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Women You Should Know: Dolapo Adeleke

April 19, 2022

  Born on September 6, 1990 in Kano State, Nigeria, Adeleke began writing at an early age, publishing two literature books before university. Adeleke had her secondary education in Dansol High School, Lagos State. She graduated with a second class upper in Mass Communication from Covenant University in 2011. Dolapo Adeleke, also known as LowlaDee … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Dolapo Adeleke

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Do You Know Nigeria’s Prominent Animation Movie Director Ebele Okoye?

April 19, 2022

  Ebele Okoye was born on the 6th of October 1969, Onitsha, in Anambra State.  Okoye studied Fine and Applied Arts (Graphic design/Illustration) at the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu from 1985 to 1989. On arriving Germany in 2000, she did a guest programme at the University of Cologne, which she promptly left … Continue reading Do You Know Nigeria’s Prominent Animation Movie Director Ebele Okoye?

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Awards Opportunities

$6,000 In Cash Prizes On Offer In The AfDB Fashionomics Africa Contest

April 19, 2022

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is inviting fashion businesses from across the continent to enter its Fashionomics Africa contest. The competition targets designers who create sustainable fashion products and offers cash prizes, branding, and mentoring to winning entrants. Read more about Opportunities This contest is organized by the AfDB in conjunction with the United Nations … Continue reading $6,000 In Cash Prizes On Offer In The AfDB Fashionomics Africa Contest

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Fisayo Soyombo Bags Global Journalism Award

April 19, 2022

  Popular Nigerian investigative journalist, Fisayo Soyombo, has bagged the 2020 Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA) for outstanding investigative reporting. Fisayo’s undercover investigation about the Nigerian justice system saw him emerge as one of the top 12 winning entries which were announced on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Read more about Awards The Nigerian’s work made the … Continue reading Fisayo Soyombo Bags Global Journalism Award

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AppsAfrica Awards 2020 – Winners Announced

April 19, 2022

  Twelve winners of the AppsAfrica Awards 2020 which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa have been announced. The AppsAfrica Awards strive to showcase leading ventures from across the continent each year and provide winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and potential investment. AppsAfrica Winners are also invited to join Africa Tech Summit in 2021 connecting with … Continue reading AppsAfrica Awards 2020 – Winners Announced

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Chidi Nwaogu Named “Big Winner” At The 2020 ITU Global Innovation Challenge

April 19, 2022

About a month ago, 20 initial winners were announced by the International Telecommunications Union, for its Global Innovation Challenge, which seeks to recognize innovators and ecosystem builders around the world, on their digital solutions to transform communities. About a month later, two days ago, the 20 winners shortlisted to 7 winners, and eventually, one “Big … Continue reading Chidi Nwaogu Named “Big Winner” At The 2020 ITU Global Innovation Challenge

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Kiki Mordi and Fisayo Soyombo Emerge Winners of the People Journalism Prize for Africa 2019

April 19, 2022

Nigerian investigative journalists, Kiki Mordi and Fisayo Soyombo have both emerged as winners of the People Journalism Prize for Africa 2019 (PJP), an award from Sub-Saharan Africa public strategy firm, Gatefield Foundation. The announcement was made public on Monday, January 20, 2020, through a press statement by Gatefield’s lead strategist Adewunmi Emoruwa, in Abuja. Both … Continue reading Kiki Mordi and Fisayo Soyombo Emerge Winners of the People Journalism Prize for Africa 2019

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Akinwumi Adesina Has Been Named Forbes’ African of the Year for 2019

April 19, 2022

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank and Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture, has been named African of the Year for 2019 by Forbes Magazine. The award was delivered to Mr. Adesina at the All Africa Business Leaders Awards, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday. The event is hosted by Forbes on an … Continue reading Akinwumi Adesina Has Been Named Forbes’ African of the Year for 2019

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Nigerian-German Journalist’s Documentary On Codeine Nominated For 2019 Emmy Awards

April 19, 2022

The news of Ruona J. Meyer‘s BBC documentary, titled Sweet Sweet Codeine, getting nomination for the 2019 Emmy Awards was greeted with much excitement especially for journalists that have put in much effort towards investigating and filming documentaries on issues that affect societal living negatively. Sweet Sweet Codeine The documentary exposes the danger behind the … Continue reading Nigerian-German Journalist’s Documentary On Codeine Nominated For 2019 Emmy Awards

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Awards Entertainment

Mo Abudu Chairs 47th International Emmy Award Gala

April 19, 2022

Nigeria’s foremost media entrepreneur, and CEO of Ebonylife Media, Mo Abudu,is expected to chair the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala held in New York later this year. The International Emmy Awards is held annually in November by the  International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) to honour the best television programs produced and aired … Continue reading Mo Abudu Chairs 47th International Emmy Award Gala

