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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Breaks Silence On #EndSARS: ‘Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens’

Critically acclaimed Nigerian writer and feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has broken her silence on the recent killings and violence towards anti-police brutality demonstrations across the country. Adichie who is still mourning her father’s death, took a break to publish a heartful column in The New York Times and Guardian Nigeria. In the article tagged, ‘Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens’, the…

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Lupita Nyong’o’s Adaptation Of “Americanah” Has Been Reportedly Cancelled

In case you missed it, Lupita Nyong’o‘s long-awaited adaptation of Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been scrapped by HBO Max. According to Variety, the series planned to start shooting earlier this year but was set back by the coronavirus pandemic. This, however, forced Nyong’o to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts. The show received a ten-episode straight-to-series order at the streamer in…

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This Video Of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Praising Her Daughter Is Guaranteed To Make You Smile

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has shared a rare adorable video of her never-before-seen daughter and our hearts can’t take it. The critically acclaimed author who has been entertaining her followers by reading passages from her novel is still reeling from the loss of her dad and we’re glad to see her smiling even amid her personal struggles. She apparently loves to shower…

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Nigerian Writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Loses 88-Year-Old Father

Professor James Nwoye Adichie, the father of renowned Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has passed away, according to reports from PM News. The news outlet said a family source disclosed that the 88-year-old man died on Wednesday night in Awka, Anambra State. Before his death, he was said to have been admitted at the Chira Memorial Hospital in Awkuzu,…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Commends John Boyega After His Viral #BlackLivesMatter Protest Speech

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has reached out to Star Wars actor, John Boyega via social media after watching him deliver a stirring speech and standing up for what he believes in at the London ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Hyde Park yesterday. The award-winning acclaimed author says watching him speak at the rally broke her heart and made her cry in a…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Reveals Why She’s ‘Delaying’ American Citizenship In New Interview

Critically acclaimed writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is opening up on her reason for long refusing American citizenship and trust us when we say it is very much relatable and hilarious at the same time. The award-winning feminist, in a recent interview with The Africa Report shared exactly why she’s been taking her time while discussing colonialism, feminism…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Debunks Anne Giwa Amu’s Accusations Of Plagiarism

Critically acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has debunked the claims of UK-based Nigerian writer Anne Giwa-Amu that she plagiarized bits of her best selling work, “Half of a Yellow Sun”  from her own book “Sade. United we stand.” In a video shared via YouTube, Anne had called out the award-winning storyteller along with iconic writer…

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Nigerian Designer Recreates Chimamanda And Lupita’s Entire Outfits In Celebration Of International Women’s Day

Funke Mapaderun, a Nigerian fashion designer based in the US has melted hearts of many after recreating the looks award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and famous Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wore during their appearance in Lagos together. The two ladies had rocked stylish jumpsuits designed by talented Nigerian designer Imad Eduso which inspired the Funke. “In…

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Folorunsho Alakija, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And More Make Forbes Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women List

​Forbes Africa’s has released its first-ever compilation of 50 Most Powerful Women in the continent and among them are ten Nigerians. This Pan-African list which was published in the March 2020 issue of the magazine outlined those who have been leading ideas and industries while purposefully contributing to nation-building and positively impacting the lives around…

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