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Mercy Johnson, Mike Ezuruonye, Tope Tedela and More Emerge Winners at 2014 Nollywood Movie Awards




Dakore Akande

The 2014 Nollywood Movie Awards held on Saturday, 18 October, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos and there were a number of Nollywood faces spotted at the event.

The event started with a red carpet and despite the rain in some parts of the city, it was a night filled with glitz and glamour, hosted by Dakore Akande, Uru Eke, Kayla Oniwo of Cool FM, Gideon Okeke and Denrele Edun.

The night was a tense one as winners were announced for each category. Mike Ezuruonye was announced as the Best Actor in a leading role for his part in the film, Unforgivable, while the producer of the same movie, Dayo Amusa, emerged the Best Actress Indigenous.

Iretiola Doyle won the Best Lead Female for her role in ‘Torn’, while Afeez Eniola was announced as Best Actor Indigenous for his part in ‘Alakada’.

The Best Movie of the year award went to ‘A Mile from Home’

Check out the full list of winners below!

Best Lead Male — Mike Ezuruonye (Unforgivable)

Best Lead Female — Ireti Doyle (Torn)

Best Actor (Supporting Role) — Lucky Ejim (Render to Caesar)

Best Actress (Supporting Role) — Emem Udonquak (Itoro)

Best Actor Indigenous — Afeez Eniola (Alakada)

Best Actress Indigenous — Dayo Amusa (Unforgivable)

Best Movie — A Mile from Home

Best Director — Confusion Na Wa (Kenneth Gyang)

Best Editing — Flower Girl (Kunle Laguda)

Best Diaspora — Onye Ozi

Best Short Movie — Brave

Best Rising Star Male — Tope Tedela (A Mile from Home)

Best Rising Star — Ivie Okujaye (Make A Move)

Best Child Actor — Oyindamola Lapejo – Finding Mercy

Best Indigenous Movie — Onye Ozi

Best Sound Design — Flower Girl (Kayode Nero Ilelabayo)

Best Cinematography — Confusion Na Wa

Best Original Screenplay — Render To Caesar (Michael Odogwu)

Best Costume Design — False the Village Boy I Love (Ogoo Okechi and Doris Kalu)

Best Makeup — Honeymoon Hotel (Madeline Viijeon / Geordi Binstend / Kristy williams)

Best Set Design — Flower Girl (Derick Nwa-Jesus)

Best Soundtrack — Flower Girl (Efya; Best in Me)

NMA Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 — Tunde Kelani

Popular Choice Actor — Ojulade Adekula

Popular Choice Actress — Mercy Johnson

Best TV/Web Series — Tinsel

Top Box Office — Weekend Gateaway

Nollywood Humanitarian Award — Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh

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  1. TCP

    October 20, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    Nice. They sure deserved their wins.

  2. Jennifer

    October 20, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Nice one..but y is the news coming late..anyways thanks..

  3. Dudu

    October 20, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    I think the popular choice actor is Odunlade Adekola and NOT Ojulade Adekula.

  4. chukwuwunmi

    October 20, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    in ma opinion I bleive unforgivable deserve d best movie(cast, screen play, soundtrack, n so on mk sense die

    • Honeymix

      October 21, 2014 at 2:57 am

      Wow, that movie blew me away. That movie unforgivable is just amazing.

  5. Duchess

    October 21, 2014 at 12:46 am

    The award to Dr Adadevoh makes so much sense.

  6. Austin Okwubanego Ezugha

    October 21, 2014 at 1:36 am

    Mercy Johnson, you are the best, keep it up young lady.

  7. joy

    October 21, 2014 at 9:20 am

    anyway they deserve it

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