Video: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Commencement Speech at Wellesley College

‘The Oba’s Words Matter’ – Chimamanda Adichie’s on Oba of Lagos Death threat to Igbos

A few days ago, the Oba of Lagos threatened Igbo leaders. If they did not vote for his governorship candidate in Lagos, he said, they would be thrown into the lagoon. His entire speech was a flagrant performance of disregard. His words said, in effect: I think so little of you that I don’t have […]

Photos: Chimamanda was a guest speaker at Governor Obiano’s 100 Days Celebration

Photonews: Former Anambra Governor, Chief Peter Obi and Ngozi Adichie at USA Independence day celebration at the Consulate in Lgos

The President I want’ – By Chimamanda Adichie

  By Chimamanda Adichie Some of my relatives lived for decades in the North, in Kano and Bornu. They spoke fluent Hausa. (One relative taught me, at the age of eight, to count in Hausa.) They made planned visits to Anambra only a few times a year, at Christmas and to attend weddings and funerals. […]

Hiding from Our Past By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On the margins of my happy childhood, there was a shadow: the Biafran war. I was born seven years after it ended, and did not experience any material deprivations—I had a bicycle, dolls, books—but my family was scarred by it. In 1967, after massacres in northern Nigeria that targeted southeastern Igbo […]

Opinion: ‘Why can’t he just be like everyone else? By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I will call him Sochukwuma. A thin, smiling boy who liked to play with us girls at the university primary school in Nsukka. We were young. We knew he was different, we said, ‘he’s not like the other boys.’ But his was a benign and unquestioned difference; it was simply what […]

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