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Lupita’s role as Nigerian character divides opinions

Some Nigerians have expressed anger at the choice of Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o as a Nigerian character in the 10-episode screen adaption of the novel Americanah. Nigerian award winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s prize-winning bestseller was published in 2013. The novel tells the story of a Nigerian woman woman who goes to the US to attend university and her subsequent return to Lagos. On Friday WarnerMedia announced that Kenya’s Lupita will be playing a lead role. HBO Max orders limited series ‘Americanah’ based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s best-selling novel of…

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PHOTO: Author Chimamanda Adichie loves roasted corn

Nigerian award winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been treating her followers on social media to some exciting photos. These photos show the other side of the renowned writer who has books such as Americannah, Half of a Yellow Sun amongst others to her credit. In the latest photograph Adichie shared on Instagram, she can be seen standing by the road side to buy roasted corn. She wrote “in my ancestral hometown, Abba, Anambra State, repository of so many happy memories.” Adichie comes from Anambra state and appears to be…

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