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Adenuga’s daughter’s wedding: Aso ebi goes for N350, 000

By Ishola Balogun

Billionaire and chairman of telecom giant Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga is a man known for not doing his things in half measure.  The forthcoming wedding of his  daughter, Bella, is no doubt promising to be another trail blazer.  Apart from the distinguished personalities from Nigeria and abroad that will grace the occasion, preparations for the wedding has been frenetic.  One of the uncommon features of the wedding is the Aso ebi.  An insider hinted that the Aso ebi goes for as much as N350,000 for the Adenuga’s family and their guests, while that of the groom’s family goes for N180,000, about twice the amount for that of the groom’s family.  The rush for the fabric has been described as being very impressive.  Source further disclosed that, both Aso ebis have been bought which he said shows expression of love for both  families.

The three-week wedding which  begins on the 10th of April will end on the 24th of this month.

Bella, an Executive Director of Globacom and a graduate of International Relations and Political Science, University of Massachusetts, USA  will be  tying the knots to Mr Jameel Disu.  Jameel is a Lagosian, with business interest in Lagos and Cairo.  He is a major player in communication business.  His father, we gathered is a banker in Cairo, Egypt. You are about to witness the  superlative wedding of the year.


Donald Duke is ambitious?

THE reason the former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke got the tag, ‘Barrak Obama of Nigeria’ may not be far from his dream of becoming the next Nigeria’s president, with the believe that he represent the new face of politics in Nigeria following the trend in the US.  He is quitely but surely progressing in his bid to be president of the country.

Barely three years after his eventful tenure as governor, Societywatch gathered that the articulate, and engaging former governor who will clock 49 in September,  is under intense pressure to make his intention public.  Sources hinted  that he might give in to pressure and run for the plum job in the next election.  Unconfirmed sources also disclosed that he might made his intention known in  few months time.

Duke is popular for his remarkable transformation of Cross River State into the preferred tourism destination in Nigeria.  He is touted to be Barrack Obama of Nigeria.  How true?

‘Terminal 5’ comes big in Abuja
THE state of relaxation and entertainment becomes redefined in Abuja as Terminal 5 Lounge, a foremost entertainment hangout begins operation.  The lounge which expresses sophistication, and elegance has desirable ambience for people to unwind and  relax.  The premier deluxe lounge is located at 911 Mall, in the heart of the prestigious Maitama District in, Abuja.

The grand opening ceremony of Terminal 5 Lounge, took place recently, where guests were treated to a night of bliss,  featuring great stars such as Award winning Tuface Idibia, Nollywood’s Ramsey Noah, Mode 9, Lord of Ajasa, Igho, Shank, Collabo amongst others.

The hospitality consultant, Toyin Dada, speaking on the lounge said ‘Terminal 5 is not everybody’s lounge even as we are silent on its exclusivity, it is an exclusive lounge. The lounge itself determines its market.  It is a deluxe lounge for the discerning up and mobile top executives. It is a nice place to relax, the ambiance and the décor are part of the reasons for its elegance and sophistication,” Dada said.

Prince Oluwasina opens London office,  plans Easter Cruise
PRINCE Femi Oluwasina, the boss of Jethro tours Ltd is living no stone unturned to raise the level of tourism business in Nigeria.  He has just opened an office in London, UK which we gathered will serve Nigerians and friends of the country on their various tourism  needs.  This new development has set him back by several millions of naira, but according to him, he is happy doing it as he is ready to bring the best of tourism to Nigerians in Diaspora.

Meanwhile, in order to provide maximum enjoyment for the Easter freak couples, Femi Oluwasina’s company in conjunction with Prest Marine Ltd has concluded arrangement for another round of relaxation this weekend.  The arrangement is tagged Jordan Cruise, where couples will be treated to an executive cruise round  Lagos water ways.  While cruising, we learnt, there will be live band, lunch, comedy by popular comedians and lots more.


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