Arise Africa Achievers Award Nomination (See Full List Here)

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Welcome to 2021

Arise Africa Achievers Award

Celebrating Excellence in Africa

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It’s yet another season to celebrate people, places and values. 

Redefining Africa To The World through creative arts, culture, beauty, pageantry, publications, human resources and development outfits

There are heroes in every community. Entrepreneurs, Community leaders, business owners, real estate developers, media icons and others whose vision, tenacity and hard work is transforming our community into a better place to live, work and do business.

At the Arise Africa Magazine event proper,  it will be another opportunity for us to pay tribute to all our heroes who are indeed Making Africa  Rise.

All Award Nominee are to send their photo and profile via iksommies@gmail.com to be featured on ARISE AFRICA MAGAZINE

FULL NOMINATION LIST

LIFE TIME ACHIEVERS AWARD

Dr Ngozi Okonji-Iweala

Barr Osita Oparaugo -Founder Ogelle

Lynn Hill – South Africa

Uche Nwosu   -Nigeria

Chidi Nze – Germany

Jacinta Baraza – Kenya

Adama Konta – Mali

George Andreas ADIKIBE–NANA -Canada

Jamie Pajoel – Canada

Emma Duru  – Canada

Frank Uchegbu 

Nwokeke Solomon 

Carl Umegboro

Pastor Timothy Benedit

Dr Jeph Akaehie

Barr Betram Faotu

Amb. Dr Marksman Ijiomah

George Uzor (Gknicks) – Finland

Dr Micheal Igwe -USA

Hon Andrew Amaechi

Hon Chika Okafor

Hon Chigozie Nwaneri

Hon Chief Oduenyi Christopher Igwe

Chief Innocent Ekweariri

Robert Uwamogu Onyemuchara

High Chief Summers Ikukuoma

Nicole Njoku 

Cynthia Chukwu Obinwanne

2. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Rossy  Foundation

Talklove Africa Foundation

Rotaract Club International

Jamie Pajoel International

Zanders Foundation

Global Circle of Friends Network

Guardians of the Nations International

Heart of Gold Charity Foundation

Ugwumba Leadership Development Center

3. BEST BLOG OF THE YEAR 

Niko Zulu

Bizna Kenya

Arise Afrika

Adamazi

Henryxclusive

Quingist

Adamazi

Orjisblog

Otowngist

Gisthub24

IgbereTv

4. BEST BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

Linda Ikeji

Prince Ukwu (Gisthub24)

IfeanyiCy Njoku (IfeanyiCy Blog)

Emeh Thank God (IgbereTv)

Chris Kehinde Nwandu (CKNnigeria)

5. CINEMATOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Chukwuma Anurunkem

Pot of Africa

Abiodun Makinde – Mankind films

Richcraft films

421 films

Wanted visual

MrDigital Chibuike Gabriel 

Francis Ememekwe 

6. CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Chukwu Night Keke D (Zenith Nolly TV)

Aqua Victor

Nnamdi Ume (Nadis BitMaps)

John Okoye (Brainslink)

Ibiam Obinna Kelvin (Frettouch Branding Agency)

Richard Njoku Kalu – (Young Imo Stars Film Academy)

Aqua Victor – (Scepter Graphics)

Royal Prince (Royal Prince Movies)

Abiodun Makinde – Mankind Films

Egbu Sylvester- Film tricks

7. BEST HAIR STYLIST AWARD

Sname Beauty

Empire Saloon

Hair Forest

Hair Wizard

8. BEST MAKE UP  ARTIST

Bestofjahnear

Golden touch

La Kristal

Imperial Makeovers

Elena Esolace 

Amaka Onwukwe

Neulla Domnic

Bobby\’s touch studios

Impact touch make over

Ella\’s Beauty Empire

Deemy\’s Beauty Touch

House of Floxy Beauty

9. MOST ACTIVE SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE OF THE YEAR

Soja Rex ( Onukubiri Ifeanyi Kingsley )

