Who Looked Stylish in Black & White? Chidi Mokeme, Susan Peters, Julius Agwu, Ebube Nwagbo, KSB, AY & More at the 2013 Encomium Black & White Ball in Lagos | Photos & Video

Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 4:33 PM

By Damilare Aiki

Susan Peters & Empress Njamah - Encomium Black And White Ball - BellaNaija

The 4th edition of the Encomium Black & White Ball took place on Sunday 14th April 2013 at the Ruby Gardens, Lekki, Lagos. The event was hosted by comedian Julius Agwu, who arrived in a navy double-breasted suit.

Celebrities including Ali Baba, Susan Peters, Chidi Mokeme, Ebube Nwagbo, KCee, Kenny Ogungbe, Florence Ita-Giwa, Empress Njamah, Baba Dee, Dayo Ephraim, Kefee, DJ Jimmy Jatt and Chinedu “Aki” Ikedieze were in attendance. Inline with the theme of the event, the stars stepped on the black carpet in their stylish white-and-black outfits.

So, who looked stylish and who should get the booth? BellaNaijaStyle watchers we leave it to you.


Ebube Nwagbo

Ebube Nwagbo

Chidi Mokeme

Chidi Mokeme

Empress Njamah

Empress Njamah

Julius Agwu

Julius Agwu

Florence Ita Giwa

Florence Ita Giwa

DJ Jimmy Jatt

DJ Jimmy Jatt

Kenny Saint Best

Kenny Saint Best

Dayo Ephraim

Dayo Ephraim



Dayo Adeneye

Dayo Adeneye

Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe

Baba Dee

Baba Dee

Grace Amah

Grace Amah

Saheed Balogun

Saheed Balogun

Iyabo Ojo

Iyabo Ojo

Ugo Igbokwe

Ugo Igbokwe

Chinedu & Nneoma Ikedieze

Chinedu & Nneoma Ikedieze

Sammy & Ozioma Okposo

Sammy & Ozioma Okposo

Susan Peters

Susan Peters

Aneke Twins

Aneke Twins

ID Ogungbe

ID & Funbi Ogungbe

Eniola Badmus & Dayo Amusa

Eniola Badmus & Dayo Amusa

Julius Agwu, Susan Peters & Funny Bone

Julius Agwu, Susan Peters & Funny Bone

KSB & Kenny Ogungbe

KSB & Kenny Ogungbe

Freeze & Opeyemi

Freeze & Opeyemi



Florence Ita Giwa &  Abike Dabiri Erewa

Florence Ita Giwa & Abike Dabiri Erewa

Essence & KSB

Essence & KSB

Ali Baba, Chidi Mokeme & DJ Jimmy Jatt

Ali Baba, Chidi Mokeme & DJ Jimmy Jatt

AY, Kcee, Julius Agwu & Chidi Mokeme

AY, Kcee, Julius Agwu & Chidi Mokeme

Watch the footage of the event

Full List of Winners
Best Occasions Wear Designer – Deola Sagoe (Odua Originals)
Best Indigenous Attires Designer – Vivid Imagination (Godwin Mekwuye)
Most Elegant Woman (30s category) – Shade 0koya
Most Elegant Woman (40s category) – Nike Oshinowo
Most Elegant Woman (50s category) – Ngozi Nkoloenyi
Most Elegant Woman (60s category) – Florence Ita-Giwa
Most Stylish Man (30s category) -Dbanj
Most Stylish Man (40s category) – Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede
Most Stylish Man (50s category) – Rev Chris Okotie
Most Stylish Man (60s category) – Lanre Ogunlesi of Sofisticat
Most Stylish Man (70s category) – Alex Akinyele
Lifetime Achievement, Substance and Style – Michael Subomi Balogun
Lifetime Achievement Substance and Elegance – Florence Ita-Giwa
Special Recognition Award, Style Leader – Abiola Dosumu
Special Recognition Award, Pace setting Designer – Abah Folawiyo
Special Recognition Award, Culture Aficionado -Nike Davis Okundaye
Most Adorable First Lady – Dame Emmanuella Abimbola Fashola
Most Elegant First Lady -Dame Judith Amaechi
Special Recognition Award, Pace setting Clothier -Tex Egbedi (Texen)
Best Promoter of Styles – Da Viva
Most Stylish Governor – Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan
Most Elegant National Assembly Member – Abike Dabiri Erewa
Most Stylish Senator – Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon
Fastest Growing Fashion Brand -Twice as Nice
Most Stylish Entertainer – Julius Agwu
Most Elegant Entertainer – Miss Ebube Nwagbo
Best Clothier – Twice as Nice
Most Influential Fashion Brand -Sofisticat

