It’s going to be celebrity couples affair at the sixth edition of the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards (NBMA) as showbiz impresario, Charly Boy and his wife, Lady Di will square up with Isaac and Nneka Moses of Goge Africa fame.
NBMA, the pioneer award for TV/Radio broadcasters and on-air personalities, will hold on Saturday 27th February, 2016 at the Grand Ballroom of Barcelona Hotels, Wuse 2, Abuja.
The choice of Abuja, is imperative this time around, as all previous editions of the annual event were held in Lagos.
However, the eccentric Denrele Edun is expected take charge of the cocktail and red carpet session and on the wheels- of- steel is effervescent DJ Phyz, the South Africa based Nigerian turntable whiz kid.
Among the lined-up programmes to add glitz and glamour to the event include live studio broadcast, a red carpet reception, dance drama, fashion exhibition, command performances from shining music and comedy stars, and other side attractions.
Cocktails and the red carpet event will start 2pm and main event is slated for 4pm, prompt.
However, due to the numerous categories, some award winners will be announced during the cocktail/red carpet session slated for 2pm.
115 competitive categories are up for grabs for over 500 nominees for the 6th NBMA, the ongoing voting exercise, which commenced a few weeks ago, will be closed by midnight of Tuesday 23rd February, 2016.
Charly Boy needs no introduction in the Nigerian entertainment industry. The famous Area FADA has a very robust and intimidating profile that can be adapted into a book. His track record in the broadcasting industry are yet to be broken as the likes of Charly Boy Show, Zoom Time are the TV programs which still keep his name on the lips of many.
The Grand Commander of people’s Army is of many parts, and if we may ask, which part of Charly Boy did you know? It’s Zoom Time for Charly Boy Show at the 6th Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards.
Lady Di: You may not be wrong to call her Area MAMA, or how could one explain her marriage of 38 years to an eccentric and misunderstood showbiz impresario, Area FADA?
Diane Oputa Nee Rogers was born in South Carolina in the United States of America. She is the first child in a family of four. Lady Di as she is fondly called is a singer and artist with high taste for arts. Lady Di is the brain behind Taakra Academy, a resource platform, whose mission is to empower the youth and young hearted through Arts and Craft.
AMB. Metche ISAAC MOSES Popularly known as the voice merchant, Isaac Moses is the Chief Executive Officer of Goge Africa World Wide Limited, a media and tourism brand he founded in 1999 with his wife Nneka.
This prolific producer/director has in the past two decades developed the brand equity of many community festivals especially in Nigeria, while projecting the best image of Africa to the world.
He is the twin brain behind the multiple award winning TV programme, Goge Africa. A program he conceptualized and nurtured with his wife and business partner from inception and built into a respectable culture and tourism brand in Africa.
His focused visionary leadership, expertise and resilience have resulted in over 17-year foot-hold in the media and travel sector.
He is a popular face on television. A model and pioneer actor in early Nollywood movies. He is more known as the presenter and director of Goge Africa TV programme, presently shown on AIT Network, Africa Magic Channel 154 and more than 15 other TV channels within and outside Africa.
He has made a mark as one of Nigeria’s most successful voice artist; little wonder he continues to enjoy the patronage of advertisers for documentary, radio and TV voice over, even beyond the shores of Nigeria.
He has travelled to over 32 countries in 4 continents showcasing the rich heritage, investment opportunities, culture and the positive spirit of Africa for close to 2 decades on TV.
Before then, this graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria was the Executive Director of Albatross promotions, a media company he founded and nurtured for many years.
His works and contribution to humanity have won him several awards and recognitions including the Young Ambassador for Peace in 2011 by UNIVERSAL PEACE FEDERATION
AMB. NNEKA ISAAC MOSES She is the twin brain behind the multiple award winning TV programme, Goge Africa. A program she conceptualized and nurtured with her husband and business partner from inception and built into a respectable culture and tourism brand in Africa.
Although she is an enterprising, extroverted and customer-focused sales leader with a natural ability for building new business and forging loyalty with clients and vendors; she finds fulfillment in media production as it provides her the opportunity to express her creative ingenuity.
Her creative and strategic action plans have resulted in over 17-year foot-hold in the industry.
She is a business woman, public speaker, scriptwriter, fashion designer, wife and mother.
She has travelled to over 32 countries in 4 continents showcasing the rich heritage, investment opportunities, culture and the positive spirit of Africa for close to 2 decades on TV.
Before then, this graduate of University of Lagos was the creative director of Akenn. G Limited, a fashion House she founded and nurtured for many years.
Her works and contribution to humanity have won several awards and recognitions including the Young Ambassador for Peace in 2011 by UNIVERSAL PEACE FEDERATION
It’s going to be a gathering of broadcasting heavy weights and society big-wigs as the highly anticipated Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards (NBMA), packaged by CrystalPearl Communications, promises to be an evening to remember. You can’t afford to miss it!