Peace Anyiam-Osigwe MFR, previously Peace Anyiam-Fiberesima, born March 30, 1969, was a Nigerian filmmaker and entertainment executive. She was the creator of the critically acclaimed Africa Movie Academy Awards.
|Full Name:||Peace Anyiam-Osigwe MFR|
|Date of Birth:||March 30, 1969|
|Place of Birth:||Imo State|
|State of Origin:||Imo State|
|Net Worth:||Not Revealed|
Early Life and Education
On March 30, Anyiam-Osigwe was born. She is descended from the illustrious Imo State dynasty of Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe from Nkwerre.
Within an eight-child household, she is the only girl. She graduated with a double major in political science and law from Oxford Brookes University.
The Africa Film Academy, an organization that has governed the film awards since 2005, was established by Anyiam-Osigwe.
One of the most prestigious honors given to Africans working in the film industry is said to be presented at the occasion. She left her position as CEO of the AMAAs after the 10th edition.
She started the AfricaOne project in 2015 to recognize Africans who work in the entertainment sector.
She became The Association of Movie Producers’ National President in 2020. She succeeded Mr. Ralph Nwadike as the seventh person to hold that position as a result.
The 100 Films initiative was started by Anyiam Osigwe with the intention of raising the caliber of films made in Nigeria.
Through seminars and trainings, she aimed to increase the capacity of the nation’s film producers.
Poet Anyiam-Osigwe wrote several works of poetry. She had written three books. Alana Herro characterized poetry as one of the ways she expresses her vision and comprehension of the world around her in an interview.
She published a journal called Clicks before enrolling in college; it was created especially for the black community in England. Her writings are heavily focused on advocacy issues.
With her discussion program Piece off my mind, Anyiam-Osigwe launched her career in television. The program focuses on viewers’ reactions to social issues that aren’t frequently covered by mainstream media.
The focus of her talk program was advocating for people who society typically ignores or pays little attention to.
She listed her interests in cinema and television as the African caste system, child trafficking, and women’s equality.
Anyiam-Osigwe was in charge of managing P-Square in the beginning of their career as a music duet. She claimed to speak for Somkele Iyamah in 2016.
Peace Anyiam-Osigwe Net Worth
Peace Anyiam-Osigwe was a Nigerian filmmaker and entertainment executive although her net worth wasn’t estimated.
The coordinator general of the Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation, a nonprofit that gives back to Nigerian society, was her brother Michael, passed away in 2014.
He also served as general consul of Malawi in Nigeria and as director of the Africa Institute for Leadership Research and Development.
The then-president Olusegun Obasanjo awarded her mother, Dorothy Chinyere Anyiam-Osigwe, the Officer of the Order of the Niger honor for her humanitarian work in Nigeria. She and her husband are no longer married.
At the age of 54, Anyiam-Osigwe passed away at St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos on January 9, 2023.