The Kokomaster D’banj has a way of drawing all attention to himself whenever he walks into a room. It was no different at the 2013 Encomium Black & White Ball.
The Multi award winning entertainer and businessman D’banj was crown as the most Stylish Nigerian Entertainer 2013. He was crown by Encomium Weekly, one of Nigeria’s most
respected celebrity and entertainment journals.
The Encomium Black & White Ball/
Elegance & Style awards, held at Ruby
Gardens Lekki, Lagos on Sunday April 14, 2013.
Other awards won by individuals were as follows:
1) Best Occasions Wear Designer – Deola Sagoe (Odua Originals)
2)Best Indigenous Attires Designer -Vivid Imagination (Godwin Mekwuye)
3)Most Elegant Woman (30′s category) – Chief (Mrs) Shade 0koya
4)Most Elegant Woman (40′s category) – Chief Nike Oshinowo
5)Most Elegant Woman (50′s category) – Mrs. Ngozi Nkoloenyi
6)Most Elegant Woman (60′s category) – Senator (Princess) Florence Ita Giwa
7)Most Stylist Man (30′s category) -Dbanj
8)Most Stylish Man (40′s category) -Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede
9)Most Stylish Man (50′s category) -Rev Chris Okotie
10)Most Stylist Man (60′s category) -Mr Lanre Ogunlesi, Sofisticat)
11)Most Stylist Man (70′s category) -High Chief Alex Akinyele
12)Life time Achievement, Substance and Style -Otunba Michael Subomi Balogun
13)Life time Achievement Substance and Elegance – Senator( Princess ) Florence Ita Giwa
14)Special Recognition Award, Style Leader – Erelu Abiola Dosumu
15)Special Recognition Award, Pace setting Designer -Hajia Abah Folawiyo
16)Special Recognition Award, Culture
Aficionado-Chief (Mrs) Nike Davis
17)Most Adorable First Lady – Dame
Emmanuella Abimbola Fashola
18)Most Elegant First Lady – Dame Judith Amaechi
19)Special Recognition Award, Pace setting Clothier – Mr Tex Egbedi (Texen)
20)Best Promoter of Styles – Da Viva
21)Most Stylish Governor – Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan
22)Most Elegant National Assembly
Member – Hon Abike Dabiri Erewa
23)Most Stylish Senator – Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon
24)Fastest growing Fashion Brand -Twice as Nice
25)Most Stylish Entertainer – Mr Julius Agwu
26)Most Elegant Entertainer – Miss Ebube Nwagbo
27)Best Clothier – Twice as Nice
28)Most Influential Fashion Brand –
Speaking after receiving her award, Florence Ita-Giwa said, “It is good I’m being awarded while I can still wear high heels and walk up the stage to receive this award”.
The Lifestyle and Fashion Awards and
Fashion runway is a first of its kind. This is to help showcase designs from
2 feared dead as policemen and alleged #EndSARS protesters clash in Enugu
“No where is safe” is the current situation of Nigeria.
The police is said to have killed two protesters in Enugu after a supposed heated clash.
According to an eyewitness, the protesters were initially chased away with a tear gas and after sometime, they returned with guns. They directed their shots to the police station near Nike Lake resort.
The police accepted the challenge and fired back, and this resulted in the death of two young men.
See graphic video below;
It got really bad at Abakpa Enugu. The protesters and policemen had a face off as both parties had guns. Two people reportedly dead. #EndSarsNow #EndSARSBrutality #LekkiMassacre .. Which way Nigeria??? pic.twitter.com/sTRIfxNH6y
— elsaint (@elsainty) October 21, 2020
‘We Will Never Forget Lekki Massacre’ – Rapper M.I. Abaga
Nigerian rapper, Jude Abaga, popularly known as MI, has reacted to the massacre that took place at the #EndSARS protest ground at Lekki Tollgate. The rapper and entertainment entrepreneur took to his Twitter page to condemn the killing and state that the night will not be erased from history.
In his words:
“WE WILL NEVER FORGET THE NIGHT OUR GOVERNMENT KILLED US FOR ASKING THEM NOT TO KILL US #LekkiMassacre #EndSARS #CrimesAgainstHumanity”
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The shooting of unarmed peaceful protesters by military officers on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 has received global attention with international political dignitaries and celebrities using their Twitter platforms to tweet regarding the incident.
See MI Abaga’s post below:
Lekki Massacre Totally Unacceptable: Comedian Alibaba
Nigerian comedian, Alibaba, has reacted to the shooting of unarmed protesters at Lekki Tollgate by military officers on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
The veteran comedian cum actor and events compere took to his Instagram page to condemn the incident. Part of his post reads:
“The biggest mistake any democratically elected government can make, is to hand over its control to the military. Because in doing that, you have undermined the constitution, you have canceled the purpose of the National Assembly, made nonsense of the Supreme Court and confirmed that the Presidency cannot manage the country’s affairs.
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By sending soldiers to the street, government is clearly, Planting that idea, without knowing it, that the ultimate leadership is in the hands of the soldiers.”
See his full post below:
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