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Iretidayo Zaccheaus

CEO/Founder Street Souk

Rising creative force, Iretidayo ‘Ireti’ Zaccheaus, is the founder of STREET SOUK, The largest Streetwear community and convention in Africa. Ireti holds an MSc in Marketing Strategy and Innovation from CASS Business School, London and a BSc in International Business Finance and economics from the University of manchester.

Ireti’s deep immersion in pop culture spans from sports to music, but her passion remains streetwear and its unique culture in Nigeria and around the world. Ireti is also a creative and culture consultant, she has worked on numerous projects for brands such as Homecoming, Native, Nike, Fear of God, Apple and artists such as Davido, Tiwa Savage , Odumodu Blvck and much more. Ireti is currently the Creative Director at Native Records. Her deepest strengths lie in community building and connecting cultures globally.

Ireti’s interests culminated in the launch of Street Souk in 2018 when she noticed the growing streetwear scene and the lack of avenues to nurture, grow and access these brands. The 24 year old entrepreneur is pioneering a movement and bridging the gap between the African and Global streetwear community. Street Souk has become a household name in the global streetwear community with pop up’s in numerous cities around the world.

Agnes Soyode-Johnson

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Limitless Studios

Agnes Soyode-Johnson is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Limitless Studios, the creators of OmoBerry. They are a global entertainment company that develops diverse and inclusive IP to educate, entertain, and empower kids all over the world.

Agnes has 20 year’s experience producing entertainment content for various broadcasters and brands such as the BBC, MTV, Reebok, Procter & Gamble and MTN. Her credits span the UK, Europe, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Kenya, amongst others.

As a black female founder and mother of two, she has experienced first-hand the power of representation and is passionate about creating content for groups that are often marginalised within the media.

OmoBerry is the first IP to be released by Limitless Studios and is a 3D animated kids show that represents black and African kids.

Tolu Ogunlesi

Director, WoweMedia

Tolu Ogunlesi is a Nigerian writer and communications consultant. Between 2016 and May 2023, he worked as the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Digital and New Media, and Head of the Presidency Office of Digital Engagement (PODE), which he set up in 2016 as an in-house digital agency for the Nigerian Presidency and the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Before then, he worked as a journalist, columnist and contributor to Nigerian and International newspapers, including the Financial Times, New York Times, Al Jazeera, the UK Guardian, CNN.com, The Africa Report, and several others.

He’s a two-time winner of the CNN Multichoice African Journalism Award; a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow (2013); a 2015 New Media Fellow of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP); a 2016 Winner of Nigeria’s DAME Prize for Informed Commentary; a 2021 Laureate of the French-African Foundation Young Leaders Program, and a 2022/23 Weatherhead Scholars Program (WSP) Fellow at Harvard University, where he researched information disorders and digital media regulation. He was recently shortlisted for the 2023 Miles Morland Writing Scholarship.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK.

Akah Nnani

CEO, Phos Productions

Akah Nnani is a Nigerian-born Actor, YouTuber, Content Creator, product reviewer, producer, and TV/Show host who started his career in entertainment in 2014 and has since been cast in
several TV Films, Web Series, Theatre productions, and Feature Films.
Akah Nnani has been nominated for ‘The Future Awards Africa’ in the Acting category and Best Supporting Actor in a Movie by the critically acclaimed African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for his role in Nollywood movies.
He headlined a Netflix Original Film titled ‘The Man of God’ where his performance as lead gained critical acclaim and a lot of press, he’s featured on other projects like Omo Ghetto and Prime Video’s, ‘She Must Be Obeyed’ to mention a few. A recipient of ‘YouTube Black Voices’ 2021, he also created and Co-produced a show, ‘Shade Corner’ on one of Africa’s biggest digital platforms, Accelerate TV. The show became an instant hit and now gives opportunities to young talented presenters to shine.
In his spare time, he loves to eat, laugh, spend time with friends, watch TV shows, and sleep.
Akah loves to travel and always wants to explore the world and broaden his mind through experiencing other cultures.
Akah dreams to work in Hollywood and someday create bigger productions (documentaries,
Film and Drama Shows) that will be globally successful.

