Nigeria gets more nominations at Africa Movie Academy Awards


Nigeria is ahead on the nominations table at the 2019 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), as she gets more nominations.

The highlights also showed that one film, ‘The Delivery Boy’, secured 12 nominations in all the big acting and production categories.

The film
The film, which is a fine take on the back-story of terrorists and weaves in societal questions in its unique plot, was directed by Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe and produced by Something Unusual Studios.

Starring Jemima Osunde (Nkem) and Jammal Ibrahim (Amir) as the two unlikely friends who must survive the night, ‘The Delivery Boy’ takes you on an emotional and psychological mood aided by great production.

News of its success
The Delivery Boy was released in 2018 and the media has been raving with news of its success in the festival circuit.

It has screened in major film festivals across the world, clinching awards on the way and striking much needed conversations on the growth of the industry and Nigeria.

In 2018, at the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF), it was awarded Best Nigerian Film and with the 12 AMAA nominations, ‘The Delivery Boy’ is here to dominate.

Before ‘The Delivery Boy’, Nodash had worked on Mo’ Abudu’s Fifty, to Tope Oshin’s Ireti, Journey to Self, Kunle Afolayan’s The Bridge, The Tribunal, and his most recent film, Mokalik.

He also worked on Isoken, and the recently released Bling Lagosians amongst others.


Olajumoke Adeleke