Russian billionaire and owner of Chelsea Football Club, Roman Abramovich, is not shy to dip deep into his pockets when it comes to buying things like luxury cars, Mansions, and private jets.
With an estimated fortune of over $12.5 billion (₦4.5 trillion), the Russian Oligarch currently boasts one of the largest and tech-filled super Yacht on the planet.
Named the Eclipse, the $500 million (₦181 billion) superyacht was built by Blohm+Voss of Hamburg, Germany. Her exterior and interior were designed by Terence Disdale.
The 533 feet super-long Mega yacht – that’s more than twice the size of the pitch at Stamford Bridge – was launched in June 2009 after five years of design, development and testing. It was delivered to Abramovich in 2010.
The eight deck super Yacht features two swimming pools, several saunas, movie theaters, jewelleries, hairdressing centers, kindergartens, restaurants, clubs and even a hospital.
The larger of the two swimming pools, which is also the largest swimming pool on any private yacht in the world, has adjustable depth feature that can raised and turn it into a dance floor.
Additional equipment includes two helicopters and helipads, three launch boats and a three man
mini-submarine that is capable of submerging to 50 metres (160 ft).
For security, Eclipse is fitted with a missile detection system, bulletproof glass and anti glare equipments that can make pictures taken by paparazzi useless.
Its 4× MTU 20V 1163 TB93 diesel engines gives top speed of 40.74 km/h (22.00 kn). It will travel 6,000 miles before its one million litre fuel tank will need topping up.
With an annual maintenance costs are around 30 million euros (₦12.2 billion), the luxury yacht can host 36 guests in 31 well furnished cabins and 70 crew members.
Abramovich’s yacht is the currently the World’s fourth largest. It was the world’s largest in 2010 until the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan, took delivery of his 590ft-long Azzam in 2013, which cost just under £500 million.
The recently launched 600ft-long REV Ocean has dethroned the 590-foot Azzam , which held the record for largest yacht in the world for six years.
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Mr Eazi proposes to Temi Otedola!
For what seemed like a long while, celebrity power couple—Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola—are finally engaged as Oluwatosin Ajibade better known as Mr Eazi pops the heartwarming “Will you be my wife?” question to his girlfriend of 2 years Temiloluwa Otedola and she responded favourably in the affirmative “Yes” tone.
Fashion mogul and Icon Temi Otedola began dating artiste and music label CEO Mr Eazi in the year 2020 and have been living together ever since in their London apartment, sharing intimate moments, even meeting respective family members. This they’ve both shared in detail on their How Far? With Mr Eazi And Temi Otedola podcast.
Temi announced her engagement by posting the sea-side proposal of Mr Eazi on one knee asking the important question. The video goes by the simple caption of the infinity logo connoting they’re both locked in for life.
Congratulations to Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi!
Nicki Minaj agrees “Essence” should be song of the year at the Grammys
American superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj, shares the same sentiments as myriads of Wizkid fans and well-wishers worldwide, in that she concurs to the argument the trendsetting crossover record-breaking single from Wizkid’s 2020 released “Made In Lagos” album, Essence should be in the conversation for the coveted “Record of the Year” plaque at this year’s Grammy Awards.
Nicki Minaj agrees with Joe Budden that Essense should be Grammy Song Of The Year pic.twitter.com/hvdxQlItod
— King Henry 🥷🏾🛸 (@Kinghenryyyyyy) March 9, 2022
Although “Essence” did not receive the much desired nomination in the category for “Record of the Year” at the 2022 Grammy Awards, it did get a nod for Best Global Music Performance, the first of its kind.
Irrespective of the snub, Nicki whilie on Joe Budden TV (YouTube) as a guest on the special episode tagged A Conversation With Nicki Minaj & Joe Budden agreed with the host (Joe Budden) when he said “We need people on the Grammy board that know that “Essence” was song of the year” with an exclamatory “Right! Right!” response. She even proffered, “We should have our own Grammy Board“, in support of many and the popular believe that Black Americans or black artistes in general are always stereotyped to a particular category at the award show, if indeed they made it to the top categories, they barely win; Nicki Minaj does not have a Grammy Award herself and that is still a shock to many, especially when considering her refined catalogue of music.
Pheelz & Buju (BNXN) live the carefree lifestyle on “Finesse”
After much teasing, the anticipated Finesse by Pheelz and Buju (now BNXN) hit DSPs across the globe and just like the teaser gave off, Finesse is a banger! It is produced by young producer under Pheelz’s wing known as Miichkel.
On Finesse, Pheelz and Buju live their life to the fullest, the carefree lifestyle is what they desire and they are determined to stay on that track for the time being. “I’ve been living the fast life but I see it in slow mo / And you see my lifestyle, I got Gs in the turbo / . . . / Bad girl sey she want Netflix & Chill / So I ja ticket give her warning / If you fall in love, girls it’s certain / You go chop breakfast, I’m not capping“, Pheelz explains on the first verse, even saying love and relationship cannot stop him from living the ‘ballers’ lifestyle; “I’d be dammed if there’s anybody that could be like me / I be like Mo’ Salah, coming up the right wing / I cut through your defender, you no need to tell me / I must finesse / And you know sey me I must net“, Buju braggingly adds on the second verse, saying he can score any chick that catches his eye and dish her the next minute.
listen to the popular joyous chorus “Ah finesse / If I broke na my business / Ama shana e go bright o / Folake for the nighr o” here or on Apple Music.: