The publisher of THISDAY newspaper, and chairman of the Arise News Media group Nduka Obaigbena turned 60, amidst such fanfare on Monday, July 15, 2019.
Also known as Duke of Journalism by friends, family, associates and members of the Nigerian elite, many trooped to the prestigious Eko Hotel convention centre to honour him on his special day.
Dignitaries who attended are: Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun; Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki; Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa; Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha; Wife of former Senate President, Toyin Saraki; Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed; Ceo of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia.
Also in attendance were: Chairman of UBA Group, Tony Elumelu; Chairman of Ovation Media Group, Bashorun Dele Momodu; Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori; Senator Ben Bruce; Chairman of Diamond Access, Herbert Wigwe, amongst others.
The highlight of the exclusive gatthering was the rousing performance from American singer, Toni Braxton and Nigerian singing sensation, Wiz kid and Tiwa Savage.
Photo Credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme