Saturday, 7 March 2015

Five Bomb Attacks in Maiduguri, Death Toll 58 and 139 Injured

The Borno State Police Command on Saturday in Maiduguri confirmed the killing of 58 persons after multiple blasts in different locations of the town.
Commissioner of Police, Clement Adoda, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria, said 139 persons were also injured during the blasts.
Adoda said, “Today, Saturday, explosions through Improvised Explosive Devices occurred at three locations in Maiduguri.
“The first one was at First Gate of Baga Road Market, at about 11.44hrs; the second was at about12.30hrs at Monday Market, while the third was at Borno Express Park at about 12.52hrs.
“So far, reports from the three locations indicate that 58 people died while 139 persons were injured.”
He added that normalcy had since been restored to the affected areas.

2015 AMVCAs: Full List Of Winners

The 2015 African Magic Viewers Choice Award held this evening at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The winners for the night are:
Best TV Series – Shuga
Best Makeup Artist – Lola Maja for October 1
Best New Media-Online – Imoh Umoren for Hard Times
Best Short Film – Ekene Mekunye for Oblivious
Best Writer (Drama) – Tunde Babalola for October 1
Best Writer (Comedy) – Tunde Babalola for The Meeting
Best Lighting Designer – Lanre Omofaiye for October 1
Best Cinematographer – Stanlee Ohikhuare for Verdict
Best Sound Editor – Kulanen Ikyo for October 1
Best Video Editor – Victoria Akujobi
Best Costume Designer – Deola Sagoe & Obijie Oru for October 1
Best Indigenous Language (Swahili) – Veve
Best Indigenous Language (Hausa) – Bincike
Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba) – Fathia Balogun
Best Indigenous Language (Igbo) – Obi Emelonye
Best Documentary – Yvonne Bassey for Gift of the Nile
Best Supporting Actor (Drama) – Blossom Chukwujekwu
Best Supporting Actress (Drama) – Linda Ejiofor for The Meeting
Best Actor (Comedy) – Femi Jacobs for The Meeting
Best Actress (Comedy) – Rita Dominic The Meeting
Best Movie (Comedy) – The Meeting
Best Movie (Drama) – A Place in the Stars
Trail Blazer Award – CJ Obasi
New Era Award – AY Makun
Industry Merit Award – Amaka Igwe
Best Actress (Drama) – Kehinde Bankole
Best Actor (Drama) – OC Ukeje
Best Director – Kunle Afolayan for October 1
Best Movie 2014 – Kunle Afolayan for October 1

Checkout First Photos From The 2015 AMVCAs

Ini Edo 

Susan Peters 

The 2015 African Magic Viewers Choice award is currently on at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.
Celebs turned up en mass and are gorgeously dressed. Continue to see more pics after the cut.....

Halima Abubakar 

Rita Dominic 

Mercy Johnson 

IK Ogbonna and Fiancee 

Timi Dakolo and Wife

Oge Okoye 

Genevieve Nnaji 

Osas Ighodaro, Gbenro Ajibade 

Toke Makinwa 


Emma Nyra 

Guess who?

Annie Idibia 
Dakore Akande 

Ebuka, Jide Kosoko, Kunle Afolayan 

Julius Agwu and Wife
Alex Ekubo 

Photos From 2015 AMVCA Nominees Cocktail Party

The 2015 African Magic Viewers Choice Awards nominees cocktail party, held last night at Eko Hotels and Suites. Continue to see more pics after the cut....