By Nnamdi Ojiego
It was a night of glitz and glamour as Federal Palace Hotel & Casino hosted the likes of Ramsey Nouah, M.I, Banky W, Sound Sultan, Julius Agwu, amongst many others at the season one of its Celebrity Casino Learner’s Night.
The event held in conjunction with the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, NEA, also served as a nominees party for the 2011 NEA awards in New York City, this September.
In the course of the evening, the celebrities took their first gaming lessons at the slots machines and poker jack tables.
Speaking at the event, the General Manager Nigeria, Sun International, managers of Federal Palace Hotel & Casino, Mr David Kliegl while expressing delight at hosting the quarterly event said “we will continue to showcase our world class casino as an entertainment destination in Lagos”
The highpoint of the evening was the announcement of NEA’s Top 10 of 2010 celebrities. The celebrities include; Banky W (Music); Julius Agwu (Comedy); Ramsey Nouah (Nollywood); eLDee (Music); TeeA (Comedy); Kenny Ogungbe (Record Executive); Kiki Kamanu (Fashion); Funke Akindele (Nollywood); Uche Jombo (Nollywood); and M.I. (Music).
All 10 celebrities were in attendance and were presented with complementary rooms for the night by FPH.