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Chinweizu Ibekwe Nigeria poet

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Chinweizu (born 26 March 1943) is a Nigerian critic, essayist, poet, and journalist. Though he has identified himself and is known simply as Chinweizu, he was born Chinweizu Ibekwe. While studying in the United States during the Black Power movement, Chinweizu became influenced by the philosophy of the Black Arts …

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Chinedu Ikedieze Nigeria actor

Chinedu Ikedieze Nigeria actor

Chinedu Ikedieze, MFR (born 12 December 1977 in Bende, Abia State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actor. He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most movies after their breakthrough in the movie Aki na Ukwa. In 2007 Ikedieze received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy …

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Remi Adedeji Nigeria writer for children

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Rmi Aduke Adedeji (born 1937) is a Nigerian writer for children. LIFE Adedeji was born in Okemesi in Ekiti State in 1937. Adedeji was disappointed with books for children because they did not reflect African culture. Many of her stories are based on Nigerian folk tales. She wrote and published …

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Lola Rae Nigeria singer

Lola Rae Nigeria singer

Rachel Akosua Funmilola Garton (born 1991), professionally known as Lola Rae, is a Nigerian-born British-Ghanaian recording artist and dancer. She gained recognition following the release of her debut single “Watch My Ting Go”, which received critical acclaim and thus earned her a nomination for Most Promising Female Act to Watch …

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Queen Celestine Nigeria model

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Queen Celestine (born 18 March 1992) is a Nigerian beauty queen who was crowned the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Universe 2014 and represented Nigeria at the Miss Universe 2014 pageant. EARLY LIFE Queen is a student at Madonna University and former ambassador of Edo in Nigeria. PAGEANTRY Miss Nigeria …

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Roy Chicago Nigeria musician

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Roy Chicago (John Akintola Ademuwagun) (died 5 February 1989) was an indigene of Ikare-Akoko in Ondo State, Nigeria. He had five children Akinsoji, Abimbola, Oluwayemisi, Bolajoko and Kayode Akintola. He was a musician and band leader who played in the Highlife style, introducing talking drums into the musical style. He …

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Chike Aniakor Nigeria painter

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Chike Aniakor (born 1939) is a Nigerian painter. A native of Abatete, Aniakor received his first artistic training at Ahmadu Bello University, receiving his master’s degree in 1974. He received a doctorate in art history from Indiana University in 1978, writing his dissertation on Igbo architecture. He has taught art …

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Chika Ike Nigeria actress

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Chika ‘Nancy’ Ike (born November 8, 1985) is a Nigerian actress, entrepreneur (CEO of Fancy Nancy Collections) and philanthropist. She is a UN Ambassador, Refugee Ambassador for Displaced persons and founder of the Chika Ike (Help A Child) Foundation. Chika ike is the brand Ambassador of Bullet Energy Drink. In …

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Charly Boy Nigeria Singer

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Charly Boy, born Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, 19 June 1951 (also spelt Charlie Boy and known as CB, His Royal Punkness, and Area Fada), is a Nigerian singer/songwriter, television presenter, publisher, producer and one of Nigeria’s most controversial entertainers, best known for his alternative lifestyle, political views, and media productions, most …

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Charles Phillips Nigeria bishop

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Charles Phillips was a member of the Church Mission Society (CMS) based in the Lagos Colony who became Bishop of Ondo. EARLY CAREER Charles Phillips was the son of a former Egba slave also called Charles Phillips who returned from Sierra Leone to work as a catechist at Ijaye. Phillips …

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