Sunday, 14 September 2014

Red Carpet, First Photos! Genevive Nnaji, Tiwa Savage, Abike Dabiri, Funke Akindele, Basket Mouth, Tonye Cole, Donald Duke, Mai Atafo, others step out to celebrate Mo Abudu at 50

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The Executive Chairman and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle network, Mo Abudu, celebrated her 50th birthday on Saturday, 13 September 2014 at the grand ball room Oriental hotel, Lagos.
Notable Nigerians were present to celebrate with this woman of substance, inspiration and a beacon of hope to               many, as she attains this milestone in her exceptional and eventful life.Displaying Celebrant & Mum.JPG
                                                    CELEBRANT AND MUM

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The black tie and glam event started with red carpet from 6pm. The event was tagged "Mo@ 50...Celebrating Sisterhood" with the aim of celebrating women of distinction in different categories of life and business. 10 categories of unsung heroes were awarded for their quiet but extraordinary and exemplary achievements.

Guests at the event included Nigeria’s A-list set Genevive Nnaji, Tiwa Savage, Funke Akindele, Basket Mouth, Julius Agwu, Iyanya, Tonye Cole, Donald Duke, Dele Momodu, Adesuwa Onyenokwe,  Abike Dabiri, Joseph Benjamin, Uti Nwachukwu, Bode Pedro, Uche Pedro, Niyola, Ebuka Obi Uchendu, Pastor Ituah, Mai Atafo, Olisa Adibua, amongst others.

The event also had a roll call of political dignitaries like Governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, Governor of Cross rivers state and his wife, Liyel Imoke and Mrs Obioma Imoke, Donald Duke and others.

Performers were Tiwa Savage, Chidinma, Seyi Shay, Yinka Davies, Ara, Efya from Ghana and Waje.

The event ended with an after party.

About Mo Abudu
Mo Abudu is the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle Network. The channel currently airs pan African on DSTV Channel 165, as well as in the UK on the TalkTalk platform, providing premium, original and home-grown programming to its ever increasing viewership. In recognition of her outstanding work in diverse fields especially in the field of media and her service to humanity, she has been honoured with many laurels including the Awards by Forbes Media recognising her as the first African woman to launch a Pan-African TV channel; Entrepreneur of the year by Women Werk in New York; 25 Most Powerful women in Global TV by the Hollywood Reporter amongst many other awards. Most recently, she was honoured with an Honorary Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) from Babcock University.

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