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Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ listed among 21st century books by women

Chimamanda Adichie’s novel, Americanah, has been recognised as one of 15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way fiction was being written and read in the 21st century.”

Funmi Ilori hits the road with Nigeria’s first mobile library

Funmi Ilori once had a dream about creating the biggest library in Africa. Now she drives vans packed with books to poor areas of Lagos to help children discover a love of reading.

Outrage after French journalist asks Chimamanda Adichie if there’re bookshops in Nigeria

“Are there bookshops in Nigeria?” The question posed by a French journalist last week incensed acclaimed Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Chimamanda disowns pro-Biafra articles

Literary icon, Chimamanda Adichie, has disavowed some write-ups attributed to her in which she purportedly supported the current Biafran agitation.

Chimamanda Adichie bags award in UK

Ms Chimamanda Adichie, the young Nigerian accomplished writer and author has been honoured with the ‘Doctor of Letters’ degree at the University of Edinburgh Scotland, United Kingdom.

The German cultural centre in Nigeria welcomes new director

Goethe-Institut Lagos, the German cultural centre in Nigeria, welcomes a new director, Friederike Möschel, to its Lagos City Hall offices.


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Six herdsmen caught destroying farmland in Benue – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has released a statement saying six herdsmen were arrested destroying a farmland in Benue State.

Mauritius celebrates 50 years of independence

The island nation of Mauritius celebrated its 50th year of independence Monday with fireworks and entertainment, just days after a financial scandal forced its president to announce plans to resign.

ERA/FoEN: Upward review of excise duty on Tobacco commendable

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the federal government over the increase of excise duty on tobacco products in the newly- approved amendment of excise duty rates which also affects alcohol.

2019: Ex-Imo SSG Jude Ejiogu joins guber race

Former Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Sir Jude Ejiogu, has declared his interest to run for the number one seat in the state, describing himself as the best candidate for the position.

Dapchi: President Buhari’s visit renewed our hopes – parents

Some parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Dapchi had given them more assurance of rescuing the girls safely.