The Light Award was instituted in 2012 to celebrate Nigerians with Outstanding Character and Integrity. Also, those who have Positively Influenced others by deeds. It is inspired by Jesus’ instruction to His disciples in Matthew 5:16 “Let Your Light So Shine Before Men That They May See Your Good Works and Glorify Your Father Who Is In Heaven”. The first, second and third editions of the award held in April 2012, May 2014 and November 2016 respectively.
2018 edition has been scheduled for October 27th, 2018 at the Banquet Hall of Sheraton Hotel.