Chimamanda to receive 16th honourary Ph.D from the Catholic University Of Louvain, Belgium

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will receive an honourary doctorate degree from the Catholic University of Louvain on April 28th, 2022. The ceremony will take place at the main campus in Louvain-la-Neuve, located 20 kilometers from Brussels. Founded by Pope Martin V…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reads from “Notes on Grief” in Lagos

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie held a book reading session for her new book, Notes on Grief Saturday, January 15 at Alliance Française, Mike Adenuga Centre in Lagos in an event she organised in conjunction with her publishers, Narrative Landscape Press Limited.…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reads from “Notes on Grief” in Lagos January 15

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will read from her new book Notes on Grief in a sold out event Saturday, January 15 in Lagos.  According to Narrative Landscape Press, “In a first event of 2022, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is home to meet…

*Suspected drug addict beats father to death in Kogi (Guardian)*Lagos Assembly passes VAT, open grazing bills (Punch)

Suspected drug addict beats father to death in Kogi (Guardian) A 21-year-old suspected drug addict, identified as Muhammed Yusuf, has allegedly committed patricide by beating his septuagenarian father, Alhaji Ibrahim Yusuf, to death. The suspect was said to have been…

Mace Books and Treasure Books release 2nd edition of “Camouflage: Best Of Contemporary Writing From Nigeria”

Mace Books Associates Limited, Lagos and Treasure Books Limited, Yenagoa, released the revised edition of Camouflage: Best of Contemporary Writing from Nigeria, edited by Nduka Otiono and Odoh Diego Okenyodo.  According to a statement, the anthology, which serves as a…

Chimamanda prays for Obi; hails his compassion, circumspection, honesty

Famous novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has prayed for the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, praising him “for your compassion and your circumspection, for your honesty and your humour.” Describing…

Obi makes case for greater opportunities for women on International Women’s Day

The 2019 Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has called for more opportunities for the women in society, while encouraging them to aspire for greater heights in life. Obi made this call in his…

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie loses mum

Mrs Grace Ifeoma Adichie (nee Odigwe), the mother of renowned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is dead. She was 78 years old. Mrs Adichie died suddenly on Monday, March 1, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State. “It was very sudden and…

*Passengers throng Lagos Airport (Nation)*Smugglers: Hoodlums attack, injure Customs officers at FOU Zone “A” (Guardian)

Passengers throng Lagos Airport (Nation) Hundreds of passengers thronged the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Monday to secure seats to travel to their various destinations. But, it was not a pleasant experience as they had to pay between N60,…

*Lekki shooting: Two men ask court to disband Lagos Judicial Panel (Nation)*Lagos command tries 81 policemen, dismisses 10 for murder, corruption (Punch)

Lekki shooting: Two men ask court to disband Lagos Judicial Panel (Nation) Two men have asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to disband the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses in Lagos State…

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