If you are a regular reader of City People, you must be wondering where many of the celebrity women we wrote about in the early days are, right now. Lets remind you of Fashion matriarch, Mama Sade Fahn. Let’s tell you about Mama, Erelu Ojuolape Ojora, the pretty wife of Otunba Adekunle Ojora. In those good old days, Erelu Ojora was one of the matriarchs who dominated the fashion and social scene, just like the Erelu of Lagos, Erelu Abiola Dosumu, the celebrity woman who wears only white.
We also wrote a lot about the founder of Tastee Fried Chicken. She was one woman who stood out distinctly then. Mama is ageing gracefully now. So also, the founder of Sweet Sensation, Lady Kehinde Kamson who recently turned 60.
City People also wrote a lot about Africa’s richest woman, Chief Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, Teni Aofiyebi, Chief Mrs. Nike Okundaye, Chief Mrs. Titi Atiku Abubakar, Sisi Dupe Lawale, Chief Mrs. Kofo Olugbesan, Chief Mrs. Sena Anthony, Ibadan businesswoman, Alhaja Jade Qudus, and Beere Derin Osoba, the former Ogun 1st Lady.
We can never forget Yeye (Dr) Mrs. Atinuke Anike Abioro, who is soon to be made the Yeye Oriade of Ipokia Kingdom by His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Yisa Adeniyi Olaniyan, the Onipokia of Ipokia Kingdom in a few days time. She is one of the leading Lagos society matriarchs. She is a Chief of His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Adedapo Tejuoso, the Osile Oke-Ona Egba, Yeye Atinuke Abioro has been at various times, the Chairperson of Records Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Modern Domus Ltd, and of course, the popular TYC Records. She is now 75 and she is still waxing stronger.
What about Oba Dr. Adedapo Tejuoso’s 3 beautiful Olori’s? City People has written a lot about them in the last 25 years. They are Oloori Omolara Tejuoso, who turned 70 a few days ago, Oloori Yetunde Oluwafunmilayotemi Tejuoso, and Oloori Olabisi Tejuoso. The 3 of them wear similar outfits to parties. Years back, they used to be active, socially. They are all in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
There is also Dr. Mrs. Ify Nwakwesi, the medical doctor who ran a Healthy Living Column in City People in the early days. There is also Chief Bisi Edionseri, (Cash Madam), Chief Mrs. Bewaji Kuku, Lady Cherry Igbinedion, Chief Mrs. Rose Osipitan, Oloori Bimbo Balogun (Otunba Subomi Balogun’s wife), Chief Mrs. Yoyin Makanjuola, Chief Mrs. Angela Adebayo (former Ekiti 1st Lady).
How about Chief Mrs. Sade Balogun, the great lady of style? We wrote a lot about her. How about stunning beauty Chief Mrs. Tina Ogundoyin in Ibadan? These are beautiful women we celebrated in City People.
So also, Yeye Kemi Nelson, who is now in her 60s, Dorothy Atake (the wife of Dr. Eyimofe Ateke), and Mrs. Dupe Ogunlesi (the easy going wife of Lanre Ogunlesi).
Lets also tell you about Chief Mrs. Quincy Ayodele, the Herbal Slimmer. She has taken Quincy to the next level. Her beautiful daughter, Tobi has taken over the running of the centre. How about Ambassador Folake Marcus Bello? City People wrote a lot about her activities, when she served in OGD’s cabinet. How about Oloori Ladun Sijuwade, the widow of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade? She was one woman we wrote about then. She is also ageing gracefully. How about Mo Abudu?
City People wrote about her all the way, from when she set up her hotel in Ajah, Lagos to when she moved into her TV Presentation phase, to Movie Production stage. Today she is a successful and accomplished businesswoman.
There are many more celebrity women City People featured years back, like Chief Mrs Bisi Abiola, the eldest wife of late MKO Abiola, Chief Mrs. Remi Abiola, Chief Mrs. Mutiat Ladoja (former Oyo 1st Lady), Alhaja Fatima Raji Rasaki, (Col Raji Rasaki’s wife), and Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa.
