SO&U, an M&C Saatchi Partner creative agency has won the 2017 Emerald award of the African Cristal Festival for its Globacom Telecommunications ‘Grandpa Goes to London’ campaign in the Main – Continental – Awards category.
SO&U under the leadership of its celebrated Creative Director, Anthony Ekun was also shortlisted this year, 2017 for its innovative Glo Hamma campaign dubbed ‘Jenifa’.
The African Cristal Festival is recognised as a leading annual awards in tracking the performance of creative agencies across every media category and discipline.
The African Cristal Festival held in May 2017, in Marrakech, Morocco, rewards the best advertising campaigns created and broadcasted over the African continent on any media. In particular, the festival’s newly introduced Sub-category; African Culture, aims to celebrate the best African campaigns by using cultural specificities in promoting the uniqueness and authenticity of communications within the region. Adjudicated by members of the ‘Creative Jury’ carefully selected from countries across the world including Nigeria, UK, Kenya, Spain, South Africa and Morocco. The African Cristal Festival is governed by its Leadership council ensuring a fair and seamless judging process.
Nigeria’s contingent to the Senior African Wrestling Championships 2017 has won eight gold and two silver medals held at Marrakech, Morocco.
Odunayo Adekuoroye’s victory in the 55 kg, Blessing Oborududu (63 kg), Mercy Genesis (48 kg), Aminat Adeniyi (58 kg), Kemeasuodei Dressman (69 kg) and Gofit Winnie (75 kg) ensured that the nation won six gold medals in the female freestyle.
In the freestyle men’s cadre, Soso Tamarau in 97 kg and Ogbonna Emmanuel John (70 kg) clinched gold medals.
Bose Samuel, who contested in the 53 kg and Bisola Makanjuola (60 kg) also got silver medals in the female freestyle.
Oluwagbemisola Oresegun of Caleb International College, Lagos and Enatarari Kalango of Meadow Hall College, Lagos, receive the prestigious British Council Recognition and Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for their exceptional performance in the June 2015/2016 Cambridge examinations.
Oluwagbemisola Oresegun came tops in Religious Studies in the O’ level Cambridge Examinations conducted across the six continents of the world in June 2015/2016.
Enatarari Kalango won the prize for the Best Across Eight Cambridge IGCSEs in the Cambridge International Examinations conducted across the six continents of the world in June 2016.
The international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers as giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.