The Uncelebrated Nigerian Awards

The Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards UK gala dinner will take place at Mayfair Banqueting Suite in Chadwell Heath in East London on September 24 2016, Red carpet 6.00 pm.56 Nigerian heroes who have excelled in numerous fields of endeavours will receive their awards on the night.


Malcolm Benson, the chair of the publicity and marketing sub-committee said: We congratulate all the successful award nominees; this has been a long anticipated event everyone is talking about. The nominations were coming from different regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and we are very proud of the selection criteria and outcome. We are also very grateful to all our sponsors, media partners, supporters and especially the Nigerian High Commission.

Former chairman of the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK, Chief Bimbo Afolayan, who is on the organising committee, said: “When I was Canuk chairman, we worked round the clock to reach out to as many Nigerians as possible in the UK and I see this as a continuation of that process. Numerous community bodies have taken part in the submission process, which helped us to assemble a full representation of the community among our nominees.”

Organising committee coordinator Ayo Akinfe added that among the distinguished guests who will attend on the day to hand out awards include the acting high commissioner Simon Ogah, the chair of the House of Representatives Committee on the Diaspora Rita Orji and the special adviser to the president on diaspora affairs Abike Dabiri-Erewa. He pointed out that vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has also indicated he will attend if his diary permits.


Tickets can be secured now at or on our Event Brites page

For more information contact:

Agatha Ewruje                                                            Ronke Udofia

Secretary                                                                     Chair, awards sub-committee

Uncelebrated Nigerian Awards UK                           Uncelebrated Nigerian Awards UK

07958 687309                                                             07828 119278                                 

Dayo Olomu                                                               Malcolm Benson

Chair, event management sub-committee                   Chair, publicity & marketing sub-committee

Uncelebrated Nigerian Awards UK                           Uncelebrated Nigerian Awards UK

07957 581 703                                                            07930 202250                           

Note for editors

The Uncelebrated Nigerian Awards UK gala dinner will take place at Mayfair Banqueting Suite in Chadwell Heath in east London on September 24 2016, Red Carpet 6.00pm. It will involve the handing out of awards to 56 Nigerian heroes who have excelled in numerous fields of endeavour.

For the first time ever, Nigerian diasporans in the UK who have never had anything to do with awards ceremonies before will be honoured and recognised. It is a way of reaching out to them and getting them involved in the community.

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