Nigerian Entertainment Conference To Hold On April 22

entertainmentMo Abudu, Davido, Joke Silva, M.I, Jason Njoku, George Thorpe, others will speak at the third edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference which will hold in Lagos, Nigeria, on Wednesday April 22,

This is according to a statement issued on Monday, by organizers, NET Newspaper.

The umbrella conference for the Nigerian entertainment sector which debuted in 2013, would see everyone come together again at Eko Hotels in Lagos, for a full day of deliberations, workshops, exhibitions and master-classes.

Past editions have featured renowned celebrities including 2face Idibia, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Amaka Igwe, Kenny Ogungbe, Jimmy JATT, Basketmouth, M.I, Don Jazzy, Kunle Afolayan, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Lagbaja, Tony Okoroji, Audu Maikori, D’banj and Ali Baba; as well as respected executives like Aina Kushoro, Emeka Mba, Chris Ubosi, Ayo Animashaun, Olisa Adibua, Colette Otusheso, Steve Babaeko, Ifeoma Williams, Efe Omorogbe, Frank Nweke, Gab Okoye, and Prof. Pat Utomi.

Speakers and facilitators for this year include acclaimed Nigerian actress and trainer Joke Silva; BET and MTV award winning pop star, Davido; Afrinolly’s Chike Maduegbuna, founder and CEO of Ebony Life TV, Mo Abudu; IT entrepreneur, Chika Nwobi; rapper and business executive, M.I Abaga; iROKO TV founder, Jason Njoku; music distributor, Uba Pacific; media administrator, Deji Awokoya; marketing icon, George Thorpe; entrepreneur Ayo Makun, founder of NotJustOk, Demola Ogundele and Quilox Chairman, Shina Peller.

Session moderators include Bukky Sawyerr-Izeogu (Classic FM), Zainab Balogun (Ebony Life), Osagie Alonge (Pulse), Oreka Godis, Dayo Odulaja (NET), Olamide Adedeji (Soundcity), Ehiz Okoeguale (MTV Base) and others.

The event will be hosted by Tee A for the third year running.

This year’s conference, according to NEC founder, Ayeni Adekunle is themed: ‘Buying And Selling Nigerian Entertainment And Everything In-Between’

Basket Mouth turns Rapper

Popular comedian and actor Bright Okpocha popularly called Basket mouth has turned to one of Nigeria’s rapper.

Bright recently freestyled on Dj Jimmy Jatt’s Jump off.

Basket mouth hit the big screen when he featured in international concerts that witnessed the likes of Joe, Boys 2 Men, Sean Paul, Beyoncé, Wyclef Jean, Dru Hill, Akon, Snoop Dogg, Ciara and many others.

His international gig was in Europe (2003) after which he stayed off the foreign scene until his debut performance in Atlanta at the Nigerian Reunion in 2006.

He is currently one of the brand ambassadors of one of the leading telecommunications companies in Africa (Globacom)

 

Jimmy Jatt and Daddy Showkey set to take Cancer Awareness to Ajegunle

The pink foundation in conjunction with Oaken Events has teamed up to organize Cancer Awareness campaign.

This campaign is set to focus on the lives of women living in the rural area by giving lectures on the awareness of breast and cervical cancer.

The event is slated to hold on the 6th of April at the L.A Primary School Ajegunle.

According to Mr Onye Ubanatu ‘’we want to touch lives and not just organize events. That’s why we at Oaken Events are partnering with Pink Pearl to reach the young, the aged and the children’’

The event will feature music acts like Dj Jimmy Jatt and Daddy Showkey at the campaign.