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Glo Celebrates 20 Years Anniversary, Rewards 89 Employees for Long Service

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It was an evening of dance, music and comedy as digital services company, Globacom, on Saturday hosted its staff at a colouful 20th anniversary party, themed “Twenty and Unlimited”, Its long-serving staff were celebrated and rewarded for their loyalty and commitment in the last 20 years.

Held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, 89 employees who had worked for the company for the past 20 years received millions of naira each.

In her speech which kicked-off the party, Executive Vice Chairman, Globacom, Mrs. Bella Disu, paid glowing tribute to the awardees for their immense contributions to the growth of the company over the past 20 years. She also commended different business units for the efforts that has kept the company on success-path over the years.

Speaking further, Mrs Disu said, “This year, I want us to move forward with even greater zeal and energy than we had in our first two decades, and I want you to know without a doubt that your work is the foundation and key to our future. This year, we are committed not only to our company’s growth but to your individual success. We will work tirelessly to increase value for you, our staff, all our subscribers and to all stakeholders. This is our promise to you. Thank you for twenty years. Together, we are good and together we are unlimited”.

An evening of endless entertainment, the party featured top music acts  including Wande Coal,  Glo ambassadors Chike Ezekpeazu Osebuka and Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, aka Kizz Daniel who all kept the event alive with  different  hit tracks with Glo staff all in Green outfits dancing heartily all through.

There were also Mr. and Miss Glo contests which further added to the fun and excitement at the event.  In Mr. Glo competition, Ifoghale Ashaka came first while  Hakeem Obayomi and Olalekan Agbaje were first and second runners-up.  Mr. Glo won N2 million while Hakeem and Olalekan went home with N1million and N750, 000 respectively. Also, Miss. Gift Okafor was crowned Miss Glo, winning N2 milion, while Favour Akinbayo won N1million as first runners-up and  Faith Chika Obi, the second runner-up received N750,000. The Best dressed male and female also won N500,000 each.

In the dancing competition, Tegha Mobaghan won N500,000 in the female category with Abiola Agunbiade winning the same prize in the male category. Chukwudi Okorie and Otesanya Adetayo were winners in the singing competition winning N500,000 each as well. There was also food “quaffing” competition which attracted N500,000 to the winners in the male and female categories, while 20 early birds (first to arrive at the party) won N250,000 each just as 50 Midnight Owls (last to leave) also got N500,000 each in the two gender categories.

The event was attended by different personalities including Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke; Ovation Publisher, Dele Momodu; Nollywood stars, Ego Boyo, Ini Edo, Ebube Nwagbo, and Bolanle Ninalowo, as well as comedian Broda Shaggi, and fashion icon, Mai Atafo.

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Hardship: Help Us Beg Your Father, Actress Mercy Aigbe Tells Seyi Tinubu

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Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, has urged President Bola Tinubu’s son, Seyi, to plead with his father on behalf of Nigerians to take urgent actions in tackling the excruciating economic hardship in the country.

Mercy made the appeal after Seyi Tinubu admonished Nigerians to be patient with his father and endure the current economic hardship with the hope of reaping the gains of the administration’s economic reforms in the future.

But Aigbe described the present situation of the country as “terrible,” stressing that citizens are hungry, dying, and going out of their minds.

On her Instagram page, she wrote: “People are hungry! People are dying! People are going out of their minds!

“The present situation of the country is terrible! The government should, please, please, we are begging, they should do something about this economic hardship!

“It’s unbearable, @officialasiwajubat. @seyitinubu, please beg your father for us. O to ge!”

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Davido Showers Wife, Chioma with Love on Valentine’s Day, Gifts Her Lamborghini (Photo)

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By Eric Elezuo

Popular hip hop star and Grammy award nominee, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has gifted his wife, Chioma, a Lamborghini Huracan STO for Valentine’s. 

The elated Chioma took to her verified X account to celebrate her latest addition. Sharing photos of the exclusive car, and using loads of love emojis, she wrote:

‘Got my dream car for Valentine’s Day Thank you so much baby, Davido. Officially a Lamborghini Huracan STO owner”

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Actress Ethel Ekpe, Who Played Segi in ‘Basi and Company’, is Dead

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Veteran Nigerian actress Ethel Aderemi, nee Ekpe, who is known for her role as Segi, in the now rested sitcom, Basi and Company, is dead.

She died of cancer on Wednesday in Lagos.

Dr Shaibu Husseini, the Director General of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), announced her passage in a Facebook post on Wednesday night.

“I have been reliably informed that Ethel Ekpe, the screen beauty that delighted fans with her inimitable interpretation of the role of Segi in the defunct sitcom on Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, by Ken Saro Wiwa titled ‘Basi and Company’ has passed on.

“The actress and later day Pastor will be sorely missed. My family will particularly miss her because we named my second daughter Ethel, after her. Good night good woman,” he said.

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