Son of one of the richest men in Nigeria, Davido, has claimed that he did not know his father’s financial status until he was 13 years of age.
Despite admitting that his father, Adedeji Adeleke, was always busy with his business conglomerates, Davido said he had no hint of the billions of Naira resting in his account.
He made the disclosure while praising his father for his modesty and humility in a latest interview on Nigeria’s Earn Your Leisure.
Back then when he was just 11 years, Davido remembers his father drove a Honda car, while his mother was an owner of a Toyota truck.
It was until they moved to a plush, well-decorated multiple-bedroom home in Lagos Island that he was exposed to the reality.
Fast forward till this day, the Internationally recognised singer has been living in full glory, with many ‘connections’ at his disposal.
He said that is how he landed the moniker Omo Baba Olowo (OBO), to wit son of a rich man.
Davido’s father is a business magnate and founder and President of Adeleke University. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Holdings Limited.
Most of Mr Adeleke’s siblings are politicians and Senators in Nigeria.
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JUST IN : Mr Eazi Launches Scholarship Fund To Support Students
International music sensation and business man, Oluwatosin Ajibade, popularly known in showbiz circles as Mr Eazi has instituted a scholarship scheme to support needy undergraduate students at the C. K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences (CKT-UTAS). The scholarship scheme, which started with an initial seed money of GHS200,000 is expected to cover the full fees of 100 students of CKT-UTAS every year.
The gesture comes in the wake of recent difficulties encountered by many students in the payment of their fees and thereby disrupting their education.
Who can apply for Mr. Eazi Students Fund?
It is the hope of Mr Eazi and the University that beneficiaries of the Fund will be able to complete their studies despite their economically challenged background. Eligible candidates for the scholarship can apply by downloading the application forms from the students portal @ https://mis.cktutas.edu.gh/.
Mr. Ajibade is the CEO and founder of emPawa Africa group of companies that has a corporate presence in Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Dubai, and London. emPawa Africa has grown to become one of the biggest wholly African-owned entertainment companies on the continent, which leverages Mr. Ajibade’s vast experience and network to provide a gateway for upcoming and established acts across the world.
In addition, Mr. Ajibade performs under the name Mr Eazi – a household name across Africa and growing in international prominence. He has performed numerous shows, including headlining the Ghana Music Festival and performing sold-out shows around the world. He is also a recipient of several prestigious international awards. Prior to launching a huge career in showbiz, Mr. Ajibade had enrolled at the Coventry University in the UK where he studied and obtained a Master of Science in Engineering Business Management (M.Sc. Engineering Business Management) in 2015, having obtained a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana in 2011.
BREAKING NEWS: Tonto Dikeh’s Ex, KpoKpogri Cries Out As FCDA Demolishes His N700m+ House In Abuja
Nollywood screen goddess Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri has posted a video capturing the moment Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA destroyed his mansion.
He cried out bitterly during an his Instagram live session while showing the aftermath of the demolition of the gate and fence to his house.
The Nigerian politician said he does not know the motive behind the demolishing of his over N700million mansion.
Adding that his building was brought down as there was no prior notice to that effect.
The businessman further lamented that his children were still inside the house while they were bringing it down.
The viral video has garnered a lot reactions on social media with many netizens reaction to the disturbing video.
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Our Family Is Not In Support Of His Actions – Yul Edochie’s Elder Brother
The elder brother of Yul Edochie has revealed that their family is not in support of the actor’s decision to marry a second wife and father a child with her.
According to Uche Edochie, the family advised him not to go through with his plans, but he ignored them.
“Have you ever tried controlling an adult when it comes to relationships? Good luck with that. Yul is an adult who feels marrying a second woman is the best way to own up to his mistakes and make things right,” he wrote in a lengthy post on Instagram.
Uche Edochie stated that it is unfortunate his first wife, May, has been roped into this.
She did not agree to a polygamous marriage with Yul Edochie when they tied the knot, he wrote, adding that the current situation is not fair to her.
“So I feel for Mary…My family are not in support. This is not what we do and we are trying our best to console Mary. What else can we do?” he quizzed.
This comes days after Yul Edochie surprised many fans and followers when he revealed on Instagram, that he had married another woman and they share a son.
Meanwhile, Uche Edochie believes that his brother does not deserve the condemnation he is facing now explaining that if a Muslim had married a new wife, the world would not have made a whiff about it.
He stated that “maybe Yul should become a Muslim and shut this circus down. It is said that life is what happens when we are making other plans.”
Uche also added that people should also not be too quick to judge the actor, especially since women throw themselves at actors all the time it gets “suffocating”.
“If the average person walks in Yul’s shoes for one year, they will get five or more women pregnant. So don’t be quick to judge if you have not lived that life. Most people will do worse,” he added.