Nigeria Wonder Kids Awards 2019: unveiling the Nominees!

NIGERIA WONDERKIDS AWARDS 2019

MEET THE NOMINEES

  1. Most Inspiring Wonder Kid Award

Being excellence award for Nigeria’s most outstanding kid with clear vision, talent, impact and uncommon contributions to societal development whose life story serves as an inspiration to other children.

Nominees: 

Emmanuella Samuel

At a very tender age, Emmauella has established herself as the biggest kid entertainment star as comedienne with many awards to her credit. She was discovered by Mark Angel Comedy Foundation. She rose to fame after her “this is not my real face” comedy. She was the winner of  the wonder kid entertainer category in the first edition of the Nigeria wonderkid awards.

 

Kelsea Mmesoma Ikwuagu

Ten-year-old Kelsea Mmesoma Ikwuagu was the winner of the beauty and style category of the 2018 edition of the Nigeria wonder kids awards as well as the winner of little Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant 2018. Miss Ikwuagu is described as one of the most intelligent Nigerian Kids who combine beauty, intelligence and oratory to distinguish herself as one of Nigeria’s potential superstars.

Christabel & Blossom

 

Christabel aged 10 and Blossom aged 11 are both siblings from Cross River State of Nigeria and are both CEOs and Co-Founders of Chrisblo Glimmer Touch enterprise. With a specialty in Fashion and Designing, they both major in bow ties, hair accessories, brooch roses, hair fascinators and lots more. Acting President Yemi Osibanjo has recently awarded the two young entrepreneurs award at the just concluded Small and Medium Scale Enterprise Award (MSME), in Abuja Nigeria. They won wonderkid business and entrepreneurship category in the first edition of the Nigeria wonder kids awards.

Amarachi Uyanne

Amarachi has establish herself as a star Nigerian dancer, who rose to fame after winning the first edition of Nigerians got talent competition.

Kareem Waris Olamilekan


Kareem Waris Olamilekan a.k.a Waspa is an 12-year-old Hyper-Realism talented artist who recently took the world by the storm with his skilled drawing of the French President Emmanuel Macron during Macron’s visit to Fela Kuti’s New Africa Shrine in Lagos. His artistic skill has earned him endorsement by Eco bank who recently signed an agreement with his parents for his education grant and upkeep allowance spanning 20 years. H won the wonderkid arts and craftsmanship category in the first edition of the Nigeria wonderkids Awards.

Temitayo Kayode

Temitayo Kayode is a young Nigerian gospel saxophonist, entrepreneur/media populist who is gradually becoming a global citizen courtesy of his music talent. He won the wonderkid gospel music category in the first edition of the Nigeria wonder kids Awards.

Dj Young Money

DJ Young Money also known as Dj Solomon is the youngest Nigerian DJ. DJ Young Money is already signed to K-Nation Entertainment. He has won so many awards with his performance as the youngest Nigerian DJ.

2. Wonder Kid Advocate Award

Being Excellence Award for the most outstanding kid in advocacy

Nominees:

Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu (Ozzybosco)

Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu popularly known as Ozzybosco is an 12 year old entertainer and a strong voice in advocating against child abuse. He won the most inspiring wonderkid award category in the first edition of the Nigeria wonder kids Awards, 2018 due to his inspiring story.

Ohekwuru Tony

Ohekwuru Tony is an 12 year old upcoming talented music star and a peace advocate, who has dedicated a song ‘Nigeria We are One’ to Advocate for peace in Nigeria. He is also a kid environmentalist spear heading Children for Cleaner Lagos Campaign that recently organized children for cleaner Lagos road show in Ikeja.  He won the wonderkid music award category in the first edition of the Nigeria wonder kids Awards.

Isimi Misimi

Misimi Isimi, a 10 year old Nigerian child environmentalist and gender equality and has passion to teach other children about the importance of gender equality, personal hygiene and protecting environment. She is presently the president of ECO-Kids Green Club which is design to inspire children to become alive to environmental issues. She won the wonderkid environmental advocate award category in the first edition of the Nigeria wonder kids Awards.

Olakunbi and Oladimeji Adebowale

Olakunbi and Oladimeji Adebowale are the brains behind R1SIXTEEN Kids clothing brand for children. The clothing line which they use to promote peace and love messages among children with graphic inscriptions conveying their message of love.

R1SIXTEEN stands for Romans 1:16- For I am not ashamed of the gospel. Their Tshirts spreads the message of love and they also help orphanages through the proceeds from their sales.

Queen Esther Odenigbo

Queen Esther Odenigbo now a basic three pupil of EHJ Model Schools Isolo Lagos, won Miss Green and White Nigeria 2016 pageant as Little Queen Ambassador for Peace & Hospitality. As a Peace Ambassador, she began her peace Campaign across Nigeria as she continually preached against violence on various occasions. She has been involved in charity works by visiting the less privileged children.

3. Wonder Kid Arts and Crafts Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid with extra-ordinary gift and talent in arts and craftsmanship

Nominees:

Daniella Soje

Daniella soje is a 12 year old multiple award winning artist and CEO of “Daniella Art Studio” who uses Toothpick, Match sticks and Beads to make lovely amazing designs. She started her artistic design at the early age of 5 by writing stories and illustrating them, and then sell to kids in the neighborhood. She is the first Nigerian Child to organize a tooth pick collage art exhibition and she has sold over a thousand copies of her artworks.

