The first ever Nigerian Entertainment conference held yesterday April 26th at the Eko Hotel and Suites and was attended by hundreds of the top industry players. Other than the very interesting sessions which covered the areas of music, movies, business, media and CSR, the inaugural conference ended with some of Nigeria’s most notable entertainment practitioners receiving NET honours (Honorary awards).
Ali Baba and Audu Maikori
A total number of nineteen awards were given to select numbers of honourees who have performed very well in their respective fields. They included veteran music producer, Nelson Brown, Afro beat legend, Femi Kuti and African pop icon, 2Face Idibia.
Others include Nightshift Coliseum creator, Ken Caleb-Olumese, Juju legend, King Sunny Ade, godfather of Nigerian comedy, Ali Baba, Fuji icon, K1, revered movie makers, Amaka Igwe and Tunde Kelani, distinguished publishers, Kunle Bakare, Mayor Akinpelu and Femi Akintunde Johnson, music superstars, Dbanj and Don Jazzy, showbiz practitioner, Edi Lawani, renowned music label and media bosses, Kenny Ogungbe and Dayo Adeneye as well as Nigeria’s number one DJ, DJ Jimmy Jatt.
Amaka Igwe, Nse, Jimmy Jatt and Sound Sultan
Capital Femi and Chris Ubosi
Dare Art Alade and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu
Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi and Ibinabo Fiberesima
Jaywon and Ejike Asiegbu
Ayo Animashaun and Kunle Afolayan
Seyi Shay and Sound Sultan
Steve Babaeko and Tee A
Tony Okoroji and Weird MC
Yvonne *Vixen* Ekwere and Fola
Ali Baba, Ifeoma Williams and Nse Sule
Ayeni Adekunle and Frank Nweke Junior
Zeb Ejiro, Makmood Alli, Charles Igwe and Edi Lawani.
Frank Nweke Jnr
Kenny Ogungbe - Cally Ikpe, Kenny Ogungbe and Ayo Animashaun