The Future Awards Africa Influencers Breakfast Hangout

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) held their first influencers breakfast hangout on the 24th of August, 2018. The event which was a breakfast hangout, featured influencers from various industries and states. To organise an awards campaign/event in 2018 that further celebrates the success of the Nigerian youth, some of the deliberations included; Building on the successContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa embarks on media tour

As part of its call for nomination activities, in preparation for the 2018 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), organisers of the awards, The Future Project (TFP) paid courtesy visits to Eko FM to speak to the youth corpers on the influence of youth on the growth of Nigerian economy. TFAA 2017 winners, FemiContinue Reading

Nigeria’s New Tribe: The Future Awards Africa announces 2018 nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Nigeria’s foremost youth awards, has announced its call for nominations for the 2018 edition. Building on the theme ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’ launched in 2017, the 13th edition of the prestigious awards seeks to reward excellence by celebrating advocates, creators, and pioneers between the ages of 18 and 31 – young peopleContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa continues school tour at British International School

In conclusion of the 2018 school tour for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), organisers of the awards, The Future Project (TFP) held a 2-hour seminar at the British International School, Lekki. The School tour is focused on developing young individuals in leadership, career and active citizenship, began on Tuesday April 24, 2018 and will runContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa Launches 2018 school tour

In preparation for the 2018 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), organisers of the awards, The Future Project (TFP) have launched its post TFAA activities starting with the school tour. The School tour is focused on developing young individuals in leadership, career and active citizenship, began on Tuesday April 24, 2018 and will runContinue Reading

African Young Chefs Competition hosts winners of The Future Awards Africa 2017

Winners of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2017 were hosted to a dinner by the African Young Chefs Competition on Saturday, 24 February, 2018 at the Culinary Academy, Ikoyi, Lagos. The event was a celebration of young talents and entrepreneurs driving the new African narrative, while also highlighting the impact of the Awards on theirContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Profiles

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ACTING Samuel Ajibola (30) Sambasa Nzeribe (29) Bidemi Kosoko (29) Akah Nnani (29) Ini-Idima Okojie (27) THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FASHION AND DESIGN Joseph O. Ike and Ola Akindehinde (JZO Fashion) (31/26) Bisola ‘Ladybiba’ Adeniyi (25) Paolo Sisiano (29) Muktar Onifade (26) Olivia & Sylvia ‘Gozel Green’Continue Reading

#TFAA2017: WIZKID, DAVIDO, EROMO EGBEJULE… | HERE’S THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS

The 12th edition of The Future Awards 2017 held December 9, 2017, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among young Nigerians aged 18 – 31, TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity. The hosts for the night were AdekunleContinue Reading

#NigeriasNewTribe: The Future Awards Africa 2017 nominees cover ThisDay Style; to feature on Rubbin’ Minds at 3pm

Nominees for The Future Awards Africa 2017 (TFAA2017) covered today’s edition of ThisDay Style Magazine. Selected nominees will also make an appearance on Nigeria’s most popular youth talk show, Rubbin’ Minds on ChannelsTV at 3pm today. The ThisDay Style cover features TFAA2017 nominees including Adekunle Gold, Ini Dima Okojie, Akah Nnani, Kenny Blaq, Ayodeji Rotinwa,Continue Reading

The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Reception

The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Reception hosted at The Ford Foundation office, in Ikoyi. Photos of some of the nominees and guests at the reception.       Bukunyi Olateru-Olgbegi Chair, The Central Working Committee of The Future Awards Africa  

Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun, Mary Njoku, Amaka Osakwe and Iyin Aboyeji and Silas Adekunle gets Young Person of the Year nominations; Award event set for December 9, 2017

  With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among Nigerians aged 18 – 31, the TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity. Arguably Nigeria’s most influential artist this year, Wizkid released one of the biggest albums of the year, ‘Sounds from the Other Side’. He recordedContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Profiles

      The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting   Samuel Ajibola   (30)   Nollywood is an unforgiving place for actors. It is even worse for child actors, who struggle to find roles that provide nuance and truly challenge the ability of the child actor to understand and interpret complex emotions so convincingly onContinue Reading

