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Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award Announce 2015 Nominees

By Prince Akpah
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Entrepreneurs are the corner stone of the economic prosperity in developed countries. Nigeria however; being the strongest economy in Africa is on the verge of an economic revolution.

Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award is a strategic initiative designed to activate growth, stimulate entrepreneurship and ‎celebrates those who are building successful and dynamic businesses, encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of individuals and cooperate organizations that inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievements.

Announcing the Nominees for this year's Award at a press conference, held recently at the organization's head office in Abuja, the Director of Corporate Communication, Mr Kenneth Kosin said the nominees where collated from the public through a call for nominations which took place between May and June 2015. He said over 2,000 individuals and corporate organization where nominated for the Award.‎

More so, those who were nominated and have passed through the screening process are on the event website for the public to vote.

He said, voting can be done on the website voting portal www.entrepreneursaward.com/award-nominees/ or to vote via our SMS voting platform, text AWARD space name of nominee space category to 33028, sms cost #50 and individual can vote as many times.

Speaking further, the Principal Partner of the Award, MrUwabor Joshua said Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award is the most prestigious and highly celebrated business award in the country.

He said the Awards will recognize entrepreneurs from multiple industries across the country comprising of individuals and corporate organizations that have created jobs, empowered youths, contributed to National GDP and rendered services towards the growth of the economy in 2015.

Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award is a platform for CEOs, aspiring entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs with interest in expanding their business to initiate new business ideas and relationships - with key influencers and decision makers in different sectors of the economy.

It will provide a learning experience, new business innovation knowledge sharing opportunities as young and growing entrepreneurs and Business CEO'S from all sector of the economy are expected to grace the event.

‎The Awards is billed to hold in October, 2015 at the LadiKwali Hall, Abuja Sheraton Hotel, with the theme; ‘BUILDING A PROSPEROUS ECONOMY; ENTREPENEURSHIP AS AN ECONOMIC FORCE”.‎

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NIGERIA ENTREPRENEURS AWARD NOMINEES
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE & ENTERPRISE
MrBoboyeOyeyemi (FRSC Corps Marshall)
TajudeenAdepetu (MD/CEO ‎Consolidated Media Associates Limited)

Mr Vincent Chukwuma (Innoson Motors)
Dr. Poly Emenike MON, (Chairman/CEO, Neros Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Anthony Ayeni (Proprietor West Town Hotel Lagos)

Dr. Donald Obaseki
MrAdekunleOyinloy (MD Infrastructure Bank Plc)

AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE & LEADERSHIP
Prince AbimbolaOlashore (Chairman, Lead Capital Group)

Prof. Michael Ibadin (CMD UBTH)
MrsOshodin (Registrar Uniben)
Alhaji Salem (National Chairman, Labour Party)

Chief Sam Igbe MON (Iyase of Benin)
Prof. Faraday Orumwense (VC Uniben)
Prof. Greg Akenzua OON. (Pro Chancellor AAU Ekpoma)

VC Covenant University
AWARD FOR EXCELLENT IN BUSINESS INNOVATION
Dr. KaseLawal (Chairman CAMANC Group)
Mr. EmekaOkwuosa (MD OilservLimited)
Dr.Ambrosie Bryant ChukwuelokaOriana (Chairman Seplat)

Chief A. C. Okafor, OON (Chairman/ CEO, Chikason Group of Companies)

MrTobunboOmisore (Chairman, Top Services Limited)

Engr Emmanuel Mabaka, (MD/CEO Platinum Mortgage Bank Ltd)

Igho Charles Sanomi (MD/CEO Taleveras Group)

AWARD FOR CREATIVITY & EXCELLENCE

Mr Jimi Awosika (MD Insight Communications) ‎

John Momoh (Chariman/CEO, Channels Television)

NiyiFalade (MD, Crusader Sterrling Pensions)

Mr Wale Adenuga (CEO WapTv)
MayowaOgunwemimo (MD, FSDH Asset Management Ltd)

SeunFaluyi (Founder Global Engineers Limited)

MrsUjuIkejika (MD Britannia U-Energy)
Mr Bruce Ayonote (CEO Suburban Telecomms)
MOST OUTSTANDING ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Mr Chris Oputa (CEO Studio 24)
MrPhilp Henry Chike (MD Kryxtal Suites)
BasseyEyo (CEO Payporte)
Richard Nyong (MD/CEO Lekki Gardens)
Musa DangoggoAliyu (MD/CEO Urban Shelter Ltd)

Rev. Dr. Victor Mbanisi (Chairman/CEO Banex Group)

MD/CEO Brians& Hammers
Engr. Greg Ero (CEO Arkleen Oil & Gas Ltd)

MOST OUTSTANDING CEO OF THE YEAR‎
DrMrs Stella Okoli (MD Emzor)
Mr Jude Oksibi (MD multiyor)
Wale Tinubu (MD/CEO Oando)
Mr Stan Ekeh (Chairman Ziox Group)
MrSobereDiri (MD/CEO Hamilton Technology)
MrEmekaOkwuosa (MD Oilserv Limited)
Dr. ‎Mrs. ‎Aisha Suleiman Achimugu (CEO Felak Concept Limited)

FarukAliyu (MD/CEO Hawthorn Suites)
MOST ENTERPRISING PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Hassan Rilwan (GMD FocalPoint Group)
Mr Collins Onuegbu (MD Signal Alliance)
Godwin Obaseki (Chairman, Edo State Economic Team)

MrBisiOnasanya (MD/CEO FBN Holdings Plc)
MrDejiAkinyanju (Founder& CEO Food Concepts Plc)

UzoNduka (CEO Domino Information Company)
Engr Femi Akintunde. (Alpha Mead Facilities & Management Services Ltd)