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RenMoney Bags Another Fintech Award For Innovation In Lending

April 19, 2022

Fintech refers to ‘financial technology’ and is the use of technological applications, processes, products and business models to provide financial services in design and delivery. The Lagos Fintech Week (LFW) is an invigorating week of distinct FinTech events that delivers exciting discussions, stimulating demos and insightful debates in Nigeria. This event is opened to start-up, … Continue reading RenMoney Bags Another Fintech Award For Innovation In Lending

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Awards Events

PALEC AWARDS AND SLC | Season 4

April 19, 2022

PALEC AWARDS AND SLC | Season 4 is Set to Empower Campus Entrepreneurs Worth 100K as Registration Has Commenced The organizers of Prestige Anchor Campus Entrepreneurship Empowerment Award under the auspices of Prestige Anchor Leadership, Empowerment and Capacity Building Awards and Student Leadership Conference has commenced the registration of Campus entrepreneurs though the nation especially … Continue reading PALEC AWARDS AND SLC | Season 4

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PALEC Awards & Students Leadership Conference Storms The South West Region To Preach Effective Leadership

April 19, 2022

PALEC AWARDS AND STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE STORMS THE SOUTH WEST REGION TO PREACH EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP, CELEBRATE LEADERS, CAPACITY BUILDERS AND EMPOWER CAMPUS ENTREPRENEURS AT HER FOURTH EDITION IN OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE IFE. The third edition of PALEC Awards and Student Leadership Conference covering South South Campuses has come and gone but it will not … Continue reading PALEC Awards & Students Leadership Conference Storms The South West Region To Preach Effective Leadership

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Awards Entertainment

Davido Nominated for Favorite Global Music Star at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019

April 19, 2022

Organizers officially announced Davido as one of the nominees of the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Tuesday, 26th February. Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards In the nominations announced by YouTube star, Liza Koshy, in Nickelodeon’s first-ever live stream event, the “Fall” singer is being nominated along with BlackPink, David Guetta, Taylor Swift, J Balvin and … Continue reading Davido Nominated for Favorite Global Music Star at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019

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Aiteo Founder, Benedict Peters, Awarded FIN African Icon of the Year, 2018

April 19, 2022

International business leader and founder of Aiteo Group, Benedict Peters was awarded African Icon of the Year at the Foreign Investment Network (FIN) and Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources  Honorary Patrons Dinner and Awards Night which held at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, Abuja on January 28, 2019. The award is an acknowledgement of Peters’ significant … Continue reading Aiteo Founder, Benedict Peters, Awarded FIN African Icon of the Year, 2018

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The USPF Changemaker Challenge 2018 Rewards Hackathon Winners

April 19, 2022

3 Teams emerge winners 14 Teams contested Over 500 applications received It is often said that the future of any economy depends on how many new businesses it can generate particularly within the small business and start-up segments. This is the idea behind the establishment of the USPF changemaker challenge, a unique hackathon designed to … Continue reading The USPF Changemaker Challenge 2018 Rewards Hackathon Winners

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AITEO-CAF Awards 2018: Super Falcons Emerge Best National Women Team of the Year

April 19, 2022

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have emerged the Best National Women Team of the Year, at the 2018 Aiteo-CAF Awards in Dakar, Senegal, on Tuesday night. The nine-time African champions were the favorites to claim the award, following their continued dominance of women’s football in the continent. In the male category, Mauritania who only made … Continue reading AITEO-CAF Awards 2018: Super Falcons Emerge Best National Women Team of the Year

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Burna Boy Wins African Artiste of the Year 2018

April 19, 2022

Burna boy made quite an impression at the recently held Soundcity MVP Awards. The afro-fusion artiste, whose name is Damini Ogulu, won the most plaques – four in total at the 2019 edition of the awards which held last weekend in Lagos. He won the ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Listener’s Choice’ and ‘Best Male MVP’ … Continue reading Burna Boy Wins African Artiste of the Year 2018

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Awards Media Press Release

Connect Nigeria Receives NACC Award: 2018 Media Partner of the Year

April 19, 2022

Nigeria’s foremost information portal, Connect Nigeria, has added another feather to its cap, for the company’s ingrained commitment to the development of Nigeria and businesses within the country. Barely a week ago, Connect Nigeria, was presented with the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, 2018 Media Partner of the Year award, in recognition of the media company’s … Continue reading Connect Nigeria Receives NACC Award: 2018 Media Partner of the Year

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PHOTO SPEAK: Connect Nigeria Top 100 Emerging SMEs Gala