There are the former TV stars like Funmi Odubekun, Sienne Allwell Brown, and Ruth Benamasia.
How about Iyalode Alaba Lawson (MFR)? She is also the Iyalode of Ago Oko, Iyalode Oke Ona Egba, Iyalode of Egbaland and Iyalode of Yorubaland. She is also an accomplished educationist and businesswoman. Lets tell you more. Read on.
Titi, the adorable wife of Vice President, Atiku Abubakar is one society woman that attracts other society women to herself. Deep down, she is a nice woman with a good heart.
The Iya Oge of Lagos is one stylish society woman who has for over 4 decades dominated the social scene. In the 60’s, Oprah was usually the cynosure of all eyes at any party she attends, so much so that she gets invited to parties because of the class it accords such parties. Now at over 70, she is still active. In her 80’s now Mama has slowed down.
She is the very graceful looking widow of the late MKO Abiola.
Dr. Doyin is one of the well cultured society women who have not ceased to dazzle many of her admirers with her style, which keeps evolving. Besides her stylish flare, Dr. Doyin emits a personality that is revered.
She is often referred to as one of the 3 musketeers, namely, Hajia Abah Folawiyo, Yetunde Onileere and herself. These trio are a force to reckon with within the Lagos social circle, as their presence at any event commands attention, so much so that some other society women cotour to them. Ireti is a bold dresser, who has a signature look, with a love for a silver white eye shadow or dusty charcoal type.
She is one of the very popular celebrity women on Lagos Island. This woman who is Otunba Ojora’s sister is friends with other society women like Sisi Abah, Ireti Asemota and Yewande Onileere.
Not many people know that this former NTA newcaster of many years is also sociable.
She loves to attend parties with her good friend Sienne Allwell Brown and Kehinde Young Harry
This former NTA Newcaster who has now gone into private business is simply sweet. She is one celebrity woman who conducts herself well. This adorable lady who sells Lace fabrics has for years been an enigma. When she likes, she withdraws into her shell, only to come out to attend parties and then go back in again. She is reserved, classy and stylish.
She is the woman who runs Adam and Eve, the popular gift shop. A very quiet and reserved woman, she is married to Lanre Ogunlesi, the stylish CEO of Sofisticat.
THE OKI SISTERS
Where are these 2 two very adorable sisters?.
Yetunde Abraham is the older of the two. She is an Etiquette/Grooming expert, while Sade Oki is a Lawyer and judge in Lagos State. They are both a nice duo to be with.
OLORI KEMI ADETONA
This sweet looking Oloori is the wife of the Awujale of Ijebuland. She wears the best lace fabrics and jewellery. She is also usually there for her friends. That is why they like her.
She is Mike Adenuga’s younger sister. This very sociable lady who used to work in ETB is very bubbly. Many society ladies like her because she is very courteous and helpful too.
This very enterprising lady runs Ruff N Tumble. Quite sociable, she’s got Class and Poise.
She is really very refined and polished. We wrote a lot about her.
She is the lady behind Tokalene. She sells exquisite Jewellery to many society women.
Very stylish, she is quite sociable and amiable too.
Mama is the woman behind Tastee Fried Chicken. She started her Confectionery business via outdoor catering and this has made her become a party person. She today sits atop a thriving fast food business that is huge. She has a distinct style.
She used to be a topshot at the Stock Exchange. She lady of style is a celebrity woman anyday. She attends social functions a lot because she has a lot of celebrity women as friends. And each time she does, with Lola Adefusika, her friends, she gets commendation, about her outfits and of course shoes.
She is Yinka Idowu’s best friend. That is why they go to parties together dressed in similar outfits. She is very very stylish. She now lives in the US.
This sweet lady of Insurance who went into politics a few years back is also a top society lady.
