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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

African Young Chefs Competition hosts winners of The Future Awards Africa 2017


Mimi Onalaja & Idia Aisien


Eunice Omole



Prince BK

Winners of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2017 were hosted to a dinner by the African Young Chefs Competition on Saturday, 24 February, 2018 at the Culinary Academy, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The event was a celebration of young talents and entrepreneurs driving the new African narrative, while also highlighting the impact of the Awards on their work and initiatives.
Led by Chef Tiyan Alile, creative director, Culinary Academy, said, “The African Young Chefs Competition is designed to recognise, reward talent, and encourage healthy competition among colleagues which is why we are glad to host the winners of The Future Awards Africa 2017”.
Speaking with guests, founding partner of The Future Project, Adebola Williams, reiterated the efforts of The Future Awards Africa in spotlighting young minds and change-makers on the continent, thereby driving their achievements as the true and authentic African stories.

“Strategically, young Nigerians are currently driving sustainable change in the country, where solutions are provided through creativity and participation in their communities, especially with business, media, education, agriculture. More importantly, winners of The Future Awards Africa represent the true revolution with the capability to place our continent at the forefront of the global market,” he said.

Speaking at the event, Bukonla Adebakin, The Project Lead, The Future Project explained the repositioning of the awards, stating that although the process can be tedious, the current change in the country demands that everyone driving change should be acknowledged and celebrated, even at the grassroots.

Winners also explained their exciting journey from emerging as a winner, and the impact of the awards over the past few months.

More after the break.... .

WHEN MMA BAKASSI-SENATOR FLORENCE ITA-GIWA CLOCKED 72 GOOD YEARS!


Lady in red....

Birthday lady Florence Ita-Giwa & Chief Mrs. Ireti Asemota

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa


Senator Ita-Giwa, daughter Koko & others

Funmi Ajila-Ladipo, Senator & Rufai Ladipo
Enthyst Boss, Ndidi Obioha

Every year as a way to thank God for a good good life, the lady who defines elegance with much aplomb, her royal gorgeousness, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa gathers her friends and well wishers always to a sumptuous do, this year 2018 was no exception at all.

But instead of the big party that she is known to favour, she decided to have a more subdued but still well packaged soiree at her highbrow residence in Banana Island Ikoyi Lagos to celebrate clocking 72 years on earth! Quite shocking we presume, and that's because bshe looks 60 rather thtn 70 not to talk of 72!

We bear testament to the fact that the apartment at Bella Vista is a very well appointed one and fit enough for a Princess and titled lady that Senator Florence Ita-Giwa is. For those who might not know, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa is a real princess from a royal family.

Though it was a "little get together" in quote like some refer to it, but it wasn't devoid of all the expected razzmatazz that follows high octane parties, where the guests are some of the creme of the society. It was like the whole world was there to wish the 72 year old unrelenting and unrepentant fashion "young at heart" impressive fashion icon a happy birthday.

Day of the impressive shindig was Sunday, February 25, 2018 and some of those we sighted were the likes of Globe Motors Chairman and his stylish wife, Willie and Nkiru Anumudu, This Day Style Editor, the elegant Ruth Osime, Skymit Motors Chairman, Tayo Ayeni, the handsome and suave gentleman behind Sophisticat, Lanre Ogunlesi, First Nation Airline handsome owner Kayode Odukoya, Chairman of Inducon Nigeria Limited and immediate younger brother of the late first lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Stella Obasanjo, Dr. John Abebe, supremely gorgeous Event's engineer behind Enthyst brand, Ndidi Obioha, handsome grandson of the late sage & former Premier of Western Nigeria, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in the person of Segun Awolowo Jnr, who is the CEO/DG of the NEPC, his mom, Hajia Abah Folawiyo, beleagured billionaire businesswoman, owner of Practoil and an in-law to the current Vice President, Hajia Bola Muinat Shagaya, wife of the owner/CEO of Sunny Motors & Omoregie Motors, Chief Mrs. Ireti Asemota, award winning designer behind the Maufechi brand, Maureen Onigbanjo, owner of House of Regalia & President of FADAN & her husband, who is a top media communications expert, Funmi Ajila-Ladipo and Rufai Ladipo, stupendously stylish and beautiful thespian Rita Dominic, fine boy businessman and trained Pilot, Otunba Lai Oriowo, London based, top socialite Kayode Lanihun, Ambassador Greg Mbadiwe, ex-beauty queen and WAG, Adaeze Joseph Yobo, her gorgeous mom Abigail Igwe, the Ghanaian first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo and a few others.

