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Terence Sambo hosts first edition of OneNigerianBoy networking event for Creative Professionals

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The first edition of the OneNigerianBoy networking event for creative professionals took place on the 22nd of January 2011 at Bishop’s Cottage in Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was targeted at key people in the creative industry and was organised to create an intimate platform for people from different fields in the industry to meet and to help inspire creative collaboration.

The debut event was a small gathering with 20 young industry insiders invited for a delicious “family style” lunch. The event was well attended by creative professionals including stylists, fashion editors, fashion photographers, filmmakers, TV presenters and designers. The purpose of the event was fulfilled as many of the guests are already collaborating by working on innovative new projects.

The next edition of the event is tentatively scheduled for April 2011. According to Terence Sambo, the organizer of the event and Creative head of OneNigerianBoy, “My aim is to get a varied selection of creatives in and spark off collaborations that are advantageous to the industry here“.
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Model - Chantelle Unachukwu

TV Presenter for STV - Yvonne "Vixen" Ekwere

Fashion Editor for FAB Magazine/Designer/Stylist - Yoanna Pepper Okwesa

Designer, Meena - Uju Offiah

Filmmaker - Bolaji Kekere-Ekun

Photographer - Toni Tones

Designer - Bridget Awosika

Producer - Nkechi Bakare

Stylist/Designer - Adebayo Oke-Lawal

Stylist/Designer - Bubu Ogisi

Peter Bello

Model - Makida Moka

Stylist - Bolaji Animashaun

Designer, Kemkemstudio - Kemmy Solomon

Jumoke Sanwo

Nneka

Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi

40 Comments

  1. Ib

    February 21, 2011 at 11:26 am

    ermmmmhhhhh……

  2. THE AMAKA

    February 21, 2011 at 11:34 am

    so the bathroom slippers girl, Chantelle Unachukwu, is now a model? for where? damn, everyone is a model in naija nowadays. and that thing on her head reminds me of Minnie Mouse. lol #not hating, just saying.
    Makida Moka is cute cute cute.
    Bridget Awosika looks tired/drained/or idk what it is. something seems off.
    Toni Tones will not kill me with that pose! LOL.
    and LMAO @ the “WHO’S THE DADDY?” shirt.

    • moi

      February 21, 2011 at 6:30 pm

      Girlfriend ur post always has me cracking with suppressed laughter

    • Toriola

      February 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm

      Oh no i was thinking the same darn thing…Bridget can use a vacation. She looks exhausted!

    • kay

      February 22, 2011 at 6:05 am

      Awww my baby bridget thank God for that ur gorgeous smile here o. U do look kinda tired :(. Ur not looking ur usual glam self. Ok sorry I know its a casual thing abi. But babe don’t overwork urself o. Seems she’s lost weight abi na the baggy pants? We still love bridget awosika anyways 🙂 🙂

    • pepepe

      February 22, 2011 at 12:14 am

      I am sure making that sarcastic comment has made you feel better. Just so you know she is the Ituen Basi muse.

      Anyways looks like a great event.Good Job Terence

    • THE AMAKA

      February 22, 2011 at 5:42 am

      and so? does it change the fact that her headgear reminds me of what Minnie Mouse wears on her head? lol

    • mbabazi

      February 23, 2011 at 2:12 pm

      the thing on her head is actually cute.me likey
      mbabaziannet.blogspot.com

  3. Lady Gaga/French Niara

    February 21, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    1st youpi

    • THE AMAKA

      February 21, 2011 at 12:57 pm

      NOT QUITE!!! LOL
      🙂

    • Ib

      February 22, 2011 at 8:59 am

      LOL…the Amaka….u are really not taking prisoners…smh

  4. Lady Gaga/French Niara

    February 21, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    hi terence just to wish courage .i ccan c ur reallywoking hard to make it

  5. bobbydox

    February 21, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    this is just a spectacular Event baba Terence u try o

  6. Hali

    February 21, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    looks like y’all had fun!

  7. Ifeyinwa

    February 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    I think they all know themselves. It doesn’t look like an open thing to me. Please correct me if I am wrong… thanks 🙂

  8. C. Green

    February 21, 2011 at 4:58 pm

    Why did we need to know about this again

    • Pearl

      February 22, 2011 at 10:55 am

      C.Green u just read ma mind. Since when did serving lunch to a group of friends qualify as “news worthy” global update???*scratching ma head*…AMAKA u always find a way to make me laugh, its high time Uche offers u a job as the official critic!

  9. NNENNE

    February 21, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    The food is inviting.Yum…

  10. peperempe

    February 21, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    So basically the guy invites his friends out to lunch and it is supposed to be news? Bella please maybe it is time to consider including gossip on the site. Maybe then we wouldn’t have to abide such dreariness.