Nifemi Oyetayo

Internationally recognized 9 years old Nifemi Oyetayo, who currently makes handmade fashion accessories and daily beauty needs is the CEO of Lovely Beauties by Niffy, a young, vibrant, growing business targeted at lovers of beauty, fashion and accessories. The brand warehouses everyday fashion jewellery, hair accessories infused with indigenous fabrics and everyday beauty products such as hand-creams and lip shimmers.

Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun

Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun is a kid photographer and the founder of Ariyikefotography who developed keen interest in photography from early age. She started taking pictures when she was barely four years old. Moyinoluwa is also the first teenage photographer to cover AMVCA 2018 awards. Moyinoluwa through her platform has carved a niche for herself handling professional jobs and covering multiple events. She was recently featured by BBC after widespread and captivating photo designs.

Onafujiri Remet

Onafujiri Remet was honoured with the Nigerian Child Special Recognition Award at the Nigerian Child Summit and Awards 2017 held at the Lagos Oriental Hotel. 7 Years old Onafujiri was profiled at age 3 by CNN, Listed No 7 of Huffington Post, No 12 Most Creative Prodigies of 2013, and No 10 of World Top Ten Prodigies of 2014 by Uncover.discover.com. He is a professional photographer and painter who has more than 6,000 original images to his name.

Oluwatimilehin Yinka- Adeniyi

Oluwatimilehin Yinka- Adeniyi is into handmade jewelleries. When she was 4 years old, she took part in the weekly needlework and beading after school activities where she learnt handmade jewelleries

Chinonso Onyekwena

Chinonso Onyekwena is an 12 years old from Ufuma in Anambra State who at the tender age became a professional in headgear tie, called (gele) in Yoruba land after watching and assisting his mom after school hours.

Adesina Simon Temidayo

Adesina Simon Temidayo is a 14 year old artist who started drawing at early childhood. He could recall vividly every detail about his ambition for drawing right from early age when all he wanted was to be an artist and he was inspired by a famous artist named Leonardo Da Vinci, who drew and painted Mona Lisa.

Tobiloba Dele-Davids

Tobiloba Dele-Davids, a 11 year old gifted artist who started drawing lines and playing with colour at the age of two.  She was two years old when she came up with a splash of colours they believed looked promising to call her first artwork. Art came to her naturally and was later influenced by Pablo Picasso saying that “every child is an artist.

Oluwademilade Amanda Oyegun

Oluwademilade Amanda Oyegun is a 11 year old founder and the CEO of Jolacrafts. Oluwademilade who started making birthday/appreciation cards for her family at age 4 after she was taught how to make puppets using cardboards by her craft teacher in school, started recycling used items at home and turn them into more useful newer products.

Tomisin George

Tomisin George is a 8 years old artist who started art called Art by Tomisin when she was 6 years old from a hobby she developed after attending a painting session with her aunt.

Samantha and Stephanie Ossuetta

Samantha and Stephanie Ossuetta are 11 and 10-year old respectively who started their clothing and accessories brand called AjiKo clothing and accessories. The two sisters who are believed to be interested in fashion from early age, their passion for brand which is designed for girls only.

Nathan Demilade Akintoye and Phoebe Doyinsola

7 year old Nathan Demilade Akintoye and 5 year old Phoebe Doyinsola Akintoye are the powerful brains behind Nigeria’s foremost Play dough company, Clay Fairies. Their inclination toward Arts and craft started as an interest that was piqued in the course of helping their mum out with her craft activities. Their favourite of all was the homemade playdough.

Feranmi and Fiore Oshikoya

Feranmi and Fiore Oshikoya age 7 and 4 years respectively are the founder of Mimi and Fifi jewellery. A startup which was founded in December 2013 after they received a pack of beads as one of their Christmas presents. It was a great idea especially at a time when their mum wasn’t working and was happy to create a source of income for the girls to be able to have treats during the holidays.

4. Wonder Kid Business and Entrepreneurship Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid in business and entrepreneurship

Nominee:

Ethan & Zoe

Ethan and Zoe are CEOs of Pompoms & Tassels, an Eco-friendly company which was created out of a need to let people know about living in a greener environment. They use unwanted materials which they find all around and give them a new, colourful and artistic life. They also make great efforts to use environment-friendly alternatives in the course of production of items from non-waste materials.

Azaria And Ajzason Anyebe

Azaria and Ajzason Anyebe won the Nigerian Child Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the 2017 edition of the Nigerian Child Summit and Awards held at Lagos Oriental Hotel.  Azjason 10 years and Azaria 7 years are the sibling co-owners of AZnAZ Organics, an organic skincare company for kids by kids. The company was launched in 2016 to cater to kids with skin challenges and has since then be nominated and won several awards. They were recently featured in the Nigerian Guardian Newspaper.

Alexandra West

Alexandra West is a 10 year grade five student and the brain behind Lexy Fashion House who clinched the first prize money for the Most Innovative Idea at the kiddie’s entrepreneurship skill and business fair organized by a non-governmental organization, Kid Entrepreneurs in 2016. She was also among the top 10 wonder kids selected by the top10 magazine in 2018.

Temi & Tami

Temi and Tami are 9 years old twin entrepreneurs and founder of MIMI’s social enterprise which was founded at age 7. Temi and Tami are giving back to the society by using proceeds from their business to pay school of children from low income earning families.

Daara & Demilade Olaniyan

Daara and Demilade Olaniyan, ages 12 and 9 years old respectively and are Co-founders of ‘Dream Basket Delight’ a Sweet Treats and Delights company that specializes in customized cakes, pastries, deserts, finger foods and light meals.Their business started as a result of their great passion and unique interest for baking.

