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Half of a Yellow Sun

9 Aug 2022
Biyi Bandele, the director of the famed movie adaptation "Half of a Yellow Sun," reportedly passed away at age 54. His death was announced in a statement signed by his daughter Temi Bandele. The statement reads, "I am heartbroken to share the sudden and unexpected death on Sunday 7th of August in Lagos of my…
5 Jan 2021
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu at the Bounce Radio Live studio for an extensive conversation on the BlackBox Interview. Over the course of their three-hour chat which premiered on New Year’s and January 3, 2021, respectively, the pair touched on Adichie's literary work; devotion to the arts; Catholicism; feminism, and Nigeria as…
12 Nov 2020
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun. The public chose Chimamanda’s novel over a stellar-line up including Zadie Smith, the late Andrea Levy, Lionel Shriver, Rose Tremain and Maggie O’Farrell, amongst others (a full list is available here). This one-off…
17 Mar 2020
Award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has denied claims of plagiarism made against her by another writer Anne Giwa-Amu. In a Youtube video published on March 14, Giwa-Amu accused Adichie of copying a novel “Sade” which was published in 1996 for her critically acclaimed 2006 novel “Half of a Yellow Sun”. Giwa-Amu, who is mixed…
15 Dec 2018
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie needs little or no introduction. The famous Nigerian novelist and gender equality advocate, whose works are...
11 Nov 2018
“No respect! I don’t get no respect!” Depending on your age and pop culture awareness, you credit that line to either comedian American Rodney Dangerfield...
30 Sep 2018
Acclaimed author of Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun, Americanah, and The Thing Around Your Neck, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie...
15 Apr 2018
If you've been keeping up with the news and social media posts for the past few weeks, you may have come across John Boyega having fun on his visit to Nigeria. The movie star is popular for his roles in the Star Wars franchise, the recently-released Pacific Rim: Uprising and the movie adaptation of best-selling…
24 Apr 2017
“Nigerian Prince”, a proposed movie on email scammers, has won a one million dollar AT&T grant at the Tribeca Film Festival.


The Kaduna State government has denied that less than 12 hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner in last Saturday’s governorship election, the state government declared a 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura local councils with immediate effect.
A non-partisan organisation for women in Nigeria, Women in Politics Forum (WIPF), has decried delay in the announcement of the governorship election results in Adamawa State, alleging that the results are being manipulated and mandate about to be stolen in a broad daylight.
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Troops of 152 Battalion, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have arrested a repentant Boko Haram terrorist in Banki, Borno State.
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Kwara State Governor AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq, yesterday, led a delegation of victorious All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates to the palace of Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, on a thank-you visit for his continued support and prayers.
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Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Beatrice, his wife, Sonia, their daughter and Dr Obinna Obeta, will have to endure at least another day of tense waiting till today to know the outcome of their ongoing conspiracy to facilitate and arrange travel with the aim of exploitation trial.