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The Future Awards Africa 2016 Full list of Nominees

By on December 15, 2016

By Oyamag

The nominees list for The Future Awards Africa 2016, Africa’s biggest youth event has been unveiled.

The nominees who are aged between 18-32 are key players in technology, sports, art, creative, art, entertainment, fashion and other spheres of life.

The unveiling of the nominees for the award which has 21 categories was shown live on Channels Television, Ebony Life TV, and ONTV.

“It goes without saying that we have had one of the most difficult years in our history. The days are bleak. But the stories of these nominees, and their work helps me remember that through the concrete roses will grow. We can still bloom. It is not over!,” said Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi, Chairman, Central Working Committee, The Future Awards Africa.

Here are nominees for The Future Awards 2016

CATEGORY 1: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Acting

Adesua 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 30
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 24

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 Belo-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 Chinenye 25
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 32
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 23/27
Ebenezar Wikina 23
Bizzle Oshikoya 30
Bashir Ahmaad 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 Emefele 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-Hirki 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 31
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
Chuey chu 25
Victor Mathias 29

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

Rolake Bello 30
Ayo Thomson 30
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

The Award ceremony organised by RED holds on December 18, 2016.

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