Press Release | 2 May 2012 09:34 CET

Mercy Johnson, Genevieve, Omotola, Others In Hot NMA Fight

Source: Osaremen Ehi James/Nollywoodgists.com

The battle line has been drawn for top Nollywood actresses, Omotola Ekeinde Jalade, Mercy Johnson, Genevieve Nnaji, Uche Jombo and Omoni Oboli as they all fight to win the maiden edition of Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA) in best Actress category.

Nominees for NMA were unveiled at a press conference in Lagos last week Friday.

Van Vicker would have beat Ramsey Nuoah, Joseph Benjamin, Charles Okafor and Trybson Dudukoko to win the Best Actor prize.

The nomination party will take place at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos this Saturday May 5 while the main awards ceremony holds on Saturday June 2, 2012 at the Civic Centre in Lagos.

Below is the full nomination list.

NMA 2012 Nominees

Best Movie

? MIRROR BOY

? ANCHOR BABY

? PRIVATE STORM

? MEMORIES OF THE HEART

? TANGO WITH ME

? KISS AND TELL

Best Actor in a Leading Role

? VAN VICKER (AGAINST THE LAW)

? RAMSEY NOUAH (PRIVATE STORM)

? TRYBSON DUDUKOKO (GHETTO DREAMZ)

? JOSEPH BENJAMIN (TANGO WITH ME)

? JOSEPH BENJAMIN (KISS AND TELL)

? CHARLES OKAFOR (FAKE PROPHET)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

? JUNIOR POPE ODUMODOH (NKWOCHA)

? JOHN DUMELO (PRIVATE STORM)

? YUL EDOCHIE (AGAINST THE LAW)

? GABRIEL AFOLAYAN (GHETTO DREAMZ)

Best Actress in a Leading Role

? GENEVIEVE NNAJI (TANGO WITH ME)

? OMONI OBOLI (ANCHOR BABY)

? MERCY JOHNSON (WEEPING SOUL)

? UCHE JUMBO (DAMAGE)

? OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE (PRIVATE STORM)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

? TINA MBA (TANGO WITH ME)

? RACHEL ONIGA (GHETTO DREAMZ)

? STELLA DAMASUS (BENT ARROWS)

? NSE IKPE-ETIM (KISS AND TELL)

Best Actor in an Indigenous Movie (non-English speaking language)

? CHIWETALU AGU (NKWOCHA)

? YINKA QADRI (AYE DUDU)

? SAIDI BALOGUN (ETI KETA)

? BROWN IGBOEGWU (APPARITION)

? FEMI ADEBAYO (EMI ABATA)

? ODUNLADE ADEKOLA (IKUFORIJI)

Best Actress in an Indigenous Movie (non-English speaking language)

? FUNKE AKINDELE (EMI ABATA)

? FUNKE AKINDELE (THE RETURN OF JENIFA)

? QUEEN NWOKOYE (NKWOCHA)

? MERCY AIGBE (OLADUNJOYE)

? DUPE ADEJARE (ALANTAKU)

Best Indigenous Language Movie (non-English speaking language)

? ETI KETA

? IKUFORIJI

? NKWOCHA

? APPARITION

? AYE DUDU

? OLADUNJOYE

Best Directing

? MAHMOOD ALI-BALOGUN (TANGO WITH ME)

? OBI EMELONYE (MIRROR BOY)

? LANCELOT ODUWA-IMASUEN (PRIVATE STORM)

? DANIEL ADEMINOKAN (GHETTO DREAMZ)

? DESMOND ELLIOT (KISS AND TELL)

Best Cinematography

? MIRROR BOY

? PRIVATE STORM

? CHANGING FACES

? ANCHOR BABY

? TANGO WITH ME

? KISS AND TELL

Best Movie Editing

? MIRROR BOY

? ANCHOR BABY

? GHETTO DREAMZ

? RETURN OF JENIFA

? CHANGING FACES

? MEMORIES OF THE HEART

Best Movie Soundtrack

? BENT ARROWS

? MIRROR BOY

? GHETTO DREAMZ

? CHANGING FACES

? MEMORIES OF THE HEART

? TANGO WITH ME

Best Sound Editing

? TANGO WITH ME

? PRIVATE STORM

? APPARITION

? ANCHOR BABY

? MIRROR BOY

? GHETTO DREAMZ

Best Original Screenplay/Scriptwriting

? OBI EMELONYE (MIRROR BOY)

? UGEZU J UGEZU (AGAINST THE LAW)

? DANIEL ADEMINOKAN & OPE BANWO (GHETTO DREAMZ)

? UDUAK ISONG OGUAMANAM (KISS AND TELL)

? LONZO NZEKWE (ANCHOR BABY)

? CHINWE SELE (SOUL AFTER SOUL)

Best Costume Design

? MIRROR BOY

? GHETTO DREAMZ

? TANGO WITH ME

? APPARITION

? ENTRAPPED* (CHIEMELA NWAGBAOSO)

Best Make-up

? GHETTO DREAMZ

? TANGO WITH ME

? APPARITION

? MIRROR BOY* (GABRIEL OKORIE)

? DAMAGE* (TEMISAN ISIOMA ETSEDE)

Rising Star Award

? HALIMA ABUBAKAR (ENTRAPPED)
? HELEN PAUL (THE RETURN OF JENIFA)
? NUELLA NJUBIGBO (APPARITION)
? SYLVIA OLUCHI (BENT ARROWS)
? GABRIEL AFOLAYAN (GHETTO DREAMZ)
? CHINYERE MADUBUIKE KOSI (APPARITION)

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