Two Brides and a Baby leads Best of Nollywood nominees’ list with 12 nods

by Wilfred Okiche

The organizers of the Best of Nollywood awards have announced nominations for this year’s event scheduled to hold on Friday 11, November 2011.

The yet to be released romantic comedy ‘Two Brides and a Baby’ starring Stella Damascus and O.C Ukeje leads the pack with twelve nominations including nods in acting, directing and screenplay categories. Obi Emelonye’s ‘Mirror Boy’’ scored  seven nominations including one for Genevieve Nnaji  in the Best Actress category and the comic drama ‘Mr & Mrs’ gets five nominations.

Ini Edo Ehiagwina and Yemi Blaq will anchor the event.

See complete nominees’ list below;

Best Actress in Lead Role (English)

Nse Etim                                –           Mr. & Mrs.

Omotola Jolade Ekeinde                 –           Private Storm

Genny Nnaji                       –           Mirror Boy

Omoni Oboli                          –           Anchor Baby

Uche Jombo                          –           Damage

Best Supporting Actress (English)  

Susan Peters                         –           Bursting out

Ufuoma Ejenobor                       –           Private Storm

Chelsea Eze                            –           2 Brides & a Baby

Chika Ike                            –           Criminal Mind

Queen Nwokoye                        –           Cry of a Widow

Best Actor of The Year (English)

Ramsey Noah                           –           Private storm

Trybson                        –           Ghetto Dreams

Kenneth Okonkwo                        –           Soul to Soul

Joe Benjamin                       –           Mr. & Mrs.

O. C. Okeje                          –           2 Brides and A Baby

Best Supporting Actor Of The Year

Kalu Ikeagwu                        –           2 Brides and A Baby

Gabriel Afolayan                       –           Ghetto Dreams

John  Ommelo                         –           Private Storm

Paul Apel                           –           Mr. & Mrs.

Segun Arinze                         –           Save our Soul

Best Actress (Yoruba)

Fathia Balogun                        –           Ajaa Meji

Eniola Badmus                         –           Eefa

Laide Bakare                         –           Demilade

Toyin Aimaku                         –           Ikudoro

Sola Kosoko                         –           Sindara

Best Supporting Actor (Yoruba)          

Gabriel Afolayan                       –           Richie Richie

Sunkanmi Omobolanle                     –           Eti Keta

Ibrahim Chatta                         –           Kuta Nle

Taiwo Ibikunle                       –           Demilade

Damola Olatunji                       –           Ore Meji

Best Actor Yoruba

Saidi Balogun                        –           Eti Keta

Enila Olaniyan                       –           Kuta Nle

Muyiwa Ademola                        –           Iyo Aye

Odunade Adekola                        –           Jelili

Femi Adebayo                        –           21 Years

Best Supporting Actress Yoruba

Funke Adesiyan                       –           Eti Kefa

Mosun Filani                         –           Iyo Aye

Ronke Odusanya                       –           Fari Kola

Regina Chukwu                         –           Ere Ori Igi

Macdonald Robinson                       –           Richie

Revelation Of The Year Male

Okey Uzoechi                        –           2 Brides & A Baby

Deji Akinosho                       –           Ikudoro

Paul Apel                           –           90 Ninth day

Revelation Of The Year Female

Keira Hewatch                       –           2 Brides &  A Baby

Bidemi Kosoko                         –           Ikudoro

Funmi Odufuwa                        –           Richie Richie

Funmi Oguntade                       –           Eje Ati Wura

Seyi Ashekun                        –           Farikola

Movie of the Year                                  


Mirror Boy

2 Brides & A Baby

Mr. & Mrs.

Private Storm

Comedy Movie of the Year



Okon Lagos

Baba No Regret

Cinematography Of The Year


Two Bride and a Baby


90 Ninth Day

Mirror Boy

Best Use of Costume


Private Storm

Two Brides & A Baby

Bursting Loose


Director of the Year

Bayo Tijani                                Eefa

Teco Benson                         –           2 Brides and A Baby

Obi Emelonye                       –           Mirror Boy

Jeta Amata                          –           Inale

Lancelot ImaseuN / Ikechukwu Onyeka        –           Private Storm

Soundtrack OF THE YEAR


Kuta Ile




Child Actor of the Year

Hammond Oghomwen                       –           Damage

Nicole Ndigwu                         –           Damage

Gbemi Obideyi                        –           Ipinya Ife

Edward Kagutozi                       –           Mirror Boy

Marketer of the Year

Nollywood Distribution


Corporate Pictures


Magic Movies

Editor of The Year


2 Brides and A Baby

Mr. & Mrs.



Best Movie with Message for Society Change


Iyo Aye

Save our Soul

Omo Ghetto 2

Ere Ori Igi

Media Print

Nonye Iwaugwu                     –           Punch

Victor Akande                         –           Nation

Vivian Onvorah                      –           City People

Tade Afisat                         –           National Encomium

Akin Sokoya                         –           Excellence


Silverbird Abdul


Juliet  Ngborukwe       –           Village Square

Efe Tommy Excite on TV



Best Movie with the Best Sound

90 Ninth Day


2 Brides & A Baby

Mirror Boy


Screen Play of The Year

Blessing Effiong                     –           2 Brides and & A Baby

Kenny Olorunyomi                 –           Ere Ori Igi

Uchejombo/Rita Onuwrah      –           Damage

Best Crossover Artistes

Uche Jombo                          –           Dewunmi Iberu

Kate Henshaw                        –           EtiKeta

Femi Adebayo                        –           LadiesGang

Eniola Badmus                        –           Blackberry Babies

Best Kiss In A Nigerian Movies 2011

Uche Jombo & Kalu                           –           Damage

Odunade Adekola & Toks Latona     –           Booku

Tonto Dike & Muna                           –           Dirty Secrets

Genny Nnaji and Majid                          Bursting Out

Best Movie from A Nigerian In Diaspora

Anchor Baby  – Lonzo Nzekwe

Mirror Boy -obi Emenloye

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