Nigerian media personality Ariyike Akinbobola held the December 2012 edition of her networking event Best of Both Worlds at the N-Tyce Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Hosted by Adams Ibrahim, Moet Abebe and Pearl of Soundcity TV, the event saw in attendance entertainment personalities including Denrele Edun, Noble Igwe, Toke Makinwa and Dipp.
As part of BOBW’s aim to create a platform for upcoming artistes and fashion designers to showcase their talents, M-Thrill, Leo Wonder, Ololade Cucu, Miss Bimi and 17 Voices belted out their songs while budding design label Fablane by Derin displayed its pieces.
Guests enjoyed jokes by MC Prince, Extreme Comedy, MC Akpomaly, MC Parrot and Tyvy Funny as well as an open mic session on unprotected sex and its effects. According to Ariyike, there was a best dressed competition and media personality Toke Makinwa won for her plunging neckline brown jumpsuit paired with black pumps, a black belt and a statement neck piece.
BOBW December 2012 Photos
BOBW January 2013 Photos
The January edition of Best of Both Worlds was held on Wednesday 23rd January 2013 at the X-Quisite Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos. Hosted by Ariyike Akinbobola and MC Prince, the event was a blend of learning and fun.
Guests enjoyed a 30 minutes interactive session with a young Nigerian entrepreneur Nicholas Okoye (President of Annabel Leadership Academy/Annabel Mobile Phones). He gave an inspiring talk on power and encouraged guests to remain focused and believe in themselves.
Artists who performed at the event include Pheel, Eminic, 17 voices, Sewa, Doveman, IJay, Isaac Geralds and Ladi Genesis. Upcoming act OD Woods performed his hit track “Go below” for models as they showcased pieces by fashion designer Perola.
Comedians MC Prince and Extreme Comedy were also present to deliver rib cracking jokes.
Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna