$ 5,000 prize: Ecobank, Future Face Africa swells list of talent hunters


Left: Babajide Sipe, Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ecobank Nigeria; Elizabeth Isiorho, Model Agent / Founder, Future Face Africa; Irene Asanji, Coordinator, Future Face Africa and Eniafe Momodu, Co-Creative Director, Future Face Africa during a press briefing to announce the programs of the Future Face Africa 2021 competition in Lagos

* The research will be supported by Ecobank subsidiaries in Cape Verde, Senegal, Cameroon, Lagos, Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Angola and Ghana

* The bank indicates the reason for the exercise

The show or talent hunt, according to experts, consists of a series of individual performances by amateurs who can be selected for special recognition as performing talent. There are many such organizations offering such opportunities in Nigeria and Ecobank is partnering with Future Face Africa for such a venture that can catapult an obscure talented individual into instant stardom.
In this regard, Ecobank Nigeria has partnered with Future Face of Africa for a new talent search that will be the biggest recruiting competition Africa has ever seen. According to a bank statement, Future Face will focus on new talent, men and women, and attract thousands of applicants to Africa to participate in this extraordinary competition. The selected models will compete for a chance to win a 2-year international modeling contract with an international modeling agency, as well as a cash prize of $ 5,000, giving the hopefuls not only a launching pad for the modeling, but a career on the world stage.
The Future Face Africa project is led by none other than Elizabeth Isiorho, pioneer of the African modeling industry and founder of Africa’s largest modeling agency, Beth Model Management Africa in partnership with Ecobank. Beth Model Management Africa represents more than 200 models, of which more than 50 are placed with the best international agencies around the world. Over the past 16 years, Beth Models has served as a pioneer in the industry, helping to launch the careers of dozens of international models, and cultivated some of the best talent in the industry.
Now, with Future Face Africa, Elizabeth Isiorho goes even further by extending her search for models to countries on the African continent. Future Face of Africa (aims to uncover promising African talents and give them a foundation to become models internationally, while promoting and developing the modeling industry in Africa. Future Face Africa will provide opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds and complexions, with the aim of going beyond the buzzwords of “diversity” and “inclusiveness” to create an initiative that truly celebrates the range of beauty that the industry has to offer. FFA will equip selected models with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve international success and have a long lifespan. sustainable careers in a highly competitive industry. For these models, Future Face Africa will be a unique opportunity that could change their life forever.
On the reasons why Ecobank decided to partner with the Future Face Africa project, Head Marketing and Corporate Communications, Babajide Sipe said that Ecobank is a pan-African bank that always seeks to promote African culture and heritage. This, he said, informed the relationship with The Future Face Africa project, an initiative that will support the promotion of Nigeria’s cultural heritage on the world stage.
“For us, it is not only about the bank but also about the pride of the African. Ecobank supports the exhibition to showcase the richness of African values, tradition and creativity. We know that if we don’t project ourselves, the world will not protect us. It is normal for us to seek great institutions promoting African culture with world class standards. So when we had the opportunity to look at what is being done here, it came naturally to us that we had to work in partnership to improve the quality of life of Africans. We wish to extend “The Future is Bright Message” to the more than 20 million customers of the bank and to all Africans who wish to improve their livelihoods, even beyond the shores of the continent. And one way to do this effectively is to tell our own stories ourselves, especially through Nigerian and African arts and culture, as well as to encourage women to realize their God-given potentials ”. He stated.
The research will be supported by Ecobank through its subsidiaries in Cape Verde, Senegal, Cameroon, Lagos, Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Angola and Ghana.

Other Nigerian talent shows 2021, according to school news are:
“1 MTN Project Fame
As the name suggests, this talent show is sponsored by MTN, one of Nigeria’s largest telecommunications companies.
The MTN Project Fame is an annual talent show that gives young people the opportunity to show off their talents and have a chance to win huge prizes.

