We are honored and delighted to affiliate our brand as media sponsor for a very important award show, “The Future . ..” Awards Nigeria 2008! We begin pre-coverage of the event with short interviews/profiles of some of the nominees by next week and into 2008!
Organized by the Redstrat Public Relations Firm, the event which will be held on January 13th, 2008 in Lagos, Nigeria promises to be exciting, inspiring and fun! ” The Future . . .” is a celebration of youth and achievement – it honors young Nigerian achievers between the ages of 18 and 31 with awards in 15 categories.
“The aim of “The Future…” is [t]o inspire young Nigerians by showing them others as young as themselves who have managed to conquer the ‘difficult’ Nigerian environment. ” says the organizers. It is [also] to show Nigerians proof [through the nominees, who are presented as role models] that there is concrete hope, for the nation in its young people.”
‘The nominees for 2008 have been selected! Below are some pictures from the recent “Nominees Party” held in honor of 120 outstanding talented young Nigerians who made the cut. Check them out and also be sure to check out the list of nominees.
Ty Bello, Photographer/Makeup Artist/Artist nominated in the Artist & Young Person of the Year Categories.
Nominee accepting his certificate of award
Professional of the Year: Ike Ochonogor – FedEx; Temitope Ogunfayo – Procter & Gamble; Adebayo Omole – Matrix Solicitors; Boye Olawoye – Investment Banking; GroupLola Talabi – Cadbury Nigeria; Bode Makanjuola – Caverton Group; Omowale David Ashiru – Accenture; Noble Igwe – Virgin Nigeria.
Magazine of the Year: RISE; Juice; Bubbles; Applause; Dynamix; Acada; Tripz; Blast.
Young Person of the Year: Mikel Obi; TY Bello; Oluchi Orlandi; D’banj; Chika Nwobi; Toni Payne; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Mubara Muhammed Abdulai.
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