Birthday lady herself, ever the epitome of supreme grace and gorgeousness was the ultimate lady-in-red, in her stupendous 1 piece red ensemble, a colour she seem to favour a whole lot and from what we heard, she was a super fantastic host, who welcomed all her guests very well. Imagine that she was even a hotstepper at a point during the proceedings.

All in all, it was a top scale small party, that those who attended enjoyed loads.

More after the break.

AMARA KANU GETTING SET FOR MARCH 18, 2018 DATE IN CENTRAL LONDON


Nwankwo, Amara & their gorgeous kids


The excitement is palpable as the date gets nearer, it's March 18, 2018 in Central London. Amara Kanu, the gorgeous wife of ex-award winning footballer par excellence, Kanu Nwankwo has a date with her fans and admirers!

She would be inspiring and motivating as she shares her top secrets on how she has been able to hold it down admirably so far, as a mother of many kids (motherhood), a wife (former WAG) to a star sport's personality, how she has been able to keep fit and trim while holding down a career, as a "best selling author"? Health coach and architect.

According to the feelers we have gotten, it's like a frenzy as people in London and surroundings have been falling over themselves to register at £20 each, for the upcoming gathering. At least for now, swords have been sheathed as she focuses on the upcoming event, no distractions whatsoever coming from her husband's brother and his wife, who also seem to have become a best selling author, with her book on how to make money from Instagram which seems to have sold out!

Lest we forget, the Kanu kids all look super good, we really like them. 

Monday, February 26, 2018

KAYODE OGUNDAMISI POOH POOH'S BILLIONAIRE FOLORUNSHO ALAKIJA'S CLAIM TO AWESOME WEALTH VIA OIL BLOC!


Kayode Ogundamisi

Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija



There has always been this over stressed narrative as per how Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, one of Africa's wealthiest woman came into her stupendous wealth. At every given opportunity, the colossally rich woman never fails to talk about how, she took charge of an oil well, that was rejected by another, which later became the corner stone to what we know now.

According to the lady of immense means, whose 2nd wedding ceremony for one of her sons which happened sometime ago in London, shook the whole of the United Kingdom due to the sheer opulence that was displayed and the value of money spent. She had said what was rejected by an oil company, she had accepted by faith. So what that actually refers to, is that it was God and her trust in the God, that brought the Oil bloc her way!

A seasoned social activist and a veteran of many battles of wit, based in the UK, who shuttles between the UK and Nigeria, who was a former Secretary General of the Students Union of his Alma Mater, University of Jos, by name Kayode Ogundamisi, who maybe having being highly irritated by the continual flogging of the same old bullshit narrative, recently pooh-poohed, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija's claim to fame in a series of very piecing, no holds barred tweets!

More after the break.

ANOTHER SUPER HONEY COATED MONDAY IS HERE. FEATURING NANCY ISIME!


Nancy Isime


It's a "super cool weather" Monday, the last in the month of February 2018, and the 2nd day of the new week! A supremely cool day after the downpour, no harsh sun, all beautiful and one of those who has made the day super cool is none other than, former top model, former beauty queen- she won "Miss Valentine International 2009" and now growing actress, Nancy Isime.

The short haired, blonde bombshell, with the super gorgeous eyes is our sky-blue wearing wonder and beauty.

Though not shown here in the above picture, Nancy who graduated from UNILAG with a degree in Social Works is one gorgeous lady with a bodacious and quite impressive body shape. So she's not just a beauty facially, but combines it with a "banging body". Outfit made by Mai Atafo.

Have a Honey coated, sumptuously dripping Monday! 

SHINA PELLER- POLITICS! TO BE OR NOT TO BE? THAT'S THE 1BILLION NAIRA QUESTION





According to the feelers we are getting, all things being equal the well known son of one of Africa's greatest magician/illusionist- Prof. Folorunsho Abiola Peller, in the person of Shina Abiola Peller, who runs probably the most successful night club in Lagos till date and by extension Nigeria, might be gunning for an elective office come the next election in 2019. Some have said he is surely going to run!

According to the gist, the ground swell of activities of the past many months, which have all brought much attention the way of the "king of Nigerian night life" might have been his own systematic way of preparing the grounds for his ultimate declaration sometime soon.

Apart from many of the massive  and unprecedented philanthropic activities/gestures/projects engaged in by the handsome and suave young man who would be 42 come May of 2018, that has spanned many areas and valued at many millions of Naira, the chieftaincy recognitions from his homefront Iseyin and other parts bears testimony to his growing popularity. He is the Aare Gbobaniyi of Iseyin. He not too long ago, organised a massive football competition that caught the attention of many prominent Nigerians.

So after conquering the world of business, with investments in oil and gas, real estate and the hospitality business, with his night club business called Quilox, the next logical step for him is maybe politics, which is the other name for Power!

Shina is claimed to have been one of those that helped to revolutionise the night club business in Nigeria.

For a man, who according to our findings makes not less than (at least ₦100million) at most weekends, going into politics and making an immediate impact wouldn't be anything extraordinary at all for him. He is already known to be a philanthropist extraordinaire, whose concern for his people and people in general is outstanding.

So it's been said that to make this his dream come true, Shina Peller would be favouring the ruling party, the APC.

Shina would already rubs shoulder with the high and mighty, the creme de la creme of the society, those who make decisions via his business is said to be eyeing either the House of Representatives post in his OkeOgun constituency, which comprises of at least 10 local government areas or the Senatorial position. Oke Ogun starts from a part of Oyo North and extends to the border of Kwara State and Oyo.

Shina's pedigree has seemingly prepared him for leadership positions. He is a graduate of the Ladoke Akintola University in Ogbomosho, with a B SC in Chemical Engineering and an MBA in Business Management from the same Alma Mater. He was born on May 14, 1976 and he is the Chairman & MD/CEO of Aquila Group of Companies. 

JAMIL WEDS FATIMA- MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENTS AWAITS THE BOOZERS!

Jamil Abubakar & Fatima Dangote

MD Abubakar & Aliko Dangote

Come a date in the month of March 2018, which is only a few days away, all the certified juggernauts worth their salts, big elephants who leaves indelible footprints wherever they go, the who-is-who and the creme de la creme from around the world would all converge at the expansive hall of the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island Lagos to celebrate the wedding between Fatima Dangote, daughter of Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Africa's Richest on planet Earth and Jamil Abubakar aka Jamboy, the first son of the former Inspector General of Police in Nigeria.

Just like the Sarakis, who being practising Moslems refused to serve alcohol/booze of any type at their children's humongous wedding ceremonies a few months back, the feelers emanating from the household of the families involved with the upcoming wedding, has it that alcohol/booze of all types would also be a No-no at the Dangote weds Abubakar upcoming wedding too, which has already seen many different hashtags likes of #fatjam2018 #jamfat2018 #abudan2018 #dafa2018 #jafa2018 spring up.

The no booze order adopted though is not going to take away one bit from the whole package expected at this  lifestyle wedding. From what we have heard, people are already falling over each other to make sure to get invited, for to be seen at this wedding is been termed a sort of status symbol that can elevate some people's standing in the society.

We are eagerly awaiting the day to come, so as to bring you the full coverage.  

Friday, February 23, 2018

HAS ZENITH BANK BOUGHT TRUECALLER?