ORGANIZATION MAKING THE DIFFERENCE IN NIGERIA

Portland Paints & Products Nigeria Plc
Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria

Banex Group Limited
PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc
Capital Hotel Plc
Society for Family Health
Honeywell Group
Dangote Group
UAC Foods Limited
CAMAC Group
Chrome Group
BUSINESS FRIENDLY STATE OF THE YEAR
Lagos State
AkwaIbom State
Katsina State
Ogun State
Kano State
Delta State
Anambra State
Edo State
CUSTOMER FRIENDLY BANK OF THE YEAR
GTB Plc
FCMB Plc
Zenith Bank Plc
Stanbic IBTC
EcobankPlc
Diamond Bank Plc
Skye Bank Plc
First Bank Nigeria Limited
CUSTOMER FRIENDLY TELECOM COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Etisalat
MTN
Airtel
Visa Phone
Globacom
MOST OUTSTANDING OIL & GAS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

OandoPlc
Forte Oil Plc
Capital Oil
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc
EternaPlc
Ascon
Conoil
Midwestern Oil and Gas Company
CUSTOMER FRIENDY INSURANCE COMPANY OF THEYEAR

Mustard
Leadway Assurance Limited
NSIA Insurance
AIICO Insurance Plc
Capital Express Assurance Ltd
Standard Alliance Insurance Plc.
African Alliance Insurance Plc
LASACO Assurance Plc
CUSTOMER FRIENDLY EATERY OF THE YEAR
Jevinik Restaurant
KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken Nigeria Limited
Sweet Sensation Lagos
Tastee Fried Chicken Lagos
Chicken Republic
Cold Stone Creamery Nigeria
Pepperoni Foods
Chopsticks Restaurant Abuja
Drumstix Food & Investment Ltd
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN QUALITY EDUCATION

FUNTAJ International School
White Plains British School
The Centagon Intl School
Capital Science Academy
Vivain Flower
Lekki British
Midow Hall
CUSTOMER FRIENDLY BRAND OF THE YEAR
Stallion Group of Companies
7up Bottling Company
Mikano International Ltd
TranscorpPlc
MTN Nigeria
Dangote
MultiChoice Nigeria
Nigeria Breweries Plc.
Airk Air
CUSTOMER FRIENDLY HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja
Intercontinental Hotel Lagos
Raddison Blue Lagos
Oriental Hotel Lagos
Eko Hotel Lagos
FourPoint by Sheraton Lagos
Barcelona Hotel Abuja
Sandralia Hotel Abuja
NAF Conference Centre & Suite
MOST ENTERPRISING ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR
NAF Conference Center Abuja
Coscharis
Lekki Gardens
Candel Company Ltd
Bi-Courtney Group
Nestle Nigeria Plc
Elizade Motors
Propertymart Real Estate Investment Ltd
Actis Nigeria
Troyka Holdings
ENTREPRENEURS MICRO FINANCE BANK OF THE YEAR

Asha Microfinance Bank Limited
Fortis Microfinance Bank
Accion Microfinance Bank
FBN Microfinance Bank Ltd
Famez Microfinance Bank Ltd
Eagle Flight MicroFinance Bank Ltd
FinaTrust Microfinance Bank
AB Micro-Finance Bank
LABOUR FRIENDLY ORGANIZATIO OF THE YEAR
Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc
Dufil Prima Foods
Friesland Campina WAMCO
Nigerian Breweries Plc
Julius Berger Nig. Plc
Quits Aviation Services Ltd
Cadbury Nigeria Plc
Airline Services and Logistics Plc
LISTENERS CHOICE RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
Kiss FM Abuja
Inspiration FM Lagos
Beat FM Lagos
Hot FM Abuja
We FM Abuja
Rythem Abuja
Vibe FM Benin
Naija FM Lagos
BEST PERFORMING GOVERNMENT AGENCY
Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (NACCIMA)

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration & Control (NAFDAC)

Bank of Agriculture (BOA)
Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON)
National Directorate of Employment (NDE)
Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC)

National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP)

MOST OUTSTANDING INDIGENOUS ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Olam Nigeria Limited
Havilah Hydrocarbon Resources Mgt. Nig. Ltd
Interkel Nigeria Limited
HRG Nigeria
Lafarge Africa Plc
ABM Global Services
Jad Catering Services Limited
Peogeot Automobile Nigeria
MOST OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL AGENCY
World Bank
JICA
GTZ
DFID
ADB
UNDP
British Council
MOST EFFICIENT MEDICAL HEALTH PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

Skylark
H-Medix
Medic Plus
Tonia Pharmacy
AWARD FOR BEST PRACTICE IN MEDICAL SERVICES
First Consultants Medical Centre
Abuja Clinic
Nisa Premiere Hospital
Angelic Care Hospital
Zankil
Zenith Medical Center
Ceda Crest
Federal Medical Center
The Bridge Clinic
MOST OUTSTANDING CSR ORGANIZATION
MTN Nigeria
Mopson Pharmaceutical
Hygenia HMO
DHL Nigeria
Julius Berger
Dangote Group
Flour Mills of Nigeria
Friesland Campina Wamco Nigeria
TrascropPlc
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Nigeria Stock Exchange
FIRS
SEC
NDIC
Mexim Bank
Bank of Industry
The Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System
Unified Payments Nigeria
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PENSION ASSET ADMINISTRATION

PAL Pensions
Premium Pensions
Stegma Pensions
Stambic IBTC Pensions
Leadway Pensions
SME’S SUPPORTIVE BANK OF THE YEAR
Fidelity Bank
Diamond Bank
UBA
Skye Bank
FCMB
Thank You
Prince Akpah
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