Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, stage name Alibaba, is a Nigerian foremost stand-up comedian and actor. On Jan 1, 2017, on New Year day, Nigerian celebrities had a night of unending boisterousness and laughter as hundreds of fans, A-list celebrities and socialites gathered for Alibaba’s ‘January 1st Concert’, which held on the 1st of January, 2017 at EKO Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos . . .
The concert marked the third edition of the annual concert, which began in January 2014 and has since amassed favorable comments from Nigerians.
The night witnessed hilarious performances from a number of fast-rising comedians and old hands – giving them an avenue to showcase their ingrained talents.
The fast-rising comedians engaged in a competition titled ‘Spontaneity’ where the freestyle prowess of each contestant is tested by quipping about random words from the audience. After intense rounds of competitive humor, one of the contestants; Laff Doctor emerged winner, going home with a brand new car.
Popular comedians Gbenga Adeyinka, Teju Babyface, Bash, Seyi Law, AY, Nedu, Yibo Koko and Alibaba also took part in a freestyle roast, where each comedian is allowed to pick a topic on a provided list to roast.
Nigerian celebrities RMD, Timaya, Kate Henshaw, Mercy Aigbe, Ubi Franklin and estranged wife Lilian Esoro, Chioma Akpotha, comedians Gbenga Adeyinka, Omobaba and lots more were among the stars that attended Ali Baba’s sold out January 1st concert which held at Eko Hotel on Jan 1, 2017. The event was sold out!
Watch a short clip from the Alibaba Jan 1, 2017 Concert, below:
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