O’neil Shallangwa

O’neil Shallangwa is a 14 year old kidentrepreneur, He is the founder of iSave Nigeria, A business that focuses on teaching both Adults and kids the importance of financial discipline using modern and creative handmade wooden boxes to change lives one day at a time.

Raegan Chimara Brown

Kidentrepreneur Raegan Chimara Brown is the 13-year-old Nigerian-American CEO and creator of Rae’s Slime Bar–that boasts of several employees, and also the social media manager of THE BOARDWALK EVENT CENTER–a premiere event center in Victoria Island.

Moradeyo and Moradeke Adetosoye

Moradeyo and Moradeke Adetosoye are 12 years old and presently in Junior Secondary School. They started an online business, where they sell goods on Instagram and use part of the proceeds from it to buy educational items for a school they adopted at Itedo Community, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State. They also act and write. They have written three books that are yet to be published, and they have featured in a Wole Soyinka play at Muson Centre and a stage play ‘Grandma Wura’.

Beulah Chinemerem

Beulah Chinemerem Chigbu is a ten years old 6th Grade pupil, who develop business interest at early age and the thought of selling in order to make money. She started by selling cookies during The IREDE Foundation Annual Charity walk tagged ‘Out on a limb.

Momore Opemipo Nubi

Momore Opemipo Nubi is a 10 year old founder of RM Crafts which is specialize in make fashion accessories, using beads and locally sourced Ankara fabrics. Their products include necklaces, brackets, Ankara brooches, and knitted items like bags, phone cases, pencil cases and purses.

Adu Tamilore

Adu Tamilore is a nine years old kidentrepreneur who founded her cake baking company called BeeBee Cakes at age seven. Tamilore who find baking most interesting and creative especially the decorating stage, where her mom used different beautiful colours, sprinkles and other yummy items, started her baking experience at age five helping her mom in the kitchen whenever she is to bake cake.

Charles and Alex

Charles and Alex are the co-founder of a health drink producing company called TwoSG.  The company according to them is founded out their desire promote health and fitness and helping people live a Happy and Healthy lifestyle, while enjoy the exotic flavour of fruit in the form of juice or in its natural form.

Tiwalayo Mabawonku

Tiwalayo Mabawonku is a 11 years old Co-owner of Spakle kids Spa. The company she co-founded for children between the ages of 3 to 16years, is an exclusive spa treatment for kids, which includes Manicure, Pedicure, Facials and Henna. They also have a space for Spa parties for kids.

Chukwuazolem Onaro

Chukwuazolem Onaro is a 10-year old CEO of Azed Collection. A brand which is specializes in hair accessories, bracelets and bow tie making using the left over pieces of fabric. Onaro is inspired by her mum, who is a fabric artist.

Olakunbi and Oladimeji Adebowale

Olakunbi and Oladimeji Adebowal are the co-founder of clothing line called the R1SIXTEEN.  The clothing brand which is created for children, are great graphic designed t-shirts with positive inscriptions drawn from bible where proceeds made from the sales are used to help orphanages.

David Ikechukwu Oluwatobiloba Chukwurah

David Ikechukwu Oluwatobiloba Chukwurah is the founder and CEO of Daves Farm. A business idea he conceived at age five when he was taken on a school excursion to a certain fish farm. After David lost the only one fish that was given to him from his school excursion, in September 2015, he started his cat fish with a total of 500 fingerlings which has now turned into big cat fish farm.

Samantha soje

Samantha soje is a 10 year old kidchef  and a kidprenuer.  she is the  founder and CEO of @sammysspecial
Samantha Soje is a fifth  grader who is overwhelmingly brilliant and creative.
Sammy isn’t a one side of excellence, she is also a ballerina  (#balledancer) and  has won several spelling bee competitions for her school just like she has won several cooking competitions. At a very tender age  of 7 her love for cooking has been waxing stronger. She enjoys cooking and she sees the kitchen as her laboratory where several experiments can be carried out for her.

Samantha is in a world of her own whenever she’s in the kitchen. She loves to cook, bake, and fry. she was taught  how to make donut and  pancake by Her aunty . Her favourite pancake recipe  is called “sammys special”    she was inspired  to start   Her business  when she noticed  her family  and friends  will constantly  crave and plead to  her to make her special pancake  for them.she officially  lunched  her business  on her 9th birthday  by making  over 40 donuts  and 40 pancakes which she donated  towards sponsoring  a kidprenuer African  program. where kids where taught  goals setting  and vision board.

5. Wonder Kid Sports Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid in sport activities

Nominee:

Lateef Omidiji

Lateef Omidiji is Nigerian baby football star who was recently signed by Dutch giants, Feyenoord Football Club.

Hakeem Bashir

Hakeem Bashir from Ekiti state is a talented and promising football star who was recently crowned as the goalkeeper of the tournament in the 2018 Channels Television International Kids football Competition.

Cameron Okoye

Cameron Okoye is the son of Nigerian music star Peter Okoye of the Psquare group who has demonstrated great talent in dancing and football. At his early age of 8 years, the young lad has made it into the FC Barcelona Lagos team.

Abdullahi Mubarak

Abdullahi Mubarak was discovered as the most Valuable Player with 6 goals in the 2018 edition of the Channels Television International Kids football Competition. He is from LGEA Central Primary School, Kaima, Kwara State.

