Popular Nigerian skit creators, Emmanuella Samuel and Ikorodu Bois have been nominated by an American pay television channel, Nickelodeon.
Emmanuella received her second nomination as she was listed in the 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
She has been nominated in the ‘Favourite African Social Star’ category which has other young African contenders such as Ikorodu Bois (Nigeria), Kenyan comedian Elsa Majimbo, South Africa’s Bonang Matheba, Uganda’s Ghetto Kids and South African magician Wian Van Den Berg.
Emmanuella was first nominated for the renowned kiddies award in 2018 alongside Nigerian pop act, Davido. The Nigerian duo however lost to Ugandan singer, Eddy Kenzo.
Ikorodu Bois, got their first nomination after getting the world’s attention via their skits which is about remaking popular music videos and films by using everyday materials.
Ikorodu Bois have made trailers of Hollywood movies such as ‘Money Heist‘, ‘Extraction’ as well as Nigerian music videos like ‘Fem‘ by Davido, ‘Ginger’ by Wizkid ft. Burna Boy, and so on.