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Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo was born and raised in Eastern Nigeria, but now lives in Lagos. She is the first child of Joshua and Christiana Adimora and has five siblings. Raised partially in a rural environment and partially in the city, she combines these two factors, as background and setting for her children's stories and adult fiction. Though born in Eastern Nigeria, she has lived in different parts of the country - East, North and West. She has travelled extensively in Africa, Europe and in the USA.

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1992
  • Ezeliora, Osita. "A Courageous Critique of Civil War Literature." Rev. of Fact and Fiction in the Literature of the Nigerian Civil War. THE GUARDIAN [Lagos]15 Apr. 1992: B7.
1996
  • Alia, Ifeanyi. Rev. of Gender Issues in Nigeria: A Feminine Perspective. THE EASTERN VOICE. 7-13 Oct. 1996: 16.
  • Aremu, Tunde. "Setting a Feminist Agenda." Rev. of Gender Issues in Nigeria: A Feminist Perspective. THE PUNCH 13 Sept. 1996: 16.
  • Facah, Reginald. "Feminism Beyond Literature". Rev. of Gender Issues in Nigeria: A Feminine Perspective. THISDAY Vol. 2 No. 543, 15Oct. 1996: 25.
  • Rev. of The Last of the Strong Ones. THISDAY 19 Dec. 1996: 25.
  • Nwakanma, Obi "What Colour is Gender?" Rev. of Gender Issues in Nigeria: A Feminine Perspective. SUNDAY VANGUARD 29 Sept. 1996: 8.
  • Obi, Amanze. "A Redefinition of Nigerian Womanhood." Rev. of Gender Issues in Nigeria: A Feminine Perspective. THE GUARDIAN 18 Aug. 1996.
1997
  • Mayford, Fred. "Challenge to the Canon." A report on the launching of The Last of the Strong Ones, Rituals and Departure and Gender Issues in Nigeria: A Feminine Perspective. POST EXPRESS 22 Mar. 1997.
  • Okafor, Ndidi. "Another Buchi Emecheta in Characterisation." WEEKEND CONCORD 5 Jul. 1997: 24.
1998
  • Anunne, Uche. Rev. of A Companion to the Novel. NEW NIGERIAN 1 Nov. 1998: 7.
2001
  • Olayiwola, Adeniji. "House of Symbols breaks the silence." Rev. of House of Symbols. THISDAY 21 Nov. 2001: 50.
  • Iwegbu, Chidinma. "Through a Woman's Fictional Lens." Rev. of House of Symbols. THE POST EXPRESS 15 Jul. 2001:17, 18. Iwuoha, Chiemeka. "Literature as Cultural Archaeology." Rev of House of Symbols. DAILY CHAMPION 2 Nov. 2001: 40.
  • Modupe, Iyabo. "Growing Up." SUNDAY VANGUARD 11 Mar. 2001: 25.
  • Lasisi, Akeem. "A She-eagle mounts the Iroko." Rev. of House of Symbols. THE COMET 6 Aug. 2001: 35.
  • Obi, Amanze. "There's Social Solidarity in The House of Symbols." THISDAY Vol. 7 No. 2333, 11 Sept. 2001: 50.
2002
  • Lasisi, Akeem. "Flying Time in Amandla World." TEMPO 9 May 2002: 14.
  • A report on Asaba ANA Convention. TEMPO Vol. 19, No. 24, 2002:18-19.
  • Njoku, Fidelis. "Writing is My First Love." A.M. NEWS 15 May 2002: 8.
  • Obi, Amanza. "The Eagle as Metaphor: A Feminine Reading of Children of the Eagle." Rev. of Children of the Eagle. THISDAY 3 Dec. 2002: 50.
  • Olaleru, Olanike. "A Mother bird and her brood." Rev. of Children of the Eagle. DAILY TIMES 9 Nov. 2002 : 11.
2003
  • Irekiigbe, Matthew. "How I Write." THE SUN 21 June 2003: 13.
  • Lasisi, Akeem. "THE WINNING PROFESSOR." TEMPO 6 Mar. 2003: 4.
  • Obiosio, Enam. "AKACHI-EZEIGBO: LIVING ABOVE DENIAL." BUSINESS DAY 27 June 2003: 20.
  • Onuora, Nweke. Rev. of Children of the Eagle. THE POST EXPRESS 2 Mar. 2003: 19.
2004
  • Ezeigbo, Akachi. "Gender Roles Hinder Women from Writing." Conversation with Uche Akolisa. SUNDAY MIRROR 27 Jan. 2004: 24-25.
  • Onwudiwe, Flora. "Concerns of the Woman Writer." THE COMET 1 Dec. 2004: 35.
2005
  • Ezenwanebe, Osita. Rev. of Children of the Eagle. Journal of International Women's Studies. Vol. 7 #1, Nov. 2005. http://www.bridgew.edu/soas/jiws/Nov05VI/index.htm
2008
  • Onyerionwu, Ezechi. "The times of the Signs." Neo-globalization in Trafficked. Rev. of Trafficked. NATIONAL LIFE 9 Nov. 2008: 23.
  • Rev. of Trafficked. SUNDAY INDEPENDENT. 16 Nov. 2008: E10.
2009
  • Lasisi, Akeem. "Akachi out with a Collection of Poetry." Rev. of Heart Songs. THE PUNCH 13 Jan. 2009: 38.
  • Rev. of Heart Songs. THE GUARDIAN [Lagos] 12 Jan. 2009: 30.
  • "Adimora-Ezeigbo's Song of the Heart," by Robert Obioha, Sunday Sun, March 29, 2009, p. 47.
  • "The Sign of the Time: Neo-globalization in Akachi Ezeigbo's Trafficked," by Ezechi Onyerionwu, Sunday Vanguard, May 10, 2009, 49.
  • "Akachi weaves a tapestry of existence in Heart Songs" - Review of Heart Songs by Chinyere Emelda Nwosa, The Guardian, Monday, August 3, 2009, p. 69.
  • Review of Trafficked in Vivante's VIVA, Nigeria's Ultimate people magazine, Vol. 2, iss. 7, 2009, p. 113.
  • Review of Trafficked, by Mervis Emelife, in Growing Up, Action Health Incorporated. Vol. 17 No 4, December 2009, p. 20.
2010
  • "Trafficked: A second chance for victims of sexual abuse" by Anote Ajeluorou, in The Guardian, Monday, March 15, 2010, page 70.
  • "Lessons learnt" - Review of the stage performance of Barmaid and the Witches of Izunga, by Aderinsola Ajao, Art & Culture, Sunday, 7 March, 2010, NEXT on Sunday, page 37.
  • "Ezeigbo, Waiting for Dawn and Poetry as Celebration," by Onwukamike Nwachukwu, Sunday Vanguard, May 20, 2010, page 49.
  • "Ezeigbo X-rays humanity in Waiting for Dawn", by Robert Obioha, Daily Sun, Thursday, May 13, 2010, page 39.
  • "On the 'Representathieves'". Review of Waiting for Dawn, by Anthonia Yakubu, Sunday, 16 May 2010, NEXT on Sunday, page 46.

