Eko Hotel & Suites came alive on Monday 1st of October, 2018 as ten of Nigeria’s biggest music stars – Falz, Kwam1, Olamide, Tiwa Savage, Simi, DJ Cuppy, Slimcase, Tekno, Small Doctor and Chidinma– thrilled music lovers at the Supremacy Concert 2018 supported by the leading ICT company, MTN Nigeria.
The concert, which has become a foremost annual gathering to celebrate Nigeria’s Independence, seeks to promote Nigerian music as well as showcase what truly makes the entertainment industry in Nigeria unique.
Speaking on MTN’s support for the concert, Richard Iweanoge, General Manager, Brands and Communication, MTN Nigeria stated that, “MTN Nigeria has always supported the interests of Nigerians and music is no exception. With platforms like MTN Music+, MTN has continued to show its support for Nigerian music. MTN Music+ is currently the largest music distributor in Africa generating billions of naira for the Nigerian music industry through the monetization of Caller Ring Back Tunes utilizing local musical content.”
Commenting on MTN’s celebration of Nigeria’s independence, Richard said, “We’re truly excited to celebrate with the rest of the country Nigeria’s 58 years of independence. We believe in the greatness of the nation and its people, and we believe these qualities are worth celebrating.”
With an active subscriber base of over 55 million Nigerians, MTN Nigeria has, since its inception, continued to invest in the Nigerian economy and especially the entertainment industry. In addition to being the No. 1 music distributor in Nigeria, the company is committed to supporting initiatives aimed at growing the Nigerian music industry.