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    Glamour, glitz as B’obagunwa Omo’ba Obinrin Akile Ijebu celebrates New Year party (Photos)

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    All roads led to the Millennium Hall Itoro, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State on the 22nd day of January, 2023 when Egbe B’obagunwa Omo’ba Obinrin Akile Ijebu celebrated its New Year party.

    The society was an elite gathering, created for the female indigenes and wives of the Ijebus home and abroad, with the sole aim of keeping the culture, social life and communal spirit amongst the Ijebu women alive. This is also to foster smooth and healthy relationship.

    Egbe B’obagunwa Omo’ba Obinrin Akile Ijebu is designated into different age brackets; women within the age of 40 – 42 (1980, 81, 82) would belong to the same group.

    This group, just as other groups are, is headed by the Iyalode Egbe, Tawakalitu Oluwakemi Bashiru Andu.

    “Our new year party this year is indeed a departure from the past and we’re so much grateful to this year’s host, Yeye Bashorun Sholape Mary Banjo,” Iyalode said.

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    1. Dunni Olayiwola

      February 13, 2023 at 1:50 pm

      Beautiful ladies one love keep us together Amin ooo

    2. Sholapemi Mary Banjo

      February 14, 2023 at 1:35 am

      God bless you darling sis. These are beautiful pictures

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    With Impending Conference, Enugu Positions for Nigeria’s Gaming Tourism Destination

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    Enugu State is poised to establish itself as Nigeria’s leading destination for gambling tourism. The highly anticipated Enugu State Gaming Conference, organised by the Enugu State Gaming and Lotto Commission (ESGC), will take place at the Amadeo Event Centre on June 27, 2024. This inaugural conference will bring together industry stakeholders to explore new opportunities and collaborations within the gaming sector.

    Enugu State Gaming and Lotto Commission, established under CAP 86 laws of Enugu State, is the legal regulator for all gaming/gambling/lotto activities within Enugu State, that is dedicated to promoting responsible gaming practices and ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants.

    “This conference marks a pivotal moment for the gaming industry in Enugu State,” said Prince Arinze Arum, Executive Secretary and CEO of ESGC. “It’s an opportunity for us to showcase how far we’ve come in regulating and managing the gaming landscape in our state.”

    This groundbreaking event’s theme is ‘Exploring the Future of Gaming: Innovations and Collaborations’, reflecting a commitment to fostering growth and development within the industry. Governor Peter Mbah, the special guest of honour, will attend to show support for initiatives aimed at positioning Enugu as a hub for gambling tourism.

    “We believe that through strategic partnerships between casino operators and hospitality providers, we can unlock new avenues for growth and prosperity within our state,” stated Arum. “This conference is about more than just discussing ideas – it’s about taking concrete steps towards making Enugu a premier destination for gaming enthusiasts.”

    The event will provide attendees with valuable insights into regulatory practices, market trends, and potential investment opportunities within the gaming sector. Participants will also have the unique opportunity to engage directly with Mbah on his vision for promoting sustainable growth within the industry.

    With its focus on collaboration and innovation, the Enugu State Gaming Conference represents a significant milestone in advancing the state’s position as a key player in Nigeria’s growing gambling tourism market. By leveraging its regulatory prowess and creating fertile ground for partnership opportunities, ESGC is paving the way for a bright future.

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    Legendary monarch, Kabiyesi Awujale, clocks 90 in grandstyle (Photos)

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    The ancient Ijebuland was agog, moments filled with joy, and accolades all the way for the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona,GCON at the grand finale marking 90th birthday and the 64th coronation anniversary, held at Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

    The legendary monarch, who ascended the throne on 2nd April 1960, six months before the country’s Independence and has spent 64 years on the throne, clock 90 years on earth today, 10th May, 2024.

    Most Revered Royal Father, Olofin Apesin Olode, Olota of the Paramount and Ancient Ottaland, Awori Kingdom, His Majesty, Oba Professor Adeyemi Abdukabir Obalanlege Ph.D, MCIPR, MPRII, FHEA (Lanlege Ekun II, Arole Iganmode) joined eminent Nigerians, respected Royal Fathers, sons and daughters of Ijebuland and well wishers at the well attended reception marking the end of the week-long events.

    In his special message to the Revered Monarch, Kabiyesi Olota described Baba Awujale as a “Game Changer.”

    “Kabiyesi Alayeluwa, Ninety years of age and 64 years on the throne are indeed beautiful milestones, You have, no doubt, changed the narratives of traditional rulers in Nigeria. Thank you for being a Game Changer.”

    The event also welcomed the Executive Governor of Ogun State, H.E Prince Dapo Abiodun CON, H.E Olusegun Osoba, H.E Seriake Dickson, Business moguls, Aliko Dangote and Aare Razaq Okoya, among others. Other top Royal Fathers in attendance were HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle (Agunloye IV, Olu Ilaro & Paramount Ruler of Yewaland), Oba Babatunde Ajayi (Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland), Oba Lawrence Jaiyeola Adebayo (Orimolusi of Ijebu Igbo), Oba Abdulrazaq Adenugba(Ebumawe of Ago-Iwoye), Oba Ademola Elegushi(Elegushi of Ikateland), Oba Abdulwasiu Gbolahan Lawal(Oniru of Iruland), and other Revered Royal Fathers across the Country.

    Long may the King reign as a beacon of tradition, hope, and progress. Kabiyesi Awujale!

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    Enugu Set to Hold First Gaming Conference

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    The Enugu State Gaming and Lotto Commission (ESGC) says plans are underway to hold the inaugural Gaming Conference in the state.

    In a statement to newsmen in Enugu yesterday, Chief Executive Officer of the ESGC, Arinze Arum said that the conference will establish Enugu as the leading destination for gambling tourism in Nigeria.

    Arun noted that the conference, slated for June 27th, 2024 at the Amadeo Event Centre, with the theme: Exploring the Future of Gaming: Innovations and Collaborations’, will bring together industry stakeholders to explore new opportunities and collaborations within the gaming sector.

    “This conference marks a pivotal moment for the gaming industry in Enugu State,” said Arum. “It’s an opportunity for us to showcase how far we have come in regulating and managing the gaming landscape in our state,”.

    He maintained that it will provide opportunities for strategic partnerships between casino operators and hospitality providers and further unlock new avenues for growth and prosperity within our state.

    He noted that the event will also provide attendees with insights into regulatory practices, market trends, and potential investment opportunities within the gaming sector.

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