Deborah Quickpen

 Deborah Quickpen was the youngest athlete at the 19th National Sports Festival, representing Rivers State in the chess competition says she will win the gold medal in chess. The seven-year-old Deborah is a chess whizkid who aspires to be a chess champion in Nigeria. Deborah is a primary three pupil schooling in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capi

Ayomiposi Alade

Ayomiposi Alade was discovered at the 2018 edition Channels Television International Kids football Competition. He was the Golden Boot Winner with 7 goals at the tournament. He is from Emmanuel Anglican Primary School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. 

Hakeem Bashiru

Hakeem Bashir from Ekiti state is a talented and promising football star who was crowned as the goalkeeper of the tournament in the 2018 Channels Television International Kids football Competition.

6. Wonder Kid Academic Excellence Award

Chimelum Tasi-Amadi

Chimelum Tasi-Amadi is a Nigerian kid with great potential for academic excellence. At very tender age he set a new academic record after writing the Cambridge Checkpoint Examination.

Okorogheye Orisheneye David

Okorogheye Orisheneye David got straight As in all the nine courses he registered for in WAEC 2018 examination. He also passed his JAMB exam with a total score of 332 scores.

Jomiloju Tunde-Oladipo

Jomiloju Tunde-Oladipo became Nigeria’s Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the age of 9. He came tops among 21 pupils who sat for the professional examination in Lagos.

Abbah Wyse

The Nigerian wonder kid who is regarded as one of the best Mathematician in Africa

7. Wonder Kid Tech Innovation Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid with extra-ordinary feet in the field of information technology

Nominees:

Emmanuella Oziofu

Emmanuella Oziofu is a 10 year old Nigerian girl from Benin, Edo state who designed website to cut down on junk food.

Anesi & Ikhianosime Osine

Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime Osine are two Nigerian teenage brothers who developed a mobile web browser called Crocodile Browser Lite

Oluwalayomi Ogungbe

12 year old Oluwalayomi Ogungbe is a researcher, a social media personality and founder of Bobo FM News, a lifestyle and entertainment blog. His passion for independent research and computer knowledge applications birthed the Bobo FM news blog which was created under 15 minutes and has attracted lots of traffic since inception. In 2017, Oluwalayomi was the recipient of Greensprings Independent Research Awards and has been a consistent recipient of mathematics award.

Gabriel Babatimilehin Daomi

Gabriel Babatimilehin Daomi is a multi-award winning teenage inventor who invented Hydraulic-Powered Prototype of Lagos State 4th Mainland Bridge, Digita Mini Microscope, DC Phone Power Bank, DC/AC Vacuum Cleaner, Mini Radio Transmitter, Spinning Decorate Light, and lately a Hydrogen Separator that allows you power your generator and cooking gas at home with water.

Banwo Victor .M

Banwo Victor is a 15 year old student of FSTC Yaba Lagos who at early age, has established himself as a professional web designer. He has so far designed many outstanding website for people.

8. Wonder Kid Music Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid in music entertainment

Nominees:

Amarachi Uyanne

Amarachi has establish herself as a star Nigerian dancer, who rose to fame after winning the first edition of Nigerians got talent competition.

Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu

Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu popularly known as Ozzybosco is a 12 year-old Nigerian musician who rose to fame after winning the season 7 of Nigerian Kids Got Talent award at the tender age of 4 years.

Joshua Robert (Posh Josh)

Joshua Robert a.k.a Posh Josh is an 11 year old singer, writer and public speaker.

Adetunji Wasiu Alara

Adetunji Wasiu Alara is a 13 year old talented singer who through his various song project hope among the people. The young indigenous singer has released several music tracks including Moyirayo, Omode Meta, Owo na big boy, Foko Fiki and his latest tract now is Bless my hustle which are produced by notable Nigerian music producers such as Dre San, Young John ( The wicked Producer) and Slim P. He has also featured other music stars.

Bello Moruf (Megabyte)

Bello Moruf also known as Megabyte, is a 14 year old talented and popular kid rapper who use his talent to land himself a goldmine by securing  scholarship from Lagos billionaire, Femi Otedola, chairman of Forte Oil Plc.

Dj Young Money

DJ Young Money also known as Dj Solomon is the youngest Nigerian DJ. DJ Young Money is already signed to K-Nation Entertainment.

Vanessa Adeife Jones

Vanessa Jones Adeife is a kid singer and a performer who is already attracting  attention from famous Nigerian artists like Davido, Wizkid, 9ice, Tiwa Savage, Oritshefemi, Junior boy, Tope Alabi, Yinka Aiyefele, Small Doctor.

Hassan Al-Ameen

Hassan Al-Ameen is an 12 year old young indigenous rapper with the stage name HARMEEN.
The young talented indigenous rapper is inspired by Alaga Ibile Popularly Known as REMINISCE When he won the Murkreminisce Freestyle Competition. The young artist has so far produced so many singles including HelloAunty and His latest Single Holla.

Chielota Aileen Aneto

CHIELOTA AILEEN ANETO is a J.S.S 3 student of Queens College in Yaba and a rising talented artist who developed passion to do music from age 5 and possesses an unbelievable writing skills for her age. She has several songs to her credit with MY NIGERIAN DREAM being her first recorded song. The song was produced by David Jones David, a popular Nigerian musician and producer.

Ojediran Fatiah Kanyinsola

Ojediran Fatiah Kanyinsola is a 10 year old wonder kid who goes by the stage name PHATIAH who hails from Ogun State. She is a young and talented artiste who has vowed to impart knowledge, motivation and passion for self-actualization to minds and hearts through music she released her first debut single titled education and earn her so many award and endorsement. The kid who is a student of Starfield College and Only in Js1 has not been distracted or left inferior due to her young age. She is managed under the Climax Records imprint.

