So, we heard that one of the daughters of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is duty bound to continue in the legacy and benevolence of her father after a huge responsibility was placed on her shoulders.
Celebrity Gist can confirm that Halima Dangote has been appointed as the Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Dangote Industries Limited, with immediate effect.
We gather that Halima who is also a Trustee of the Aliko Dangote Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the conglomerate, was saddled with the new role after serving on secondment in several capacities across two of its Business Units, over the last five years.
The ebullient son of the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu is living up to the tag of a smooth operating businessman in the corporate world, especially the out-door advertising industry.
We gather that Seyi and his close friend Adenrele Olusoga, recently completed the acquisition of one of the country’s leading out-door advertising companies, E-motion Advertising.
Reports say the procurement of the E-motion will now see Seyi lead one of the biggest out-door advertising companies in the country.
TEDDY A & BAM BAM
The romance between former Big Brother Naija reality TV show housemates, Tope Adenibuyan, better known as Teddy A, and partner, Bamike Olawunmi (BamBam) has been taken a notch higher.
Celebrity Gist can authoritatively confirm that the two love birds have decided to take their relationship serious as they have both been joined in holy matrimony at a private event in Dubai, UAE.
The pair got hooked as they officially became husband and wife on Saturday, at a star-studded white wedding ceremony which witnessed the presence of Ifu Ennada, Belinda Effah, Linda Osifo, Frodd, Omashola, and others.
The development comes after they both announced their engagement on Instagram on August 4, which was followed by a traditional wedding on September 7, in Ogun State.
Less has been seen or heard of the former First Lady of Oyo State after she vacated the government house with her hubby, Abiola Ajimobi.
However, we gather that Florence, who acquired a degree in Secretarial Studies and Management, as well as a doctorate in a branch of the management science, is now a public speaker.
The founder of several humanitarian projects such as Access to Basic Medical Care (ABC) foundation has been sighted at several events and even recently launched a book, titled Reflections and Life Lessons at 60: My Life Like A Rainbow.
The absence of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State at the second edition of the late Dim Emeka Ojukwu Memorial Lecture didn’t go down well with Bianca Ojukwu according to reports.
We gather that the widow of the late Biafra leader, lambasted the governor for being absent from the event, thus lending credence to the widely reported political disagreement between the pair.
Though the governor was represented by his deputy, the former Nigerian ambassador to Spain literally erupted, saying, “Tell the governor that today is yet again the memorial lecture and post-humous birthday of that man he rode on his political structure to stardom and he is once more not present.
“Tell him that his actions regarding the man who everyone is here for, but he couldn’t find time as governor of his state to be here, is very much like that of an ingrate.”