Information gathered by Nigeria Movie Network reveals popular Nollywood actor Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) will be burying his late father, Mr Michael Ogbonnaya Ikedieze, who died May 18th, this coming Saturday June 22nd at their hometown of Uzuakoli in Abia State (Nigeria).
Chinedu Ikedieze to bury his late father in Abia State come June 22nd.
Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) and Osita Iheme (PawPaw) are no doubt one of the most popular actors to come out of Nigeria's movie industry known as Nollywood. Widely recognized for their hilarious and mischievous acts in Nollywood movies, Aki and PawPaw are everyone's favorites.
The multi-talented actors were in Gambia on March 17 for the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nomination night, and they caused a stir right from time they landed at Banjul International airport. Ghanaian stars, Majid Michel and Jackie Appiah were also in Gambia for the event. The nomination night was a success, and was attended by celebrities, Gambian government functionaries, and captains of industry from across Africa.
Aki and PawPaw outside their hotel in Gambia
Osita Iheme, Tony Anih, & Chinedu Ikedieze at Banjul International
Osita Iheme relaxing at the beach in Gambia
Chinedu Ikedieze with young fans in Gambia
Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme with a fan in Gambia
Chico Ejiro, Sonny McDon, Chinedu Ikedieze, Majid Michel and a fan
The nomination night for the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) took place over the weekend (March 17) at the Kairaba Hotel in Banjul, Gambia.
Present at the event were various celebrities, top government officials, including Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze, Majid Michel and Jackie Appiah. Several popular actors and actresses also received nominations, including Majid Michel, Uche Jombo, Rita Dominic, and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.
Following is a full list of 2012 nominees:
AMAA 2012 BEST SHORT FILM JAMAA – Uganda Look Again – Kenya Maffe Tiga – Guinea Braids On Bald Head – Nigeria Hidden Life – South Africa Mwansa The Great – Zimbabwe Chumo – Tanzania The Young Smoker – Nigeria
AMAA 2012 BEST DOCUMENTARY African Election – Nigeria / Germany Beyond The Deadly Pit – Rwanda Awa Ogbe An African Adventure – Algeria Dear Mandella – South Africa White & Black, Crime And Colour – Tanzania The Niger Delta Struggle – Ghana There Is Nothing Wrong With My Uncle – Nigeria How Much Is Too Much – Kenya
AMAA 2012 BEST DIASPORA FEATURE Toussanat Louverture – France Ghetta Life – Jamaica High Chicago – Canada Elza – Guadelupe Better Must Come – Jamaica Kinyanrwanda – USA
AMAA 2012 BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY The Education Of Auma Obama – Germany White Wash – USA Almendron Mi Corazon – Guadeloupe All Me The Life And Times Of Winfred Hubert – USA
AMAA 2012 BEST DIASPORA (SHORT FILM) John Doe – USA White Sugar In A Black Pot – USA The Lost One – USA
AMAA 2012 BEST ANIMATION The Legend Of Ngog Hills – Kenya Oba – Nigeria Climate Change Is Real – Kenya Egu – South Africa Chomoka – Kenya
AMAA 2012 BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD Mystery Of Birds – USA / Nigeria Housemates – United Kingdom / Nigeria Ben Kross – Italy / Nigeria Paparezzi Eye In The Dark – USA / Nigeria / Ghana
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN Somewhere In Africa – Ghana Phone Swap – Nigeria Otelo Burning – South Africa Adesuwa – Nigeria How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN The Captain Of Nakara Adesuwa – Nigeria Rugged Priest – Kenya Somewhere In Africa – Ghana Queens Desire
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP Rugged Priest – Kenya State Research Bureau – Uganda Adesuwa – Nigeria Somewhere in Africa – Ghana Shattered – Kenya
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK Otelo Burning – South Africa Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria Adesuwa – Nigeria How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa Somewhere In Africa – Ghana
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS Behind The Mask Somewhere In Africa – Ghana Adesuwa – Nigeria State Research Bureau – Uganda Otelo Burning – South Africa
