The Biggest Sports Festival in Amuwo Odofin – AmuwoGames berths in Grand Style

AmuwoGames was flagged off by the Local Government Chairman of Amuwo Odofin ably represented by the Vice Chairman – His Excellency, Mr. Segun Idris by lifting the Games torch at about 11:00am yesterday, November 05, 2017.

The torch relay which featured prominent personalities and celebrities in Amuwo Odofin including, Faze, African China, K Peace of Nigerian Idol fame, the Chairman of the Oriade LCDA, Ward councillors, the Festival Town Residents Association President – Mr Sola Fakorede, and other resident association chairmen ended with the final entry into the venue of the opening ceremony with the initiator of the AmuwoGames concept and founder of the BizzyBody NG – Mr. Oluwaseun Ayeni, lifting the torch into the venue at 1:30pm.

Already present at the venue were athletes from different parts of the local government in their colours and the representatives of the sponsor companies which includes Eva Water, Alat, Fero Mobile, Play TV etc. waiting to receive the dignitaries.

 

The ceremony was officially opened by Seun Ayeni with a brilliant speech, highlighting the dreams, challenges and eventual victory of an athlete and comparing it with the conceptualising, planning and eventual success of the AmuwoGames dream, he urged everyone to follow their dreams as see it through to fruition just has he has done with his on this laudable concept.

Seun Ayeni Declares AmwuoGames Open in 2017
Seun Ayeni Declares AmwuoGames Open in 2017

Further remarks were made by the Chairman of the Amuwo Odofin Lcoal Government, and the House of Assembly Representative Member of the Amuwo Odofin Constituency – Honourable Dipo Olorunrinu at the ceremony.

Highlights of the ceremony included ceremonial kickoff of the football match by Honourable Dipo Olorunrinu, and music performance by K Peace, to cheer people of his home zone who are also the hosts of the festival.

The first football match was played between the Festal Sharks and the host team Mile 2 Lions, and this saw the Festal Sharks proceed into the semi finals as they defeated the home team 2 – 1.

Live feeds were broadcasted over social media handles of the AmuwoGames – @AmuwoGames in response to the popular demand of people in diaspora who are really interested in participating in the festive fun.

AmuwoGames will be a uniting factor in our community and it will also serve as a source of talent discovery, as we hope to discover fresh talents from the competition says co-organizer of the AmuwoGames – Mr. Kunle Keshinro. We are sure that people of Amuwo-Odofin will have a nice time this November, as the games run through, and we hope other communities emulate us in the future to build grassroot sports and the youths in general, he said, as he anchored the ceremony.

The AmuwoGames festival is endorsed and supported by the Lagos State Sports Commission, and will run through all the weekends in November – from November 4 -26. The festival highlights and live feeds can be followed @AmuwoGames on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or on the official website of the games – AmuwoGames.com.

Sheraton, Le Meridien and Four Points Hotels in Nigeria Celebrates Eid al-Adha in style

Abuja, Nigeria – August 28, 2017 – Sheraton, Le Meridien and Four Points Hotels in Nigeria promises a steady flow of engaging events, family time and exceptional offers this holy month.

The Hotels made up of Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Lagos, Le Meridien Ogeyi Place brings the promise of a true Eid al-Adha experience to all its valued patrons.

According to the Area General Manager for the Hotels in Nigeria –Mr. Barry Curran “our room rates this season start from as low as N39, 999 and includes free access to internet, complimentary buffet breakfast all-inclusive of taxes”.

At Le Méridien Ogeyi Place Port Harcourt, we juxtapose modern amenities with Port Harcourt’s intriguing culture, minutes from the city’s business center. Our visitors will be glad to enjoy a late check out based on availability as well as Complimentary Access to the Pool and Gym if you book now and stay from Aug. 25 – Sept. 10, 2017, valid for arrivals Friday through Sunday.

Other enticing offers there include an N 160,000 room package for three nights with complimentary breakfast for two, free access to recreational facilities as well as high-speed internet, while children under 9 years eat free for stays commencing Aug. 25 – Sept. 10, 2017 -Valid for arrivals Friday through Sunday.

Those visiting Four Points by Sheraton Lagos our innovative brand close to the beaches, corporations, and culture of the Lekki Peninsula; can enjoy our Complimentary Buffet, Breakfast, free access to our Steam, Sauna, pool and Gym as well as Complimentary premium Internet from Aug. 31 – Sept. 3, 2017.

If you visit Sheraton Lagos Hotel we encourage you to share tempting tastes, connect with friends, or go for a swim during this period. We are glad to offer you our special welcome drink, with elevated room facilities including 4pm late check-out based on availability; from Sept. 1 – Sept. 10, 2017, valid all days of the week.

For our guests arriving at Abuja, we welcome you to connect with

Sheraton Abuja Hotel where a pool, warm venues, and familiar comforts ensures a re-energizing stay. Share in the Joy of the Season with an enriching Eid food and beverage offer of a Sumptuous 2-Course Meal (A main dish with a salad or dessert)

And soft drink of choice alongside a pampering all day access to the Sheraton Fitness (Pool, Steam/Sauna, Gym).

 

While the Hotel’s compelling package consists of Complimentary Breakfast for two, 15% discount on meals at the Pool Bar & Restaurant ( during stay), Complimentary access to Tennis, Squash and Basketball courts, Gym, Pool, Steam and Sauna as well as internet if you book now and stay from Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, 2017, valid for arrivals Thursday through Monday.

Our lavish Eid buffet meal offerings at our Pumpkin Leaf ( former Crockpot) Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Papillion-Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Ororo-Le Meridien Ogeyi Place Port Harcourt and Brazzerrie- Four Points Sheraton Lagos restaurants to great get-away offers on room rates are tailored to ensure the utmost satisfaction of our loyal customer.

“We are good and ready to cater to all the particular needs of our customers this Holiday season and our dedicated teams look forward to making each guest experience truly unforgettable,” concludes Barry Curran.

For more information on our offers in Nigeria kindly visit: http://www.africa.starwoodoffers.com/eid

10 Days in Sun City premieres in South Africa

The much celebrated 10 Days in Sun City movie filmed in world class Sun International, Sun City Resort, South Africa is set to be showing in South African cinemas after a VIP premiere at Sun Central in Sun City which hosted celebrities from South Africa and across Africa.

The South African premiere of the movie is preceded by the earlier tremendous successful premiere in Lagos, Nigeria couple of months ago where the movie maintained the number one spot for several weeks on the Nigerian Box Office.

AY, producer of the movie has confidently mentioned that Sun City became the location of the movie after his exciting experience at the resort.

“Initially this movie was supposed to be shot in Paris. However, after my very first visit to Sun City I changed my mind and recrafted the script to be in tune with what I saw at the resort. I bet you, go see this movie which is currently making waves in Nigeria and Ghana cinemas and will be showing in the South African cinemas from 25 August this year, Sun City will definitely be your next holiday and celebration destination,” AY stated.

The 10 Days in Sun City movie showcased Sun International, Sun City Resort luxury which holds excitement and fun activities in an action-comedy movie starring super stars including Richard Mofe-Damijo; AdesuaEtomi; AY; FalzThe Bad Guy and a host of other Nigerian actors. American famous comic actor, Miguel Nunez Jr. and South African actors Amanda Du Pont; Thenjiwe Moseley and Celeste Ntuli also feature in the movie.

According to, Sun International, owners of Sun City resort where the movie was shot, 10 Days in Sun City provides another veritable platform to showcase the wonders of the resort to Africans and beyond.

Jennifer Beattie, Group Manager, Africa Sales and Marketing at Sun International said, “Sun International superior hotels and resorts profile makes it a recognized premium brand. The Sun International Group has a diverse profile of assets including world class five-star hotels, modern and well-located casinos, and some of the world’s premier resorts. Our destinations offer experiential luxury, enduring quality and incredible adventure, supported by an authentic dedication to personal service.”

