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Chimamanda Adichie to moderate Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’

Nigeria’s Chimamanda Adichie will moderate a conversation with former U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama, on her new memoir “Becoming”.

Chimamanda Adichie wins humanitarian award

Chimamanda Adichie, the Nigerian author, has been conferred with a humanitarian award at the 2018 Action Against Hunger Gala.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie: Melania Trump is a racist

Acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie has described United States First Lady Melania Trump as racist.

Chimamanda Adichie announces 11th edition of creative writing workshop

Chimamanda Adichie, an award-winning Nigerian writer, has announced the return of her annual creative writing workshop.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie: What I find disgusting about bride price

Chimamanda Adichie, an award-winning Nigerian author, says she finds the idea of bride price “disgusting” because it has been commercialised in most cultures.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie: Why men have a higher rate of dying by suicide

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, an award-winning Nigerian author, says men have a higher rate of dying by suicide as opposed to women.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Nigerian authors nominated for an alternative Nobel Prize

Two Nigerian writers Chimamanda Adichie and Nnedi Okorafor have been nominated for an alternative Nobel Prize for Literature.
4 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives an honorary degree during the 2018 commencement ceremony of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Chimamanda Adichie bags another degree

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has counselled students of secondary and tertiary institutions to shun the craze for celebration of birthdays and similar social events now and concentrate on their studies

Peter Obi marks birthday with students, warns against lavish celebrations

The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has counselled students of secondary and tertiary institutions to shun the craze for celebration of birthdays and similar social events now and concentrate on their studies.
US President Barack Obama arrives to speak at Safaricom Indoor Arena in Nairobi on July 26, 2015, during a two-day landmark visit to Kenya. Saul Loeb — AFP — Getty Images

Barack Obama recommends Chinua Achebe, Chimamanda Adichie books for summer reading list

Former U.S. President Barack Obama has recommended Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah among six books for the 2018 Summer reading list.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie: I’m sorry for men because they can’t have babies

Celebrated Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has said that she feels sorry for men because they can’t have the experience of giving birth.

Chimamanda Adichie wins 2018 PEN Pinter Prize

A Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie, is the winner of the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize.

Chimamanda Adichie: Women don’t need preferential treatment

Renowned Nigerian author and feminist, Chimamanda Adichie, has expressed her misgivings over some preferential treatments given to women.

The Nigeria of our daydream

“Oga, this title is too long for me o,” he said and laughed again. On other occasions, he would joke that when he was born, there were no more names to give to children so they decided to be repeating names, hence “Imam Imam”.

Chimamanda Adichie: I stand by my question to Hillary Clinton

Award-winning author Chimamanda Adichie says she stands by the question she posed to Hillary Clinton over her Twitter bio.

Chimamanda Adichie: How powerful media man sexually assaulted me

Celebrated Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, has revealed that she was sexually assaulted by “a powerful man in the media” when she was 17.
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Video: How I was sexually assaulted at 17 – Chimamanda Adichie

Awarding winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, joined the #MeToo movement as she shared the story of her sexual assault at age 17.

Global partners to announce new commitments towards ending malaria

Heads of States, global business leaders, philanthropists, scientists and civil society are convening in London, United Kingdom, to announce new and expanded commitments towards ending malaria.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.

Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
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Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.