There are more celebrity women we wrote about. Let’s tell you more. Where is Chief (Mrs.) Joy Ifegwu, the former Chairman of defunct Citizens Bank? She took over the running of the bank in March 1995. She is married to Lord Ifegwu, an international businessman who lived in Cotonou.
Where is Miranda Mosheshe? Remember her? In those good old days, we wrote a lot about the extremely sweet-looking daughter of Evangelist Cousin Mosheshe who lived in Lagos. She presided over an Oil Consultancy business called Mira Brown, which she runs from her Dolphin Estate home in Ikoyi.
There is also Dr. Ify Nwakwesi, the Healthy Living advocate who wrote a regular Health Column for City People in the early 2000s.
She is a medical doctor- turned anti-stress doctor. She is married to Nigeria’s big time businessman, Dr. Maduka Nwakwesi who is now in his 80s. He presides over the FYMAK Group. His wife ran a Healthy Living Services Company.
Where are the Oki Sisters? They are 2 adorable and lovely sisters, Sade & Tunde Oki. Sade is an eminent jurist in Lagos State and Tunde is an Etiquette Coach who used to be married to Kay Abrahams, a famous Big Boy in those days.
Where is Hajiya Laila Dogonyaro, the highly influential and one-time NCWS President? She is married to Ambassador MBG Dogonyaro. She was a top woman leader in Kaduna in those days.
Where is Hajiya Binta Yar’Adua, the wife of great politician late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua?
Where is Hajia Titi Abubakar Atiku, the wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Atiku? In those good old days, she was always in the news. She is a sociable woman who graced many events. Now she has withdrawn into her shell.
Where is Damilola Akinsete, the founder of Home Inspirations, a furniture shop on Allen Avenue which later relocated to Victoria Island, Lagos? Over the years, she has kept a really low profile. She became born again in 1992. She attends Mountain of Fire & Miracles. She started her business from her home in Oregun in 1994.
Where is IBB’s eldest daughter, Aisha Babangida? Since she left public glare as a 1st Lady in one of the Northern states, she has gone off the radar. She is like her late mum Maryam Babangida in terms of beauty. She is blessed with stunning looks.
In those days, she was linked with late M.K.O. Abiola’s eledest son, Kola. Then, she was in her mid-30’s.
Where is Modupe Ozolua, the Cosmetic Surgery expert? She took Lagos by storm with her Cosmetic Surgery Consultancy business years back. She took care of Wrinkles, Stopped Ageing, did Facelift for her clients, did Body Contour also. She did everything then, like Cosmetic Surgery of those nose (Rhinoplasty), Scar Revision, Lip Augmentation, Otoplasty (Ear Tuck), Renewal of Sagging Eye Lids, Skincare & Treatment, Treatment of Vericos & Spider Veins.
She really caught the attention of a lot of celebrities. She used to bring in doctors from abroad to do surgeries on top celebrity woman.
The question she was always asking ladies then was: do you want to improve your physical appearance? A hip here, a tuckthere, younger looking skin, with fewer lines and wrinkles, a straighter nose, a flatter tummy, slimmer hips and thighs, fuller breats…now is the time to achieve that better look, as 2 top surgeons from Beverly Hill, California will be arriving shortly to perfom cosmetic surgery in Nigeria”. This was as far back as 2001, 2002, 2003 before she went off the scene.
She now lives abroad. She is a native of Sabongida Ora in Edo State.
Where is Mrs Mercy Adeyinka & Mrs. Nta Lijadu, the 2 well known society women who are best friends? They are great dressers and 2 jolly friends who constantly wear similar outfits to parties, like twins will do. They have been friends for over 60 years.
Where are the Okoye sisters? They are all the charming daughters of Chief Felix Godson Nwenechukwu Okoye, a leading businessman in the East and the Chinyelugo Enugwu-Ukwu.
His wife is Monica Chiebonam Okoye (Ochiora).
Both are from Enugu-Ukwu in Anambra State. There is Justice Chinwe Iyizoba, former Anambra AG, Dr (Mrs) Ifeyinwa Maduka Nwakwesi, a Health Consultant/Medical Practitioner, Mrs. Uzoamaka Karenate-Egbuson, Uchenna Obi and Barrister Joy Okeke.
Where are other celebrity women like Medina Ashafa, the famous sister of late Capt. Tunde Ashafa? She used to own a fabric shop called ESSENTIALS that stocked varieties of exquisite laces. Where is Mrs. Bisoye Usman, the Queen of fabrics on Opebi Road, Ikeja? She is popularly called OYEOG. Her shop is still a compulsory bus stop for most society women.
Where is Sholizza boss? In those good old days, Mrs Sholaide Olaghere was well known on Opebi road where she had her shop SHOLIZZA, the designer clothing boutique.
Where is Mrs. Tayo Okusanya, the ever-gorgeous and ever beautiful lady of style behind the popular boutique, Hangers & Kicks which is also celebrating 25 this year? She relocated from Ebun Shopping Complex to where she is. She is also in Lekki.
Hangers & Kicks stocks top designer labels in shoes, bags & clothes.
Where are these 2 stunning beauties, Princess Nina & Muka, the 2 sisters who own CHARISMA beauty salon at GRA, Ikeja? They are 2 beautiful twins.
Where is pertty Beauty Queen, Toyin Raji? Where is Mrs. Muni Shonibare, one of the first professional interior designers in Nigeria? In those days she used to run Interior Options which she formed in 1987. She was popular and well known. She speaks 5 languages fluently: English, Italian, Hausa, Yoruba & Ebira.
Where is Mary Charles? Or better still where is the lady called Mary Twinkul? She is the boss of Twinkul Collections on Allen Avenue, Ikeja then, in Lagos.
The 6 footer, mother of 4 lovely kids was very hot at that time and she was on top of her beauty business. She had a huge clientele of beautiful celebrity ladies.
Where is this stunning and beautiful woman called Aduke Yesufu who has a look-alike daughter that is equally stunning? For very many years, she worked with Air-France. She was one of their top managers. One thing that stood her out then was her smashing looks. She is blessed with a good build and good physique and a height you can’t help but notice. She is also blessed with a raw beauty that makes everyone who sees her for the very 1st time to take a 2nd glare at her. She has retired now. She is aging gracefully. She is a Chartered Secretary by training. She is blessed with 5 lovely children, all of who are doing well.
Where is Debbie Ogunjobi, the owner of Every Woman? In those good old days her face graced the pages of many society magazines on account of her clothing outfit. A lot has happened to her over the years. She is now happily married to a Pastor and she herself has answered God’s call.
Where is Fifi Ejindu? Years back, Offiong Ejindu was a hot item. She was one or the best-dressed women in Nigeria.
She is an Architect of repute and she loved looking good. She is blessed with a flawlessly beautiful face. She loves jewelry. She is delectable in every way. She was born to Akwa Ibom parents.
Where is Hajia Abiola Audu, the beautiful lady behind ARABEL, the shop that exclusively sells Muslim items? She used to be a top banker. She started Arabel to promote Islam, in a subtle way.
Where is TV star, Funmi Iyanda? Years back she used to anchor an early morning breakfast show on NTA. She called it New Dawn on 10.
Where are others like Princess Debbie Odutola? She is doing so well producing good quality ladies’ bags.
Let’s tell you about others like Chief (Mrs.) Olukemi Titilola Nelson, the former Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, who was made Yeye Sewa of Lagos by His Royal Highness, Oba Adeyinka Oyekan, the late Oba of Lagos. Many don’t know she started out as a Nurse, having done a course in Nursing & Midwifery at UCH between 1974 and 1979.
She qualified as a Nurse in 1977 and a registered Midwife in 1979. She is still very active in Politics. She is a top APC chieftain at the National level.
Where is Bimbo Arawole, the beautiful businesswoman who owns Leatherworld? She is big in the furniture business. City People has promoted Leatherworld for the past 25 years. That is not surprising. Over the years the name Leatherworld has become synonymous with all that is exquisite, classy and of a high standard. In those good old days, Leatherworld operated from its Raymond Njoku Road showroom in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Where is Deola Adewunmi, the CEO of Bookworm Ltd, Quality Booksellers in Lagos. She started the company from scratch and by 2001, she had built it to an enviable position of being No 1 Bookstore in Nigeria.
Where is Mrs. Stella Okoli, the Founder of Emzor Pharmaceuticals? She has done well for herself. From Emzor Chemists, a retail outlet, her business metamorphosed into a local drug production company called Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries set up in 1984.
Where is Mrs. Derin Ogedengbe who moved from Law to Insurance? In those good old days in early 2000, she was one of the most enterprising female insurance brokers. She is the pretty daughter of Mr. Talabi Adebayo Braithwaite, the doyen of Insurance in Africa.
Where is Folake Adeniyi, the owner of L’Essence, the highbrow fashion boutique in Oshoppy Plaza? Her boutique has always been a force to reckon with. The boutique stocks the best of shoes and bags, which are only of Italian design labels.
Folake Adeniyi is a top society woman.
Where are others like Alhaja Afusat Adebisi Anike Martins-Kuye, the beautiful wife of late Minister of State for Finance, Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye (JMK) who is popularly called Lady K, Priscillia Iheanacho, the lady behind Perfumery, a shop inside Abuja’s NICON Hilton Hotel; Mrs. Alero Okotie-Eboh Jadesimi, the daughter of the late 1st Republic Finance Minister, Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh, TV star Aisha Falode, who in those days was a viewer’s delight on AIT where she anchored Sports programmes. There are others like Chief Mrs. Ireti Asemota, the adorable wife of Chief Sunny Asemota. She is one of the fashionable women in Nigeria. She is always very gorgeous, just like Chief Mrs. Kofo Olugbesan, one woman who loves to dress well all the time.