Tag: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

YNaijaApril 7, 2023

‘She wrote fiction’ – Onanuga urges Biden to discard Chimamanda’s letter

Bayo Onanuga, the media director of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, has called on US President Joe ...

YNaijaApril 7, 2023

Bill mandating 5-year medical work before licensing in Nigeria passes second reading; Chimamanda criticizes UK and US for congratulating Tinubu | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Bill mandating 5-year ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: FGN vs Twitter, Adichie vs Akwaeke, Teni vs Shizzi…The Top 10 Beefs of the Year

Let there be carnage! 10. Tonto Dikeh vs Bobrisky Sometime actor, Tonto Dikeh and let’s face it, sometime actor too ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Facebook blackout, Olu of Warri, Obi Cubana’s cows…10 moments that broke the internet

We could not stop talking. Or Tweeting (until they stopped us.) Coronation of Olu of Warri There wasn’t a lot ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 16, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Sankofa, The Madhouse, New Chimamanda…See the Most Notable Books of the Year

The books that mattered this year. All Shades of Iberibe- Kasimma Perhaps the most attention- grabbing debut of the year, ...

Ado AminuJune 16, 2021

The ‘dos and don’ts’ of supporting a marginalised group

On any other day it will make all the sense in the world to simply say, “Support marginalised groups,” and ...

Ado AminuFebruary 17, 2021

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s win is a reminder that we have huge untapped potential in Nigerian women

Former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (NOI) has attained another first. As is to be expected, a litany of congratulatory messages ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Chimamanda, Okonjo Iweala, Afrobeats to the world…10 Moments that made us proud this Year

Being Nigerian is hard enough. But these breakthroughs felt like collective wins and made it a little bit easier to ...

EditorDecember 17, 2020

Wilfred Okiche profiles ‘Winner of Winners;’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 43, is practically the most recognisable Nigerian alive. The responsibility of representing a diverse, multi-ethnic entity of ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 5, 2020

Kiki Mordi, Mr Eazi, Erica…Here are YNaija’s Top 10 Influencers for November

The month of November has seen political agitation, activism and new music that has given Nigerians respite in these trying ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 22, 2020

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and accusations of transphobia, Life as an Agbero – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 12, 2020

Chimamanda awarded Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners,’ in last 25 years

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

The constant need to tame confident women must be murdered!

by Alabi Adewale Can we let Nigerian women breathe? Seriously, can we? This question is quite pertinent because Nigerian women ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 17, 2020

LASG says accident rate has dropped since #OkadaBan, Chimamanda Adichie is first black woman to give address at University of Pennysylvania – 5 Things that Should Matter Today

‘Okada’ accidents have dropped since ‘Okada’ ban, Lagos deputy governor, Hamzat says Deputy governor of Lagos, Obafemi Hamzat, says the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 15, 2020

Chimamanda makes history in the Netherlands!

Renowned author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has started the year 2020 from where she left off in 2019 by receiving another ...

Nelson C.JDecember 30, 2019

Can we get excited about ‘Americanah’ at this point?

With the announcement of a series-adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ by HBO in September came a lot of skepticism ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 29, 2019

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi profiles Chimamanda Adichie: A cultural icon | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year Nominee 2019

In late 2019, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie announced she was moving the Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop from Lagos to Awka ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 20, 2019

Will ‘Americanah’ be another Hollywood flop in portraying its Nigerian characters?

In 2014, about a year after it was published, Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s third novel which won the National Book ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2019

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie now has a real Twitter account, so scammers be warned

Author, feminist, and unapologetic purveyor of controversies Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie now has an official Twitter account. This was reveal yesterday ...

SponsorDecember 6, 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie holds 11th edition of creative writing workshop

To mark the end of her 2018 Purple Hibiscus Trust Creative Writing Workshop, celebrated author and novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ...

SponsorSeptember 20, 2018

Chimamanda in Lagos for “An evening with Chimamanda”

Award winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is in Lagos for an event. Tagged ‘An evening with Chimamanda’ the event ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

The bride in a black gown, President Buhari’s meeting with “dreamers” | See our top 10 photos from last week

Well, you should know that seven days would not pass by without a couple of “interesting” events coming up and ...

ToluOctober 17, 2017

Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie featured in New York Times Style Magazine’s The Greats Issue

Author, Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie has been listed as one of New York Times Style Magazine’s The Greats. T Magazine … ToluYour ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanMay 26, 2017

Twitter is trash: We know 4 things you won’t learn about feminism from TwitterNG

When Beyoncé released Flawless and featured Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in 2013, it was a small step for humanity but a ...

ToluMay 12, 2017

Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie is wearing strictly Nigerian brands and she’s documenting the journey on Instagram

Good times are here for the #BuyNaijatogrowtheNaira campaign as acclaimed Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie has … ToluYour pop culture/entertainment go-to. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 24, 2017

Chimamanda-Adichie makes Fortune’s list of 50 greatest world leaders

by Dolapo Adelana Nigerian born author Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie has been named among the top 50 world leaders for 2017 by ...

Isime EseneJuly 31, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Leadership in a time of recession

“What will economic policy look like once the global financial crisis is finally over? Will it resume the pre-crisis consensus, ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 1, 2016

Chimamanda Adichie reveals birth of baby, says ‘I went into hiding’

While Nigerians are still in shock and awe about Mavin singer, Di’ja’s announcement, famed novelist, Chimamanda Adiche has also revealed ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 20, 2016

“Embrace ignorance” | Chimamanda Adiche gets honoured by Johns Hopkins University (WATCH)

As reported in April, world-renowned novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was awarded an honorary degree from the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday May 18 ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

Album Review: Brymo’s ‘Merchants, Dealers and Slaves’ is the best album you never heard

by Obi Ejiogu A common complaint that often pops up in conversations about contemporary Nigerian music is the sense of ...

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