The 2009 edition of the Exquisite Lady Of the Year (ELOY) Awards took place at The Red Carpet Hall, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday November 29, 2015. Anchored by Sika Osei and Ozzy Agu, the award celebrates women who have made significant contributions in their fields of endeavour.

List of winners:

FEMALE GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Nikki Laoye
Lara George
Tope Alabi
Onos Ariyo – Winner
Sinach Egbu
Glowreeyah Braimah

FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Matopeda Abiola (Tope FnR) for FrockIt RockIt
Toluwaloju Olowofoyeku for Toju Foyeh – Winner
Wana Sambo for Wana Sambo
Mariam Afolabi for Mademoiselle Aglaia
Yinka Fashola for Moofa
Nancy Nwadire for Iconic Invanity

MAKE UP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Funmilola Irantiola Olurinola for Abeke Make Over
Zainab Azeez for Z.A MakeOvers
Olubunmi Oshewa for Oshewa Beauty
Bibi Omas for Bibiyonce Mua
Fali Mamza for Mamza Beauty
Dodos Joseph for Iamdodos – Winner

STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Damilola Oke – Ms Modish (Fierce and Modish)
Rhoda Ebun – Roses & Thorns Fashion Company
Ngozi Ijoma – Zed Eye
Jane Michael – Jane Micheal
Tobenna – Harvella Styles – Winner
Yummy Ogbebor – Styled By YouMe

MUSIC ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Dija – Aww
Yemi Alade- Taking Over
Simi – Jamb Question
Tonye Garrik- Aribelema
Cynthia Morgan – German Juice
Seyi Shay – Right Now – Winner

ACTRESS  OF THE YEAR
Brycee Adiah Bassey- Deadline – Winner
Funke Akindele – Jennifa’s Diaries
Tomi Odunsi – Tinsel
Adesua Etomi – Gidi Up
Oge Okoye – Hotel Majestic
Linda Esifo – Desperate Housewives
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Actress (Big Screen) OF THE YEAR

Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade – The Department
Adesua Etomi – Fallen – Winner
Ini Edo – While you slept
Weruche Opia – When Love Happens
Stephanie Okereke Linus – Dry
Mary Lazarus – Don’t cry for me

BRAND AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
Michelle Dede – Emmaus
Tolu Toolz Oniru – Vitafoam
Seyi Shay – Holladia
Osas Ighadaro Ajibade – Polo – Winner
Mercy Aigbe Gentry – Prestige Cosmetics
Toke Makinwa – Payporte

ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Sweet Mandy – Blaze FM
Kemi Smalls – City FM
Shade Ladipo – Smooth FM
Destiny Amaka – Cool FM
Mercy Ajisafe –Cool FM
Sope Martins – Smooth FM

TV PRESENTER OF THE YEAR
Dolapo Marcy Oni – The Marcy Project
Ariyike Akinbobola – On The Couch
Cynthia Kamalu – EL Now- Winner
Vimbai Mutinhiri– Start Gist
Bolanle Olukanni – Project Fame
Agatha Amata – Inside out

SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR/ONLINE EDITOR OF THE YEAR
Samantha Dimka – www.stylevitae.com
Ezinne Alfa – www.beautyinlagos.com
Moriam Musa – www.tribeandelan.com
Yetty Williams – www.lagosmums.com -Winner
Ronke Edoho – www.9jafoodie.com
Ezinne Chinkata – www.zinkata.com

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Toyin Lawani, Tiannah’s Place Empire
Leslie Okoye, Cookie Skin
Omonike Fowowe, EMR Group
Bisola Borha, Trendybee events
Sharki Balogun, Bunniebees Fabrics
Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, Wecyclers

Photo Credit: Oghale Onwah