The 2018 ELOY Awards took place yesterday at the Lagos Continental Hotel, celebrating excellence in Nigerian women across several fields.
In its 10th year, the Exquisite Lady of the Year awards sought to award women who have blazed the trail in the past year, making strides in their chosen field.
Among the winners was BellaNaija’s very own Uche Pedro who took home the ELOY Innovation and Invention award.
Check out the full list of winners below:
ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: MERCY JOHNSON OKOJIE: Seven & a half dates.
ELOY AWARD FOR AGRICULTURE: IFEOLUWA ARIYO, Forth Worth Farms.
ACTRESS OF THE YEAR (TV AND WEB SERIES): LOTA CHUKWU, Ajoche.
SCRIPTWRITER OF THE YEAR: DAMI ELEBE, From Lagos with Love, Skinny Girl in transit, Rumour has it.
FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR: TUBO.
ELOY AWARD FOR AUTHORS: NINA IPHECHUKWUDE ANYIANUKA, Disowned.
ELOY INNOVATION / INVENTION AWARD: UCHE PEDRO, BellaNaija.
ELOY HOSPITALITY AWARD: NIKE MAJEKODUNMI, Nuts about cake.
ELOY AWARD FOR EMPOWERMENT: MERCY MAKINDE, Amazing Amazon’s initiative.
ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR (RADIO): FOLU STORM – Smooth Fm, Lagos.
SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR: CYNTHIA CEE-C NWADIORA.
SOCIAL ENTREPENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD: ESTHER IJEWERE, Women of Rubies.
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR: ADEDAMOLA LADEJOBI, Ask Damz.
ELOY AWARD FOR JOURNALISM AND MEDIA: PEACE HYDE – WINNER