#NigeriasNewTribe: The Future Awards Africa unveils nominees for 2017 edition

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled its list of nominees for the 12th edition of the prestigious awards. With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among young Nigerians aged 18 – 31, the TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity. The Central Working Committee ofContinue Reading

#NigeriasNewTribe: Arthur Ngwube and Tallulah Doherty to host The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Unveiling

  Africa’s biggest awards event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), is set to unveil the nominees for its 12th edition this Sunday, 19 November 2017. Hosted by two of Nigeria’s media personalities, Arthur Ngwube of Rhythm FM and Tallulah Doherty of EbonyLife TV, the unveiling will be televised on Channels TV at 3 p.m. Representing theContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa launches Nigeria’s New Tribe campaign; Calls for Nominations

The Future Awards Africa, Nigeria’s foremost Awards event, today announced its call for nomination of young Africans with outstanding achievements in 2017. Themed ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’, this year’s edition seeks to acknowledge inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and innovation. Beyond tribal lines, tunic differences and religious affiliations, they areContinue Reading

Winner of The Future Awards Africa 2013 Prize for Arts &Culture; Kenneth Gyang releases new movie

Kenneth Gyang’s “The Lost Cafe” is an uplifting story about a girl’s decision to rise above dark family secrets and culture shock to live her dreams abroad, finding the most unusual answers to her troubling questions somewhere in Drammen where she meets the half blind, strange owner of a quaint coffee shop that serves theContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa Winner Bukola Bolarinwa receives Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017

Bukola Bolarinwa who won The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy in 2016 was selected last year as one of the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders. She was presented with the award on Thursday 29th of June, 2017. Bukola Bolarinwa was born with Sickle Cell Disease, and after noticing the chronic shortage of blood faced byContinue Reading

Nigerian and British Universities join The Future Awards Africa for summit on Leadership and Career Development

The University of Lagos hosted the University of Sussex (UK) and winners of The Future Awards Africa on Friday June 30, 2017 to engage the youth audience on leadership and empowering strategies for productive careers. The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) are a set of awards given to young individuals between the ages of 18-31 whoContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa Launches Post-TFAA School Tour

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) launches school tour across secondary schools in Nigeria. The School tour is focused on developing young individuals in leadership, career and active citizenship, began on Thursday June 8, 2017 at Supreme Education Foundation, Magodo, Lagos state, Nigeria, and will run till the end of June 2017. “The development of youthsContinue Reading

Jake Okechukwu Effoduh to deliver Keynote Address at the Human Welfare Conference in Oxford

Winner of The Future Africa Awards for Community Action in 2014, Jake Okechukwu Effoduh has been selected to deliver the Keynote Address at the University of Oxford’s Human Welfare Conference. Hosted by the Green Templeton College of the University and scheduled to hold in May 2017, the Human Welfare Conference is an annual meeting thatContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa announces plans for next 10 years, rolls out country-to-country model, opens up franchises

The Central Working Committee for Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has announced its plans for the next 10 years of the awards. The move follows a review of the last ten years by its Global Board of Advisors – meeting in July 2016. Based on that decision, the series of eventsContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa launches Nigerian theme for its 11th edition, nominees list released Sunday 4th December

Following the announcement by the Central Working Committee (CWC) for Africa’s biggest youth event The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), the Awards is launching its country model plan with a focus on Nigeria. This has been a difficult year in Nigeria, but despite the adversity, the youth have risen to the challenge. A new cohort ofContinue Reading

‘You already won when you got nominated’ | Omojuwa tells #TFAA2016 nominees

The Future Awards Africa 2016 is over but Nigerians are still reacting to the happenings of the night. One of them is social media expert and commentator, J.J Omojuwa who took his Instagram early this morning to share some thoughts on awards, nominations and eventual winners. Read here: View this post on Instagram I wantContinue Reading

DJ Obi, Stephanie Coker & others! The Future Awards Africa 2016 nominees cover Thisday Style