April 19, 2022

Connect Nigeria’s Top 100 Emerging SMEs were treated to an amazing time on 14th December 2018, at the Union Bank Stallion Plaza, 36 Marina, Lagos. Each entrepreneur received a Certificate of Achievement award from Connect Nigeria, in recognition of their laudable efforts in making it to the Top 100. The gala was a huge opportunity … Continue reading PHOTO SPEAK: Connect Nigeria Top 100 Emerging SMEs Gala

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ELOY Awards: 2018 Nominees List

April 19, 2022

The 10th Edition of The Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards is gradually drawing near and preparations are in full gear. In 2009 a long conceived idea came to life. Exquisite magazine the organisers of this prestigious awards, Led by its publisher Tewa Onasanya, have been consistently celebrating women of excellence in different field … Continue reading ELOY Awards: 2018 Nominees List

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Africa ANNOUNCEMENTS Awards

AppsAfrica Awards Finalists Announced

April 19, 2022

The final shortlist for the 4th AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards have been announced. The Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa with winners announced in Cape Town on November 12th, 2018. The annual Awards attracted over 300 submissions from 39 countries, with solutions launched across all 54 African markets by start-ups, established ventures, … Continue reading AppsAfrica Awards Finalists Announced

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2018 Social Innovators Programme & Awards (SIPA)

April 19, 2022

The SIPA is an event that celebrates young social innovators between ages 18 – 35 years, whose ideas and initiatives offer effective solutions to challenges in local communities across Nigeria. In its 5th year, SIPA is back to Lagos where the focus is “Equipping African Youth for Social Transformation”. Annually, LEAP hosts the awards ceremony to celebrate, … Continue reading 2018 Social Innovators Programme & Awards (SIPA)

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Maiden Greenview Awards Scheduled To Hold In November

April 19, 2022

The debut edition of the Greenview Awards has been slated for November 2018. It will be holding in Lagos. Th award aimed at recognising ingenuity and excellence in the entertainment industry. It will be celebrating talented individuals who have distinguished themselves by the impact of their contributions and creativity. Among those nominated for awards are … Continue reading Maiden Greenview Awards Scheduled To Hold In November

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ANNOUNCEMENTS Awards Environment

Disruptive Africa Innovation Growth Workshop

April 19, 2022

Technology, environment and the media largely influence value perception, and this value is used by the consumers/employers  to decide whether or not to purchase your products and services. 5 years down the line will your customers still want your products/services considering the rise of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things, Machine learning, Augmented, Mixed realities … Continue reading Disruptive Africa Innovation Growth Workshop

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Awards Entertainment Movies

‘Lionheart’ Attracts Global Attention To Nollywood

April 19, 2022

The Toronto International Film Festival ended on Sunday 16th September 2018 with hundreds of films screened during the eleven days of the festival, from which films were voted for several awards. One of the films nominated for the grande prize, The Grolsch People’s Choice Award, was Lionheart, by Nigerian star actor/director Genevieve Nnaji. The Grolsch … Continue reading ‘Lionheart’ Attracts Global Attention To Nollywood

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‘The Girl-Child’ Wins BBC Hausa Story Writing Contest

April 19, 2022

A 29-year-old Nigeria teacher has won the 2018 edition of the BBC Hausa Story Writing  Contest for Women. Safiyya Jibril‘s story “Ya Mace” translated ‘The Girl-Child’ emerged winner of the contest, ahead of “Sunanmu Daya” (Birds of a Feather) by Sakina Lawal and “Zaina” by Bilkisu Muhammad Abubakar The Winning Story In the story, Halima, … Continue reading ‘The Girl-Child’ Wins BBC Hausa Story Writing Contest

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Deadline To Submit AppsAfrica Awards Entries

April 19, 2022

Leading tech ventures across Africa have until Friday, September 14th to submit entries for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards. The Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, showcasing the continent’s most innovative ventures in Cape Town on November 12th, 2018. With over 300 entries last year from 31 countries the Awards … Continue reading Deadline To Submit AppsAfrica Awards Entries

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Simi and Davido Shine Brightest At The Headies

April 19, 2022

The much awaited 12th edition of the Headies, Nigeria’s longest running and biggest music awards ceremony, held over the weekend at Eko Hotels and Suites. It was by far the best organized edition in recent times as everything, from adherence to time to transitions and performances, was superb. This coming after a one-year hiatus speaks … Continue reading Simi and Davido Shine Brightest At The Headies

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Headies Announces Changes To Nominees List

April 19, 2022

The organizers of the Headies awards 2018 have announced changes to the original nominees list earlier published. This is coming on the heels of the event which is scheduled for this weekend at Eko Hotels and Suites on Saturday 5th May, 2018. Lagos. The changes which basically involve some nominee names and their award categories … Continue reading Headies Announces Changes To Nominees List

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