BON Awards 2017 Bolanle Ninalowo, IK Ogbonna, Rachel Okonkwo, "What Lies Within" among nominees

Check out the full list of nominees for the 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards.

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The nominees for the 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards have been unveiled.

According to the organizers, they received over 128 films. 120 films including 113 feature films, seven short films and two TV series were screened and accepted.

The other eight films were disqualified for not meeting entry requirement.

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The nominees include Sambisa Nzeribe, Gabriel Afolayan, "What Lies Within," Rachel Okonkwo among others.

Check out full list of nominees.

Best Actor in a Leading Role (English)

Sambisa Nzeribe (Slow Country)

Alexx Ekubo (Inikpi)

Joseph Benjamin (Dance to my Beat)

Bolanle Ninalowo (Picture Perfect)

Gabriel Afolayan (Tatu)

Paul Utomi (What lies Within)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (English)

IK Ogbonna – Excess Luggage

Kelechi Udegbe – Behind the Wheels

Tope Tedela – Slow Country

Segun Arinze/Sambisa Nzeribe – Tatu

Funny Bone – Dance to my Beat

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Yoruba)

Niyi Johnson – Okun

Gabriel Afolayan – False Flag

Femi Adebayo – Afaila Ojo

Odunlade Adekola – Gangan

Abdulateef Oladimeji- Ojo Meta

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Yoruba)

Tobiloba Abraham – Okun

Gabriel Afolayan – Ailatunse

Taiwo Ibikunle – Afaila Ojo

Abdulateef Oladimeji- 1983

Wale Akorede in Somewhere in the Dark

Best Actor in a Leading Role(Hausa)

Rabiu Rikadawa – Ko Bayan Raina

Adam Zango – Matatace Shaida

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Igbo)

Tim Ebuka – Akuko Uwa

Browny Igboegbu – Nkoli Nwa Nsukka

Best Actress in Leading Role (English)

Omotola Jalade - Alter Ego

Ivie Okujaye - Slow Country

Ufuoma Mcdermott - The Women

Michelle Dede - What lies Within

Rahama Sadau - Tatu

Esther Audu - Inikpi

Best  Actress in  Supporting role (English)

Queen Nwokoye – Excess Luggage

Bayray Mcnwizu – Trace

Bisola Aiyeola – Picture Perfect

Toyin Abraham/Funlola Raimi – Tatu

Kate Henshaw/Omoni Oboli/ Katherine Obiang - The Women

Best Actress in Leading Role (Yoruba)

Ronke Odusanya – Ailatunse

Aisha Lawal in False Flag

Mercy Aigbe – Ojo Meta

Jumoke Odutola – Somewhere in the Dark

Adeola Ayoade in Okun

Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba)

Ireti Osayemi – Ojo Meta

Feyisara Hassan – Okun

Omowumi Dada  – Somewhere in the Dark

Iyabo Ojo – Gangan

Temitope Solaja- Ashabi Akata

Best Actress in a Leading Role(Hausa)

Jamila Nagudu – Ko Bayan Raina

Rahama Sadau – Matatace Shaida

Best Actress in a Leading Role( Igbo)

Chizzy Alichi – Akuko Uwa

Rachel Okonkwo – Nkoli Nwa Nsukka

Best Child Actor in a Movie

Adebayo Thomas – Slow Country

Dumebi Nzeribe – Tatu

Kunuji Boluwatife – The Maniac

Abayomi Gabriel – Excess Luggage

Ero Josh-Behind the Wheels

Best Child Actress in a movie

Martina Obi – Truncated

Bella Ufondu- Excess Luggage

Teniola Awobiyi in Tatu

Comedy of the Year

Ufuoma

Three Wise Men

A Trip to Jamaica

Excess Luggage

American Driver

Movie with the Best Social Message

False Flag

Alter Ego

Busted

Behind the Wheels

Best Short Film of the Year

Truncated

Mustapha

I AM

Aramide

Movie with the Best Special Effect

Slow Country

Oloibiri

Misery Lane

Somewhere in the Dark

Goddess of Fire

Behind the Wheels

What lies within

Movie with the Best Screenplay

Okun

Oloibiri

Tatu

What Lies Within

Slow Country

The Women

TV Series of the Year

The Johnsons

Zone 222

Best use of Nigerian food in a movie

Picture Perfect

Ufuoma

Trace

Stormy Heart

Best Use of Costume in a Movie

Picture Perfect

Tatu

Inikpi

Okun

The Women

Best Use of Make-up in a Movie

Somewhere in the dark

Tatu

Slow Country

Picture Perfect

Movie with the Best Production Design

Oloibiri

Tatu

Okun

Inikpi

Alter Ego

Best Kiss in a Movie

Omowunmi Dada/Eddie Watson – Bias

Daniel K. Daniel/Chelsea Eze – Scorned

Ufuoma Edemott/Kalu Ikeagu – The Women

Omotola Ekeinde/Kenny Remmy – Alter Ego

Ronke Odusanya/Gabriel Afolayan – Ailatunse

Movie with the Best Sound Track

Oloibiri

Tatu

Inikpi

Stormy Heart

Movie with the Best Editing

Tatu

What Lies Within

Slow Country

The Women

Okun

Most Promising Actor

Suara Olayinka in Tatu

Peter Jacobs in I AM

Most Promising Actress

Chisom Steve in Akuko Uwa

Tinuola Oladoye in I AM

Movie with the Best Cinematography

Tatu

Slow Country

What Lies Within

Oloibiri

A Trip to Jamaica

Director of the Year

Eric Aghimien for Slow Country

Blessing Egbe for The Women

Bogunmbe Abiola Paul for Okun

Vanessa Nzediegwu for What lies Within

Don Omope for Tatu

Movie of the Year

Sow Country

Okun

Tatu

Oloibiri

What Lies Within

Revelation of the Year (Female)

Regina Daniel

Bimbo Ademoye

Yvonne Enakhene

Selia Adebowale

Folahunsho Adeola

Revelation of the Year (Male)

Timini Egbusan

Abayomi Alvin

Baaj Adegbule

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