TJAN, TOYO BABY, FUNNY BONE, TEKNO, KEHINDE BANKOLE, BELLA NAIJA, DJ SPINALL, AYODELE 5.0 CGPA, INDOMIE, ANDELA FOUNDER, OTHERS MAKE TUSH AWARDS 2016 NOMINEES LIST… STUDENTS FROM OVER 30 UNIVERSITIES TOO
TDA Multimedia, the organizers of one of Nigeria’s most consistent Youths and Students awards platform- the All Youths Tush Awards (AYTA) – has released the Nominees List for the 8th successive edition of the event which has been fixed for Sunday, December 11, 2015 somewhere in Lagos to be revealed soon.
According to a statement released by the Director of Media and Publicity, Mr Opeyemi Bello, after several months of active engagement with students and youths on its various social media platforms, as well as a period of nomination which saw youths nominating people who they feel best embody the ideals and values that Tush Awards stand for, the nominees were carefully sifted through and vetted before the final list containing 20 Youth Categories and 14 Student Categories was unveiled.
The statement further revealed the start of voting which will be live on the website (www.tushawards.com) and this is planned to run for 2 weeks starting November 7 till November 21, 2016. The Tertiary Institution Activities for this 8th year running will also start this month to climax at a grand Pre Awards Beach Concert December 4 while the 5 Role Model Awardees for this 2016 edition will be revealed before the end of the week.
Divided into two segments: Students and Youths, Tush Awards seeks to spotlight, encourage and reward hardworking and outstanding personalities below the age of 32 who have made an appreciable and value-driven impact in the past 12 months as it concerns the country, Nigeria.
For the Youth Segments with 20 Categories; accomplished artistes such as Patoranking, Tekno, Kiss Daniel, Adekunle Gold, Simi will go head-to-head in the Best Youth Act (Music) Category, while names like Ik Ogbonna, Alex Ekubo, Mofe Duncan, Gabriel Afolayan, Gideon Okeke will slug it out for the Best Youth Act (Movie) Category.
Other nominees are Dr Smile, Kenny Blaq, Woli Arole, Laff Doctor, Wofai Fada for the Next Rated Act (Comedy), and TJan, Mayorkun, Dremo, Kach and Mr Eazi for the Next Rated Act (Music).
Talented and fast-rising actors like Juliana Olayode, Cynthia Shalom, Aaron Sunday, Seun Sean-Jimoh, Olumide Oworu will battle for the Next Rated Act (Movie).
The On Air Personality of the Year category will see Kemi Smallz of City FM, Sakadelli of Rave fm Osogbo, Kaylah of Cool fm, Ronke Giwa of Splash fm and Amanda Douglas of Cool FM PH competing for the top prize.
BellaNaija, YNaija, Pulse.ng, LindaIkeji’s Blog, and StellaDimorkokus all belong to the Youth Blog/Magazine of the Year category, while last year winner, Omoyele Isaac Success of Dreams from the Slum Initiative, Samuel Iboro of the Future Africa Leaders Conference, Tony Joy of Making A Difference (MAD) and Nifemi Brown of the Universities for Humanitarian are all in the Best Use of Advocacy category.
To view the full list, www.tushawards.com/youthnominees
For the Students Category, over 30 Universities in Nigeria have their students on the Nominee List slugging it out in 14 Students Categories. The Full Student Nominees List can be found here www.tushawards.com/studentnominees
The theme for this 8th edition is “Invest Wisely, Invest Early” and amongst the already penciled down Guest Speakers include Mrs. Nkechi Omozeje (The Category Planning & Activation Manager of Mondelez International, makers of Cadbury Products) amongst others.
Tush Awards will hold on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at a venue that will be revealed soon. For Update or Contact, 08169420643, 07034574206 and 08178456364
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