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NIGERIA CARTS HOME NINE AWARDS AS SENEGALESE MOVIE EMERGIES BIGGEST WINNER OF AMAA

Senegalese movie, Félicité, emerged the biggest winner of the night at the 13th African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), which ended in the early hours of Sunday.

The event, hosted by NSE IKPE ETIM, held at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Félicité took home six awards in three of the five major categories, winning best film, best actress in a leading role, and best supporting actor.

Félicité follows the story of a singer who sings in a bar in Kinshasa, whose 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, while she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa and her path crosses that of TABU.

Nigerian historical drama, ’76, won three awards from its eight nominations.

 

In total, Nigeria won nine awards, including the special recognition honour given to veteran comic-actor, NKEM OWOH.

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