Indigenous Movie Awards Holds


The first Indigenous Movie Awards (TIMA), will hold this Sunday at the Knot Centre,   Herbert Macaulay Street, Yaba, Lagos.

The event is targeted at celebrating indigenous cinematic excellence in Nigeria.

According to the organiser, Olumide, who is also a member of Directors Guild of   Nigeria (DGN), disclosed that the award will showcase the culture and heritage of   Nigeria as a country.

“This award is the first of its kind and we intend to really celebrate it in a   cultural way. It is an award that will bring together different Nigerian cultures.   For instance, we have nominees from different tribes in a way that has never been   done before, from the Yoruba, Igbo, Ibibio, Hausa, Ebira, Calabar and Kanuri, among   others,” he said.

He added that top on the list of nominees for the awards are Odunade Adekola, for   his role in Emi ni re kan laye, Muyiwa Ademola, Antar Laniyan and so many other   actors.

“All I can say is that after this award, Nollywood will take a better shape,” he   added.

NollywoodReel gathered that the event is expected to commence with red carpet by 3   p.m., while the awards proper is slated for 4 p.m.

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