Over 1000 Fitness Enthusiasts Defy Lagos Rain To Attend #TheVerveLife

More than 1000 fitness enthusiasts on Monday, defied the ominous weather to attend the maiden edition of fitness and healthy living event  – The Verve Life, at the Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The Verve World Registration point

Despite the heavy rain, which started in the early hours of the day and continued till late morning, The Verve Life started right on time and had a massive turnout as early as 7am.

The fitness, fun, healthy food and living event was organized by premium lifestyle payment brand, Verve International to bring together healthy living enthusiasts, to work out together, network, simply hangout and have fun on the eve of Nigeria’s 57th  independence anniversary.

A-list celebrities, alongside corporate executives and individuals from different walks of life turned up in their numbers, reflecting their passion for working out, and living healthy.

Oluchi Orlandi with Enyioma Anaba, Marketing Manager, Verve International

Celebrities present include International supermodel, Oluchi Orlandi, Nigerian dance queen, Kaffy, Nollywood actors Alexx Ekubo, Emmanuel Ikubuese & Brian Okwara, DJ Xclusive, Ubi Franklin and many more.

Attendees were treated to masterclasses from renowned trainers on Yoga, Martial Arts, Nutrition, Boxing strength & conditioning and Zumba. There were also interactive performances from Kaffy who was the host of the day.

The Yoga Master-class

DJ Xclusive with Founder/CEO, Interswitch Mitchell Elegbe

Martial Arts demonstration

There were also exciting contests with internationally certified fitness instructors that tested the fitness level of participants, with the crowd of other attendees cheering on.

Top 3 participants of these challenges from both male and female categories went home with N20, 000, N30, 000 and N50, 000 respectively courtesy of Verve International.

Arguably the biggest fitness event of the year thus far, Verve Life was a huge success and the organizers have promised to deliver an even bigger and better second edition hopefully next year.

See more photos from the event below;

Chinedum Okereke, MD Suntory, Cherry Eromosele, CMO Interswitch and Mitchell Elegbe, GMD, Interswitch

Chinedum Okereke, MD Suntory, Mitchell Elegbe, GMD, Interswitch, Kamar Bakrin, Operating Partner, Helios Investments and Oremeyi Akah, Chief Core Operations Officer, Interswitch


Ubi Franklin, Guest, Kemen and Alexx Ekubo

Alex Ekubo

Emmanuel Ikubuese



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