Articles

1991
  • Ogidan, Segun. "Feminist to the Core: Akachi Ezeigbo," DAILY CHAMPION 19 Dec. 1991: 8.
1992
  • Olorunleke, Ojo. FACT AND FICTION IN NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR. THE GUARDIAN [Lagos] 2 Oct. 1992: 33.
1997
  • Azuah, Unoma. "The Last of the Strong Ones: Custodians of the word." SUNDAY VANGUARD 13 Apr. 1997: 8.
  • Okafor, Celestine. "The Politics of Ph.D." SATURDAY PUNCH 18 Jan. 1997: 6 & 7.
  • Okonji,Tony Isioma. CHANELLE. Vol. 1 No. 4, 8 Jul. 1997: 6-8.
  • Otu, John. "New Historicism Gender Issues and Adimora-Ezeigbo's The Last of the Strong One's." THE POST EXPRESS Literary Supplement Literary Series 027 16, 23 & 30 Aug. 1997: 6.
2001
  • "THE DEPARTURE." THE COMET 4 Aug. 2001: 34.
2002
  • Waal, de Shaun. "Power of the Written Word", Mail & GUARDIAN (South Africa) 1-7 Mar. 2002: III.
  • The Durban Arts Association (South Africa). "Time of the Writer Festival" D'ART Mar. 2002: 12.
2003
  • Osofisan, Femi. "Eagles in the Time of Unacknowledged Muse 1." Article on Akachi Ezeigbo and Promise Okeke. THE GUARDIAN (Lagos) 22 Feb. 2003: 38, 39, 40.
  • "Eagles in the time of Unacknowledged Muse 2." Article on Akachi Ezeigbo and Promise Okeke. THE GUARDIAN 1 Mar. 2003: 39, 40.
  • "Eagles in the time of Unacknowledged Muse 3." Article on Akachi Ezeigbo and Promise Okeke. THE GUARDIAN 8 Mar. 2003: 39, 40.
2004
  • Onwudiwe, Flora. "Concerns of the Woman Writer." THE COMET 1 Dec. 2004: 35.
2008
  • Abanobi, Chika. "Akachi Adimora Ezeigbo - The Price of her Literary Prize: Me and My NLNG Prize." THE SPECTATOR 10-16 Oct. 2008: 50.
  • Akubuiro, Henry. "Babcock's Romance with best-selling authors." NATIONAL LIFE 16 Nov. 2008: 22.
  • Onyerionwu, Ezechi. "The African Woman as a Scholar: The Example of Akachi Ezeigbo I." SUNDAY VANGUARD. 26 Oct. 2008: 47, 49.
  • "The African Woman as a Scholar: The Example of Akachi Ezeigbo II." SUNDAY VANGUARD 2 Nov. 2008: 48 & 49.
2009
  • Lasisi, Akeem. "If I kill a fowl, it is my husband that must eat the gizzard." SUNDAY PUNCH 25 Oct. 2009.
2010
  • Barmaid and the Witches of Izunga: Ezeigbo crosses dramatic borders" by Henry Akubuiro, in National Life, Sunday February 28, 2010.
  • "Secrets of a successful marriage", in Woman of the Sun series, by Kate Halim, Daily Sun, Tuesday, June 8, 2010, page 38.
  • "Akachi Ezeigbo honoured for Heart Songs by Cadbury" by Japhet in Vanguard, Thursday October 14, 2010, page 43.
  • "Value Akachi Ezeigbo's story adds to CHD's Award Ceremony" by Tunji Ajibade, in The Guardian, Saturday, October 23, 2010, page 25.
  • "Fighting the Cause of Women through Writing", by Dipo Fashina, in Nigerian Tribune, Monday, 25 October, 2010, page 44.

