Tag: Award

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AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Davido beats Wizkid to win MTV EMA best African act

Superstar Davido has defeated Starboy Wizkid to win the best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2017. Davido ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Moses, Troost-Ekong nominated for CAF player of the year

Super Eagles’ Victor Moses and William Troost-Ekong have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year ...

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AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Aiteo takes over as sponsor of CAF award

Oil and gas company, Aiteo has become the new sponsor of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) award. The company took ...

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AzeezOctober 15, 2017

NNPC did not award contracts worth $25bn – Presidency

The Presidency has dismissed reports that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) awarded contracts worth $25bn or that the same amount ...

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ToluJuly 6, 2017

Chimamanda Adichie wins major French literary award for ‘Dear Ijeawele’

“Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just been been named one of ...

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EditorJune 21, 2017

And the award for blabber of the year goes to… Beyoncé’s father

Everyone knows a Matthew. He’s the guy you don’t let follow you on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat because he ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 22, 2017

Nigerian-born British actress, Wunmi Mosaku basks in her BAFTA award

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian-born British actress, Wunmi Mosaku born as Oluwunmi Olapeju Mosaku, has won her first British Academy Television ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

IK Osakioduwa, Minnie Dlamini to host #AMVCA2017

by Dolapo Adelana The hosts for the 2017 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) has been announced. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Again! No African leader wins $5m Mo Ibrahim award

by Dolapo Adelana For the second year in a row, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has announced no winner for its Ibrahim ...

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ToluFebruary 27, 2017

CONFUSION: And the award for Best Picture goes to La La Land… sorry, we mean Moonlight (WATCH)

This may just pass as one of the weirdest Oscar moments in history. Faye Dunaway and co-presenter, Warren Beatty stepped ...

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ToluJanuary 3, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What ‘Man of the Year’? Senator Shehu Sani disagrees with Gov Obiano’s award

On 1 January, Anambra state Governor Willie Obiano emerged the Silverbird Man of the Year 2016. Governor Obiano won the ...

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AzeezDecember 29, 2016

The Thread: ‘#SoundCityMVP2016 is the new Headies…’ | Our top 10 tweets of tonight’s awards

The maiden edition of the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival is currently taking place at the Expo Center, Eko Hotel & ...

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ToluDecember 23, 2016

Tekno miles, Mr. Eazi, 2Baba, Simi | Here are the winners and losers from #TheHeadies2016

The 11th Headies held last night and we won’t come here to remind you about the glitz and glamour because ...

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Isime EseneDecember 21, 2016

See who won the popular vote for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016 | Overall winner to be announced on December 31

And we have a winner – at least for the popular vote! The Y!/YNaija.com voting for Person of the Year ...

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ToluDecember 6, 2016

Gigi Hadid, Naomi Campbell and all the supermodels at last night’s British Fashion Awards

The 2016 British Fashion Awards held last night at Royal Albert Hall in London and as expected, it was a ...

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ToluNovember 20, 2016

’76 wins AFRIFF top awards

With four laurels, including Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Lead Role, the much ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

AFRIMA fashion evolution

The just concluded All Africa Music Awards grand finale which held on November 6, 2016 in Lagos has set in ...

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ToluNovember 9, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: The Headies nominees list is out, Chika Ike gets herself a G-wagon | More stories

Here are some of the stories that made news yesterday and others that unraveled while you were asleep – and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2016

Jibrin wins anti-corruption award in London (PHOTOS)

Embattled member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has been honoured by a top London-based newspaper, African Voice, with the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Trevor Noah pulls out of 2016 MAMA

South African comedian Trevor Noah has announced his inability to host the 2016 MTV Africa Music Award (MAMA). The Comedy ...

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ToluOctober 17, 2016

Up In The Sky wins International Marketing Effectiveness Award

Up In The Sky Ltd is a Platinum, Best of Category winner in the 2016 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award competition ...

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ToluOctober 14, 2016

5 things to know about Bob Dylan, 2016 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

“The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan for having created new poetic expressions within the ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

This is what the Ballon d’Or will look like now

France Football has announced that the Ballon d’Or award will now have new rules after it ended a six year ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 15, 2016

Enter for the Etisalat Flash Fiction Award and stand a chance to win £1,000

Unpublished writers now have the opportunity to enter for the 2016 edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature, Flash Fiction ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 9, 2016

Nigeria Fashion and Style Awards unveils 2016 nomination list

Nigerian Fashion and Style Awards formerly known as Gardencity Fashion Awards releases Nomination List for 2016 edition With over 4000 ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 17, 2016

AUDIO: This is why Jonathan failed to win Mo Ibrahim prize

Billionaire businessman and founder of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, Mo Ibrahim, on Thursday, explained why ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 6, 2016

GTB boss, Segun Agbaje named African Banker of the year

The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, Segun Agbaje, has been named as the 2016 ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 15, 2016

Buhari receives Equatorial Guinea’s highest national award (PHOTOS)

While criticism of his administration seems to have increased at home, President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on a state visit ...

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Janeth JJanuary 15, 2016

Jonathan becomes first African leader to be honoured with SCLC award (PHOTOS)

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, became the first African leader to be honoured by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference ...

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Janeth JNovember 13, 2015

The Beatz Awards 2015 nominees’ list is out (READ)

As we gear up for the award ceremony, the voting process commences from the 16th of November 2015 to 6th ...

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