Jude Bonnison Pondis

Jane Chris Ezetah

Ogechi Duruji McDuke

Harriet Ijeomah

Clinton Yung-c

10. BEST CONTENT CREATOR OF THE YEAR

SkiboComedy

Owerri Chic

Fifi

Joy Oma

Vokal Tv

Mc Duke

Mc chineke boy

11. IMO NETPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Linda Ikeji

Darlington Flowrymz

Anwurum Darlington

Ezihu Magnus (Mag vision)

Auta Ibrahim

Aic Akwarandu

12. YOUTH MENTOR OF THE YEAR

Lynn Hills- South Africa

Rev Dr Fidel Onuoha

Dr Cally Cussons

Dr Mrs Ikejiaku

Dr Mercy Ogbodo

Linus Okorie

Kelechi Aguwuom

Eric Uwakwe

Sixtus okechukwu

Barr Ikenna Emmanuel

Ugochukwu Umeogu

Anthonia Ahanor 

Ikpamezie Innocent 

13. EXCELLENCE AWARD TO BEST SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

Princess Shekinah International School

Federal Girls College Owerri .

Living Word Academy Secondary

Top Notch Int School

Madonna Secondary school

Rochas Foundation Colledge

Alvana Model Secondary school

Mountain Crest Schools

14. BEST UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR

University of Nairobi

Kenyatta University

Strathmore University

University of Nigeria Nsukka

Imo State University

Rhema University

Hezekiah University

Federal Polytechnic Nekede

Alvan Ikoku University of Education

University of Agriculture Umuagwo

Federal University of Technology Owerri

15. EDUCATIONIST OF THE YEAR

Nma Olebera

Prof Adora Anyanwu

Prof. Mrs Adaobi Obasi

Prof Mrs C Njoku 

Prof. Nnenna Oti (FUTO)

Prof OC Nworgu (Rhema )

Prof Martins Nwankwo (IMSU)

16. BEST BANK OF THE YEAR

ZENITH BANK

GTBANK

FCMB

ACCESS BANK

UBA

Cooperative bank Kenya

Equity bank Kenya

Standard chartered bank

17. INNOVATIVE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Zmarley Zordis

Chidex Obani

Young Roc

Chuks Okereke 

The Kanon – Station Manager My Radio

Dayo – Zanders Fm

EXCEPTIONAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Mrs Jennifer Ihuaka Ibezim – Access Bank

 Elijah Anaeru

Lamour Ethels – Lamour Events

Rennys Foods Ltd – Mrs Ebere Nwarie Opara

Dozzymore Communications Enterprise- Mr Nnadozie Osuigbo

Fullmoon Hotels – Esther 

18. TELECOM COMPANY OF THE YEAR

MTN

GLO

Etisalat

Safaricom

Airtel 

Jamii telecom

Liquid telecom

Faiba

19. BEST HOTEL OF THE YEAR

Protea Hotels

RENTO HOTELS

Rockview Hotels

Golden Tulip Owerri

Fullmoon Hotels

Royal Billion Service Apartment

Kelvic Suits

Bon Hotel

20. RESTARUANT OF THE YEAR

De-Angels

Jevnik Restaurant

Hungry Man

Kings Dine Restaurant

Blue Elephant

Tinapa Lakeside

Hotel Restaurant

Kokodome

Genesis Restaurant

21. FAST FOOD COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Mangrove Foods

Crunchies fried chicken

Sunic Foods

Rennys Food

kilimanjaro Restaurant

22. RECREATIONAL CENTER OF THE YEAR

Cubana

Old English Bar

Xhrine

Ibariogwa Group

De Latino

La Crystal

23. HUMANITARIAN SERVICE OF THE YEAR

Red Cross Society Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Goodlight Foundation