Queeyano Ohunene Onumoh

Queeyano is a young talented music singer who started her music career at the age of Seven. The young singer believes that Music choose her as an instrument to touch people’s life.  The singer who has won several awards including NTCAwards as Outstanding Female Nigeria artist 2018, VV Record Awards as Outstanding best female Artist of the Year 2018 and other contests such as NTA Lagos open mic challenge 2018 edition has so far released more than 15  recorded songs and 2 official video. She is currently the ambassador of Khalifcares Foundation.

9. Wonder Kid Gospel Music Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid in gospel music

Nominees:

Praise Emmanuel Adebayo

Praise Emmanuel Adebayo, Instrument: Sax and N-Star Band member making wave in the music at very tender age.

Demilade Adepegba

Demilade Adepegba master young Saxophone and music star, and outstanding member of NSTARS organized by Nnena and Friends.

Eniola Thomas

Eniola Thomas is gospel singer who won her first award at the age of Seven as the best dancer GCGT Season 4. In 2014 she won her second award in Singing as the best Singer GCGT Regional Final Season 5. She has won several awards in Singing.

She also featured in waakaa the musical by Bolanle Austen-Peters ,she has also performed at other comedy shows, Chronicles of ushbebe , Pencil unbroken, Ajebo Unleashed, Owambe , Church Ministration and several others. As an advocate, Eniola uses her Instagram page to campaigns against Child abuse.

Samson Oyebanji

Samson Oyebanji is a young talented gospel singer fond of his instagram music display.

Dabira Adeoye

Dabira Adeoye is a 7-year old talented saxophone player who started playing saxophone at the age of 5. The young saxophonist has shared stage with great saxophonist like BJSax, Funmi Sax, Temitayo Kayode and many others. Dabira has performed in several churches and concerts including 2018 Children for peace concert at National Theatre and he also took part in Kids Voice in 2018 edition where he qualified for the last stage of the contest.

10. Wonder Kid Entertainer Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid with gifts and talent in the field of entertainment

Nominees:

 

 

Mariam Kayode

12 year old Mariam Kayode, the first child actor to earn a nomination at the AMVCA

Diana Egwuatu

6 years old Diana Egwuatu also known as kidmodeldiana fell in love with pictures and acting from when she was 3 years old. Diana has modelled for lots of designers and brands including Globacom, Google (both presently airing on TV), Fraicheur Nigeria, Bash House of Denim and many more. She has also featured in many films like Sleeved   Captain English and others. Diana is, also the recipient of the Heritage Bank Global competition.

Cameron Okoye

Cameron Okoye is the son of Nigerian music star Peter Okoye of the Psquare group who has demonstrated great talent in dancing and football. At his early age, he has featured in few music videos among the ‘Personally’, a music video by the Psquare group led by his father Peter  and his twin brother Paul.

Toluwanimi Olaoye

Toluwanimi Olaoye is a 10-year-old boy who is naturally endowed with the gift of Entertainment.  At age 3, he kick started his career by featuring in a tv drama called “Crack in the Wall” and several other projects. He won second place at the Nigeria of my dream challenge in 2018 and also featured in the smartsindara tv show. He has quite a number of videos shared on social media where he displays his presentation prowess.

Oluwadarasimi Augustine

Oluwadarasimi Augustine also known as Little Simi is a 8 year old founder of Simisharon comedy house. The kid model and a comedienne has through her comedy house featured a lot of other talented youth which she aimed at helping them to discover their talent. She started modelling since the age of 4years.She featured in just concluded Lagos kids fashion week. She has also been guest to some kid events like Nigeria wonderkid awards 2018.

Jasmine Olarotimi

Jasmine Olarotimi is 7 year old child actress who loves to be at the centre of action. She started acting at the age of two and has consistently given compelling performances in movies, TV series and commercials.

Her heart wrenching performance in Oga Bolaji earned her a BON Awards for best child actress. She is currently on the very popular  sitcom The Johnsons Family and is also a level 1 gymnast.

Sharon Ifedi

Sharon Ifedi is a 12 year old baby actress who has featured in so many entertainment videos.

11. Wonder Kid Beauty and Style Award

Being excellence award for outstanding kid in beauty and style

Nominees:

Jare Ijalana

Ijalana Jare is a 6-year-old Nigerian pretty girl touted as ‘World’s most Beautiful Girl’ by social media users when her picture recently surface in the social media. Her incredible beauty attracted and “arrested” the attention of thousands of social media users after lifestyle/portrait photographer Mofe Bamuyiwa shared her portraits on Instagram.

Khaira Bashir

khaira is a super smart young girl that started her journey as a model at the age of 3 as a brand model @Mcmadakids, she also participated as Runway model at 4 with the Adorable Chambers Fashion Show (Acfr2018) where she model for @KidsRebulicng, @lumieeecouture,  @Tam&Aries @Mariposa etc….

Also in 2018 she also participated as a kid model at the LagosKidsFashionWeek hosted by the Broadwalk event ceter where she also model for @ImehzKids, @debonitas.

Michelle Manser

Michelle Manser is a 13 year old successful kid model making wave across the modeling world with her numerous modeling contracts. The young model who launched her career at age 9 within the short period, has signed and modeling contract with top corporation organizations such as Ruff and Tumble, a famous kids clothing brand, MTN Nigeria where she stirred for both video and graphics advert of MTN Science project and many more.