“Our approach has been to differentiate our hotels, resorts and casinos in architecture, service, experience, location and the mix of entertainment and activities. Creating lasting memories for our guests and customers is a core part of our DNA. We’ve created some of the world’s most iconic hotels from The Palace of The Lost City at Sun City to The Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town. The creative architecture of these properties and the blending of their designs with their local environment make each property unique,” Jennifer explained

Raul de Lima, General Manager of Sun City describes the resort as a fun filled one-stop destination that caters for every need of the traveller.

“Sun City is known as a world within a city because the resort ideally caters for all the needs of a traveller offering tailor-made experiences that last a lifetime,” Raul mentioned.

The movie 10 Days in Sun City will make you want to experience Sun City at its best! Watch the movie and then experience a life time of memorable moments when you visit the resort and other Sun International properties.

CNN Stephanie Busari Is Moderator At Luxury Lifestyle Summit

CNN Stephanie Busari Is Moderator At Luxury Lifestyle Summit

TOPCOMM PR and The Luxury Reporter, organisers of The Luxury Lifestyle Summit have confirmed CNN Africa Editor, Stephanie Busari as the moderator of the panel discussions at the inaugural Summit billed to take place on September 06 and 07 2017 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

Stephanie Busari is coming with her wealth of experience working for CNN, the most viewed international news network in Africa. She will be engaging panelists on various issues on the Nigerian and generally African luxury sector.

According to Busari: “The luxury sector in Nigeria is fast growing and it is important to have a conversation about how the industry can scale and grow. I think the Luxury Lifestyle Summit will have some very interesting talking points and I am looking forward to engaging the panelists at the Summit.”

With the theme of the summit, Digital Inside – Get Wired to Deliver the Ultimate Luxury Experience, panellists from different sectors of the luxury market will discuss relevant topics aimed at creating important discourse to improve the luxury brands and promote consumption of the Nigeria luxury market.

Earlier, Paul Andrew, Founder and Chief Responsibility Officer, African Wealth Report, a research and intelligence publication of Blackpace Africa has been confirmed to spearhead the array of other notable speakers to discuss key issues affecting the growth and development of the Nigerian luxury industry.

With over two decades of global investments and wealth advisory experiences, Andrew who is based in Geneva, Switzerland, brings an exceptional knowledge of African and global luxury practice to The Luxury Lifestyle Summit in Lagos.

Also, Daniel Weihrauch, CEO of Lions&Gazelles and RAIN’s group consulting partner for Middle East and Africa, will be speaking at the summit. The German born global traveller, will bring his wealth of experience in the luxury hospitality industry to the summit.

Other speakers confirmed for the summit include: Oliver Williams, CEO, Firebreak Group and a founding member of Wealth Insight, a leading wealth consultancy advising clients in over 15 countries; and Funmi Onajide, Founder, Regalo African Luxury Store, a concept store which stocks high end leather goods, tea range among others sourced from Africa will also be speaking at the Luxury Lifestyle Summit in Lagos.

The summit will provide a veritable platform for diverse retailers of jewellery, beauty, motor, watches, private equity, investment Banking, private banking, investment / asset management, architecture, travel companies, luxury Hotels, luxury Event Management companies, luxury service providers, airlines and others to showcase their products and discuss how to maximise the online market.

Other discussants at the summit include: Mr. Abiona Babarinde, Group General Manager, Marketing and Communications, Coscharis, Mrs. Kavita Chellarams, CEO, Arthouse Contemporary, Mr. Ejiro Onobrakpeya, expert in African art, Mr. Dapo Okubadejo, KPMG, Mr. Kayode Kasunmu, the Executive Director, Beauty Bar and Essenza who has been a player in the Luxury Industry in Nigeria for over 30 years.

The summit is the brainchild of The Luxury Reporter, publisher of the e-magazine, TLR in partnership with TOPCOMM PR Concept & Events, an integrated marketing communication and events management company with sponsorships from Balmoral, African Wealth Report, BlackPace, Lions&Gazelles, Regalo African Luxury, FireBreak Group, Access Bank, Sun International, Delta Air Lines, South African Airways, GHI Assets.

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