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Wizkid gets nominated for the ‘The Future Awards Africa’ 2016

05 December 2016, 11:26

Lagos - Music star, Wizkid  was nominated in the category of the ‘Yong Person Of the Year’ of the prestigious The Future Awards Africa.

The Future Awards Africa, Africa’s biggest youth event revealed its nominees, aged 18 – 32, for its awards that reward hard work, talent and achievement.

The 11th edition of The Future Awards Africa will hold on Sunday, December 18th 2016 in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Here are the nominees… 


CATEGORY 1: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Acting


Adesuwa Etomi, 30


Somkele Iyamah Idhalama, 28


Rahama Sadau, 24


Seun Ajayi, 31


Daniel K. Daniel, 30


CATEGORY 2: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion


Adebayo Oke-Lawal, 26


Wanger Ayu, 30


Ogugua Okonkwo, 29


Jane Micheal Ekanem, 30


Sandra Itu, 28


CATEGORY 3: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty


Joycee Awojoodu, 28


Kehinde Smith, 25


Iroghama B. Obuoforibo, 31


Olajide David ‘ST.OLA’ Okerayi, 25


Theodora ‘Doranne’ Anne Mogo, 27


CATEGORY 4: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music


Yemi Alade, 27


Oluwatosin ‘Mr Eazi’ Ajibade, 25


Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, 26


Oluwatobiloba “Kiss Danielz” Daniel Anidugbe, 23


Augustine ‘Tekno’ Miles Kelechi, 22 


CATEGORY 5: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Professional Service


Ify Afe, 29


Kenneth Okwor, 24


Solomon Ojeagbase, 30


Dr Salihu Dasuki Nakande, 29


Chidiogo Akunyili, 31


CATEGORY 6: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Business


Seun Sangoleye, 30


Yasmin Bello-Osagie/Afua Osei, 27/29


Seyi Abolaji, 32


Ifeanyi Orajaka, 28


Affiong William, 30


CATEGORY 7: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Sports


Seye Ogunlewe, 25


Odion Ighalo, 27


Omolayo Bose, 27


Kehinde Paul, 28


Kelechi Promise Iheanacho, 20


CATEGORY 8: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education


Olumide Ogunlana and Chukwuwezam Obanor, 26/27


Ezeakor Chineye, 28


Arese Ugwu, 31


Godwin Benson, 27


Izunna Okafor, 22


CATEGORY 9: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology


Shola Akinlade, 31


Olaniran Abiola, 27


Oluyomi Ojo, 25


Andrew Airelobhegbei, 23


Dele Bakare, 27‎


CATEGORY 10: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for New Media


Tosin Ajibade, 29


Femi Bakare and Adeyeri Michael, 26/27


Ebenezer Wikina, 23


Bizzle Osikoya, 30


Bashir Ahmed, 25


CATEGORY 11: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Media Enterprise


Bankole Oluwafemi, 29


Adaora Mbelu, 30


Bidemi Zakariyau, 27


Fatima Togbe, 29


Samuel Ajiboye, 25


CATEGORY 12: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service


Asuquo Ekpenyong, 31


Aliyu Giwa, 31


Esther Agbarakwe, 31


Obieze Nwanna Nzewunwa, 31


Ruqayya Nasir Sani, 28


CATEGORY 13: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts & Culture


Emmanuel Oyeleke, 29


Ndidi Emiefele, 29


Aderenle Sonariwo, 29


Osa Okunkpolor, 27


Eniola Idera Wunmi, 23


CATEGORY 14: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Creative Professional


Obi “DJ Obi” Ajuonuma, 26


Florence “DJ Cuppy” Ifeoluwa Otedola, 24


Evans Akanno, 27


Isioma Osaje, 25


George Okoro, 30


CATEGORY 15: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy


Wadi Ben-Hiki, 19


Bukola Bolarinwa, 28


Samson Itodo, 30


Toks Bakare, 31


Imrana Alhaji Buba, 23


CATEGORY 16: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture


Julius Adewopo, 31


Abamu Joseph, 25


Shola Ladoja, 31


Hamman Yerima Wabi, 24


Ronke Aderinoye, 30


CATEGORY 17: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Screen Producer


Chukwuka Egorh/James Omokwe, 28/32


Mary Remmy Njoku, 31


Asurf Oluseyi, 32


Adeola Oshikojo, 30


Usman Ahmad Kabara, 31


CATEGORY 18: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Journalism


Fisayo Soyombo, 27


Eromo Egbejule, 26


Ogechi Ekeanyanwu, 31


Yemisi Adegoke, 28


Chika Sandra Oduah, 30


CATEGORY 19: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (Visual)


Bolanle Olukanni, 27


Stephanie Coker, 27


Ehis Okoguale, 29


Chukwuebuka ‘Chuey chu’ Okoye, 25


Victor Mathias, 29


 


CATEGORY 20: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (Audio)


Rolake Bello, 30


Ayo Thomson, 28


Mohammed Yusuf Suleiman, (Mowiz), 29


Oluwakemi ‘Kemi Smallz’ Itari Catherine, 28


Jennifer Nzewunwah, 30


CATEGORY 21: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year


Mark Okoye, 30


Ayodeji Ibrahim ‘Wizkid’ Balogun, 27


John Boyega, 24


Iyeh Kennedy, 21


Dr. Oluwo Adedunmola, 24

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