CHIMAIJEM IFEANYI EZECHUKWU was born in Clapton London on May 12th 1966*. He spent several years in England before moving back to Nigeria with his parents.
He attended the famous Ekulu Primary School and then went on to the College of the Immaculate Conception (CIC) in Enugu State. He also attended the prestigious Institute of Journalism and Continuing Education.
CHIMAIJEM returned to the UK in 1997 to continue his studies. He studied Communications with Law, at the London Metropolitan University, Where he attained a BA Honors in the Discipline. He is a qualified Paralegal and is currently a professional Assistant Teacher.
CHIMAIJEM has always been interested in writing. In fact, he started at a very early age. He was always encouraged by his late father. His influences in this area include his fellow African writers Cyprian Ekwensi, Chinua Achebe, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Wole Soyinka and more recently Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, whom he has great respect for.