Category Archives: Society

One Year After Death; Amcon Seals Ibadan Businessman Francis Ayegbeni’s D’Rovans Hotel


It was a moment of chaos, shock and disbelief some days ago when officials of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria stormed Ibadan popular hotel, D’Rovans and sealed it up.

The agency was said to have sealed the hospitality haven owned by late Ibadan boxing promoter, Chief Francis Ayegbeni who died a year ago.

A source revealed to Papermacheonline that AMCON decided to seal the hotel after several years of appeal to the family of the late businessman to pay back the sum of 46 million naira which was a loan taken by Chief Ayegbeni from the defunct Intercontinental Bank.

The agency in its usual mode of operation stormed the hotel located on Ring road area of Ibadan on Friday November 17, 2017 with armed security operatives and drove out the lodgers, staffers and tenants within the premises of the hotel before putting it under lock.

Papermache’s reporter visited the hotel some hours after the eviction and spotted some dejected looking staff and children of the late businessman who were caught unprepared as they stood transfixed at the entrance of the hotel deciding on the next line of action to take.

The D’Rovans hotel became Walan hotel some years ago in a bid for restructuring.

The hotel in the many years was the hub of activities in Ibadan judging from the business acumen of the late owner and his connection, he was a friend to many important people while alive.

Not Yet Uhuru; Ex Accountant-General, Otunla In Fresh Trouble Over Dasuki’s N2B


The EFCC will arraign the former Accountant-General, Jonah Otunla and eight others before the Federal High Court, Abuja on 7, December 2017 on money laundering charges and involvement in a diversion of N2B from the account of the office of the former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki.

The rest of the six defendants are companies said to have benefited from the N2bn withdrawn from ONSA account with the Central Bank of Nigeria

The companies named as co-defendants are Gold Reef Industries Limited, Lambster Nigeria Limited, G.C Electronic Limited, Sinmilak Nigeria Limited, Wehsac Farms Limited, Shepherded Field Global Resources Limited and Stellavera Development Company Limited.

The EFCC, in the five counts filed against Otunla and others on October 11, 2017, accused the defendants of transferring the sum of N2bn from ONSA account with the Central Bank of Nigeria between June and August 2013.

The anti-corruption agency alleged that the defendants withdrew the money from ONSA account purportedly for the supply of security equipment.

Another Celebrity Wedding In The Offing! Ajimobi’s Son To Marry Kano Gov’s Daughter (as dad charters private jet for introduction)


The only son of the Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, Bolaji has taken a bold step to officially seal his affair with the pretty daughter of the Kano State Governor, Alhaji Umar Ganduje, Fatima with an introduction ceremony slated for Friday, 10, November 2017.

The affair between the two lovebirds blew into the open recently when the lovers took to social media to profess their love, an action that stunned many of their friends who were unaware of their relationship.

A source hinted papermacheonline that Governor Ajimobi has chartered a 34 seater aircraft that will take a handful of friends and family members for the introduction ceremony in Kano.

Bolaji, 29 is a First Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and the dream of many different ladies while Fatimah is the youngest daughter of the Kano State Governor.

Gov Fayose Escapes Death In Car Inferno (family alleges ‘it was a bomb attack)


There’s a new twist into the car accident survived by Ekiti State Governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose in Lagos some days ago as one of his brothers, Isaac alleged it was a bomb attack.

The Governor’s AMG Benz 2016 went up in flames and burnt beyond repairs along Oshodi expressway.

According to Isaac Fayose, the CEO of Anis Guards, he claimed ‘the accident was a bomb attack. My brother was in Lagos where he went to grant some interviews in a couple of radio stations, Jimi Agbaje came to meet him at one of the radio stations and they left together. On his way to the airport the Governor was in the car…a 2016 AMG for that matter! He noticed smoke was coming from the back of the seat and he jumped out and joined another car in the convoy, in a second the car went up in flames…it was a bomb attack, either spiritual or physical’.

The Governor’s spokesperson, Lere Olayinka confirmed the incident with claims that security operatives are working to determine the cause.

‘like husband, like wife’ Area Boys Boo Fayemi’s Wife Off Lagos Party


The pretty wife of the Minister Of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Bisi got more than what she expected as she was booed off a party in Lagos recently.

The quiet woman, as usual was dressed to the nine and was part of the VIP guests at a wedding ceremony in Lagos Island when she was accosted by some area boys who went wild and were singing her praise expecting a reward.

The woman pretended not to have noticed as she signaled to her security aides who made an attempt to ferry her into safety .

As she was being hurried to her car the area boys started booing her, hurling abusive languages with words like ‘like husband, like wife’, ‘esin race course’ while leaving her tofocus their attention on the Lagos First Lady, Mrs Ambode and ex Governor of Akwa Ibom, Obong Victor Attah who were also present at the party.

War In The Home Of Beauty: Celebrity MUA, Banke Meshida Arrests Employees Over Alleged N28M Theft


Celebrity make-up artiste, Banke Meshida Lawal is in rage! Her anger is not directed at anyone but two of her most trusted and favorite former employees, Demi William and Annabel Warrie.

Banke alleged that her two former employees left her employ and made away with her N28million, an allegation that got the two ladies arrested.

But those in the know countered the make up artiste with claims that she lied, that she only framed the ladies with then intent of smearing their names when they made their intentions known that they wanted to be on their own.

A source squealed to papermacheonline that she didn’t expect Banke Meshida to let go of the two without drawing blood, she pointed that Banke’s make up company is built on the strength of those two ladies who are experts on their job.

The anonymous client sent a text with the message ‘see, what all the clients want are the service of Demi and Annabel, we didn’t expect she would go to the length of framing them up for stealing because they left, that is cruel’.

Some influential individuals were said to have waded into the crisis with a plea to Banke to exercise patience.

As at the time of filing this story the two former employees of Mrs Lawal were said to have been granted bail with instruction to report to the police station whenever they are needed.

Child Custody: Aminu Atiku Detained


Aminu, of the sons of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has been ordered detained.

This development is over an ongoing child custody case with his ex wife, Fatima

According to a report by the capital , “Aminu Abubakar, the son of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, since his marriage with Fatima Bolori hit the rocks, he has known no peace.

However, a magistrate Court Sitting in the Tinubu area of Lagos has ordered the remand of Aminu Abubakar. Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye ordered the remand for an alleged disobedience of a court order directing him to produce his son, eight-year-old Amir Atiku in court today (Wednesday).

On October 11, while listening to the proceedings in a case brought by Aminu Atiku’s estranged wife, Fatimo Bolori, the court had made the order for the emergency evacuation and protection of the child pending the hearing of the case today.

When the matter came up today, Aminu’s lawyer informed the magistrate that the parties were making plans to settle the matter out of court.

But the counsel to his estranged wife, Ethel Okoh, denied knowledge of an out-of-court settlement.

Magistrate Ayeye consequently cited Aminu Atiku for contempt of the court order made on October 11 and ordered that he should be remanded at the transit cell within the court premises while the case was stood down pending when he could produce the boy in court.

Fatimo and Aminu were divorced in 2011, and the two children of the marriage initially stayed with their mother, with an arrangement that they would spend vacations with their father.

However, during one of the school holidays in 2013, Aminu requested that they be released to him for a vacation abroad, after which he is said to have refused to let the kids return to their mother.”