Nigerian Becomes First Black Woman To Win Sundance Film Festival Prize

A Nigerian-American filmmaker, Chinonye Chukwu, emerged the first Black woman to win the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for her U.S. Dramatic entry, “Clemency.”   Chukwu, is a Nigerian-born, Alaskan-raised screenwriter, producer and director, whose works had received several recognition, grants and awards.   She joins Desiree Akhavan, Ryan Coogler, Damien Chazelle, Rebecca Miller,…

Silverbird Television Honours Nigeria Army With Heroes Award

The Silverbird Television has honoured the Nigerian Army with “Silverbird Heroes Award” at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday. This is in recognition of the enormous contribution to peace and the sacrifice being made daily in the protection of the territorial integrity of Nigeria and fight against terrorism and insurgency…