Zainab Balogun,Simi, Mark Angel win big at The Future Awards Africa 2018.
The 13th edition of The Future Awards Africa was held on Sunday, December 16th at the prestigious Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos with dignitaries in attendance, Among them are Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria; Biodun Shobanjo, Chairman, Troyka Holdings; Kingsley Moghalu, 2019 presidential candidate, Young Progressives Party; entrepreneur and philanthropist, Jumoke Adenowo; Salawa Abeni and many more.
The Future Awards Africa has been called the ‘Nobel Prize for Young Africans’, and the ‘most important youth awards’ by Forbes. It is a set of prizes given annually to celebrate and accelerate innovation, creativity and enterprise amongst young Africans aged 18 – 31. It has produced over 150 winners and over 1550 nominees since its first edition in 2006.
The 20 winners of the 2018 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) were honoured at the awards ceremony.
Here’s the full list of winners
Prize for Acting
Prize for Advocacy
Prize for Agriculture
Ayodele Sipasi Olalekan
Prize for Business
Prize for Music
Prize for New Media
Prize for Technology
Odunayo Eweniyi, Joshua Chibueze and Somtochukwu Ifezue (Founders of Piggybank)
Prize for Photography
Prize for Comedy
Prize for Creativity
Ayobola Kekere Ekun
Prize for Professional Service
Temi Marcella Awogboro
Prize for Fashion
Tosin “The Style Infidel” Ogundadegbe
Prize for On-Air Personality (TV)
Prize for On-Air Personality (Radio)
Prize for Public Service
Daniel Philemon Saradau
Prize for Journalism
Prize for Sports
Prize for Screen Producer
The Future Awards Africa Prize & the University of Sussex for Education
Prize for Young Person of the Year