Three health advocates, two youth commissioners, two poets, others are on the list of nominees for The Future Awards Africa … all nominees are under 28
Rema, Jemima Osunde, Mr Macaroni, Odunayo Eweniyi, others are on the list of nominees for The Future Awards Africa … all nominees are under 28 years old
As the start date of the first 3-day digital festival of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) approaches, the Central Working Committee has announced this year’s nominees for all twenty award categories. The awards will, in keeping with tradition, celebrate the achievements of young Africans who have excelled brilliantly in the past year.
Among the list of amazing young people to join an already formidable class of TFAA alumni are comedian and actor, Debo ‘Mr Macaroni’ Adedayo; the poet Romeo Oriogun; creative director and fashion designer, King David; actress, Jemima Osunde, CEO and founder of Patricia Technologies Limited, Fejiro Hanu Aigbodje and musician Rema.
The nominees were revealed in a special broadcast on Channels TV and Pop Central hosted by Dela Michel from Ghana and Tomike Adeoye from Nigeria.
Speaking about nominations, Director of Operations, RED | For Africa, Bukonla Adebakin said: “This year’s nominated list of extraordinary and impressive young people from across Africa spans various fields and institutions. Even at a turbulent time for many nations, they persisted and accomplished incredible feats through determination, empathy, hard work, determination and creativity. “
“From film to music to governance and fashion, these categories encompass the brightest and youngest minds on the continent who have inspired us all, impacted politics and politics, and are positively changing the course of our societies. It is with such hope for the future of our content and recognition of the achievements of the nominees that we unveil the 2020 class, ”he said.
The Future Festival will be held as a TV and Digital Festival from November 27 to 29, 2020, while The Future Awards Africa will air on November 28 on Africa Magic, MTV Base and Pop Central.
In recognition of the remarkable progress made in the fight against sexual and gender-based violence this year, The Future Awards Africa will also donate 25% of the proceeds accumulated this year to NGOs working to end sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria. .
The Future Awards Africa presents The Future Festival in association with Y! Africa. The media partners are Africa Magic, MTV Base, POP Central TV, Cool FM, Nigeria Info, BellaNaija.com and YNaija.com.
A one-week period is open to the public for any complaint related to the category’s nominees. All inquiries should be directed to [email protected]
Follow @TFAAfrica to stay up to date with the latest TFAA news. The official hashtags for 2020 are #TheFutureFestival, # TFAA15 and #TheAgeofRevolution.
The full list of nominees is below:
Read profiles at awards.thefutureafrica.com
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Film: This award recognizes the contributions of film industry professionals to improving the craft of filmmaking and influencing global audiences during the year under review.
Johnson. E. Awolola. 28
Dafe Oboro, 25
Ademola Falomo, 22
Dawa Thompson, 27
Nora Awolowo, 21
Temi Evo, 25 years old
TG Omori, 25 years old
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Content Creation: The spectrum of new media has changed and this award recognizes the contributions of individuals or teams who have dedicated themselves to creating a measurable impact using media as a tool to advance their chosen fields.
Debo ‘Mr Macaroni’ Adedayo, 28 years old
Babatunde ‘Ikorodu Bois’ Sanni, 23 years old
Apaokagi ‘Taaooma’ Maryam, 21
Dimma Umeh, 27
Winifred ‘Zeelicious Foods’ Emmanuel, 26
Tomike Adeoye, 25 years old
Salem King Ibrahim, 25
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Literature: This award is given to a young person who has successfully written, published or marketed books.
Romeo Oriogun, 28
Tobi Eyinade, 28 years old
Tomi Adeyemi, 27 years old
Ebenezer Agu, 28
Logan Feb 21
«Pemi Aguda 27
Nnamdi Ehirim, 26
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion: This award recognizes the work of an individual (s) in the fashion industry who has impacted the industry through their chosen medium and created a tangible body of work.
Destiny Nwadiare, 21 years old
King David, 25
Frank Aghuno, 25 years old
Faith Oluwajimi, 23
Fisayo Longe, 27
Daniel Obasi, 25 years old
Taofeek Abijako, 23 years old
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting: This award recognizes the outstanding talent and remarkable accomplishments of an actor or actress whose work has distinguished them.
Chimezie Imo, 27
Ruby Akubueze, 23
Tobi Bakre, 25 years old
Jemima Osunde, 24 years old
Jide-Kene Achufusi, 28 years old
Bukunmi Oluwasina, 26 years old
Tomiwa Tegbe, 28 years old
The Future Awards Africa Award for Entrepreneurship: This award is given to an entrepreneur who has founded, directed and grown a business or private company to achieve measurable success through extraordinary vision, leadership and commitment to innovation in the year in question.
Akomolafe Henrich Bankole, 27 years old
Ogechukwu Alexis Obah, 28 years old
Fejiro Hanu Aigbodje, 24 years old
Barbara Okereke, 28
Adetola Nola, 28
Peniel Bello, 26 years old
Tracy Batta, 28
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music: This award is given to a recording and performing artist whose music has had a significant impact on the industry and earned him a local and international reputation in the year under review.
Divine ‘Rema’ Ikubor, 21
Adedamola ‘Fireboy’ Ade folahan, 24 years old
Florence ‘Cuppy’ Otedola, 27
Zainab ‘Lady Donli’ Donli, 24 years old
Stanley ‘Omah Lay’ Didia, 23
Temilade ‘Tems’ Openiyi, 25 years old
Chike-Ezekpeazu ‘CHIKE’ Osebuka, 27
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Art: This award seeks to highlight the extraordinary achievements of visual, performing and digital artists in the field of creative and visual arts during the year under review.
Chigozie Obi, 23 years old
Obayomi Anthony Ayodele, 26
Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu, 25 years old
Ayogu Kingsley, 26
Tonia Nneji, 27 years old
Ayanfe Olarinde, 24 years old
Fawaz Oyedeji, 23 years old
The Future Awards Africa award for activism: This award recognizes the contributions of an individual to ensure that their work influences decisions within the political, economic and social systems and institutions for the development of the country in the chosen causes.
Hassana Maina, 22 years old
Hajara Kabeer Abdulfatah, 24 years old
Wilson Atumeyi, 26
Aghogho Odibo, 28 years old
Richard Akuson, 27
Kelechukwu Nwachukwu Lucky, 26
Adenike Titilope Oladosu 26
THE Future Awards Africa Award for Journalism: This award is given to a writer, reporter, host, producer, and other professionals who work in the journalistic profession and who have demonstrated excellence in storytelling and bringing news to the public.
Aisha Salaudeen, 26 years old
Aneta Felix 27
Adejumo Kabir, 23 years old
Abdulbaqi Aliyu Jari, 28 years old
Aanu Adeoye 27
Solomon Elusoji, 26
Victoria Sanusi 27
The Future Awards Africa Award for Health and Wellbeing: This award recognizes the contribution of an individual or team that has made a tangible impact on the health and wellness industry.
Elizabeth Ita, 25 years old
Nanahawau Kolawole 24
Victor Ugo 28
Amanda Iheme 27
Chioma Nwakanma 28
Chioma Nwosu, 26
Daniel D. Faleti, 28 years old
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Disruption: This award recognizes the work of a researcher, scientist, innovator, inventor who has contributed to the advancement and application of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) whether for personal benefit, career advancement, charity or administrative duties. within the year under review.
Adegoke Olubusi, 27; Tito Ovia, 27; Dimeji Sofowora, 28
Yanmo Omorogbe, 26 years old
Boluwaji Alepaye, 22 years old
Walter Isoko 23
David Oluwatobiloba Adeyemi, 23 years old
Adeniyi Omotayo, 28 years old
Fred Oyetayo, 27
The Future Awards Africa Award for Lawyers: This award is given to a young person who has recorded notable achievements in the legal sector during the year under review.
Abdullateef Olasubomi Abdul, 26 years old
Caleb Adebayo, 27
Damilola Wright, 27
Georgette Monnou, 27 years old
Oluwaseun Ayansola, 28 years old
Efemena Iluezi-Ogbaudu, 25 years old
Adekunle Charles Olaniyi, 27
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty: This award is given to a young person who has recorded remarkable achievements in the beauty industry.
Omolola Sidahome 26
Bisola Omoregha, 26 years old
Ronald Mmeka, 27
Eronmosele ‘Eron Shaddy’ Ozah, 24
Adefunke Adefule, 25 years old
Doyinsola Afolabi, 26 years old
Lydia Stanley Chukwudebelu, 26
Africa Award The Future Awards for conducting conversations: This award is given to a young man who consistently drives positive conversations and shapes culture.
Daniel Orubo, 28 years old
Jolaoluwa Ayeye, 27, and Feyikemi Abudu
Vincent Desmond, 21
Ebele Molua, 25 years old
Matthew ‘Blaise’ Nwozaku, 21
Damilola Odufuwa, 28 years old
The Future Awards Africa Award for Entrepreneurship: This award recognizes the contributions of a professional who has dedicated himself to making a tangible impact in the private sector through innovation and collaboration in the year in question.
Benjamin Dada, 26
Derrick Ikenga, 24
Terver Bendega, 26 years old
Tega Edwin-Ajogun, 28 years old
Ejiro Esigbone, 27
Derin Adebayo, 26 years old
Lehle Baldé, 28 years old
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Governance: This award is given to a technocrat who has made an outstanding contribution to the public services sector during the year in question (this excludes presidents, governors and senators).
Olumide Alonge, 27 years old
Jude Feranmi, 28
Cephas Ayako-Ashwa, 28 years old
Alex Adekunle James 28
Oluwaseun Temidayo Fakorede, 28 years old
Adebusayo Olateru – Olagbegi, 27
Joana Kolo, 26 years old
The Future Awards Africa serving young people (55 and under): This award is given to an outstanding person (under the age of 55) who donates their time and money to help young people across the country (excluding politicians and people in government).
Mosunmola ‘Mo’ Abudu
Michael ‘Don Jazzy’ Ajereh
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Community Action: This award seeks to recognize the contributions of people from across Africa to community building during the year in question.
Ellen Chilemba, 22, Malawi
Samira Isah Modibbo, 28, Nigeria
Derick Omari, 24, Ghana
Seyi Aragbada, 26, Nigeria
Nelson Kwaje, 28, South Sudan
Anyanwu Joseph, 23, Nigeria
Trevor Oahile, 23, Botswana
Njeri Gateru, 31, Kenya
David Avido, 24, Kenya
Ayodeji Alonge, 22, Nigeria
The Future Awards Africa for Young Person of the Year: This award is given to a young man who has become a force for change, capturing the collective imagination of all Africans through his personal achievements, public image and personal triumphs.
Odunayo Eweniyi, 27, Nigeria
Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, 24, Uganda
Ogutu Okudo, 28, Kenya
O’Plérou Grebet, 22, Ivory Coast
Wisdom Mawuli Parku 26 Ghana
Dineo Lioma, 28, South Africa
Divine ‘Rema’ Ikubor, 21, Nigeria
Source: – Thefutureafrica