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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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OB Beauty Of The Day: Award-Winning Nigerian Writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is not one to fall into society’s unrealistic standard of beauty and her latest beauty shots are prove. The talented author is rarely a makeup enthusiast but when she commits, she definitely delivers. Makeup artist Adella used mostly Lancome products to create Adichie’s natural, glowy glam. She’s wearing winged-out dark eyeliner, her subtle…

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Bolanle Olukanni Rocks An Unexpected Little Black Dress At Chimamanda And Lupita’s Event

Media personality, Bolanle Olukanni was among one of the Nigerian creatives to pop-in at Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Lupita Nyongo’os Lagos dinner at the EbonyLife Place in Victoria Island on Saturday night. The TV presenter and actress donned a sexy, ruffled organza black dress by designer Lady Beelionaire Luxury. She paired the designer piece with strappy ankle lace-up heels, black…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Hosts Lupita Nyong’o And The Nigerian Creative Industry In Lagos

On Saturday, February 22, 2020, many Nigerian creatives gathered at the Ebonylife Place in Victoria Island, Lagos to receive Oscar-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o who was being hosted by Nigerian renowned writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Lagos. The Hollywood star famous for her roles in critically-acclaimed movies such as 12 Years a Slave and Black Panther, is in Nigeria…

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