2017 Future Awards Africa winners

Winners of The Future Awards Africa (full list)

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 Adekunle Gold and Mimi Onalaja and, the keynote speech was given by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

See the full list below:


COMEDY : Otolorin Kehinde ‘Kenny Blaq’ Peter (25)

ART & CULTURE : Ayobami Adebayo (29)

EDUCATION; ENDOWED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX : Samson Abioye (late)/ Oluyemi Oluwaseun Imole / Akanji Abayomi Gideon (26/29/23)

JOURNALISM : Eromo Egbejule (27)

PHOTOGRAPHY : Yagazie Eguare (30)

ADVOCACY : Ayodeji Osowobi (27)

NEW MEDIA : Femi ‘Kraks’ Bakre (24)

ACTING : Sambasa Nzeribe (29)

PUBLIC SERVICE : Dada Olabisi Mary (29)

TECHNOLOGY : Chris Kwekowe (24)

AGRICULTURE : Adetola Adeleke (31)

BEAUTY : Anita ‘Brows’ Adetoye (26)

FASHION AND DESIGN : Bisola ‘Ladybiba’ Adeniyi (25)

MEDIA ENTERPRISE : Timilehin Bello (25)

SPORTS : Anthony Joshua (28)


ON AIR PERSONALITY (AUDIO) : Tisan Jeremiah Bako (31)

MUSIC : Davido (25)

BUSINESS : Bisola Borha (31)

YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR : Ayodeji ‘Wizkid’ Balogun (27)


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