Interviews

1991
  • "Nigerian Civil War." Interview with Femi Adesina. WEEKEND CONCORD 1991.
1997
  • "Road to the top women on the rise: Education equips the woman to achieve." Interview with Chioma Obiabaka, TODAY'S NEWS TODAY (TNT) 29 Jan. 1997: 5.
  • "Social trauma stifles creativity." Interview with Beifoh Osewele. NATIONAL CONCORD 29 Apr. 1997: 19.
  • "The present Trauma of Literature is a Needed Tonic". Interview by Dennis Onwuegbu. THE DIET NOTE BOOK 16 Oct. 1997: 5.
1998
  • Interview with Anwune Uchenna. NEW NIGERIAN 1 Feb. 1998: 14-15.
  • "We need Lingual Franca." NEW NIGERIAN 11 Feb. 1998: 15.
2000
  • "Of Literature & Post Apartheid Musings." Interview with Akeem Lasisi. THE COMET 21 Aug. 2000: 36
  • Interview with Chidinma Ibegbu. THE POST EXPRESS Literary Series (PELS) 2 Sept. 2000: 36.
2001
  • "Culture of Reading" Interview with Babatunde Sulaimon. NEW TREASURE. 20 Aug. 2001: 26
  • "Writing is Serious Business" Interview: AWON (Arts Writers Organisation of Nigeria). DAILY TIMES 19 Dec. 2001: 17.
2002
  • Nnabuife, Chuka. "Veterans Lament State of Art." AWON Interview A. Lycett & Ezeigbo: Artiste-on-Table. THE GUARDIAN 17 Jan. 2002: 33.
  • "For Me, Writing is Fun - Ezeigbo" Interview with Kate Aman. DAILY CHAMPION 23 Jan. 2002: 33.
  • "Why Nigerians don't Read." Interview with Ifeanyi Alia. SATURDAY CHAMPION 30 Mar. 2002: 25.
2003
  • "The Literary Icon at 73." Interview with Chukwuma Ewuzie to mark Chinua Achebe's 73rd birthday. THE COMET 19 Nov. 2003: 28.
2004
  • "Parents should ensure their children speak their language first." Interview with Anson Ekechi Chukwu. THE GUARDIAN 15 Feb. 2004: 26 & 27.
  • "A Writer has Licence to Create." Interview with Abosede Fatele. THE COMET Mar. 2004: 35.
  • Interview with Ogunseye Oluwatoyin. DAILY SUN 20 Apr. 2004: 29.
  • Abodunrin, Femi. "Foray into the House of Symbols: The Works of Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo." DAILY SUN 8 Dec. 2004: 40.
2005
  • "How I Write." Interview with Segun Ajayi. DAILY SUN 8 Mar. 2005: 34.
  • LITERARI. Interview with Henry Akubuiro. SUNDAY SUN 3 Apr. 2005: 16.
  • "Many People Battling to put Food on their Table." Interview with Bernadette Idalu. NEW AGE 18 Jul. 2005: 16.
  • "I Empower Women Through my Writing." NIGERIAN TRIBUNE 3 June 2005: 20-21.
  • "Womanism in the Author's Voice." Interview with Olufunmi Aluko. NATIONAL INTEREST 29 May 2005: 24 -25.
2006
  • "Politics has engaged our writing because our politics is turbulent." - Interview with Mcphilips Nwachukwu. SUNDAY VANGUARD 25 June 2006: 47-48.
2007
  • "On Civil War Literature." Interview with Mcphilips Nwachukwu. SUNDAY VANGUARD. 8 Apr. 2007: 47 & 49.
  • "SUPER WOMAN: My daughter is my best critic and editor." - Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Co-winner NLNG 2007 PRIZE for Children Literature. WEEKLY SPECTATOR 21 Oct. 2007: 23.
  • "The Future is Bright for Women Writers." Interview with Uzezi Ekere. SUNDAY MIRROR 21 Oct. 2007: 41.
  • "Work in Europe or America? Count Me Out." Interview with Ozolua Uhakheme. THE NATION 24 Oct. 2007: 24-25.
  • "Rescuing the Prince." Interview with TEXTUALITIES Online Literary Magazine. Oct. 2007. http://www.textualities.net
2008
  • "I have earned good royalty from my children's books." Interview with Akeem Lasisi. SUNDAY PUNCH 20 Jan. 2008: 25
  • "Gender Roles Hinder Women from Writing." Conversation with Uche Akolisa. SUNDAY MIRROR 27 Jan. 2008: 24-25.
  • "From Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo: Author Gift to Women on Stage…" Interview with Benjamin Njoku. SATURDAY VANGUARD 30 Aug. 2008: 11.
2009
  • Aibola, Amzat. "Heart songs …Stringing words to create aesthetics." Interview with Ajibola Amzat. THE GUARDIAN (Lagos) 2 Feb. 2009: 102.
  • "On African Culture, Literature and Languages", Interview with Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Journal of the African Literature Association, JALA, Volume 3, No 1 Winter 2008/ Spring 2009, pp. 189-200.
  • "Leadership is Responsibility." Guest Interview, in Public Relations Advertising & Marketing Journal, Lagos Vol. 19, No 1, 2009, pp 25-30.
