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2009

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FASHION

Ade Bakare - 

Adeseye Bakare, better known as 'Ade bakare is no doubt a household name known for his contribution to the fashion industry in africa. He;s also a multiple award winning fashion designer. Ade is a graduate of History from the prestigious university of lagos. Upon his graduation, he relocated to london to learn the thread and needle business in Manchester university college,salford,England with expertise in couture. His collection can be described as elegant, colourful, and unique with a touch of modernity

 IDEAS AND INNOVATION

Feyisetan Seyi -

Feyisetan Seyi - An outstanding young man with great work ethics. 'seyi, has extensive experience in a wide range of technology platforms and has initiated a number of commercial software projects, currently in use. 

 ICT

Gbenga Sesan - 

Gbenga Sesan - Member, United Nations Committee of eLeaders on Youth and ICT; Ambassador, World Summit Youth Awards; Member, Coordinating Bureau, African Youth ICT4D Network. Originally trained as Electronic & Electrical Engineer at Obafemi Awolowo University, ‘Gbenga completed management training at Lagos Business School, New York Group for Technology Transfer, Oxford University, Harvard University, Stanford University and Santa Clara University.

 

BUSINESS

Adeolu Akinyemi - 

Adeolu Akinyemi - From an exceptional background at the Obafemi Awolowo University – Ile-Ife where he averaged a 4.48/5.00 in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.  While in Procter and Gamble, Adeolu Akinyemi bagged two global awards – A P&G Global Human Resources Peak Performance Award, 2003 and A P&G Global recognition award for exceptional innovation, 2004. Adeolu Akinyemi was nominated for and won the Future Awards, Corporate Professional of the year award for 2006. He also won the Most Outstanding Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2009 by the Ministry of Youths.

 

 MUSIC

Innocent Idibia (2 Face) - 

This gentleman needs little or no introduction as he is one of the greatest living legends of this generation. He has become a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. 2face has a career that has spanned over 10years. A native of Okpokwu LGA from the idoma extraction in the southern part of Benue state is a fun loving, humble and music driven personality. Innocent idibia discovered music in 1996 while studying in IMT-Enugu. He later moved to lagos and formed a group  called Plantashun Boiz with the likes of Blackface and Faze. Though, they have long gone solo. With tons of awards under his belt, Tuface has continued to bless us with inspiring music and mind blowing performances. He's married officially to Annie Macaulay.   

 COMEDY

Ayo Makun (AY) - 

Ayo Makun (AY) - One's talent will always make way for him. well, this successfully describes this ace comedian,actor and host. AY is a hardworking, passion driven  young man who has made his mark in the industry and has become one of the most successful acts till date. He gained prominence through impersonating Rev Chris Okotie , which he does with so much ease. This Delta state indigene  is also an award winning producer of the famous AY live and also the CEO of corporate world entertainment which specializes in packaging events and providing contents for radio and T.V.

 MOVIE

Akindele 'Funke - 

Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, is a popular Nollywood actress known for her role interpretation. Funke warmed her way into the heart of many movie lovers through her performance as 'Jenifa' in the award winning movie. Funke akindele has also starred in over 70 movies till date. A graduate of law and a native of Ikorodu, lagos state

 INVENTION

Michael Friday - 

Michael Friday - Award for the Development of the Smallest in Size and largest in capacity Flash Storage by the Zhunttai Centre for Science and Technology Development, China. The climax of his inventions is the 2.4 litre engine car, which is still in production. Also the 2009/2011 NYMA Award winner for the most outstanding youth in invention and creativity

AGRICULTURE

African Farmer Mogaji - 

African Farmer Mogaji - Self financing bee farms in three Emirate Councils in Jigawa State; Fate Foundation Business School Class Award – Most outstanding Male Entrepreneur; NYMA, Most outstanding Youth in Agriculture in 2009. Mogaji, is a professional trainer and a seasoned farmer, he currently manages two Agricultural based projects namely X-ray Farm consulting and AF Marketing

 

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