Victor Moses named most influential young Nigerian

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Victor Moses named most influential young Nigerian

Nigerian professional footballer and Chelsea FC skipper, Victor Moses has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian in one of the most credible and respected annual ranking polls organized by international reputed rating establishment, Avance Media.

Victor Moses who takes over from Actress Funke Akindele, [the 2016 Most Influential Young Nigerian] plays as a winger for Premier League club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team. He has gained over 20 caps for Nigeria since his debut in 2012 and has played in their winning campaign at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, as well as the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He has played for West Ham United, Stoke City, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, Wigan Athletic and still plays for Chelsea.

The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries also voted Motivational Speaker, John Obidi, Templars Law Associate, Kenneth Okwor, Founder of Ambassadors of Africa, Prince Louis Omolayo Adekola and Arsenal Skipper, Alex Iwobi among the top 5 most influential young Nigerians respectively.

Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, Yasmin Belo-Osagie was also voted as the Most Influential Young Nigerian Woman.

Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media says he hopes the annual polls will inspire young people to create a positive environment that will encourage other Nigerian youths to excel in their various endeavours.

See winners in the various categories below:

Business – Adebola Williams, Red Media Africa

Entertainment – Frank Edwards, Musician

Law & Governance – Kenneth Okwor, Lawyer

Leadership & Civil Society – Victoria Ibiwoye, One African Child

Lifestyle – Bayo Omoboriowo, Photographer

Media – Toke Makinwa, OAP

Personal Development & Academia – John Obidi, Speaker

Science & Technology – Eyo Bassey, Payporte

Social Enterprise & Philanthropy – Yasmin Belo-Osagie, She Leads Africa

Sports – Victor Moses, Chelsea FC

Below is the Official 2017 Ranking of Avance Media’s 50 Most Influential Young Nigerians

Victor Moses

John Obidi

Kenneth Okwor

Prince Louis Omolayo Adekola

Alex Iwobi

Yasmin Belo-Osagie

Frank Edwards

Olasupo Abideen

Toke Makinwa

Victoria Ibiwoye

Bayo Omoboriowo

Seun Onigbinde

Eyo Bassey

Adebola Williams

Falz

Nnamdi Stan Ekeh

Toolz – Tolu Oniru

Wale Olajumoke

Olamide Bada

Babatunde Oladosu

Ife Adebayo

Ayodeji Osowobi

Dr Echefu Ikechukwu Bright

Shola Akinlade

Tolu Ogunlesi

Yul Edochie

Femi Bakre

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Ubi Franklin

Idris Akinbajo

Nkechi Okwuone

Osagie Alonge

Mohammed Ibrahim Jega

DJ Spinall

Davido

Wizkid

Noble Igwe

Samson Itodo

Imrana Alhaji Buba

Kelechi Iheanacho

Jamie Pajoel

Simi Fajemirokun

Bashir Ahmad

Adetola Anita Adetoye

Chaste Christopher Inegbedion

Zuriel Oduwole

Mark Angel

Stanley Uzochukwu

Olamide

Ehiz

Maraji

Denrele Edun

Hauwa Ojeifo

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Toyosi Akerele

Chukwuka Onuwa

Fikayo Ogundipe

O’tega Ogra

Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin

Uche Pedro

Stella Dimoko Korkus

Olufemi Olukayode Adeyemi

Runcie C.W. Chidebe

David James Egwu

Ebenezar Wikina

Nasir Yammama

Nneka Eze

Demola Adetona

Bamikole Omishore

Omotade Alalade

Muna Onuzo-Iyanam

VJ Adams

Nancy Isime

Wilfred Ndidi

Andre Blaze Henshaw

Tonye Rex Idaminabo

Nuhu Ibrahim Alabura

Bisola Borha

Abayomi Awobokun

Osi Suave

Aigbe Omoregie

Shola Ladoja

Olatorera Oniru

Muhammad Sani Abdullahi

Asuquo Ekpenyong

Jane Michael Ekanem

Maria Okanrende

Tekno

Ola Aina

Moet Abebe

Patoranking

Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi

Freeman Osonuga

Runtown

Hon. Samaila Suleiman

William Troost-Ekong

Oscar Ekponimo

Victor Osimhen

Moses Simon

Henry Onyekuru