Winners have emerged at the 2018 Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA), held at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos.
Artistry Media, which consists of Baridakara Nwilene, Alfa Faruk Umar and Joshua Tostso, has won a $5,000 film project grant from the Lagos Film Academy.
The three young and aspiring filmmakers were selected by the Lagos Film Academy for the grant in the third Film for Life competition.
The three members of Artistry Media will have the opportunity to make a short film directed at impacting social change with focus on the upcoming 2019 general elections in Nigeria.
For the 2018 edition of the 9Mobile Photography Competition, with the theme, “9ja: My Grind, My Hustle”, Christiana Obafemi has emerged as the winner with her image titled, “My Passion, My Strength.”
At the prize presentation, which was held recently at Banana Island, Ikoyi, Christiana Obafemi receives a canon camera for her emergence at the prize presentation ceremony in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Bambi Daniel and Ayodeji Ogunro emerged as first and second runners-up with their images titled; “Female Barber” and “The Wind” respectively.
The winner of the ‘Voters’ Choice’ category is David Gideon, for his work titled; “A Woman.” The ‘Voters’ Choice’ category was selected through a two-week online public vote which was opened to photography enthusiasts from November 5 to 19, 2018.