By Ayo Onikoyi
Inspirational Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola, DJ Top and the trio of Mr. Real, Idowest and Slim Case gave indigenes and guests at the 2018 Glo Miss Ojude Oba Beauty pageant held at Equity Hotel, Ijebu Ode an unforgettable night at the show held to round off activities for the 2018 Ojude Oba Festival sponsored by Globacom.
The compere for the night, Odunlade Adekola, spiced up the show by inviting attendees to partake in various competitions like dancing, blindfolded and mime, whilst giving winners cash and Globacom corporate gift items for their efforts before inviting the 13 contestants for the Miss Ojude Oba to appear in casual wears.
The Beauty queens also strutted their stuff in traditional Yoruba attires and were quite a spectacle in evening wears. These appearances were interspersed with questions and answers sessions when the intelligence, composure, poise and mental acuity of the ladies were tested in addition to their proficiency in speaking Ijebu dialect of Yoruba.
19 year old Ololade Aminat Adeiye, a 200 level Olabisi Onabanjo University student of Accounting defeated others to pick the crown, Kofoworola Osoteku, a graduate of Environmental Education from the University of Benin came second while Halimah Olorode of the Economics department, Olabisi Onabanjo University came third. Beautiful Miss Nigeria International 2017, Adesewa Adejoke Adenusi made a cameo appearance and helped to decorate the new beauty queen.
That done, the Shepeteri crooner, Idowest landed on the stage to increase the tempo of the show and held the audience spell bound for sometime before inviting the Otunba Lamba creator, Oluwafemi Oke-Eko popularly known as Slimcase to join him on the stage. Slimcase revved the show further and invited the Legbegbe crooner, Mr. Real to join and closed the party. Thereafter, DJ Top dished out melodious tunes till dawn when the event ended.
Maltina, Gbenga Adeyinka rocked Ilorin with LaffMattazz
The city of Ilorin, on August 23, witnessed the mother of all comedy events as Gbenga Adeyinka, the first and premium malt drink, Maltina thrilled fun seekers with LaffMattazz.
The event, tagged “Loud in Ilorin 2: The Return,” held at the Arca Santa Arena and Gbenga Adeyinka was on ground to show why he’s called the CFR (Comedian of the Federal Republic) and the GCON (Grand Comedian of Nigeria).
His performance was supported by other top comedians who took to the stage to make fans laugh their hearts out. Comedians who rocked the show included Omo Baba, Peteru, Helen Paul, Kenny Blaq, Ayo Ajewole aka Woli Agba, Odogwu the comedy machine, and many others.
Fans danced and partied to the music of the Alaga Ibile himself, Reminisce; Penalty singer, Small Doctor; Shaku Shaku master, Slim Case and Mr. Real aka Mr. Legbegbe.
Other musicians who performed include CDQ, Jaywon, Faze, Destiny Boy, Reminisce, Small Doctor, and others. The show presented the perfect way to wrap up the holiday weekend and Gbenga Adeyinka, who promised to deliver an amazing show to the people of Ilorin, thoroughly delivered on his word.