Homevida Awards 2016 "Oloibiri," "Nowhere to Run" win big at 7th edition

"Oloibiri" and "Nowhere to Run" took home One million naira each for wining at the 7th edition of the Nigeria Integrity Film Awards (HomeVida).

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"Nowhere to Run" wins best documentary award

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On Saturday, December 10, 2016, HomeVida held the 7th edition of the Nigeria Integrity Film Awards at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos.

 It was a night of fun and excitement as the audience were treated to electrifying performances from Timi Dakolo and Waje.

The event was attended by personalities including Director General, National Film and Videos Censors Board (NFVCB), Patricia Bala and United States Government Representative, Peter Hansen. Nollywood actors also in attendance also includes Olu Jacobs, Hilda Dokubo, Uru Eke, Rogers Ofime and Blossom Chukwujekwu.

Hosted by Dorcas Shola Fapson and the eloquent Ofi Ejembi, the theme of this year’s awards focused on transparency, accountability, good Governance and promoting the digital economy.

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One of the highlights of the event was the premiere of the 2016 HomeVida Short films ‘In Apathy’ and ‘Beautiful Mistake.’ The short script winners are Oladipo Awelenje (writer of ‘In Apathy’), Jennifer Agunloye (writer of ‘Beautiful Mistake’) and Ajayi Olusegun (writer of ‘Due Netligence’) for the “promoting the digital economy” category.

In the Feature Film and Documentary Category, ‘Oloibiri’ by Rogers Ofime, won the Best Feature Film in transparency, accountability and good governance while ‘Nowhere to Run’won the prize for the Best documentary in transparency, accountability and good governance.

"Oloibiri"was shortlisted for the prize alongside Uru Eke’s debut production ‘Remember Me’ while ‘Nowhere to Run’ was shortlisted alongside Kayode Ogundamisi’s ‘Coping with Boko Haram’.

The night ended with lots of singing and dancing as Timi Dakolo took the stage to thrill the audience.

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