The Canadian government has announced the 2019 Vanier Scholarships awarded to graduate students who demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement. Valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies, the 2019 Vanier Graduate Scholarship is Canada’s most prestigious academic award. Of the 166 scholarships…

200 youths, Agriculture enthusiasts, Agropreneurs, investors gathered at Techpoint Headquarters to participate in AgriTech Lab 2019, a programme organized to provide AgriTech skills and education for participants to plug into the employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in the African Agribusiness Landscape.Speaking at the event, TFAA Alumni and Founder of MyFarmbase Africa, Aliu Oluwafemi Royal, emphasised…

The Future Project, the organisers of Africa’s biggest youth awards event The Future Awards Africa, has launched a series of community and media activities to run from March-May, 2019 in preparation for this year’s edition of the event. Also billed as part of the post-award activities for the…

Dr. Julius Adewopo, winner of The Future Awards Africa Prize for Agriculture 2016, is set to receive the 2019 Agropolis Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food in the “Young Promising Scientist” category. He will receive a plaque certificate and prize of €20,000. The 2019 Award ceremony will…

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa yesterday celebrated 20 young and driven Nigerians making impact in diverse sectors of human endeavour including advocacy, media, music, technology, art, film, photography and more. The event which held at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, had in…

The Future Awards Africa in partnership with the University of Sussex, United Kingdom presents THE FUTURE LEADERS FORUM 2018. This forum is geared towards creating a platform to foster inter-generational dialogue and millennial collaboration supported by an academic community. With an aim of promoting cross-sectoral interaction and cooperation…

The British Council yesterday hosted The Future Awards Africa 2018 nominees to a reception in Lagos with young change-makers including Niniola, Zainab Balogun, Emmanuel Oyeleke, Ink Eze, Folu Storms, Fisayo Fosudo and others receiving their certificates of nomination. With 20 categories and 100 nominees selected this year, The…

The Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa has unveiled the list of honorees for the most coveted youth award on the continent, the Young Person of the Year – David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, Samson Itodo, Tomi Adeyemi, Nemitari Ajienka, and Dr. Mahmoud Maina. This prize is…

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) held their first influencers breakfast hangout on the 24th of August, 2018. The event which was a breakfast hangout, featured influencers from various industries and states. To organise an awards campaign/event in 2018 that further celebrates the success of the Nigerian youth, some of…

As part of its call for nomination activities, in preparation for the 2018 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), organisers of the awards, The Future Project (TFP) paid courtesy visits to Eko FM to speak to the youth corpers on the influence of youth on the growth…

In preparation for the 2018 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), organisers of the awards, The Future Project (TFP) have launched its post TFAA activities starting with the school tour. The School tour is focused on developing young individuals in leadership, career and active citizenship, began on…

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ACTING Samuel Ajibola (30) Sambasa Nzeribe (29) Bidemi Kosoko (29) Akah Nnani (29) Ini-Idima Okojie (27) THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FASHION AND DESIGN Joseph O. Ike and Ola Akindehinde (JZO Fashion) (31/26) Bisola ‘Ladybiba’ Adeniyi (25) Paolo Sisiano (29) Muktar…

The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Reception hosted at The Ford Foundation office, in Ikoyi. Photos of some of the nominees and guests at the reception.       Bukunyi Olateru-Olgbegi Chair, The Central Working Committee of The Future Awards Africa  

  With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among Nigerians aged 18 – 31, the TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity. Arguably Nigeria’s most influential artist this year, Wizkid released one of the biggest albums of the year,…

      The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting   Samuel Ajibola   (30)   Nollywood is an unforgiving place for actors. It is even worse for child actors, who struggle to find roles that provide nuance and truly challenge the ability of the child actor to understand…

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled its list of nominees for the 12th edition of the prestigious awards. With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among young Nigerians aged 18 - 31, the TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good,…

  Africa’s biggest awards event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), is set to unveil the nominees for its 12th edition this Sunday, 19 November 2017. Hosted by two of Nigeria’s media personalities, Arthur Ngwube of Rhythm FM and Tallulah Doherty of EbonyLife TV, the unveiling will be televised on…

Following the announcement by the Central Working Committee (CWC) for Africa’s biggest youth event The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), the Awards is launching its country model plan with a focus on Nigeria. This has been a difficult year in Nigeria, but despite the adversity, the youth have risen to the…

  The Central Working Committee for Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has announced its plans for the next 10 years of the awards. The move follows a review of the last ten years by its Global Board of Advisors - meeting in July 2016.…

Philip Obaji Jr winner of The Future awards Africa(TFAA) was among the participants at the 37th International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) which held from June 5 - 24, 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The IHRTP was designed to build capacity within participants to undertake more effective human rights…

Adesoji-Solanke-The-Future-Awards-Young-Person-of-the-Year-nomineeNigerian analyst Adesoji Solanke, has bagged yet another award, as the best equity analyst in Africa at the annual Financial Mail Top Analyst Awards, Johannesburg.

Mr Solanke was a nominee of The Future Awards Africa in the category of Young person of the year in 2015. This award is given to young individuals in Africa who have excelled and made outstanding achievement in their community.

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The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released its unemployment and underemployment report and it noted that another 1.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the first quarter of 2016.

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In the report, released Friday, the NBS said Nigeria’s unemployment rate grew from 10.4 percent in the last quarter in 2015 to 12.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016.

This is remarkable because the numbers had been stable in the third and fourth quarters of 2015. It had more detail on the composition and power of the labour force.

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