Category Archives: Entertainment

TOMMY HILFIGER CELEBRATES SPRING ’18 IN NIGERIA WITH COCKTAIL PARTY

Tommy Hilfiger is pleased to announce an exclusive event at the TOMMY HILFIGER store in Lagos, Nigeria on June 21, 2018.

Press, influencers, and fans of the brand will attend the cocktail event that celebrates the arrival of the Spring 2018 menswear, womenswear, TOMMY JEANS, footwear and accessories collections in the store.

The Spring 2018 collection celebrates Tommy Hilfiger’s love of motor sports, where speed and immediacy fuse with a touch of vintage nostalgia and will be sold in-store during the event. The store also carries Summer Pre-Fall 2018 collections that are inspired by Tommy’s love of travel and adventure and celebrates freedom and exploration.

For the Spring 2018 season, British Formula One racing driver and four-time Formula One® World Champion Lewis Hamilton is the new global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER men’s. International supermodel Gigi Hadid is the global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER womenswear.

Tommy Hilfiger stores can also be located at The Ikeja City Mall, Lagos (ICM) and Port Harcourt shopping mall in Port Harcourt.

Friends and followers of the brand are invited to join the conversation on social media using #TommyHilfigerNigeria and

ALL SHADES OF GLAM AT THE ACCESS BANK’S CEO AWARDS

Access Bank held its prestigious annual Chief Executive Officer  Awards some days ago. to celebrate the achievement and commitment of its staff members.

The Afro-infused black tie event which held at the Landmark Event Center in Lagos  is designed to celebrate the achievement and commitment of staff members of the financial institution and it turned out setting the usual standard as it showcased great performances from the staff , fun set pieces with palm wine cocktails, Pan-African Cuisines and traditional performers with talking drums and men on stilts.

The Bank’s Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe  commended  his staff for their zealous work throughout the year while he congratulated recipients of the various awards in different categories.

Commending and inspiring all present at the event, Wigwe said, “We do it by all of us here today playing individual and collective roles towards the achievement of the Bank’s goal as well as ensuring our customers’ expectations are constantly surpassed. We must all continue to be relentless in our pursuit of excellence.”

The awards ceremony was witnessed by many of the country’s industry leaders, public servants and politicians including President of Dangote Industries, Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Forte Oil, Femi Otedola, Tunde Folawiyo among many others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dangote, Akin Oyebode, Kelechi Amadi Obi Auctioned Off 600,000 At EIE Light A Candle Dinner

Enough is Enough Nigeria held their fundraising event for the RSVP and Office of the Citizen program on Sunday, April 15 2018 at the Harbor Point, Victoria Island Lagos.

Hosted by Lala Akindoju and Richard Osuji, the evening saluted the organization’s growth and success for promoting good governance and public accountability in Nigeria.  2Baba, Timi Dakolo,Tamilore Ashika, Victoria Itodo,  who were also some of Nigeria’s best and brightest celebrities present at the fundraiser were honoured for their supportive role, dedication and cooperation in their service to EiE as well as the general public.

Members of civil society in attendance were the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, Gbenga Sesan and Founder of Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre, Dr. Abiola Akiyode Afolabi amongst other special guests.

Entrepreneurs and professionals bidded to spend time with business mogul, Aliko Dangote, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, 2Baba, Banky W, Oby Ezekwesili, Tunde Bakare, Lanre Olusola, Leke Alder, The Adeyemis, Ibukun Awosika, Banke Meshida-Lawal, Jumoke Adenowo, Aisha Oyebode, Mai Atafo for as high as 600,000 naira.

Funds raised at The ‘Light A Candle’ dinner will be donated to EiE’s RSVP and office of the citizen programmes to help increase voters education and awareness campaign ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Unlawful Killing; Oyo Govt Closes Pete’s Bar n Lounge

The Oyo State Government has shut down the Pete’s Bar n Lounge. The decision was taken after a patron of the bar, Kehinde Adeleke was killed some days ago at the hangout.

In a narration, the twin brother of the deceased, Taiwo Adeleke, 30 gave a graphic details where he alleged that the bar owner, Seyi aka Father Luski shot his brother after taking the gun from one of the security operatives present at the scene.

He disclosed that the killing was triggered off by a fight over a parking space that involved the deceased, his friend and the bar owner.

In a statement credited to the Oyo State Government Commissioner for Information Culture n Tourism, Toye Arulogun stated that the bar has been closed indefinitely over the unfortunate event.