Zikora Awesome Nez

  Zikora Awesome Nez popularly called Queen ZikoraNez is a beautiful, intelligent, soft spoken 10year old Girl who is from Imo State Nigeria. Born on the 18th of February 2009 in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Zikora Awesome Nez emerged the first Queen of Little Miss Health Nigeria 2017 in a pageant (which focuses on Promoting health care in Nigeria hence the involvement of children who stand as health ambassadors) held at Sheraton Hotels and Towers Abuja in August 2017 by Nick Bibiem Entertainment with the Support of the Ministry of Health.

In April 2018, Queen ZikoraNez contested for Little Miss Damsel Nigeria(A Kids Pageant held in Rivers State Nigeria, which focuses on Eradicating Child Abuse, Street Hawking, Back to School Campaigns, Kids Sexual Exploitation, Female Genital Mutilation) and won the Crown out of 35 other kids contestants.

As Crowned Queen of Little Miss Health Nigeria 2017/18 and Little Miss Damsel Nigeria 2018/19 Queen ZikoraNez has been involved in carrying out Back to School Projects, donating hand washing zinc to schools in Rivers State thereby encouraging hygiene through regular hand washing, Carrying out Medical Outreaches in Slums in Rivers State.

She has attended Seminars and Conferences where she’s been made to give speeches and teach young minds.

 

Esther Inioluwa Lawal

Esther Inioluwa Lawal is a kid beauty star who emerged winner in the 2017 edition of little Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant.

Owolabi Gabriel

His name is Owolabi Gabriel. He is a model, dancer and a little king. He has danced with Mc Galaxy at Mr and Miss Nigeria International pageant. He partook in “Kids Got Move” at Rave competition at Rave TV. Now, he’s the little king of Mr Nigeria Ambassador. He will be 6 years by April 24th. He is in Basic One and he attends Beverly Joy Nursery and Primary School in Gbagada.

12. Wonder Kid Child Author Award

 Nominees:

Miss Munachi Mbonu

 Miss Munachi Mbonu, an 12-year old student of Atlantic Hall School in Lagos. The young author, who developed her writing skills at age 7, used a mini laptop that was bought for her to sketch and draw and then write a short story behind them. From that singular act, she was able to publish her first book. The young author who has won several recognition believe she is using are writing skills to encouraging reading culture among children and the society at large.

Ofeoritse Ayomikun Ebiyon

Ofeoritse Ayomikun Ebiyon is a young talented poet who wrote a book which is a collection of poems written from her own original thoughts. The book MUSING (inspirational thoughts for teenagers) holds some nuggets to success. At the very young age of 11 she started writing poems and at age 12 she decided to show it to the world. The seed she has planted inspired many more than planned for, with a book and lots of super ideas, at 13 is moving the world with her pen and paper.

Mojoyin Adeshina

Mojoyin Adeshina is the author of The Nigerian Dream Series book which is inspired by the Nnena and Friend’s The Nigerian Dream competition that she was part of. The story subtitled, Tribes Apart, was purposed to encourage unity and love among Nigeria’s over 250 tribes. It was also written to promote strength in diversity among Nigerians.

It is a hilarious yet intriguing read. She has written other unpublished books.

Oluwademilade Fagbayi

Oluwademilade Fagbayi is a 11 year old pupil of Corona School Ikoyi and the author of The Mischievous Old Woman.  Oluwademilade was signed into Jordan Hill/Young Authors’ Club recently after the launching of her book. She believes that authoring a book makes her feel like she has achieved one of her life’s purposes

Oluwadarasimi Fagbayi

Oluwadarasimi Fagbayi is a 7 year old pupil of Corona School Ikoyi and the author of Max the Footballer which was launched with notable personalities in attendance. Oluwadarasimi who was signed into Jordan Hill/Young Authors’ Club believes his inspiration was from Jeff Kinney and the entire ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ series.”

Bolaoluwa Nerat Asaolu

Bolaoluwa Nerat Asaolu who drew her inspiration watching NatGeo Wild to authored a book called “The Lion Comes to Town,” is a 5 year old pupil of Corona School Gbagada. She was signed into Jordan Hill/Young Authors’ Club after the launching of her book.

Onyinye Udechukwu

Onyinye Udechukwu is a 9 year old who was recently signed to Jordan Hill/Young Authors’ Club after the launching of her book called The Stolen Treasure.

Folafemi Adeshina

Folafemi Adeshina is a child author who is  quite excited about writing. He ia about seven years old and a student of Corona School, Victoria Island. He wrote the book titled “The Magic Button” and many others.

Jeremy Essiente

Jeremy Essiente  is a nine- year-old poet. He is the author of Night, a collection of poems. He is a pupil of Rosemore House International School, Lekki. He enjoys poetry and wishes to inspire children to love poems.

Olurotimi Idechi Balogun

Olurotimi is nine years old. He is the author of “The Fight for Amanita”. He is an outspoken year 5 pupil of Corona School, Victoria Island, Lagos. He loves football and martial arts.

13. Wonder Kid Dancer Award

Nominees:

 

Adaeze Oby Onuigbo

Adaeze Oby Onuigbo popularly known, as Adaeze Onuigbo is a fast rising Nollywood teenage actress, model, dancer and television personality.

David Obama Geoman

David Obama who is currently a primary 5 pupil of the prestigious St Anne’s Catholic Nursery and Primary school, Kaduna, started dancing at the age of 3. According to his dad, Chief Christopher Geoman, when David was just 3-year-old, he came up to him very excited and announced he is now Michael Jackson.During his 2 years dancing career, he has performed at Abuja, IMO, Kaduna, Lagos and Port Harcourt.. He was on the night of a thousand laughs Kaduna invasion, where Gordons and funny Osama were all over him. He was the cynosure of all eyes at the Kaduna Entertainment awards, Kaduna fest with Praise, with Zulezoo, Actors Guild of Nigeria Abuja chapter icon night and so many more.

