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All the Photos of Rita Dominic, Toni Tones, Hilda Dokuba & More at the 2016 AFRIFF Globe Awards + the Full List of Winners



img_5625With four laurels, including Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Lead Role, the much-anticipated film on the aborted military coup of 1976, directed by Izu Ojukwu, shone at the Africa International Film Festival’s Globe Award which held at the convention center of Eko Hotels and Suites on Saturday night.

Anchored by Uti Nwachukwu and Kemi Lala-Akindoju, the glamorous show also thrilled guests to a series of Broadway performances featuring Gideon Okeke who reenacted the life and times of the great Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Adesua Etomi and A’rese, a show which earned great applause and standing ovation from the audience.

Other winners include Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film – Green White Green by Abba Makama, Best Lead Actress – Bimbo Akintola for 93 Days, Audience Choice Awards – Slow Country by Eric Aghimien.

Top dignitaries and celebrities spotted at the event include: Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State, Wangi Mba -Uzoukwu, Biola Alabi, Commissioner of Information and Culture, Steve Ayorinde, CEO of AMAA,  Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, Kunle AfolayanRMD, Rita Dominic, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Noah, Ayo Makun, Toni Tones, Hilda Dokubo, Kiki Omeili, Deyemi Okanlawon, Blessing Egbe, Izu Ojukwu, among others.

Detail list of Winners below:

Audience Choice Award
Slow Country
Director: Eric Aghimien

Best Student Short Film
King Of Guangzhou
Director: Quester Hannah

Best Animation Film
Director: Francis Yushau Brown

Best Short Film
Director: Keni Ogunlola

Best Documentary
No Where To Run
Director: Dan Mc Cain

Best Female Lead
Bimbo Akintola
93 Days

Special Mention
Somkele Idhalama
93 Days

Best Male Lead
Ramsey Nouah

Special Mention
Ifeanyi Dike Jr
Green White Green And All The Beautiful Colours In My Mosaic Of Madness

Best Screenplay
Emmanuel Okomanyi & Izu Ojukwu

Best Director
Izu Ojukwu

Best Nigerian Film
Green White Green And All The Beautiful Colours In My Mosaic Of Madness
Director: Abba T. Makama

Special Jury Prize
Director: Akin Omotosho

Best Feature
Director: Izu Ojukwu

See all the photos from the awards below!

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Photo Credit: Adeoluadeniyi Photography


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  1. J.M

    November 20, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    Toni tones looks gorgeous, she has a striking resemblance to Eva Alordiah. Majid why?, did ur new found faith disallows u from dressing properly to an event?. Mercy Johnson ur shape is too die for and soji looks yummy

  2. Socail Media 9

    November 20, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Finally, Mercy Johnson has upped her game and kept it going for a while , majority of this year. A lot more effort is clearly seen! Kudos mercy ! Looking good!
    classy event !

  3. Dolly

    November 20, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    Mercy got em begging for mercy, that BODY!!!

    ok do anyone know this man, his name, is he single…… juice no tea pls×400.jpg


    November 20, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    Hope the performances will be on YouTube cos I know Gideon lit the stage up!

  5. Pink

    November 21, 2016 at 12:26 am

    Gideon’s performance was on fire…. He needs to go on tour. No jokes!!!!
    My baby wasn’t so excited about the night but it was a good one.

  6. Iyalode

    November 21, 2016 at 10:15 am

    Gideon was fireeeeee! I loved his performance and He really should go on a tour ….

  7. Ifeyinwa Atuanya

    November 21, 2016 at 11:25 am

    I like the 39th picture.

    The lady looks fierce. Her hair!!!!!

    What’s her name?

    • Fred

      November 25, 2016 at 5:16 pm

      Arese… Winner of the voice

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