Very stylish and refined, Derin Disu is the product of a Swiss Finishing School. She works with Lagos State.
This Lawyer-turned businesswoman is the wife of General Raji Rasaki. Since her husbands days in office, she has been friends with many celebrity women.
She is the successful business lady who owns the popular boutique, Hangers and Kicks.
She has done so well.
She is one celebrity woman who is quite popular among her peers. She is a responsible Ijebu high chief. She is very stylish.
Unknown to many, the ex-Tourism boss is a celebrity woman of note. She has a unique way of dressing and looking proudly Nigerian.
She is used to be the FADAN President, because she is quite close to a lot of celebrity women, she herself has emerged as one.
Many society women love to invite her to their functions.
She is the very enterprising lady behind Stop Centre, the hottest Department Store in the Ikeja area of Lagos.
She is now ageing gracefully.
OLOORI MOJI ABASS
She is also one of Chief (Mrs) Nike Akande’s sisters. Just like Mrs. Akande, the Oloori too is a woman of great style.
Both this celebrity woman and her husband are quite loved by the Lagos social establishment. Her husband is a respected Ibadan High Chief and former Chairman of Punch Newspapers, Chief Jibola Ogunsola.
She is Chief (Mrs) Nike Akande’s younger sister and one of those fan of her. She too is a well known celebrity woman in her own right.
Among Lagos celebrity women, Toyin Atobatele was regarded as a top celebrity lady. She is quite stylish and attended parties a lot. She is now born again. She host her son a few years ago and that changed her life.
She is often called The Lady Mechanic by her friends. Quite enterprising, Sandra has made a name for herself in a terrain that is male dominated. She is friends with Grace Ihonvbere amongst many other celebrity women.
This stylish lady is one of the leading female politicians in Lagos PDP. She was the head of NDLEA for years. She usually turn heads at parties on account of her stylish looks.
Popularly called Iya Iberin because of her quadruplets. She is the quintessential Lagos celebrity woman. She is stylish, classy and refined. She is a Lawyer and she spends more time in London these days.
This Lagos Lawyer is one of Chief (Mrs) Nike Akande’s sisters. This lady of class and elegance is a well known celebrity lady.
She is a popular Lagos politician and one of the few female local government chairmen in Lagos. She is a sociable woman who is always glamorously dressed to parties.
She is very stylish in whatever she wears. She carries herself well.
The Sea Petroleum boss was always a stylish woman anyday. She is a Senator. She likes to hang out with her friends.
In Abuja where she relocated about 6 years ago, Dupe Jemibewon is treated like a Queen. This is because she is quite close to many celebrity women there.
If the very pretty wife of Chief SOB Babalola had taken apart in a beauty contest while she was younger she would have won easily.
This is because she is richly blessed, figure-wise. And as he advances in age she gets even prettier.
She is one celebrity lady who is classy both in her dressing and comportment. She lives in Abuja.
Although he spends more time abroad, she has managed to retain her seat here as a top Lagos celebrity lady.
She was for many years the most Senior female director at NNPC. Although this brilliant lawyer is all work, work, she was also a top society woman. She is a regular feature at a lot of Lagos parties.
She was slowed down.
This lovely wife of the Lagos Deputy Governor is a respected Lagos Judge. But she is sociable too. She dresses well and she is humble to a fault. That is what makes a lot of other women like her.
She is the lovely wife of Muiz Banire. She is quite stylish. She loves to attends parties with her husband the Lagos Commissioner for Transport.
In Abuja, Felia was treated like a Queen. Who does not know Felia? She is well known. She worked with the American Ambassador to Nigeria.
She is the big time Jewelry merchant, who sourced for unique pieces for majority of the top society women across the country. Though on the quiet side, Moji, who owns The Gems at The Palms Mall, Lagos is great a dresser. And being friends with quite a number of celebrity women, she’s found herselfin the limelight as well.
