Respected contributors to Nigerian show business will be awarded NET Honours in recognition of their efforts in the promotion and development of Nigerian entertainment at the third edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference.
The NET Honours are awarded annually at the Nigerian Entertainment Conference, which is organized by Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET).
They recognize media and entertainment personalities for their contribution to the growth and development of the entertainment industry in Nigeria, which cuts across music, film, fashion, comedy, art & design, media & broadcasting and branding.
The prominent Nigerian entertainment personalities who will receive 2015 NET Honours for their contribution to the advancement of their respective field include iconic OAP, J.A.J; respected broadcaster and music critic, Benson Idonije; award winning music producer, Cobhams Asuquo; media executive, Alex Okosi; NBC DG, Emeka Mba and respected entertainment writer, Jahman Anikulapo.
Others are popular Yoruba movie actor Tajudeen Oyewole (Abija); Corporate Pictures CEO, Razak Abdullahi; legendary actor and musician, Moses Olaiya (Baba Sala); filmmaker, Lere Paimo; Music icon Lagbaja; Galaxy TV CEO, Steve Ojo; renowned poet and actor, Adebayo Faleti and COSON Board Chairman, Tony Okoroji.
Past winners of NET Honours include Onyeka Onwenu, Jide Kosoko, Daddy Showkey, Ebenezer Obey, Ayo Animashaun, Zeb Ejiro and Obi Asika. Others are Don Jazzy, D’Banj, Laolu Akins, Amaka Igwe, OJB Jezreel, Christy Essien-Igbokwe, Sunny Okosuns, Adebayo Salami, Sunday Omobolanle and Tajuddeen Adepetu.
Chairman of the NET Editorial Board, Chris Ihidero, describes the NET Honours as a small token of appreciation for the immense contributions made by the awardees to the evolution of Nigerian entertainment as a business and as a culture.
The third edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive) holds on Wednesday April 22, 2015.