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Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st at #NECLive4
#NECLive4: ‘We should build our structures individually’ – Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st

Popular comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st, has opined that entertainers should take ownership rather than waiting for government to help build the Nigerian entertainment industry. Speaking as a panelist at the just concluded 4th edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive4), the University of Lagos graduate said, ‘I don’t believe that government should do this for…

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Funke Akindele at NECLive4
9 entertainment business lessons from Funke Akindele at #NECLive4

The fourth edition of the annual Nigerian Entertainment Conference held on Wednesday, April 20 and popular actress Funke Akindele, who was one of the speakers of the day, gave a few advices to colleagues and upcoming artistes in her presentation. Below are some entertainment business lessons from her presentation. Be willing to make sacrifices. ‘Jenifa’s Diary’…

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Timi-Dakolo at NECLive4
#NECLive4: ‘Nigerian entertainment industry doesn’t have a structure that can attract investors’ – Timi Dakolo

Award-winning singer, Timi Dakolo has criticized the idea of waiting for government to invest in the entertainment industry, saying that the industry doesn’t have a structure that can attract investors. Speaking as one of the panelists who deliberated on ‘Economy of Talents: Using The Entertainment Industry To Rebuild Nigeria’ at the just concluded fourth Nigerian…

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Dbanj at #NECLive4
D’banj’s presentation at NECLive4: Content is the new crude

The Kokomaster was lead speaker at the fourth Nigerian Entertainment Conference, which took place on Wednesday April 20, at Landmark Event Centre in Oniru, Lagos. His presentation during the final session – ‘Intervention Strategies: An Open Conversation and Case Studies’ – pointed out some of the problems in the Nigerian music and movie industry; while…

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‘Entertainment as last hope for Nigeria’s economy’ – NEC founder, Ayeni Adekunle’s speech at #NECLive4

I’m happy to welcome you to the fourth Edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference. I can’t believe we’ve been doing this for four years – with the sweat and blood of friends, team members and organizations who are committed to working with us to build the industry of our dreams. Today as we gather here, we…

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Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele to make major debut at Nigerian Entertainment Conference

Nigerian actress, producer and entrepreneur Funke Akindele has been confirmed to speak at the fourth edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference holding in Lagos on April 20.   The multiple award-winning Nollywood star who’s behind the viral Jenifa series, will make her NECLive debut as one of the lead speakers in a session on ‘The Economy of Talents’….

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D’banj, Banky W, Praiz, Falz, Simi, Kaffy, Lil’ Kesh, Timi Dakolo, Adekunle Gold to join other music stars at NECLive4

Some of Nigeria’s most decorated music-makers and entertainers have signed up to be a part of the fourth edition of Nigeria’s umbrella entertainment conference NECLive holding in Lagos on Wednesday April 20, 2016. Multiple award-winning R&B superstar Banky W, international entertainer and pathfinder D’banj, global dance sensation Kaffy, West African Idols winner and singer Timi Dakolo,…

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Music superstar d’banj to speak at nigerian entertainment conference

Four years after he made his NECLive debut, Nigerian pop star and businessman D’Banj will return to the conference on April 20, 2016as a lead speaker. The former Mo’Hits partner, who’s now a musician cum businessman, has seen his career structure evolve in recent times, as he moves around the world making pitches and sealing deals…

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Jahman Anikulapo, Yaw, Olisa Adibua, Soso Soberekon, Toni Kan, Others Feature At Inaugural NECLive Series

On Friday 6 November at Freedom Park, Lagos, several prominent personalities from the Nigerian creative industry including Programme Chair, Committee for Relevant Arts, Jahman Anikulapo, Wazobia FM OAP Steve “Yaw’ Onu, Writer and publisher Toni Kan, and Programmes Director, Beat FM, Olisa Adibua gathered for the inaugural NECLive Series conference entitled “Bridging Pathways To The Creative…

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Stimulating Intellectual Knob Of Showbiz

Indeed, the Nigerian entertainment industry has exploded in recent times. The hyper activity on the scene has, no doubt, upstaged the days of yore when local TV and radio stations feed the public with foreign contents, especially from the United States.   You recall days when the craze for foreign songs, which most of us…

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