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Publisher, Yes International Magazine Azuh Arinze Celebrates 50th Birthday, With Presentation Of Two Books In Lagos



L-R Chief Olusegun Osoba former governor of Ogun State, Celebrant Azuh Arinze & Quincy Ayodele.

The Publisher and Editor in Chief, ‘Yes International!’ Magazine, Azuh Arinze has unveiled two new books that feature the success stories of high-profile individuals and vital lessons to be learnt from them.

Azuh Arinze hosted a public presentation of the books on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, in celebration of his 50th birthday. Titled ‘A Taste of Success’ and ‘Conversation With Showbiz Stars’, the two books are inspired by his enduring career in journalism.


The first book, ‘A Taste of Success’ is a book that focuses on entrepreneurship cutting through the corporate world, showbiz, academia, law, religion, among other sectors.

It features perspectives from respected voices such as Segun Osoba, the former Governor of Ogun State; Sam Ohuabunwa, respected pharmacist and former chairman of Neimeth Pharmaceuticals as well as Bruce Onobrakpeya, the legendary artist.

The second book, ‘Conversations With Showbiz Stars,’ is an interesting documentation of the journalist’s encounters with 35 leading Nigerian entertainers in acting, comedy and music.

Among them are Sunny Ade, Femi Kuti, 2Baba, Onyeka Onwenu, Tiwa Savage, Lagbaja, Wasiu Ayinde, Richard Mofe Damijo, Pete Edochie, Funke Akindele, Kenneth Okonkwo, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Segun Arinze, Desmond Elliot, Chioma Chukwuka, Ali Baba, Gbenga Adeyinka, Basketmouth, Okey Bakassi, Tee A, Julius Agwu, AY, Bovi and Don Jazzy, to name a few.

Others include corporate guru, Seni Adetu; Dakuku Peterside, former NIMASA DG; Festus Keyamo and Babatunde Ogala, Senior Advocates of Nigeria; Dele Momodu and Adesuwa Onyenokwe, celebrated journalists; Professors Okey Ndibe and Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, renowned academics and more.

The foreword to this 294-paged book is written by the Former Editor of The Punch and former Lagos State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Steve Ayorinde.

While speaking on the two books, the author said, “Without holding back anything, the subjects highlighted in both books shared with me how they embarked on their success journey; how they eventually attained success and above all, how they have been sustaining that success.

The interviewees cut across, which means that no matter where you play or intend to get into,there are people who have excelled there already and whom we got to share the stories of how they did it. Put simply, there’s so much to be learnt from the books by anyone willing to read, learn and succeed,” he said.


Both books have been described by Azuh Arinze as mini biographies of 60 Nigerians who have excelled in their different fields.

Azuh Arinze, who is the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of ‘Yes International!’ served as the Editor of Encomium Weekly from 2003 to 2011.

Prior to that, he had edited Reel Stars Magazine.

His earlier books include ‘Encounters’, ‘Success Is Not Servec A La Carte’, ‘Tested and Trusted Success Secrets of the Rich and Famous,’ and ‘The CEO’s Bible volumes 1 and 2.

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President & Founder Of Tourist Blue Motivational Foundation Akin Davies Celebrates His 60th Birthday With A Lecture



President and Founder of Tourist Blue Motivational Foundation (popularly known as Tourist Blue) Mr Akin Davis celebrated his birthday with a leadership lecture last Saturday, May, 28th 2022 in Lagos with a Leadership Lecture.

The programme was sponsored by the President’s Birthday National Planning Committee headed by Mr Femi Orekoya (Chairman), Mrs Sarah Famous Aluge (Vice~Chairman) and Mrs Ijeoma Okey~Nwangwu as the Treasurer.

The event which started by 11am, was well attended by all his well-wishers within and outside Lagos.

The lecture had Mr Kola Olugbodi as the Guest Speaker. The Keynote Speakers were, Mrs Nelly Agwu, Engr Wale Olapegba, Mrs Olubukola Kolajo and Mrs Morenike Ogunnowo FCA. Mr Kola Olugbodi was well represented at the occasion by Mr Peter Ugwuoke.

The topic of the lecture was,  ~Visionary Leadership” it was well profiled by the Speakers at the lecture event.

The anchors at the event, were Miss Impact Blessing a Diction coach expert and Mrs Juliet Ifeoma Obijiaku. The Duo  tmade the programme to be  colourful and memorable.

A lot of lessons, funs, beautiful cake, sumptuous foods and drinks were easily available for the guests present.

The celebrant’s wife and the son a mechanical engineer and their beautiful daughter a Barrister poured encomium on Mr Davis to everyone admiration.

Celebrant and family

Celebrant and wife

Guests dancing

Happy birthday to a Visionary Leader at 60, wishing you many more fruitful years ahead.

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Popular Comedian Bovi Gives Reason Why He Was Banned From USA



Bovi Ugboma (Comedian)

Popular Nigerian comedian, Bovi Ugboma, on Tuesday revealed that he has been banned from entering the United States.

The comic star revealed this while replying to questions from fans after he hosted a Question and Answer segment on his Instagram story.

According to Bovi, he was banned from the country after he clashed with a visa-issuing officer and got labelled.

He first spoke about the ban when a fan asked him to come to Massachusetts to perform.

“I’m banned in the USA,” the father-of-three replied.

Another fan asked him if he intended to leave the country and he replied, “I am a citizen of the world. Except for Yankee where I’m banned.”

Explaining the reason for the ban, he said, “ Ill luck. Met a charity-like visa-issuing officer. Egos clashed. I was labelled.”

He further said, “I go dey carry shoulder.”😁

The comedian had revealed in February 2022 that he was almost accused of stealing at a London hotel.

In his Q&A, the comedian also addressed the perceived beef between him and fellow comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY.

When asked by fans why he and AY don’t perform at each other’s show, the comedian made reference to American comedians.

“Have you ever seen Chris Rock at a Kevin Hart show?” Bovi replied to the inquisitive fan.

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Nollywood, Pete Edochies Son Yul Edochie, Astonished Fans By Unveiling His 2nd Wife And Son



Nollywood actor Pete Edochies son Yùl Edochie has unveiled his 2nd wife and latest child.


Yul posted this on his verified social media handle Instagram with these pictures.


“It’s time for the world to meet my son.


Born by my second wife @judyaustin1

And I love him so much, just as much as I love my other children.”

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