Banky W and Adesua set to delight lovers on Buckwyld n’ Breathless Valentine special

Nigerian celebrity couple Olubankole Wellington aka Banky W and Adesua Etomi Wellington alongside other celebrity guests, will be live at the Valentine’s Day edition of Nigeria’s first scripted concert, ‘Buckwyld ‘n’ Breathless’ tagged # TheBAADExperience to be held at the Landmark Center event, Oniru on Sunday 13th February.

The couple took to social media to whet their fans’ appetites for the event with a teaser video captioned: “Got Valentine’s Day plans? Join us for a date on February 13, 2022”.

According to organizers, the event promises to be an uplifting experience filled with lots of music infused with theatrical performances, romance and drama. Fans on social media also shared their excitement for the event.

Buckwyld ‘n’ Breathless is an event property of Buckwyld Media and is the nation’s most cohesive fully scripted production that features skillful use of props, elaborate costumes, audio-visual content, special effects and a large supporting cast to deliver an exhilarating concert experience. The concert was featured by some of the biggest stars in the music industry like 2Baba, Tiwa Savage, Flavour, Falz, Flavor and MI as well as Sauti Sol in Nairobi (2016).

Other heavyweights that have graced the BnB scene include Sound Sultan, Timi Dakolo, Waje, Rudeboy, Timaya, Efya, Cobhams, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Elajoe, Kelly Hansome, 9ice, Faze, Nosa, Jesse Jaggs, Ice Prince, among others.

This year’s event is organized by Buckwyld Media in partnership with EME and BAAD Productions.


Concessionaires have complained of poor cooperation from state governments which are usually slow to fulfill their own part of the agreement, for example in the area of ​​land provision.

They pointed out that another major challenge was the lack of narrow-gauge railway lines inside and outside the dry ports, which they said was important for making the ports work efficiently.

They added that access to funds also remained a major problem even though banks and foreign investors made unreasonable demands for bank assets and bonds before funds were released.

Concessionaires unanimously stressed the need for ports under construction to be given port of origin and destination status and also to be registered with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) upon completion.

Given the delay in execution, the concessionaires stressed the need for a new agreement, pointing out that an agreement had started in 2017 between them and the NSC but that it still had to be approved by the Federal Ministry of Justice in name of the federal department. transports.

They however commended the ICRC for its intervention and also appreciated the NSC for its support so far, noting that they were confident that under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, the contracts would be settled.

The concessionaires pledged to see the concession terminated and the ports operational even as two of the concessionaires, Equatorial Marine Oil and Gas Ltd for the ports of Katsina and Dala Inland Dry Port for the ports of Kano said their ports would begin to operate before the third quarter of 2022.

The managing director of Equatorial Marine Oil and Gas Ltd, Mr. Usman Iya Abbas, informed the ICRC team that Funtua port is already over 85% complete and ready for launch before the end of the second quarter. 2022.

“We hope to go live with this project before the end of the second quarter and the ports will become operational immediately. We are fortunate to have excellent relationships in the shipping industry and with major shipping companies.

Managing Director, Dala Inland Dry Port Ltd., Hon. Ahmed Rabiu, Kano Inland Port Concessionaires, also hinted that the construction of the container depot is already nearing completion.

He assured that the company was working diligently to ensure the completion and start of the project before the end of March 2022.

For his part, the Director of the ICRC’s Contract Compliance Department, Dr Ewalefoh, who chaired the technical session of the meeting, assured the concessionaires of the Commission’s continued support, instructing them, however, to send an update. detailed contract status reports to the ICRC.

The G. ICRC head of media and publicity, Manji Yarling, further urged the other four concessionaires who had yet to make notable progress in fulfilling their contracts to emulate the milestone recorded by the other two who were finalizing their constructions, so that the ports can cede the economic benefits for which the concessions were granted.

While thanking the stakeholders for honoring the ICRC’s invitation, it was decided that in the future there will be periodic meetings to ensure that the projects are quickly completed.

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