So I’m wondering, has Zenith Bank Bought into the True caller App? Because every time I receive or place a call now I get a Zenith bank Ad and it isn’t just me as I have seen it on other devices also. Seems like great exposure and Zenith Bank has taken that opportunity, because they have been appearing very prominently. I have seen it enough to know what their message is (image for image as well) and after interacting with it I was able to open a bank account online! Well, I can since I do not need one kobo for it. (Thank God o! cause people are broke in the country).  So the advert looks like this (photo below).

After some checking I found out that True caller has over 6.2million users in Nigeria and adverts placed on the platform have an estimated reach of 3million views per day.  So this has me asking; does it mean Zenith Bank has had their message viewed not just by me but also by millions of other users daily whether on Android or iPhone.

Now more than over three million people know that you can open an account with Zenith Bank without a single kobo o! 

 So here is my thought, whoever you are, whatever you do, whatever service you render or whatever you produce. Let Nigeria see you!!!

Thursday, February 22, 2018

ECOBANK VS HONEYWELL. THE REAL FACTS OF THE MATTER. WHAT DOES A BANK THAT HAS BEEN PAID IN FULL STILL WANT?

Obafoluke Otudeko

There's been plenty of sensationalism concerning this case between the 2 institutions mentioned above that is- Honeywell vs ECOBANK, without people knowing the whole truth of the matter as it were. And because one of the sides was making so much noise and the other was quiet as a matter of in house policy, it was like the other side was guilty for being quiet!

Just because one of the parties had adopted to be quiet and allow the matter take the proper course (follow the proper laid down law procedures for solving matters/issues), without making noise doesn't make them guilty or that they didn't know what to do too.

So what we have done here, is to bring out the the facts of the matter as it were and all that was done before things went askance and got to where it is now.

The summary of the fact is that, Honeywell Group as a business entity and in the individual capacities of those that own the brand and subsidiaries, does not owe ECOBANK a dime, Kobo in any form at all. And that's because all that was owed the bank in any form, totalling ₦3.5 billion Naira after the agreement made with the bank's authorities with evidence was paid. That is, liquidated and settled and therefore, Honeywell Group meaning with all the subsidiaries owes ECOBANK no money, no amount whatsoever.

Honeywell Group commenced discussions with Ecobank in May 2012, with a view to agree a full and final settlement of the indebtedness of three of its operating companies (including HFMP) to Ecobank. All three facilities were originally consummated with the then Oceanic Bank Plc.

Several meetings were held between the parties with a view to achieving a settlement of Honeywell’s indebtedness to the Bank. A settlement was finally reached at the meeting of the 22nd July, 2013 involving the Chairman, Dr. Oba Otudeko CFR, and Ecobank’s Managing Director, Mr. Jibril Aku to the effect that Honeywell should pay the sum of N3.5 billion in full and final settlement of its indebtedness to the Bank

Following the meeting, Honeywell immediately paid the sum of N500 million and wrote to the Bank confirming the terms of the agreement. The Bank responded via its letter dated 22nd July, 2013 confirming the payment agreement, and stating that the balance of N3 billion should be paid before the exit of CBN examiners from the Bank.

Although the Bank stated that the balance be paid before the exit of the CBN examiners, no specific dates were mentioned and Honeywell was not informed of the date of the eventual exit of the CBN examiners even though they kept engaging the Bank in discussions.

After several attempts by Honeywell to discuss the payment of the balance, the Parties held a meeting on the 12th of December, 2013 at Honeywell’s offices involving their Chairman, Dr. Oba Otudeko CFR, the Bank’s Managing Director, Mr. Jibril Aku, the Bank’s Company Secretary, Mrs. Denike Laoye and other senior executives of both organizations. At this meeting, the payment agreement was reiterated by the Parties. There was no mention that the settlement amount had changed or that the agreement had lapsed. The said Bank executives who were in attendance have the authority to bind the Bank statutorily.

