Awards & Fellowships

  • 1980 – Federal Government of Nigeria Art Merit Award (Scholarship) in Fine Art.
  • 1982 – Nigerian Arts Council prize for the best final year student in Fine Arts.
  • Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – Nigeria.
  • 1982 - Cyprian Ihejiahi prize for the prize for the best final year student in sculpture
  • Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – Nigeria.
  • 1999-  National Gallery of Nigeria travel grant to Germany
  • 1993 - 2004, travel grants to UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, Denmark, Czech Republic, Senegal, Ghana, USA.
  • 2004 - Ford Foundation/Triangle Fellowship as Sculptor-in-Residence at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson,  USA.
  • 2005 – Ahmadu Bello University travel grant to the UK.
  • 2006 – Ahmadu Bello University, part travel grant to Belgium.
  • 2006 – Comblain-au-Pont Communne Symposium grant to Belgium.
  • 2007 – National Gallery of Art, Nigeria travel grant to Turkey.
  • 2007 – Buyukcekmece Municipality Symposium grant to Turkey.
  • 2008 - National Gallery of Art, Nigeria travel grant to Dak'Art, Dakar,  Senegal.
  • 2008 - National Gallery of Art, Nigeria Travel Grant to ArtExpo LasVegas, US
  • 2010 – National Gallery of Art, Nigeria Travel Grant to Dakar Biennale, Senegal.
  • 2011 -  Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Conference attendance Travel Grant to the UK.