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Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah Nominated For Bailey’s Prize

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Chimamanda Adichie’s novel ‘Americanah’ has been nominated alongside 19 other authors for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The award formerly known as Orange Prize, honours works written in English by women.
Six finalists will be announced on April 7 and the winner unveiled on June 4.
The 20 nominees include: –
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Americanah (Nigerian, third novel)
Margaret Atwood Maddaddam (Canadian, 14th novel)
Suzanne Berne The Dogs of Littlefield (American, fourth novel)
Fatima Bhutto The Shadow of the Crescent Moon (Pakistani, first novel)
Claire Cameron The Bear (Canadian, second novel)
Lea Carpenter Eleven Days (American, first novel)
MJ Carter The Strangler Vine (British, first novel)
Eleanor Catton The Luminaries (New Zealand/Canadian, second novel)
Deborah Kay Davies Reasons She Goes to the Woods (British, second novel)
Elizabeth Gilbert The Signature of All Things (American, second novel)
Hannah Kent Burial Rites (Australian, first novel)
Rachel Kushner The Flamethrowers (American, second novel)
Jhumpa Lahiri The Lowland (Indian/American, second novel)
Audrey Magee The Undertaking (Irish, first novel)
Eimear McBride A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing (Irish, first novel)
Charlotte Mendelson Almost English (British, fourth novel)
Anna Quindlen Still Life With Bread Crumbs (American, seventh novel)
Elizabeth Strout The Burgess Boys (American, fourth novel)
Donna Tartt The Goldfinch (American, third novel)
Evie Wyld All the Birds, Singing (British, second novel)

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

Young Nigerians protesting against SARS brutality, under the #EndSARS movement, stormed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state.

The protesters in their hundreds are preventing movement in and out of the busiest airport in the country.

Nationwide protests have been going on over the past 11 days, demanding an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings, but since it began, this is the first time protesters would disrupt activities inside an airport.

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#EndSARS: ‘Our Problem Is That We Lack Fresh Ideas’ – Singer Korede Bello

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Korede Bello

Nigerian singer, Korede Bello, has shared what he thinks is the problem of Nigerians. The Mavin Records act took to his Twitter page to state that the lack of fresh ideas is the main hindrance to the cherished new Nigeria on everyone’s lips.

According to him, a New Nigeria can only emerge from a people who are willing to see Nigeria in a new light.

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His tweet reads:

“Our problem is that we lack fresh ideas and only dwell on recycled & infective ideas to the problems our current leaders may or may not have created. A New Nigeria can only emerge from a people who see or are willing to see Nigeria in a new light”

See his tweet below:

Korede Bello’s tweet

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American Actor, Wesley Snipes ‘Blade’ Supports #EndSARS

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American Actor, Wesley Snipes 'Blade' Supports #EndSARS
American Actor, Wesley Snipes 'Blade' Supports #EndSARS

Wesley Snipes

Hollywood actor, Wesley Snipes, popularly known as ‘Blade’ has lent support to the #EndSARS movement. The American actor took to his Twitter page to simply tweet:

“#EndSARS”

The Florida-born 58-year-old movie star, film producer and author earned the moniker ‘Blade’ for his role as the titular character ‘Blade’ in Marvel’s film trilogy (1998-2004), ‘Blade’.

The most notable movies he has been on till date include ‘New Jack City’, ‘Passenger 57’, ‘U.S. Marshals’, ‘The Expendables 3’ and ‘The Player’.

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Snipes joins other international celebrities such as Kanye West, Trey Songz, Big Sean, John Boyega, Chance The Rapper, and Lil Baby who have lent their voices to the trending  #EndSARS movement.

See Wesley Snipes’ tweet below:

Wesley Snipes’ tweet

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