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Wizkid, Davido win big; Full List of 2017 Future Awards Africa winners

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Davido, Wizkid, Future Awards

The Future Awards Africa is an award that acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise and creativity.

The 12th edition of the award held on Saturday at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, is exclusively for young Nigerians between the ages of 18-31’

Wizkid edged out contenders such as Mary Njoku, Amaka Osakwe, Iyin Aboyeji and Adekunle Gold to get the prestigious award.

The Star Boy, as Wizkid is fondly called, was honoured for his landmark achievement in music locally and at the international scene.

Wizkid recently beat a strong field including Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar to net the best international artist prize at the Mobo awards in London.

Similarly, David Adeleke a.k.a Davido, won the Future Awards Africa 2017 Musician Of The Year.

Davido, who emerged top in the music category with other artistes such as Tekno Miles, Kiss Daniel, Adekunle Gold and Simi, declared that he held no malice against anyone.

“I no dey fight anybody o,” he said as he received his award.

See the full list below 2017 Future Awards Africa winners:

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Olamide Bada (29)

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THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR COMEDY

Otolorin Kehinde ‘Kenny Blaq’ Peter (25)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ART & CULTURE

Ayobami Adebayo (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR EDUCATION; ENDOWED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX

Samson Abioye (late)/ Oluyemi Oluwaseun Imole / Akanji Abayomi Gideon (26/29/23)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR JOURNALISM

Winner: Eromo Egbejule (27)

THE EDWIN GEORGE PRIZE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Winner: Yagazie Eguare (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ADVOCACY

Winner: Ayodeji Osowobi (27)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR NEW MEDIA

Winner: Femi ‘Kraks’ Bakre (24)

FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ACTING

Winner: Sambasa Nzeribe (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE IN PUBLIC SERVICE

Winner: Dada Olabisi Mary (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR TECHNOLOGY

Winner: Chris Kwekowe (24)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR AGRICULTURE

Winner: Adetola Adeleke (31)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR BEAUTY

Winner: Anita ‘Brows’ Adetoye (26)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FASHION AND DESIGN

Winner: Bisola ‘Ladybiba’ Adeniyi (25)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MEDIA ENTERPRISE

Winner: Timilehin Bello (25)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE IN SPORTS

Winner: Anthony Joshua (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ON AIR PERSONALITY (VISUAL)

Winner: Nancy Isime (25)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ON AIR PERSONALITY (AUDIO)

Winner: Tisan Jeremiah Bako (31)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MUSIC

Winner: Davido (25)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR BUSINESS

Winner: Bisola Borha (31)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR

Winner: Ayodeji ‘Wizkid’ Balogun (27)

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