All those who knew Udy, as she’s fondly called in her days as the former First Lady of Akwa Ibom State, will readily tell you that she brought razzmatazz into that office, that caught the attention of Dr. (Mrs.) Maryam Babangida, the nation’s First Lady. The main issue then was her love for mini skirts and high heels. Several years down the line, Udy remains unchanged in that direction. Quite a beauty in her late 40’s, Udy never ceases to draw at ntion when she steps into any event she attends.
She was now slowed down.
In her 60s now, Wosilat Okoya-Badmus has a beauty that sends men’s hearts palpitating. Blessed with a great figure and the height and carriage to go with it, Wosilat is one of Nigeria’s most glamourous society women. She knows how to put herself together.
Tisbee Aso Oke boss, Funke Ogunbadejo is quite famous among Lagos society women as they patronize her. As a result of having customers all over, Funke is most often sighted at parties looking regal and well dressed. She turned 70 recently.
A top fashion designer, Maureen who owns Maufechi has designed for several top people who have come to accept her taste when it comes to dressing up. Occasionally, Mauren also attends social functions looking really well dressed.
Islar as she is fondly called has invested about 4 decades into the hair business as well as treatment of damaged skin. As the First Nigerian Woman to start the manufacturing of high quality weave-on, Islar has made a name for herself both in Nigeria and beyond. Born into the Apanifuja Family of Lagos, this mother of three and talented beautician has positively affected the lives of many celebrities.
She is one celebrity woman who is big on the Lagos social establishment, on account of what she does and selling of shoes and bags through her boutique, Montai. That Hajia Tai is a big player in her line of business can be perceived from what she’s been able to achieve at her age. However, what really stands Tai out is her flamboyant style. She’s one woman who likes to make a bold style statement wherever she goes.
She is a fashion icon who retired as a topshot at NPA. Many don’t know she is a lawyer. She now runs Sydney Apparels.
YEYE FUNKE DANIEL
Even before she became the First Lady of Ogun State, this wife of OGD has earned a reputation in high society for being a bold dresser. Being a Designer with a renowned fashion house in Lagos, Yeye Daniel has been able to achieve that stylish look of hers that often leaves others green with envy.
In her 60s, this ex-Miss Nigeria lost her husband recently. She has continued to capture a lot of attention on account of her youthful and stylish looks. But more than anything, Helen has been celebrated in high society as one of Nigeria’s top society women. She has managed to maintain her slim look.
She’s the pretty wife of the Ineh-Mic boss. One thing Mary clearly reveals is her ability to dress to stand out. With a strong preference for the bold look, Mary hasn’t disappointed in her style choice. Whether she’s going to a salon or party, she loves to cause a stir, an act which has seen her on the list of top society women who light up the Lagos social establishment.
In her late 40s, Publisher of Genevieve, Betty Irabor cannot be easily ignored in high society circles. For one, she publishes one of the top women’s magazines in the country.
Secondly, she is a good dresser who does not compromise when it comes to looking good and elegant. Betty is also friends with a lot of the Lagos society women, which see her attending a lot of parties held by them, and dressed to kill too.
Where is Mrs. Dupe Adelaja? She was the boss of the Small and Medium Enterprises Agency (SMEDAN).
She is a former Minister. She has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Birmingham. She is married to the MD of Rosabel Advertising, Mr. Tunde Adelaja.
A Lagosian to the core, Senator Kofo Bucknor-Akerele needs little introduction on the Lagos social scene. Even at close to 80, she still finds time to attend parties and socialise. A lawyer by profession, she was a former Deputy Governor in Lagos State.
Fondly called Gold Rush by her admirers, Lagos society woman, Joko is a spectacle to behold at any social event. She really knows how to party and ties her gele in a trade mark style. Her presence at any social event makes the function bubble. She is undisputably one of Nigeria’s party queens.
Folake Adeniyi cannot exactly is one society lady who loomed large.
