Sowambe, the pan-African social media lifestyle brand is proud to present the 1st Sowambe Awards.

Sowambe Awards will recognize and celebrate the best social media adopters, talents, celebs, brands, professionals as well as social web platforms in Nigeria.

The Awards would have about 25 categories and will allow participants to nominate and vote online for a period of one month for their favourites, based on a clear understanding and good judgment on activities in the social web.

Based on ideas and suggestions from Sowambe’s editorial team and fans, a total of 22 categories have emerged. Your suggestions, opinions, complaints are welcome.


Best Social Media Personality
Best Social Media Celebrity
Best Social Media Blogger
Best Social Media Politician
Best Social Media Site
Best Social Media Activist
Best Social Media Designer
Best Social Media Thinker
Best Use of Twitter
Best Use of Facebook
Best Use of YouTube
Best Social Media Community
Best Social Media On-Air Personality (TV/Radio)
Best Social Media Newspaper
Best Social Media Startup
Best Social Media Jobs Platform
Best Social Networking Site
Best Social Media TV/Radio Station
Best Micro-Blogging Platform
Best Social Aggregation Tool
Best Ad Campaign on YouTube
Best Ad Campaign on Facebook


Nomination Period: February 1 to February 10.

Voting Period: February 15 to February 28.

Winners will be announced on March 1.

See details on guidelines on the awards site.

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5 Responses to Announcing the 1st Sowambe Awards. Nominations Start February 1.

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  2. Reinaldo says:

    Useful knowledge! I have been searching for something like this for some time now. With thanks!

  3. I do not care who you are. This is actually very good stuff.

  4. Network with others to share ideas conversations best practices trends latest news about Social Media and Social Networking tools including Facebook LinkedIN Twitter LaunchPad-INW etc.. Maybe college kids are telling us something maybe Facebook and other social networking sites are not the best places to spend all your time.. .I wonder if we might see the return of face to face ne .

  5. Monex says:

    It shows how Best Buy is using social media to create connections knowledge and collaborate.

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