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Odimegwu Onwumere Shortlisted For 2018 African Writers Award

I was shortlisted for the 2018 African Writers Award, an award organised and hosted by African Writers Development Trust, for my fictitious short story titled “My mother’s 4th pregnancy”. Here is the URL to the shortlisted names: http://www.writerstrust.org/shortlists-for-the-2018-african-writers-award/   Albeit, at the award ceremony held on December 1, 2018, at International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, […]

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Odimegwu Onwumere Receives MFWA Journalism Certificate of Merit on Anti-corruption, Nominated for African Fact-checking Awards

On September 25 2018, I received a mail from West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) organized by Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) that I have been shortlisted for the 2018 edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Awards, head-quartered in Accra, the capital of Ghana. A high-quality portrait picture of me was […]

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Wole Soyinka’s Book “Ake” Film Adaptation On Amazon

By Joshua Olomu A scene from the film by Wole Soyinka The film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s classic autobiographical novel, “Ake: The Years of Childhood”, is now available to viewers on Amazon.com. Amazon is the world’s acclaimed largest internet retailer of video and MP3 downloads and streaming. Mr Dapo Adeniyi, Executive Producer and Director of the film, […]

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Randy Athletic Director In Trouble

The 39-year-old Washington State assistant athletic director, Jason Gesser, has resigned amid allegations of inappropriate sexual advances. Gesser, was a quarterback for the Cougars from 1999-2002. He was placed on administrative leave Monday after Alyssa Bodeau, 27, said she filed an official complaint against Gesser with the school’s Office for Equal Opportunity, according to the […]

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