It was a night of glitz and glam as celebrities, models, passionistas, fashion enthusiasts, brands and media houses all trooped out to attend FAB Awards 2012 at Land,ark Events Centre, Oniru. Hosted by Basketmouth, Toolz O (and later elDEE the Don), the event saw newcomers like Mo’Cheddah, Bunmi Ademokoya, DJ Humility, Reze Bonna, emerging “Most Stylish Artist (Female)”, “Model of the Year (Female)”, “DJ of the Year” and “Fashion Photographer of the Year” respectively. Also, “Lifetime Achievement Awards”, presented by Mr. FAB and Sinem Onabanjo went to Ozwald Boateng and Akin Bello-Osagie for the contributions they have made in their respective endeavours. Designers Sally Intiego, Asake Oge, Christie Brown and Mai Atafo Inspired all presented their collections.
Founded in 2010 by Mr. Familusi Akin Babajide, “FAB Night Out”, is an award event run by a FAB Team of passionate individuals with industry experience and fields ranging from fashion styling, to designing, PR, makeup artistry, fashion photography and journalism. Established brands like Jack Daniels, HP, Pattaya Oriental, Jack Daniel, Newton and David were all on hand to sponsor this year’s awards.
Below is the full list of FAB Awards 2012 recipients.
Model of the Year (Female)
Bunmi Ademokoya
Model of the Year (Male)
Francis Nwodu
Designer of the Year (West Africa)
Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa
Designer of the Year (South Africa)
David Tlale
Most Stylish Artist (Male)
Most Stylish Artist (Female)
Most Stylish Actor (Male)
Joseph Benjamin
Most Stylish Actor (Female)
Rita Dominic
Fashion Brand of the Year
Mai Atafo Inspired
Online Publication of the Year
TV Show of the Year
Big Friday Show
TV Presenter of the Year
Eku Edewor/Dolapo Oni
Radio Station of the Year
Beat 99.9 FM
On Air Personality of the Year
Steve “Yaw” Onu
DJ of the Year
DJ Humility
Business Award of the Year
Courtville Business Solutions
Fashion Writer of the Year
Fatima Garba
Fashion Stylist of the Year
Dimeji Alara
Make-Up Artist of the Year
Lola Maja-Okojevoh
Fashion Photographer of the Year
Reze Bonna
Hair Stylist of the Year
Debola Falana
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Akin Belo-Osagie
Ozwald Boateng