Ibitola Ojoye Adebayo

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Ibitola Ojoye Adebayo was born on April 23, 1978 is A Nigerian novelist, podcaster, host and creator of ‘An Insight of an Author Show’; creator of ‘Lizzy Adams Brand’ and a clinical research consultant.

She has written a novella Acceptance (2014), and a Novel Acceptance Into Darkness (2015), and My Name is Lizzy Adams (2016).

Ibitola Ojoye Adebayo

Ibitola Ojoye Adebayo

Ibitola Ojoye Adebayo in 2016

Born April 23, 1978

Occupation Novelist, podcaster, host and creator of ‘An Insight of an Author Show’; creator of Lizzy Adams Brand’

Nationality Nigerian

Period 2014-Present

Notable Works Acceptance (2014), and a Novel Acceptance Into Darkness (2015), and My Name is Lizzy Adams (2016)

Notable Award ‘Author of the Year’, the African Women Rock Awards UK 2015

Spouse Mr. Adebayo(?)

Children 3

Personal Life and Education

Ojoye-Adebayo, who was born in Lagos, Nigeria, had her primary school in UK. Later, she had her secondary school education at Government College, Ikorodu, Lagos. Growing up without her mother’s presence had its toll on the Novelist but made her an ardent reader because her mother sent her books from UK.

Ojoye-Adebayo went further to study Pharmacology in Portsmouth University.

Writing Career

Ojoye-Adebayo self-published a novella, Acceptance, in 2014, after she gave birth to her first child. Her story, Acceptance, received wide critical acclaim and brought her to the limelights.

The novel shows the tragic consequences of secrets and lies and what happens when an ordinary girl is let down and pushed to extremes by the people she loves; her husband and family.

The success of the first book made her work on a sequel, a novel, Acceptance Into Darkness in 2015.

Afterwards, she decided to start an awareness about the girl-child, through the series, My Name is Lizzy Adams (2016).

The Insight of An Author Show

Ojoye-Adebayo founded in 2016(?)and hosts the Insight of an Author Show with which she has continually inspire writers.


  • Won ‘The Author of the Year Award’ at the Divas of Colour Awards UK 2015.
    Nominated for ‘Author of the Year’ at the Women 4 Africa Awards 2015
    Received a recognition award at BEFFTA Awards 2015
    Won ‘Author of the Year’ at the C-HUB Creativity Awards 2015
    Won ‘Author of the Year’ at the African Women Rock Awards UK 2015
  • Won ‘Diaspora Writer of the Year’ Award at the Nigerian Writers Awards 2016
  • Won ‘Best Author’ at BEFFTA Awards 2016.
    Nominated for ‘Romance writer of the year’ at the Nigerian Writers Awards, 2016
  • Outstanding Personality of the year Awards, 2018


  • http://www.ioadebayo.co.uk/the-insight-of-an-author-show. Ibitola Ojoye’s Official Website
  • http://punchng.com/adebayo-ojoye-tells-her-success-tale-2/. Punchnews
  • http://akatasia.com/articles/questions-with-author-of-acceptance-ibitola-ojoye-adebayo/
  • http://divasofcolour.com/full-list-divas-of-colour-2018-awards-winners/. Divas of Colour Awards
  • https://www.360nobs.com/2016/11/lizzy-adams-ibitola-ojoye-adebayo/
  • https://www.amazon.in/Ibitola-Ojoye-Adebayo/e/B00DXJGDMY

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  • […] She is a multi-award winning author of the bestselling ‘Acceptance series and Lizzy Adams, which she had been used to strongly advocate for the girl child. She hosts an online show ‘Insight of an Author’, which now has its office in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a presenter and a motivational speaker, who has won the Nigerian Women Achiever’s Award 2018, Diaspora Writer at the Nigerian Writers Award 2016, Best Author at BEFTA Awards UK among others. She also has her own writing workshop, which is set to hold place soon. Read More About Her Here […]