The organisers of The Future Awards Africa 2016, Africa’s biggest youth event, have unveiled the highly anticipated nominees list for the 11th edition of the event – which holds on December 18 in Lagos.
The organisers of The Future Awards Africa 2016, Africa’s biggest youth event, have unveiled the highly anticipated nominees list for the 11th edition of the event – which holds on December 18 in Lagos.

The nominees, which were announced today, covers youths aged between 18 and 32 years, who are key players in technology, sports, art, creative, art, entertainment, fashion, etc.
Top Nigerian artists, Yemi Alade (27), Falz (26), Teckno (22), Kiss Danielz (23) and Mr. Eazi (25) among others will be vying for the Music category in a list which has 21 categories.
Here are nominees for The Future Awards 2016:
CATEGORY 1: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Acting
Adesua Etomi 30

Somkele Iyamah Idhalama 28

Rahama Sadau 24

Seun Ajayi 31

Daniel K Daniel 30

CATEGORY 2: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion
Adebayo Oke-Lawal 26

Wanger Ayu 30

Ogugua Okonkwo 29

Jane Micheal Ekanem 30

Sandra Itu 28

CATEGORY 3: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty
Joycee Awojoodu 28

Kehinde Smith 25

Iroghama B. Obuoforibo 31

Olajide David ‘ST.OLA’ Okerayi 25

Theodora ‘Doranne’ Anne Mogo 27

CATEGORY 4: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music
Yemi Alade 27

Oluwatosin ‘Mr Eazi’ Ajibade 25

Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana 26

Oluwatobiloba “Kiss Danielz” Daniel Anidugbe 23

Augustine ‘Tekno’ Miles Kelechi 22

CATEGORY 5: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Professional Service
Ify Afe 29

Kenneth Okwor 24

Solomon Ojeagbase 30

Dr Salihu Dasuki Nakande 29

Chidiogo Akunyili 31

CATEGORY 6: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Business
Seun Sangoleye 30

Yasmin Bello-Osagie/Afua Osei 27/29

Seyi Abolaji 32

Ifeanyi Orajaka 28

Affiong William 30

CATEGORY 7: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Sports
Seye Ogunlewe 25

Odion Ighalo 27

Omolayo Bose 27

Kehinde Paul 28

Kelechi Promise Iheanacho 20

CATEGORY 8: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education
Olumide Ogunlana and Chukwuwezam Obanor 26/27

Ezeakor Chineye 28

Arese Ugwu 31

Godwin Benson 27

Izunna Okafor 22

CATEGORY 9: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology
Shola Akinlade 31

Olaniran Abiola 27

Oluyomi Ojo 25

Andrew Airelobhegbei 23

Dele Bakare 27‎

CATEGORY 10: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for New Media
Tosin Ajibade 29

Femi Bakare and Adeyeri Michael 26/27

Ebenezar Wikina 23

Bizzle Oshikoya 30

Bashir Ahmed 25

CATEGORY 11: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Media Enterprise
Bankole Oluwafemi 29

Adaora Mbelu 30

Bidemi Zakariyau 27

Fatima Togbe 29

Samuel Ajiboye 25

CATEGORY 12: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service
Asuquo Ekpenyong 31

Aliyu Giwa 31

Esther Agbarakwe 31

Obieze Nwanna Nzewunwa 31

Ruqayya Nasir Sani 28

CATEGORY 13: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts & Culture
Emmanuel Oyeleke 29

Ndidi Emefele 29

Aderenle Sonariwo 29

Osa Okunkpolor 27

Eniola Idera Wunmi 23

CATEGORY 14: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Creative Professional
Obi “DJ Obi” Ajuonuma 26

Florence “DJ Cuppy” Ifeoluwa Otedola 24

Evans Akanno 27

Isioma Osaje 25

George Okoro 30

CATEGORY 15: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy
Wadi Ben-Hiki 19

Bukola Bolarinwa 28

Samson Itodo 30

Toks Bakare 31

Imrana Alhaji Buba 23

CATEGORY 16: The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture
Julius Adewopo 31

Abamu joseph 25

Shola Ladoja 31

Hamman Yerima Wabi 24

Ronke Aderinoye 30

CATEGORY 17: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Screen Producer
Chukwuka Egorh/James Omokwe 28/32

Mary Remmy Njoku 31

Asurf Oluseyi 32

Adeola Oshikojo 30

Usman Ahmad Kabara 31

CATEGORY 18: The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Journalism
Fisayo Soyombo 27

Eromo Egbejule 26

Ogechi Ekeanyanwu 31

Yemisi Adegoke 28

Chika Sandra Oduah 30

CATEGORY 19: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (visual)
Bolanle Olukanni 27

Stephanie Coker 27

Ehis Okoguale 29

Chukwuebuka ‘Chuey chu’ Okoye 25

Victor Mathias 29

CATEGORY 20: The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (audio)
Rolake Bello 30

Ayo Thomson 28

Mohammed Yusuf Suleiman (Mowiz) 29

Oluwakemi ‘Kemi Smallz’ Itari Catherine 28

Jennifer Nzewunwah 30

CATEGORY 21: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year
Mark Okoye 30

Ayodeji Ibrahim ‘Wizkid’ Balogun 27

John Boyega 24

Iyeh Kennedy 21

Dr Oluwo Adedunmola 24

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