Cameron Okoye

Cameron Okoye is the son of Nigerian music star Peter Okoye of the Psquare group who has demonstrated great talent in dancing and football. At his early age, he has featured in few music videos among the ‘Personally’, a music video by the Psquare group led by his father Peter  and his twin brother Paul.

 

Chrysolite Crew

Chrysolite Crew also known as God’s Eye, is a dancing group formed by group of 7 creative kids including Victor, 15 years; Ayomide, 15 years; Favour, 10 years; Iyanuoluwa, 14 years; Precious 8 years, Feranmi 13 years and Ramsey 7 years respectively. The group which has been engaged across major state for performance was formed in 2014 out the desire to empower the orphans.

Owolabi Gabriel

His name is Owolabi Gabriel. He is a model, dancer and a little king. He has danced with Mc Galaxy at Mr and Miss Nigeria International pageant. He partook in “Kids Got Move” at Rave competition at Rave TV. Now, he’s the little king of Mr Nigeria Ambassador. He will be 6 years by April 24th. He is in Basic One and he attends Beverly Joy Nursery and Primary School in Gbagada.

14. Wonder Kid Media Personality Award

Nominees:

Mojoyinoluwa Adeshina

11 year old Mojoyinoluwa Adeshina is a multiple talented kid and arguably the youngest Nigerian OAP ever at age 9. The kid radio presenter co-host variety of children reading programme on voice of women radio, WFM 91.7 including the popular program called Readland Radio Funtime which is dedicated to promoting and fixing reading challenges in children. The programme has received a wide reach of over 7.5 million listeners across Lagos, Ogun and Oyo State traditionally and globally through online streaming. Mojoyinoluwa has through the radio programme featured multiple celebrities and authors.

Suzan Laraba Pwajok

Suzan Laraba Pwajok is a Nigerian Actress best known for her role in Nigerian TV Series. Suzan started her acting at age 3 which she has since featured in many TV series.

Winnie Eka Williams

14 years old Winnie is a TV Presenter who broke into the entertainment industry as the lead anchor for the season 3 of My Hero Nigeria Kiddies TV Talk show. In the course of the show, she has interviewed some of the brightest minds in Nigeria. Winnie also spear-headed the attitudinal TV Campaign “Be the Nigerian you wish to see” and this has received tremendous reviews home and abroad.

Adaeze Oby Onuigbo

Adaeze Oby Onuigbo is a 14 years old multi talented kid actress who has featured is so many movies.

15. Wonder Kid Instrumentalist Award

       Nominees:

Praise Emmanuel Adebayo

Praise Emmanuel Adebayo, Instrument: Sax and N-Star Band member making wave in the music at very tender age.

Demilade Adepegba

Demilade Adepegbaa master young Saxophone and music star, and outstanding member of NSTARS organized by Nnena and Friends.

Aboderin John

Aboderin John is a 7-year-old young talented drummer who started drumming at the age of 2years. He was awarded the youngest best drummer in RCCG in 2017 and 2018 which gave him opportunity to minister with General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E. A. Adeboye during 2017 April Holy Ghost Service and 2018 April Holy Ghost Service respectively.

Dabira Adeoye

 Dabira Adeoye is a talented 7 years old saxophonist who started playing saxophone at the age of 5. The kid saxophonist performed in several notable churches and concerts including 2018 Children for peace concert at National Theatre he has also featured in several contest with other saxophonist above his age including Kids Voice in 2018 in Lagos where qualified for the last stage of the contest. Dabira has shared stage with great saxophonist like BJSax, Funmi Sax, Temitayo Kayode and many others.

Temilayo Abodunrin

Temilayo at early age has established herself as one of the most recognize kid saxophonist performing across highly class concert and parties within and outside the country. The young saxophonist was enrolled in Parara Music School when her parents noticed her love for musical instruments at the early age of four. Temilayo who originally play keyboard proficiently fell in love with saxophone after performing in a concert with other young instrumentalists, told her parents she wanted to learn how to play the saxophone because she loves the sound it produces.

Boluwatife Elizabeth Ilesanmi

Boluwatife Elizabeth Ilesanmi also known as Tife Sax is a saxophonist, poised to rejuvenate that genre of music. At the beginning of her musical journey, Elizabeth was very fascinated with musical instruments. And though I was reluctant to go into saxophone at first because she thought it was more of sight, said her spirit kept telling her she would become perfect at it, if she take it up as a hobby. After short period of time, she has become a well known saxophonist making wave in the music scene.

Oribi Ibisiki

 Oribi Ibisiki is a 10-year-old Drummer who was believed to be born a drummer. As an infant, Oribi would used every object that got into his hands as drums, particularly his cutlery. His passion for drumming was so strong, that he identified a toy drum set in a neighbourhood toy store at the age of 15months and that earned him his first toy drum set. The toy drum set became his favourite toy. The young instrumentalist has performed in several concerts, churches and others.

Adeoye Iremide Favour

Favour Adeoye who started playing drums at the age of four is a multi talented kid and an entertainer in general. The young artist believe he has passion for anything that has to do with entertainment ranging from playing drum set, talking drum, acting, hosting and planning events and brand influencing.