The letter further stated that the Executive Secretary, Bureau of Investment Promotion and Public Private Partnerships, Yinka Fatoki said that the management of the Ttrans Wonderland communicated the decision to close the bar, explaining that a three months quit notice had earlier been issued to the company over the allegation of the public sale and use of illicit drugs by parons of Pete’s Bar and Lounge.

Budding Artiste, Haaj Silver Drops ‘Aye O Le’ Single

‘Music Cannot Affect My Education’ -Haaj Silver
Budding artiste, Ajani Hassan popularly known as Haaj Silver has dropped his sixth singles. Titled Aye O Le! The song documents the challenges many young people face in the country in a bid to become successful.
The 20 year old Economics student of the Bowen Univeristy, Iwo, Osun State in a recent chat with journalists revealed his music cannot affect his education.
Drawing inspirations from artistes like Wizkid, Olamide and Davido, Hajj Silver stated he already had an agreement with his parents who are in support of his musical career that he would not leave his studies for music.
‘My school is blessed with talented people, we have Eva who is a student of Bowen and also Ogbeni Adan, a popular comedian and other various people in the entertainment business and they are not thinking of dumping their studies. I can juggle my education and music, it’s easier because I have a manager that fixes my recordings, shows and interviews, mine is just to write the music, rehearse and sing’.
Haaj Silver who has become a sensation and darling of many disc jockeys claimed he discovered his musical gift when he first listened to Wizkid’s track ‘Holla At Your Boy’ and from there he never looked back.
The singer who sees music as a passion and not a business has a lot on his sleeve for 2018 as he prepares for a tour, features with other popular artiste and drop his first album.

FRIENDS REVEAL CRACK IN STEPHANIE COKER’s MARRIAGE MONTHS BEFORE HUBBY’s ARREST

Friends of popular On-Air-Personalty, Stephanie Coker came to her rescue as they countered the public outrage that trailed her appearance at the Fals Music concert where she was the host on the day of her husband’s arrest and detention at the Kirikiri maximum prison for an alleged scam.
The insiders disclosed to papermacheonline that the serial entrepreneur, Stephanie had long been having issues with her husband, David Aderinokun, a nephew to the late Managing Director of the Guaranty Trust Bank, Tayo Aderinokun.
It was alleged that trouble started after their wedding when the wife got some calls and messages from anonymous callers giving her proofs of her husband’s dubious means of livelihood.
The disturbed wife was said to have confronted her husband who claimed the allegation was baseless and meant to tarnish his image.
Stephanie was said to have made a background check on her husband and discovered many things which she wasn’t happy about.
Sources claimed the couple were even living separately.
They gave an insight to Olumide’s recent journey to America and also his wife’s birthday which they didn’t celebrate together, he just posted a picture of her with a special birthday wish.
The couple were said to have tried to manage their differences from leaking to the public before the arrest of Olumide.
Those in the know claimed the radio personalty was trying to hide her disappointment by posting her picture at the Falz concert which attracted criticism from her fans and applaud from her close friends who all knew her pains.Screenshot_20171221-090501

 

Assembly Of The Finest; Wedding Party 2 Premieres In Dubai

The premiere had some of Nigeria’s most celebrated and influential individuals in business, entertainment and politics in attendance, including the wife of the Vice-President of Nigeria, Mrs. Yemi Osinbajo; Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Saraki, wife of the Senate President; Senator Florence Ita-Giwa; former governor of Cross River State, Sen. Liyel Imoke and Mrs. Imoke; Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman, United Bank for Africa; Mr. Herbert Wigwe, CEO, Access Bank; Lady Maiden Ibru, Publisher, Guardian Newspaper; and Mr. Nduka Obaigbena, Chairman, ThisDay Newspapers.

In her keynote speech, Mrs Osinbajo expressed her enjoyment of the original film and praised the cast and crew for their desire to change the Nigerian narrative positively. “Thank you for showing a different Nigeria to the world – a beautiful and strong Nigeria,” she said.

Minister of Information and Culture, Hon. Lai Mohammed, spoke about how proud he was to be leading an industry that is growing and improving in leaps and bounds, exemplified by films such as The Wedding Party and its sequel. In turn, the honourable minister was lauded by members of the ELFIKE Collective for his exceptional leadership at the federal level and his accessibility, whenever his assistance and intervention are required.

Mo Abudu, CEO, EbonyLife Films, was grateful for the turnout. “Thank you all so much for showing up tonight; it means a lot to us. It is important to keep telling positive stories about Nigeria. You’re in for a treat with this sequel,” she said.