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Marcia Kure Nigeria artist

Marcia Kure Nigeria artist

Marcia Kure (born 1970, Kano State, Nigeria) is a U.S.-based Nigerian artist known primarily for her mixed media paintings and drawings. She trained at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka under Obiora Udechukwu—a leading figure of the “Nsukka School”—and graduated with a B.A. in painting in 1994. She has had several …

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Liz Benson Nigeria actress

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Elizabeth Benson,(popularly known as Liz Benson born in 1966) is an evangelist and Nigerian actress., began acting when she was just a kid. She became popular when she featured in Fortunes, a television soap opera in the year 1993. Liz Benson played the part of Mrs. Agnes Johnson in the …

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Kingsley Moghalu Nigeria writer and diplomat

Kingsley Moghalu Nigeria writer and diplomat

Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, political economist, lawyer and former United Nations official, is Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is the Founder of Sogato Strategies LLC, an emerging markets risk, strategy and macroeconomic advisory firm, and …

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Kate Henshaw Nigeria actress

Kate Henshaw Nigeria actress

Kate Henshaw, also credited as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall (born 19 July 1971), is a Nigerian actress. In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. EARLY LIFE Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the oldest of four children. After completing her primary and …

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Joseph N. C. Egemonye Nigeria journalist

Joseph N. C. Egemonye (1933 – 2011) was a Nigerian Journalist and Writer. He was the Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Nigeria Monitor newspaper, the first weekly newspaper in Nnewi, south-east Nigeria and Co-founder of The Winston-Salem Chronicle newspaper in Winston-Salem, United States. He is a great-uncle of the Nigerian …

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John Hunwick Nigeria Professor, author, Africanist

John Owen Hunwick (born 1936, Chard, Somerset, England, died April 1, 2015 in Skokie IL), was a noted professor, author, Africanist. He has published several books, articles and journals in the African Studies field. He was formerly Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University, having retired in 2004 after 23 years of …

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Tolu Ogunlesi Nigeria journalist, photographer and writer

Tolu Ogunlesi Nigeria journalist, photographer and writer

Tolu Ogunlesi (born 3 March 1982) is a Nigerian journalist, poet, photographer, and fiction writer. Also a popular blogger, one of Nigeria’s most active Twitter users and renowned for his journalism, Ogunlesi was appointed to the role of Special Assistant on Digital/New Media by President Muhammadu Buhari on 18 February …

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Hawad Nigeria poet and writer

Hawad, sometimes Mahmoudan Hawad, (born 1950) is a Tuareg poet and author born in the Aïr region of Niger and who currently lives and publishes from Aix-en-Provence, France. Hawad deploys a method he calls furigraphy (a play on the word calligraphy) to create space in his poetry and to illuminate …

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George Edozie Nigeria painter

George-Edozie

George Edozie is a Nigerian painter. BIOGRAPHY George Edozie was born on May 11, 1972. He attended the University Primary School, Nsukka, Washington Memorial School, Onitsha and he studied Fine & Applied Arts at the University of Benin, Benin City where he majored in Painting in 1996. He lives and …

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Gerald Moore (scholar) English scholar

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Gerald Moore (born 1924) is an independent scholar living in Worthing, England. He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He has taught at many universities, including Sussex, Hong Kong, Makerere, Ife, Port Harcourt, Jos and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His last teaching post was at Trieste. He is primarily a …

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