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Lagos City Suya Carnival to put Lagos metropolis on world map at 50

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The Lagos metropolis under the leadership of governor Akinwunmi Ambode will be put on the world map courtesy The Lagos City Suya Carnival.

The first edition of the edible-oriented carnival is scheduled to break the world record of the longest suya/steak with the production of a single 50ft suya.

This feat is to be achieved in conjunction with the Guinness Book of World Record in Lagos, Nigeria.

A brain child of Kehinde Talabi, an amiable businessman and CEO of Suya Stops, The Lagos City Suya Carnival, is organised in conjunction with the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture.

The carnival, which is billed to wrap up the long month celebration of Lagos, Nigeria’s foremost state at 50, is billed to hold on October 1, 2017.

Emmanuel Uduaghan, Nike Akande, Patrick Doyle, Nikki Laoye, others step out for 20th anniversary celebration of ‘Inside Out with Agatha’

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Nigeria’s longest-running independent television talk show, ‘Inside Out with Agatha’ celebrated Agatha Amata’s 20th year anniversary as host of the show, as friends, celebrities and other well-wishers gathered for a gala dinner yesterday at the Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos.

In attendance at the event were former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, his wife, Roli Sheila Uduaghan; President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nike Akande, CON; Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State, Honourable Kehinde Bamgbetan; Nikki Laoye, amongst others.

Mrs. Akande delivered the goodwill message, while Mr. Emmanuel Uduaghan gave a testimonial narrating his first meeting with the host, Agatha Amata.

Representing the governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, the Special Adviser to the Governor, Honourable Kehinde Bamgbetan, delivered the keynote address.

The evening ended with the announcement of Sandra Eze – winner of The Search TV show – as the new face of ‘Inside Out with Agatha’.

Stephanie Coker Picks Greece For August Wedding

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when tube gal and socialite, Stephanie Coker Aderinokun uploaded a picture with message ‘plotting’ on her instagram page some days ago, all her celebrity friends responded with hearty ‘congratulations’ as they all know what is in the offing. Stephanie and her lover, Davade boss, Olumide Aderinokun had jointly announced their wedding date and location.
As many expected the wedding is going to be another grand affair. The destination, Mykonos, an island in Greece where fable told us that the father of the gods, Zeus fought and won many battles has all the attribute to host a wedding ceremony of class.
Many celebrities await the dawn of June 17, 2017 to behold the holy matrimony between Stephanie and Olumide whose engagement some months ago shook the city of Lagos.
From all indications the mood is set and all the vendors are at work as the bride-to-be ‘plotting’ message proved she was busy combing the city of London for the right apparels.
The wedding ceremony is being packaged by top event planner, Elohor Aisien.

Kelvin Orifa Hosts Black Tie Event

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Nigerian Marketing enterpreneur, Kelvin Orifa some days ago hosts some of his friends to an evening of cocktails and canapes merged with serious discussion.
The reason for the gathering is to intimate friends and partners of a new business idea.
Many business executives who joined the black tie event included Emamoke Ogoro, Dola Bamgboye, Elo Umeh, Bisoye Fagade, Chidi Okeke, Enitan Delonye, Kola Adewale.
On-air-personalties like Tosin Bucknor, Yaw, Olisa Adibua and Gbemi were also there with Sound Ssultan, Banky W, Iyanya and Harrysong.
The event which held at Eve Restaurant in Victoria Island Lagos would pass as a remarkable moment where Orifa’s wife, Mary delivered a powerful message that lifted the mood of everyone present.
Kelvin Orifa is the founder/CEO of EMBLUE, a new media and marketing company focusing on connecting consumers and companies in Africa and helping companies outside of Africa to access the African market. Prior to founding EMBLUE, Kelvin was consumer segments manager for MTN communications Nigeria limited.

Baileys Unveiled Funke Akindele, Mai Atafo, Waje, Alex Ekubo In Bakefest Competition

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A-List celebrities Funke Akindele, Waje, Alex Ekubo and Mai Atafo were all unveiled as one half of teams of two competing in the Baileys Bakefest taking place on the 26th of June, 2017 at the Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos. The other half of the teams comprised upcoming bakers selected on social media.

The four pairs were finally made public with Funke Akindele and Olusegun Adeyemi making up the first pair. Oluwayemisi Ariyo and Waje were the next pair to be announced while Tolu Samaiye and Alex Ekubo followed. Fimisade Osiyemi and Mai Atafo completed the fourth pair.

“This is only a tip of the iceberg” Baileys Brand Manager, Ufuoma Udjoh said. “Our aim is to demonstrate how indulgence can be enjoyed in more ways than one. The Bakefest is going to titillate your taste buds and leave you craving more”, she added.

The Baileys Bakefest is aimed at showcasing the different ways Baileys can be enjoyed in delicious treats such as cakes and cocktails. It also seeks to spread the warmth & unapologetic pleasure the brand stands for while suggesting the need to seize the day and be unafraid to live in the moment.

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Halima, the beautiful and last daughter of former head of state Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida is set to wed her fiance, Auwal Lawal, “Sarkin Sudan Gombe”.

Their wedding is slated to hold in Minna beginning today and will end on Friday with the wedding Fatiha…

Their Wedding Invitation card which covers wedding dinner is a swipe automated key.

‘As A Child I used To Beat My Elder Brother’ -Femi Adebayo

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in this interview with ayotunde ayanda Nollywood actor Femi Adebayo recounts his childhood memories and the role his father played in making him an actor…

You are a Special Assistant to the Governor of Kwara State on Arts and Tourism, how do you fuse your job as an actor with being a governor’s aide?

We cannot rule out the fact that they will affect each other. They are two different lines, but I see being an assistant to the governor as a call to serve my people . It is an opportunity to give back to the society. We never can rule out the fact that when we remember our days in the primary school, the best way to teach is entertainment.

So entertainers are seen as people closer to those at the grassroots. They tend to listen to you and that is like a drive for information to be passed to the people. So, I see my call as coming from the Almighty. Then secondly, for easy relationship between our people at the grassroot and the government, I give priority to that now.

So I can tell you that it’s like 75 per cent to 25 per cent. I give 75 per cent to my appointment and 25 per cent to the entertainment industry.

You were supposed to take a role in the film “Diamond Ring” and the role was eventually taken by Teju Babyface. When you look back, how do you feel losing the role?

I simply believe the role isn’t mine because it wasn’t as if I had gotten the script. When I was on the set of Owo Blow then, Uncle Tade (Ogidan) was impressed with my acting. So he told me the story of Diamond Ring and said he would want me to be part of it. Unfortunately, when they wanted to roll Diamond Ring, it was one of the times I was writing my Law exams. I could not make it and, of course, it could not wait. I never regretted that I did not play the role because I still believe I am achieving what I want to achieve, both in the entertainment industry and the other aspects of my life.