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    Nov 22, 2016
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    Rita Dominic and Ramsey Nouah Insert: Director, Izu Ojukwu

    With four laurels, including Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Lead Role, ​the much anticipated film on the aborted military coup of 1976, directed by Izu Ojukwu, shone at the Africa International Film Festival's globe Award which held at the convention center of Eko Hotels and Suites on Saturday night.  
     
    Anchored by Uti Nwachukwu and Kemi Lala-Akindoju, the glamorous show also thrilled guests to a series of Broadway performances featuring Gideon Okeke who reenacted the life and times of the great Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Adesua Etomi and A'rese, a show which earned great applause and standing ovation from the audience. 
     
    Other winners include: Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film - Green White Green by Abba Makama, Best Lead Actress - Bimbo Akintola for 93 Days, Audience Choice Awards - Slow Country by Eric Aghimien. 
     
    Top dignitaries and celebrities spotted at the event include: Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State, Wangi Mba -Uzoukwu, Biola Alabi, Commissioner of Information and Culture, Steve Ayorinde, CEO of AMAA,  Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, Kunle Afolayan, RMD, Rita Dominic, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Noah, Ayo Makun, Toni Tones, Hilda Dokubo, Kiki Omeili, Deyemi Okanlawon, Blessing Egbe, Izu Ojukwu, among others.

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