Photo Credit: Black House Media | Nigeria Films

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  • 62 Comments on “Who Looked Stylish in Black & White? Chidi Mokeme, Susan Peters, Julius Agwu, Ebube Nwagbo, KSB, AY & More at the 2013 Encomium Black & White Ball in Lagos | Photos & Video”

    • Masked April 29, 2013 at 4:45 PM

      BN, i always wonder why you don’t acknowledge ID Ogungbe’s wife when you tag their pictures…Her name is Funbi Ogungbe, pls take note

    • Fashionbabe April 29, 2013 at 4:50 PM


    • anonymous April 29, 2013 at 4:59 PM

      eniola badmus get d booth, wat did she think was happening ere..tacky..ewwwwwww

    • anonymous April 29, 2013 at 5:00 PM

      sorry dayo amusa..ewwwwwwwwwwww

    • Maureen April 29, 2013 at 5:07 PM

      LOL,some people”s dressing nawa

    • Adesewa April 29, 2013 at 5:10 PM

      susan! susan!! susan !!! all the way.

    • Aida Ameera April 29, 2013 at 5:11 PM


    • vee April 29, 2013 at 5:15 PM

      dayo amusa should just turn around and go back home..she gets the boot!

    • Isatou Dumbuya April 29, 2013 at 5:35 PM

      chidi mokeme was really hot on dat day he s lookin so lovely muaaahhhh

    • Fifi April 29, 2013 at 5:46 PM

      Ita giwa wins it…dis is the best ive ever seen her dress,age appropriate…the yuros actresses all get comma,iyabo n mercy use the same tailor,why?because iyabo is wearing the black n silver version of the controversail outfit she wore the nite her husband caught her…aunty gbo gbo bigz girl wit dis her white missionary mother sandals,please retire the shoes biko

    • Retrochic April 29, 2013 at 5:47 PM

      Ebube Nwagbo gets my vote

    • Naija Realist April 29, 2013 at 5:55 PM

      Leather pants and leather coat in Lagos? Some dudes strong o… SMDH

      • oyin April 29, 2013 at 6:49 PM

        I’m always thinking this same thing oh! phomo is heavy stuff, then you purit in the heat!! #IJustKent

      • Aduke April 29, 2013 at 10:33 PM

        Imagine that??! *Sigh* Very disturbing n too embarrassing! Lol..I can’t!

    • Zero April 29, 2013 at 6:02 PM

      Hmmn..Na WOWO just full here sha…shettt!!!!!

    • TINNU April 29, 2013 at 6:05 PM

      funbi ogungbe wow still has dat figure after yrs of marriage.kudos

    • whocares April 29, 2013 at 7:14 PM

      lmaoooo. oooh Nigerian celebs.. they always make my day! loool. foundations, my gods the foundations *palm face*. Aunty KSB, what is with the leather gloves na? sister Dayo Amusa you look like a fattened cow being led to the slaughter. oooh Susan Peters, im beginning to develop a female crush!! she looked absolutely amazing, so did empress, but that white powder on her face…

    • Naveah April 29, 2013 at 7:56 PM

      “Best Occasions Wear Designer?” I can’t even stop laughing! REALLY BWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWAHahahahahaha Nigerians you will NOT kill me for my parents o abeg una. Why not just simply “Best Formal Wear Designer” OR “Best Evening Wear Designer”?

    • Bel April 29, 2013 at 8:01 PM

      I am in love with Senator Florence Ita-Giwa’s dress.
      Keep the flag flying…………..

    • Bel April 29, 2013 at 8:03 PM

      @ FIFI…..True…..
      I can get over that dress. One of her best outfits,
      She wore it well and the colour is right.

    • Nike April 29, 2013 at 8:41 PM

      LOOOOOOOOOOOOOL. Na wa!!!!
      So many misses. Pls whats up with Dayo Amus O.O

    • Tongryang Pantu April 29, 2013 at 9:02 PM


    • Just saying... April 29, 2013 at 9:52 PM

      Mercy and Grace work it for me but l wld av preferred red nails @ Mercy
      Gosh, those twins look like ‘mirrors’

    • Aduke April 29, 2013 at 10:10 PM

      Abeg not feeling this! The guys rather tried a bit.
      Senator Ita-Giwa’s dress is very beautiful n age appropriate minus those bow ties to me tho
      Julius Agwu looks nice too.
      That’s it!

      • Suzzie April 30, 2013 at 12:00 PM


        • Aduke April 30, 2013 at 8:57 PM

          Thank u luv! Hehe..