Nedu Johnson

Content Creator

Chinedu Johnson aka Nedu Johnson is a multidisciplinary visual artist and creative from Lagos, Nigeria.
He started an artist collective “Popartii” in 2017 doing personalized wearable art, murals and graffiti all around lagos, 2022 his love for fashion, Art and lifestyle made him venture into content creating in his own unique way, for small and big scale brands.
He has worked with notable brands like Adidas, Guinness, Lacoste, Hennessy, JohnnieWalker, Chivita, Betking to name a few.

Momo Hassan-Odukale

Editor In Chief Of Gida Journal + Stylist

Momo Hassan-Odukale is a Lagos-based stylist, creative director, and founder of MOMO Lagos. Over the last half a decade, through her creative studio, she has worked with brands such as Nike, Bottega Veneta, ASOS, Guinness & more, whilst empowering local designers and shifting perceptions of contemporary African style. In 2022 she founded GIDA Journal to platform the many creatives she connected with on her travels in West Africa and to combat the lack of documentation in the creative industries in the region.

Femi Fala

Cg Technical Artist, Alterd

Femi Fala is a self-taught 3D generalist and accomplished filmmaker based in Lagos, Nigeria. With a deep appreciation for the beauty of nature, Femi’s passion lies in crafting visually stunning worlds and sharing captivating stories through digital mediums.

As an animation film director, Femi skillfully combines technology and artistry to create immersive experiences that ignite the imagination. Drawing inspiration from the diverse world around him, Femi’s works transport viewers into imaginative realms, where characters and landscapes come to life.

Driven by a relentless pursuit of creativity, Femi continually pushes the boundaries of his craft. His dedication to storytelling excellence shines through in his ability to breathe life into every aspect of his work, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences.

Femi Falade’s distinctive style and unwavering commitment to his vision make him a true visionary in the animation industry. His exceptional talent, coupled with a deep connection to nature, sets him apart as an inspiring and influential animation filmmaker.

Diana Eneje


Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle enthusiast.
Most Influential & Fashionable awardee

Steve Chuks

CEO, Steve Chuks Media Production

*Steven Chuks* – Starting off in 2013 in the movie and entertainment industry, Steven Chuks, a graduate of theatre art at the university of Lagos , an actor, host, Content Creator and entertainer has always strived to make an impact with his works, from movies like To have and to hold, the agony, Hush, dwindle to his Various online characters such as Cleopatra, Madam Gold, Udodi to his short movies, which has dominated the YouTube space and led to his nomination at the Africa magic viewers choice awards, AMVCA. Steven Chuks is a force to be recknoned with. He has also produced and directed the breaking of norms stage play “I BE MAN” four times.

Anthony Azekwoh

AA Studios

Anthony Azekwoh (b. 2000) is a contemporary artist and author based in Lagos, Nigeria. His work primarily focuses on African folklore and mythology, using these themes and figures to tell stories of his country, transformation, and change. Anthony is familiar with change; teaching himself how to draw as a child after solely being a writer; dropping out of school to pursue his art career; and working between digital and traditional, painting and sculpting. Change has been a common theme in his work that he has explored with diverse subjects and mediums.

His work explores fantastical realms, and drawing from a childhood immersed in folklore he has continued the long enshrined tradition of African storytelling through his work across a variety of mediums. His work in writing and painting alike aim to condense shared facets of the African experience into his work in a way that can connect people the world over and tell stories that he believes have been largely excluded from the global conversation.

Anthony’s work replicates traditional techniques through digital mediums, and blurs the boundary between both by producing physical, corporeal manifestations of his work. Technology is an instrumental part of his practice, as he believes it has been a catalyst for Africans especially to find their creative voices and pursue careers in the arts that can be looked upon with stigma.