2 Gulder’s Ultimate Search
Gulder Ultimate Search is open to graduates and undergraduates in Nigeria. Talent shows help young people to show their strength, endurance and wisdom. A huge prize awaits the winner of the show.
3 Nigeria has talent
If you think you can impress the audience and the judges with your skills, you should consider joining this show. It aims to develop a creative spirit in young people.
4 Malta dance show
Maltina Dance Show is sponsored by the makers of Maltina, a popular drink in Nigeria. It’s a talent show for people who can dance. It is held annually. You can sign up for the show for a chance to win a huge amount of money.
5 stars
The Star is a talent show for young people who think they have the voice to produce sweet melodies. The winner can return home with a prize amounting to millions of naira. Take this opportunity today to become a millionaire.
6 who wants to be a millionaire
It is one of the first talent shows in Nigeria. It aims to test the intelligent quotient of the participants. Each participant will be asked 15 questions one after the other.
If you answer all of them correctly, you will earn 10,000,000 N. You earn money for each question that you answer correctly. But if you fail any question, it will be over for you and you may lose some amount of your winnings so far.
7 Nigerian Idol
Nigeria Idol is one of the biggest musical reality TV shows in Nigeria. The show is part of the Global Idol Franchise which is a Global Show. It offers a real opportunity for talented young people in music to showcase their musical talents.
8 MTN Next Titan
The MTN Next Titan talent show is sponsored by MTN. The fair is organized for young Nigerian entrepreneurs. On the show, 20 talented young entrepreneurs compete against each other in business tasks.
Lagos, which is Nigeria’s most popular city, is normally the location of the task. The competition normally lasts 13 weeks.
9 Hunting for cutting edge talent
Peak Talent Hunt is a 13-week talent show hosted and sponsored by Peak, a well-known manufacturer of liquid and powdered milk.
The talent show provides a platform for young Nigerians gifted in music, song, dance and drama to demonstrate what they know best. An incredible prize awaits the winner.
10 You Win
YouWin is the acronym for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria. It is organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through its Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Social Development and Ministry of Youth Development.
This is an annual business plan competition organized for talented young Nigerian entrepreneurs.
11 X factor
X-Factor is an N24m reality TV singing contest sponsored by Glo Mobile, one of the dominant telecommunications companies in Nigeria. The competition has several stages. The winner will go home with a huge sum of money.
12 Gift talent hunt show
This talent show hosts this special reality show to help young Nigerians gifted with entertainment such as music, singing, acting and dancing showcase their talents.
13 Freestyle Unplugged Nigeria Music Talent Show
This is a musical talent show in which 20 talented young musicians competed for the grand prize. The performance of the competitors will be judged by a panel of judges as well as by the public.
Contestants will produce music during the competition in different genres such as highlife, hip-hop, pop and reggae.
14 Destiny Child’s Gospel Music Talent Hunt
The Destiny Child Gospel Music Talent Hunt is one of the few talent shows in Nigeria to seek out talented gospel singers and help them develop their musical skills to create a growing musical niche.
15 MTN Battle of the Year
MTN Battle of the Year is a break dance competition aimed at producing the best break dance group capable of representing Nigeria on the international stage.
16 Next movie star
Next Movie Star initiated by Sola Fajobi aims to discover young talented movie stars. Popular Nigerian actors and actresses who have emerged from this reality TV show include Tonto Dike, Portia Yamhan, Annie Macauley, Tamara Eteimo, and many more.
17 Amstel Malta Ticket Office (AMBO)

Amstel Malta Box Office, normally abbreviated as AMBO, is sponsored by Amstel Malta’s producer, Nigerian Breweries Plc.

This reality TV show aims to help talented young Nigerians develop their acting skills to become superstar actors.
18 Dance 234

Dance 234 is a dance reality TV show presented by Koga Entertainment and supported by a number of companies and organizations.

This dance TV show features all types of dance in Nigeria. The winner of the competition will not only return home with huge prizes, but also have the chance to study dance at a professional dance academy abroad.
19 Harvest of Dance at the Theater Centric Performance

Harvest of Dance is a competitive dance performance created by Theater Centrik, a Lagos-based company to promote and safeguard Nigerian culture and tradition. The show aims to present Nigeria’s rich cultural dance heritage to the world.
20 celebrity takes 2 (CT2)

Celebrity Takes 2 which aims to promote dance in Nigeria through creative and inspiring choreography is a creation of the Spirit of David Gospel Dance Company.
The creator of this musical show believes that dance is much more than the movement of the body, but also uses these complex steps to communicate with the audience.

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