Oya Awards 2016: ”Moving forward” full list of winners

The Outstanding Young Achievers (OYA) Awards 2016  themed “Moving Forward” was aimed at celebrating Nigeria’s most outstanding young entrepreneurs, innovators and achievers. The event took place on Sunday, November 20th at Bespoke Event Centre, Lekki.

 

Award for Otunba Sesan Rufai
Award for Otunba Sesan Rufai
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Adebola Williams giving the keynote speech

The event began with the red carpet which featured interviews with top entrepreneurs within Nigeria.A key note address was issued by Media entrepreneur, Debola Williams. Fondly called, Debola Lagos, he is the co-founder of Red Media, and one of the brains behind Future Awards, Ynaija Magazine, and Rubbin’ Minds TV talk show.  Check out the full list of awardees:

  • 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
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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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