Red Carpet Photos: Yvonne Ekwere, Fela Durotoye, OC Ukeje, Toke Makinwa at The Future Africa Awards Nominees Reception

The United States Consulate hosted the nominees of The Future Africa Awards & Summit 2014 to an exclusive reception in Lagos, Nigeria today, 31 July. The event held at the residence of the Consul-General, Jeffrey Hawkins.

The host of the nominees’ reception was Africa Magic’s Vimbai – styled by L’Espace and made up by House of Tara International.

Guests at the reception included Nigeria’s A-list set Rita Dominic, Toke Makinwa, Bez, Ice Prince, OC Ukeje, Brymo, Uche Nnaji, Gbemileke Oyinsan, Titilayo Oyinsan, Vonne Vixen, Mai Atafo, Noble Igwe, Fela Durotoye, Ivie Okujaye, Funlola Aiofioyebi, Stephanie Coker, Osas Ighodaro, Pastor Ituah amongst others.

TFAAS 2014 is supported by Microsoft, the US Consulate and the Tony Elumelu Foundation. Official Media Partners are EbonyLife TV, AfricaMagic, Ventures Africa, and Y! Africa. Official Online Partners are MemeBurn, BellaNaija, Premium Times and 360nobs.

The official bloggers for 2014 are Linda Ikeji, Omojuwa, LadunLiadi, Olorisupergal, Ameyaw and NigeriaNewsDesk. Country partners are The Cable, Ladun Liadi Blog, The Trent, Information Nigeria, GidiTraffic, News Wire Nigeria and

Cool FM is the host radio station. Channels Television is the host TV station.

For more information, visit @TFAAfrica on Twitter or the website The official hashtags for 2014 are #ThisIsAfrica and #TFAAS2014.

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