The Nigeria Comedy Awards (NCA) has released the list of nominees for the 2023 edition of the event which aims to honour the outstanding achievements in Nigeria’s robust comedy industry.
The full list available on NCA’s official social media shows that the nominees include Basketmouth, Mercy Johnson, Tomama, Broda Shaggi, Real Warri Pikin, Kenny Blaq, Taaooma, Sabinus, Battle on Bukka Street, Mr Macaroni, Bovi, My Flatmates, Helen Paul, Passport, Ajebo, Success, Jude OC, Bimbo Ademoye ,Yaw, Kirikiru, Powski, Solomon VI, Dada Adekola, The Johnsons, Josh2Funny, Charles Inojie, and other people and works which have made great impact in Nigeria’s Comedy Industry cutting across Stand-up Comedy, TV Series, Radio, Online Skits, Movies, Actors, Animation, and other areas.
According to Wole Adenuga, co-executive producer, Nigeria Comedy Awards, “As the event draws nearer, we are well-aware of the high level of anticipation by nominees, as well as their fans across Nigeria and worldwide. We are working intensively with Indomie Noodles, Airtel, Malta Guinness, Peak Milk, Fanta, and other brands who have partnered with us to make the event a great success. One of the highlights of the night would be the ‘Revelation of the Year’ Category which has Layi Wasabi and Soso as nominees, with the winner receiving a cash prize of N1,000,000 in addition to the plaque which other winners would be receiving”.
The maiden edition of Nigeria Comedy Awards is taking place on Sunday 24th September 2023, at Eko Conference Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State; to be attended by 1,000 people, and later watched by millions across the world on wapTV (DStv 262, StarTimes 116, GOtv 129, FreeTV 751, and Play 275); with massive media support from Filmhouse Cinemas, AIT Network, Royal Roots TV, Pop Central, African Movie Channel, Rave TV, Royal Roots Cinemas, Smooth 98.1FM, Goldmyne TV, Kennis 104.1FM, Royal Roots 107.1FM, and other media organisations.