SHINA PELLER! All you need to know about the Quilox club owner, his magician father, how he made his money & more

Shina Peller, the owner of Club Quilox, is an entrepreneur and socialite. He is the child of Alhaja Silifat and Professor Moshood Abiola Peller. His dad was a prestigious Nigerian magician that held the world enchanted with his mystical ability during the 90s. As per Shina Peller, his folks were extremely severe. He experienced childhood in a sincere Muslim home. He follows his beginnings to Iseyin, Oyo State in South-Western Nigeria.

Shina Peller's 40th birthday

Shina Peller’s 40th birthday

He is a graduate of Chemical Engineering at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Nigeria, where he acquired his first degree in 2002. Thusly, he got the level of Masters in Business Management additionally from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology in 2013.

Peller served in Abia State in 2003 to satisfy the obligatory one-year service of National Youth Service expected of every single Nigerian alumni.

Shina Peller and wife Ayobola in car

Shina Peller and wife Ayobola in car

Shina Abiola Peller has had an exceptionally fruitful business vocation. He turned into an imaginative goal getter who had confidence in structure, cooperation and direction.  His financial freedom originated from his prosperity as a growing business person with a progression of rewarding business stakes and adventures. By the age of 25, Peller was at that point a tycoon, a long time before venturing into the entertainment industry.

Over the span of the previous decade,  Shina Abiola Peller has acquired vast experience in the field of developing building projects, planning and implementation. Through his expert counseling exercises in a few African and European nations, Shina Abiola Peller has exhibited demonstrated ability in project construction and management.

His sharp business astuteness prompted the establishing of Aquila Group which incorporates the Aquila Records, a music realm devoted to creating capable craftsmen and home to Airboy, BaseOne, Que Peller, Beezy and Naomi Peller; and Aquila Building Projects Limited, a coordinated structure and development firm that has been occupied with significant assignments in key monetary parts both in Nigeria and abroad.

Shina Peller at private beach partyShina Peller at private beach party

Presently, Shina Abiola Peller has extended his line of organizations to likewise cover Aquila Oil and Gas, Aquila Smart Homes, and Aquila Global Resources. These are backups of the Aquila Group which spend significant time in mineral resources and real estate. Aquila Oil and Gas is a new-generation, systems-driven firm that has made a solid nearness in the oil part in its long periods of presence.

It hence supplies the majority of the significant fuel used to control producing sets of most Nigerian ventures and assembling firms with various spic and span trucks to fortify the distributive arm of the oil business across the country, inclusive of his new massive ongoing oil tank farm construction in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos. The oil noble and building head honcho is set to wrap up his new Global Resources distribution center in the Lekki deep sea port zone of Lagos State.

In 2017, Peller also expanded his conglomerate to include a very successful restaurant business in Victoria Island, Lagos called 6ix.

Shina Peller, Annie and 2Baba Idibia at 6ix restaurant
Shina Peller, Annie and 2Baba Idibia at 6ix restaurant

However, some will say that Shina Abiola Peller’s most popular and highly successful project to date is his revolution of nightlife in Africa, from when he unveiled Club Quilox in 2013, the biggest and most impressive nightclub in Africa, till date. Quilox has been tagged as Nigeria’s number one party spot with a purposefully built, striking architectural design. It is home to a lot of celebrities and high net worth individuals in Nigeria.

Shina Peller's Club Quilox
Shina Peller’s Club Quilox

Popularly dubbed, “the King of Nightlife,” Shina Abiola Peller, in March 2014 and every year since then, represented Nigeria at the Night Club and Bar convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Shina Abiola Peller is heavily invested in charities and philanthropic acts, most notable is his foundation called Help the Blind and Handicap Foundation that helps widows, handicaps and orphans by empowering them through scholarships & business grants.

In 2017, Shina Peller founded the Shina Ayo Empowerment Program (SAEP), which is part of his undying altruistic deeds. The program’s mission is to empower the Youth and the Elderly in Oke Ogun and by providing employment opportunities for the young and welfare benefits for the old to improve living conditions.