The Future Awards (TFA) will release a full list of its nominees for the 2016 edition on Sunday. Some of the nominees who appeared on Sunday’s edition of ThisDay Style magazine include Tosin Ajibade, Stephanie Coker, Obi Ajuonuma (DJ Obi), Oluwo Adedunmola, Jane Michael Ekanem, Kehinde Paul, Kenneth Okwor, Adenrele Sonariwo and Bidemi Zakariyau. TheContinue Reading

Ghana President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo is keynote speaker at The Future Awards Africa

The Future Awards, Africa’s biggest youth event, has announced the keynote speaker for its awards ceremony. The keynote speakers of the Awards, in past editions, have been role model leaders, with exemplary profiles and global relevance, in persons of Dr. Okonjo-Iweala, former Coordinating Minster of the Economy, former Vice President of the World Bank, ObiageliContinue Reading

Meet Godwin Benson, winner of The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education | Endowed by University of Sussex

After a Sunday night that saw the best of young people across Nigeria and beyond being recognized by the organizers of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) for their outstanding achievement in various fields of endeavour, YNaija caught up with Godwin Benson, the TFAA winner in the Education category. Benson is a first class graduate ofContinue Reading

The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TFESS) Training – Quarter 1

The Future Project announces its training scheduled for first quarter 2017. TFESS will continue to support and up-skill young persons who are interested in developing their skills in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Technology and Creative (ETC). This quarter, TFP has partnered with Gamsole (a Gaming Mobile Company) and A2 Creative (a creative brand development company) onContinue Reading

See the inspiring profiles of the winners of The Future Awards Africa 2016

Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa came to a triumphant climax on Sunday when it held its annual ceremony, now in its 11th year. We were introduced to the key players shaping the future in the 105 nominees identified across 21 categories. The event was well attended by Nigeria’s political, cultural, media andContinue Reading

University of Sussex partners with The Future Awards Africa for prize in education

The Future Awards Africa is pleased to announce  The University of Sussex ‎as its Education partner. “Our accomplished students and alumni – which include many prominent African leaders – stand testimony to our belief in developing talent and leadership capacity.” “Building empowered citizens is at the core of our work in Africa and central toContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa 2016 Nominees Profiles

The Future Awards Africa & EbonyLife Prize for Acting   ADESUA ETOMI 30 Her professional acting career began in 2014 with the release of her first film Knocking On Heaven’s Door. Her brand shows that all you need is talent and the courage to chase your dreams and you will live the life you wantContinue Reading

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA UNVEILS THOSE IN THE RUNNING FOR AFRICA’S BIGGEST PRIZE FOR YOUTH…

If you’re reading this, you were probably told in your early years, that you are the future leader of tomorrow. Well, tomorrow is today. A few hours ago, The Future Awards Africa, Africa’s biggest youth event revealed its nominees, aged 18 – 32, for its awards that reward hardwork, talent and achievement. These are theContinue Reading

Timini Egbuson and Mimi Onalaja to host The Future Awards Africa 2016 Nominees Unveiling.

The wait is finally over! Nominees for Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa, now in its 11th year, will be unveiled this Sunday! Doing the honours will be the next big things in entertainment: actor and TV personality Timini Egbuson and TV host & fashion IT girl, Mimi Onalaja. These two fresh talentsContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa launches Nigerian theme for its 11th edition, nominees list released Sunday 4th December

Following the announcement by the Central Working Committee (CWC) for Africa’s biggest youth event The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), the Awards is launching its country model plan with a focus on Nigeria. This has been a difficult year in Nigeria, but despite the adversity, the youth have risen to the challenge. A new cohort of extraordinary peopleContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) Franchise

The Central Working Committee for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has approved 10 franchises to host TFAA events in countries across the world – from January 2017 – December 2020. To apply, send a mail titled Franchise Application to [email protected] and we will send you the selection guidelines and criteria.

