SHEEFAH ZARMA

NAME: SHEEFAH ZARMA BOOK(S): BLACK ROSE (2018), THE SILENT NOISE (2016) GENRE: POETRY AWARDS: NIL BIOGRAPHY: Shareefah Ibrahim Zarma is a Kaduna-born Nigerian writer and women rights campaigner from the Babur tribe of Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State. She began her education at Seat of Wisdom Nursery and...

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IFEOMA IRENE UGBOMA

NAME: IFEOMA IRENE UGBOMA BOOK(S): ECHOES OF MERCY GENRE: PROSE AWARDS: nil BIOGRAPHY IFEOMA IRENE UGBOMA is a Nigerian writer, girl-child advocate, educator and peace advocate. She is also a certified safety officer, oil and gas document controller and a first aid administrator. Motivated by her strong passion for creating...

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SAMIRA HARUNA SANUSI

Name: SAMIRA HARUNA SANUSI Book(s): I WROTE THIS FOR YOU, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 S Is For Survivor Genre: Poetry, Prose (Fiction/Non-Fiction) Awards: Winner, Marine Platform Prize for writing in Northern Nigeria (for S Is For Survivor) Nigerian Writers Awards ADVOCACY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017, (for S Is...

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BASHIRAT ABDULWAHAB

Name: BASHIRAT ABDULWAHAB Book(s): FROM PAIN TO PURPOSE, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Motivational, Autobiography Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Bashirat Abdulwahab, author of From Pain to Purpose, is a passionate serial social entrepreneur, a trained and certified Coach with Century Anger Management of California and Sam Obafemi Behavioural Change Academy...

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RAHMER MUSTAPHA GONI

Name: RAHMER MUSTAPHA GONI Book(s): PRISONS of OUR REALM, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Non-fiction, Religious Motivational Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY RAHMER MUSTAPHA GONI (Almas) is the author of PRISONS OF OUR REALM. She is a geologist with a First Class Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from the prestigious...

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OLAYINKA ABIMBOLA EGBOKHARE

Name of Author: OLAYINKA ABIMBOLA EGBOKHARE Book(s): DAZZLING MIRAGE, Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers, 2017 Genre(s): Prose, Poetry Awards:  Winner, Audience Choice Award, Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival (Screen Adaptation). BIOGRAPHY: Olayinka Abimbola Egbokhare was born in Ibadan, Oyo State. Her love for writing was brought to the fore by...

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MARGARET SAMMY

Name: MARGARET SAMMY Book(s): AMARYLLIS: HOW CAN I GO ON?, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2017 Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: MARGARET SAMMY is a Nigerian poet and social crusader. Born in 2004, she began writing poems at the age of 10, greatly influenced by her teacher. Margaret’s work depicts a...

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ADAEZE IHUOMA ONUKWUE

Name: ADAEZE IHUOMA ONUKWUE Book(s): FRAILTY OF A PAMPERED SOUL, Dapado Publishing House, Markudi, 2016 Genre: Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Adaeze Ihuoma Onukwue, author of FRAILTY OF A PAMPERED SOUL, is a Nigerian poet, teacher, editor and historian based in Abuja. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the...

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CHIOMA A. DIRU

Name: CHIOMA A. DIRU Book(s): SODALITY Genre: Prose, Poetry, Drama Awards: Association of Nigerian Authors Children’s Literature Prize,  2017 Shortlist (for Soadality) BIOGRAPHY: CHIOMA DIRU (Nee Awani) discovered her love for writing as a child, but she only began cultivating it as an undergraduate in the University of Benin. She...

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ANITA OGBONNA

Name: ANITA OGBONNA Book(s): LETTERS TO MAMA, Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers (Ibadan), 2016 Genre: Poetry, Prose Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Anita Ogbonna is a creative writer who aims to touch and encourage lives through written words in form of poetries and short stories. She is a prolific writer who believes...

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