Meet the Nominees of the Future Awards Africa for 2018


The Future Awards is a reputable award which recognizes the contributions of Africans between the ages of 18 – 31 who have made important strides in policy, business, entertainment, sports and technology. The awards are given by the Future Project, a social enterprise which focuses on human and capital development in Africa. This year the following persons made the list of nominees in various categories. Check out nominees’ profiles on their website. The award ceremony would be held on 16 December 2018 at the Balmoral Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.


The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting

  1. Zainab Balogun (29)]

  2. Maryam Booth (24)

  3. Bisola Aiyeola (32)

  4. Adesua Etomi (31)

  5. Alex Ekubo (32)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy

  1. Charles Odii (30)

  2. Hauwa Ojeifo (26)

  3. Samira Sanusi (30)

  4. Gospel Martins (30)

  5. Uche Kenneth (31)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Agriculture

  1. Abdulfatah Sadiq (31)

  2. Abubakar Sadiq Falalu (28)

  3. Jesse Osiobe (31)

  4. Oluwafemi Aliu (25)

  5. Ayodele Sipasi Olalekan (32)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Business

  1. Ladipo Lawani (30)

  2. Sunkanmi Ola (26)

  3. Chidi Ajaere (31)

  4. Ronke Bamisedun (31)

  5. Mohammed Jammal (31)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Comedy

  1. Samuel ‘Broda Shaggi’ Perry (25)

  2. Gloria ‘Maraji’ Oloruntobi (21)

  3. Mark Angel (27)

  4. Lasisi Elenu (29)

  5. Adeyela ‘Omo Ibadan’ Adebola (23)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Creativity

  1. Ken Nwadiogbu (24)

  2. Kingsley Ayogu (23)

  3. Ayobola Kekere-Ekun (25)

  4. Haneefa Adam (27)

  5. Uche Ugo (31)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion

  1. Tosin ‘Style-Infidel’ Ogundadegbe (30)

  2. Ozinna Anumudu (26)

  3. Papa ‘Maxivive’ Oyeyemi (26)

  4. ‘Emmy Kasbit’ Emmanuel Okoro (28)

  5. Amy Akudo ‘Shekudo’ Iheakanwa (29)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Journalism

  1. Hannah Ojo (30)

  2. Linus Unah (26)

  3. Kemi Busari (29)

  4. Festus Iyorah (25)

  5. Taiwo Adebulu (29)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

  1. Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu (27)

  2. Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye (30)

  3. Niniola Apata (31)

  4. Folarin Falz Falana (28)

  5. Adekunle Gold (30)

  6. Adewale ‘Mayorkun’ Mayowa Emmanuel (25)