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Lulu-Briggs: Family Exposes Wife, Seinye’s Dirty Ways.. Ola KING



At 88, Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs, a billionaire businessman and founder of Moni Pulo Limited, could be said to have really lived up to an advanced age.

Even as he lay supine on a sofa in his palatial mansion in Abonema on December 26, 2018, everyone around him still prayed God to grant him speedy recovery.

In fact, even as he had lost his tongue, his children who were keeping watch over him still wished he could survive the debilitating ailment, so he could enjoy more the fruits of his labour.

But that was not to be! Barely 24 hours after, his children who were still reveling in the Yuletide mood and were looking forward to the dawn of a new year, 2019, had received the shattering the news of the sudden death of their octogenarian father in a very strange circumstance from the most unexpected quarter, so to say.

The grim news, which was allegedly disrespectfully conveyed by his wife, Seinye, from Accra in Ghana, had provoked a barrage of questions about the circumstances leading to the death of Lulu-Briggs, who was an oil and gas mogul.

To the family, Seinye, whom they described as a harbinger of bad news, has a lot of questions to answer.

It would have been a different story if the family was probably watching this scenario play out in a Nollywood home movie.  But the tragic drama is never from the imagination of any creative Nollywood playwright.

Consequently, the family members have staunchly refused to allow their voices to be lost in the din of alleged claims by Seinye on the cause of the death of her husband.

Family sources, who spoke exclusively with us, urged the law enforcement agencies to do their best to unravel the secrets behind the death of their patriarch, adding that his wife must be called to account.

According to them, Seinye has been economical with the truth about the death of Lulu-Briggs. One of her sins, according the family, is that she failed to inform any of the children about her trip to Ghana in company with the obviously ailing billionaire.

“Seinye has a case to answer on why she embarked on the journey without informing any of the children even though we were together on 26th of December in Abonema residence.

“We were together on the night of the Boxing Day. Our father was lying on a sofa and was unable to talk to any of us. Though Dumo, who was then campaigning for his gubernatorial election found his way to his father’s house that day, they exchanged no word. He appeared so tired.

“So, we were all surprised when the woman later called from Accra on the night of December 27, claiming that our father had gone to rest.’’ 

The sources further wondered why the chattered flight in which ailing Lulu-Briggs flew in was delayed for over five hours at the Port-Harcourt Airport before flying to Ghana.

It was further alleged that a popular Port-Harcourt, River-based cleric, Rev. Zilly Aggrey of Royal House of Grace Church, was on board the flight on that fateful day. But Aggrey, another source said, initially feigned ignorance until he was confronted with their findings.

Speaking with the source said: “The popular Pastor was on the journey with the woman to Accra.

“But the Pastor, who is supposed to be friends with Dumo failed to confide in him, even when he had the opportunity to do so on four different occasions.

 “But when Dumo confronted him with the flight manifest, he owned up, claiming that he was called on the morning of December 27, by Seinye who begged her to follow her to Accra.

“He said obliged her request as her spiritual father.”

Seinye, it was  further alleged, also failed to inform the family that a doctor at an Accra clinic, simply identified as Kilean, confirmed that Lulu-briggs had  died before the plane landed at the airport.

“Shortly after his death was announced, she started acting in isolation, a situation that defiles the Abonema tradition,” the source added.

The family is further riled by the fact that Seinye had allegedly unilaterally fixed January 24, for the burial without consulting any of the deceased’s kinsmen and the children.

According to a source, “She wanted to bury our late father in a hurry without carrying us along.

“Even the April, 2019 date that was announced was without our knowledge. We were supposed to hold a meeting, but she sent a message to the elders of our community that April had been fixed for the burial without first informing his children.”

Seinye allegedly kicked against every move by one of his children, Dumo, to carry out an autopsy on the deceased, as she filed a suit to stop the order of the Kaneshie District Magistrates’ Court in Ghana for an inquest into the death of her husband11 months after.

The Magistrate, E. K Barnes–Botchway, reportedly held that she had cause to believe that the deceased did not die naturally.

But in her suit before the Ghana High Court, Seinye argued that the Magistrate lacked the jurisdiction to order the inquest, saying her late husband’s death happened outside the Accra metropolitan district where the court sits.

Undeterred by her resolve to engage in a legal battle, the family insists on the release of the body of the late businessman, so that a proper autopsy can be conducted.

“All this is necessary for us to give him a befitting burial.

“Even if it takes years, we must get to the root of his death,” said a family source. 

It was even gathered that the woman has always fights whoever tried to intervene in matter. “Even the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, was embarrassed by her unruly behaviour when he called the family for a meeting”. Our source added.

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The World Celebrates Oil and Gas Top Player, Wale Tinubu at 55





Today, billionaire oil mogul, Jubril Adewale Tinubu, has more than one reason to be joyous, apart from the grace to survive the mysteries of the last night.

Rising from his ornate massive bed to witness the dawn of a new beautiful day, his heart is filled with gratitude to God for the grace to mark his 55th birthday today.