Folake owns L’Essence, the upscale shoe and bag boutique on Allen Avenue, Ikeja. Whenever she is sighted at parties, Folake occupies a quiet and gentle mien, yet, she always manages to stand out from the crowd. She’s a friend so many Lagos society women on account of her business; Folake stocks exclusive designer labels.
Famous society lady, Iyabo Durand certainly does not look over 70. A relative of Sisi Dupe Sagoe, Iyabo is a teacher per excellence and the brain behind Greenwood House School, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi. Iyabo commands respect all over the Lagos social circuit on account of her comportment and friendliness. She is quite close to Chief (Mrs.), Keji,Okunowo. They have been friends for over 40 years.
A very refined lady, Folake enjoys socialising and most times, she does this with her friend, Deola Yusuf, who now runs a high flying consultancy service. Most times, they dress in similar clothes to parties.
Formerly with Air France, Deola has always been famous on the social circuit for her unmistakable articulate dress sense, friendship with so many society women as well as her sense of professionalism. After a hard day’s work, however, she enjoys socialising and she does this mostly in the company of her friend of so many years, Folake Lapite.
Charming Yinka is a top Society Woman who frequents parties either in the company of Iya Ibeta (Super Q) or Kemi Nelson. She is quite close to a lot of other society women and often, when sighted at parties, she is forever dressed to the hilt.
Funmi comes from an illustrious family and she is married into the illustrious Oba Adedapo Tejuosho Family. She shot into limelight on account of her foray into politics. Now, she is more often than not sighted at functions looking regal and fashionable.
Popularly known as Amebo, a character she played in rested soap, Village Headmaster, Ibidun Allison really loves to party and she does not hide it. For her, it’s a way of relaxing and at 70, she still dances at parties. As for her trade mark gele; it’s in-born.
Ace actress, Joke Silva is quite a bubbly person. Though a professional to the core, she really does enjoy parties and as a Lagosian, you just cannot beat her to the Eko for show game. She may not be a regular party goer, but she goes go to functions occasionally to honour her friends.
She’s the senior wife of Alhaji Rasaq Okoya, the Eleganza boss. Kubura is over 60 and an established member of the Lagos Social Establishment. A grand mother many times over, Kuburat has several society women as friends. She is widely respected for her ability to hold her own in the Okoya household.
She was pretty young when we began to write about Sade the wife of Alhaji Rasaq Okoya, the Eleganza boss. She has been able to worm her way up the social ladder. In the fashion department, you are never going to find Sade wanting as she is forever dressed to the hilt. A lot of times, she can be daring too.
The wife of Captain Najomo, Martha was a hot stepper on the Lagos Social Scene.
She is the sister-in-law of top society woman, Grace Ihonvbere. She is also quite visible on the Lagos Royal Circuit. She sells jewelry.
Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, the widow of late Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has been around for years.
For very many years she was quite visible in Ibadan, where she grew up, till her husband moved to Lagos as Managing Director of National Oil. She also followed her husband in Abuja, where he served as a Senator. Then came back to Ibadan where he was Governor for 8 years.
To say Lola was the heart and soul of parties in those good old days, is like stating the obvious. Lola, the first daughter of the late Chief MKO Abiola really knows how to enjoy herself. She is comfortable with both Native and Western wears. She was a House of Representatives Member. She is an established member of the Lagos Social Establishment. As for her fashion sense, it’s very eye catching because Lola really knows how to dress up.
She is the wife of Chief Umar Saro, the Ilorin-born sugar baron. Tinuke is a very enterprising businesswoman, with a wide network of outlets in most major towns. A top member of the Lagos Social Circuit, Tinuke is one lady who carries herself with grace and elegance. She is a very stylish lady who enjoys socialising a lot.
This ageless looking lady is the wife of Chief Adebola Adegunwa, the Fototec boss. She shares a close bond with Atinuke Sara, her best friend.
Blessed with a gentle disposition, Alhaja Adegunwa is adored for her kind-hearted nature. This attribute has won her the friendship of most society women. She is always eager to identify with them in whatever they are celebrating.
