TVC E. Broadcaster and vlogger Toke Makinwa, Nollywood  actress Adesuwa Etomi, Afro-pop singer Tiwa Savage, 2010 project fame winner Chidinma Ekile, will speak at the fifth edition of NECLive.

NECLive, also known as the Nigerian Entertainment Conference, will take place on Wednesday, April 26.

This year, NECLive will feature a workshop on comedy featuring established and fast rising acts.

Other speakers are award-winning actors Kemi Lala Akindoju and Adesuwa Etomi, showbiz business leader Chi Chi Nwoko, and city FM CEO, Doja Allen.

Comedian, Tee A, will host the event billed to hold at landmark events centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘It’s time for Africa’.

“Women are increasingly occupying the front role, from media to music and movies; pushing inspiring careers as actors, musicians, broadcasters, entrepreneurs, managers and thinkers,” said the organisers.

“NECLive has encouraged female participation at different levels in the most important panels.

“As the conference enters year five, organizers say even more women have signed up for participation, as speakers, panelist and moderators.”