BON AWARDS: BBNaija Season 6 Housemate Pere, and others get nominations

It was a night of glitz and glamour as Best of Nollywood Awards unveil the nominations for the various awards categories at Radisson Blu Hotels in Ikeja Lagos during Seun Oloketuyi 45th birthday celebration.

Seun is the founder of BON Award and he expressed satisfaction on the journey of the award so far, citing that an event that started in a very humble beginning has become one to reckon with. Many of the industry professionals present like the President of Association of Movie Producers, Madam Peace Anyim-Osigwe, Founder of Abuja International Film Festival, Fidelis Duker, and the Executive Director, Nigeria Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas all reiterated the tenacity of BON Awards to maintain excellence.

Some of the highlights of the night included the launching of a coffee book, “This is Nollywood” written by Seun Oloketuyi. The launching was chaired by Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun State.

The current Season 6 housemate Pere was among those nominated as Best Actor in a leading role (English). Others in the same category include the newly Nollywood wedded loverboy, Stan Nze, as well as, Blossom Chukwueku, Enyinna Nwigwe, Okey Uzoeshi , Uzor Arukwe.

Here is the full list:

Best Actor in a Leading Role (English)
Stan Eze – Rattlesnake
Blossom Chukwueku – Hope Spring Eternal
Enyinna Nwigwe – Badamasi
Pereh Egbe – Butterflies
Okey Uzoeshi – Strain
Uzor Arukwe – Yours Regardless

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Yoruba)
Femi Adebayo – Esin
Lateef Adedimeji – Ka Bi osi
Joseph Momodu – Olufe
Seun Akindele – My Mirror
Akinola Akano – Oju
Samuel Oniyitan – Abeke

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Hausa)
Gambo Usman Kona -The Milkmaid
Adam Garba – Voiceless

Best Actress in a Leading Role (English)
Shushu Abubakar – Strain
Sharon Nwosu – Coat of Alms
Osas Ighodalo – Rattlesnake
Sola Sobowale – Cookies Spot
Bolaji Ogunmola – Butterflies
Mary Lazarus – Homeless Home

Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba)
Mercy Aigbe – Agbeke
Jumoke Odetola – My Mirror
Peju Wahab – Ijolewa
Kehinde Bankole – Abeke
Adeola Olushola – Oju
Omowunmi Dada – Alagogo Ide
Best Actress in a Leading Role (Hausa)
Anthonieta Kalunta – The Milkmaid
Asabe Madaki – Voiceless

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (English)
Kachi Nnochiri – Butterflies
Femi Jacobs – Eagle Wings
Buchi Franklin – Rattlesnake
Martins Nebo – Just Kidding
Sani Danja – Badamasi
Seun Akindele – Greyish
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Yoruba)
Bolanle Ninalowo – Ete
Yomi Olorunlolaye – Osuka
Rotimi Salami – Ijolewa
Wole Ojo – Abeke
Soliu Gbolagade – Abeke

Best Actress in a Supporting Role (English)
Tolulope Oke – Cookies Spot
Blessing Obasi – Hope Springs Eternal
Juliet Njemanze – Just Kidding
Ebenezer Eno – Yours Regardless
Anwuli Ijenebe – Greyish
Stella Ekwueme – Unconventional

Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba)
1 Debby Shokoya – Misguided
2 Kemi Afolabi – Ikunsuni
3 Iyabo Ojo – Black Veil
4 Faturoti Ifedapo – Oju
5 Maureen Vincent – Alagogo Ide

Best Child Actress in a Movie
Ewomazino Amata – Miebaka
Adaeze Onugbo – Laurie
Angel Onyi Unigwe – Strain
Nifemi Lawal – Strain
Daniel Adeshina – Ijolewa
Craig Loughlan- Miebaka

Movie with the Best Social Message
Journey Home
Strain
Tethered
Time Tells
My Mirror
Ella
Hope Springs Eternal

Best Kiss in a Movie
Bolaji Ogunmola/Pereh Egbe – Butterflies
Blossom Chukwujekwe/Bolaji Ogunmola – Hope Spring Eternal
Stan Eze/Osas Ighodalo – Rattlesnake
Frederick Leonard/Bayray Mcwinzu – Greyish

Most Promising Actor of the Year
Akinola Akano – Oju
Michael Ejoor – Yours Regardless
Most Promising Actress of the Year
Faturoti Ifedapo – Oju
Adeola Olushola – Oju
Anthonieta Kalunta – The Milkmaid
Chinenye Aniemenam – Just Kidding

Best Short Film
When Devil Knocks
Canoe Boy
Busted
Journey Home
Homecoming
Soja

Movie with the Best Special Effect
Miebaka
Eagles Wings
The Milkmaid
Badamasi
Voiceless

Best use of food in a movie
Cookies Spot
Strain

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