It was a night filled with glitz on Saturday, October 18, 2014 when some major stakeholders converged at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos for the 2014 edition of Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA).
The event started with a red carpet and despite the rain in some parts of the city, many still thronged the occasion to catch a glimpse of it.
Hosts of the awards ceremony did not fail to deliver as they ensured the guests were entertained. Dakore Akande, Uru Eke, Kayla Oniwo of Cool FM, Gideon Okeke and Denrele Edun proved further why they are loved by many whenever they handle events.
Anxiety filled the air when list of winners were being announced for each category and those who emerged winners were cheered.
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’
Here are the winners;
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.