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Diana Evans

Two Nigerian authors make 2019 women prize for fiction shortlist

Two Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite and Diana Evans, have made the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction final shortlist.
Oyinkan Braithwaite

Three Nigerians nominated for 2019 Women’s Prize for Literature

Three female Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Emezi Akwaeke and Diana Evans have been nominated for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Chimamanda Adichie wins humanitarian award

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

Genevieve Nnaji signs film deal with US agency

Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji has signed a deal with United Talent Agency (UTA) for representation in film, TV and production.
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.

Chimamanda Adichie named Harvard class day speaker

Acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been selected by the Harvard College Class of 2018 to address the graduating seniors as part of the annual Class Day celebration on May 23, the day before Harvard’s 367th Commencement.

Nigerians applaud Beyonce for honouring Fela, Chimamanda at Coachella

Some Nigerians on Twitter have applauded the American music star, Beyonce for paying tribute to Afro beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and honouring Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie.

John Boyega: My girlfriend has to be a Christian

John Boyega, British-Nigerian actor, says his girlfriend has to be a Christian.

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.

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.

3 suspects arrested N50m worth of pirated materials in Alaba

Three men suspected to be pirates of film and musical works were arrested at the popular Alaba Market in Lagos on Monday.

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Matthijs de Ligt insists his €75 million (£68m-$84m) move to Juventus was driven by personal ambition, with Cristiano Ronaldo having no influence on his decision to head for Italy.

Matthijs de Ligt denies Cristiano Ronaldo influenced €75 million Juventus move

Matthijs de Ligt insists his €75 million (£68m/$84m) move to Juventus was driven by personal ambition, with Cristiano Ronaldo having no influence on his decision to head for Italy.
William Saliba

Arsenal agree deal with Saint Etienne to sign William Saliba

Arsenal have reached an agreement in principle with Saint-Etienne to sign defender William Saliba
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Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe deserves to be governor – PDP chieftain

As the race to the Creek Haven hots up, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State, Hon. Seikapatimi Ituamokumo, has said that Mr. Timi Alaibe deserved to succeed Governor Seriake Dickson.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon: Nigerians express mixed views over Gernot Rohr’s future as Super Eagles coach

Some football enthusiasts in Awka, Anambra, on Thursday expressed mixed reactions on the future of Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, with the team.
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Janet Jackson performs in Saudi concert after Nicki Minaj pulled out

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Chris Brown were among artists who performed Thursday at a concert in Saudi Arabia that rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out of citing human rights concerns.