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MAYA Awards Takes a Nice Reshuffle as Event Holds November 18
The 6th edition of the Moreklue All Youths Awards Africa popularly known as MAYA Awards Africa will hold Sunday November 18 and not February 2019.
The event will take place at Yard 158 Event Spaces, adjacent Balmoral Centre, Oregun, Lagos by 3p.m.
According to Ademola M. Ajibola, the founder of the youth awards, MAYA awards promises to be the biggest and sweetest blend of music, fashion, comedy, paparazzi, recognition, networking and glitz.
“A lot of twists will be introduced to make you have a memorable and noteworthy experience, as nominees, guests and brand lovers”
The event which was created in 2013 to celebrate successful youths as well as to inspire more youths to be successful has over the years had over 200 winners and thousands of redirected, motivated and inspired youths.
Among such winners is popular musician Davido.
This year’s awards also came in two categories: business and entertainment and voting commenced October 15.
‘This edition however, is shifting our awards calendar a bit earlier than usual, as February 2019 is already locked for elections into a new political dispensation across Nigeria, and January will be specifically a preparatory month for aspirants, political leaders and even the general public.
In light of this, the awards’ board decided that the MAYA Awards Africa 6.0 be brought forward to November 18, 2018, hence making it the first time, we will have 2 editions in 1 year.
This decision, is to allow December calendar activities take their spots and also for March/April which is general noted for Lent & Easter Celebrations. We will decide if to return to February or maintain November after this 6th edition.’
Swanky Jerry, Sexy Steel, Jekwu The Stylist and few to mention will get to contest for the Fashion Stylist of the year in the Business Category. Also BBB Media, Media Panache, Emiralty Africa alongside others are up for the PR Management of the year.
Coming to the Entertainment category; One of Falz, Small Doctor. Kiss Daniel. Niniola. Reekado Banks, Mayorkun and Simi will emerge Music act of the year. MEX, Avalon Okpe, Unlimited L.A are main contenders for the Music Video Director of the year.