Anthony is currently exploring a new medium-sculpting, which has allowed him to explore the concept of immortalisation and platforming. By focusing this aspect of his practice on representing various historical figures and facets of Nigerian culture, Anthony manages to celebrate revered elements of the Nigerian identity and showcase his home to the world, as he sees it through his eyes.

His art has been seen by millions around the world. He was the recipient of the Awele Trust Prize in 2017 and the Loose Convo grant in 2018. An author of 5 books and hundreds of stories and essays, he has prolific as he is skilled. His international clientele spans worldwide across companies and celebrities like Facebook (Meta), Rocket League, as well as artistes like, Masego, Jae5, Show Dem Camp, Adekunle Gold, Simi and Blaqbonez.

His artwork has been shown in Lagos, Abuja, London, Tokyo, Denver and lives in countless homes, offices and restaurants across the world. He has been covered in publications like Yahoo Finance, Culture Custodian, Techpoint Africa and Olongo Africa, etc.

With the proceeds from his work, he has set up the Rosemary Fund, a grant for emerging artists in Nigeria.

Anthony Azekwoh Studios, his company, is the heart of Anthony’s work, using art, literature, and tech to bring true and natural storytelling to an African and international audience.

Kunmi Ariyo

CEO, Mirus Events

Kunmi Ariyo is the Founder and CEO of Mirus Events, a leading event management company operating out of Nigeria. A global event management consultant, speaker, facilitator, and content creator around all things Events.
With a track record of over 9 years, his company Mirus Events has gone on to execute and manage an average of 150 events including Google for Nigeria 2017, 2018 & 2019 in partnership with BLEND from South Africa, The CAF Awards 2018 in Ghana, TechCrunch Battlefield Africa 2018, the Google Impact Challenge Awards, the DHL Lekki Launch, YouTube Week 2019, YouTube Shorts Playground @ Afrochella 2021, Spotify Fun House 2022, DevFest Lagos 2019,2021 & 2022, Infinix Note 30 Launch, Spotify Afrobeats Celebration, to name a few.
Kunmi is passionate about the corporate and tech event space because he believes data is the new ‘oil’. He is committed to sparking collaborations in the event industry and creating impactful, memorable events.
His online series titled LET’S TALK EVENTS has become a favourite among event enthusiasts across the continent.
He is currently the president of the International Live Events Association (ILEA) Nigerian chapter.

Malik Afegbua

CEO, Slickcity Media

alik Afegbua is a Nigerian filmmaker, artist and designer. He is well known for his outside the box thinking approach by applying the use of AI technology in the field of arts.

In January 2023, he became viral and received widespread media attention from around the world when he posted images on social media platforms titled The Elder Series where he showcased and depicted seniors on a fashion runway, draped in stylish and colourful clothes using AI.[1] He was soon praised for his portrayal of elderly people in a more positive light by using AI, but also received criticism on the negative impact caused by artificial intelligence on the art as AI is deemed to kill the human creativity skills.[2] His artwork however challenged the common stereotypes which surrounded around how older people are being perceived in modern society.
He founded the Slickcity Media and under the production banner he has created advertisements, commercials, documentary films and virtual exhibitions for notable companies and brands like American Express and Meta, however since he went viral he has serviced more prominent names like Marvel studios, IBM and Cadbury. He has been using AI platform Midjourney, which helps to generate images in response to text prompts. He also uses Adobe Photoshop to edit and crop related to his art work. He rose to limelight and prominence with his ground-breaking idea of showcasing fashion through the lens of artificial intelligence through The Elder Series in January 2023 and subsequently he received invitations to exhibit his art work in France, Brazil and the United States of America.[1] He took inspiration to make the AI fashion show titled The Elder Series or also known as Fashion Show for Seniors after watching his mother who confronted with a stroke. He used his imagination working in conjuncture with the AI software by showing older ageing looking models in beautiful clothes.[7] The World Health Organization heaped praise for his unique artwork by quoting him a major, positive contributor in the global effort by the WHO/UN’s Decade of Healthy Ageing in combatting ageism. The Academy Award winning costumer designer Ruth E. Carter praised his works calling this is so dope.