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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Receives FNF’s ‘Africa Freedom Prize’ For 2020

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) has awarded Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie the “Africa Freedom Prize 2020” for her award-winning works where she relentlessly addresses the central social grievances and political challenges of our time. “As one of the most important intellectual champions of women’s rights, she inspires people around the world in…

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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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My Mother Had Preachers Pray For Me Because Of My ‘Comedy Spirit’ – Steve Harvey

American comedian, television host, producer, radio personality, actor, and author, Steve Harvey, has revealed how his worried mother misunderstood his comical  talent while growing up. Speaking at one of his shows which he tweeted on Tuesday, he said his mother was bent on securing deliverance for him from whatever was his problem that she made…

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DSS Denies Arresting Nigerian Activist, Chido Onumah Over Biafran Inscribed Shirt

The news of the arrest of journalist, Chido Onumah, by men of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Sunday came as a surprise, as reports stated that the author of the book ”We Are All Biafrans” was arrested and released hours later. However, the Department of State Security Services (DSS) has denied claims that…

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Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” Toni Morrison Bows Out At 88

Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other novels, Toni Morrison has died, according to her publisher Alfred A. Knopf , she died on Monday night in New York. The literary lion whose narrative voice soared from deep tenderness to searing power in writing gave up the ghost aged 88 years old.…

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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezo Finalizes Divorce with $38bn Settlement

Three months after founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos announced a divorce settlement, a Seattle-area judge on Friday finalized their divorce with a $38 billion settlement, making her the third richest woman, Bloomberg News reported. According to the agreement, MacKenzie will receive approximately 19.7 million Amazon.com shares, equivalent to a four per…

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Toke Makinwa Put Butts On Display In Newly Released Photos, Must See!

Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger, lifestyle entrepreneur and author, Toke Makinwa has dropped some sizzling pictures for the internet to drool on. Dressed in a see-through leggings and tube bra, the beautiful Toke flawlessly slays! Branding the new pictures as “art”, the author of  the book “On Becoming” also stated that being comfortable in…

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See Nora Roberts’ Epic Response To Plagiarism Accusation By Nigeria Writer, Tomi Adeyemi

Twitter was thrown into disarray on Tuesday, November 27 after Nigerian-American novelist, Tomi Adeyemi claimed (with pictures) that the title of her ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ book was lifted off by the Iconic writer, Nora Roberts. However, some hours later, the author retracted her statement, saying that she now believes the titles were created…

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People Tend To Use Their Failures To Conclude Your Journey –Asiri Comedy

Instagram comedian and motivational speaker, Asiri Comedy who recently joined the authors club with his book, ‘Asiri: Mystery’, shared some experiences he had while writing his book as he revealed stories from his past. “Nigerians read only read what is interesting and relatable to them. I think an average Nigerian wants to read a story when…

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