Tag: Lupita Nyong’o

Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2021

Lupita Nyong’o’s children book ‘Sulwe’ is coming to Netflix as an animated musical

Released in 2019, Lupita Nyong’o’s children’s Sulwe was well-received and broadened her creative streak from being an actress. A #1 ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 29, 2019

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi profiles Chimamanda Adichie: A cultural icon | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year Nominee 2019

In late 2019, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie announced she was moving the Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop from Lagos to Awka ...

Bernard DayoOctober 25, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: NYSC members will be paid the new minimum wage

Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will be enjoying the new minimum wage like other workers across the country as ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 20, 2019

Will ‘Americanah’ be another Hollywood flop in portraying its Nigerian characters?

In 2014, about a year after it was published, Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s third novel which won the National Book ...

Bernard DayoMay 17, 2019

Lupita Nyong’o’s brilliant performances in ”Us” has received nominations for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Let me say one thing: Lupita Nyong’o‘s performance in Jordan Peele‘s horror movie Us was brilliant. And she should get ...

Bernard DayoMay 5, 2019

Lupita Nyong’o is set to star in a sci-fi comedy from Universal and we are here for it

Lupita Nyong’o is one of the biggest Hollywood stars right, having just starred in the Jordan Peele horror feature Us ...

Wilfred OkicheApril 11, 2019

Art imitates life in Ifeanyi Dike Jr.s stunning career

Ifeanyi Dike Jr. has come a long way from his days shuttling between Igbinedion University, Okada and Lagos to audition ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 1, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 1st of April

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     Nigerians on Twitter are campaigning again on #EndSARS after ...

Chinedu OkaforApril 1, 2019

Black female power houses Lupita Nyong’o and Chimamanda Adiche team up for dream project

It seems that Hollywood can’t seem to get enough of Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Adichie. In 2013, Adiche’s best seller, Half ...

Bernard DayoApril 1, 2019

The Power of Two: Lupita Nyong’o’s Performance is the Life force in ‘Us’

Lupita Nyong’o has never starred in a horror movie before Us, the Jordan Peele second horror feature since Get Out ...

Bernard DayoMarch 11, 2019

Upcoming zombie comedy ”Little Monsters” proves that we are living in the year of Lupita Nyong’o

We are living in the year of Lupita Nyong’o, take it or leave it. Nyong’o’s return to the screens since ...

Bernard DayoMarch 8, 2019

Lupita Nyong’o is now the fifth black woman to be on the cover of horror magazine Fangoria

Lupita Nyongo’s career has accelerated since starring in Marvel’s Black Panther. In short, she’s everywhere, from getting linked to other ...

Bernard DayoMarch 3, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Lupita Nyong’o rumoured to be the next Bond Girl; New trailer for ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ released | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

Bernard DayoDecember 28, 2018

The trailer for Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ is scary and terrifying, and this is a reminder that the horror genre in Nollywood is still dead

On Christmas day, Jordan Peele released the trailer for Us, a post-Get Out horror film that drove the internet into ...

Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2018

Lupita Nyong’o, Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott: This is how you should make a “Charlie’s Angel” reboot

Even though it’s a rumoured casting, and that Lupita Nyongo, Kristen Stewart, and Naomi Scott are still in early talks ...

Bernard DayoMay 10, 2018

Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke might just be in Jordan Peele’s next horror movie “Us”

Ready for a new Jordan Peele horror movie? I can definitely say that I am! Since directing the phenomenal, horror-satire ...

Bernard DayoMay 3, 2018

Lupita Nyong’o to join Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz and more in “355,” the spy thriller of our dreams

I love a good spy film and Hollywood has given us the funny Spy and the stylish The Man from ...

Bernard DayoMay 2, 2018

Lupita Nyong’o will be playing an assassin in John Woo’s remake of “The Killer

Can we give Lupita an award already!? She has been in three of the top ten grossing films of all ...

Bernard DayoMarch 3, 2018

[The Film Blog] We didn’t know we needed “The Woman King” starring Lupita Nyong’o and Viola Davis until now

Our universe has been blessed with the pop-cultural gift that is Black Panther. And now one of the movie’s biggest stars ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 24, 2018

[The Film Blog] “Black Panther” is Black Superhero Cinema at its best

At the time of writing this review, I was deeply conflicted about Black Panther and its representation issues. Don’t get ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2018

[The Film Blog] Lupita Nyong’o to Star in Trevor Noah’s Biopic “Born a Crime”

Looks like our Black Panther stars aren’t resting their oars after their huge Marvel cinematic universe debut. After breaking the ...

ToluJanuary 19, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: We will all be reading Lupita Nyong’o’s children’s book, Sulwe | More stories

Here’s a quick update of everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept. Nollywood filmmaker ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 20, 2017

Lupita Nyong’o comes forward with sexual allegations against Harvey Weinstein

Joining the strings of actresses to come forward and give account of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual onslaught is Oscar-winning actress, Lupita ...

ToluMay 24, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Ariana Grande arrived the US in tears after terror attack on her concert, Nicki Minaj and Nas are dating? | More stories

These are some of the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

ToluFebruary 3, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Funke Akindele, Yemi Alade nominated for Kid’s Choice Awards, Beyonce to perform at Grammys | More stories

Missed out on the biggest entertainment stories yesterday? Why not let us help you catch up on those, and others ...

RoqeebahJanuary 29, 2017

Serena Williams, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Stone and every woman in the world is a winner | We have our top 10 photos from the past week to show

It has been a long week but all you need to know about it has been condensed into these ten ...

Oreoluwa PetersMarch 9, 2016

Will Smith, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o earn MTV Movie Awards 2016 nominations (Full List)

The nominations for the this year’s MTV movie awards have been announced. Unlike the 2016 Oscars, diversity was well written ...

SolaMarch 5, 2015

Artiste, JJC says Genevieve is actually D’banj’s ex

by Anike Jacobs Artiste, JJC has spilled the tea on D’banj and Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘relationship’. D’banj hasn’t said a word ...

Noble EzealaFebruary 26, 2015

Lupita Nyong’o robbed of her $150,000 Oscars dress

by Noble Ezeala Lupita Nyong’o is one pissed off actress right now. TMZ reports that the Oscar winner was robbed of ...

SolaFebruary 23, 2015

See the full list of winners at the 2015 Academy Awards

by Oluwapelumi Oyetimein The 87th Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars have finally come and gone. There were several ...

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