The Future Awards Africa announces plans for next 10 years, rolls out country-to-country model, opens up franchises … to hold in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, others

  The Central Working Committee for Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has announced its plans for the next 10 years of the awards. The move follows a review of the last ten years by its Global Board of Advisors – meeting in July 2016. Based on that decision, the series ofContinue Reading

Canadian High Commission Nigeria supports TFAA Young Person of the Year, 2015

Philip Obaji Jr winner of The Future awards Africa(TFAA) was among the participants at the 37th International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) which held from June 5 – 24, 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The IHRTP was designed to build capacity within participants to undertake more effective human rights education. The emphasis throughout the Program isContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa Young Person of the Year, 2016, Adesoji Solanke Emerges Best Equity Analyst in Africa

Nigerian analyst Adesoji Solanke, has bagged yet another award, as the best equity analyst in Africa at the annual Financial Mail Top Analyst Awards, Johannesburg. Mr Solanke was a nominee of The Future Awards Africa in the category of Young person of the year in 2015. This award is given to young individuals in AfricaContinue Reading

1.5 millions more Nigerians became unemployed in 2016

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released its unemployment and underemployment report and it noted that another 1.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the first quarter of 2016. In the report, released Friday, the NBS said Nigeria’s unemployment rate grew from 10.4 percent in the last quarter in 2015 to 12.1 percent in the firstContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa visits Abeokuta, Badagry on post-TFAA event school tour

As part of the post-awards activities for its 10th season, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) launched the Africa Citizenship School, beginning with a tour across secondary schools and universities in Nigeria. The African Citizenship School is focused on developing young individuals in leadership, career and active citizenship.

329 million mobile phones is not growth, it is consumption | Chude Jideonwo’s rousing speech at The Future Awards Africa 2015

In 2000, the Economist made a bold declaration about Africa: it called us the hopeless continent. We screamed. We protested. Oyinbo people are trying to put us down. They are insulting us. It’s time for us to tell our own stories. E. T. C. So by 2011, the foreign media had gotten the message, andContinue Reading

Full list of winners at The Future Awards Africa 2015

The 10th year anniversary edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) which held today at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, lived up to its billing as Africa’s biggest youth event. The awards hosted by multi-talented singer and producer, Dare Art-Alade and South Africa’s leading OAP, Bonang Matheba saw 11 outstanding young achievers rewarded for their excellent work across the continent in different fields ranging fromContinue Reading

#WhatCountryDidYouGet?: Don Jazzy, D’banj, Asa, ‎Mai Atafo, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, others show off their exciting #TFAA invites for this Sunday!

There’s excitement in the air! This year’s invites to the 10th anniversary of The Future Awards Africa take an exciting detour, honoring 10 African countries. The invitation card is crafted in the map of 10 of these countries that have produced nominees for TFAA over the past three years – and everyone’s excited! Celebrities haveContinue Reading

The hosts for The Future Awards Africa 2015 this Sunday? BONANG MATHEBA from South Africa and DAREY from Nigeria!

The Central Working Committee for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2015 has announced the hosts of the ‎10th anniversary! They are Bonang Matheba,‎ South Africa’s favourite media personality, Bonang Methaba and award-winning artiste and music entrepreneur Dare Art-Alade.   The hosts represent the best of young Africans from across the continent, and will be presentingContinue Reading

First photos: Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Bovi, Toyin Lawani, Vj Adams, Kaylah, and others step out for The Future Awards Africa 2015 nominees reception

Comic superheroes! Trevoh Noah, Olamide, Yemi Alade, ‘Cassper Nyovest’, others unveiled as Africa’s heroes by The Future Awards Africa 2015 (PHOTOS) ]

         Following the announcement of nominees for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2015 in a continent-wide broadcast on EbonyLife TV and Channels TV yesterday, the awards have unveiled photos of the nominees today in an exciting art campaign with Comic Republic.   The 50 young Africans who are the nominees for the 2015 season – with nomineesContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa 2015 Nominees Profiles

Award Category: The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year Adesoji Solanke – 27, Nigeria Adesoji Solanke graduated with a first class degree in Economics from Babcock University at the age of 19. Since he discovered his passion for finance and research during his internship days at Vetiva Capital Management, he has gone aheadContinue Reading

The Future Awards Africa 2015 Nominees

The list is out! Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, lead the nominees for The Future Awards Africa 2015 – See the full list The Central Working Committee for Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled the anticipated list of the 50 young Africans who are the nominees for the 2015 season – with nominees from 11Continue Reading