Onafujiri Remet, Tonami Abiona, Susan Pwajok, Ngozin Obasi, Others Among Outstanding Nigerian Children Honoured at the Nigerian Child Award 2017 by FBI
The first award in Nigeria, entirely dedicated to celebrating the Nigerian Children was recently held in Oriental Hotel, Lagos. Organised by Fiscal Business Innovations Ltd popularly known as FBI with the main objective to identify and give proper recognition through the conferment of awards of excellence and distinction to individuals or groups within the ages of 6-15 years old who have made measurable achievement in different fields.
Here are the winners:
Precious Oyedeku - Nigerian Child Award for Academic excellence; Precious is a 13 year old blind student of Pacelli School for the blind who has won several academic awards and mathematics competitions. Onyeka is also very gifted in crafts and paintings.
Oziomachukwu Favour (Ozzybosco) - Nigerian Child Music Personality of the Year ; Ozzybosco is a 10 year old Nigerian Artist who won the Nigerian Kids Got Talent season 7. He has released more than 15 songs featuring the likes of Olamide, Terry G, MI, Flavor, Sound-Sultan. Ozzybosco is the youngest Nigerian Artiste to receive two chieftaincy title “Nwatakwochaaka Ndigbo and Omenanwata Igbo.
Onarietta Remet - Nigerian Child Art and Creativity Personality of the Year; Before age 2, Onarietta showcased her claim at her first ever exhibition “Creative Link to the Next Generation” at the Nigerian Cultural Centre Terra Kulture making her the world’s youngest exhibiting artiste being 7 days younger than Trinity Perego of the USA, then the holder of the Guinness Youngest Professional Artist record in 2006. At present Onarietta has over 10,000 original paintings in her name.
Ufele Egpty Ify - Nigeria Child Fashion Personality of the Year Award: 10 years old Ufele made historic fashion landmark debuting at New York Fashion Week showcasing outfits from her clothline “ChubbiLine.” This appearance won her the Junior Trailblazer of the Year Award and the Teen Vogues US named her as one of the 21 under 21 influential Female Teen.
Tomisin Jasim Ogunnubi - Nigerian Child Award on Innovation and ICT; 12 years old Ogunnubi made headlines when she developed an android mobile tracking APP tagged “My Locator” which helps school children and adults to know their geographical location, view it on the map and get appropriate direction. The app has a feature where users in emergency could reach emergency services with the press of a button.
Marylove Edwards - Nigerian Child Sport Personality of the Year; 12 years old Marylove Edwards is a multiple award winning Tennis youngster who after winning CAT West and Central Africa Junior Championship has etched her name among world Tennis Players.
Misimi Isimi - Nigerian Child Advocacy of the Year Award; 10 years old Misimi is the president of Eco-kid Nigeria, a club that provides children with the strong foundation on environmental stewardship and instilling environmental consciousness as a way of life. She goes to different schools to educate other kids on hygiene and inculcating healthy living habits. In 2016, she was awarded by African Cleanup Project as the first passionate child environmentalist, she was also named one of Cowbell’s Great Nigerian Geniuses. In partnership with Ntumbu Jonez, she launched the eco-kid Uganda and also became an Ambassador to Transclean Nigeria ltd.
Azaria and Ajzason Anyebe - Nigerian Child Entrepreneur of the Year; Azjason 9 years and Azaria 6 years are the sibling co-owners of AZnAZ Organics, an organic skincare company for kids by kids. The company was launched in 2016 to cater to kids with skin challenges and has since then be nominated and won several awards.
Winnie Eka Williams - Nigerian Child OAP Visual; 13 years old Winnie is a TV Presenter who broke into the entertainment industry as the lead anchor for the season 3 of My Hero Nigeria Kiddies TV Talk show. In the course of the show, she has interviewed some of the brightest minds in Nigeria. Winnie also spear-headed the attitudinal TV Campaign “ Be the Nigerian you wish to see” and this has received tremendous reviews home and abroad
Ngozi Obasi (Ngo bekee)- Nigerian OAP Audio; Ngozi Obasi, mostly known as Ngo Beke is a renowned radio presenter and social Advocate for children’s education. She anchors ‘Totori words for kids’ and ‘Pikin Time’ that airs on Wazobia Fm Abuja.
Susan Pwajok - Nigerian Child Movie Personality of the Year; Susan is an actress and model who is best known for her role in Nigerian TV Series- The Johnsons, Desperate Housewives Africa and many more
Tonami Abiona- Nigerian Child Award for Enterprise and Creativity; 7 years old Tonami is the CEO of Tonamis Creation, producer of the My Story Book Kit, a creative resource for young readers, Authors, Artists and Illustrators. Her work has been featured in several platforms including Guardian Newspaper.
Onafujiri Remet- Special Recognition Award; 6 Years old Onafujiri was profiled at age 3 by CNN, Listed NO 7 of Huffington Post, NO 12 Most Creative Prodigies of 2013, and NO 10 of World Top Ten Prodigies of 2014 by Uncover.discover.com. He is a professional photographer and painter who has more than 6,000 original images to his name.
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