The 12th edition of The Future Awards Africa held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. A total of 21 young and innovative Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 31 were honoured for excellence in their various fields of endeavour.
From among a heavily star-studded and keenly contested music category with brilliant artists such as Simi, Tekno Miles, Kiss Daniel, and Adekunle Gold, Davido emerged the winner of the coveted prize for music.
In his acceptance speech, the FIA crooner and winner of the Best African Act Award at the just concluded Mobo Awards spoke about the importance of unity and love. “For this industry, I no dey fight anybody o,” he said, as he publicly declared that he held no malice against anybody in the Nigerian music industry.