Monthly Archives: February 2016

42 Musicians To Perform At Olubadan’s Coronation

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No fewer than 42 musicians including Evangelist Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi and Fuji artistes, K1, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma and Suleiman Alao Malaika have signed up to perform at the coronation ceremony of new Olubadan- designate, High Chief Saliu Adetunji.

The installation of Chief Adetunji as the 41st Olubadan is slated for Friday March 4, 2016 in the ancient city.

Adetunji is a music producer and promoter under some record labels including Omo Aje Sound Studio.

The artistes are being coordinated by K-1, who is a major artiste on Omo Aje Sound Studio label.

Owing to the huge number of the artistes, it was learnt that each of them may not have more than 15 minutes to perform throughout the coronation ceremony. But the musicians are likely to perform on Friday and Saturday when the new monarch is scheduled to entertain guests.

Meanwhile, well-wishers are still thronging Chief Adetunji’s Popoyemoja, Ibadan residence to felicitate with him on his forthcoming ascension to the throne.

While cows are being slaughtered daily to feed guests, renovation work is also in progress at his residence to enlarge the compound in anticipation of large number of visitors.

The late Olubadan, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, joined his ancestors on January 19, paving the way for Chief Adetunji to be chosen as the new Olubadan.

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AbsolutePR Lead strategist, Akonte Ekine debunks office seal off allegation

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AbsolutePR frontman,Akonte Ekine has set matter straight,detailing why the agency vacated the office space.
A respected online news platform reported that AbsolutePR’s office has been sealed and that the office double as Akonte Ekine’s residence.
Mr Ekine who frowned at the write-up said ” the  office space never double as anyone’s residence. We’ve moved out of the place since December 2015 as we deem it fit to relocate. The rent was increased and we moved to where is  affordable and more strategic to our business”.
” As soon as an office space became vacant, the next thing is for the property agent to indicate that it’s ready for letting and that’s what is conspicuously hanging on the entrance gate, a ‘To Let’ banner from Bola and Tokun & Co.  There is no sign post showing that it was sealed by any court or regulatory agent. wherever the writer got his information I don’t know” he explained.
Ekine added that AbsolutePR new office is located at Olayiwola street off kudirat Abiola way Oregun and the agency is open for business always.
“One of our core business is reputation management and with that we are trying our best to establish cordial relationship with the media.  I think it’s proper for the writer to contact us before writing such story and we would have explained to him. Our new office is open to business for all honesty hearted individual and corporate organization and we won’t allow distraction of any sort to derail us from satisfying our list of clientele’ he concluded.
Another executive of the agency said
” it’s stale for anyone to make reference to Joke Giwa as our partner, we’ve set matter straight since it was raised few years ago. However, we allow our works to speak for us that’s the reason all executives of the agency live decently” she explained.

Aftermath Of Wedding Rumour, Rukis Boss Ronke Ademiluyi Off Social Radar

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In what many of her admirers tagged ‘nice move’, the clothier behind Lagos upscale fashion outfit, Ronke Ademiluyi has withdrawn into her shell.

To those in the know, the reason became necessary after her rumored affair with the newly crowned monarch, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife.

The story was everywhere that the monarch who had recently engaged on  peaceful visits to traditional rulers and politicians in the country was considering taking Ronke as his official wife, a plan that was aborted before it was actually conceived.

Sources claimed that the youthful monarch and his wife were having some marital issues before he was pronounced king and that he had been an item with the Rukis boss for sometime.

Though the monarch vehemently denied the allegation, but people close to him revealed that he was actually having an affair with Ronke and they were even known as couple among their friends.

The Ooni was said to be having some issues with his wife long before he became king and had resolved to spite the woman by taking a second wife who would actually take her position as the ‘Olori’.

The plan was said to have been ill-conceived and blown to the public with the media feasting on it calling for an abrupt cancellation.

It was also learnt that people close to the monarch warned him of such plans predicting a big scandal that would be too huge to manage.

The monarch was said to have listened to the word of elders and distanced himself from Ronke, a treatment the young woman could not believe.

All her calls to the young monarch were not picked or returned and the embarrassment she got from the supporters of the Ooni’s wife calling her a husband snatcher was enough to make her pack her bags and bid public life goodbye.

Her place of refuge is said to be the United Kingdom where she claimed to be working on this year’s African Fashion Week with little or no time to engage in other social engagements which was her pastime.

 

COZA Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo Stages $1M Birthday Party

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Although he is yet to enter the Forbes list for the Richest Pastors In The World, but despite this the shepherd behind the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly church sure knows well how to enjoy and pamper himself.
One of his luxury habit came to play recently when he staged an all-white party on a yacht in Dubai and dined with his 200-guests at the 7-star Burj Al Arab hotel.
The pastor is not new to controversies, not many can forget in a hurry the revelation of a sexual allegation pinned against him by a church member, Ese Walter in 2013.
The man was shaken by the scandal but was pardoned by his congregation who asked him to simply ‘go and sin no more’.
He had been missing in the news before he decided to stage his birthday recently and as usual, the ceremony took centre stage and became the attention of many.

The cost of the lavish ceremony is put at a million dollars.

EFCC OPENS IBADAN OFFICE

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Screenshot_2016-02-04-11-52-28The anti-graft commission recently made real its promise of battling financial crimes at all levels in Nigeria by opening a branch of its office in Ibadan.

The commission is said to have fast-tracked the opening of its Ibadan office based on series of reports it receives on a daily basis.

A source revealed to papermacheonline that the commission has on its watch-list names of prominent residents of Ibadan who are politicians and had been involved in one financial crime or another.

The reason for the opening is to effect fast operation in the southwest so as to ease the pile-up of work in its Lagos and Abuja office.

Since the opening of the Ibadan office, papermacheonline gathered that there has been a sort of panic from some individuals who are suspected to be the prime targets of the commission.

On a visit to the new office located inside the GRA, Iyaganku, the photographer noticed the presence of armed policemen who stood guard at the prenises of the office.

The office is still undergoing some renovations while the white flag which represents the transparency and truthfulness the commission stands for had been raised alongside the Nigerian Green and White flag.