Following the 12th of December 2013 meeting, Honeywell completed the payment of the agreed N3.5 billion on the 9th of January, 2014. Honeywell thereafter wrote to Ecobank referring to the meeting of
December 12, 2013 and the agreement reached while also confirming that the payments had been completed as agreed. Honeywell also requested for: (1) a letter of discharge, (2) the release of the securities held against the facilities and (3) an update of the Group’s accounts on the CBN CRMS portal.

More after the break.

SEUN WEDS DAMILOLA. FOR HAJIA BOLA MUiNAT SHAGAYA, IT'S A NEW LEASE OF LIFE.....

Hajia Bola Shagaya, VP & wife- Prof Yemi & Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo & Groom- Seun Bakare


Two families uniting in matrimony is always a good thing, from just being strangers before or just friends, both in marriage becomes one united family and as much as possible, become one big single family. At least that's what the union between the son, Seun of Hajia Bola Shagaya and the daughter-Damilola of the Vice President would engender, unity, oneness and love.

This wedding by all standards should be a big one, a VP of a super rich nation like Nigeria, who was a very successful lawyer before coming into politics, whose wife's nuclear family- The Awolowos, are very influential and very well to do also and a billionaire business woman, who is not only very highly connected, but by implication also very very well to do. But from the little we have heard, thiugh all things are been put in place to make sure it's a classy wedding by all standards, it is rather going to be a "quiet wedding", far from the attendant noise that we are all expecting! If all things don't change as planned, the engagement would be done inside the living room of the bride's home in Abuja and the wedding ceremony and other events, would be at the Ballroom of the Aguda House in Abuja, the FCT, devoid of all the unnecessary noise and fanfare, paparazzi et al. Why both families have chosen to go this way, is only known to them. So all those expecting full Owambe mode, had better have a rethink. Maybe after this write-up though, things might change?

What we can tell you as a matter of fact for now though is that, Hajia Bola Shagaya the groom's mom, has jetted to  Dubai, the tourist capital of the UAE to do the required shopping to make this occasion a grand one???? As much as possible, at least to the limit that they can go.

We all know that she has been quiet for a bit now, reason been that some of her funds have been held up (that EFCC matter, remains hanging), which might have affected many things, but being a billionaire, that doesn't mean that there wouldn't still be a few hundreds of millions here and there to play with that's was kept somewhere. Apart from the paucity of funds, she being a friend to so many very powerful and super rich and influential people, especially someone like His Royal Majesty, The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, her very good friend, who she singlehandedly bought and gave a "Rolls Royce" to when he became the Emir as a gesture of friendship, when things were more robust, we can bet that all of these great people would rally around her now at this time. Maybe the Emir, might even use his influence to relax some unnecessary scrutiny around HAJIA, so that she can breathe a lot more easier.

One very good part of this wedding also is basically that, major part of the finances concerning the events, at whatever level it would go would be born by the bride's family, the Osinbajos, not because of their position, but because that the way it is in Yoruba tradition and culture. So Hajia would only just do as much as she can or wants to do, that's after she and her family might have done the normal statutory contributions expected of them towards the wedding..

Part of the good things about marrying the daughter of the Vice President, who is known to be the 2nd most powerful person in Government in Nigeria, would be that if there was ever any issue or problem whatsoever before with the Government in whatever form, those issues are likely to either be totally relaxed or they would disappear totally, completely and quietly, without a whimper. That's because you can't be one big happy family and you are still having an issue or a problem with a unit of that one big family or still pursuing a negative issue against yourself! So we are expecting that madam would soon exhale without difficult pretty soon!

Now that the countdown is only a few weeks away (March 15 & 17, 2018 being the dates), would the dad of the groom, Mr. Shina BakareB emerge and be involved in any way? In fact who is Shina Bakare? Where is he domiciled? Lagos, Ilorin, Abuja, Cotonou, India or the US?

The little we know about the dad of the groom is that he is/was a "globe trotting businessman' with tentacles that extended to "Cotonou, India and the US). He was a former Moslem who like his son got converted ti Christianity whilst "abroad" and he has since remarried. Though his whereabouts are not known, maybe he would appear at the wedding of his son to the highly cerebral, very well natured and behaved, gorgeous, eldest daughter of the VP.

