The team leader, Mr. Debo Olowu, of the Prestige Nigeria Education Awards (PNEA) 2016 officially announced the date and venue for her inaugural edition. Although it has been a while coming, it got people sitting on the edge awaiting the announcement of the deserving winners of various categories lined up for the awards as the date approaches.
The choice of venue is based on a unique value that the award has been 'preaching' - excellence. The awards will be held at the prestigious Classique Events Place located at the heart of Lagos State – Ikeja; the nerve centre of the mainland, in a serene and posh environment. The details of the awards are as follows:
DATE: WEDNESDAY 15TH JUNE, 2016
VENUE: Classique Event Place, ( 7a, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos).
Blue Carpet: 12:00 Noon.
Attendance: Strictly by Invitation
The Prestige Nigeria Education Awards is a call for recognition and reward reshaping the Nigerian educational sector, setting the pace and tone, filling a vacuum long overdue, repositioning the educational sector in a standpoint of strength that supports other sector and debunking the false impression of weakness, decay and ineptitude.
The awards will be pulling the heavyweights in the sector, stakeholders, brands and organizations showing their solidarity for the educational sector.
The Awards supported by YNaija, Bella Naija, Kemi Filani Blog, Radio Continental, TVC, LTV, Classique Events, DayStar Christian Centre and Nestle. More partners will be announced in subsequent press releases.
Some award categories were opened for nomination while some were not. The categories opened for nomination and the nominees are as follows;
1. Educational Brand of the year
2. Education TV Program of the year
Who wants to be a millionaire?
Your View (TVC)
Channels Book Club
The Big Issue (TVC)
Talking Finger (NTA 2)
3. Educational Radio Program of the year
Spelling Game for Student (CoolFM PHC)
Kobamji Direct (RC)
Sharing life issues with Charles B (Radio Continental)
Lets go learning (Eko Fm)
Kiddies Hour (Love Fm portharcout)
4. Educational State of the year
5. Educational Movie of the year
Dry (Stephanie Okereke Linus)
Married but living single ( Tunde Olaoye)
October 1st (Kunle Afolayan)
Black November (Jeta Amata)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Biyi Bandele)
Enitan (Chris Odeh)
6. Educational TV Station of the Year:
7. Educational Radio Station of the year
Nigeria Info FM
Rockcity FM (Abeokuta)
8. Educational Newspaper of the year
9. Best CSR in Education
10. Best University for 2015
University of Lagos Lagos
Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife
University of Ibadan Ibadan
University of Ilorin Ilorin
Covenant University Ota
11. Best Polytechnic for 2015
Yaba College of Technology
The polytechnic Ibadan
Federal Polytechnic Nekede
Lagos state polytechnic
12. Human Capacity Development of the year
Day Star Leadership Academy (DLA)
After school Graduate Development Center (AGDC)
Center for Value in Leadership
Dream From the Slum
13. Vice Chancellor of the year
Professor R.A Bello (University of Lagos Lagos)
Professor Idowu Bamitale Omole (OAU)
Prof. Abdul Ganiyu Ambali (University of Ilorin Ilorin)
Prof. Ayo C.K (Covenant University Ota)
14. Rector of the year
Mrs. Margaret Kudi Ladipo. (Yaba College of Technology)
Professor Fawole (The polytechnic Ibadan)
Dr. Mohammed Bello Ibrahim (Kaduna Polytechnic)
Dr. (Mrs.) C.U. Njoku (Federal Polytechnic Nekede)
Dr. Abdulazeez Abioye Lawal (Lagos State Polytechnic)
15. Educational Personality of the year
Samuel Jackson Iboro
Adams Adebola (Adams College)
Sunday Olawale Olaniran
16. Educational Bank of the year
17. Educational Song of the year
Fire on the mountain by Asa
Hold on by Joel
Bring it on by P-square
Jagbanjatis by Sound sultan
Great Nation by Timi Dakolo
The Future by Ty Bello
18. Best Primary School in Lagos ( Public)
a) BONNY CAMP PRIMARY SCHOOL V/ISLAND
b) COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL OKEGUN ODOFIN
c) ST.MARY CONVENT SCHOOL LAGOS ISLAND
d) CHRIST THE KING PRIMARY SCHOOL
19. Best Secondary School in Lagos ( Public)
a) VETLAND SENIOR GRAMMER SCHOOL
b) ORIWU SENIOR MODEL COLLEGE,IKORODU
c) EPE SENIOR GRAMMER SCHOOL,EPE
d) A.U.D. COMPREHENSIVE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL,OKOTA
20. Best Secondary School in Lagos (Private)
a) Caleb International College , Ikosi, ketu.
b) Greenspring College, Anthony, Lagos.
c) Dansol High School, Ogba.
d) Baptist Model High School, Ijegun, Ikotun.
21. Best Primary School in Lagos ( Private)
a) Lagooz Montessori School, Agege.
b) Fad-Far Nursery/Primary School, Igbogbo, Ikorodu.
c) Sweetkids Nursery/Primary School, Festac Town.
d) Romikaz Nursery/Primary School, Obadore, Isheri.
The categories that were not opened to nomination are;
Best student in the federation
Best Student In WAEC and NECO examinination
King of Biology (Best Male Biology Student)
Queen of Biology (Best Female Biology Student)
Biology Teachers of the year
Attendance is strictly by invitation, nevertheless individuals can request for invitation to attend this remarkable event by calling 08022513767, 08060996566.