Reader in Paediatrics & child Neurology/Consultant Paediatrician & child Neurologist.
Head, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, NAU, Nnewi campus from 1st October 2019 till date
Undergraduate Qualifications
MBBS (UNN) 1987
Postgraduate Qualifications
MWACP (PAED) 2002, FWACP (PAED) 2006
Books Published
1. Igwe WC. A handbook of Paediatric Epilepsy and Febrile seizures. Ist ed. PatrobasNig Ltd 2017.
2. Igwe WC. In Tagbo BN, Ezeonwu BU, Editors. A Quick Glance at Paediatrics, 1st edition. Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2019.

1. Igwe WC, Emechebe GO, Ukoh UC. Clinical and socio-demographic characteristics of children who receive emergency blood transfusion in Orlu, Imo State Nigeria. Niger Med J 2008; 49: 67-69.
2. Ejiofor OS, Ilechukwu GC, Emechebe GO, Igwe WC, ilechukwu CA. Diagnosis and management of paediatric hepatitis C virus infection. Niger Med J 2008; 49: 96-100
3. Okafor VC, Etefie ER,Igwe WC,Okezie O. Anaesthetic management of patients with pre-eclampsia and perinatal outcome. Journal of Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2009; 1-5.
4. Igwe WC, Ojinnaka NC, Ejiofor OS, Emechebe GO, Ibe BC. Socio-demographic correlates of psycho-active substance abuse among secondary school adolescents in Enugu, Nigeria. European J Social Sciences 2009; 12: 277-283.
5. Ejiofor OS, Ibe BC, Emodi IJ, Ikefuna AN, Ilechukwu GC, Emechebe GO, Igwe WC, Ilechukwu CA. Socio-demographic differences in the distribution of Hepatitis C virus antibodies among children with sickle cell anaemia in Enugu, south east Nigeria. Orient Journal of Medicine 2009; 21: 1-4.
6. Emechenbe GO, Emodi IJ, Ikefuna AN, Ilechukwu GC, Igwe WC, Ejiofor OS, Ilechukwu CA. Hepatitis B virus infection in Nigeria-a review. Nig Med J 2009; 50: 18-22.
7. Igwe WC, Ojinnaka NC. Mental health of adolescents who abuse psycho-active substances in Enugu, Nigeria. A cross-sectional study. Italian Journal of Paediatrics 2010; 36: 53-57.
8. Emechebe GO, Emodi IJ, Ikefuna AN, Ilechukwu GC, Igwe WC, Ejiofor OS, Ilechukwu CA. Demographic and soci0-cultural characteristics of sickle cell anaemia children with positive Hepatitis B surface antigenemia in a tertiary health facility in Enugu. Nig J Clin Pract 2010; 13: 317-320.
9. Ejiofor OS, Emechebe GO, Igwe WC, Ifeadike CO, Ubajaka CFU. Hepatitis C virus infections in Nigerians.Nig Med J 2010; 51 (14): 173-176.
10. Emechebe GO, Ejiofor OS, Igwe WC, Ilechukwu GC, Okoro JC. Prevalence of sickle cell disease among children in Igbo-ukwu community, Anambra State, Nigeria. Tropical J Med Sc 2012; 1 (1): 54-59.
11. Adogu PO, Ubajaka CFU, Egenti NB, Obinwa AMJ, Igwe WC. Evaluation of risk factors of Cerebral palsy in a tertiary health facility in Nnewi, Nnewi, Nigeria: a case-control study. International Journal of Medical Sciences and Public health 2016; 5 (01): 109-114.
12. Igwe WC, Ezeudu CE, Odita AO, Umeadi NE, Ogualili P. Pattern of childhood epilepsies in a tertiary health facility in Nnewi, south east Nigeria. Journal of Medical Sciences and Clinical Research 2016; 4 (6): 10959-10965.
13. Igwe WC. Challenges in the management of paediatric epilepsy in Nigeria: a review. Tropical Journal of Medical Research 2016; 19: 1-4.
14. Ezeudu CE, Chukwuka JO, Ebenebe JC, Igwe WC, Egbuonu IE, Nwizu CA. Asymptomatic proteinuria and elevated blood pressure in urban secondary schools of south east Nigeria. Orient J Med 2017; 29: 112-118.
15. Igwe WC, Igwebuike VO. Bruising in children: Evaluation in cases of suspected non-accidental injuries in children (physical child abuse). Niger J Paeditr 2017; 44 (1): 1-6.
16. Ezeudu CE, Ezejiofor OI,Igwe WC, Ezechukwu CC, Nwankwo HM, Ezejiofor IF. Neonatal lupus erythematous in a Nigerian infant. Niger J Paediatr 2017; 44 (2): 84-86.
17. Edokwe ES, Onubogu CU, Ugochukwu EF, Igwe WC, Okeke KN, Ojukwu JO, Ofiaeli NG. Paediatric HIV test in south eastern tertiary centre: does provider-initiated testing and counseling increase the uptake rate? Orient J Med 2018; 30 (1-2): 30-35.
18. Igwe WC, Umeadi NE, Odita AO. Tuberous sclerosis complex: A report of 3 cases seen at a paediatric neurology unit of Nnamdi Azikiwe University teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra Sate, Nigeria. Nig Med Pract 2018; 73 (1-2): 23-25.
19. Chijioke Elias Ezeudu, John Onuora Chukwuka, Joy Chinelo Ebenebe, Wilson Chukwuneke Igwe, Ifeoma Egbuonu. Hypertension and pre-hypertension among adolescents attending secondary schools in urban areas of south-east Nigeria. The Pan African Medical Journal 2018; 31:145. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.31.145.15994.
20. Christian Chukwukere Ogoke, Wilson Chukwuneke Igwe, Ifeanyi Innocent Ike, Edmund Ndudi Ossai. Profile of Childhood Epilepsies and Syndromes seen in an Electrophysiology Laboratory in Southeast Nigeria. Int J Clin Pediatr 2019; 8 (2): 32-36.
21. Igwe WC, Umeadi EN, Ezeudu CE, Chukwuka JO. Acquired Epileptic Aphasia (Landau-Kleffner syndrome): case report from a pediatric neurology clinic of a tertiary facility in Nigeria. Advanced Research J Med Clin Sc 2019; 5 (12): 35-38.
22. Christian Chukwukere Ogoke, Ifeanyi Innocent Ike, Wilson Chukwuneke Igwe, Edmund Ndudi Ossai. Clinico-electroencephalographic features of children with unprovoked afebrile seizures in Owerri, Southeast Nigeria. Acta Scientific Paediat 2020; 3.(4): 02-08.
23. Ann E Aronu, Josephat M Chinawa, Obinna C. Nduagubam, Edmond N. Ossai, Awoere T. Chinawa, Wilson C. Igwe. Maternal perception of masking in children as a preventive strategy for COVID-19 in Nigeria: A multicentre study. PloS ONE 15(11): e0242650.
Previous Employment
1. Honorary Consultant Pediatrician IMSUTH, Orlu 2006-2007
2. Honorary Consultant Pediatrician (Part time), Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital, Ogidi 2007-2008
3. Honorary Consultant Pediatrician, Namdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi 2008 till date.

1. Lecturer 1(Pediatrics), College of Health Sciences, Imo State, University, Orlu 2006-2007
2. Senior Lecturer (Pediatrics), CHS, NAU, Nnewi Campus 2010-2018