High Chief Summers Ikukuoma

Amb Samuel Chijioke Anyakemba

Amuneke Ugochukwu Raymond

Chizzy Whizzy 

Opara Kelechi 

Paulcy Nnamdi Iwuala 

Egwu Samuel Onyeizu

Her Excellency Barr Mrs Chioma Uzodinma

24. CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Human Rights Campaign

Society Advancement Services

Read Aloud Foundation

Boiling Point Cooperative Society

Leadership Development Foundation for Civic Literacy

25. ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Egwu Samuel Onyeizu

Jahnear Ilem

Frank Nneji

Obi Cubanna

Amb Chinedu Marksman Ijiomah

Sir. Tony Ezenna

Leo Stan Ekeh

Chief Tony Chukwu

26. PROACTIVE LAWMAKERS OF THE YEAR

Rt Hon Deacon Chike Okafor

Rt. Hon .Ugonna Ozuruigbo

Rt. Hon Jerry Alagbaoso

Hon Engr Obinna Onwubariri

Rt Hon Chyna Iwuanyanwu

Hon. Barr Kennedy Ibeh

Hon Chigozie Nwaneri

Amb Uche Ogbuagu

Rt. Hon Amb Uju Onwudinwe

Hon Chima Kingsley Uju

Hon Micheal Crown

Hon Eddy Obinna

Rt Hon Ngozi Obiefule

27. MOST ACCESSIBLE SENATOR OF THE YEAR

Sen Ifeanyi Ubah

Sen Sam Anyanwu

Sen Rochas Okorocha

Sen Enyinna Abaribe

Sen Frank Ibezim

Senator Dino Malaye

28. BEST MODELLING AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Arise Africa Modelling Agency

Pageant Studio Africa 

Chris Event and Modelling Agency

Emner Schedier

I Brand Modelling Agency

Paragon Nigeria Talents

29. COMMEDIAN/ENTERTAINER/MC OF THE YEAR

Mc Tboy

2 Can Talk

Broda Bossman

Mc Aso Rock

Mc Badmouth

Mc Chuks

Mc Jebi

Mc Aweelo

MC Egbeigwe Apama

Klasikal

Mc Chineke Boy

Mc Pajay

Mc Toothpick

Mc Kfresh

Mc Donjay

30. GOSPEL MUSIC PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

George Uzor -Ginicks

Henry Joshua

Broda Bossman

Nemi Iselema

Adesoji Joseph

Mark T

Tonnel Avo

I.O.C Walter

MaureenSings

Honourable Chimdi

Amaka Gift

Mercy Masika

31. ICONS OF INTEGRITY AWARD

Engr IG Uzoma Nwokorie

Pastor Timothy Benedit

Rev Mrs Carol Ochemba

Pastor Jarlath Onuegbu

Barr Betram Faotu

Dr Jeph Akaehie

Robert Burale

32. DYNAMIC BRAND OF THE YEAR

Priceless Stores

Everyday Supermarket

Destiny Supermarket

Golden Touch

Shoprite (Owerri Mall)

E-World Entertainment

33. MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Carl Umegoro

Andrew Gift Odinakachi (BBC News)

Ify Onyegbule

Chido Nwangwu 

Mike Ikem Umealo 

Eyitope Kuteyi – Channels Tv

Cliff Ayozie 

Emeka Nobis 

Jerry Osuji -Orient Ibc

Golda C Njeribeako – TV Host

ON-AIR-PERSONALITY AWARD

Theodore Chinonso Uba NonsoNkwa 

Marilyn Oma 

Emmy Faith

Okpara Jude Jaycee  – Reach FM

Mc Tboy – Nganga Radio Show Hot fm

Petronilla – Orient FM 

Camielle – Darling FM

 Princesser Africa Ekwurekwu  – Boss Fm

Donvelly D Anchor (Darling FM)

34. BEST RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

Reach Fm 104.9

Ozisa Fm 96.1

Darling 107.3 FM

My Radio 101.1 FM

IBc Orient 94.5 FM

Hot 99.5 Fm

35. BEST PHOTOGRAHER OF THE YEAR (MALE)

Richraft

Vemphography

JohnPeters Anyanwu

Fullcips Photography

Princewill Onyeka

Onyedikachi Chimezie 

Chinonso Bonaventure

36. BEST PHOTOGRAPHER (FEMALE)

Treaured Mercy

Judith Ezeagu

Oma Reginald

Nkechiyere Judith Ezeagu

37. SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD

Kelechi Iheanacho 

Ahemed Musa

Alex Iwobi

Hon Goodfaith Chibuzor Etuemena- Bashlyks Sports Events

Jenny Anusiem  – Imo Angels

38. SPORTS PRESENTER AWARD 

Amb Saviola Godwyn (Oziza Fm)

