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New Afrika Shrine hosts French President Macron, Governor Ambode, Celebrities to “Celebrate African Culture”



French President Emmanuel Macron was at the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos for the Celebrate African Culture event hosted by Trace Nigeria and Ecobank.

The event, hosted by Banky W, was attended by Mo Abudu, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Alexx Ekubo, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Eunice Omole, Tosin Odunfa, Ozzy Agu, Kunle Afolayan, Yomi Fasho Lanso, Steve Babeko, Michael Ugwu.

Former governor of Anambra state Peter Obi, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, Desmond Elliot, and Lai Mohammed were also in attendance.

See photos below:

Steve Babaeko

Yomi Fash Lanso

Alexx Ekubo

Desmond Elliot

Desmond Elliot and Kemi Lala Akindoju

Kemi Lala Akindoju

Kunle Afolayan

Toni Kan

Ade Bantu

Nike Davies-Okundaye

Ozzy Agu

Ruth Osime, Nkiru Anumudu

Tosin Odunfa

Tosyn Bucknor, Aurélien Boyer, Ozzy Agu

Genevieve Nnaji

Rico Swavey


Michael Ugwu

Chuey Chu

Babatunde Fowler

Femi Falana


Eunice Omole

Yeni Kuti


Femi Kuti

Wole Soyinka

President Macron, Governor Ambode, Femi Kuti and Tokini Peterside

Ndidi Emefiele, Abrahama Oghobase, Tokini Peterside, Victor Ehikhamenor

Banky W

Ecobank Nigeria’s Charles Kie giving the opening remark

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

Ramsey Nouah

Banky W and President Macron

Ruth Osime, Ben Murray-Bruce, Mo Abudu

Keturah King and President Macron

Photo Credit: @insignaonline | @moabudu | @keturah_king


  1. x-factor

    July 4, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Dear BN
    That is Segun Awolowo in the picture and NOT Tunde Fowler ….

  2. Tony

    July 4, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    When Buhari goes to France let’s see how many celebrities will turn up for cultural events. Nigerians are always ready to dress for the camera.

    • tunmi

      July 4, 2018 at 6:40 pm

      The nigerians in France are free to host one

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