Samson Itodo, Simi, Zainab Balogun, Mark Angel, Nadine Ibrahim emerge winners at The Future Awards Africa 2018… See full list

Simisola ‘Simi’ Ogunleye, Zainab Balogun, Chidi Ajaere, Mark Angel, Nadine Ibrahim were among the winners at The Future Awards Africa 2018 held yesterday at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.

Youth advocate, Samson Itodo was however the biggest winner of the night as he carted away the coveted Young Person of the Year 2018 award for his work as leader of the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA), a non-governmental organization calling for youth participation in governance.

Hosted by Bolanle Olukanni and Tobi Bakre, 20 winners emerged at this year’s event, with trailblazers selected across their communities in categories ranging from social activism, business, and entertainment.

The Future Awards Africa celebrates young, diverse and innovative young Africans between the ages of 18 and 31, who are making a difference through social good, social enterprise and creativity.

The Future Awards Africa 2018 is presented by The Future Project, Guaranty Trust Bank and H20h.

See the full list of winners below:

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for comedy

Winner: Mark Angel

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Photography

Winner: Emmanuel Oyeleke

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Business

Winner: Chidi Ajaere

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for New Media

Winner John Obidi

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Acting

Winner Zainab Balogun

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Advocacy

Winner: Uche Kenneth Udekwe

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Agriculture

Winner: Ayodele Sipasi Olalekan

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for screen producer

Winner: Nadine Ibrahim

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for OAP TV

Winner: Olive Emodi

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 University of Sussex Prize for Education

Winner: Itodo Anthony

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for professional Service

Temi Marcella Awogboro

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Public service

Winner: Daniel Philemon Saradau

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Fashion

Winner: Tosin Ogundadegbe

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Journalism

Winner: Linus Unah

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Creativity

Winner: Ayobola Kekere Ekun

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Technology

Winner: Odunayo Oweniyi, Joshua Chibueze and Somotochukwu Ifezue (Piggy Bank)

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Tosyn Bucknor Prize for OAP Radio

Winner: Foluwake Folustorms Ogunkeye

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for Music

Winner: Simisola  ‘Simi’ Bolatito Ogunleye

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Prize for sports

Winner Ahmed Musa

  • The Future Awards Africa 2018 Young person of the year

Winner: Samson Itodo

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