NIGERIAN COMEDIANS AND COMEDY SHOWS TO BE AWARDED BY TOP INDIGENOUS RADIO STATION NAIJA FM 102.7, ON 2017 EDITION OF “NAIJA FM COMEDY JAM AND AWARD NIGHT”- #GreenFridayNAIJA
- Seven Comedians to be announced winners from Seven Categories
- Hall of Fame award to be handed posthumously to Prominent Comedian
Nigeria’s foremost indigenous radio station; Naija FM 102.7 is set to make history again with the official announcement of the 2017 edition of the “Naija Fm Comedy Jam and Award Night”, themed #GreenFridayNaija!
The annual event is traditionally attended by a capacity crowd made up of the station’s listeners, entertainment and showbiz personalities, and Captains of Industry who take time out to enjoy performances by A-list artists.
This year’s event is scheduled for Friday the 3rd of November, 2017 at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos. The Green carpet is at 5 pm while the ceremony proper begins at 6 pm Prompt.
Guests are promised a spectacular outing with the promise of stellar music performances from Reminisce, Kcee, 9ice, Harrisong Small Doctor, Terry Apala, Mayorkyun, Cobhams Asuquo, African China, Sound Sultan, Solid Star and Jaywon amongst many others.
Rib cracking jokes, as tradition, will also be provided by Basket Mouth, Bovi, Kenny Blaq, Funnybone, Akpororo, Dan d humorous and others.
The list of Nominees for Nigeria's Most Authentic Comedy Award event is already creating a media frenzy as critics have described the category groupings as “a tight race”, considering that the competition includes all budding and established comic acts alike, vying for the coveted plaques!
For the big prize of the night, organizers say fans have also expressed excitement at the suspense of who would emerge the most sought after Comedian of the Year!
Speaking on the categories, Programmes Director for Naija FM 102.7, Osamoje “Osam” Isaac has disclosed that nominees for Online comedian of the year include; Mimicko, Emma oh my god, Woli Agba Ayo, Josh2funny, Charles Okocha, Ebiye Etinosa.
For Sitcom of the year nominees are; The Johnsons, My flatmates, Jenifa’s Diary, Hust.
Comedian of the year; Bovi, Kenny Blaq, Funnybone, Bash, Akpororo, Seyi Law.
Most promising comedian of the year; Woli Arole, Short family, E don do, Efe Warri boy, Kelvin Sapp. For Comedy actor of the Year; Bishop Ime, Chinwetalu Agu, Toyin Abraham, Helen Paul, Funke Akindele, Ada Ame, Samuel Ajibola (Spiff)
Most Fashionable Comedian of the Year: Senator, Basket Mouth, I go dye, AY, Ali Baba, Okey Bakassi, I go save. And lastly, Best Comedy Show of the Year; Bovi man on fire, Funnybone Untamed, Kenny Blaq -The Oxymoron.
According to organizers, one of the Highpoints of the night will be the presentation of the prestigious HALL OF FAME AWARD to be given “posthumous” to one of Nigeria’s prominent comedians.
Hosts for the award night will be unveiled in October.
The NaijaFM Comedy Jam and Award Night is an annual event.