    By the way you can give Terrence and Lawal my number (08033130022). I can hook them up with some stylists.

    • lol

      February 22, 2011 at 12:14 pm

      lol too funny…

    • MissMe

      February 22, 2011 at 7:05 pm

      #GBAM!

  11. Kemi

    February 21, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    And the pictures of the food………..?????

  12. maya

    February 22, 2011 at 12:47 am

    i dont understand d food?r we not africans wats wiv d veggies n all?n pls som1 educate me on the purpose of the meeting again?mscheeew!!!

    • nuella

      February 22, 2011 at 6:29 pm

      are you – KIDDING me!!!!!!!!! africans don’t eat HEALTHY again???? so we only eat eba abi??? GTFOH!

    • Toriola

      February 23, 2011 at 2:59 pm

      if they had put photos of Eba and Banga soup, now you will say that’s razz, nigerians eat healthy stuff. **SMH**

  13. D.O.T.M.H.

    February 22, 2011 at 12:53 am

    “Networking event for Creative Professionals”. Seriously?! These people would just be putting undue pressure on themselves. They should focus on building their brands/businesses and stop with all the irrelevant get-togethers and attention seeking. Who tagged them “Professionals”?! Sheesh! So not looking forward to moving back to Lagos. mscheew.

  14. DarlinMay

    February 22, 2011 at 2:50 am

    when did Nkechi aka nikki bakare become a producer abeg? hissss pple just dash themselves titles these days. she wants to now act all goody n productive eh? photographer, producer, club promoter, n d rest. okay o!

  15. ChicT

    February 22, 2011 at 3:22 am

    How people get delight from being harsh and degrading the effort of others is beyond me.I remember when LPM started, people had lots of mean things to say …now LPM is a force to be reckoned with in Lagos.This is the first Terence meet/event and the sky is the limit for an initiative like this. You guys are the ones giving yourself heart attack over what someone else chooses to do with their time.

    Well done Terence.

  16. Toriola

    February 22, 2011 at 3:23 am

    wow toni Tones really focusing on this modeling thingie

    • kerihilson

      February 22, 2011 at 1:51 pm

      who is that chic on white singlet top and black beads??? shes hot!

  17. Lara

    February 22, 2011 at 6:48 am

    Makida is hawt

  18. tana

    February 22, 2011 at 9:52 am

    actually quite like that scarf on chantell and i like tonitone’s dress.

  19. butterfly

    February 22, 2011 at 1:55 pm

    dayunm!….i guess chicT told y’all!!! @the amaka, pearl, c.green, maya, D.O.T.M.H… @Peperempe? u dint have to say a danmed thing if u dint know wat to! what makes ur stylist so hot? hu du u bloody think u r? the fact that u even have sum1 paid to help u pick clothes out sez a lot abt ur personal style…-.
    nd no, they rnt my friends, nd no i’m not being paid to serve u ur medicine
    and hell no, u better not say more.
    luv the ituen bassi bow btw…

    • THE AMAKA

      February 25, 2011 at 8:40 am

      you need to chill out! are you the only one allowed to make comments here? OR are we only “allowed” to comment if it to your liking? it was meant to be a joke, after all, im not forcing you to agree with me.
      now i will return the favor. what makes YOUR style so hot? and who do YOU think you are?

  20. chicnicity

    February 22, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    reading peoples comments enuf comment but common its just some coupla friends hanging out n having fun…is it news worthy?the panel has it!looool..its just so funny peoples!

  21. asa

    February 23, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    I love Yonna pepper and Bolaji’s braid, it looks gorgeous,almost everyone at the event is a stylist/designer,is that like a new trend

  22. Miss Face

    February 23, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    How can anyone still have the energy to dish out comments on anything this week? Are u kidding me? So y’all want to tell me u have all recovered from taofik okoya’s man-cleavage-lycra-wrap top shocker? Or u havent seen the post on the mania mag launch? I am still dazed, i dont know how u can still have any strength left after the horror of all horrors! Look, nothing on BN this year can beat taofik’s……………….i dont know wat to call it. WHaaaat!

  23. Mary007

    February 24, 2011 at 5:15 am

    I think people are unnecessary harsh this is good networking for it to work you need people with like minds and ideas and in the same field which is entertainment

  24. Godwin tl'r Wi

    February 25, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    Networking does the trick to expanding bizness and ideas… i love the idea; just hope i’ll have the privilege some day. @onenigerianboy keep the good job going.

  25. avid

    June 7, 2011 at 11:45 pm

    This is great, I hope to hear about the next one. I would love to be part of it.

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