The maiden edition of Gage Awards will recognise outstanding players in the digital space.

Organisers say the ceremony is dubbed ‘Grammies of the Web’ because of its long-term potential to put Nigeria’s web players on the global stage.

The award will recognise five sectors: entertainment, innovation, inspiration, information and business.

These sectors are further broken down into 24 categories namely: social moment of the year, special moment of the year, online news platform of the year, web series of the year, online show of the year, content creator of the year, best data service provider, online person of the year, artiste of the year, entrepreneur of the year, content promoter of the year, best use of digital in financial service, online film/video of the year, banking app of the year, breakout app of the year, online campaign of the year, agency of the year, online comedian of the year, blog of the year, podcast of the year, agency of the year, app of the year and best influencer endorsement.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been engaged as auditors for the award ceremony while Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho, Tajudeen Adepetu, Obi Asika, Amaechi Okobi, Osayi Alile, Kunmi Demuren and Kamil Olufowobi have been named as judges.

The awards ceremony is scheduled to hold on February 22, 2020, at the Lagos Continental Hotel; reviewing activities of 2019.



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