Inioluwa Daniel A

Inioluwa Daniel A. is an 12-year-old guitarist/drummer/bassist/pianist. He grew up in a home with lot of good music around because daddy is a professional musician and mummy loves to sing.
He began to take drum lessons with dad from the age of 2. And then took guitar lessons, piano and bass lessons. Inioluwa sings and plays these four instruments fantastically and effortlessly.
He plays in church and has featured in some children’s musical video recording plus he has also featured on Nnenna & friends show and the ‘Nigeria of my Dream’ 2018 contest coming up as the most creative performance.

16. Wonder Kid Preacher Award

 Nominees:

Timilehin Falana

Timilehin Falana is a young sensational preacher who took the congregation by storm during his church children celebration which is set exclusively for Nigerian children every kids every May 27th. And whilst that is a good way of celebrating such epoch-making event in the church community, House on the Rock Abuja took it a notch higher by giving 6-year-old Timilehin Falana the opportunity to take the sermon for the day. Preaching from Romans 5:17, Timilehin made a strong case for the fullness of the life of a Christian that comes from knowing your identity whilst preaching on the topic: “Living your inheritance in Christ”. Not forgetting the fact that he preached the 12-minute sermon and quoted bible scriptures without using a prompter or his Bible.

Evangelist Chigozie Nnam

Evangelist Chigozie Nnam, the child pastor who has been making waves through his prophetic and delivering powers in the church ministry, is young preacher who caught the attention of a world when he and his brother, Evangelist Jeremiah graced the screens of hundreds of thousands on the internet all over the world in 2017. With his skills and the age advantage, many believers are his followers.

Junior Prophet Jeremiah

Junior Prophet Jeremiah is a kid preacher and the son of the general overseer of Mercyland Deliverance Ministry. The child preacher has caught the attention of the world when the Junior Prophet who took to the pulpit to do what his spiritual father does best drew millions of worshippers and viewers all over the world closer to God, making all to have little or no regrets of the absence of his mentor Senior Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin. The aptness in his Prophesies held many spell-bound as he dramatized in style a ‘life serious’ work of Evangelism through Preaching and Prophesies.

Muhammad Shamsuddeen Aliyu

Shamsudeen Muhammad, a six-year-old pupil of Professors International Group of Schools in Zaria, Kaduna state, who memorized complete Quran at age three, emerged second at the global Quranic recitation competition in Saudi Arabia, having won state and national competitions earlier.

17. Nigeria Wonder Kid Global Ambassador Award

 Nominees:

Zuriel Elise Oduwole

Zuriel Elise Oduwole, is a young girl education advocate and film maker known for her works on the advocacy for the education of girls in Africa.

Chioma Delia Innoma

Chioma Delia Innoma is a young Nigerian living in Germany. She is a great lover of painting and drawing. At a tender age, she has produced a large number of beautiful collections of artwork which has placed her as potential candidate for Guinness Book of Records.

Ify Ufele

A Nigerian-American born designer, Ify Ufele turned what is supposed to be a disadvantage into a big advantage by creating a fashion design line for herself out of intimidation and mockery for her physical size.

Esther Okade

Esther Okade, a Nigerian-British born is a Mathematics whiz-kid who became a university undergraduate at the age of 10 years. Esther Okade is a maths guru at early age with special love for algebra. At the age of 6, she sat for her first high school qualification exam usually meant for 16 year olds and made a C. She attempted it again the next session at the age of 7, and made an A.

Lateef Omidiji

Lateef Omidiji is Nigerian baby football star who was recently signed by Dutch giants, Feyenoord Football Club.

Tanitoluwa Adewunmi

Tanitoluwa Adewunmi is a Nigerian boy who had won the New York Chess Championship. He moved to the United States due to the terrorist attacks in his hometown in Nigeria. Tanitoluwa Adewunmi, an 8-year-old Nigerian boy, has conquered the world of class after winning the  New York State Chess Championship. Adewumi won the top prize in his age category at the New York game.

Adewunmi. who along with his family has left Nigeria due to Boko Haram attacks in his hometown, started playing the game of chess in 2018. His family now lives in a homeless shelter in the United States.

Categories:

  1. Most Inspiring Wonder Kid Award
  2. Wonder Kid Advocate Award
  3. Wonder Kid Art and Craftsmanship Award
  4. Wonder Kid Business and Entrepreneurship Award
  5. Wonder Kid Sports Award
  6. Wonder Kid Academic Eexcellence Award
  7. Wonder Kid Tech Innovation Award
  8. Wonder Kid Music Award
  9. Wonder Kid Gospel Music Award
  10. Wonder Kid Entertainer Award
  11. Wonder Kid Beauty and Style Award
  12. Wonder Kid Child Author Award
  13. Wonder Kid Dancer Award
  14. Wonder Kid Media Personality Award
  15. Wonder Kid Instrumentalist Award
  16. Wonder Kid Preacher Award
  17. Nigeria Wonder Kid Global Ambassador Award

Corporate Recognition Awards

  1. Most Outstanding Financial Brand In Support Of Child Development
  2. Most Outstanding Brand in Child Healthy Development
  3. Most Outstanding Child-Friendly ICT Company
  4. Most Outstanding Child-Friendly Bedding Company
  5. Most Outstanding Child-Friendly Foods Product of the Year
  6. Child Product Of The Year
  7. Child-Friendly Beverage Product of the Year
  8. Most Outstanding Bank in Support of Child Intellectual Development
  9. Most Outstanding Personality in Support Of Child Talent Development
  10. Most Outstanding Governor in Child Development Initiatives
  11. Nigeria’s Most Outstanding Child Talent Manager