The Nation won the highest number of awards at the 27th NMMA on Wednesday night at the Muson Centre in Onikan, Lagos.
The prizes were from the 29 in the print media category. The Nation had 28 nominations, winning in 10 categories – the highest by any newspaper. The rest were shared among The Punch, New Telegraph, Nigerian Tribune, Business Day, The Sun, The Source and Vanguard.
Editor Gbenga Omotoso won the Dele Giwa Prize for Editor of the Year.
Vintage Press Chairman Wale Edun, in a message to Managing Director Victor Ifijeh, who broke the news to him, said:”Fantastic news. Congratulations all round. I salute the superb quality of our entire team”.
•Gbenga Omotoso- Dele Giwa Prize for Editor of the Year
•Adekunle Yusuf- Alex Ibru Prize for Investigative Reporter of the Year
•Taiwo Alimi – Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola Prize for Sports Reporter of the Year
•Emeka Ugwuanyi – Peter Odili Power Reporter of the Year
•Seun Akioye – Olusegun Mimiko Prize for Foreign News Reporter of the Year
•Uguru Okorie – Adamu Mu’azu Tourism Reporter of the Year
•Collins Nweze – Union Bank Prize for Banking and Finance Reporter of the Year
•Collins Nweze – Access Bank Prize for Capital Market Reporter of the Year
•Innocent Duru – Abubakar Imam Prize for Newspaper Feature Writer of the Year
•Betty Abbah- Cecil King Memorial Prize for Print Journalist of the Year