She is also a great dresser.
She is regarded as one of the society’s matriarchs. This ageless looking lady owns MM Fabric, the highbrow textile store which has several outlets in Lagos. A well travelled woman, Mosun is quite close to almost all the notable society women in Nigeria.
She is an embodiment of modesty and this is evident in her manners mode way of dressing.
HALIMOT SHADIA OLOTO
She remains a formidable force within the Lagos Society Circuit. She is fondly called Iya Oyo by all her admirers. She is also a highly successful fabric merchant in Lagos Island, and also deals in the business of Jewellery. Iya Oyo is the widow of Oba Buari Alade Oloto, a long standing member of the social establishment. She always takes delight in celebrating with her friends and other well-wishers.
Iya Oyo wears her tribal marks with pride and would always stand out in the gathering of other women.
Yemisi, who is fondly called Ayinba by her admirers is the wife of Otunba Johnson Fasawe. As a matter of fact, she is the most famous of his wives. Yemisi is a prominent fabric merchant in Lagos Island.
She is a good dresser and the strength of her fashion regimen lies in her collection of jewellery. Ayinba Yemisi Fasawe is a regular fixture in most of the high profile parties held in the Lagos society.
She is the wife of Dr. Tajudeen Okoya, the younger brother of Chief Rasak Okoya, the Eleganza boss. Rashidat belongs to the clique of Lagos Island Society Women who make waves within the Lagos Social Circuit. She runs a thriving textile business in Lagos and she is a regular sight at most highbrow parties. This lady in her early fifties is blessed with a lovely look.
Olori Risikat Adams is the lovely wife of Oba Lateef Adams, the Latris boss. And just like her husband, Risikat is also into textile business. However, sh.e does this business on a very large scale.
She is a major favourite of most women within the society. Her network of connection cuts across all facets of the Nigerian Social Establishment.
Although she is Ghanaian by birth, Mami is more Nigerian than most Nigerians. She is married to an Ijebu-born, Lagos Big Boy.
Mami is quite close to a lot of society ladies, but her best friend remains Wosilat Okoya-Badmus. A highly successful businesswoman Mami is one of the best dressed society ladies around, and she is very outgoing too.
She is the beautiful wife of Honourable Biodun Faleke, the Chairman of Ojodu Local Government Council. Bukola, who runs a thriving boutique in Ikeja is always a delight to watch at parties. Her sense of style is highly elevated.
Bukola enjoys socialising a lot, and she always does this in the company of her equally handsome husband.
In most cases, she is always in the entourage of the Lagos State First Lady.
She is one of the hottest young society ladies making waves on the party scene. Cynthia is a good looking lady who always turns heads whenever she steps out at a gathering. A very enterprising businesswoman, Cynthia runs a thriving fashion outfit, PRINCESS, which is situated on Toyin Street, Ikeja. She is married into the Adeyemi Royal Family of Oyo town in Oyo State.
This Edo State-born mother of 4 owns Twinkul, the beauty parlour on Allen Avenue, Ikeja in those days. She was rated as one of the best in the beauty sector. She features in most of the high profile parties in town, and this tall light skinned lady is blessed with an impeccable sense of style. She now lives in the US.
No doubt, Grace is one of the emerging icons in our society. Grace has a bold style. She is the wife of Professor Julius Ihonvbere, the Special Adviser to President Obasanjo on Policy and Programme Monitoring. A native of Delta State, Grace is a consummate Golfplayer. She also enjoys socialising in the company of her friends, especially Yetunde Ogbemudia, her best friend.
She is one quiet Big Girl, whose personality dominates the Nigerian society. She was once married to Alhaji Ismaila Gwarzo, the former National Security Officer. Toyin runs The Peach Company, a flourishing furnishing outfit in Victoria Island, Lagos. She is known to be one hard-working lady too.
Lawunmi has been able to carve a niche for herself, as one of the stylish ladies to look out for. Whether she opts for the native or Western attire, she’s always well turned out at parties.
