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When Princess Toyin Kolade Shutdown Ile-ife As Iyalaje Oodua

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For Princess Toyin Kolade, living an impactful life for humanity has always been something she is known for. With her God-given wealth, she has used it for the upliftment of humanity but she does not even make noise about it. During her formative years, she is a known businesswoman who loves buying and selling with her late mother back in Ilesa Osun state. After high school hours, she took her buying and selling as her hobby. During holidays, she traveled around the country to buy goods and sell in the market which in turn booms for her. From that moment, she earned the sobriquet Iyalaje.

 

If a soothsayer had told her that she was going to be conferred with the highly revered title as the Iyalaje Oodua years ago, the Head honcho of Fisolak Global Resource would have argued vehemently. As providence would have it, the Arole Oodua, HIM Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi announced that the philanthropist would be conferred with the title as first Iyalaje Oodua (head of Commerce, Trade and industry) across Yoruba race. When the news came, it came as a big shock to her as she never envisaged that she is worthy of such high honour. With good faith, she accepted and on the 17th of July 2021, she converged those who matter most from the nooks and crannies of Nigeria to the cradle of Yoruba Race Ile-Ife for the grand installation ceremony as the Iyalaje-Oodua. It was a day with a massive display of poise, allure, pomp and grand opulence.

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Entering into the ancient city Ile-Ife, you would be welcomed with a view of billboards littered around town with her face on it. The bubbling town of Ile-Ife witnessed growth in trade and commerce as it recorded a massive inflow of cash and massive patronage. Top Monarchs, Business Magnates, Politicians, Socialites and Money bags gathered at the well-decorated newly launched Ife Grand Resort hall where they were serenaded with a musical rendition from the King of Fuji Music King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, Small Doctor and Qdot. DJ Neptune was also on the turntable cheering the youthful crowd with music as Gbenga Adeyinka hosted the event. Her entry into the hall was grand as she was flanked by her hubby Kayode Kolade and her children looking elegant wearing an endearing smile looking surprised to see the mammoth crowd gathered for her.

 

Trust Princess Toyin when it comes to hosting parties, her hospitality acumen is second to none. There was an endless supply of the finest Champagnes, Cognacs, exotic wines and other assorted drinks. To savor the taste buds of guests, there was also a lavish supply of continental and local dishes with enough finger foods. Everyone present had one thing or the other to munch on as they also went home with gifts items. Those spotted at the event were; Deputy Governor of Kogi State; Chief Edward Onoja, SSG Kogi State Mrs. Folashade Ayoade, Senator Grace Bent, Erelu Abiola Dosumu, Olubadan of Ibadan Land Oba Saliu Adetunji, Olugbon of Ileogbon Oba Alao Olusola, Dien of Agbor; Dien Benjamin Keagborekuzi Ikenchukwu, Alara of Ilara Oba Olufolarin Ogunsanwo, Olori Oniru Maryam Lawal, Aare Onakakanfo; Iba Gani Adams, Dele Momodu, Adebayo Adesola VisionWheel, Hon. Olufemi Bamisile, IBD Dende, Idris Aregbe, Taibat Elemosho Okesanjo Montai, Subulola Fashina, and a host of others.

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One Year After, Family, Friends Celebrates Late Hosa Okunbo

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Like the popular saying that; sweetness is the memory of the righteous for Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo, His memory will forever linger on in the heart of many most especially those he has touched their lives positively. About a year ago when the news of his long-time battle with cancer came, many started praying that a philanthropist of his repute who has many under his scholarship and under his payroll should survive the deadly sickness but as the supreme being will have it; Captain Hosa as he is fondly called succumbed to the dreaded grim reaper and embarked on a sojourn of no return.

 

It was indeed an emotional moment as the country most especially Edo State was thrown into a sober mood. Tears started to flow like a river as loud voices rented the air asking God why such a man with a heart of Gold will have to leave without bidding farewell. In disappointment, all sundry succumbed to the will of the creator as the one who giveth and taketh. The head honcho of Ocean Marine Solutions and Wells and Carlton hotel had joined his ancestors at the very tender age of 63.

