Gorgeous ladies, Mimi Onalaja, and Layole Oyatogun are going to host this year’s edition of the awards organized by Exquisite Magazine which will hold its 8th edition on 27th November 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel Lagos. Nigerian designers including Wanger Ayu, Tubo, Trish O, Fablane By Derin, Rikaoto by me and more were unveiled alongside Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade and more top celebrities were names released for the 2016 edition’s nominee list.


About Mimi Onalaja

Omowunmi “Mimi” Onalaja graduated with a Bachelors Degree in International
Relations from Covenant University in 2010 and has been on a constant
journey to find happiness and fulfillment since then. This resulted in a
career switch after a short stint in Human Resource Consulting to TV
Presenting and Hosting, which she does presently and loves.


She also has an Acting Diploma from the New York Film Academy with wild
dreams and big plans to leave her mark in the Entertainment Industry, from
Nigeria to the World.

Mimi is currently a member of the Ebonylife TV family, presenting the show
“VVIP Events” where she works the red carpet at major fashion, lifestyle and
corporate events in Nigeria; co-hosting “Play 2 Win”, a seasonal game show
as well as “Destinations Africa”, a travel show with an aim to highlight the
glory of the Continent. She also writes a weekly personal fashion and
lifestyle column on StyleVitae aptly called “For The Life Of Mimi”.

Mimi loves a good laugh and values family, friendship and good ol’ fun! With
a recent appreciation for travel, expect her to see as much of the world as
she can and document it too!

About Layole Oyatogun

Layole Oyatogun is a Media Personality and Actress. A graduate of Mass
Communications from the University of Lagos, she started her career
co-presenting an entertainment show called ‘Star Dust’ with her younger
sister, Mofe Oyatogun on MITV.

She moved on to Silverbird Television where she worked for seven years.
While at Silverbird TV, she conceptualized, presented and produced the
Cadbury Breakfast TV show, Page 3, MBGN Diary, and numerous documentaries,
promos and fillers.
As the presenter, producer and scriptwriter of Page 3, a fashion and
lifestyle program which has been ranked among the best of its kind, Layole
made indelible marks in the industry through her no-holds barred style and
feature of celebrities on the show. She also played a key role in the
organisation and selection process of Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria
Layole has featured in the following movies 30 Days by Ego Boyo and Mildred
Okwo, Damage, Unconditional by Uche Jombo, Mrs and Mrs Johnson, U- Turn by
Grace Oboba, Trapped, The Inn and many more movies
Layole is also a seasoned Red-carpet host, with stints at the red carpet of
various Fashion weeks both home and abroad, including; Arise Fashion Week
Nigeria, Lagos Fashion and Design Week, Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA,
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Joburg, Pretoria, Malta, and New York. She
was the only red carpet host at the inaugural ball of President Goodluck
Jonathan and Vice-President Namani Sambo in Aso-rock.
She has also hosted events such as Africa International Fashion Week,
Nigeria’s Next Super Model, Denizz Fashion Show, City People Awards for
Excellence, Africa Fashion Week Nigeria, Luxury Beauty Brunch, Ethan and
Harriet Product Launch Weddings and many more
Layole was nominated at the 2012 Nigerian Broadcasters Award in the category
Most promising and young presenter of the year and also at the 2013 Eloy
awards in the Female Tv presenter of the year category
Layole has now established her Production company, Layole Oyatogun
Productions which produces Tv shows and movies, she’s set to take over the
world with interesting and captivating content.


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