  • "A Voice for Women," Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo, by Akintayo Abodunrin, in NEXT on Sunday, p. 29.
  • "Why most Nigerian graduates are half-baked." Interviewed by Stella Edmund, Champion Scholar, Daily Champion, Wednesday, May 13, 2009, p. 32.
  • "Humble beginning: 'I'd have been a mangala fish seller.'" Interview with Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, by Onukwube Ofolue and Jennifer Nzeakor, in Sunday Sun, May 24, 2009, pp. 18-19.
  • "How culture can deepen democratic process," by Adimora-Ezeigbo. Interviewed by Anote Ajeluorou, in The Guardian, Wednesday, June 3, 2009, p. 50-51.
  • "Writing is my life - Akachi Ezeigbo." Interviewed by Olu Obafemi, Literary Series, The Spectator, June 12 - June 18, 2009, p. 46.
  • "Why Children Dominate My Writing - Akachi Ezeigbo." Interviewed by Olu Obafemi, Literary Series, The Spectator, June 19 - June 25, 2009, p. 46.
  • "Professor Akachi Ezeigbo talks about her work." Interviewed by Chilee Agunanna, in Encomium Weekly, Tuesday, June 16, 2009, p. 21.
  • "In the closet with Nnamdi Onyeuma. My writing secrets - Adimora-Ezeigbo." National Life, Saturday, November 7, 2009, pp. 50-51.
  • "Reading culture in Nigeria is falling." Interview with Prof Akachi Ezeigbo by Grace Nnamezie. Champion Arts. Daily Champion, Thursday, November 19, 2009, pp. 12-12.
  • "My Parents." Interview with Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo. Interviewed by Sesan Olufowobi, Saturday Punch, December 12, 2009, pp. 44-45.
2010
  • "One on One." Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. Interviewed by Wole Efunnuga. Sunday Tribune, 7 February, 2010, pp. 28-29.
  • "This war is a story without end - Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo" by Mcphilips Nwachukwu, Sunday Vanguard, March 14, 2010, page 58 and 60.
  • "Writing for the Young Minds" Interview anchored by Okechukwu Uwaezuoke, This Day, Sunday, May 30, 2010, pages 81-82.
  • "Adequate Funding Crucial to Effective Education System". Interview with Ugochi Osuagwu, in The Economy, Vol. 1 No 17, August 31, 2010, pages 64-65.
  • "The good Old Days at UNILAG". Interview with Chika Abanobi, in "Education Review", Daily Sun, Tuesday, October 26, 2010, page 33.
2011
  • Adeola Balogun & Nonye Ben-Nwankwo. Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. “I’d More than 19 Suitors…” Saturday Punch, May 28, 2011, pp. 18-19.
2012
  • Beifoh Osewele. Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. “Why I wept for Ojukwu.” In The Sun Magazine (Special Issue on Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu), Vol. 6, No 2316, March 2, 2012, pp. 11-13.
  • Henry Akubuiro. Interview with Ezeigbo. “Feminism is about empowerment ,not aggression.” In Sun Literary Review, Daily Sun, Saturday, August 4, 2012, pp. 29-31, 36.
  • Jibril Musa & Omotola Olaifa. Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. “I pray against war.” In Sunday Express, September 16, 2012, pp. 7-9.
2015
  • Henry Akubuiro. Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. “The ghost of civil war left me after writing a novel.” In Literary Review. Saturday Sun, March 7, 2015, pp. 40-41.
  • Destiny Isiguzo. Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. “My kind of feminism is Nigeria-centred – Akachi Ezeigbo.” In National Mirror, Friday, March 27, 2015, p. 20-21.
  • Christine Onwachumba. Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. “How dad sacrificed to see us through school – Prof Akachi Ezeigbo.” In Woman of the Sun – Me and my Dad. Daily Sun, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, p. 42.
  • Josfyn Uba. Interview with Akachi Ezeigbo. “Success is elevating, empowering people – University Don, Prof. Akachi Ezeigbo.” In Woman of the Sun. Daily Sun, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, p. 39.
2016
  • Yemi Adebisi. Interview with Prof. Ezeigbo. “Nigeria yet to Learn any Lesson from Biafran War.” In Independent, Sunday, March 6, 2016, pp. 9, 30-31.

Reading

1997
  • Read "The Departure" at a Nationwide Tour by WRITA, held in Lagos and Enugu in April 2007.
  • "Writer's Resort." Read at Ijoko, Ota, Ogun State. Sept. 20, 1997.
2002
  • Read from my work at the Department of African Studies, University of Humboldt, Berlin, Germany. May 2002.
2005
  • Read from my work at the Centre for Literary Research, Berlin, Germany. Nov. 2005.
2008
  • Read from TRAFFICKED at an event organised by Fidelity Bank Plc to mark the end of Creative Writing Workshop moderated by Chimamanda Adichie, held at Ocean View Restaurant, Lagos, Nigeria. Aug. 2008.

Paper Presentation At Events Organized On Campus
For Students, In Nigeria

1997
  • "Feminism and African Womanhood in the 21st Century." A paper presented at the University of Lagos, at a Symposium organised by the Pan African Movement of Nigeria. Sept. 17, 1997.
  • "Igbo Women and Nation Building." A paper presented at the University of Lagos in a seminar organised by the Association of Students of Igbo Studies, Department of African and Asian Languages. Oct. 2, 1997.
2005
  • "Creative Writing in Nigeria." A talk given to the students of English Department at University of Benin, Benin-City. June 2005.
2008
  • "The Future is Now." A talk given to young women at a Workshop organized by Youth Advancement Forum (Equipoise Consult) at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ojo, Lagos. Aug. 26, 2008.
  • "Feminism and the Nigerian Female Writer" A Paper presented at an interaction with the students of English Department, Babcock University, Ogun State, Nigeria, Nov. 2008.

Report

2002
  • "When the Amazons mount the tall rostrum." Reported by Akeem Lasisi (AWON Interview Report). THE COMET 23 Jan. 2002: 35.
2009
  • "In the Literary: Ezeigbo Presents Four Books Thursday," by Yemi Adebisi. Sunday Independent, June, 14, 2009, p. E11.
  • "Four at Once by Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo," by Ireyimika Oyegbami, NEXT on Sunday, Sunday, 28 June, 2009, p. 45.
  • "Ezeigbo in a harvest of titles," by Edozie Udeze, The Nation on Sunday, June 28, 2009, p. 17.
  • "Adimora-Ezeigbo's revival gong," by Onukwube Ofolue, Sunday Sun, June 28, 2009, p. 45.
  • "Why Nigerian Government Must Fight Poor Reading Culture" - a Report by Yemi Adebisi on Akachi Adimora's Launch of Four Books, Daily Independent, Monday, June 29, 2009, p. E7.
  • "My husband loves me as I am" - Report by Akeem Lasisi on Akachi Ezeigbo's book launch of 18 June 2009, The Punch, Tuesday, August 11, 2009, p. 40.
  • "Ezeigbo Eulogizes Flora Nwapa," by Nwagbo Nnenyelike, in Sunday Sun, December 13, 2009, p. 47.
2010
  • "Barmaid and the Witches of Izunga and the Burden of Womanhood", by Akinsola Omidare, in Daily Sun, Thursday, March 11, 2010, page 33.
  • "What inspires me - Prof. Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo" by Jennifer Nzeako, The Spectator, Saturday, March 26 - Friday, April 2, 2010, page 27.
  • "Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo - Professor of English who prefers Igbo name to English" by Chika Abanobi, The Spectator, Saturday, April 10 - Friday, April 16, 2010, pages 20-21.
  • "Meet Your Writers Programme". Interaction with Students of English Department at Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, on 13 November, 2008" by Henry Akubuiro, in National Life, Sunday November 16, 2008, page 22.
  • "A thought for Culture" - 2010 Women in the Media Conference, reported by Biola Gbolade, in The Nation, Friday August 20, 2010, page 35.
  • "The Prize of Responsible Writing" - Report of the Award Ceremony at Cadbury Plc for Prof. Akachi Ezeigbo in The Guardian, Monday, September 27, 2010, page 70.
  • "Cadbury ups poetry prize to $2,500 as Ezeigbo smiles home with award". National life, Sunday September 26, 2010, page 19.
2011
  • Yemi Adebisi. “United against unfair treatment to women.” In Daily Independent, Monday, March 14, 2011, p. 35.
  • Anote Ajeluorou. “How institutional conditioning has kept women down.” In The Guardian, Wednesday, March 16, 2011. P. 55.
  • Chika Abanobi. “Professor Akachi Ezeigbo’s advice on collaborative research.” In Daily Sun, Education Review, Tuesday, May 31, 2011, p. 37.
  • Ozolua Uhakheme. “Ezeigbo revisits the Civil War.” In The Nation, Wednesday, June 22, 2011, p. 33.
  • Tunji Ajibade. “In Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Roses and Bullets, echoes of civil war keeps pulsating.” In The Guardian, Wednesday, June 29, 2011, p. 55.
  • Yemi Adebisi. “Who wins the $100,000 2011 NPL?” In Daily Independent, Monday, September 12, 2011, p. 35.
2012
  • Erasmus Ndulue. “The Tyranny of a Literary Critic.” [A Comment on Ikhide Ikheloa’s malicious and biased review of Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Roses and Bullets.] In This Day, Sunday, May 13, 2012, p. 85.
  • Anote Ajeluorou. “Kuka, Ezeigbo confront Nigeria’s distorted politics through books.” In The Guardian, Friday, November 16, 2012, p. 27.
2013
  • Omotola Olaifa. “Celebrities encourage indecent dressing – University don, Akachi Ezeigbo.” In Entertainment Express, Friday, March 15, 2013, p. 5.
2014
  • Henry Akubuiro. “Emerging perspectives on Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo.” In Sun Literary Review, Saturday Sun, March 1, 2014, p. 40.
  • Yinka Olatunbosun. “A Professor’s passion for Writing.” In This Day, The Sunday Newspaper, March 30, 2014, p. 80.
  • Chux Ohai. “Time to save Nigeria from disintegration.” In The Punch, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, p. 51.
  • Ayo Oyoze Baje. “ANA’s celebration of Prof. Akachi Ezeigbo – the literary icon.” In Daily Independent, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, p. 43.
  • Adewale Oshodi. “When Jonathan’s kinsmen celebrated Achebe’s Arrow of God @ 50.” In Nigerian Tribune, Thursday, April, 2014, p. 31.
  • Prisca Sam-Duru. “Prof. Ezeigbo in literary conversation with fresh blends.” In Vanguard, Thursday, April 3, 2014, p. 55.
  • Yemi Adebisi. “Arrow of God: Recommended novel for National Confab delegates.” In Sunday Independent, April 6, 2014, p. 50.
2016
  • Yemi Adebisi. “Finding Chibok Girls is a Litmus Test for Buhari – Ezeigbo.” In Independent, Saturday, March 12, 2016, p. 29.

