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‘Okafor’s Law’, ‘The Wedding Party’ & ‘Isoken’ Land Nominations At #ELOY2017!

Themed “The Year of Inspiration”, the Exquisite Lady Of the Year (ELOY) Awards is set to celebrate women doing exceptionally well in their fields and those who have made a great impact in the society. The nominees for it’s 2017 edition have been released and actresses like Adesua Etomi, Toyin Abraham, Uru Eke, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, and Beverly Naya made the list. According to the founder, Tewa Onasanya, “the criteria for the ELOY Awards focuses on the character of the individual, her ability and achievements and how her work impacts the Nigerian and African society.”

The press conference announcing the nominees, anchored by Yetti Ogunnubi, held on the 26th October at the Trends Kitchen, 16 Remi Olowude Street, Lekki. The upcoming award and recognition night will kick off by 5PM on the 26th November. Omoni Oboli, one of the nominees, hasn’t been stepping on the brakes this year. Last year she was awarded the Best Producer for Wives On Strike, a feature with a sequel set to hit us soon. Two blockbusters later (Okafor’s Law and My Wife & I) and the filmmaker has been re-nominated alongside Kemi Adetiba, Jadesola Osiberu, Bunmi Ajakaye, and Grace Edwin Okoh for the 2017 Best Female Movie Director Award.

Powered by Exquisite Magazine, the ELOY Awards is organized for women of excellence with  over 600 guests hosted every year. Here are the nominees for 2017:

Actress Big Screen
Osas Ighodaro Ajibade – Little Drops Of Happiness
Adesua Etomi – The Wedding Party
Toyin Abraham – Alakada Reloaded
Omowunmi Dada – Omugwo
Chigul – Banana Island Ghost
Dakore Egbuson Akande – Isoken
Rahama Sadau – Hakkunde
Mary Lazarus – Dance To My Beat

TV Actress (Terrestial And Online TV)
Inidima Okojie – Battle Ground (Africa Magic)
Omowunmi Dada – Jemeji (Africa Magic)
Beverly Naya – Tinsel (Africa Magic)
Dakore Akande – Fifty (Ebonylife TV)
Uru Eke – Rumour Has It (Ndani TV)
Abimbola Craig – Skinny Girl In Transit (Ndani TV)
Oreka Godis – Our Best Friends Wedding (Red TV)
Chiagoziem Nwakama – This Is It (LowladeeTV)

Female Movie Director
Kemi Adetiba – The Wedding Party
Bunmi Ajakaye – My Wife & I
Grace Edwin Okon – Little Drops Of Happy
Jadesola Osiberu – Isoken
Omoni Oboli – Okafor’s Law

Female Youtuber
Sisi Yemmie
Delphinator
Uwani Aliyu
Kehinde Smith
That Igbo Chick

Female Fashion Designer Of The Year
Funke Adepoju – Phunk Afrique
Jumoke Raji – Teekay Fashion
Agatha Moreno – Agatha Moreno
Tokunbo Abiodun – CEOLuminiOfficial
Huda Fadoul – Hudayya
Bisola Adeniyi – Lovely Lady Bida

Female On Air Personality
Yasmin Obadaki – Cool Fm Kano
Josephine Amie Egbe – Beat FM Ibadan
Moet Abebe – Sound City FM
FaithHistory – Lagos Talks
Kemi Smallz – CoolFM Lagos
Kiki Mordi – WFM
AweZi – Sound City
Adeyinka – R2 FM Ibadan

Female Blogger
Deola Adebiyi – omogemura.com
Oma Ehiri – sotectonic.com
Eden Benibo – edenbenibo.com
Hafsah – hafymo.com
Lade Ibikunle – ladesblog.com
Cynthia Akinyemi – blacksatino.com

Female Owned Events Company (Planner, Decoration, etc)
2706 Events – Adeola Ojuolape Okeshola
Trendy Bee Events – Bisola Borha
Perfect Touch Events – Nafisat Olubando
Wedding Guru – Christine Ogbeh
Dunamis Events – Funbi Akinyosoye
Newton And David – Uche Majekodunmi

Female Make Up Artist
MLPro Beauty – Ololade Koleosho
Stephanie Ani Make Up Artistry – Stephanie Ani
Y – Glam – Olayemi Oduyoye
Faari By Sisi Ope – Opeoluwa Odunmbaku
Oteniara Make Overs – Oteniara Adelegan
Misz Poshmua – Linda Onyinye Chukwuka
Bukky Obey – Bookie Lavida

Female TV Presenter (Terrestrial And Online TV)
Idia Aisien – Style 101 Show, Spice TV
Bridget Chigbufe – Page 3, STV
Sammy Walsh – Slayed Or Shade, MTV
Tallulah Doherty, Toke Makinwa, Bolanle Olukanni – Moments, Ebony Life TV
Ariyike, Olayemi Ogunwole – Entertainment Splash, TVC
Latasha Uwagwu – Hot Topics, Linda Ikeji TV
Mercy Ajisafe – Fashion Fix, Accelerate TV
Uvbi Ehigiamusoe, Bettina Nwelih – Talk Talk, Wazobia TV

Female Social Entrepreneur
Nkem Okocha – Mamamoni
Adepeju Jaiyeoba – Mothers Delivery Kit
Bukky Shonibaro – Girl Child Africa
Funmi Adebayo – Kindle Africa
Bukola Bolarinwa – Haima Health
Onyinye Edeh – Strong Enough Girl Empowerment Initiative
Abisoye Ajayi Akinfolarin – Girl Coding (Pearl Africa Foundation)

Female Chef / Food Designer
Matse Nnoli – Matse Cooks
Bukky – The Kitchen Muse
Ozoz – Kitchen Butterfly
Kemi Oyedepo – The Kitchen Monsters
Iquo Ukoh – 1q Food Platter
Nengi Ukpabi – Nengis Kitchen
Dumebi Agbakoba – ChefDishFoodFest
Uzo Orimolade – UzoFoodLabs

Beauty Entrepreneur
Madam Ori Skincare
Taries Beauty Lounge
Beauty Geek Ng
My Hair Ltd
Hair By Waneka
Good Hair Ltd

Female Music Artist Of The Year (Rising Star)
Symply Simi – Joromi
Niniola – Sicker
Waje – In The Air
Yemi Alade – Knack Am
Ada – I Overcame

To vote by text, send ELOY + NOMINEE NAME to 35070 or visit www.eloyawards.com.

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