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#UNLEASHSeasonV Grand finale snippet

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  • Tuesday, 23 August 2016

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  • Hello family,

    We sincerely apologize for waiting this long before conveying our heartfelt appreciation to all who stood by us towards the success of our project: #UNLEASHSeasonV.

    Thanks to God Almighty for giving us the grace to host this year edition despite the challenges, we believe that if this is man made idea and not Godly-inspired, if it was an idea gotten through crooked means, it never would stand the test of time! But to God be the glory, the heavenly father proved lot of naysayers wrong!

    Our huge sense of appreciation goes to ICare Foundation.

    Our appreciation goes to Hon. Babajimi Benson, Mayor Deen Sanwoola, Mr. Emeka Oparah, SOK Shillings, Olabisi (226 Makeovers), Mrs. Grace Dogubo (Gravido Fashion), Alhaja Funmi Oshinowo-Bashorun, Lady Evang. Toyin Sunmoni, Dr. Ganiy Agbaje, Mr. Lanre Kuye, Gbemileke Lawal, Blessing Erivona (Beeth Events), DJ Tonyz Da Blastmaster.

    Our special gratitude to the catalysts present there to motivate and encourage the Finalists. We thank you DJ Roland of Eko fm & Metro FM, DJ Colorado (VP, DJAN), Comfort Arewa, Hilary Jackson...

    We also thank these comedy legends who were conspicuously absent but assured us of living to their words of encouraging the lucky finalists by adopting one or two of them for mentorship... Omo Oba Gbenga Adeyinka 1st, Ali Baba we thank you for believing in us Sirs.

    Thanks to Aisha Lawal & Sheyi Ashekun who also lend voices in support of the project #UNLEASHSeasonV.

    Our ocean of appreciation flows to #UNLEASHSeasonV indefatigable Judges who (inspite of their busy personal schedules) worked in line with our time and plan right from the 1st audition date to the Grand finale just for us to succeed in bringing out the best. Ojo Martins, Kemi Arewa, Richy Manny, Bode Matthew (Bodmat), Mike Odiaka... ALL @ NO COST! You guys are all wonderful and great people. We wouldn't have done it without you!

    Our gratitude won't be complete without mentioning the likes of Beeth Events Eroz Place, KingsCourt Events Centre, Rhoda Youth Centre, 226 Makeovers, Creative Catwalk Academy, Five Star Beauty World, Corsican Brothers, Globatechs World Computers, Organization of Party Entertainers of Nigeria (O.P.E.N.) D'Jos Hotel, Laspotech, Suave Records, Abbeytech, Dicxon Apparel, FP Multimedia, Owambe Clothings, Action Bitters & Veleta Wine, DOMF and others.

    And to one great man who played yet another significant role in the project, Primate Charles Odugbesi, we thank you so much. May God continue to add to your days of joy Sir.

    We can't thank Mr. Azuh Arinze enough for been a source of inspiration and for his encouragement.

    Thanks to all our media supports from Encomium, Yes International! Sahara Weekly Magazine, Ikorodu Oga Radio, The Impact Newspaper, ICON Weekly, Mr. Folorunsho of Global Excellence, Acada Xtra, The Eagle Online, Metronews, Helen's event blog, Waves Pictures & Affairs,,, Proudly, Kosofe Inside Out,,,,, SSMG Promotions,,, and a host of others.

    Our BIG BIG BIG Shout out to the wonderful sis of life! The delectable Queen of Presentation, Doyin Kukoyi who single-handedly coordinated the Grand finale from beginning to its beautiful and happy ending. God alone knows how to pay you back 4 your good deeds! We are proud of you as a true daughter of Ikorodu origin. Keep the flag flying!

    And to the Coordinator & Director of Programmes of this Most Challenging and Tasking edition, the duo of Princess Aderoju Ladega a.k.a. #KiniunIkorodu (Founder, Never Say Never Foundation) & Mr. Dayo Phillips (MD, Kismet Kiddies Entertainments) for their selflessness and assiduousness. May you continue to advance and grow in leaps and bounds.

    Our ocean of indebtedness to these men with hearts of Gold, Peju Akinyemi, Mr. Austin Awulonu, Kabat Egbon Esosa, Mr. Akinuli, Mr. Dominic Ikezogwo, Prince Gbolahan, Engr. Ibraheem Aderemi who @ one point or the other sowed a seed of lifetime into the project #UNLEASHSeasonV. We forever remain grateful.

    Thanks to Otunba Olukoga who never failed to send words of encouragement, best wishes, and prayers to us on the project.

    Kudos to our IT Sponsors, NETBOSS Services for their untiring investment into the project UNLEASH Your Talents. We love and appreciate you!

    Our special thanks to the Lagos State Commissioner for Youth & Social Development who was unavoidably absent but ably represented by Mr. Saka Abdul, (another wonderful man we're glad to meet), God bless ma.

    And to all our lovers, fans, well-wishers, we say BIG THANK YOU for keeping us on track. We love your encouragement, criticism, backlash, suggestions, advice etc all in a bid to bring out the best in us. We need more of you to make the best out of all the lucky 22 finalists because they're our testimony of a successful and impactful initiative.