Seun, the born again, Pastor in the making son of HAJIA Bola Shagaya a devout moslem, is one of Hajia's 5 sons, Sheriff, Hakeem, Seun, Kabir & Tolani, who are all doing very well first e themselves. The first 2 boys are married. While 3 of the boys are Shagayas, Seun the 3rd born is aa Bakare and one of the boys is a Saro.

Kabir the 4th born and 2nd to the last would be getting married also this year too, in May from the indications we have gotten. And we are expecting that would be another big wedding too.

The very close ally of at least 5 former first ladies, namely the late Maryam Babangida, Maryam Abacha, late Stella Obasanjo, Turai Yar'Adua and Dame Patience Jonathan is a lady of style, elegance and panache anyday and we are sure she would bring that to bear at this occasion too.


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

DADDY'S STAMP OF APPROVAL AS TEMI & MR EAZY HANGOUT WITH FEMI OTEDOLA



The best way to teach your kids and for them to trust you is for you to trust them and to show it that you do. So instead for them to go hide to do whatever they feel or believe they can do, they'll at least think twice and never want to break your trust.

It's very obvious that Femi Otedola the billionaire oil magnate has taught his kids well and they trust each other so much. The body language says it all and action says it all too. Theirs, from the look of it is a chummy, very friendly, "I can tell my dad anything kind of friendship". It's quite obvious Mr. Otedola shares a super relationship with all his kids!

So Temi the @jtofashion boss daughter of the billionaire and her boyfriend-Mr Eazy hung out very recently with her dad, And she captioned it- Gang!

Firstly it takes a lot of trust for a dad to meet the daughter's boyfriend. Secondly, it takes a lot of gut for the boyfriend to meet your gf's dad. Thirdly, is this some form of endorsement or what? Lol😀

At least Mr. Eazy on Val's day February 14, 2018 spoke out is heart publicly with those "200 red roses", which like Temi expressed are her "kryptonite" (weakness). Maybe those red roses were Eazy's way to declare more openly that the 'romance' is a real & big deal! Hmmmmmm Maybe good music is upcoming sometime in the future, to properly seal this friendship!

We are looking forward..........

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

WHEN OBA ADEDAPO ADEWALE TEJUOSHO, KARUNWI III, THE OSILE OKE ONA CLOCKED 80 YEARS OLD.

Celebrant -HRM Oba Dr. Adedapo Adewale Tejuosho Karunwi III, Osile Oke-Ona Egba. 

Oba Adedapo Tejuosho & his 3 wives

Oloris Tejuoshos




Chief Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR & HRM Oba Adedapo Adewale Tejuosho Karunwi III, Osile Oke-Ona Egba
Chief Dr. Mrs Sade Okoya, the Ajisewa of Oke Ona Egba







The Osile Oke-Ona Egba, His royal majesty (kabiyesi) Oba Dr. Adedapo Adewale Tejuosho, Karunwi III is undoubtedly one of the most respected monarchs from the South Western part of Nigeria.

Amongst the proud Egbas, his stool is one of the most important and most powerful and most respected. Yesterday, Monday, February 19, 2018 was the date that the only monarch in Nigeria, especially in the SW who is never afraid to shout it to the world that he is a "Christian, an unflinching and uncompromising son and follower of Jesus Christ" clocked the ripe old age of 80 year old.

And truth be told, God and nature have been kind to him, as he doesn't look it at all, it's like his royal majesty is just celebrating his 60th instead of 80th. This very pregnant month of February also marks his 29th year on the throne.

The former Medical Director, a trained and practising medical doctor before he became a king, who was the brain behind the well known Teju Hospital amongst many other investments, before he ascended the throne, or better still was called to "Ipebi", which is the beginning part of the rituals towards becoming the King on February 20, 1989

The amiable gentleman king is the father of Senator Lanre Tejuosho amongst his 24 kids (12 men & 12 women), of which is he very proud of all of them.

