On the 9th of June, 2012, we would be saying goodbye to Ayotunde Ajiboye of Kwara state as Nigeria’s Mr Ideal and welcoming a new Mr Ideal Nigeria at the prestigious Spicery Hotel, Oniru Estate Lagos.
This year, delegates representing the 36 states of the federation will arrive in Lagos on the 5th of June for the prejudging activities. August 2011 saw the start of the search for Mr Ideal Nigeria representatives starting with Niger state and since then 25 states pageants have been held! And these have all added to the anticipation of the pageant this year!
Mr Ideal Nigeria is the search for Nigeria’s perfect man, a Mr ideal that is a unique combination of a fit body tone and an entrepreneurial mind! Hence he gets to start his own business and also will be representing Nigeria at the Mister Earth worldwide pageant this year. The reigning Mr Ideal Nigeria, Ayotunde Ajiboye who just returned from his trip to India is CEO of Clipse Entertainment and has produced two artists since he became the title holder.
Ayotunde Fabamwo, president of the Mr Ideal Nigeria says ‘2012 is the best line up we have had in years and we promise an electrifying show! The Mr Ideal Nigeria is committed to empowering young men; we build a future for the young men who are contesting in our pageant. We are confident that the Mr Ideal Nigeria will benefit the country and will move us a step closer toward building a new Nigeria’
The Mr Ideal Nigeria 2012 will be raising money for children who have been affected by the recent bombings in the country in partnership with Project Friendship Initiative. The Mr Ideal Nigeria was first held in Akure in the year 2010, and has since then become an annual event and a life changing one for its participants. Tickets for the event can be bought at Queens Pharmacy , Lekki Phase 1 or Tinuoge Beauty Bar, 63 Alade Market , Allen Avenue Ikeja Lagos. For more information about the pageant visit www.mridealnigeria.com
The Oriental Hotel Lagos, on the 23rd of June, 2012 , will play host to eco-luminaries, celebrities, politicians, leaders from the technology, banking, telecoms, oil & gas and media sectors, in Nigeria’s premier green lifestyle events tagged Gorgeous and Green Gala.
The Gorgeous and Green Benefit is a fundraiser for the Planting for Peace; 155 Million Tree Campaign, which aims to fight the ravaging effects of climate change in Nigeria.
It also provides companies and individuals with the perfect avenue to promote their eco-products, interact with some of the country’s well-known advocates for the environment, and expose their commitment to sustainable business and manufacturing practices in a more eco-friendly manner.
This glamorous Green Carpet event promises a gourmet dining experience by Celebrity chef Bilal Jamal Eddine, an Eco-Fashion show by renowned fashion designer, Mr. Adebayo Jones, with A-List Nollywood actors, musicians and models walking the runway. There will also be live musical performances from some of Nigeria’s finest artistes.
Special guests of honour include; Hon. Minister of Environment, Mrs. Hadiza Mailafa, Hon. Minister of Tourism, Chief Edem Duke, Gov. Liyel Imoke of Cross River State , Sen. Bukola Saraki, Mrs. Abimbola Fashola, Prince Tonye Princewill & Chief Dele Momodu.
The Gorgeous and Green Gala is supported by; FAB Magazine, Ovation International, Mode Men Magazine, Event Diary, !YNaija, Cool FM, Wazobia FM, NigeriaInfo FM, Nigezie, Prime Fashion TV, MNET, Chocolate City Group, Storm 360, Digital Web, Connectnigeria.com, Callamessenger and Doublekay Travel Services.
Ecofest Nigeria’s mission is to reconnect humanity to the environment by addressing one of the greatest challenges facing humanity – Climate Change. Let’s Go Green!
Ochuko: Akpos, where have you been?
Akpos: Watching a football match?
Ochuko: Who played?..
Akpos: Ivory coast vs Cote d ivoire
MAMA: How was your paper?..
AKPOS: Good, but I didn’t know d past tense of “think”. I thought and thought, then finally wrote “Thunk”.