Authors In Nigeria

Lanre Alfred

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Akogun Lanre Alfred was born on June 6th in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a journalist, columnist and media entrepreneur.

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Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase

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Dr. Sunny Emmanuel Obazu-Ojeagbase was born on December 31st, 1950 in Osogbo, Osun state, Nigeria to Edo parents. He is the Co-Founder of Success Attitude Development Centre, Publish...

Alex Okoroji

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Alex Okoroji known by some as "Queen of Expression" for using different mediums to empower people on her show, The Naked Philosophy was born on March 10, 1984 to Musician and former ...

Tolu Ogunlesi

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Tolu Ogunlesi was born March 3rd, 1982 in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Nigerian parents from Abeokuta, Ogun state. He is a journalist, poet, photographer, fiction writer, and bl...

Adaora Onyechere

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Amarachi Adaora Onyechere was born in 1984 to Chief Ike Onyechere and Dr. Mrs. Love Onyechere of Okigwe local government area of Imo State, Nigeria. She is a  radio an...

Toke Makinwa

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Toke Makinde was born in Lagos, Nigeria on November 3rd, 1984 to Caleb Ifemayowa Makinwa and Modupe Monica Makinwa. She is an On-air personality, TV host, vlogger and author.

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Buchi Emecheta

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Florence Onyebuchi Emecheta (populaly known as Buchi Emecheta) was born by Igbo parents Jeremy Nwabudike and Alice Ogbanje on July 21st, 1944 in Yaba Lagos, Nigeria. Her parents hailed from Ibusa&n...

Helon Habila

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Helon Habila Ngalabak was born in Kaltungo local government area of Gombe State, Nigeria in November 1967.

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Sefi Atta

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Sefi Atta was born in Lagos, Nigeria, in January 1964. She is a Nigerian Novelist and Playwritter, famous for the book "Every Good Will Come" which has earned her multiple awards lik...

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

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Adaobi Tricia Obinne Nwaubani was born in 1976 to Chief Sir Chukwuma Hope Nwaubani and Dame Patricia Uberife Nwaubani in the city of Enugu, Nigeria. She is a novelist, essayist, jour...

Chika Unigwe

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Amarachika Nina Unigwe (known as Chika Unigwe) was born June 12th, 1974 in Enugu, Nigeria.

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Lola Shoneyin

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Titilola Atinuke Alexandrah Shoneyin (known as Lola Shoneyin), was born on February 26th, 1974 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria to Chief Tinuoye and Mrs Yetunde Shoneyin (nee Okupe) who are from ...

Ben Okri

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Ben Okri was born on March 15th, 1959 in Minna, Chanchaga local government area of Niger State, Nigeria to an Urhobo father and an Igbo mother.

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Chimamanda Adichie

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born on September 15th, 1977 in Enugu, Nigeria as the fifth of six children to Igbo parents; James Nwoye Adichie and Grace Ifeoma. 

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Chinua Achebe

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Albert Chinualumogu Achebe (known simply as Chinua Achebe) was born on November 16th, 1930 in Ogidi, Idemili North local government area of Nigeria to Isaiah Okafo Achebe and&nb...

Wole Soyinka

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Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka (popularly callled Wole Soyinka) was born on of July 13th, 1934 in the city of Abeokuta, in Ogun state of Nigeria. His native town is Isara Remo, ...

Gani Fawehinmi

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Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi (known as Gani Fawehinmi) on April 22nd, 1938, to Chief Saheed Tugbobo and Munirat Fawehinmi of Ondo, in Ondo State, Nigeria. He was a l...






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