Friday, April 8, 2016
D'banj, Stephanie Linus, Paul Obazele and other Celebrities at Access Nollywood Power Breakfast
The first Access Nollywood Power Breakfast hosted by Access Bank Plc yesterday attracted the top movers and shakers in Nollywood that made the event to look like "Who is Who in Nollywood". Igwe Gabriel Okoye, aka "Igwe Gabosky", Prince Jide Kosoko, Adebayo Salami, aka " Oga Bello ", Paul Obazele, Franca Brown, Stephnora Okere, Stephanie Linus, Hilda Dokubo, Mildred Okwo, Joke Silva-Jacobs, Zik Zulu Okafor, Charles Igwe, Madu Chikwendu, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen,Teco Benson, Charles Novia, Honourable Desmond Elliot, Chioma Ude, Joy Odiete, Kunle Afolayan, Fiery Obasi, Francis Onwochie, Tunde Kelani and many other Nollywood celebrities and stakeholders in the Nigerian film industry graced the important occasion held on Thursday, April 7, at the head office of Access Bank on Victoria Island, Lagos. Famous Nigerian musician, the sensational D'banj made a surprise appearance to the delight of the guests and organizers.
Access Nollywood is a new financial platform of Access Bank for financial support to enable capable Nigerian filmmakers produce better movies of global standards to increase the mileage and patronage of Nollywood which produces more movies than Hollywood and second only to Bollywood of India in the production of home videos and is the second largest employer of workers after the federal government of Nigeria. Nollywood is estimated to generate annual revenue of more than USD4 billion and boosted the Nigerian YB economy to make it the largest economy in Africa, ahead of South Africa.