Kannywood Awards

Kannywood Awards is an annual film event presented by Kannywood Guild of Actors honouring outstanding achievement in the Kannywood Movie Industry. It was first held in 2014, in Kano State. The 2015 Kannywood Awards, honouring movies of 2014, was held at NAF Conference Center, Abuja, FCT, on January 31, 2015. Emir of Gumel from Jigawa State, Ahmad Muhammad Sani[1] was the chief host.

Kannywood Awards
Current: 2015 Kannywood Awards
Awarded forOutstanding Achievement in Kannywood
Presented byMTN Nigeria
First awarded2014



As of 2014, Kannywood Awards have approximately 21 categories which are listed below.[2]


  1. ^ "Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: Kannywood Awards: When MTN Celebrates the Northern Stars".
  2. ^ "Kannywood Awards 2015: Full List of Winners". Archived from the original on 2015-08-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)