    • you must havereallyfelt... April 29, 2013 at 10:18 PM

      Abike Dabiri-Erewa look good

    • you must havereallyfelt... April 29, 2013 at 10:18 PM


    • ay April 29, 2013 at 10:45 PM

      Kefee, never gets it right choi!

    • Miss Flygerian April 29, 2013 at 11:05 PM

      Grace Amah for the win….absolutely classy.

      • Bunmi_Fak April 30, 2013 at 6:55 AM

        Yeah, maybe if this was a wedding ceremony

    • aduke omo oge April 29, 2013 at 11:41 PM

      Sophisticat&twice as nice ke. Kini won ta?

    • BimOgs April 29, 2013 at 11:59 PM

      nah!!!! this event shouldn’t have made it to this page at all. these are suppose to be our celebrities but they look like nonentities!!! many of the guys look like they borrowed the suits no fitting @ all ‘cept for a few. and the babes, lets not even go there. for the first time, Florence Ita Giwa won my heart but most of the ladies, tacky much *SMH*

    • miss kristaal April 30, 2013 at 1:18 AM

      Is it me or is there something wrong with the pictures..Their faces are …..

    • No Long Thing April 30, 2013 at 1:29 AM

      This kneegro Freeze is pouting and doing the peace sign? Someone needs to grow up.

    • dammylee April 30, 2013 at 2:15 AM

      Yoruba actors and actresses stepping out. We need to see more of you

    • ibukungeorge April 30, 2013 at 2:21 AM

      @Fifi lol

    • Msunderstood April 30, 2013 at 3:20 AM

      Ebube, mercy a-hot hot

    • Bvf April 30, 2013 at 4:22 AM

      Wow Ebube looking lovely… 100%

    • Joe April 30, 2013 at 6:44 AM

      Some dressing good…odas na wawawa…

    • Bunmi_Fak April 30, 2013 at 6:47 AM

      DJ Jimmy Jat why do you have a cap on oh?? SMH

    • Temizzy April 30, 2013 at 7:18 AM

      hahahahahahahahaha this pics though, well i like the Aneke twin girls *kiss Kiss*

    • Hurperyermie April 30, 2013 at 8:52 AM

      i also love the Aneke twins attire some where lovely some where hmmmmmmmmmm it is well

    • Observer... April 30, 2013 at 9:15 AM

      Naija’s D list.

    • julit April 30, 2013 at 9:32 AM

      Akpororo can dance!!!!!! why do these people where platforms????? i need answers pls

    • eniola April 30, 2013 at 9:59 AM

      Baba Dee, i’m like WTF! Iyabo Ojo should have gone for straight hair, her hair competing with the furs on her shoulder just didn’t look right, Anty KSB, you never cease to amaze me, Dayo Ephraim i’m love struck on u jare,the Ikediezes,Aneke twins,ID and Funbi Ogungbe and Okposos looked good.

    • Concerned April 30, 2013 at 10:22 AM

      Julius Agwu’s style has really evolved over the years. There is no doubt that he is very stylish. He continues to be on point at every outing.

    • amarachi April 30, 2013 at 11:32 AM

      I really love Susan Peters clothe

    • princess ewah April 30, 2013 at 4:17 PM

      susan peterssssss,,,,,, that dress is not for ur body type…it just emphasized ur boyish frame……aneke twins,,,,, gown too long. were you guys trying to sweep the carpet? besides leave the primark purses for us….you guys are celebs……….spend your money jor! ita giwa,,,,,,,,, ur ribbons ?
      one too many…..not age appropriate…….best dressed guy CHIDI MOKEME

    • word April 30, 2013 at 6:18 PM


    • kiki April 30, 2013 at 6:28 PM

      The Aneke twins should just stop. This is beyond ridiculous.

    • temiadun April 30, 2013 at 8:27 PM

      Chinedu and Nneoma get my vote

    • meldibson April 30, 2013 at 11:24 PM

      SO many things (may D son)… went WRONG!!!

    • merci May 1, 2013 at 9:25 AM

      No one stood out in a good way. Too many misses-not enough time to critique.

    • Julit May 1, 2013 at 11:12 AM


    • Onyi May 2, 2013 at 1:43 AM

      Mercy Aigbe looks scary.

    • Cathy May 2, 2013 at 9:47 AM

      Ebube nwagbo and Chidinma mokeme alwayz stands out

    • Opsy May 2, 2013 at 10:10 AM

      @Fifi, Eniola’s shoes are in vogue. Have seen it on Kim K and Osas Ighodaro recently.

    • dor dor May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

      Are you guys for real???

    • Maryjane May 3, 2013 at 2:21 PM

      Julius Agwu is a good dresser

    • julius agwu is a dresser, mad taste

    • Thelma May 4, 2013 at 9:13 AM