ID Africa has announced media personality, Bolanle Olukanni, as the host for the ninth edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference, NECLive.
Bolanle Olukanni is a TV host and filmmaker known for hosting Project Fame West Africa, The Juice and Moments with Mo. She hosted NECLive8 in 2021 becoming the first woman to do so and will be reprising the role at Landmark Event Centre in Lagos where the conference will take place on Friday, April 29, 2021. NECLive9 will be simultaneously broadcast live on Hip TV (DStv and GOtv) and online platforms.
In 2017, the filmmaker directed and produced her first documentary titled “God’s Wives”, which received a nomination for Best Documentary at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
For the highly anticipated entertainment conference, speakers and participants will discuss the theme “Sustaining The African Momentum.” focusing on economic power for self and country, opportunities via communities of Africans in the diaspora and social impact and development through entertainment.
Other confirmed speakers for NECLive9 include Anyiko Owoko from Kenya, actor and comedian, Mr. Macaroni, founder of ChessInSlums, Tunde Onakoya, Dr Busola Tejumola, the Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice, Aline Gahongayire, Rwandan gospel music star, Broadcaster Osi Suave, Sam Onyemelukwe, media executive, Broadcaster Mozez Praiz and more.
NECLive9 is organised by ID Africa in partnership with AV Edge, MTV Base, African Movie Channel, 7Even Interactive Limited, MultiChoice, Trace TV, X3M Ideas, Legit.ng, Mirus Events, Trace TVHuce Valeris, The GreenRoom Nigeria, Landmark Centre, Plaqad and BHM.
News source: TheGuardian