She goes out often in company of Chief (Mrs.) Joko Oni.
She is married to Brigadier General Theophilus Bumigboye (rtd), a former Military Administrator of Osun State. She is one of the trio made up of Abike Dabiri, Funmi Ajila and
herself. She counts among the stylish celebrities in Lagos, especially since she’s in the fabric business.
Her name may not ring a bell, but that of her educational outfit, Chitdville does. Jokes apart, Kehinde is an established member of the Lagos Social Circuit. Her husband and herself are crowd pullers and the wedding of their daughter a few years ago is a testimony to that effect. Kehinde really has a classic fashion taste and she is one of the Aboderin women.
Ronke Ayuba and Ranti Aborowa were like 5 and 6. They were quite close and often, they wear similar attires to parties. Ranti, runs a boutique somewhere on the Island, while Ronke runs a travel agency. They are both head turners at parties.
She is the ex-wife of Prince Kamorudeen Osinusi, the popular Lace Merchant of Adeniran Ogunsanya Street in Surulere.
On the party scene, you just cannot beat Idera, as she knows how to play the game according to the rules and also dress well, especially in native attires.
The ex-Accountant General of Lagos State, when General Buba Marwa was Governor turned 50 recently. She is one celebrity woman with brains, comportment and finesse, and she just cannot be ignored.
She is a high flying Insurance Executive who got married a few years back. And as if to show at she has found fulfillment and peace in her marriage, Morin is most often sighted at parties with her husband.
Many times, Teni was always sighted at parties in company of her cousin, Dr. Doyin Abiola.
They both enjoy partying together and have found a friend in each other, beyond being relatives. They flow together and Teni has a knack for really dressing up. She is a Beautician of many years standing and even has a Beauty place called Tee-Kay-Em in Surelere.
THE LANVAL SISTERS
They include Ajoke Mohammed, Ireti Kingibe and Nene Lanval. They are all successful and quite famous. They are also established members of the Lagos social establishment.
She is the younger sister of Chief (Mrs.) Onikepo Akande. This sweet looking lady is very fashionable and outgoing. And she carries herself gracefully.
She runs Mama Cass Kitchen in Lagos, and is a prominent lady in the society, though she doesn’t really make much noise about it.
MRS. BOSE AYENI
She is the woman behind Tantalizers Fast Food. She’s also a quiet woman who runs away from publicity. She’s beautiful and dresses well.
She is the owner of Etal Hotels and Halls on Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Lagos, and recently, she bought Excelsior Hotels at Apapa. She is a quiet and very amiable lady with a unique sense of style. She is happily married.
She is the lovely wife of late Bendel Governor, Brigadier Samuel Ogbemudia. A lace merchant, Yetunde also dresses well and is usually seen in the company of Grace Ihonvbere, Caroline Sosu and Martha Najomo.
She was always been atop politician. A very fashionable woman, Kemi loves Moroccan outfits to a fault. She lived in Abuja does not stop her from attending the parties of her friends in Lagos.
She is ever bubbling.
Hon (Mrs) Titilayo Oseni is a lady of several firsts. She is the first female Speaker in the South West and the only female Speaker in this present political dispensation in Nigeria.
PRINCESS OLADUNNI ODU
Her name reverberates in Ondo State. She is big in politics. Princess, as she is fondly called by her admirers was the Ondo State SUPEB Chairman. She is now SSG. But beyond that, she is a high society woman who is often sighted at parties in the company of her very good friend, Mrs. Sola Onyekweli of Elizabeth Phillips.
Ekua is the daughter of Chief (Mrs) Dupe Sagoe. A top Educationist, she co-runs Green House School, a top school in Parkview, Ikoyi with Mrs Iyabo Durand, she is a regular feature at parties and is most times seen in the company of her good friend, Toyin Saraki, Kwara First Lady. She also has an impressive sense of style.