Peller, as a relentless humanitarian, is also building laboratories, constructing 16 boreholes in various local governments in Oyo State, NYSC hostels in Iseyin and so many other infrastructures in Oke Ogun as part of his quest for the progress and development of the region. Peller has also donated multi-million naira science laboratory and a modern library to Ansarudeen Grammar School,Odo-Omu Iseyin, Oyo State amongst many of his other generous deeds.

Shina Peller wins APC's primary ticket for House of Reps
Shina Peller wins APC’s primary ticket for House of Reps

Even though politics and noise are twin sisters that aid political fortune, Shina Peller prides himself as not being able to derive pleasure from ostentatious and public stunt. He has described himself in several interviews, as a ‘selfless, humble individual that wants to serve his people’. He further added, ‘I am magnanimous enough to give someone a glass of water without expecting a reward’.

Shina Peller and consituents celebrate
Shina Peller and consituents celebrate

In addition, the Peller Unity Cup is an initiative that was fully funded by Shina Peller to unify the the various communities in Oyo state, through football, recreational activities and leisure. The first edition held in 2017. Peller is an avid football fan and believes that communities can come together in unity and peace via the world’s favourite sport. He didn’t stop there, the winners and runner ups from the tournament were generously rewarded and outstanding players were given monetary gifts in order to encourage the youth in the State to engage in positive activities and reduce idleness which sometimes leads to crime.

Shina Abiola Peller has also been quite active in several social and religious endeavors. He funded the establishment and construction of mosques throughout the country. He is also an astute supporter of Christian groups, even as a pious Muslim, supporting in every way he can the Christian Association of Nigeria branches in his community.

Shina Peller at his constituency
Shina Peller at his constituency

In politics, Peller comes from a long line of progressives and his late father had a close relationship with Chief Obafemi Awolowo. He has been a registered party card carrying member of All Progressives Congress since 2017. Even as an entrepreneur, his political views were aired without fear or bias.

In previous interviews, Peller was asked if he thought of running for office, to which he replied in negative. Following his initial remarks, Shina Abiola Peller said, “While I cannot say for certain if I will yield to the tremendous pressure on me to run for an elective office, one thing I can say for certain is I will be actively involved in the political process, I will no longer sit back and watch.”

After announcing his interest to run for an elective post for the Federal House of Representatives via his Instagram page on 1 June 2018, Shina Peller won in the 2019 election and emerged as the honourable member representing Iseyin, Itesiwaju, Kajolaand Iwajowa Federal Constituency.

In recognition of his many contributions to the economic and social development of Nigeria, and Lagos and Oyo States in particular, Peller has had many momentous recognitions from different organizations and groups which includes awards from Oyo State Football Association, National Career Fair, City People Entertainment Awards, Young Achievers Awards, Pacelli School of the Blind, African Leadership Magazine, amongst others.

Also worthy of mention is a recent notable award he received, the Certificate of Congressional Commendation by US Congresswoman Dina Titus in September 2018 at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Shina Peller and wife Ayobola bag chieftaincy title
Shina Peller and wife Ayobola bag chieftaincy title

Shina Abiola Peller, along with his wife, Ayobola, was conferred with the chieftaincy titles of Mayegun and Yeye Mayegun of Igbobi-Sabe by the royal father, King Owolabi Adeyemi Adeshina Adeniyi of Igbobi-Sabe community in Yaba on 18 December 2016 for his formidable contributions in nation building.

Shina Peller and wife Ayobola
Shina Peller and wife Ayobola

In August 2017, both him and his wife were also conferred with the chieftaincy titles of Aare Gbobaniyi and Yeye Aare Gbobaniyi of Iseyin respectively, by Oba Abdul Ganiyyu Adekunle Salau, the Aseyin of Iseyin.

On 1 October 2005, Peller married Ayobola, a chartered accountant and senior audit manager, after eight years of courtship, they have four children, the eldest being Naomi Peller, a child singer and multi-instrumentalist who has released various singles and music videos.

Shina Peller wife and kids
Shina Peller’s wife and kids