Tag: Chimamanda Adichie

Nigerian Catholic Churches are way too much about money says Chimamanda Adichie

Award-winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, says Catholicism in Nigeria is about money, thanksgiving, and fundraising. She said this is one of the other reasons that made her stop attending Catholic churches in Nigeria. The 43-year-old novelist made this known during an interview with media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. I’m Catholic,[Read More…]

“And just like that, my life has changed forever” – Chimamanda Adichie pens emotional tribute in honour of her late father

Chimamanda Adichie, Nigerian novelist has penned a tribute to her late father, James Adichie, who recently passed away from a brief illness. On June 10, 2020, the professor of statistics died at the Chira Memorial Hospital in Awkuzu Oyi local government of Anambra.. The author on Saturday, took to her Facebook[Read More…]

#COVID19: My Husband Is A Doctor & Each Morning When He Leaves For Work, I Worry – Chimamanda Adichie

Nigerian author; Chimamanda Adichie has spoken about her fears amidst the coronavirus pandemic. On her Instagram page, the America based award winning writer, expressed how worried she is about her husband who is a doctor and her elderly parents in Nigeria. “Coronavirus is a menace in the air, a menace[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ For Reading In New York

Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie’s bestseller novel ‘Americanah’ has been selected as one of the five award-winning books to be chosen for the ‘One Book One New York’ programme. The concept of ‘One Book One New York’ is an initiative to bring together bookworms in the U.S. largest city to read the same[Read More…]

“If You Are A White Man You Don’t Get To Define What Racism Is” – Chimamanda Adichie

Is Donald Trump racist? Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the editor in chief of the American Spectator, R Emmett Tyrrell clash on the issue in a discussion with Emily Maitlis. They were guests on BBC Newsnight, a news and current affairs TV programme. When Tyrrell, during his speech, said[Read More…]

Chimamanda Adichie: Never Ever Link Sexuality And shame

  Here’s what she (Chimamanda) wrote and published on her facebook page: “ Dear Ijeawele, What joy. And what lovely names: Chizalum Adaora. She is so beautiful. Only a day old and she already looks curious about the world. Your note made me cry. You know how I get foolishly emotional[Read More…]

Renowned Author, Chimamanda Adichie Confirms She Just Had A Baby

Chimamanda Adichie and her husband Dr. Ivara Esegee just welcomed a baby girl. In a new interview the very private writer has confirmed that they welcomed their daughter weeks ago but decided to keep things private. She told Financial Times: This is the first time I’m saying it publicly. I[Read More…]

Dele Momodu: President Buhari, Don’t Offend Those Kids

“Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, For to such belongs the kingdom of heaven…” -Matthew 19:14 “Your wealth and your children are only a trial, whereas God, with Him is a great reward (Paradise).” -Quran 64: 15 Fellow Nigerians, the holy books are replete[Read More…]

Chimamanda Adichie: I’ve Never Thought Of Compassion As A Tenet Of Catholicism, Until Pope Francis

As a child, I loved Mass, its swirl of music and rituals. My family went every Sunday to St. Peter’s, the Catholic chapel at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka. It was full of perfumed people: gold pendants at women’s throats, their headscarves flared out like the wings of giant[Read More…]

“Ask Your Daughter The Writer To Bring The Money,” Chimamanda Adichie Writes On Her Father’s Traumatic Abduction

By CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE My father was kidnapped in Nigeria on a Saturday morning in early May. My brother called to tell me, and suddenly there was not enough breathable air in the world. My father is 83 years old. A small, calm, contented man, with a quietly mischievous humor[Read More…]