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Dimeji Bankole to wed Kebbi gov’s daughter Jan 15

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A former Speaker of the House of Representatives Dimeji Bankole, is set to wed Aisha Shinkafi Saidu, the daughter of Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State governor.

The wedding ceremony is billed to hold on January 15, according to the families of both parties,

This is coming about four years after the former speaker divorced his first wife in 2017.

The bride, a lawyer and graduate of the University of Hull in the United Kingdom, is also a granddaughter to Umaru Shinkafi, a late Nigerian intelligence chief and former federal commissioner of internal affairs.

Aisha’s mother is Shinkafi’s daughter and a sister to Aliyu Shinkafi, a former governor of Zamfara state.

Bankole, a politician, had served as the ninth speaker of the House of Representatives.

Elected as speaker at 37, he is regarded as the youngest speaker the House has produced.

Bankole was a 2019 Ogun State gubernatorial election candidate under the platform of the Action Democratic Party (ADP).

Both families had reportedly held an introduction ceremony where Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal and Bankole’s successor as speaker of the House led the groom’s people to the bride’s family home to seek her hand in marriage.

It had kicked off the union of the couple in line with Islamic and traditional injunctions ahead of Friday’s event.

 

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DJ Cuppy: Why I’m Still Single At 28

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Music producer and Disc Jockey, Florence Otedola, better known as “DJ Cuppy”, has explained why she is still single.

 

She gave the explanation in a video she posted on her Instagram account.

 

In the video, the billionaire’s daughter was seen dancing to Dreake’s hit “Way Too Sexy”.

 

She wrote: “I’ve come to the conclusion that the reason that I’m single is that I’m way TOO SEXY 😛 #CuppyDat”

 

Cuppy is the second daughter of Otedola.

 

In July 2014, the songstress released ‘House of Cuppy’ as her first compilation mix in London and Lagos, before launching it in New York two months later.

 

With House of Cuppy, she produced EDM-Esque remixes of songs by leading Afropop artistes.

 

In July 2018, Cuppy launched the Cuppy Foundation.

 

She released her official first single On October 13, 2017, “Green Light”, which featured Nigerian singer and producer, Tekno

 

She also partnered with Apple Music in February 2021, to launch the first radio show in Africa.

 

DJ CUppy was born on November 11, 1992.

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BBNaija: I Accepted 4 Marriage Proposals But None Worked, Says Saskay

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Big Brother Naija season 6 Shine Ya Eye housemate, Saskay, has revealed that she accepted four marriage proposals but none worked out.

 

She said this on day 54 of the show which will end on October 4.

 

While having a conversation with her fellow housemates at the garden area of the house, Saskay opened up on the marriage proposals.

 

“Between last year and this year, I think I’ve received four proposals. I accepted all but right now, none is working.”

 

The 21-year-old also added that her family is pressuring her to get married.

 

Nini, her fellow housemate, said she was scared of marriage, adding that she would rather date for 10 years before getting married.

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Dudu Heritage, Bimbo Oshin’s husband, dies after slumping

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Ola Ibironke, famous music promoter and husband of Bimbo Oshin, a Nollywood actress, is dead. He was aged 61.

Dudu Heritage as he is fondly called, who was captain of Ibadan Golf Club, reportedly died on Sunday night in Ibadan, Oyo State.

He was said to have slumped at home and efforts to revive him failed.

He was confirmed dead in the hospital and no cause was given for his sudden death.

Ibadan Golf Club issued a statement on Monday expressing shock at its captain’s death

It stated, “We are shocked by the sudden demise of our Captain, Mr Ola Ibironke.

“The Course is hereby closed and all club activities are suspended until further notice while the flag will be hoisted at half mast.

“Our prayers are with his family and members of this great Club. Further details will be announced later.”

Ibironke was last seen in a trending video at Radisson Blu hotel in Lagos, exchanging banters with Wasiu Ayinde KWAM 1 and Dele Momodu.

He got married to Bimbo Oshin in 2005.

Apart from his wife and children, he is survived by his an 81-year-old mother.

 

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