The Group Chief Executive of Oando Plc, unlike some others, usually prefers to be reflective on a day as this for very good reasons.

As a result, reliable sources disclosed that the birthday celebrations would definitely be low-key; there would not be any carnival-like celebration.

Unlike some members of his billionaires’ class he is neither given to frivolities nor any form of revelry.

Nevertheless, his family members, friends, business associates, fans and admirers are sharing in his joy and ready to pour encomiums on him.

In the past years, JAT, as he is famously called, has touched several lives whose paths have crossed his in so many positive ways.

He is as generous, collaborative, and lovable as he is innovative and brilliant. The mogul has a large heart and loves to see others succeed. He has an innate belief that behind every success story are others helping to make it happen.

Probably because he keeps the cameras away during his altruistic gestures, many don’t know that he is one of the biggest philanthropists in Nigeria at the moment.

 It is a fact that the King of Africa’s oil has eyes good investments. His convictions can move mountains and his determination can shatter ceilings. This, no doubts, has made him to have some edge over his competitors.

In the views of some observers, Tinubu’s continued relevance, nay staying power, should provoke some careful study by aspiring entrepreneurs or even established ones, especially in the Nigeria’s inclement business environment.

The highly cerebral business mogul has proven in all ramifications that the African continent does not lack talents who can hold their heads high anywhere in the world.

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The World Celebrates Quintessential Architect, Princess Fifi Ejindu at 60





Princess Fifi Ejindu

Unarguably, Fifi Ejindu is living up to the description of her name, Offiong, which means Full Moon. In her six decades of existence, the quintessential woman illuminates during a time of heightened emotions and adds brilliant colours to the lives of many in need.

First, as a wife, her husband cannot wish for a better lover, soul mate and ‘gist’ mate. As a mother, the sophisticated and elegant woman is sweet and wonderful, like her middle name, Ekanem, which means ‘Sweet Mother’. This is seen in the way she raised her children. But her biological children are not only the beneficiaries of her motherly care. Anyone who has crossed paths with her will easily testify to her tenderness.

Even in her business, her profile is continually on the rise. Her competitors easily agree that she is blessed with the proverbial Midas touch!

Indeed, it is no exaggeration to say that the princess’ life epitomises a tenacity of purpose. Her ability as a strategist and winner has never been in doubt. Every move she makes, either in her business or private life, has never escaped the attention of newshounds; she is a delight to professional journalists and biographers.

A well-loved woman by members of her immediate environment, Ejindu is acknowledged as one of the few successful individuals who see the need to give back to society as a priority.

The light-skinned princess is one of the few women whose beauty would make any full-blooded man drool. She is not an attention-seeker, but if you meet her at a social event, you will pause to appreciate her God-given endowments. Were there a beauty competition for people her age, this drop-dead beauty will certainly come tops. So many features, including her curvature, come-hither-look and shape, will qualify her for the diadem. Such is the power of her beauty, even as she clocks 60.

At her age, Ejindu still boasts glowing skin. It was all these rare qualities, in addition to her commanding dress sense, that usually make her the cynosure of eyes at any public event. So, whenever her birthday is approaching,  her family, friends and others who have benefitted from her large-heartedness and benevolence always see the day as another golden opportunity to celebrate her. The eulogies, no doubt, usually come in torrents.

It was  gathered that they often do this out of deep respect for the woman with the uncommon milk of kindness. Surprisingly, however, as she clocked 60 yesterday,  Saturday, May 21, 2022,  the woman did not see the day as significantly different from the others. She was grateful to the Creator for the gift of life. She celebrated the day with her families and close friends while she also used the opportunity to sing songs of praise to her Creator for the journey so far.

The philanthropist’s passion for empowering the African youth is demonstrated through the NGO she founded known as the “African Arts and Fashion Initiative”, with the mission to ignite the modern African generation in arts and fashion by driving youths into various fields of their desire through fundraisers, scholarships.

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City Businessman, Dele Phillips’ New Beautiful Dream




In the next few months, all roads will lead to Shores Hotel and Resort, perhaps Nigeria’s biggest and best tourism and hospitality resort.
Shores Hotel and Resort, is an 80 rooms resort just besides the Free Trade zone complex, Lekki, Lagos.
Sitting on four hectares of land, the five star resort will boast of Restaurants, gyms, artificial lakes, Olympic size swimming pool and a cinema.
The resort will be a classic all stop complex especially for the busy refinery and Free Trade zone workers as well as the numerous high end visitors who will be falling in to do business in the area.
Shores Hotel and resort Lekki, is a member of Deephill Investments, Shores Hotel, 9th Avenue Hotels, Phillips Property and Phillips Exchange in Dubai, promoted by city big boy, Dele Phillips.
 Phillips, holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Ado Ekiti University. He also obtained a Diploma in hospitality and property management from the United Kingdom.
An investor in various fields, he has over 15 years experience in marketing, hospitality and property management both in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.

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