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TENI, ADESOLA ADE-UNUIGBE, TOLANI ALLI, TIMINI EGBUSON, OTHERS NOMINATED FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA 2019

Burna Boy, DeboOgundoyin, Teni, Falz The Bahd Guy, Tega Oghenejobo of Mavin Records, Adesola Ade-Unuigbe of BellaNaija, Sharon Ooja, Timini Egbuson, Tolani Alli, Tubobereni of Tubo Woman, Stephen Tayo and others have been nominated for the 2019 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA).

The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the awards released the list of nominees covering twenty-one categories in the 14th edition of Africa’s biggest youth awards holding on 24 November, 2019 at the Balmoral Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.

Themed ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe, the nominees represent outstanding young talents, innovators, entrepreneurs and community advocates in various industries who are breaking boundaries. Since its inception, The Future Awards Africa has championed over 2,000 trailblazers between 18 – 31 years across the continent, including Tara Fela-Durotoye, Innocent ‘2Face’ Idibia, Samson Itodo, Mark Angel, BisolaBorha, BolanleOlukanni, ZainabBalogun, BayoOmoboriowo, IkechukwuOviawe, and many more.

BukonlaAdebakin, Chief Operating Officer of The Future Project expressed her excitement about the new nominees and emphasized the importance of recognizing extraordinary young Nigerians in the leadership space who are achieving greatness.

“We are excited to present this list of nominees which were meticulously selected. At TFAA, we recognize and acknowledge young people’s talent and innovations, so introducing the nominees for class of 2019 serves to remind those that celebrate them that the world is watching and whatever you do is worth doing well,” she said.

See full list below:

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ACTING

TiminiEgbuson (32)
Bimbo Ademoye (28)
Bandele ‘Baaj’ Adebule (30)
Sharon Ooja (28)
Fatima WashaAbdullahi (26)
Moshood Fattah (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR AGRICULTURE

Emmanuel Maduka (24)
ChiamakaNdukwu Theresa and Kenneth Okonkwo (25/25)
UkaEje (29)
Divine-Love Akam (24)
RotimiOlawale (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ADVOCACY

HamzatLawal (32)
Bright Jaja (29)
Uchechi ‘Ucy’ Rochas (27)
IfedayoDurosinmi-Etti (30)
FunkeAdeoye (27)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ARTS (VISUAL & APPLIED)

Arinze Stanley (26)
Ken Nwadiogbu (25)
Dipo Doherty (28)
OlarindeOlayemiAyanfeoluwa (22)
OlabankeSubair (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR COMMUNITY ACTION
This is a category open to public voting on awards.thefutureafrica.com/vote

AbdulazeezKaltumi (27)
YetundeFadeyi (27)
KelechukwuNwachukwu Lucky (25)
Tony Joy (27)
Akpobi Elvis (31)
Isaac Success (28)
Stephen Teru (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FILM-MAKING

KayodeKasum (28)
Dare Olaitan (28)
Chinney Love Eze (31)
RahamaSadau (26)
UcheOdoh (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

AkwaekeEmezi (32)
IjeomaUmebinyuo (30)
LanaireAderemi (20)
Oyinkan Braithwaite (31)
Otosirieze Obi-Young (25)

 

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MEDIA

Peace Itimi (24)
Paul Alasiri (27)
EdirinEdewor (28)
Samuel Ajiboye (28)
TosinOlaseinde (31)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MUSIC

TeniolaApata (26)
DaminiEbunoluwa ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu (28)
Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana (29)
John ‘Johnny Drille’ Ighodalo (29)
Sadiq ‘Wurld’ Onifade (32)

 

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

BukkyAkomolafe (31)
Adesola Ade-Unuigbe (28)
YinkaIyinolakan (30)
Onoriode Reginald Aziza (27)
Peter TegaOghenejobo (32)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR OAP (VISUAL & AUDIO)

Osato ‘EDK’ Edokpayi (27)
Huisaina ‘Dashen’ Usman (31)
MayowaOgundele – Adegoke (30)
Simi ‘Drey’Adejumo (21)
Sandra Ezekwesili (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

AdetolaOnayemi (28)
IbijokeFaborede (31)
Moses Onalapo (29)
Dr AchamaEluwa (31)
Fehintola Ajogbasile and Judith Oguzie (27/32)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR SPORTS

Al-farouqAminu (29)
Georgia Oboh (18)
Eseoghene Oguma (21)
Samuel Chukwueze (23)
Israel Adesanya (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR EDUCATION

Olaseni Cole (32)
OmozinoEguh (28)
EyitayoOgunmola (31)
SeyiOluyole (27)
Farida Kabir (27)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR TECHNOLOGY

ChineduAzodoh/ AdetayoBamiro (29/32)
Zang Luka Bot (28)
Muhammad SalisuAbdullahi (28)
Timothy Adeleye (25)
FunfereKoroye (29)

 

 

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FASHION

Andrea Iyamah (26)
DerinFabikun (29)
TuboboreniSandrah (28)
Osemwengie Victor Odion (31)
Kenneth Izedonmwen (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR BUSINESS

Adekunle Hassan (31)
Obi Ozor (30)
Chika Madubuko (30)
OlawaleAyilara (31)
TiwalolaOlanubi (31)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR JOURNALISM

Aisha Salaudeen (25)
Joey Akan (28)
AyodejiRotinwa (29)
Shola Lawal (25)
Kiki Mordi (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Adah Clarence (30)
YemiAjala (31)
Praise Nnemeka (21)
Stephen Tayo (25)
TolaniAlli (27)

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