Alibaba, AY, Basketmouth, Julius Agwu, Bovi & more Comedians to be Honored at the Upfront & Personal “The Corporate Elite” Boxing and Music Night – Sunday December 2nd 2012 | Win Tickets to the EventPosted on Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 2:07 PM
By Adeola Adeyemo
For the sixth year running, Upfront & Personal would be holding “The Corporate Elite” black tie event which would bring together the elites in the Nigerian corporate world. The event which is scheduled to hold in Lagos on Sunday 2nd December 2012 will bring together under one roof, the “who is who” in the corporate world across Nigeria.
According to a rep from Upfront & Personal, the aim of the event includes:
- Harnessing business networks
- Celebrating/awarding “What is Great”
- Celebrating customers and partners
- Promoting brands amongst a carefully selected audience
In celebrating, “greatness”, the great men and women who have played a key role in developing the comedy industry across Nigeria will be recognised and awarded. The Comedians to be celebrated are Alibaba, AY, Tee A, I go dye, Klint the Drunk, BasketMouth, Gordons, Omo Baba, Julius Agwu, Bovi and Teju Babyface.
Also to be unveiled at the event are Nigeria’s talented boxers who will be competing with a Ghanaian and an Algerian for a WBO belt.
Isaac Ekpo- Nigerian and West African Boxing Union Super Middleweight Champion will take on Mada Hamae Said while Sheriff Kareem (Nigerian) will take on Emmanuel Quartely (Ghanian) to compete for the West Africa Bantamweight title bout.
Waidi Usman will take on Dare Oyewole in a completion for the National title bout Featherweight and Kola Abimbola the Nigerian Champion will take on Akeem Dodo the Challenger in the National Welterweight title bout .
The MTN ultimate wonder winners will also be joining in toasting the year out in style whilst Eko Hotel will be unveiling a new addition to its elite environs. Also in attendance will be Nigeria’s Nollywood finest actors.
Three old school bands from the United States – SOS, Midnight Star and Cool & the Gang will be performing some of their hit songs to entertain the guests. The event will not be complete without our finest Nigerian artistes namely – Sir Shina Peters, Timi Dakolo, Dr Sid, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Jesse Jagz and more.
This event is strictly by invitation and is being sponsored by MTN, Eko Hotel & Suites and Pepsi.
Grab a chance to win a pair of tickets to the event by answering this question: Name three artistes that would be performing at The Corporate Elite black tie event. Leave your answer in the comment section using your full name and correct email address.
Please note that winners would have to pick up their tickets at a location in Ikeja, Lagos before 5pm on Friday 30th November 2012.
Date: Sunday 2nd December 2012
Venue: Convention Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Contact: For more information and general enquiries, call 08033886638
BellaNaija.com is a media partner of The Corporate Elite black tie event