As part of activities to celebrate the birthday, people gathered from all over, owing to the clout of the Kabiyesi and his family members, prominent people at that, to celebrate his royal majesty's birthday.

Many royal fathers from near and far, former President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Chief Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Obasanjo GCFR was there, in fact the event held at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Complex, also in attendance were the likes of Aremo Olusegun Osoba, the former Governor of Ogun State, also in attendance were Otunba Adekunle Ojora and Erelu Ojuolape Ojora, Basorun Dele Momodu, Chief Sunny Asemota, Dr. Pat Utomi, Chief Mrs. Nike Akande, Pastor Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi who was on the bandstand alongside Sir Shina Peters, Prince Julius Adelusi Adeluyi, Pastor Ayo Orisejafor, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Pastor Tunde Bakare, who gave the sermon and many other men of God in attendance. Also at the occasion were the Aare of Lagos, Chief Razak Akanni Okoya & his wife, Chief Dr. Mrs Folashade Okoya, former Minister of the Federal Republic Chief Demola Seriki, PR guru Yomi and Oyinkan Badejo-Okusanya, Ogun State Commissioner Otunba Gbenga Ashiru and very many others. The celebrant 's eldest son Lanre Tejuosho being a Senator, his colleagues came in good numbers to give moral support, led by the Senate President himself, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

It was a beautiful event by all standards, heralded by plenty of thanksgiving which the celebrant loves to bits.

More after the break.

EYIMOFE ATAKE SAN, QC AT 60. THE DAPPER DUDE OF LAW AS A MAN OF STYLE







Give it to him, he doesn't look 60 at all! In fact he looks like a man in his middle to late 40. Is that a compliment? Ooo yes it is. Like we had said to him very recently, he needs to come tell us the secret. We need to know the source of that fountain of eternal youth/youthfulness that flows in his veins.

It's not just that he doesn't look 60 at all, the man is buffed to perfection. He is well sculpted from head to toes, we can bet that he gets winks and glances of admiration from both men and women everytime and everywhere. We are too sure that the gorgeous Dorothy Atake, his wonderful wife just takes it all in her strides, without batting an eyelid.

Not only is the man, well buffed, he is stylish, not held down by the conservativeness of his learned profession. He is always neat and very well put together to a fault. Shirts and jackets are the very accurate size to the t. Pants (trousers) are not longer than they should. Everything is well coordinated, well placed, well wrinkled. Nails are well cut, even the smile that graces the face is well put too.

Not only is he super stylish, he is super intelligent too, in fact to the core and one of the masters of his profession, Law. He is infact a Doctor of Law, with speciality in litigation, arbitration, maritime, admiralty, international trade and oil and gas. 

Born on February 20, 1958, he went to St. Saviours Ikoyi, Government College, Warri, Delta State, Copford College, Colchester, England, The London School of Economics & Political Science, England. Then to the University of Cambridge, also known as Cambridge University in England, where he bagged his doctorate.

Dr Eyimofe had bagged his LLB at 21, he was a counsel at 29 & had gotten the SAN by 41. He set up his chamber in 1987 making it 31 years ago now, after a year stint at the GOK Ajayi chamber.

Here is what the wonderful man had to say about his birthday & himself-

I am 60 YEARS TODAY. Wow!!! That is how you jump for joy and praise the Lord when you are 60 years old and still fit, agile, sprightly, lively, in good shape and health. One jumps high up in the air thanking God for his compassion, kindness, understanding and benevolence. For that reason, I share wholly what YOKO ONO stated: “when I turned 60, it didn’t bother me at all”. Why YOKO? Because in my case, like an older fiddle, my tune is still spectacular, razor-sharp and marvelous. Sing praises to the Lord for me!!!

Happy delightsome birthday to a quintessential fine man gentleman, from us at MM. May the source of that fountain of eternal youthfulness never dry up! 

Salute, another 40 upcoming!