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Yesterday, Sunday, December 18, 2016, The Future Awards took place at the Federal Palace Hotel Lagos.

The annual event was hosted by Wole Ojo and Mo' Cheddah. Also, Dorcas Shola-Fapson and DJ Obi were supporting hosts at the event as well.

Nigerian pop star Davido performed along with songstress Simi. President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo gave a keynote address at The Future Awards 2016.

Mo Abudu, former Governor Peter Obi, Debola Williams and Nana Akufo-Addo play

Mo Abudu, former Governor Peter Obi, Debola Williams and  Nana Akufo-Addo

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Other notable personalities who showed up were Rotimi Amaechi, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, and Mrs Ibukun Awosika.

Adenrele Sonariwo play

Adenrele Sonariwo

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The awards had a football theme which was clearly displayed throughout the event.

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Young Person Of The Year went to Mark Okoye and The Future Awards Africa Prize For Music was won by Yemi Alade.

Other notable winners on the night were Bolanle Oluknanni, Tosin Ajibade, Chika Oduah, and Bukola Bolariwa.

Actress Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama play

Actress Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

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While the night was filled with fun and excitement it must be said that the 11th edition of The Future Awards did not start on time, nearly two hours late.

The Future Awards 2016 Adeola Osunkojo and Tosin Ajibade play

The Future Awards 2016 Adeola Osunkojo and Tosin Ajibade

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You get the full list of winners below;

  1. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For OAP (Visual) - Bolanle Olukanni

  2. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Arts & Culture - Adenrele Sonariwo

  3. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Technology - Olaniran Abiola

  4. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Young Person Of The Year- Mark Okoye

  5. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Agriculture - Julius Adewopo

  6. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Professional Service - Dr Salihu Dasuki

  7. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Sports - Kehinde Paul

  8. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Fashion - Adebayo Oke-Lawal

  9. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Business - Ifeanyi Orajaka

  10. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Creative Professional - Evans Akanno

  11. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Media Enterprise- Bidemi Zakariyau

  12. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Advocacy - Bukola Bolariwa

  13. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Education - Godwin Benson

  14. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For Screen Producer - Adeola Osunkojo

  15. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Journalism- Chika Oduah

  16. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For Acting- Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

  17. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Beauty- Theodora Mogo

  18. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Music- Yemi Alade

  19. The Future Awards Africa Prize For New Media- Tosin Ajibade

  20. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For OAP (Audio)- Ayo Thompson

  21. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Public Service- Asuquo Ekpeyong

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