Ahead of its 2021 awards, Topflyers Magazine Int’l have nominated Oba of Benin, Davido, Gov. Nyesom Wike, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, former Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the Topflyers Magazine International Awards 2021.
The awards organized by Pysmaco Limited, publishers of Topflyers Magazine international seeks to honour Nigerians, home and abroad as well as Africans who have greatly excelled in their field of endeavour and have contributed to the socio-capital development of Nigerians, Nigeria and Africa at large.
This year’s nomination features royal fathers, influencers from diverse fields, outstanding men and women in public service, philanthropists and lots more.
In an interview with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Topflyers Magazine international, Hon. Musa Yahaya, he noted that this year’s award nominees are in a categories of 4 persons where one will emerge as the winner on each categories through free voting.
According to Yahaya these categories were vigorously selected by well-meaning Nigerians and that many Nigerians both home and abroad as well as Africans outside Nigeria are highly expectant of this year’s award ceremony.
The CEO, added that the reason Topflyers Magazine honours “Topflyers” from different fields is to motivate young ones and other “Topflyers” to help raise more “Topflyers”.
In his words: “We at Topflyers Magazine want to be at the TOP with everyone. We want Africa as a continent to be TOP amongst other continents; we want Nigeria to be at the TOP of Excellence; we want to motivate topflyers from different fields so they can further motivate the younger ones and other “Topflyers” to help raise more “topflyers”. We believe in succeeding by helping others rise and this is the mandate attached to our awards”.
Some of the award categories for this Year, 2021 and the nominees include:
Most promising Minister
H. E. Dame Pauline Tallen -Hon. Minister, woman affairs and social development )
H. E. Sen. Godswill Akpabio –– Hon. Minister of Niger delta
Sen. Dr. George Akume – Hon. Minister of Special Duties
Alh. Mohammed Musa Bello – Hon. Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT
Most Promising Governor of the Year
H. E. Gov. Mai Mala Buni (Executive Governor, state).
H.E. Gov. Aminu Waziri Tanbuwal (Executive Governor, Sokoto state.
H.E. Gov. Godwin Obaseki (Executive Governor, Edo state).
H. E. Gov. Dapo Abiodun ( Executive Governor,Ogun state)
Africa Democracy Icon of the Year
H.E. Goodluck Jonathan—Former President, Nigeria
H.E. Abdulsalam Abubakar—Former Head of state, Nigeria
H. E. Olusegun Obasanjo—Former President, Nigeria
John Mahama (Former President, Ghana)
Imperial Royal Father of the Year
His imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11, Ooni of Ife
His Majesty, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, Sultan of sokoto
His Royal Majesty, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, Obi of Onitsha
His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare N’Ogidgan 11, Oba f Benin
Man of the Year
H. E. Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu,
Prof. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu.
Prince Arthur Eze,
H. E. Alh Atiku Abubakar
Woman of the year
•Folorunsho Alakija (Business Magnate)
•Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ( Economist)
•Ibukun Awosika (Entrepreneur)
•Hajiya Bola Shagaya (Business Magnate)
Best Scored Governor of the Year
•H.E. Gov. Nyesom Wike (Executive governor, River state)
•H.E. Gov. David Nweze Umahi (Executive Governor, Ebonyi state)
•H.E. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Executive Governor, Lagos state)
•H.E. Gov. Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade (Executive Governor, Cross River state)
Best scored Minister of the Year
•Hon. Sunday Dare (Youth and Sport)
•H.E, RT. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi (Transportation Minister)
•Sen. Hadi Sirirka (Aviation Minister)
•Hon. Zainab shamsuna Ahmed (Minister of finance)
Best scored First Lady of the Year
•Rashidat Yahaya bello (Kogi)
•Mrs Tamunominini Makinde (Oyo)
•Dr. Hafsat Abdulahi Ganduje ( Kano)
•Dame Edith Okowa ( Delta state)
Best scored Senator of the year
•Sen. Alimikhena Francis Asekhame
•Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah
•Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha CON
•H.E. Sen. Ibikunle Amosun
Best scored House of Reps Member of the year
•Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila
•RT Hon. Hassan Abdullahi Baiwa
•Hon. Chinedu Benjamin Obidigwe
•Hon. Alhassan Ado Garba
Iconic Entrepreneur of the Year
•Capt. Hosa Wells Okunbo
•Dr. Mike Adenuga
Governor of the year
•H.E. Gov. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel ( Akwa Ibom state)
•H. E. Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR ( Kano state)
•H. E. Gov. Dr. Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti state)
•H. E. Gov. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa ( Delta state)
Excellence in Public Service of the year
•Col. Hameed Ali (customs)
•Alh. Muhammad Nami (FIRS)
•Dr. Boboyega (FRSC)
•Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, DSS, Ph.D., MTRCN, DG (NYSC)
Topflyers Women Emancipation and Leadership
•Hajia Salamatu Baiwa Umar-Eluma
Most influential female personality of the year
•Nengi Rebecca Hampson
•Mercy Chinenyenwam Eke
Philanthropist and charity Icon of the year
•Mr Sunday Uloko
•Adebola Ismail Akindele
•Gloria Chinwe Chibuike
TopFlyers Sport Development Icon of the year.
Youth voice of the year
•Sen. Dino Melaye
•Sen. Shehu Sanni
Artiste of the Year.
Comedian of the year
Real Warri pikin
Online Content creator of the Year
International Female Artiste Of The Year
International Male Artiste Of The Year
• The Weekend
• Ed Sheeran
Fashion designer of the year
Youngest Entrepreneur of the Year
• Godsown Photography
• Frankies Luxuries
• T & J Fashion Home
The 9th Edition is expected to hold in Abuja, the Nation’s capital city, Nigeria.