The first ever Nigerian Entertainment conference which held on Friday, April 26th at the Eko Hotel and Suites 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).
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.
Notable faces at the conference include Coson boss, Tony Okoroji, CEO Megalectrics, Chris Ubosi, Darey Art Alade, Zeb Ejiro, Charles Novia, Ibinabo Fiberesima, GM Consumer Marketing, Kola Oyeyemi, Nse Ikpe Etim, Kunle Afolayan, Steve Babaeko, Sound Sultan, M.I, Weird MC among many others.