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Dangote Finally Joins the Tweet Race
Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group

Dangote Finally Joins the Tweet Race

At Last, Dangote Sends his first Tweet

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is a man who does not settle for anything less than the best. And just when people where thinking that he was not serious about the twitter account he just opened, the President of Dangote Group, chose 12.00 hours of January 1, 2014 to write his first tweet-and already he has hit a whopping 18,000 followers!

His first tweet read :  “Glad to be on twitter. Wishing you all a prosperous New Year. Stay positively committed to achieving your dreams, nothing is impossible”.

Dangote’s adventure into twitter caused a buzz in the social media community yesterday-and now with a verified page, it seems the Billionaire is ready to do business on twitter.

Interestingly, with that first tweet, Dangote steps ahead of world’s richest man, the Mexican tycoon, Carlos Slim Helu, who is yet to write a single tweet, since setting up his page. With his 18,000 followers, Dangote still has a long way to go to meet Afrocapitalist, Tony Elumelu’s 46,000 followers, Warren Buffet’s 729,200 follower, Donald Trump’s 2.4m and Bill Gates, 14.4million.


Elizade Boss, Chief Ade-Ojo’s Private Jet Lands…Alakija Too

I am sure that when the Aviation Minister brought out a new fees regime, for private jet owners, Elizade Chairman, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo would have said in his mind “ki ni Big Deal”. The silent billionaire, who is as taciturn as they come, has taken delivery of his own spanking new, private Jet.  Chief Ade-Ojo and his young wife will have loads of great times flying around the world in the beautiful flying machine.

Meanwhile, we have it on good authority that Richest Black woman in the world, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija has also joined the club of Private jet owners in 2013. We heard that her own jet took a whole year to pimp, customize and upgrade.

Did Chief Osoba Deliver Iyabo Obasanjo’s Letter to Sam Amuka?

What role did journalist and former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba have in the Iyabo Obasanjo saga. Reports reaching us indicate that the controversial letter may actually have been hand delivered by Osoba to Vanguard Publisher, Uncle Sam Amuka-Pemu.

Our sources said that there was no doubt that Iyabo and Chief Osoba saw each other in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. And it was that chance meeting that saw the letter written, sealed and delivered in Lagos. More on this to come.



His company’s name reminds you of a popular game that few rich men indulge in. He is a popular face at many parties and has a very popular biblical first name. Smooth as silk, this man who loves the luxurious things of life unknown to many has a huge secret that he keeps locked up in his cupboard-He is gay. Or should we say he conveniently swings both ways but has a strong preference for his own kind.

Stories abound how this man who is not married has harassed many people at public functions to their chagrin. He sometime forgets himself and tests the waters by openly making passes at some even prominent people. Ladies who have dated him revealed that he only hears late Fela Kuti’s popular refrain “Na from back e o” when he is in the act.

It is because of this his penchant for the unusual that many of his top class girl friends have all left him. But don’t be mistaken, he is always on the prowl seeking new victims to devour.


Stella Damasus ‘s 21-day fast and other matters

Stella Damasus, the actress, singer and mother of two who is accused of wrecking the marriage of fellow actress, Doris Simeon has revealed that she is starting 2014 with 21-day session of prayers and fasting.

She went on twitter to reveal that she wants to build her relationship with God and advertise him to the world with all that He has given me.

She gave her 2014 resolutions as follows ” I am not going to waste my time in 2014. I am not going to look the way people expect me to look but the way I know I should look. I am not going to spend money on irrelevant things when there are hungry and uneducated children out there who need help.

“I am not going to attend an event because people expect me to, but because I am supposed to. I am not going to please men and offend God. I am not going to keep friends who are not willing to follow the will of God and encourage me to love him.

“I will live my life to the fullest. I will tell those who care to listen about the God that I have come to know. I will not follow unnecessary trend when I know it is not good for me”

Stella went on to state many other dos and don’ts for 2014. All one can say is Hmmmmm.


Ooni Marks 84th Birthday Today

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubes II is 84 today! Wow how time flies. The Oba who took over the throne of his ancestors with so much verve, charisma and energy, has begun to slow down these days. As usual where ever he is-London or Ife, the respected Monarch usually hosts a swell champagne party.


…. And Hakeem Sodiende Adds a year too

Hip Hip Hurray, Movida boss, Hakeem Sodeinde was a year older on Saturday, December 28th-and he had a blast of a party at the Victoria Island, Lagos Club. His friends from way back were all there to thank God for Hakeem’s life. The entrepreneur has been battling a health challenge that almost took his life. So it was big ups for the big guy, Hakeem.

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