Genevive Nnaji, Donald Duke, Tiwa Savage, Uti Attend Mo Abudu’s 50th Birthday...

Genevive Nnaji, Donald Duke, Tiwa Savage, Uti Attend Mo Abudu’s 50th Birthday Party (PHOTOS)

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on September 14, 2014
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Mo with her children

Media mogul, Mo Abudu celebrated her 50th birthday on Saturday, September 13, 2014 in a society event at the grand ballroom of the Oriental Hotel in Lagos.

Celebrities and icons of industry were present to celebrate with Abudu, who is Chairman and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle network.

The black tie and glam event started with red carpet. The event was tagged “[email protected] 50…Celebrating Sisterhood” with the aim of celebrating women of distinction in different categories of life and business. 10 categories of unsung heroes were awarded for their quiet but extraordinary and exemplary achievements.

Guests at the event included Nigeria’s A-list set Genevive Nnaji, Tiwa Savage, Funke Akindele, Basket Mouth, Julius Agwu, Iyanya, Tonye Cole, Donald Duke, Dele Momodu, Adesuwa Onyenokwe,  Abike Dabiri, Joseph Benjamin, Uti Nwachukwu, Bode Pedro, Uche Pedro, Niyola, Ebuka Obi Uchendu, Pastor Ituah, Mai Atafo, Olisa Adibua, amongst others.

The event also had a roll call of political dignitaries like Governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, Governor of Cross rivers state and his wife, Liyel Imoke and Mrs Obioma Imoke, Donald Duke and others.

Performers were Tiwa Savage, Chidinma, Seyi Shay, Yinka Davies, Ara, Efya from Ghana, Waje, and others.

Mo Abudu has been described as inspiration and a beacon of hope to many,  has been honoured with many laurels including the Awards by Forbes Media recognising her as the first African woman to launch a Pan-African TV channel; Entrepreneur of the year by Women Werk in New York; 25 Most Powerful women in Global TV by the Hollywood Reporter amongst many other awards. Most recently, she was honoured with an Honorary Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) from Babcock University.

This photos from the event are below:

Adesuwa Onyenokwe
Adesuwa Onyenokwe
Anita Omalicha
Anita Omalicha
Ara and Yinka Davies
Ara and Yinka Davies
Ara performing
Ara performing
Basket Mouth and Julius Agwu
Basket Mouth and Julius Agwu
Bode Pedro, Mo Abudu and Uche Pedro
Bode Pedro, Mo Abudu and Uche Pedro
Celebrant & Abike Dabiri
Celebrant & Abike Dabiri
Celebrant & Mum
Celebrant & Mum
Celebrant and Friends
Celebrant and Friends
Celebrant and Mum dancing
Celebrant and Mum dancing
Celebrating sisterhood
Celebrating sisterhood
Dede Mabiaku
Dede Mabiaku
Chidinma performing
Chidinma performing
Children of the celebrant talking about their mum
Children of the celebrant talking about their mum
Dele Momodu
Dele Momodu
Donald Duke, Gov Liyel Imoke
Donald Duke, Gov Liyel Imoke
Mo with her children
Mo with her children
Ebuka Obi Uchendu
Ebuka Obi Uchendu
Ebuka, Gideon Okeke
Ebuka, Gideon Okeke
Efya of Ghana performing
Efya of Ghana performing
Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele
Genevive Nnaji presenting an award
Genevive Nnaji presenting an award
Gideon Okeke and Denrele
Gideon Okeke and Denrele
Ondo Governor Segun Mimiko
Ondo Governor Segun Mimiko
Guests
Guests
Host of the event, Basket Mouth
Host of the event, Basket Mouth
Ifan
Ifan
Iyanya stepping in
Iyanya stepping in
Joseph Benjamin
Joseph Benjamin
MBGN 2013 Ezinne
MBGN 2013 Ezinne
Mo Abudu's and friends
Mo Abudu’s and friends
Mo Abudu's daughter
Mo Abudu’s daughter
Mo and Gov Mimiko
Mo and Gov Mimiko
Mo and Abike Dabiri
Mo and Abike Dabiri
Mo and Olisa Adibua
Mo and Olisa Adibua
Niyola
Niyola
Olori Supergal
Olori Supergal
Oreka
Oreka
Pastor Ighodalo
Pastor Ighodalo
Seyi Shay performing
Seyi Shay performing
Soni Irabor, Betty Irabo & Mo Abudu
Soni Irabor, Betty Irabo & Mo Abudu
Sound Sultan
Sound Sultan
The cutting of the cake
The cutting of the cake
Tiwa Savage and Mo
Tiwa Savage and Mo
Tiwa Savage performing
Tiwa Savage performing
Uti
Uti
VIP Guests with Tonye Cole
VIP Guests with Tonye Cole
Waje performing
Waje performing
Tope Oshin
Tope Oshin
Yeni Kuti and Donald Duke
Yeni Kuti and Donald Duke
Yeni Kuti
Yeni Kuti
Yinka Davies performing again
Yinka Davies performing again
Yinka Davies
Yinka Davies

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