Red Carpet Photos: Genevive Nnaji, Tiwa Savage, Funke Akindele, Donald Duke, and Others Step Out to Celebrate Mo Abudu at 50


The Executive Chairman and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle network, Mo Abudu, celebrated her 50th birthday on Saturday, 13 September 2014 at the grand ball room Oriental hotel, Lagos.

Notable Nigerians were present to celebrate with this woman of substance, inspiration and a beacon of hope to many, as she attains this milestone in her exceptional and eventful life.

The black tie and glam event started with red carpet from 6pm. The event was tagged “Mo@ 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.

The event ended with an after party.

Yinka Davies

Yinka Davies performing again

Yeni Kuti

Yeni Kuti and Donald Duke

Waje performing

VIP Guests with Tonye Cole


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Tope Oshin

Tiwa Savage performing

Tiwa savage and Mo

The cutting of the cake

Sound Sultan

Soni Irabor, Betty Irabo & Mo Abudu

Seyi Shay performing

Pastor Ighodalo


Olori Supergal


Mo and Olisa Adibua

Mo and Gov Mimiko

Mo and Abike Dabiri

Mo Abudu's daughter (2)

Mo Abudu's and friends

MBGN 2013 Ezinne

Joseph Benjamin

Iyanya stepping in


Host of the event (Basket Mouth)


Gov Mimiko

Gideon Okeke and Denrele

Genevive Nnaji presenting an award

Funke Akindele

Efya of Ghana performing

Ebuka, Gideon Okeke

Ebuka obi uchendu

Dr Mo with her children

Donald Duke, Gov Liyel Imoke

Dele Momodu

Dede Mabiaku

Children of the celebrant talking about their mum

Chidinma performing

Celebrating sisterhood

Celebrant and Mum dancing

Celebrant and Friends

Celebrant & Mum

Celebrant & Abike Dabiri

Bode Pedro, Mo Abudu and Uche Pedro

Basket Mouth and Julius Agwu

Ara performing

Ara and Yinka Davies

Anita Omalicha

Adesuwa onyenokwe