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Archive for August 2019

Ayobami Adebayo wins £15,000 9Mobile prize for Literature!

The long wait finally came to an end as 9Mobile announced the winner of the 2018 9Mobile prize for literature in a private ceremony in Lagos last night. In January 2018, 9Mobile released a shortlist of three which had “Stay with Me” by Nigeria’s Ayobami Adebayo, “What it Means When a Man Falls Down From the Sky” by Lesley Nneka Arimah, another Nigeria, and “Asylum” by Marcus Low, a South […]

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THE BLING LAGOSIANS|Motion picture Review|Iwuagwu Ikechukwu .O.

Indeed, Critical reviews and works of art are complementary pairs that can’t do without each other. It is therefore upon this premise that a review/criticism is attempted. Clearly, as entailed in the title THE BLING LAGOSIANS one wouldn’t doubt the fact that this motion picture is an expository one. It ventures into the life of the rich and opulent Lagosians using the fictional “Holloways” as a model. The plot indeed […]

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