Everything You Need To Know About The Star-Studded Annual Event


The Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2017, NECLive5, which is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Landmark Events Centre, Lagos is an event every entertainer should attend.

NEC Live is an event established by Black House Media [BHM] in 2012 as a platform for industry elites to meet, socialize, discuss and strategize on how to move the Nigerian entertainment industry forward.

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NEC Live is the biggest entertainment conference in Africa, providing a credible platform for discussions driving the growth of the industry. This year’s event marks the 5th edition and will be hosted by ace comedian Tee A.

With its theme: ‘It’s Time for Africa,’ NECLive5 promises to be a massive explosion with its star-studded panel.

NECLive5 features Ace comedian, Ali Baba, Fuji maestro K1 the Ultimate, funny man Basketmouth, Viacom Africa Executive Vice President Alex Okosi, award-winning singer, Tiwa Savage and ace broadcaster Patrick Doyle, as some of the big names that would be speaking at the conference.


Toke Makinwa, who has built one of the most remarkable careers in modern broadcasting, will also be there to share working tips for intending broadcasters.

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Others personalities scheduled to participate include popular comedian Teju Babyface, Media entrepreneur Opa Williams, talented musician and producer Cobhams Asuquo, and comedian Arole.

They will join an impressive list of panelists comprising Doja Allen, Chidinma Ekile, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Adesua Etomi, Chichi Nwoko, ID Cabasa, Adebantu, Adewale Ayuba, Daddy Showkey, Patrick Doyle, Frank Donga, Fela Oke, Dolapo Oni, Frank Edoho, Shola Thompson, Basorge, Jide Taiwo, Akin Shuga and more.


NecLive5 Attendees range from artistes, media personalities, sponsors, panelists, performers, speakers and more.

Attendees will engage in several conversations on key issues bordering on the structure, policies, business models, benefits of the growing global adoption of African entertainment and how to effectively position the industry in emerging economies to take full advantage of opportunities.

Tonto Dikeh will be joining other actors, producers, and Nollywood insiders to discuss Nollywood and how to make it better.


Previous notable speakers at the event include former Information Minister, Frank Nweke Jnr, renowned economist, Pat Utomi, Managing Director of Multichoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, Funke Akindele, D’banj, Banky W, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, 2face Idibia, Mo’ Abudu, Davido, Emeka Mba, Amaka Igwe, Audu Maikori, Kola Oyeyemi, M.I Abaga, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Lagbaja, Tolu Ogunlesi, Zeb Ejiro among others.

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To attend NECLive5 register here.

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