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NIGERIAN WRITERS' AWARDS 2016 WINNERS

The Nigerian Writers Awards is a platform organized to reward excellence, celebrate Nigerian Writers of different genres, encourage and create a synergy between budding and established writers in Nigeria.  It is the first of its kind awards to reward writers of different genres and writers' supportive brands.

The inaugural edition of the Nigerian Writers Awards ceremony held on the 6th of February 2016 at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island Lagos saw established and young Nigerian Writers across the country and diaspora at the event with eight notable media houses. Twenty eight (28) Nigerian writers of different genres were rewarded and Six (6) recognition awards were presented.

(THE FULL LIST)
 

1. BUSINESS WRITER OF THE YEAR

FEMI ASU

2. SPORTS WRITER OF THE YEAR

        SHINA OLUDARE CHARLES

     3. FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR

                        KEMI BUSARI

  1. 4. ENTERTAINMENT WRITER OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Caspertainment)

ALLI MUTIAT OMONIYI

5. CAMPUS WRITER OF THE YEAR

EZEKIEL EFEOBHOKHAN

6. FASHION BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

    ADEDAYO OLUBUNMI ODUBANJO

            (FASHIONPHEEVA.COM)

7. ENTERTAINMENT BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

                     LAILA IJEOMA

                  (LAILASBLOG.COM)

7.ii SUPPORTIVE BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

                    AGBO JOSEPH

                    (AGBOSBLOG.COM)
 

8. LITERARY BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

AINEHI EDORO

9. PROMISING LITERARY BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

OBIANUJU IJEKPA

10. ROMANCE WRITER OF THE YEAR

UFUOMA OTEBELE

  • NIGERIAROMANCESTORIES.COM)

11.  HEALTH WRITER OF THE YEAR            

        TOLUSE FRANCIS

12. FICTION WRITER OF THE YEAR

SALLY KENNETH DADZIE

13. NON-FICTION WRITER OF THE YEAR

       NNAEMEKA NWANKWO OKERE

14. POETRY WRITER OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Poets in Nigeria “PIN” Initiative)

TOLU AKINYEMI

15. SPOKEN WORD POET OF THE YEAR

OLAYINKA SAMSON AREMU

16.  POETRY PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

ERIATA ORIBHABOR

    (POETS IN NIGERIA)                 

17. DIASPORA WRITER OF THE YEAR

MAC KELLY OBISON

18. MOTIVATIONAL WRITER OF THE YEAR

OKECHUKWU OFILI

(OFILI SPEAKS)

19. FAITH-BASED WRITER OF THE YEAR

SINMISOLA OGÚNYINKA

  1. 20. COMIC WRITER OF THE YEAR

SIMISOLA OPEODU

(BLACKSMITH CHRONICLES)

21. TEENAGE WRITER OF THE YEAR

              (Sponsored by Ms Rose Blossom)

IRIANELE VIRTUOUS OSELUMESE

22. YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR

   (Sponsored by Insight of an Author Show)

QUADRI ZAYNAB

23. HISTORICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR

            The president who never ruled                   

(JAMIU ABIOLA)

24.  ADVOCACY BOOK OF THE YEAR

  1.  IS FOR SURVIVOR- “SICKLE CELL”

(SAMIRA HARUNA SANUSI)

25. WRITERS’ MOST SUPPORTIVE BRAND OF THE YEAR

                       ETISALAT NIGERIA

26. MEDIA HOUSE OF THE YEAR (PRINT)

THE NATION NEWSPAPER

27. MEDIA HOUSE OF THE YEAR (TV)

CHANNELS TV

28. MEDIA HOUSE OF THE YEAR (RADIO)

METRO FM

29. WRITER OF THE YEAR

SEUN AKIOYE





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