Tag: Chimamanda Adichie

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Isime EseneMarch 9, 2015

Chimamanda Adichie, Joy Isi Bewaji, Tola Sarumi… look who else made the #YNaijaPowerList for Arts & Culture

by Wilfred Okiche   As the annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its 4th year, we bring you the most influential young Nigerians ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 5, 2015

Closet diaries: See what Chimamanda Adichie has been wearing for the past 4 days

by Chinwe Okafor Chimamanda Adichie is the Vogue UK’s feature for the March edition of the popular ‘Closet Diaries’ series. ...

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Isime EseneMarch 4, 2015

Noble Igwe, Elnathan John, Falz the Bahd Guy… look who else made the #YNaijaPowerList for social media

by Wilfred Okiche As the annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its 4th year, we bring you the most influential young Nigerians under ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 18, 2015

Tales of a wandering mind: How Chimamanda Adichie’s depression story inspired me (Part 1)

by Dotun Thompson Even the people perceived to be the strongest; They all fight their wars. Some wars are fought ...

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Isime EseneFebruary 10, 2015

10 things we learnt from Chimamanda Adiche’s article on ‘The Atlantic’

by Kolapo Olapoju Nigerian author of ‘Americanah’, Chimamanda Adichie, wrote an article about the Nigerian presidential elections and the recent ...

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SolaFebruary 2, 2015

Chimamanda Adichie talks poor state of ‘light’ in Nigeria (READ)

by Chimamanda Adichie – Article written by award-winning writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, first published on the New York Times. We call ...

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Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2015

The UK Guardian takes down Chimamanda Adichie depression story – explains why

by Isi Esene The UK Guardian has removed a story published earlier today purportedly written by renowned author and novelist, ...

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Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2015

The inspiring Chimamanda writes about battling depression: “I cry often”

– Editor’s note: Our partner, the UK Guardian has taken down this story.

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Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

Keside Anosike profiles Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Shoes, magic & the truth – A Chimamanda you don’t know (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014 Nominee)

by Keside Anosike “Home is where my best shoes are”, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie stated in an interview with the world’s ...

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Isime EseneAugust 11, 2014

Review: Here is the problem with the ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ film

by Wilfred Okiche   The film event of the year in these parts isn’t going to be Marvel’s latest money ...

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July 23, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Malala, Levick and Chimamanda Adichie’s Vision! (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun “Bring back the girls” She told the king “Yes ma” He replied 1.She was But a little ...

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July 20, 2014

Chimamanda Adichie: The miraculous deliverance of Oga Jonathan

by Chimamanda Adichie “From Borno we go to Yobe. I want to meet the families of the boys who were ...

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July 19, 2014

Rudolf Okonkwo: Adichie, Omotola and the attack of killer feminists

by Rudolf Okonkwo For these killer feminists, there is no way to be angry about women’s plight without showing angst ...

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May 4, 2014

Chimamanda Adichie: The president I want

by Chimamanda Adichie I want President Jonathan to be consumed, utterly consumed, by the state of insecurity in Nigeria. I ...

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April 29, 2014

Opinion: Frank thoughts on the non-certification of Half of a Yellow Sun movie in Nigeria

by Henry Onyema The physical shooting ended in 1970 but the war continues by other means. I should be proven ...

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April 19, 2014

Commentary: Sex, nudity and Half of a Yellow Sun

by Samuel Olatunji By now you probably have heard of Half of a Yellow Sun, but no one has told ...

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March 21, 2014

Chimamanda (of course), Ojoma Ochai, Lydia Idakula, Lala Akindoju & others! See the 10 most powerful people in Nigeria’s arts (and culture) scene – #YNaijaPowerList

by Isi Esene Nigeria’s art scene is thriving despite long-term neglect, and that’s a miracle. We present the 10 most ...

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March 10, 2014

Uduak Oduok: No Ma’am, Chimamanda Adichie’s use of “F__k you” on TV is NOT free speech

by Uduak Oduok Let’s separate the two issues. The choice of language is not the issue. The appropriate forum for ...

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March 9, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I did not give Chimamanda permission to use my lyrics” – Obiwon

by Wilfred Okiche Obiora Nwokolobia-Agu, the singer better known as Obiwon recently released his third album ‘Gold water’. He stopped by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2014

That thing around its neck: Is ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ the biggest flop of 2013? (YNaija Long Read)

by Wilfred Okiche One of the surest things on the planet at the moment? Come Thursday next week, when all ...

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January 11, 2014

Tobe Osigwe: Deconstructing Chimamanda Adichie and her sense of poetic justice

by Tobe Osigwe Is she directly or indirectly proposing that all unhappy couples should divorce their spouse to marry their ...

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January 8, 2014

SNAPSHOT: Ladies, would you rock this hairstyle on Chimamanda Adichie?

by Oke Efagene   Author, Chimamanda Adichie, alongside Nigerian Internet entrepreneur, Jason Njoku, was in the studio for an interview ...

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January 5, 2014

Boss ladies! Linda Ikeji, Yvonne Nelson, Chimamanda Adichie, others named among ‘Top 10 African Women of 2013’

by Tutu Akinlabi Blogger, Linda Ikeji has repeatedly said that 2013 was a good year for her, and now we ...

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December 23, 2013

D’banj & Onyeka Onwenu to record official soundtrack for Chimamanda Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun

by Chisom Ukaegbu International entertainer, D’banj a.k.a Kokomaster and music veteran, Onyeka Onwenu have been penned down as the artistes ...

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December 18, 2013

Why I featured Chimamanda Adichie on my album – Beyonce opens up (WATCH)

by Oke Efagene American hit maker and multiple award-winning singer, Beyonce, who released a surprise self-titled album last week, has ...

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December 13, 2013

Singer, Beyonce features writer Chimamanda Adichie in ‘***Flawless’ (READ, WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo The much anticipated fifth album of Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s solo career is finally out. The self -titled album ...

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September 9, 2013

Why we love Genny: Nollywood sweetheart, Genevieve Nnaji looks divine in white for movie premiere (PHOTOS)

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Ever the diva, Genevieve Nnaji has shown that she can look hot in any colour, even ...

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July 17, 2013

Chimamanda Adichie wins American prize

by Oge Okonkwo Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s third novel AMERICANAH has been awarded the 2013 Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for fiction. ...

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July 16, 2013

SK Johnson on Chimamanda Adichie, her ‘boys’ and the Caine Prize

  I’m not even sure why I’m typing this because there have been a flurry of blog posts and articles ...

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July 16, 2013

Behold Africa’s future! Ashish J. Thakkar, Peter & Paul ‘Psquare’ Okoye, 8 others make The Future Awards Africa Young Person of the Year list

by Isi Esene The Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa has unveiled the long list for the ...

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