OC Ukeje, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Falz, Tomi Adesina, others win OYA Awards 2016

OYA AWARDS

The 2016 edition of The Outstanding Young Achievers (OYA) Awards held at the Bespoke Event Centre, Lekki on Sunday, November 20. This year’s OYA Awards themed ‘MOVING FORWARD’ and was aimed at celebrating Nigeria’s most outstanding young entrepreneurs, innovators and achievers.

The event was attended by movers and shakers in the Nigeria entertainment and creative industry.

Media entrepreneur and Co-Founder of RED, Adebola Williams popularly known as Debola Lagos delivered a keynote address titled: ‘MOVING FORWARD: ARE WE THE TURNING POINT GENERATION?’

20161120-img_3300Dignitaries at the event include:  CEO of Recycle Points, Mazi Ukonu; Mrs Oworu, fashion designer, Ejiro Amos Tafiri; comedian, Omobaba No 1, Bukky Bello of Bella Africana, Sola Obagbemi of RED Media,  Nollywood stars like Olumide Oworu, Muideen Oladapo (Lala),Allwell Ademola to mention a few.

OYA Awards 2016
OYA Awards 2016 

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OYA AWARDS

 

20161120-img_3055See the full list of winners below:

MOST OUTSTANDING ACTOR
O.C. UKEJE

 

MOST OUTSTANDING ARTIST
FALZ THE BAHD GUY

 

MOST OUTSTANDING BLOGGER
LINDA IKEJI

 

MOST OUTSTANDING BRAND
WE CYCLERS

 

MOST OUTSTANDING COMEDIAN
EMMA OH MY GOD

 

MOST OUTSTANDING CREATIVE WRITER
TOMI ADESINA

 

MOST OUTSTANDING ENTREPRENEUR
MAZI UKONU (RECYCLE POINTS)

 

MOST OUTSTANDING FASHION DESIGNER
EJIRO AMOS TAFIRI

 

MOST OUTSTANDING FINE ARTIST
ISIMI TAIWO

 

MOST OUTSTANDING JOURNALIST
OSAGIE ALONGE

 

MOST OUTSTANDING MAGAZINE
MY STREETZ MAGAZINE

 

MOST OUTSTANDING MAKE UP ARTIST

OMOTAYO DANIEL ( SLUSH MAKE OVER)

 

MOST OUTSTANDING MODEL
OPEYEMI AWOYEMI

 

MOST OUTSTANDING MUSIC PRODUCER
YOUNG JOHN

 

MOST OUTSTANDING NGO
SHE LEADS AFRICA

 

MOST OUTSTANDING OAP
OLAYEMI OGUNWOLE

 

MOST OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHER
JIDE ODUKOYA

 

MOST OUTSTANDING SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITY
INSTABLOG9JA

 

MOST OUTSTANDING TECH START-UP
JUMIA

 

PERSON OF THE YEAR
ALIYU GIWA

 

RECOGNITION AWARDS

OYA Special Recognition Award – Arts & Enterprise
James Abinibi

 

OYA Special Recognition Award – Media & Enterprise Support
Mercy Makinde
(IAspire Radio)

 

OYA Special Recognition Award – Enterprise Support
Mofolusade Sonaike
(Mumpreneur.ng)

 

OYA Special Recognition Awards- Media
Otunba Sesan Rufai
(Goldmyne TV)

 

OYA Special Recognition Awards – Enterprise Support
Wale Samson
(Tommy Walson Event Company)

 

OYA Special Recognition Awards  – Entertainment & Enterprise Support
Omobaba No 1

 

OYA Special Recognition Awards -Entertainment
Mercy Aigbe

 

OYA Special Recognition Awards – Enterprise Support
Sola Obagbemi

 

OYA Special Recognition Awards – Media & Enterprise Support
Jire Kuforiji

 

OYA Special Recognition Awards – Enterprise Support
Dr. P.O Sonaike

 

OYA Special Recognition Award – Enterprise
Folashayo Sobo

 

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