She used to run the F.G.N Okoye family owned I.A.S, but she left it to start her own courier business called Courier Master. And few years down the laine, she has made a success of it. She’s quite reserved, still she attends functions when occasion demands.
The former Kwara First Lady has also been a dominant figure within the society for years. Her impeccable sense of Style which was variously displayed last year was simply overwhelming.
The Ruff ‘n’ Tumble boss makes quite a lasting impression via her classy sense of style. Her taste in coutour designed gown has really earned her some glowing commendations.
She is an ageless beauty, Derin has really not lost any of that aura that must have earned her the Chairmanship of Lagos Island. Very polished in her ways, Derin is one of top society women who knows how to turn heads, not just with her impeccable style, but also with her esteemed personality and refined manner.
This 51 year old society lady is a successful businesswoman. She runs Fortune Travels, which is regarded as being one of the best within the travelling agencies in the country. Vicky once worked at the British Airways, and she rose through the ranks as a senior official. This very stylish lady is a regular feature in most of the high profile parties held in town.
She is the former Deputy-Governor of Lagos State. At over 70, this lady is one of the most admired female personalities within the society. Sinatu is actively involved in mainstream politics. She is one of the most formidable PDP politicians in Lagos State.
Her personality looms large within the society. Sola Onyekweli consistently dominated the social scene for so many years. She was a favourite of most of the notable society women in the country. This ageless beauty ran Elizabeth Philips Bridals, the upscale bridal outfit in Ikeja. She also runs a thriving jewellery business as well. Sola is married to General Philip Onyekweli (Rtd). She is one very lovely and lovable woman.
MODELE SHARAFA YUSUF
She is one of the few professional broadcasters, who blazed the trail of Sport Journalism. Modele worked at NTA for man years before berthing at Globacom, her present job pre-occupation. She is blessed with a beautiful personal and an amiable mien.
She is the beautiful wife of Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, the former governor of Ekiti State.
Angela is from the famous Da Silva family of Lagos.
She is one of the most constantly featured society women in Nigeria. She owns Soggy’s Couture, the upscale boutique, which has a branch in Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere, Lagos.
She is a very stylish lady, whose personality usually dominates the society.
She is the younger sister of Joke Sogunro, the Soggy’s Couture boss. Bola is considered to be one gifted lady. She runs a thriving beauty parlour in Lagos. Bola is also a big time caterer. She owns Honey Bee Catering Service, which is regarded as one of the best in the industry.
She is also one of the famous Sogunro sisters. This good looking Big Girl is fondly addressed as Yeye of London. Toyin is very popular within both the Lagos and London society. She is one very outgoing lady, who enjoys socialising a lot.
Toyin, a designer freak, owns All-In-One, the upscale boutique which is situated in Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere. Toyin enjoys dancing and she is a favourite of most Fuji musicians, who enjoy praising her to high heavens. Toyin is married to Posi Adeyeni, and their union is blessed with three children.
She is also a one of the Sogunro sisters. Kafilat is naturally fair and naturally beautiful. Kafilat is fondly called Yuppie by her friends and admirers. She is also a very stylish lady. Kafilat, a mother of two adorable children, lived in America for many years before relocating to Nigeria a couple of years back. She is well grounded in the art of style and all that pertains to it. Kafilat is very outgoing and bubbly.
This fair and pretty woman is the wife of the handsome former Permanent Secretary at the Lagos State Land Bureau, Gbenga Ashafa who was a Senator and is now MD of FHA.
She is an amiable and respected celebrity woman.
She has always been very stylish. But what do you expect from a top rated designer like her who dominated the scene in those days with her daughters who are all into fashion. She now keeps low profile.
OLOORI MORISOLA SIJUADE
She is the eldest wife of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade. She is a top designer and unknown to many people, she was the one who designed all of Ooni’s robes.
She is a big-time society woman. Just mention few names and you’ll be told she is one woman, who had paid her dues.
Alhaja Afusat Saro is the wife of Alhaji Sar, the Sugar baron.
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