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July 24, 2018

UI alumnus becomes first Nigerian to win McKitterick Prize

A University of Ibadan alumnus, Anietie Isong, has become the first Nigerian to win the McKitterick Prize. Anietie emerged winner of the 2018 McKitterick Prize with […]
July 21, 2018
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Twitter appoints Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to board of directors

Twitter Inc, a global social networking company has appointed Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to sit on its board of directors. Announcing the appointment via his confirmed twitter handle […]
July 21, 2018

Nigerian-born Nnedi Okorafor to write standalone comic on “Shuri”, Black Panther’s character

A Nigerian-born professor of creative writing and literature, Nnedi Okorafor, has been contracted by Marvel Comics to write a book on ‘Shuri’; a character in Black […]
July 16, 2018
Barack Obama

American president, Obama, recommends Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘Americanah’ for reading in summer

Former American president, Barack Obama, has recommended Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ and Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ for reading during summer. Sharing six African books to be read […]

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