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Again, Pastor Odukoya Loses Wife To Cancer

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Pastor Odukoya and Wife

Pastor Nomthi Rosemary Odukoya, wife of the founder of the Fountain of Life Bible Church, Taiwo Odukoya, is dead.

Crystal News learnt that Nomthi died in the early hours of Tuesday, November 9, 2021, two years after been diagnosed of cancer.

“With deep regret and gratitude to God, we have to announce the passing of our Senior Pastor’s wife, Pastor Nomthi Odukoya.

“She battled cancer for the better part of 2 years, she stood on the Word of God, and she fought.

“We loved her with all our heart, but who are we to fight with the will of God.

“The truth is, at one point in our lives, we all will have to say goodbye. So for now, till we meet again in glory, Goodbye Pastor Nomthi,” the statement added.

What you should know about Pastor Odukoya and his late wife

Recall that in January 2021, the Odukoyas celebrated a 10-year wedding anniversary.

Exactly ten years ago, Odukoya, had got married to Nomthi in Lagos. The marriage came four years after his first wife, Pastor Bimbo Rosemary Odukoya (née Williams), died in the 2005 Sosoliso air crash, which also claimed the lives of hundreds of students of the Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja.

Before death separated them, Taiwo and Bimbo Odukoya were married for 21 years. The union was blessed with three children – Tolu, Jimi, and Tobi. Ironically though, one person who was reported to have encouraged Odukoya to remarry was his late mother-in-law, Anike Williams, who passed away in 2009. His three children were also said to have pressurised him to marry another wife as well.

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The World Celebrates Quintessential Architect, Princess Fifi Ejindu at 60

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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

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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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Fuel As Souvenirs: Erelu Okin Pearl Ogbulu Submits Self to Police For Investigation

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After coming under fire for using jerrycans of fuel as souvenirs to her guests at her event last week held at Havillah Event Centre Oniru, Lagos, The Erelu Okin, Pearl Ogbulu have been remorseful over the incident claiming she only gave people the fuel outside before some over enthusiastic guest took the fuel into the Hall in excitement.

 

Since the video of the event went viral giving room for public outrage, the Lagos state government has reprimanded her by shutting the Havillah Event centre where the event was held. In other to show how remorseful taking responsibility for the whole event, she has today reported to the office of the Lagos commissioner Of Police for proper investigation.

 

Making this known via her verified Instagram handle, she posted that; “I have come again on bender knees to say I am sorry about the petrol souvenir

 

I have ‘reported’ myself to the police this afternoon to help with their investigation

 

My intent is to help on their investigation to the unfortunate incident.

 

I am thankful that my error in judgment has not caused damage and I plead with you all not throw the baby away with the dirty water

I am sorry and my intent was never to cause harm to anyone or abuse your sensibilities. Do not destroy me because of my unintentional error. I have come to regret my error

I intend to focus on safety and security and will put my energy on ensuring that my community works include safety and security

I want to use this opportunity to thank all my loved ones for their support. Your kind words have helped my mental health. I will remain focused and put effort to the community

Thank you

Erelu Okin Pearl C. Ogbulu”

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