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Chimamanda Adichie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Attend Edward Enninful’s Afternoon Tea Reception In Honour Of Oprah Winfrey

Over the weekend, media mogul Oprah Winfrey was hosted by Vogue Magazine’s Edward Enninful at an intimate afternoon tea reception to celebrate her role in the film A Wrinkle In Time. The event had several  stars from the fashion and film worlds in attendance. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Ava DuVernay, Steve McQueen, Reese Witherspoon and more were spotted…

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Red Carpet Fab! Lupita Nyong’o, Angelina Jolie, More Attend The #BAFTAs

Lupita Nyong’o in Elie Saab. The  2018 EE British Academy Film Awards held tonight at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (February 18) in London, England. The event was attended by several stars and you may have noticed that most of the attendees at the 2018 BAFTAs are wearing black. The fashion choice is a sign of solidarity with the Time’s…

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Chiwetel Ejiofor In Talks To Voice Scar In Disney’s ‘Lion King’

British born Nigerian Chiwetel Ejiofor, who was nominated for an Oscar for his leading role in 12 Years a Slave, is in talks to voice the character of Scar, in Disney’s live-action reimagining of its classic, The Lion King, according to THR. Jon Favreau, who directed the live-action remake of The Jungle Book, is also directing Lion King, which already has a…

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Awarded A CBE By The Duke Of Cambridge For Services To Drama

British actor/writer of Nigerian origin Chiwetel Ejiofor has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to drama by the Duke of Cambridge during an official ceremony held at Buckingham Palace in London The 38-year-old actor who played Solomon Northup in 2013 film “12 Years A Slave” was formerly awarded…

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Proud Nigerian! Watch CNN Anchor & Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Sister, Zain Asher Speak Igbo On Air

CNN Newsroom & Marketplace Africa Anchor, Zain Asher who is also a sister to actor Chiwetel Ejiofor,  was asked during an interview in Kenya if she considers herself a Nigerian and she replied, “I’m 100 per cent Nigerian”. She went ahead to back up her claim by addressing her audience in fluent Igbo. See a…

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Get Intimate & Share Steamy Kiss With Nicole Kidman

Chiwetel Ejiofor gets intimate with her co-star Nicole Kidman while filming a scene for their upcoming movie ‘The Secret in Their Eyes’ on Wednesday evening (February 11) in Los Angeles. The pair embraced and kissed while filming the scene after seeing Nigerian-British actor Chiwetel’s car on fire. The Secret in Their Eyes is about “an…

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“Lupita Nyong’o’s Adaptation Of ‘Americanah’ Is Not A Measure Of Success For Me” – Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda grants a rather blunt interview to American Vogue. We simply can’t get enough of award-winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie! From winning the Orange Prize to having international pop star, Beyonce ask to (and if fact use) sample her TED Talk on feminism for her song titled, “Flawless” to being profiled as “the most prominent”, Chimamanda…

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“We Did Not Ban ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’” –Head NFVCB Affirms

Sigh of relief. “Half Of A Yellow Sun” isn’t ‘grounded’ afterall Mr.Caesar Kagho, Acting Head and Corporate Affairs of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) on Wednesday refuted claims that the adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book into a movie (of same title), “Half Of A Yellow Sun”had been banned. In a statement…

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