TFAA 2016

The 11th edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA 2016) was held on Sunday, December 18 and it was a rousing success. The event was graced by giants of the political, media and entertainment sectors.

Ghana’s new President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo was present and gave a keynote address that was very well received. TFAA 2016 had a total of 105 nominees across 21 categories and the prestigious TFAA 2016 Young Person of the Year went to Nigeria’s youngest commissioner, Mark Okoye, head of the Economic Planning and Budget Development Team in Anambra State. Check below to see the nominees and the winners of the great event.

TFAA 2016 Nominees

The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Acting

  • Adesuwa Etomi, 30
  • Somkele Iyamah Idhalama, 28
  • Rahama Sadau, 24
  • Seun Ajayi, 31
  • Daniel K Daniel, 30

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion

  • Adebayo Oke-Lawal, 26
  • Wanger Ayu, 30
  • Ogugua Okonkwo, 29
  • Jane Micheal Ekanem, 30
  • Sandra Itu, 28

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty

  • Joycee Awojoodu, 28
  • Kehinde Smith, 25
  • Iroghama B. Obuoforibo, 31
  • Olajide David ‘ST.OLA’ Okerayi, 25
  • Theodora ‘Doranne’ Anne Mogo, 27

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

  • Yemi Alade, 27
  • Oluwatosin ‘Mr Eazi’ Ajibade, 25
  • Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, 26
  • Oluwatobiloba “Kiss Daniel” Daniel Anidugbe, 23
  • Augustine ‘Tekno’ Miles Kelechi, 22

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Professional Service

  • Ify Afe, 29
  • Kenneth Okwor, 24
  • Solomon Ojeagbase, 30
  • Dr Salihu Dasuki Nakande, 29
  • Chidiogo Akunyili, 31

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Business

  • Seun Sangoleye, 30
  • Yasmin Belo-Osagie/Afua Osei, 27/29
  • Seyi Abolaji, 32
  • Ifeanyi Orajaka, 28
  • Affiong William, 30

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Sports

  • Seye Ogunlewe, 25
  • Odion Ighalo, 27
  • Omolayo Bose, 27
  • Kehinde Paul, 28
  • Kelechi Promise Iheanacho, 20

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education

  • Olumide Ogunlana and Chukwuwezam Obanor, 26/27
  • Ezeakor Chineye, 28
  • Arese Ugwu, 31
  • Godwin Benson, 27
  • Izunna Okafor, 22

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology

  • Shola Akinlade, 31
  • Olaniran Abiola, 27
  • Oluyomi Ojo, 25
  • Andrew Airelobhegbei, 23
  • Dele Bakare, 27‎

The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for New Media

  • Tosin Ajibade, 29
  • Femi Bakare and Adeyeri Michael, 26/27
  • Ebenezer Wikina, 23
  • Bizzle Osikoya, 30
  • Bashir Ahmed, 2

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Media Enterprise

  • Bankole Oluwafemi, 29
  • Bidemi Zakariyau, 27
  • Adaora Mbelu, 30
  • Fatima Togbe, 29
  • Samuel Ajiboye, 25

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service

  • Asuquo Ekpenyong, 31
  • Aliyu Giwa, 31
  • Esther Agbarakwe, 31
  • Obieze Nwanna Nzewunwah, 31
  • Ruqayya Nasir Sani, 28

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts & Culture

  • Emmanuel Oyeleke, 29
  • Ndidi Emefiele, 29
  • Adenrele Sonariwo, 29
  • Osa Okunkpolor, 27
  • Eniola Idera Wunmi, 23

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Creative Professional

  • Obi “DJ Obi” Ajuonuma, 26
  • Florence “DJ Cuppy” Ifeoluwa Otedola, 24
  • Evans Akanno, 27
  • Isioma Osaje, 25
  • George Okoro, 30

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy

  • Wadi Ben-Hiki, 19
  • Bukola Bolarinwa, 28
  • Samson Itodo, 30
  • Toks Bakare, 31
  • Imrana Alhaji Buba, 23

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture

  • Julius Adewopo, 31
  • Abamu Joseph, 25
  • Shola Ladoja, 31

The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture

  • Julius Adewopo, 31
  • Abamu Joseph, 25
  • Shola Ladoja, 31
  • Hamman Yerima Wabi, 24
  • Ronke Aderinoye, 30

The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Screen Producer

  • Chukwuka Egorh/James Omokwe, 28/32
  • Mary Remmy Njoku, 31
  • Asurf Oluseyi, 32
  • Adeola Oshikojo, 30
  • Usman Ahmad Kabara, 31

The Futures Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Journalism

  • Fisayo Soyombo, 27
  • Eromo Egbejule, 26
  • Ogechi Ekeanyanwu, 31
  • Yemisi Adegoke, 28
  • Chika Sandra Oduah, 30

The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (Visual)

  • Bolanle Olukanni, 27
  • Stephanie Coker, 27
  • Ehiz Okoeguale, 29
  • Chukwuebuka ‘Chuey chu’ Okoye, 25
  • Victor Mathias, 29

The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for On Air Personality (Audio)

  • Rolake Bello, 30
  • Ayo Thompson, 28
  • Mohammed Yusuf Suleiman, (Mowiz) 29
  • Oluwakemi ‘Kemi Smallz’ Itari Catherine, 28
  • Jennifer Nzewunwah, 30

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year

  • Mark Okoye, 30
  • Ayodeji Ibrahim ‘Wizkid’ Balogun, 27
  • John Boyega, 24
  • Iyeh Kennedy, 21
  • Dr. Oluwo Adedunmola, 24

Check out the full list of TFAA 2016 winners below;

  • Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama 28

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Acting 2016

  • Adebayo Oke-Lawal 26

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion

  • Theodora Mogo 24

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty

  • Yemi Alade 27

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

TFAA 2016

  • Dr. Salihu Dansuki 29

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Professional Service 2016

  • Ifeanyi Orajaka 28

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Business | Endowed by the Bank of Industry

  • Kehinde Paul 28

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Sports

  • Godwin Benson 27

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education | Endowed by University of Sussex

  • Abiola Olaniran

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology | Endowed by Intel

  • Tosin Ajibade

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for New Media

See Also: Full List Of Nominations For The Golden Globe Awards 2017

  • Bidemi Zakariyau

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Media Enterprise

  • Asuquo Ekpenyong 31

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service

  • Adenrele Sonariwo 30

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts & Culture

  • Evans Akanno 27

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Creative Professional

  • Bukola Bolarinwa 28

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy | Endowed by Guinness

  • Julius Adewopo 31

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture

  • Adeola Osunkojo 30

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Screen Producer

  • Chika Oduah 30

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Journalism

TFAA 2016

  • Bolanle Olukanni 27

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for On Air Personality (visual)

  • Ayo Thompson 30

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for On Air Personality (audio) 2016

  • Mark Okoye 31

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year.

The Future Awards Africa  (TFAA) is Africa’s biggest youth event. The 2016 event selected artistes between the ages of 18-32 years for its awards. The event holds to reward hardworking stars for their talents and achievements for being major players forming the future of today in technology, business, fashion arts, and culture as well as other aspects of life.

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