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Omoni Oboli, Iretiola Doyle, Alexx Ekubo get nominations

Nollywood stars led by Omoni Oboli, Iretiola Doyle, Alexx Ekubo and Femi Adebayo have gotten nominations at the 2016 BON Awards.

RMD, Omoni Oboli and Alexx Ekubo at 2013 BON awards

Speaking on the nominees list, Niran Adedokun, president of the BON jury, said the release followed weeks of screening of over 120 entries made up of feature films in English, Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo, ten short films, five documentaries and seven television series.

Adedokun also acknowledged the resilience of Nigerian filmmakers for defying the current harsh economic realities to sustain their creative activities.

This year’s edition of the BON awards shall be hosted by the executive governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ipkeazu.

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Here are the nominees:

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Revelation of the year (Male)

  • Mofe Duncan
  • Sean Jimoh
  • Poju Oparanti
  • Wasiu Rafiu
  • Jomiloju Olumbe
  • Femi Remi

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