    Watch out for the #UNLEASHSeasonV22 as they light up the world with their fantastic works of creativity.

    Saturday, 13 August 2016

    Top Entertainments, Fashion and Media Celebrities to storm Ikorodu for UYTSV

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  • Billed to hold with glitz and glamour in few days at the beautiful aquatic town of Ikorodu is the Grand finale of the 5th edition of UNLEASH Your Talents.

    This year's show, the 5th in the series of the annual grassroots talents exposition tagged "the movement edition" is scheduled to take place at the 2000 seater hall capacity of King's Court Events Centre, Ikorodu on Sunday the 21st of August, 2016.

    Emeka Oparah, Ali Baba, Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st, Otunba Dayo Adeneye, Azuh Arinze, Aisha Lawal, Sheyi Ashekun, Seun Oloketuyi are headlining mix of notable personalities drafted from different sectors from fashion to media to encourage the organizers and the lucky twenty-three finalists at the Grand finale of #UNLEASHSeasonV. Also expected at the event is the fast rising Music act Arewa.

    The organizers hope to use this edition as a launchpad to kick-start the spread of the project UNLEASH Your Talents to all other parts of Lagos State as they introduce the new scheme MIME: Mentor's Inspiring Moments for Empowerment, a process whereby veterans in the field where the project is concerned adopts the 1st position holder or anyone of their choice amongst the finalists for mentoring and grooming in the art.

    Professionals who have accepted to pilot the scheme for this edition are Ali Baba, Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st, Hilarry Jackson, Legendary Gold Ltd. and DJ Roland of #Ekofm and #Metrofm.

    Anchoring the event is the popular delectable Presenter, Doyin Kukoyi.  While DJ Tonyz Da Blastmaster will be behind the sounds wheel.

    Expected as the Royal Father of the day is the Paramount Ruler, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, Ilufemiloba Adegorunshen V, the Ayagburen of Ikorodu.

    The Special Guests of Honour are Pharm. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf and Otunba Dayo Adeneye, who are Hon. Commissioners for Lagos State Youth & Social Development and Ogun State Information respectively.

    The Father of the day is Mr. Samuel O. Sogunro, The Rector of Lagos State Polytechnic. while confirmed as Mothers of the day are Mrs. Olufunmi Oshinowo-Bashorun and Lady Evang. T.O. Sunmoni.

    Chairing the occasion is Dr. G.I. Agbaje of NASRDA.

    While the Chief Host is Hon. Babajimi Benson, MHR (Ikorodu Federal Constituency); and the Hosts are all Ikorodu division LG & LCDAs SolAds.

    The Guest Speaker is Mayor Deen Sanwoola, the CEO of Something Else and DG, iCare Foundation.

    This year edition which is the commemorative edition is also going to serve as a platform to celebrate and appreciate brands and personalities who have stood firmly behind the project over the past five years. Notable amongst the brands picking UNLEASH appreciation awards are #Airtel Nigeria, #Encomium Magazine, Mr. Azuh Arinze, Publisher of Yes International Magazine, Kunle Adelabu, Publisher of The Impact Newspaper and a couple of other individuals.

    Tickets for admission are available in different categories with price range as

    Regular:            N1000.00
    VIP:                N2, 500. 00
    VVIP (table for five):    N15, 000.00

    Glamour carpet starts by 12noon while event proper starts from 1pm to 6pm.

    Enquiries can be directed to any of the telephone numbers: 08027201004, 08086891684, 08022837357, 08120664964.

    Sunday, 3 July 2016


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  • Princess Aderoju Ladega is yet another pride of Ikorodu division to watch out for.

    A young lady with so much passion, fervor, vigour, vision, energy, all channeled towards the elevation and progressive advancement of FIRST OF ALL, her hometown- Ikorodu (no apologies please… charity begins at home); and interest, pursuits, desire, aspiration, hunt and search for betterment of her nation and entire human race.

    She had in so many ways stood up for the cause: IKORODU 1st. Aderoju, a vociferous activist, an ardent humanist who would go any length with you to fight a just cause.

    Born great as a Princess into the Ladega Royal family, Aderoju has not only exhibited the traits of greatness but, she exudes greatness, commands respect, and embodies integrity. Little wonder why she’s called KINIUN IKORODU (LION of IKORODU)!

    She is a writer, social mobilizer, an entrepreneur and activist.

    Princess Ladega is the Founder of Never Say Never Foundation, a foundation with focus on charitable causes aimed towards helping the downtrodden and for progressive development of the grassroots across the nation.

    Ma’am, we at Fanafillit Integrated Concepts are proud to identify with you and we congratulate you for this day and in advance as you Coordinate and steer the wheel of this year edition of our annual grassroots talents exposition, #UNLEASHSeasonV

    God’s graciousness and munificence and above all, good health in mind, body and soul we wish for you this special day.

    Every July 3rd of several decades ahead counts, go forth and make greater acclaims!!!