2023 Nigeria Social Media Awards Highlights

     Key Highlights of the Just Concluded 2023 Nigeria Social Media Awards

In recent years, Nigeria’s digital landscape has undergone a remarkable evolution, primarily driven by the influential force of social media. With millions of Nigerians actively participating in online platforms to connect and share their thoughts, the profound influence of social media is undeniable.

The Nigeria Social Media Awards 2023, which recently concluded, served as a pivotal moment in acknowledging and honoring the influential figures and innovative thinkers shaping this digital realm.

The Nigeria Social Media Awards 2023, held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos. It was a grand affair that brought together social media enthusiasts, influencers, and industry leaders from across the country.

This year’s event, themed “Unleashed” celebrated the power of social media in shaping conversations, fostering connections, and driving change.

Key Highlights of Nigeria Social Media Awards 2023

  1. Diverse Categories: The awards covered a wide range of categories, ensuring that various aspects of social media were recognized. These included Best Social Media Influencer, Most Engaging Brand on Social Media, Best Use of Instagram and more.
  2. Recognition of Social Impact: A special category in this year’s awards was dedicated to recognizing individuals and organizations that have made a significant social impact through their social media. This emphasis on social responsibility showcased the evolving role of social media in driving change and awareness.
  3. Inclusivity and Diversity: The Nigeria Social Media Awards 2023 were inclusive and diverse, celebrating voices and contributions from various niches, sectors, backgrounds, and cultures, highlighting the unity that social media can foster.

The Winners

The Nigeria Social Media Awards 2023 celebrated the following notable winners across different categories:

  1. Best Audience Engagement Campaign: Tecno Camon 20 | Steady Night Portrait Master Tecnomobilenigeria
  2. Most Engaging TV Station On Social Media: Arise News
  3. Best Use Of Social Media E-Commerce Company: Jumia Nigeria
  4. Most Engaging Beauty Brand on Social Media: Lush Hair Nigeria
  5. Most Engaging Radio Station on Social Media: Cool FM Nigeria 96.9
  6. 6. Most Engaging TV Presenter on Social Media: Morayo Afolabi-Brown
  7. 7. Most Responsive FMCG Brand on Social Media: Indomie
  8. Best Use of Social Media in A Crisis: Falz The Bahdguy
  9. Viral Slang Maker of the Year: Shank Comics – Mapa’mi Naaaa’
  10. Social Media Influencer of the Year: Simply Tacha
  11. Most Engaging On Air-Personality on Social Media: Daddy Freeze
  12. Most Engaging Journalist on Social Media: Rufai Oseni
  13. 13. Fashion Influencer of the Year: Jeremiah Ogbodo
  14. Food Influencer of The Year: Ify Mogekwu kitchen
  15. Most Responsive Security Agency In Nigeria: Nigerian Navy
  16. Most Responsive Telecom Company In Nigeria: Mtn Nigeria
  17. 17. Best Dance Content Creator: Teee Dollar
  18. Most Engaging Actor: Stan Nze
  19. Most Engaging Actress: Bimbo Ademoye
  20. 21. Blogger of the Year: Yabaleft Online
  21. Best Use of Social Media-Sports And Betting Platform: Betway
  22. Best Use of Social Media-Banking Sector: Guaranty Trust Bank
  23. Best Use of Social Media-Fintech: Palmpay
  24. Most Supportive Real Estate Company On Social Media: Revolution Plus Property
  25. Best Social Media Influencer Campaign: Martell × Davido – Be The Standout Swift
  26. Fast Uprising Social Media Content Creator: Agbaje Oluwatimileyin “Portable Promises To Win The Next Grammy With “Ika Of Africa”
  27. 28. Most Innovative Use of Social Media: Mr Macaroni
  28. Most Supportive Company on Social Media: Innoson Vehicles
  29. Best Use of Social Media-NGO: Nigeria Health Watch
  30. Overall Best Social Media Content Creator: Odinaka Chukwueze
  31. Best Health Content Creator: Pharmsavi – Choose Health Always
  32. 33. Viral Song Of The Year: “Who Is Your Guy?” – Spyro
  33. 34. Best Entertaining Content Creator: The Audition By Josh2funny “The Strongest Man In The World”
  34. Best Educative Content Creator: Chrisland Schools | First Aid Specialist Training (Fast)
  35. 36. Best TikTok Content Creator: Khloes_Gram (Leave Them Alone)
  36. Best Instagram Content Creator: Taaooma @Taaooma| “E-Suli Has Suffered”
  37. Best Facebook Content Creator: Mark Angel Comedy| “The Witch Mother-In-Law”
  38. 39. Best Youtube Content Creator: Chukwuebuka Emmanuel Amuzia | @Brainjotter | “The Trapped Soul”
  39. Best Music Video on Youtube: Blaqbonez & Perliks: Back In Uni By Blaqbonez & Perliks
  40. Best Twitter Content Creator: Omotara @_theladymo


    6 categories of honorary awards are listed below

  1. 42. Social Media Personality of the Year: Emoney
  2. Most Loved Social Media Personality of the Year: Obi Cubana
  3. Most Supportive Social Media influencer: Don Jazzy
  4. Most followed Comedian on Social Media: AY Comedian
  5. Most Engaging Governor on Social Media: Dr Alex Otti of Abia state
  6. Most Engaging Senator: Senator (Dr.) Prince Ned Nwoko, Delta North Senatorial District

The winners were chosen through a rigorous and transparent voting process, ensuring that only the most deserving were honored.


The 2023 Social Media Awards concluded as a testament to the growing influence and importance of social media in Nigeria. It served as a reminder of the potential that social media holds for positive change, engagement, and connection in our society.

As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the award will undoubtedly inspire more Nigerians to use social media as a force for good, innovation, and excellence in the years to come.

The Nigeria Social Media Awards 2023 was not just an event; it was a celebration of the power of connectivity, transformation, and impact that social media offers to all.

Congratulations to all the winners and participants who continue to shape the narrative of social media in Nigeria. We eagerly await the next chapter in this exciting journey of social media excellence.


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