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Burna Boy wins 2019 Young Person of the Year Future Awards

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Twenty-eight-year-old Nigerian rave of the moment in music and entertainment industry, Damini Ogulu, a.k.a Burna Boy, on Sunday emerged winner of the 2019 Young Person of the Year Future Awards.

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The 2020 Grammy Award nominee got two awards as the Young Person of the Year and also the Prize for Music at the event held at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Other winners during the gala night are Future Prize for Agriculture that went to Uka Eje — founder of the Thrive Agric that has funded over 15, 000 farmers across Nigeria.

For the Future Award Prize for Media, Samuel Ajiboye clinched the gong as a young entrepreneur and a Country Manager, Alpha and Jam — a company that has presence in four African countries.

Mr. Israel Adesanya, Nigeria’s World Champions in the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial art, a kick boxer got the prize for Sport.

The Future Award for Education went to Olaseni Cole, who runs an empowerment programme aimed at preparing and equipping children with skills within the tech-space. The project has impacted over 3,000 children in Lagos and Ogun.

The Prize for Technology went to Zang Luka Bot, inventor of the Foot House, an interaction traditional mouse that allows people with upper limb disability to interface computer with their leg.

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The Prize for Fashion went the way of Sandra Tuboboreni, CEO, TUBO, a multi-award winning global brand.

The Future Awards for Africa for Public Service got the way of Adetola Onayemi, an international lawyer, the head, Trade Remedies/Assistant Trade and investment in the Office of the Vice President.

The Future Award Prize for Arts went to Ken Nwadiogu, a multidisciplinary artist and contemporealist. He founded the fast growing Artland Contemporary Ltd.

The Future Award for Acting was won by Timini Egbuson, an actor in the MTV television series Shuga.

The Prize for Advocacy was won by 32-year-old Hamsat Lawal, who led a successful campaign in over 40 countries and specialises in practical issues related to climate change and others.

The Prize for Community Action was won by Isaac Success, founder, Dreams from the Slum, an empowerment initiative to reduce the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria.

The Prize for On Air Personality was won by Simi Drey Adejumo, a broadcaster with Beat FM.

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The Prize for Film Making was won by Dare Olaitan for his efforts in the blockbuster film, Ojukokoro (Greed) and Knockout Blessing. He also clinched the 15th Africa Movie Academy Awards, AMAA.

The Future Award for Photography was won by Tolani Alli, the personal photographer to the Vice President. She has featured on BBC News, World Press and other international media houses.

The Award for Journalism was won by Shola Lawal, a freelance journalist covering social justice, development and creativity.

The Future Awards for Professional Service was won by Bukky Akomolafe, the Commercial Manager at Travelsstart, Africa’s largest online travel agency.

NAN reports that the Future Awards Africa has been termed the Nobel Prize for Young Africans and the most important youth awards by Forbes.

It is a set of prizes given annually to celebrate and accelerate innovation, creativity and enterprise among young Africans aged 18 to 31 and has produced over 150 winners and over 1,550 nominees since its first edition in 2006.

It is presented in conjunction with The Future Project, which has a mandate to build empowered citizens across Africa, through inclusive enterprise and active citizenship.

(NAN)

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Davido reveals the face of his son, Ifeanyi on N150million customized Diamond necklace

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Davido is overly excited after his American jeweler, Ice Box Zahir, completed the making of the singer’s new Diamond-encrusted DMW customized chain.

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Davido could not keep his excitement after the jeweler sent him the photos of the final reault of the customization. He took to Instagram to flaunt it while declaring his love for Zahir.

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“Nigeria needs to learn from Ghana” – Tacha says as she flaunts Ghana on social media

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Big Brother Naija star, Tacha, left Nigeria for Ghana on Friday, November 29th, to meet some of her dedicated fans in the country and also spend some quality time with them over there.

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She has since been giving updates about her visit to Ghana on her social media since her arrival. The resounding welcome she received and the honor she has been getting.

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But it’s not only Ghanaians that are stunned at Tacha, the reality TV star is also stunned at the serenity and orderliness in the country which she stated that Nigeria can not compete with.

She recorded a video in traffic while in Ghana, where the orderliness by road users stunned her so much that she declared Ghana better than Nigeria in terms of orderliness.

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Kenneth Omeruo posts first photo of Flavour’s 3rd daughter

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Flavour welcomes a second child with his baby mama, former beauty queen Sandra Okagbue, in November 2018 and since then, they have kept the baby away from the media.

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No pictures, no updates, they both went silent over the child is now a proud father of three kids as Sandra Okagbue welcomes third child.

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According to several blogs, the baby they welcomed was a son, but they were wrong. The baby was a girl and she’s all grown now.

They have been keeping their second child away from the media, but footballer Omeruo has unknowingly shared photo of the baby.

Omeruo who shared the photo while sharing photos from his daughter’s 1st birthday, has now deleted the photo.

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Apparently, Sandra might have called his attention to the fact that they are not ready to share photos of the child online, hence he took it down.

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