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Why I Think Genevieve Nnaji Is Just Half Of A Yellow Sun

Just like Beyoncé, I think Genevieve Nnaji is one Nigerian celebrity that enjoys the status of some sort of deity and should be criticized with caution, as she often has loyal fans waiting to slay anybody that dares to disparage her with the ferocity reminiscent of the Beyhive. Let me ...

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I HAD A DREAM . . . THAT I KILLED A FRIEND

“Uh, sir?” I stir. “Sir…” I blink my eyes open to look into the face of a Caucasian woman. Her thinly-lashed grey eyes are staring back at me with mild interest, the kind co-travelers give each other when they realize they are about to endure a flight next to each ...

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The Ode Of A Star-struck Nigerian

Nnaemeka Ugwu loves Chimamanda Adichie. I can’t equate his love given that he lambasts her ever-so often whenever she steps out of line. lol. I know he would desist from doing that the day Adichie becomes his personal friend, then he wouldn’t want to hurt her feelings so publicly. My ...

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Nigeria’s Censors Board Finally Approves Release of Half Of A Yellow Sun

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has finally ended the long wait for the release of Nigeria’s biggest budget movie, Half of a Yellow Sun, an adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s book, of the same title, directed by Biyi Bandele. The Board’s approval of Half of a Yellow Sun ...

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‘Why Can’t Nigerians Watch The Country’s Biggest Movie?’ – HOAYS Director Biyi Bandele

Half of a Yellow Sun, a movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s bestselling novel is arguably Nigeria’s biggest production yet. It stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Genevieve Nnaji, Anika Noni Rose, Onyeka Onwenu and Zack Orji among others. Unfortunately, the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board has halted the public ...

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‘We Cannot Hide From Our History.’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delay of HOAYS

I have been wondering if Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will have anything to say about the delay of the Half Of A Yellow Sun movie in Nigerian cinemas. The movie, which is an adaptation of the Nigerian author’s second novel, has become a worldwide phenomenon. And now, Chimamanda has shared her ...

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Nigeria’s Censors Board Delay Release Of Half Of A Yellow Sun Movie

Nigeria’s film board has delayed the release of Half Of A Yellow Sun, a film about the Biafran war, which was directed by Nigerian-born British director Biyi Bandele, was set to open in Nigerian cinemas on Friday. A film board spokesman told AFP that there were “regulatory issues” with the ...

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‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ Reportedly Had A $10 Million Budget

The movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s bestselling novel, Half Of A Yellow Sun, cost the production team a lot of Benjamins. The movie, which is set to premiere in Nigeria on Saturday 12th April, stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Genevieve Nnaji, O.C. Ukeje, Onyeka Onwenu, John Boyega, Anika Noni ...

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‘All Literature Is About Love.’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Gender, Race And Love

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s schedule is probably more full than most filling stations in the metropolitan city of Lagos because of the scarcity of fuel. The Nigerian author has been promoting her third novel, Americanah, all month long and will kick off her Half Of A Yellow Sun promo tour soon. ...

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‘I wrote it because I was angry.’ Chimamanda Adichie Speaks On ‘Unjust’ Anti-Gay Laws, Fashion & Feminism

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is hot right now. The acclaimed author, who is currently promoting her third novel, Americanah, has scored many topnotch interviews, most recently with Michel Martin of NPR News. And with the promotion of the movie adaptation of her second novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, to kick ...

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