FULL WINNERS LIST: Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards – AMVCA 2017



The 5th edition of the prestigious (AMVCAs helds today, Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos, the awards night is hosted by IK Osakioduwa and Minenhle ‘Minnie’ Dlamini.


Out of a total fourteen nominations, historical drama ’76 won five categories at the fifth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

The movie won three of the Big Four categories; best picture, best director and best actress.

Sambasa Nzeribe, star of Slow Country, edged Olu Jacobs, Ramsey Nouah and Richard Mofe-Damijo to win best actor.

‘76 was closely followed by Oloibiri which won three categories while Vaya won two awards.

Here is the Full Winners List Below:

Best Make Up Artiste (Movies/TV series)

Oloibiri – Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola, Perekeme Odon

Best Costume Designer

76 – Pat Egwurube

Best Art Director

76 – Pat Nebo

Best Sound Editor (Movies/TV series)


Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV series)

Oloibiri – Nnodim Chigozie, Paula Peterson

Best Lighthing Designer (Movies/TV series)

93 Days – Elliot Sewape

Best Cinematographer

Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Lance Gewer

Best Documentary

Alison – WINNER

Best Short Film or Online Video

Cat Face – WINNER

Best Actress in an M-Net original comedy series

Deborah Anugwa – Hustle – WINNER

Best Actor in an M-Net comedy series

Samuel Ajibola – “The Johnsons” – WINNER

Best Actress in an M-Net original drama series

Meg Otanwa – “Hush” – WINNER

Best Actor in an M-Net original drama series

David Jones David – “Hotel Majestic” – WINNER

Best M-Net original comedy series

The Johnsons – WINNER

Best M-Net original drama series

Tinsel- WINNER

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Swahili)

Zilizala – WINNER

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Hausa)

Yaki Da Zuciya – WINNER

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Yoruba)

Somwhere in The Dark – Abiodun Jimoh, Jumoke Odetola – WINNER

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Igbo)

Amoye-Bu-Onye – WINNER

Best Soundtrack/ Original Score

The Encounter – Michael ‘The Truth’ Ogunlade – WINNER

Best TV series

Jenifa’s Diary – WINNER

Best Writer


Best Supporting Actress

Ebele Okaro – Four One Love – WINNER

Best Supporting Actor In A Drama (Movie/TV series)

Rotimi Salami – Just Not Married – WINNER

Best Actress in a Drama (Movies/TV Series)

Bimbo Akintola – 93 Days

Ivie Okujaye – Slow Country

Rita Dominic – 76

Adesua Etomi – The Arbitration

Zimkhita Nyoka – Vaya

Meg Ottamwa – Derailed – WINNER

Hannah Ojo – Love is A Prank

Best Actor in a Drama

RMD – Oloibiri

Ramsey Nouah – 76

Sambasa Nzeribe – Slow Country

Gregory Ojefua – The Encounter

Olu Jacobs – Oloibiri


Femi Jacobs – Femi Jacobs

Best Actress in a Comedy

Tina Mba – Meet the In-Laws

Uche Jombo – Wives on Strike

Dineo Moeketsi – Mrs Right Guy

Chioma Akpotha – Wives on Strike

Funke Akindele – Jenifa’s Diary – WINNER

Funke Akindele – A Trip to Jamaica

Omoni Oboli – Wives on Strike

Best Actor in a Comedy

Imeh Umoh Bishop – The Boss is Mine – WINNER

Ayo Makun – A Trip to Jamaica

Bovi Ugboma – It’s Her Day

Blossom Chukwujekwu – Ghana Must Go

Mike Ezuruonye – Brother Jekwu

Okey Uzoeshi – The Life of a Nigerian Couple

Amechi Munagor – Meet the In-Laws

Best Movie West Africa

93 Days



A Trip to Jamaica


Best Movie South Africa

Mrs Right Guy

Happiness is a Four Letter Word


The Jakes are Missing

All About Love – WINNER

Best Movie East Africa


Naomba Niseme

Kati Kati



Best Overall Movie

Mrs Right Guy

Happiness is a Four Letter Word


93 Days

76 – Winner

Naomba Niseme

Best Director

Mrs Right Guy – Adze Ugah

93Days – Steve Gukas

Oloibiri – Curtis Graham

76 – Izu Ojukwu – Winner

A Trip to Jamaica – Robert O Peters

Ghana Must Go – Frank Rajah

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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay.ng

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