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ELOY AWARDS | 2018 NOMINEES LIST

The 10th Edition of The Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards is gradually drawing near and preparations are in full gear. In 2009 a long conceived idea came to life. Exquisite magazine the organisers of this prestigious awards, Led by its publisher Tewa Onasanya, have been consistently celebrating women of excellence in different field to empower and inspire other women.

The spotlight is beaming on women, It is evident in Nigeria and around the world, as policymakers, financial institutions, business support organizations and more are waking up to the idea that women are good for the economic prosperity of the nation and they are recognizing the untapped potential of women.

The ELOY Awards is first of its kind to be consistently held in Nigeria. The aim is to have it grow each year as we recognize and award outstanding women and their roles in society. From their humble beginnings, they have grown to become people other women and men admire and emulate while striving for success.

Every year, the ELOY awards planning committee meet to evaluate the women chosen by the general public to vet and pick the women with the highest nomination, who then make up the nominees list to be voted for by the general public. This year the Voting runs from now through to the 18th of November 2018 and some selected categories HE4SHE, ELOY BANKING AND FINANCE AWARD,ELOY AWARD FOR POLITICS, ELOY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD recipients are chosen by a selected ELOY Committee members.

The voting windows are open and the 2018 ELOY awards nominees can be voted for by the public.

 

ACTRESS  OF THE YEAR IN ASSOCIATION WITH LUSH HAIR:

This is for a woman who has demonstrated great creativity in the use of her talent

MERCY JOHNSON OKOJIE, Seven & a half dates.

TOYIN ABRAHAM, Ghost and the Tout

BIMBO ADEMOYE, Backup Wife

BISOLA AIYEOLA, Pay Day

ZAINAB BALOGUN, Sylvia

CHIGUL, Crazy people

BUKUNMI OLUWASINA, Ranti mi

 

ELOY AWARD FOR AUTHOR:

This is for a woman who has published her book within the ELOY year and done great marketing for it.

NINA IPHECHUKWUDE ANYIANUKA, Disowned

AMAKA CHIKA-MBONU, How to get your wife to swing from a chandelier in a red negligee

BETTY IRABOR, Dust to Dew

LAURA IKEJI, How to make money on Instagram

TOSIN AJIBADE, Misfit to Hero

 

CHEF OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award recognises a woman who has been consistent in her passion for culinary and also versatile in her craft.

Imoteda, Heels in the Kitchen

Nengis kitchen

Chef Zoeyblaq

Ozoz Sokoh – Kitchen butterfly

Dobbies Signature

Ronke Edoho – 9jafoodie

 

ELOY AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGY /ICT:

This award recognises a woman who has used science and technology to create a platform offering knowledge, service, product or solution

Omowale David Ashiru, Country Director Andela.

Nkemdili Begho, Future Resource Limited.

Lotana Ezeogu, Skills tribe

Lola Ekugo, Head Digital Innov Lab FBN, Founder Transthat.

Aramide Abe – Naija Startups

Abisoye Akinfolarin-Ajayi, Pearl Initiative

 

ACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR:

An award for an accessory designer who has been consistent and creative within the ELOY Year

Ariaba_lifestyle

Raya.Jewelery

Kene Rapu

Morin.O

Urez Kulture

Femi Handbags

 

ELOY AWARD FOR AGRICULTURE:

A woman who has achieved significant recognition and business success in the agricultural and agric business field with great impact in her community and country as a whole

Olusola Sowemimo, Ope Farms

Ada Osakwe, Agrolay

Fatima Oyia Ademoh, Ajima Farms

Mosunmola Umoru, Farms Shoppe

Ifeoluwa Ariyo, Forth Worth Farms

Aderonke Aderinoye, AgriHub Nigeria

 

 

ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR (RADIO):

This is for a woman who has been consistently creative on air

Honey Ojukwu, UrbanFM Enugu

Sandra Ezekwesili, CoolFM PH

Maryanne Duke Okon, Nigeriainfo PH

Shine Begho, MaxFM Lagos

Sabina, Naijainfo Lagos

Folu Storm – Smooth Fm, Lagos

Joyce Onyemuwa – Cool fm, Lagos

 

 

ELOY AWARD FOR EMPOWERMENT:

This is for a woman who has contributed to and invested in mentoring, inspiring and empowering other women.

Chisom Ogbumuo, The Conversation Cafe.

Funke Oguntuga, Heartminders

Nkem Okocha, Mamamoni

Mercy Makinde, Amazing Amazon’s initiative.

Success Omaje Julius, Experience Dev hub.

 

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD:

A woman who has made a significant social impact in the community and Nigeria as a w whole. Has provided a solution to cultural, education, environmental or financial challenges with her innovative product or service.

Augusta Nwokafor, Enterprising women Nigeria.

Esther Ijewere, Women of Rubies

Temilade Salami, ECOWarriors

Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola, Wecyclers

Yetunde Fadeyi, Reesafrica.

Achenyo Idachaba – Obaro, Mitimeth

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY LUFTHANSA: This award is for a woman who has demonstrated great social media followership which she uses to promote her brand and other brands. This Award category is sponsored by Lufthansa Airlines.

Nelly Agbogu, Naijabrandchick

Hustlersquare

Cynthia Nwadiora, CEE C

Gloria Oloruntobi, Maraji

Uriel Oputa

Bisola Aiyeola

 

 

FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY LUSH HAIR :

An award for a fashion designer who has been consistent and creative within the ELOY year

Nonninstics

Style temple

Tubo

Moofa designs

Wanni Fuga

Imad Eduso

Gozel green

 

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