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

#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

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 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

Essential Takeaways from The Future Awards Africa 2014 (#TFAA2014) by Mark Nwani

The Future Awards Africa (#TFAA2014) which took place on the 7th of December, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria was heralded by lots of celebration and fanfare, most of which were centered on the recognition and acknowledgement of young entrepreneurs breaking boundaries (literally) to define themselves. From determined entrepreneurs like Boniface MwangiContinue Reading

Executive Director, Chude Jideonwo Speech at The Future Awards Africa 2014

Before I turn 30 next year, help us reach over 500,000 youth with jobs and skills

Being a speech delivered by Chude Jideonwo, Executive Director, The Future Project at The Future Awards Africa 2014, 7 December, Intercontinental Hotels, Lagos, Nigeria

In March next year, I will finally turn 30. I can’t wait for that day to come.

More importantly it will be 15 years since I started my work career, and all of that 15 years has been focused on the youth. At least 10 of it, specifically on youth development.