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Olu Jacobs, Dangote, Genevieve, Joseph Yobo, & other Are the recipient of 2011 National Merit Awards

Oct 28, 2011 – Olu Jacobs, Dangote, Genevieve, Joseph Yobo, & other Are the recipient of 2011 National Merit Awards

The National Merit Awards Committee in Nigeria has put together the list of 364 Nigerians who’ve distinguished themselves in their chosen career as the recipient of 2011 National Merit Awards.

On top of the list of the awardees is Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group who’s the only person receiving Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON), the very first private Nigerian to ever hold the award.

In accordance with Vanguard, other notable members listed are: Nollywood stars like Genevieve Nnaji, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Olu Jacobs, Soccer star Joseph yobo, Speaker House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, former MD of Zenith Bank Jim Ovia, Former VC of University of Benin, Grace Alele-Williams, and many more.

A big congrats to all of them.



  1. Olufex

    October 28, 2011 at 9:57 AM

    Congrates 2 u all

  2. paripa

    October 28, 2011 at 10:21 AM

    olu jacobs truely deserves it

  3. lucyblack

    October 28, 2011 at 11:02 AM

    I congratulate you all for standing out among your colleagues.Thumbs up

  4. lanre

    October 28, 2011 at 11:12 AM

    congrate 2 u all….am reli hapi 4 u ooo

  5. lanre

    October 28, 2011 at 11:14 AM


  6. chika

    October 28, 2011 at 12:26 PM

    congrate to you all cos is not easy at all.God bless u all

  7. Shirley

    October 28, 2011 at 3:12 PM

    Congrats to olu jacobs.he is a good man.

  8. Sunny Akande

    October 28, 2011 at 3:51 PM

    Olu Jacobs is a well respected man both among his colleaques & most Nigerians. I wish him d best in his future endeavours, a big CONGRATULATIONS!!!

  9. adenuga omolara

    October 28, 2011 at 4:39 PM


  10. Emman

    October 29, 2011 at 7:16 AM

    I am very happy for uncle olu Jacob. You really deserve that and more. I pray that God will continue to empower with His wisdom.

  11. Nosa

    October 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM

    Congratulation 2 all

  12. Filelo oluwasegun pius

    October 31, 2011 at 3:18 AM

    Thank God 4 evry blessing in lyf

  13. Enyofem Ettah

    November 4, 2011 at 2:10 PM

    What about Mikel Obi….. Is he not rich enough 2 b at dat pix

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