 

In celebration of his life and times on earth, His family held a one-year thanksgiving memorial service for him in the United Kingdom headed by his wife Mrs Nosa Idahosa Okunbo and children at the Trinity House in West Hampstead, hosted by Pastor Ituah Ighodalo. The church service reawaken memories of the late billionaire business mogul as it was an intense and emotional atmosphere.  In Nigeria, His daughter, Olori Aiyivieruewinoya ‘Ivie’ Emiko-Atuwatse, Atuwatse III, Queen of Warri Kingdom alongside his other children also had a memorial service for him at Greenhouse Farm, Benin, Edo State. It was a grand celebration where his friends and fellow kinsmen joined to celebrate his one-year memorial service and remembrance.

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Kosofe LGA Boss, Hon. Moyo Ogunlewe’s Transformation Agenda

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When the debate on youth’s engagement in politics came up, some argued that Youths are not ready for the burden and responsibility that comes with political office. The argument was youthful exuberance and juvenile delinquencies which are tendencies that might well affect the dream of youth engagement in mainstream politics. Today, as youth engagement in politics is beginning to take over across the country one of the few who seem different, proving cynics wrong is the Executive Chairman of Kosofe Local Government, Lagos; Barrister Moyosore Ogunlewe.

 

He has shattered the cliché and stereotype attached to youth in politics as nonprogressive and non-focused but has gone all out to consolidate the work of State Governor Babajide Sanwoolu in his quest to better the lives of his people by bringing the dividend of democracy closer to the people.

 

After being sworn in, he made clear his intention to redefine Kosofe to the envy of others through developmental projects. Since he took charge, the review has been positive as he took on massive rehabilitation of several roads across the LGA. “He has been delivering exceptionally well most especially in the area of Education, Road construction, Empowerment, Skill Acquisition, Soft loans for traders, Food stamps, Primary Health care, Adult Literacy sensitization, Trade and commerce and a host of others.”A source disclosed.

 

For his love for education as a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Lagos and Law from the University of Buckingham, He was also awarded by Sohcahtoa Foundation for the just concluded free GCE forms to indigent students within Kosofe. Apart from the GCE and Jamb forms he usually gives out to students, He is currently working on the construction of a more fully equipped primary health care centre where people from the LGA can benefit at a subsidized cost.

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When Otunba Lekan Osifeso Pampers Erelu Tola To a Destination Dubai 60th Birthday Soiree

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All his life, Otunba Lekan Osifeso is not known for doing things in half measure. He loves to make a loud statement with anything he does. Despite being a very calm and respectful personality who loves to have fun and enjoy the luxury of life,  anytime he saunters into any public function, you could tell from the change in atmosphere.

 

The Retro Group of Company boss has indeed been blessed by his creator. With a high-flying business conglomerate currently redefining the skyline of Lagos with beautiful architectural wonderment to a double title in his home town Ijebu Ode as the Olotu Olowa and Madasa of Ijebuland conferred on him by his Imperial Majesty Oba Sikiru Adetona the Awujale of Ijebuland. To crown it all, having a beautiful and supportive partner as a wife like his wife Erelu Tola Osifeso, a well-known businesswoman and fashion connoisseur is the icing on the cake for him. After their over three decades as husband and wife, their love life we gathered is a reference point for young couples as they both understand and support each other at every slightest opportunity. They are both like the snail and its shell. Anytime you see anyone of them gracing a public function,  be rest assured that you will see the other some meters away. They are best of friends as they are not both shy to display their affection at any time.

 

In a bid to show gratitude to his wife for being a dotting mother to their kids and being a loving and caring wife to him, in celebration of her 60th birthday, Osifeso in the company of family, friends and associates jetted to the United Arab Emirate for a Destination Dubai birthday celebration for his wife. It was indeed a sight to behold as the couple melted hearts as they were acting like newly wedded couples. At the Yacht Party at a highbrow Location in the popular Big Daddy Yacht stationed in Marina, Burj Dubai, Over 50 guests stormed the location as they sailed for over five hours on board with high-taste continental dishes and high-cost drinks in circulation like it’s going out of fashion. Erelu Tola in an appreciation mood thanked her husband for celebrating her always as she knelt down to profess her undying love for him. It was an atmosphere filled with love as they all danced and merried in celebratory mood.

 

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