Media personality, Bolanle Olukanni and ex-Big Brother Nigeria
housemate, Tobi Bakre will host the 13th edition of The Future Awards
Africa scheduled to take place on 16 December, 2018 at The Balmoral
Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.
Bolanle and Tobi will do the honors as hosts to celebrate 100 nominees
and unveil 20 outstanding individuals whose relentless hard work and
unparalleled impact positions them as a symbol of a new tribe of
Themed _Nigeria’s New Tribe_, the Future Awards Africa 2018 which has been described as
the ‘Nobel Prize for Young Nigerians’ by the World Bank, acknowledges inspiring young people aged 18-31 making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity.
The Future Awards Africa 2018 is presented by The Future Project,
Guaranty Trust Bank, and H2oh.
The official hashtags for Future Awards Africa 2018 are #TFAA2018 and #NIGERIASNEWTRIBE.
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ABOUT THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA
The Future Awards Africa has been called the ‘Nobel Prize for Young
Africans’, and the ‘most important youth awards’ by Forbes. It is
a set of prizes given annually to celebrate and accelerate innovation,
creativity and enterprise amongst young Africans aged 18 – 31. It has
produced over 150 winners and over 1550 nominees since its first edition
It is presented in conjunction with The Future Project, which has a
mandate to build empowered citizens across Africa, through (inclusive)
enterprise and (active) citizenship. This focus on Human Capital
Development is informed by our value proposition: Africa’s growth needs
a generation of young people who are gainfully employed and able to
demand and secure better leadership.
Our projects include Aiki.ng, an employability portal presented with
Microsoft; the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders,
#StartupsAfrica, Intern4Jobs, YMonitor.org presented with National
Endowment for Democracy (NED), The Future Enterprise Support Scheme and
The Future Awards Africa, described as ‘The Nobel Prize for Young