It all started like a dream when TonyGists was nominated among four nominees which include Noble Igwe ( founder of 360 nobs) ,
Japheth Omojuwa (A Nigerian blogger and a public speaker)
Jide Ogunsanya (founder of ogbongeblog), The Page Magazine.
as the most outstanding male in the 2017 West Africa Bloggers Award. The Award consists of 14 categories which include Best Pr, Best Political Blogger, Best Gossip Blogger, Most Outstanding male, Most Outstanding Female, Best Food Blogger, Best Tech Blogger, Best Inspirational Blogger, Best News Blog, Best Event Blogger, Next Rated Blogger, Best Entertainment Blog, Best Sports Blog.
When the results for the Award was released, Tony Gists won the Award for the most Outstanding male, while others like Linda Ikeji won the Award for the Most Outstanding Female and Best Gossip Blog, BellaNaija won the Award for the Best Lifestyle, While Naijaloaded won the Award for the Best Entertainment blog among many others.