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Nollywood actor, Ajirebi, gets ambassadorial deal, car, land gifts

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Popular Nollywood actor, Kayode Olasehinde popularly known as Ajirebi on Tuesday got gifts of a car and plot of land from from a TV reporter turned estate developer, Dr Babatunde Adeyemo, the Chief Executive Officer, Pelican Estate.

Ajirebi who is also known as Pa James in the weekly comic relief series Papa Ajasco was also appointed the company’s brand ambassador.

The gift of car and land was part of activities to mark Adeyemo’s 43rd birthday which he celebrated with fun and ecstasy with his colleagues at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) mosque where prayers were offered to Allah on behalf of the celebrant and his family.

Adeyemo who facilitated the building of the Mosque with assistance from Muslim brothers and sisters was full of praises to Almighty Allah for the grace to complete the building in spite of paucity of funds and low response from those called on to assist with the building.

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He said saw as the building as challenge that must be completed at a record time when he was appointed as the Chairman of the building committee.

His words ‘We did fundraising for the mosque, we were able to realize about N300,000, with Allah’s assistance, we had to put it on our shoulder by adding the balance of over Three million Naira to ensure that we delivered as promised.

He called on politicians and well to do individuals to take issues of masses welfare as a priority, saying that the situation in the country calls for people to be their brothers keeper.

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At the Pelican Valley venue of the reception, the CEO, Pelican Estate, Dr Adeyemo gave out the branded car with a value of #4.5m to the Pelican brand Ambassador, Pa Kayode Samuel Olasehinde, a.k.a Pa James

Apart from the car gift, a plot of land worth three million naira was also added for Ajirebi or who attended the ceremony with his wife and son.

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The elated brand Ambassador speaking with Our reporter thanked Dr Adeyemo for the kind gesture.

He said the celebrant has brought enormous value to real estate business in Nigeria and had also impacted positively on his live.

Guests were hilarious as they were treated to both local and foreign dishes with highly priced wine and assorted drinks.

The celebrant, who was visibly elated, thanked God for sustaining him in the last 43 years.

He said, “For 43 years, God has been molding and reconstructing me. He encouraged me to be the man I am today”.

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“Today is highly symbolic for me, the mosque is so synonymous and the most important for me. As pelican is, we are known for doing whatever we say, and today that’s why we made the prayer at the mosque.

“The landscape in Pelican is something that you cannot see anywhere. Pa Ajirebi is an humble man and someone that is not really after money.

“I am doing this business not for money. You can’t see real estate company in this kind of difficult terrain, but God has used us to turn a rejected stone to a corner stone at Pellican-Valley

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“We are not just here to make money we are in real estate to make the difference. As you see our landscape is extraordinary.

“Baba Ajirebi is humble. To me, humility is everything I don’t believe in advertising and land is not something that you are supposed to be advertising.

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“We don’t do adverts, all my clients are my Ambassador. Everyone that has ever bought plots in Pelican Valley advertises for me.

“Pelican brief is our newest baby, we have over 1000 Nigerians in diaspora who had already subscribed to it.

“Pelican brief is where we want to ignite a smart city.By September 11, we will be launching Pelican’s Ecostay Apartments and our farm Estate, The Pelican’s Greenish acres. The pre launch sales is on already and trust me, we are almost sold out on the new products.

The celebration, was graced by members of the real estate business in the Gateway State, men of the pen profession, friends and family members.

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How Motherhood Shaped My Career – Actress Bisola Aiyeola

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Popular Nigerian actress Bisola Aiyeola has disclosed that she stopped taking some acting roles when she became a mother.

The Reality TV star, who is a single mother of one said she is always conscious of the acting roles she accepts in the movie industry because of her child.

“I have a growing child and sometimes some of the roles you take can affect her positively or negatively. Especially because she is growing… You have other children around her who have different thoughts on what their parents do and so I have to be careful with some stories because I have to think that, in the long run, would it be a good look for my child?” The actress asked.

The actress said her trajectory has been one of patience and putting her daughter first, no matter what.

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She said, unknown to many, that she has been in the industry for years, even before going on the Big Brother Naija reality show in 2017.

She noted that her passion has been her driving force.

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Cook-a-thon Attempt: Failatu Starts Her Guinness World Record Longest Cooking Marathon In Tamale

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As the world welcomes the new year 2024, Abdul-Razak Failatu has started her attempt to set a Guinness World Record (GWR) of the longest cooking marathon.

This is coming days after Afua Asantewaa Owusu Aduonum’s sing-a-thon world record attempt officially ended after six days.

Failatu Abdul-Razak started her attempt on the eve on the New Year – 2024 in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana.

She is attempting to break the current Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon.

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She is aiming to clock for 120-hours.

She is working from the Modern City Hotel in Tamale.

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I no longer watch football – says DJ Cuppy amid Man United struggles

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Popular Nigerian disc jockey and Manchester United fan, DJ Cuppy, has revealed that she doesn’t watch football matches any longer.

Cuppy, who is well-known to be a supporter of the red side of Manchester, disclosed this on her X page recently.

She wrote, “FYI [for your information]—I no longer watch football,” attaching a sad emoji at the end.

The tweet has since garnered viral reactions with many alluding that Cuppy‘s decision to stop watching football is not unconnected from United’s current dip in form.

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@symplyDAPO wrote: “Ur team is finish, so we understand.”

@Waltskillsfc said: “You carry bad luck to man-united.”
@dotboyswag10: “Just announce that you are no longer a Manchester United fan.”

@rilwan_ola01: “Please denounce Manchester United . Since you joined from arsenal , we have turned to old arsenal while arsenal turned to old man utd .
Thanks cuppy”

Recall DJ Cuppy was an avid fan of Premier League side Arsenal but switched to rivals Manchester United in 2020 after Arsenal’s poor run of form.

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