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FULL LIST: Asake, Tobi Amusan, and Victor Osimhen nominated for TFAA 2023

Asake, Tobi Amusan, and Victor Osimhen are among the notable persons nominated for the 2023 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA).

The award celebrates a new class of innovators, philanthropists, activists, technocrats and creators promoting the shared mission of changing the African narrative.

The 17th edition of the annual event is themed ‘Defying Odds, Inspiring Greatness’.

The nominees for The Future Awards Africa were announced on Sunday by Tayo Faniran and Idia Aisien.

This year’s award nominees span 25 categories, totaling 128 individuals, who have undergone three rigorous judging stages.

Other notable names on the list are Enioluwa Adeoluwa, Broda Shaggi, Hilda Baci, TG Omori, Olumide Oworu, Layi Wasabi, Ayra Starr, and Bosun Tijani.

See the full list of nominations below:

Young Person of the Year

Hilda Baci — Guinness World Record Holder

Oluwaseyi Moejoh — Climate Change and Youth Development Activist

Victor Osimhen — Professional Footballer

Rena Wakama — Coach of D’Tigress

Precious Eniayeka — Founder at Stellar Initiative

Enioluwa Adeoluwa — Content Creator


Aliu Toluwani Victor — CEO of Royal foundation Africa

Sultan Akintunde — CO founder and CTO AltSchool Africa

Demilade Adelaja — SDG Youth Advocate

Adaora Nwodo — Tech Content Creator

Uchechi Rochas — Director General of Rochas Foundation

Professional service

Oghenerukevwe Toka — Social Media Manager, Consultant, and Coach

Phoebe Dami-Asolo — Marketing and Commercial Professional

Olubukayo Ewuoso — Digital Marketing Officer

Muhumuza Brian — Intercontinental Publicist

Fatima Jimanate Umar — Development Group Impact Analyst


Bioku Benjamin — Legal Manager at Sahara

Chidi Odoemenam — Senior Associate at Rendeavour Nigeria

Damilola Wright — Lawyer

Toyin Aiyepola — Lawyer

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Nathan Nwachukwu — CEO of Klas

Lukman Shobowale — Real Estate Expert

Jumoke Dada — Award-winning Entrepreneur

Victor Ehindero — A Visionary Tech entrepreneur

Miracle Nwachukwu — Interior Designer

Victor Adegbile — CEO at Land Republic Limited

Bella Victor — Chairman of Lander Estate

Bright Sekoni — CEO of Audacia Properties

Sandra Chukwudozie — Founder & CEO – Salpha Energy

Noah Ibrahim — Co-Founder – Eatnow.ng


Emmanuel Negedu — CEO of AgriLife youth

Joshua Ifezue — Founder of Jofez Agro

Joshua Okpata — Exxon Mobil Undergraduate Scholar


Weevil Company — Hansel Okeke and Germaine Okeke, Founders of Weevil Company

Victor Fatanmi — CEO of Fullgapco

David Onilude — Tech Enthusiast

Yanmo Omoregbe — Co-founder and COO of Bamboo

Goodness Kayode — CEO of Sendchamp

Shodipo Ayomide — Engineering and Developer Relations Leader

Iyinoluwa Deborah Raj


Chika Onuu — Photographer and Videographer

Opeyemi Femi Oke — Photographer

Deji Oluokun

Ngozieme — Photographer

Akindele Ibukun — Lead director for VISUALCHEF.HO

Bolarinwa (Horlaof Lagos) — Owner of HOL Academy

Advocacy and Activism

Muhammad Kolo Muhammad — Play Metro

Odanye Kehinde — Youth Advocate

Osariemen Grace Omoruyi — Founder of Restorative Justice for Africa

Tobiloba Osogbiye — Public Affairs Officer


Victor Osimhen — Footballer

Tobi Amusan — Nigerian track and Field Athlete

Asisat Oshoala — Footballer

Michelle Alozie — Footballer

Mary Busayo Olatunji — Squash Player

Ese Brume — Athlete

ON-Air Personality

Emmanuel Onwuka — Journalist

Ilowitdflo — TV Presenter

Karen Dimkpa — Queen of Pop Radio

Laila Johnson Salami — Co-Anchor on Arise TV

Anita Akuffo — Host and a Presenter

Adesola Balikis —Radio Presenter


Deborah Tolu Kayode — Communications Specialist

Akinlade Abiodun — Writer

Pelumi Salako — Freelance Journalist

Ore Ogunbiyi — Economist


Tutu Adetunmbi — Content Marketing Consultant

Solomon O. Ayodele — Head of Innovation at WEMA Bank

Ernesto O. Dibia — Medical Laboratory scientist

Victor Okpala — Manager of Spotify

Precious Akpan — Businesswoman

Health and Wellness

Mmekidmfon Umanah — Business Executive

Dr Princess Ike — Public Health Optometrist

Emmanuel Oni — Businessman

Victor Amusan — Health Tracker


Uyiosa Omoregbe — Owner of NASO Clothing Brand

Rhoda Aguonigho — Fashion Consultant

Thebetsile Thebe Magugu — Fashion Designer

Veekee James — Fashion Designer

Gbemisola Okunlola — Founder of ALONUKO


Abdulazeez Greene — Cinematographer

TG Omori — Music Video Director

Ovi Odiete — Nollywood Actor

Nora Awolowo — Producer, Cinematographer, and Filmmaker

Steven Ndukwu — Travel and Real Estate Content Curator

Ife Olujuyigbe — Filmmaker

Niyi Fagbemi — Filmmaker

Ifan Michael — Filmmaker


Mike Afolarin — Actor

Rahama Sadau — Actress

Moshood Fattah — Actor

Emeka Nwagbaraocha — Actor

Ama Qamata — Actress

Olumide Oworu — Actor

Tobi Bakre — Actor

Genovevah Umeh — Actress

Scarlet Gomez — Actress

Content Creation

Layi Wasabi — Content Creator

Fisayo Fosudo — Visual Storyteller

Eniola Korty Olanrewaju — Filmmaker

Salem King — Content Creator

The Wisdom Man — Content Creator

Maryam Apaokagi — Comedienne

Samuel. A Perry ( Broda Shaggi) — Comedian


Ayra Starr — Singer

Asake — Artist

Libianca — Cameroonian Singer

Aya Nakamura — French Singer

Tay C — French Singer and Songwriter


Hakeem Onasanya — Head of Startups

Igunbor Sarah — Senior Assistant to Edo State Governor

Mustapha Isa Ozo — Managing Director of A Public Relations and Digital Communication Company

Seun Olufemi White — Lawyer

Rukayatt Shittu — Journalist

Khalil — Halilu

Community Action

GodsFavour Ahimisi — Game Changer in Community Action

Ndasadu lau Idris Bilyaminu — Founder of YapDfAfrica

Chioma Ukpabi — Founder of SUWK

Salawu Azeez — Climate Activist

Iresalewa Muhammed Bello — Founder of Nimah Andreh

Arts and Literature

Haneefah Abdulraman — Writer

Michael Dubby — Entrepreneur

Morenike Olusanya — Book Cover Artist


Izzy Odigie — Choreographer

Regina Eigbe — Choreographer

Sherrie Silver — Philanthropist

Dream Catchers — Dance Group

Creativity and Innovation

Victoria Adesanmi — Interior Designer

Hauwa Lawal — Screenwriter

Babatunde Sanni of Ikorodu Bois

Intissar Bashir Kurfi — Environmentalist

Service to the Young

Melody Fidel — Entrepreneur

Bosun Tijani — Minister of Communications

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