Personal

2002
  • WRITA NEWSLETTER . 6 APR. 2002.
2004
  • Uduma Kalu, Anson Ekechi Chukwu and Amarachi Nwoke. "AT GOETHE, WOMEN CHART A NEW COURSE FOR WRITING." THE GUARDIAN [Lagos] 19 Nov. 2004.
2008
  • Lasisi, Akeem. PUNCH REVUE: "Anger of Hands that Crush Stone." THE PUNCH 10 Sept. 2008: 49.

Broadcast Literature

1990
  • "Polygamy in Africa." Interview with B.B.C Bush house London. Jul. 1990.
2004
  • NEW DAWN. With Funmi Iyanda. NTA Network. 13 Apr. and 13 Jul. 2004.
  • NED & FOR THE PROGRAMME. NTA 10. 13 Jul. 2004.

Lectures/Seminars

1990
  • "Women and Social Change in Nigeria." SOAS Women's Club, University of London. Mar. 1990.
2000
  • "African Woman Today." Evangelische Akademie Bad Boll, Germany. Oct/Nov. 2000.
2005
  • "African Perspectives of Feminism." Centre for Gender Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. 4 Nov. 2005.
2006
  • "Gender and Post-Colonial Discourse in Nigerian Women's Writing." HARC Seminar, Royal Holloway University of London. Oct. 2006.
  • "Gender and Post-Colonial Discourse in Nigerian Women's Writing." Faculty of Arts, University of Sussex, United Kingdom. Dec. 2006.
2007
  • "Introduction to the Nigerian Civil War." 12 Feb. 2007.
  • "Literary Responses to the Nigerian Civil War I." 19 Feb. 2007.
  • "Literary Responses to the Nigerian Civil War II." 26 Feb. 2007.
  • [Series of seminars at Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom. Jan - Feb. 2007.
2009
  • "Endangered Species: African Cultures, Languages and Literatures." WOCALA Keynote Speech at African Literature Association International Conference (April 15-19) 2009 in the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A., 16pp.
  • "The Power of Words: Readers are Leaders." A lecture delivered at a Children's Book Fair organized by Reading for Development Initiative (RFDI) at The Multipurpose Hall, University of Lagos, Thursday, October 15, 2009.
2010
  • "Gender Sensitivity and the Role of Umuada in Conflict Resolution" - a paper presented at the Igbo Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference at Howard University, Washington DC, USA in April, 2010.
  • "50 Years of Children's Literature in Nigeria: Prospects and Problems" - a paper presented at the One-day Conference on Nigerian Literature at the Garden City Literary Festival, Port Harcourt, in December, 2010.
  • "The Relevance of Oral Tradition in the Education of Nigerian Youths" - a paper presented at the Faculty of Arts Conference, University of Lagos, in December, 2010.
  • Resource person for Novel and Children's Literature at the Creative Writing Empowerment Workshop organized by The Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, in January, 2011.

Essay

2011
  • Akachi Ezeigbo. “Publishers and Children’s Literature in Nigeria.” In National Mirror, Wednesday, March 16, 2011, p. 24.
2012
  • Akachi Ezeigbo. “The Nigerian Civil War and the Literary Imagination.” The Sun Magazine (Special Issue on Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu). Vol. 6, No 2316, March 2, 2012, pp. 15, 18-19.