The Ace Comedian Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, popularly know as the Grand Comedian of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has just successfully concluded his hit comedy show “Laffmattazz with Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st and friends” the maiden edition in the city of Akure.
The just concluded event which was put together by Laughter Incorporated, a Gbenga Adeyinka initiative, Sponsored by Maltina supported by The Ondo state Government, First Bank of Nigeria, FIRS and EIE NIGERIA took place at the Dome (a 3500 seater hall) in Akure.
It was an hilarious evening with 100% fun, laughter, and excitement that left the audience ecstatic. The evening was filled with lots of comedy and music with Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st and his friends, Reminisce, Omobaba, Small Doctor, Woli Agba, Slimcase, CDQ, Kennyblaq, Faze, Soundsultan, Lord of Ajasa, Arole, Peteru, Adetoun, Dr Smile, Koffi and lots more.
The event was graced by the presence of the Paramount Ruler of Akure the “Deji of Akure” Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi (Odundun II), the Chief of Staff of Ondo State, 5 Regents, Top management staff of Nigerian breweries Plc led by the RBM, senior Brand managers of brands, prominent politicians, upwardly mobile business men, representatives of FIRS, FIRSTBANK, EIE and many other dignitaries.
The venue was filled to the brim with a lot of people still waiting outside to buy tickets that had run out.
Tables, VVIP, VIP and Regular tickets were all sold out before the show commenced.
The foyer which was the designated holding area was beautified by Maltina and acted as an engagement area
The Laffmattazz live in Akure (THE INVASION) was a huge success. The city of Akure eagerly awaits the subsequent editions.
First Anniversary As Mayegun: K1 Preaches Peace And Safety In Nigeria
Exactly this date last year, quintessential Fuji Lord, King Wasiu Olasunkanmi Marshal popularly known as K1 De Ultimate was bestowed with the honour of the first Mayegun of Yorubaland by His Imperial Majesty, Alaafin of Oyo, OBA LAMIDI ADEYEMI, CON.
As the symbol of peace in Yorubaland, the versatile and prolific artiste took the opportunity to canvass the need to maintain peaceful coexistence among the people of the Yoruba race, Nigerians, and people all over the world.
In a message signed by his Media Aide, Mr. Kunle Rasheed, the music icon said the world and indeed Nigeria, fervently need peace in this New Year which is a catalyst for growth and development in any society.
K1 in his message, also took time out to preach safety with regards to mankind’s new enemy; Covid-19 which had invaded the world since December 2019.
He urged Nigerians to obey the safety protocols imposed by the government. According to him, “if we observe the safety measures, the unwanted enemy will be defeated in no time”.
SAD: Orisabunmi’s Younger Sister Dies, Three Days After Brother’s Death
Three days after the death of popular Yoruba actress, Mrs. Folake Aremu, widely known as Orisabunmi, her younger sister Mrs. Janet Ademola, has reportedly passed on.
News of the demise of Ademola, the last child of the family, was broken on Saturday by Gbenga Onisola, her nephew.
It will be recalled that Orisabunmi’s brother, Steve Onisola, had died on Thursday, barely 24hours after the death of the popular actress.
Onisola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, Ilorin, passed on at age 71 after a brief illness.
Ademola, who was mourning her sister’s death described her elder sister as her best friend, a caring sister, and a mother with a rare heart of love.
She had said, “The death of my elder sister, Mrs. Folake Aremu, is very painful because of what she stood for in our lives as family members. She was very friendly and caring; she never left her siblings untended. We are pained because she stood in as a good mother for all of us.
“As the last child of the family, she took very good care of me. We were very close and used to each other. She gave her best to ensure that I was well catered for. She was a selfless fellow. She was very humane and she persevered a lot. She would not underrate anyone.”
Veteran Actress Orisabunmi Dies At 60
Veteran Yoruba actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi, is dead.
The news of her demise was broken by the President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Baba Latin.
According to Baba Latin, the late Orisabunmi died on late Tuesday, 5 January 2021.
She was aged 60.
Her death came four months after the demise of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu popularly called Aworo, under whose tutelage she rose to prominence in the film industry.
Another senior TAMPAN member Tunde Ola-Yusuff also announced the death in a Facebook post.
“She left without goodbye. The sudden death of Mrs. Folake Aremu (ORISABUNMI) has been announced.
“Really a shock on everyone. Iya Oosa, may God rest your Soul among the righteous,” Ola Yusuff wrote.
Born on October 10, 1960, in Ilu Ola, Kwara State, she became popular in the 80s TV series Arelu starring her husband and others like Fadeyi Oloro.
Jimoh and Folake Aliu had a very rocky marriage.
The two were separated long before Aworo died in September 2020.
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