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The Future Awards Africa Prize – Full list of 2018 nominees

The Future Awards Africa 2018

More than a decade after it berthed, The Future Awards Africa Prize has become Nigeria and Africa’s biggest award for young people. Described by the World Bank as “The Nobel Prize for young Africans” and FORBES International as the “most important youth awards”, it is targeted at recognizing young Africans between ages 18 to 31 doing incredible work in various fields. The 13th edition which holds on the 16th of December has 20 categories and each category has 5 nominees, including Ahmed Musa, Adesua Etomi, Maraji Oloruntobi, BurnaBoy, Awazi, Chidi Chydee Okereke, and Channels TV’s Victor Mathias.

See the full list of all nominees below: 

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize forActing

The Future Awards Africa 2018

Zainab Balogun (29)

Maryam Booth (24)

Bisola Aiyeola (32)

Adesua Etomi (31)

Alex Ekubo (32)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy

Charles Odii (30)

Hauwa Ojeifo (26)

Samira Sanusi (30)

Gospel Martins (30)

Uche Kenneth (31)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Agriculture

Abdulfatah Sadiq (31)

Abubakar Sadiq Falalu (28)

Jesse Osiobe (31)

Oluwafemi Aliu (25)

Ayodele Sipasi Olalekan (32)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Business

Ladipo Lawani (30)

Sunkanmi Ola (26)

Chidi Ajaere (31)

Ronke Bamisedun (31)

Mohammed Jammal (31)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Comedy

The Future Awards Africa 2018

Samuel ‘Broda Shaggi’ Perry (25)

Gloria ‘Maraji’ Oloruntobi (23)

Mark Angel (27)

Lasisi Elenu (29)

Adeyela ‘Omo Ibadan’ Adebola (23)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Creativity

Ken Nwadiogbu (24)

Kingsley Ayogu (23)

Ayobola Kekere-Ekun (25)

Haneefa Adam (27)

Uche Ugo (31)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion

Tosin ‘Style-Infidel’ Ogundadegbe (30)

Ozinna Anumudu (26)

Papa ‘Maxivive’ Oyeyemi (26)

‘Emmy Kasbit’ Emmanuel Okoro (28)

Amy Akudo ‘Shekudo’ Iheakanwa (29)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Journalism

Hannah Ojo (30)

Linus Unah (26)

Kemi Busari (29)

Festus Iyorah (25)

Taiwo Adebulu (29)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

The Future Awards Africa 2018

Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu (27)

Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye (30)

Niniola Apata (31)

Folarin Falz Falana (28)

Adekunle Gold (30)

Adewale ‘Mayorkun’ Mayowa Emmanuel (25)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for New Media

Nkechi (Ink) Eze (29)

Hope Obeten (30)

Fisayo Fosudo (22)

John Obidi (32)

Chidi Okereke (30)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for On Air Personality (Radio)

Awazi Angbalaga (24)

Sophia Anidugbe (28)

Cassandra George (24)

Foluwake ‘Folu Storms’ Ogunkeye (31)

Paul McPetros (24)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for On-Air Personality (TV)

Tomike Alayande (23)

Idia Aisien (27)

Olive Emodi (29)

Victor Mathias (31)

Osasu Igbinedion (26)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Photography

Tope ‘Horpload’ Adenola (29)

Emmanuel Oyeleke (30)

Damilola Onafuwa (27)

Chidi ‘Lex Ash’ Ashimole (27)

Fati Abubakar (32)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology

John Oke (24)

Adegoke Olubusi (25); Tito Ovia (25); and Dimeji Sofowora, (26)

Odunayo Eweniyi (25), Joshua Chibueze (25), Somtochukwu Ifezue (27)

Obi Omile Jr. (27)

Uchechukwu Emmanuel (25), Esumeh Aaron (25), Godwin Nwangele (24), Udeh Isaac Nnaemeka (26), and Kingsley Okereke (28)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Sports

The Future Awards Africa 2018

Tobi Amusan (21)

Evelyn Akator (23)

Ahmed Musa (26)

Thursdaline Peters (31)

Ndidi Wilfred (21)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Screen Producer

Nadine Ibrahim (24)

Faraday Okoro (31)

Michael Psalmist Akinrogunde (23)

Adelapo ‘Lowladee’ Adeleke (28)

Noni Salma (32)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize & University of Sussex for Education

Lubem Mtile, (29)

Wole Adedoyin (32)

Brenda McWilson (25)

Itodo Anthony (31)

Gideon Olanrewaju (31)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Professional Service

Uche Okafor (30)

Chinwe Egwim (31)

Catherine Kemi Onabanjo (31)

Mavi Mudiaga-Erhueh (28)

Temi Marcella Awogboro (31)

  1. The Future Awards Africa Prize for Public Service

Dami Ajayi (32)

Ebenezer Wikina (26)

Dr. Betta Edu (31)

Rukayat Mope Azeez-Lawal (31)

Daniel Philemon Saredau (30)

  1. The Future Awards Person of the year

 

See details of all the nominees HERE

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