonderful 40th birthday to my own very dear friend , sister, confidant, supporter , third eye, , teacher , inspiration @realomosexy . It’s been a journey of almost 20 years but it keeps getting better and stronger like fine wine.Thanks for being a great support system.” “Thanks for always having my back, thanks for all the counsel..You will celebrate another 2 Scores and more. Your latter years will be greater than the former ! We know you are great but I know God has only just begun with you.” “Your greatest achievements are on the way. This is only the beginning. Keep soaring Sis.” Muvalsglam also wrote, “Sometimes beauty is embedded in your daily routine until it becomes an habit and is evident. Happy birthday to the beautiful Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.” For Hop_d_aureate, “You have a shiny head to sweet little toes. You are really a wonderful mother, wife, role model full of positivity and energy. Back in the days when I had time for Nollywood movies, I would always look out for the ones you had a role in. That’s how long my love for you begun. @realomosexy ‘I wish you million and million of smiles and continuous laughter.”