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND State Of Violence – South Africa Otelo Burning – South Africa How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa Man On Ground – South Africa Algiers Murder – South Africa
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa Otelo Burning – South Africa Rugged Priest – Kenya Masquerades – Ghana Man On Ground – South Africa / Nigeria
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING Algiers Murder – South Africa Man On Ground – South Africa / Nigeria Unwanted Guest – Nigeria How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa Otelo Burning – South Africa Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY Ties That Bind – Ghana Mr & Mrs – Nigeria How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa Otelo Burning – South Africa Unwanted Guest – Nigeria Two Brides And A Baby – Nigeria
AMAA 2012 BEST NIGERIAN FILM Unwanted Guest Family On Fire Alero’s Symphony Adesuwa Phone Swap
AMAA 2012 BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE Chumo – Tanzania State Of Violence – South Africa Family On Fire – Nigeria Otelo Burning – South Africa Asoni – Cameroun
AMAA 2012 BEST CHILD ACTOR Rahman Junior Bande (Greg) – Behind The Mask Tsepang Mohlomi (Ntwe) – Otelo Burning Reginna Danies (Jenny) – Bank Job Benjamin Abemigisha and Racheal Nduhukire (Derick and Margaret) – JAMAA Ayinla O Abdulaheem – ZR-7
AMAA 2012 BEST YOUNG / PROMISING ACTOR Neo Ntatleno (OJ) – State Of Violence Ivie Okujaye (Alero) – Alero’s Symphony Iyobosa Olaye (Adesuwa) – Adesuwa Martha Ankomah – Somewhere In Africa Thomas Gumede and Sihle Xaba – Otelo Burning
AMAA 2012 BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Rapuldna Seiphemo (Twala) – How To Steal 2 Million Fano Mokoena – Man On Ground Hafiz Oyetoro – Phone Swap Okechukwu Uzoesi – Two Brides And A Baby Godfrey Theobejane – 48 Lwanda Jawar – Rugged Priest
AMAA 2012 BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Terry Phetto – How To Steal 2 Million Ebbe Bassey – Ties That Bind Empress Njamah – Bank Job Ngozi Ezeonu – Adesuwa Thelma Okoduwa – Mr & Mrs Omotola Jalade Ekeinde – Ties That Bind
AMAA 2012 BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Menzi Ngubane – How To Steal 2 Million Majid Micheal – Somewhere In Africa Chet Anekwe – Unwanted Guest Jafta Mamabolo – Otelo Burning Karabo Lance – 48 Wale Ojo – Phone Swap Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Man On Ground
AMAA 2012 BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Nse Ikpe Etim – Mr & Mrs Yvonne Okoro – Single Six Ama K. Abebrese – Ties That Bind Rita Dominic – Shattered Uche Jombo – Damage Millicent Makheido – 48 Kudzai Sevenzo-Nyarai – Playing Warriors
AMAA 2012 BEST DIRECTOR Adesuwa – Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun Ties That Bind – Leila Djansi Rugged Priest – Bob Nyanja How To Steal 2 Million – Charlie Vundla State Of Violence – Khalo Matabane Man On Ground – Akin Omotoso Otelo Burning – Sara Bletcher
AMAA 2011 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM State Of Violence – South Africa Adesuwa – Nigeria Otelo Burning – South Africa Rugged Priest – Kenya How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa Ties That Bind – Ghana Man On Ground – South Africa / NigeriaRead more »
The well talked about Media Launch for 'Catwalq' - the glamorous soap by Emem Isong & Monalisa Chinda was recently held at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, in Ikeja-Lagos and it was a resounding success!
Susan Peters, Emem Isong and Ini Edo
The turn out of the event was impressive as the main cast of the soap were present as well as stalwarts of Advertising agencies, members of the Press, and well wishers from Nollywood who came to show their support. Enjoy the lovely pics of the event. We thought we should let you know that Bola Aduwo of Nollywooduncut was there to help bring some of the media coverage exclusively to Nollywood fanatics out there!
Emem Isong and Monalisa Chinda, Producers of 'Catwalq' at the Media Launch.
Some of the major cast and crew on the high table at the event.
Cross section of guests at the Catwalq media launch.
Castmates from the soap - Memry Savanhu, Monalisa Chinda and Joy Scrase.
Dekola Desalu, one of the actors in the soap.
Morris Sesay and Jane Ikpeme... they are actors in the soap
Stylist Yolanda Okereke
Lelee Byoma, Royal Arts Academy past student and actress in 'Catwalq'.
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