Cosmos Chukwuemeka (Darling FM 107.3)

Kingsley KPac (Reach FM 104.9)

Solo Mourinho

Ob Fado 

39. HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Tuclean

Golden Okafor (XBusta)

F2

Achara man

Mo-brek

Pozitive

Kenny

40. BEST DJ OF THE YEAR AWARD

DJ Kalonje

DJ Flex

DJ Pop

DJ Pakky

DJ Slam Franky

DJ Bombey DJ Lee

DJ Wonder

DJ Square

Vee DJ JerryC

DJ Real Boss

DJ Lindsey

41. URBAN BOUTIQE OF THE YEAR

Skin Exclusive  Boutique

Millennium

Razor Sharp

Shorty

Delia

42. EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP AWARD

(MERIT)

Linus Okorie 

Chidi Nze 

Jamie Pajoel 

Dr Ebere Uneze

Engr Ikpaemezie Innocent

Chief Emmanuel Okewulonu

Rt. Hon Ike C Ibe

Prince Ezeala Akano

High Chief KingClovis Okeke

Hon Dr Henry Okafor

Enyioha Chis Anyanwu

Chief Okey Ozumba

Arc Okwukwe Onuzo

Emeka Okoronkwo

Kenneth U. Obiakor 

Anthony Akalugo 

Chioma Ikpa 

Ugochukwu Aguguam

43. BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Better Life Properties

BNH Estate

PWAN

44. EMERGING REAL ESTATE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Owerri Property Search

DorchHomes & Properties

Flames Properties

PEA Global

Assumpta Chidera

Cytton

Optiven Group

Has Consultants

45. PUBLIC INFORMER OF THE YEAR

Ikenna Onuoha

Hon Prince Eze Ugochukwu (Ochiwar)

SP Orlando Ikeokwu

Nneamaka Okafor

Cajetan Duke

Nze Ralph Njoku-Obi

Sp Bala Elkana

46. BEST MOVIE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

King Bruno

Desmond A Ken

Royal Prince Movie

Fred Atigogo

47. BEST ACTOR OF THE YEAR

Kanayo O Kanayo

Emeka Ike

Osita Iheme

Chief Imo

Egbeigwe

Chuma Mmeka James Jnr 

Somadina Adima

SB Young Eze

48. BEST  ACTRESS OF THE YEAR

Genevieve Nnaji

Rita Domnic

Akudo Nwaneri

Nneoma Ukpabi

Chioma Yomi

Real Warri Pikin

49. BEST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Chidiebube Okeoma 

Obinna Ahaka

Thank God Emeh

Charles Ogugbuaja

KENYA

 Smriti vidyarthi

Larry Madowo

Jeff Koinange

50.  BEST MODEL OF THE YEAR ( MALE & FEMALE)

Amaka Ezigbo

Nkemjika Lovet 

Miracle Chiamaka Ezeh-David 

Queen Prisca Johnson 

Doxa Azogu 

Anastscia Duru

Ella Uzoho

Chioma Ndubueze

Somto

Lam Chris

Best male model (KENYA)

Brian Onyango

Sean Andrew

Cliff mageto

Somto Emmanuel

Kelly Smart

Desmond (Channels IMSU)

51. Most Supportive Brand

Kanmi Olu Cypher

Priceless Stores

Shirley Supremo

Eddy Brown Electronics Nig Ltd

Slot

Samsung

Royal Billion Apartments

52. BEST STUDIO

Pectom Studio

Posh Treasures

Dude Studio

STA STUDIO

Top Value Pro Studio

Kelvinez Studio

Somik Studioz

53. BEST TRANSPORT COMPANY of the Year

ABC Transport

The young Motors

Imo Transport Company Ltd

God Is Good Motors

KENYA

-Mash poa

-Tahmeed

-easy coach

55. Excellence in Public service of the year

Rapido Foods

7up Bottling Company

Constant Water Bottling Company

Nigerian Breweries

Nigerian Bottling Company

Ozb Communications

ABC Transport

Young Entrepreneurs

Hector Okechukwu

Jane Ezetah

David Kingsley Kelechukwu

Esiri Grant

Uzodinma Akalonu

Ugonna Igbonma

56. BEST CATERING SCHOOL

TMT Catering

Hossana Catering School

Lamour Events

Queen Esty

Evette Catering School

Yagazie Events & Catering

57. MEDIA OUTFIT OF THE YEAR (PRINT, TV & ONLINE)

Channels Television

Arise TV

Orient TV

Horn Newspaper

Announcer Newspaper

Frontline Express

Big Truth Newspaper

SOUTH AFRICA

News24

IOL

KENYA

Nairobi news

Ghafla

Nation News Paper

The Standard News Paper

The East Africa News Paper

The Star News Paper

Business Daily Africa News Paper

KTN – tv

NTV -tv

The citzen Tv

58. TAILORING COMPANY & FASHION DESIGNER

Jennifer Signatures

Manuelz Couture.

Sammies Couture

Favour Amaechi

Chibueze Richard Ikwechi

Nala Fashions

59. BEST PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR

High Chief Njoku Bright Chimezie  – Horn Newspaper

Mrs Shirley Munonye -Frontline Express Newspaper

Modestus Nwankpa – Big Truth Newspaper

Hon Finan Chuks- Newsfield Newspaper

Chilaka Iwuoha – Nigerian Eye Newspaper Ghana

Precious Nwadike – Watchdog Newspaper

Anokwute Uzoma – Stone Magazine

Publisher Genius Gist Magazine

60. BEST CREATIVE WRITER OF THE YEAR

Lynn Hill 

Uloma Gloria Uwadoka

Desmond Ben

Ugochukwu Damian

Eze Helen

Agbaso Promise Chijioke

61. AFRICAN YOUTH IMPACT AWARD

Pastor Ralph Afoaku

Dr Elvis Enyioku

Dr Micheal Igwe

Rev Dr Eches Eches

Mrs Obinna Ibeh

Prince Chinedu Obi

Dr George Smart Obinna

Barr Cj Onwubariri

Tabitha Matekwa

Adama Konta

Ejike Chukwu

Prince Chimaroke Oparaugo

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PROFILE OF IKECHUKWU ANYANWU Ikechukwu Anyanwu is an Imo State born Nigerian. An Author, Public Speaker, Humanitarian, Blogger, Media Guru and Start-up Coach. He has inspired millions through Arise Africa Network Platform He Is Into Education, Media, Entertainment, Showbiz and Hospitality Industry. Having calved a nitche for himself as a leadership expert, human capital development and management consultant. He is currently the Chairman, Online Media practitioners Association of Nigeria, Imo State Chapter. Ceo Arise Africa Magazine, Founder Arise Africa Network – a non-profit organization. Face of Arise Africa, Managing Consultant GCFN Consult. Member, Imo State Bloggers Association. Ag National President, Association of Pageant CEO’s of Nigeria Human Resource Specialist and Leadership Coach with astute impact on many seeking to maximize their skills, intellectuals and innate potentials He has a track record of reproducing leaders and helping them to gain dominance within their nitch. Mr Anyanwu after a rich career that spanned for 18 years having worked as Human Resources Manger, Outlet Manager Rennys Foods Limited from 2004 – 2019, Management Consultant for various Quick Service Restaurants in Abuja, Enugu, Rivers State, Abia, Ebonyi, Kogi and Imo State is now focusing on helping young people to discover, develop their talents. He has built lots of platforms for young people of Africa to express their talents. He is passionate about writing, consulting, coaching and training. He blogs regularly via www.ariseafrika.com and has a thriving social media followership. He is a graduate of Sociology/Anthropology, Imo State University whose passion is to impart knowledge by educating, equipping and empowering young minds for the future. He is an alumni of Living Word Training Center He is also the West African Representative of All African Media Networks He is married to Mrs Carol Anyanwu and blessed with 3 sons.

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