Anonymous book-collector buys a first print, first edition of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart for N1million

Anonymous book-collector buys a first print, first edition of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart for N1million

Nigerian poet and author, Lola Shoneyin announced that an anonymous book collector has bought a first print, first edition of Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ for N1million. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives writer had on Sunday, February10th,  put the book, owned by her friend, up for sale.  Within few hours an anonymous buyer reportedly purchased it. Things Fall Apart was published in 1958 by William Heinemann.

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‘Marriage shouldn’t be your priority if you’re not financially independent’ – Alibaba

‘Marriage shouldn’t be your priority if you’re not financially independent’ – Alibaba

NIgerian comedian, Ali Baba in his advice to ladies said, ‘if as a lady, you are not financially dependent, marriage should not be your priority’. He went on to say, ‘that era of being financially dependent on a man expired many years ago. Sadly, very few women started late to realise that they also had the equal personal requirements to make themselves financially independent’. Many of the men who also believed that women should not…

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‘He is a warrior whose light cannot be dimmed’ – Jussie Smollett’s family releases emotional statement

‘He is a warrior whose light cannot be dimmed’ – Jussie Smollett’s family releases emotional statement

Two days after Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked in a possible hate crime, his family has released a statement describing the “Empire” actor as “a warrior whose light cannot be dimmed.” “In the early hours of Tuesday morning, our beloved son and brother, Jussie, was the victim of a violent and unprovoked attack. We want to be clear, this was a racial and homophobic hate crime. Jussie has told the police everything from the very…

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‘Nobody has your back like your mama, Love her while she’s still alive’ – Jude Ighalo says as he shares beautiful new photos with his mom

‘Nobody has your back like your mama, Love her while she’s still alive’ – Jude Ighalo says as he shares beautiful new photos with his mom

Super Eagles striker, Jude Ighalo, who plays as a striker for Chinese club Changchun Yatai shared these beautiful new photos with mom Martina Ighalo and wrote: ‘Nobody has your back like your mama..Love her while she’s still alive, one day I will tell you guys stories about this woman she’s a survivor.’ See more photos below.

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“All those my childish fight was envy” – Tonto Dikeh explains why she and Mercy Johnson went from friends to enemies

“All those my childish fight was envy” – Tonto Dikeh explains why she and Mercy Johnson went from friends to enemies

Tonto Dikeh and Mercy Johnson are now really cordial with each other but there was a time when they were sworn enemies. Tonto Dikeh has now explained the reason for the fight. According to Tonto, their fight was childish and it was because she was envious that Mercy Johnson was the only one who could act better than her in the Nigerian movie industry. She said she has now realized that to be herself is…

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‘I never wanted to be popular’ – Rapper, MI Abaga

‘I never wanted to be popular’ – Rapper, MI Abaga

Nigerian rapper, M.I Abaga in a recent interview in Jos said he never wanted to be the most popular rap artiste in the country saying he only wanted to be able to feed and take care of his family.   “As long as I can feed myself, take care of my family and be happy, I’m a very private person. I never wanted to be the most popular. Getting older as an artiste, you need to start…

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Don Jazzy’s Mavin records sign multimillion dollar equity Investment with Kupanda Capital

Don Jazzy’s Mavin records sign multimillion dollar equity Investment with Kupanda Capital

The Don Jazzy led record label has just secured a major partnership deal with Kupanda Holdings which is aimed at creating better opportunities for African music. The record label, which is focused on scaling operations to meet the rapidly growing international demand for African music, on growing its roster and on strengthening its services across A&R, touring, marketing, distribution, publishing and partnerships.   According to Don Jazzy, “our mission is to grow Mavin Global into the…

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Tyler Perry condemns the homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett

Tyler Perry condemns the homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett

Tyler Perry has joined other celebrities in condemning the homophobic attack on Empire star Jussie Smollet. Taking to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, Tyler wrote: This may be a waste of time because I have learned that it’s often pointless to try and reach people who are hell bent on living in darkness, but here goes. To hate someone because of their race or sexuality is a shining reflection of who you are. To buy into…

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‘Our generation must change their approach to marriage for the sake of the next generatio’n’ – IK Ogbonna

‘Our generation must change their approach to marriage for the sake of the next generatio’n’ – IK Ogbonna

Amidst speculations that his marriage to his wife, Sonia, is in crisis, actor IK Ogbonna shared this interesting piece about marriage on Wednesday morning on his Instagram page. He shared the quote above with the caption; Our generation must change their approach to marriage for the sake of the next generation . This is not just for me as an individual but for those who need it . 90% of marriages are unhappy and wear fake smiles and…

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