Author of Stay with Me which was once shortlisted for the Baileys Prize, Ayobami Adebayo, has been honoured at the 2017 The Future Awards for her contributions to arts and culture in Nigeria and Africa. . Others that won big at the event were Davido, who received The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music; Anthony Joshua, who received The Future Awards Africa Prize for Sports; and WizKid, who received The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year, an award won in 2008 by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
The Future Awards, currently in its 12th year, celebrates Africans between ages 18 and 31 who are deemed to be making a difference in their respective fields—arts, technology, entertainment, business, agriculture, public service.
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