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Asisat Oshoala wins BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year

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Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year. The 20-year-old forward is the first player to win the new award from the BBC World Service, voted for by football fans around the world.

She beat Spain’s Veronica Boquete, German Nadine Kessler, Scot Kim Little and Brazilian Marta to the honour. “I would like to say thank you to the BBC, to my fans around the world and to everyone who voted,” she said.

Read the full story on BBC’s website by clicking here.

Naomi Wachira – African Girl

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I recently stumbled on “African Girl” by Naomi Wachira on YouTube. It reminded me so much of my grandma speaking to me in Ekiti* (I barely spoke Yorba at the time), trying to pass sagely advice.

The “African Girl” is a warm narrative of African values, as one generation would want to pass to the next. Naomi Wachira can be found online at – Facebook or her website

*Ekiti is a Yoruba dialect.

October 1 – film by Kunle Afolayan

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First Official Trailer of the movie ‘October 1’. It’s September 1960 and Nigeria’s is on the verge of independence from British colonial rule. A northern Nigerian Police Detective, DAN WAZIRI, is urgently despatched by the Colonial Government to the trading post town of Akote in the Western Region of Nigeria to solve a series of female murders that have struck horror in the hearts and minds of the local community. On getting to Akote, more murders are committed. With local tension rising, Waziri has a race on his hands to solve the case before even more local women are killed.

Looks like another great movie from the fantastic Kunle Afolayan.

Nigeria’s Tope Folarin wins Caine writing prize

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US-based Nigerian writer Tope Folarin has won this year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing.

He received the £10,000 ($15,000) prize for his short story Miracle, set in an evangelical Nigerian church in the US state of Texas.

The judges described it as a “delightful and beautifully paced narrative”.

Mr Folarin was among five writers short-listed for the prize, regarded as Africa’s leading literary award.