General news

NELAS Awards to promote celebrity networking, profesionalism — Organisers



The upcoming 2019 Nollywood Entertainment Leadership Awards (NELAS) would help promote networking among celebrity artistes and enhance professionaism in the industry, the organisers have said.

Prof. Tobe Enebe, Spokesman for NELAS awards, told the Nigeria News Agency on Sunday in Lagos that the 34 category event would hold in London on Dec. 7.

According to Enebe, the award-winning celebrity event is in partnership with Nollywood Actors Guild of Nigeria (NAGN), Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and the Nigeria High Commission in the UK.

“This year a number of entertainers from across the globe will be present at the annual event in London on Dec. 7.

“The NELAS Awards is open to all, especially celebrities, to network and share ideas on how to grow the entertainment industry.

“We have in past two editions given awards to a number of top celebrities, some of whom are British actresses, Nollywood actors and actresses.

“Others are the National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Nigerian singers, Ghanaian artistes and many others,’’ Enebe said.

He said that the NELAS team had lined up top celebrity guests to attend this year’s event.

Among categories to feature in the awards are Best Movie of the year (Africa and Diaspora), Best Actor/Actress and recognition of outstanding personalities in the entertainment industry.

Edited by Abdulfatah Babatunde/Wale Ojetimi

National Theatre: Need for proper inventory responsible for delay of takeoff of renovation – Official BBNaija: Okowa congratulates Dorathy, Neo Federal University, Dutsinma seeks collaboration with ABU on agriculture, security NiMet predicts thunderstorms, cloudiness Tuesday to Thursday Nigeria @60: No social justice, religious and inter-ethnic tolerance – Ozekhome Food sufficiency: FG set to revitalise rice farms in Anambra Katsina State Govt. spends N18.80bn on water projects in 5 years Strike: NECA lauds FG, Labour for embracing dialogue 4 dead, 4 injured in Anambra multiple accident 4 die, 12 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident  Navy organises refresher training  on weapons handling, marksmanship for personnel Young farmers call for repositioning of agric sector Couple, 2 others arrested for alleged possession of human skull in Ogun NGO trains volunteers for advocacy of gender issues in Kwara World Rabies Day: Veterinary association calls for speedy review of legislation Lagos Airport Command gets new CP Buhari greets President XI Jinping on China’s 71st Anniversary Positive sentiment: Stock market opens week with N99bn growth Kwara labour unions issue 14 days ultimatum to Kwara Govt. Digitisation of government activities will reduce corruption -Fayemi Yoruba groups dissociate selves from planned Oct. 1 rally, support united Nigeria Abia Govt., NSE to partner on SME development Cassava farmers want soft loans to boost garri production Ondo governorship election: we’ll continue to play neutral role – IG 60th Independence Anniversary :Group appeals to President Buhari to evacuate stranded Nigerian traders in Ghana Ember months: FRSC tasks motorists on safe driving, traffic rules Niger Govt. Set to reopen schools on Oct. 4 3 drivers, supplier face N26.1m theft charge Lai Mohammed preaches unity at Nigeria @60 historical exhibition UNGA74: Buhari congratulates Muhammad-Bande on successful tenure [email protected]: LASG reduces water transportation fare Sen. Al-Makura lauds organised labour for suspending protest, strike Club pledges to construct N150m Accident, Emergency Ward Kaduna SUBEB opens bid for N7b UBEC intervention projects Mali: Again, ECOWAS to deliberate on grey areas as Jonathan briefs Buhari FG to conduct census of businesses Ondo 2020: Sanwo-Olu drums support for Akeredolu, ICPC uncovers  illegal diversion of part of N2.67 meant for school feeding programme Subsidy removal: FG sets up modalities to disburse 2,000 buses Gov. Bagudu seeks stakeholders’ collaboration to achieve free rabies status by 2030 FG launches digital Nigeria portal, mobile app 20th Anniversary: ICPC commends Enugu residents for joining in crusade against corruption Security: NIS trains 320 personnel for North-West operations  Paraguayan club president gets lifetime ban for match manipulation NOA trains 17 officers for campaign to end open defecation in Enugu Lagos by-elections: We’ll win by landslide – APC Premier League has one month to decide on any handball law change request Oct.1: China honours 49 outstanding Nigerians working for Chinese coys in Nigeria Portuguese team walk back from stadium after Cup defeat 2020/2021 Legal Year: Kogi CJ assures of speedy, efficient administration of justice