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AMVCA: Funke Akindele ‘Omo Ghetto’, ‘Amina’ Lead Nominations (Full List)

AMVCA 2022 Nominee List

Movie fans across Africa are excited because the nominees for the eighth Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) have been released.

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele bagged nine nominations, including Best actress, for her movie ‘Omo Ghetto’.

Izu Ojukwu’s historical drama ‘Amina’ was the highest nominated film, with 12 nominations in major categories, followed by Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz’ ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’with 9 nominations, then Ramsey Nouah’s ‘Rattlesnake: “The Ahanna Story’ with 10 nominations.”

Funke Akindele AMVCA 2022 nominee
Funke Akindele

For this year’s award, the organizers introduced a new category ‘Best social media content creator’, which had the likes of Mr Macaroni, Sabinus, among the nominees.

An eight-day event will precede the main event slated for May 14, 2022.

See the full list of Nominees:

Best Actress in a Comedy

Bimbo Ademoye – Breaded Life

Bisola Aiyeola -Dwindle

Funke Akindele – Omo Ghetto

Nancy Isime – Kambili

Sarah Hassan – Just In Time

Best Actor in a Comedy

Shawn Faqua -Soole

Deyemi Okanlawon – Omo Ghetto: The Saga

Gideon Okeke -Loving Rona

Samuel Perry ‘Broda Shaggi’ – Dwindle

Femi Adebayo – Progressive Tailor’s Club

Williams Uchemba -Dear Affy

Timini Egbuson -Ponzi

Best Supporting Actor (Movie or TV Series)

Bucci Franklin – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story

Odunlade Adekola -Jankariwo

Eric Roberts – A Soldier’s Story

Adjetey Anang – Gold Coast Lounge

Amina – Magaji Mijinyawa

Yemi Blaq -The New Normal

Tope Tedela -Country Hard

Best Supporting Actress (Movie or TV Series)

Bisola Aiyeola -Sugar Rush

Mercy Johnson Okojie -The New Normal

Mumbi Maina -La Femme Anjola

Enado Odigie – The New Normal

Omowunmi Dada -Country Hard

Clarion Chukwurah -Amina

Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha – Omo Ghetto: The Saga

Best Online Content Creator

Mr Macaroni

Tee Kuro

Bukunmi Adeaga-Ilori

Oga Sabinus

Jacqueline Suowari

Eden Victor


Best Short Film or Online Video

Something About Zee


Ounje Ale




I am the prostitute mama described

Best Actor in a Drama

Stan Nze – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story

Uzee Usman – Voiceless

Gabriel Afolayan – For Maria Ebun Pataki

Femi Jacobs – Introducing the Kujus

Efa Iwara – This Lady Called Life

Enyinna Nwigwe – Dear Affy

Timini Egbuson – Introducing the Kujus

Best Actress in a Drama

Asabe Madaki – Voiceless

Osas Ighodaro – Rattlesnake

Meg Otanwa – For Maria Ebun Pataki

Bisola Aiyeola -This Lady Called Life

Nancy Isime – Superstar

Genoveva Umeh – A Tune Away

Kehinde Bankole – Dear Affy

Best Movie (Southern Africa)


Black Dollar

Paul S. Wilo

Veza The Unfolding

Best Movie (East Africa)

The Girl In The Yellow Jumpe

A Grand Little Lie

My Husband’s Wife

Just In Time

Ugonwa Wa Kifo

Beautiful Ashes

Best Movie West Africa

Tainted Canvas

Collision Course



Omo Ghetto

Breaded Life

Nneka The Pretty Serpent

Best TV Series (Drama or Comedy)

The Mystic River

The Smart Money Woman

Rumour Has It (S3)

My Name Is A-Zed


Jenifa’s Diary

Best Cinematographer

Muhammed Attah Ahmed – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story

James Amuta – Collision Course

Peter Kreil, Wale Adebayo, Samuel Jonathan, Moruf Fadaro – Amina

Samuel Jonathan, Moruf Fadaro – The Mystic River

John Njaga Demps – Nneka The Pretty Serpent

Victoria Mbogo – Just in Time

Best Lighting Design

Stanley Idegbu Okechukwu – Amina

Yemi Awoponle – The Mystic River

Mathew Yusuf – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story

Jaco Strauss – The White Line

Godwin Lawani – Light In The Dark

Mathew Yusuf – Nneka The Pretty Serpent

Fei Mustafa – Dear Affy

Best Makeup

Gift Ameh – Voiceless

Dagogo Diminas, Gabriel Okorie Gabazzini – Amina

Balogun Abiodun – Omo Ghetto: The Saga

Ugochinyere Ihendi – Nneka The Pretty Serpent

Adewunmi Fatai, Ayobami Abolarin – Peregun

Carina Ojoko -Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story

Abiola Popoola – La Femme Anjola

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