Women who have evidently made huge impacts this year in their various fields of expertise have now been recognized by The Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY).

ELOY Awards is an award that celebrates women doing exceptionally in their fields. The awards was birthed out of the need to celebrate women who have done well for themselves and made an impact in the society.

Themed ‘The Year of Inspiration’, the annual event is in its ninth edition this year.

“This theme was chosen because from the last quarter of 2016 to date, a lot of inspiring women have emerged and are emerging, these extraordinary exquisite women are showing other women that it can be done and can be done gracefully too,” the organizers said.

“The aim as always is to be able to continue to inspire, motivate and empower women, celebrate our successes and show that it can be done.”

The organisers of Eloy Awards unveiled Joke Silva, Lanre Da Sliva, Peace Hyde, and Tewa Onasanya as the 2017 influencers of the annual ceremony.

Female Owned Events Company (Event decorator, planner, etc.)
2706 Events – Adeola Ojuolape Okeshola
Trendy Bee Events – Bisola Borha
Perfect Touches Events – Nafisat Olubando
Wedding Guru – Christine Ogbeh
Dunamins Events – Funmbi Akinyosoye
Newton and David – Uche Majekodunmi

Female Social Entrepreneur
Nkem Okocha – Mama Moni
Adepeju Jaiyeoba – Mothers Delivery Kit
Bukky Shonibare – Girl Child Africa
Funmi Adebajo – Kindle Africa
Onyinye Edeh – Strong Enough Girl Empowerment Initiative
Abisoye Ajayi- Akinfolarin – Girl Coding (Pearl Africa Foundation)

Beauty Entrepreneur 
Madam OriSkin care
Taries Beauty Lounge
Beauty Geek Ng
My Hair Ltd
Hair by Wanneka
Good Hair Ltd

Female Movie Director
Kemi Adetiba – The Wedding Party
Bunmi Ajakaiye – My Wife and I
Grace Edwin Okon – Little Drops of Happy
Jadesola Osiberu – Isoken
Omoni Oboli –Okafors Law

Female Fashion Designer Of The Year

Funke Adepoju – Phunk Afrique
Jumoke Raji – Teekay Fashion
Agatha Moreno – Agatha Moreno
Tokunbo Abiodun – Ceo Luminee Official
Huda Fadoul – Hudayya
Bisola Adeniyi – Lady Biba

TV Actress (Terrestrial and Online TV)
Ini Dima-Okojie – Battle Ground, Africa Magic
Omowunmi Dada – Jemeji, Africa Magic
Beverly Naya – Tinsel, Africa Magic
Dakore Akande – Fifty, Ebony Life
Uru Eke – Rumour Has It, Ndani TV
Abimbola Craig – skinny Girl in Transit, Ndani TV
Oreka Godis – Our Bestfriend’s Wedding, Red TV
Chiagozim Nwakanma – This Is It, Lowladee TV

Female Music Artiste Of The Year
Simi – Joromi
Niniola – Sicker
Waje – In The Air
Yemi Alade – Knack Am
Ada – I Overcome

Female Chef/Food Designer
Matse Nnoli – Matse Cooks
Bukky – The Kitchen Muse
Ozoz – Kitchen Butterfly
Kemi Oyedepo – The Kitchen Monsters
Iquo Ukoh – 1q Food Platter
Nengi Ukpabi – Nengi’s Kitchen
Dumebi Agbakoba – Chef Dish
Uzo Orimolade – Uzo Food Labs

Female Youtuber
Sisi Yemmie
Uwami Aliyu
Kehinde Smith
That Igbo Chick

Actress Big Screen
Osas Ighodaro – Ajibade – Little Drops of Happy
Adesua Etomi – The Wedding Party
Toyin Abraham – Alakada Reloaded
Omowunmi Dada – Omugwo
Chigurl – Banana Island Ghost
Dakore Egbuson – Akande – Isoken
Rahama Sadau – Hakkunde
Mary Lazarus – Dance to my Beat

Female Makeup Artist
MLPro Beauty – Ololade Koleosho
Stephanie Ani Makeup Artistry – Stephanie Ani
Y-Glam – Olayemi Oduyoye
Faari By Sisi Ope – Opeoluwa Odunbaku
Oteniara Makeovers – Oteniara Adelegan
Misz Poshmua – Linda Onyinye Chukwuka
Bookie Ladiva – Bukky Obey

Female Blogger
Deola Adebiyi – www.omogemura.com
Oma Ehiri – www.sotectonic.com
Eden Benibo – www.edenbenibo.com
Hafsah – www.hafymo.com
Lade Ibikunle – www.ladesblog.com
Cynthia Akinyemi – www.blacksatino.com

Female TV Presenter (Terrestial and online TV)
Idia Aisien – Style101 Show, Spice TV
Bridget Chigbufe – Page 3, STV
Sammy Walsh – Slayed or Shade, MTV
Tallulah Doherty, Toke Makinwa, Bola Olukanni – Moments, Ebony Life TV
Ariyike Dimples, Olayemi Ogunwole – Entertainment Splash, TVC
Latasha Ngwube – Hot Topics, Linda Ikeji TV
Mercy Ajisafe – Fashion Fix, Accelerate TV
Uvbi Ehigiamuose, Bettina Nwelih – Talk Talk, Wazobia TV

Female On-Air Personality
Yasmin Obadaki – Cool FM Kano
Josephine Amie Egbe – Beat FM Ibadan
Moet Abebe –Souncity FM
Faith history – Lagos Talks
Kemi Smallz – Cool FM Lagos
Kiki Mordi – WFM
Awazi – Soundcity
Adeyinka – R2 FM Ibadan

ELOY Ladies Who Inspire (Recognition) Awards (Winner chosen by judges)
The ELOY Awards for ladies who inspire in public sector
The ELOY Awards for ladies who inspire in Technology
The ELOY Awards for ladies who inspire in Tourism
The ELOY Awards for Ladies who inspire Start-up ( Someone who has set up a successful
business that is at least a year old)
The ELOY Awards for ladies who inspire (Lady to Watch – Up and coming, under 30 in any field or category).
The ELOY Awards for ladies who inspire Pioneer (Trailblazer who has made an astonishing breakthrough in her field).

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