The Future Awards Africa 2020 Winners: Rema, Jide-Kene Achufusi & Mr Macaroni & All The Rest

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And the winners of the 2020 Future Awards Africa (TFAA) are…

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, on Saturday November 28, the much-anticipated award show went TV and digital for the first time to celebrate young leaders driving the culture, leading the conversation, dictating trends, upsetting old orders, and creating new possibilities.

The 15th edition which aired on Africa Magic, Pop Central and MTV Base,and was hosted by Toje Makinwa featured guest appearances from singer Chike; renowned movie actress Funke Akindele; beauty entrepreneur Tara Fela-Durotoye and many more.

In celebrating the transformative power of the African youth., 20 winners emerged in their respective categories, bagging prizes in diverse fields such as entertainment, media, fashion, activism, literature and more.

The awardees include:

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting

  • Jide-Kene Achufusi, 28 – WINNER
  • Chimezie Imo, 27
  • Ruby Akubueze, 23
  • Tobi Bakare, 25
  • Jemima Osunde, 24
  • Bukunmi Oluwasina, 26
  • Tomiwa Tegbe, 28

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts

  • Kingsley Ayogu, 26 – WINNER
  • Chigozie Obi, 23
  • Obayomi Anthony Ayodele, 26
  • Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu, 25
  • Tonia Nneji, 27
  • Ayanfe Olarinde, 24
  • Fawaz Oyedeji, 23

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Content Creation

  • Debo ‘Mr. Macaroni’ Adedayo, 28 – WINNER
  • Babatunde ‘Ikorodu Bois’ Sanni, 23
  • Apaokagi ‘Taaooma’ Maryam, 21
  • Dimma Umeh, 27
  • Winifred ‘Zeelicious Foods’ Emmanuel, 26
  • Tomike Adeoye, 25
  • Salem King Ibrahim, 25

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Entrepreneurship

  • Akomolafe Henrich Bankole, 27 – WINNER
  • Ogechukwu Alexis Obah, 28
  • Fejiro Hanu Aigbodje, 24
  • Barbara Okereke, 28
  • Adetola Nola, 28
  • Peniel Bello, 26
  • Tracy Batta, 28

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Film

  • Dafe Oboro, 25 – WINNER
  • Johnson. E. Awolola, 28
  • Ademola Falomo, 22
  • Dawa Thompson, 27
  • Nora Awolowo, 27
  • Temi Evo, 25
  • TG Omori, 25

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Leading conversations

  • Damilola Odufuwa, 28
  • Daniel Orubo, 28
  • Jolaoluwa Ayeye, 27 and Feyikemi Abudu
  • Olutimehin Adegbeye,
  • Vincent Desmond, 21
  • Ebele Molua, 27
  • Matthew ‘Blaise’ Nwozaku, 21

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

  • Divine ‘Rema’ Ikubor, 21 – WINNER
  • Adedamola ‘Fireboy’ Ade Folahan, 24
  • Florence ‘Cuppy’ Otedola, 27
  • Zainab ‘Lady Donli’ Donli, 24
  • Stanley ‘Omah Lay’ Didia, 23
  • Temilade ‘Tems’ Openiyi, 25
  • Chike-Ezekpeazu ‘CHIKE’ Osebuka, 27

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Health and wellness

  • Chioma Nwosu, 26 – WINNER
  • Elizabeth Ita, 25
  • Nanahawau Kolawole 24
  • Victor Ugo 28
  • Amanda Iheme 27
  • Chioma Nwakanma 28
  • Daniel D. Faleti, 28

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Disruption

  • Adegoke Olubusi, 27, Tito Ovia, 27, Dimeji Sofowora, 28 – WINNERS
  • Yanmo Omorogbe, 26
  • Boluwaji Alepaye, 22
  • Walter Isoko, 23
  • David Oluwatobiloba Adeyemi, 22
  • Adeniyi Omotayo, 28
  • Fred Oyetayo, 27

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Lawyers

  • Georgette Monnou, 27
  • Abdullateef Olasubomi Abdul, 26
  • Caleb Adebayo, 27
  • Damilola Wright, 27
  • Oluwaseun Ayansola, 28
  • Efemena Iluezi-Ogbaudu, 25
  • Adekunle Charles Olaniyi, 27

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Governance

  • Seun Fakorede, 28 – WINNER
  • Olumide Alonge, 27
  • Jude Feranmi, 28
  • Cephas Ayako-Ashwa, 28
  • Alex Adekunle James,  28
  • Adebusayo Olateru – Olagbegi, 27
  • Joana Kolo, 26

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Intrapreneurship

  • Lehle Balde, 28 – WINNER
  • Benjamin Dada, 26
  • Derrick Ikenga, 24
  • Terver Bendega, 26
  • Tega Edwin-Ajogun, 28
  • Ejiro Esigbone, 27
  • Derin Adebayo, 26

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty

  • Doyinsola Afolabi, 26 – WINNER
  • Omolola Sidahome 26
  • Bisola Omoregha, 26
  • Ronald Mmeka, 27
  • Eronmosele’ Eron Shaddy’ Ozah , 24
  • Adefunke Adefule, 25,
  • Lydia Stanley Chukwudebelu, 26

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Journalism

  • Aisha Salaudeen, 26 – WINNERS
  • Aneta Felix 27
  • Adejumo Kabir, 23
  • Abdulbaqi Aliyu Jari, 28
  • Aanu Adeoye 27
  • Solomon Elusoji, 26
  • Victoria Sanusi 27

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Literature

  • Toluwalase ‘Logan February’ Akinwale, 21 – WINNER
  • Romeo Oriogun, 28
  • Tobi Eyinade, 28
  • Tomi Adeyemi, 27
  • Ebenezer Agu, 28
  • ‘Pemi Aguda 27
  • Nnamdi Ehirim, 26

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion

  • Daniel Obasi, 25 – WINNER
  • Destiny Uwadiare, 21
  • King David, 25
  • Frank Aghuno, 25
  • Faith Oluwajimi, 23
  • Fisayo Longe, 27
  • Taofeek Abijako, 23

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Activism

  • Hassana Maina, 22 – WINNER
  • Hajara Kabeer Abdulfatah, 24
  • Wilson Atumeyi, 26
  • Aghogho Odibo, 28
  • Richard Akuson, 27
  • Kelechukwu Nwachukwu Lucky, 26
  • Adenike Titilope Oladosu, 26

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Community action

  • Derick Omari, 24, Ghana – WINNER
  • Ellen Chilemba, 22, Malawi
  • Samira Isah Modibbo, 28, Nigeria
  • Seyi Aragbada, 26, Nigeria
  • Nelson Kwaje, 28, South Sudan
  • Anyanwu Joseph, 23, Nigeria
  • Trevor Oahile, 23, Botswana
  • Njeri Gateru, 31, Kenya
  • David Avido, 24, Kenya
  • Ayodeji Alonge, 22, Nigeria

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year

  • Ogutu Okudo, 28, Kenya – WINNER
  • Odunayo Eweniyi, 27, Nigeria
  • Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, 24, Uganda
  • Ogutu Okudo, 28, Kenya
  • O’Plérou Grebet, 22, Ivory Coast
  • Wisdom Mawuli Parku, 26, Ghana
  • Dineo Lioma, 28, South Africa
  • Divine ‘Rema’ Ikubor, 21, Nigeria.

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Service to Young People

  • Dr. Sam Adeyemi
  • Mosunmola ‘Mo’ Abudu
  • Michael ‘Don Jazzy’ Ajereh
  • Lola Shoneyin
  • Olajumoke Adenowo
  • Orode Doherty
  • Mohammed Jega

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