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Avance Media 2016 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians [FULL LIST]

Reputed rating establishment and Africa’s leading Media and PR firm, Avance Media has announced its inaugural list of 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians.

The list which reflects the achievements of young Nigerians throughout the year 2016 was streamlined in 10 distinct categories which represents key sectors across Nigeria’s economy.

The list which has a gender equity of 34 women and 56 men is an initiative meant to serve as a source of inspiration to young people around the world.

According to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media, the initiative which was previously only launched for Ghana is embarking on a continental agenda of leading in sprouting the works and achievements of young people whose immerse contributions are sidelined and Nigeria happens to be part of the first set of countries involved in the ranking.

In rating who becomes the 2016 Most Influential Young Nigerian, the general public is being invited to vote for their most impactful youth on ng.vancemedia.org.

After public votes ends on 20th January, 2017, winners will be announced according to their respective categories before the young person voted as the Most Influential Young Nigerian for 2016 will be announced.

Below is the full list of the 2016 100 Most Influential Young Nigerian in their respective categories.

Business

Abayomi Awobokun

Akideinde Oyebowale

Bankole Cardoso

Ebi Atawodi

Ladi Delano

Ola Orekunrin

Olalekan Olude

Richard Nyong

Sim Shagaya

Suleiman Sani Bello

Entertainment

Alex Ekubo

Basket Mouth

D’Banj

Davido

Don Jazzy

Funke Akindele

Mercy Johnson

Omotola Jalade

Wizkid

Yemi Alade

Law & Governance

Bashir Ahmad

Deji Adeyanju

Hon Ayodele Obe

Hon. Engr Obinna Kingsley Onwubuariri

Hon. Kasim M. Kasim

Innocent Onah

Mark Okoye II

Nasir Sa’idu Adhama

Omojuwa Japheth

Tolu Ogunlesi

Leadership & Civil Society

Aisha Augie-Kuta

Akin Oyebode

Asuquo Ekpenyong

Chidiogo Akunyili

Hadiza Bala Usman

Kamil Olufowobi

Kayode Oladapo

Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq

Nkechikwu Azinge

Tonye Rex Idaminabo

Lifestyle

Amaka Osakwe

Bukky Karibi-Whyte

Clarence Peters

Dj Cuppy

Dj Xclusive

Dr. Kelechi Anyikude

Mai Atafo

Oluchi Orlandi

Tara Fela-Durutoye

Toju Foyeh

Media

Adekunle Ayeni

DO2dTUN

Ehiz

Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi

IK Osakioduwa

Linda Ikeji

Stephenie Enaife-cooker

Toke Makinwa

Toolz

Uche Pedro

Personal Development & Academia

Ahmed Adamu

Chioma Agwuegbo

Damilola Oluwatoyinbo

Folawe Omikunle

Gossy Ukanwoke

Jimi Tewe

John Obidi

Mofolusade Sonaike

Otto Orondaam

Toyosi Akerele

Science & Technology

Abiola Olaniran

Bosun Tijani

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Jason Njoku

Kola Aina

Mark Essien

Oluseun Onigbinde

Prince Nnamdi Ekeh

Seyi Taylor

Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade

Social Entreprise & Philanthropy

Chude Jideonwo

Dayo Israel

Empress Njamah

Grace Ihejiamaizu

Isaac Balami

Muna Onuzo

Seun Osewa

Shade Ladipo

Shola Molemodile

Yasmin Belo-Osagie

Sports

Ahmed Musa

Alex Iwobi

Asisat Oshoala

Blessing Okagbare

John Obi Mikel

Kelechi Promise Iheanacho

Peter Odemwingie

Samson Adamu

Seye Ogunlewe

Victor Moses

Avance Media is also successfully replicating the same ranking in Kenya, South Africa, Cameroon and Ghana as they partner with various local and international organisations to honour young people across the continent.

The 2016 ranking is in partnership with Reputation Poll, Barcity Media, Evergreen Initiatives Jagari Designs, CELMBD Africa, My Naija Naira, Just Elect, EOD Partners, Africa Youth Awards, Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, iCare Hub Africa, Global Skills Exchange, Core Foundation and Project Know Thyself International.

Source: Avance Media

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