WAZANI ADAMU IJARAFU

Name of Author: WAZANI ADAMU IJARAFU Book(s): VERSES FROM THE NIGER (co-authors), WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2015 Genre(s): Poetry, Spoken Word Awards: Joint Winner, 2015 GREEN AUHOR PRIZE BIOGRAPHY: WAZANI ADAMU IJARAFU was born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. He hails from Gulak, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State....

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VANGER FATER

Name of Author: VANGER FATER Book(s): VERSES FROM THE NIGER (co-author), WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2015 Genre(s): Poetry, Spoken Word Awards: Joint Winner, 2015 GREEN AUHOR PRIZE BIOGRAPHY: VANGER FATER – a graduate of English from the Benue State University, Makurdi – hails from Buruku LGA of Benue State. Born...

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CHIKA JONES ONWUASOANYA

Name of Author: CHIKA JONES ONWUASOANYA Book(s): VERSES FROM THE NIGER (co-author), WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2015 Genre(s): Poetry, Spoken Word Awards: Joint Winner, 2015 GREEN AUHOR PRIZE Winner, Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC), March 2015 2nd-runner up, Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP) 2014 Winner, ‘War of Words’ Season 2...

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AYOMIDE GABRIEL FESTUS

Name of Author: AYOMIDE GABRIEL FESTUS Book(s): VERSES FROM THE NIGER (co-author), WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2015 Genre(s): Poetry Awards: Joint Winner, 2015 GREEN AUHOR PRIZE BIOGRAPHY: AYOMIDE GABRIEL FESTUS was born on the 14th day of June 1993 in Oyo state, South West of Nigeria, as the first child...

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NNAEMEKA NWANKWO OKERE

Name of Author: NNAEMEKA NWANKWO OKERE Book(s): BLOOD AT NOON, BRIGHTOO GLOBAL CONCEPT, 2016 Genre(s): Prose, Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAPHY: Nnaemeka Nwankwo Okere hails from Imo state, Nigeria and is a graduate of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Uyo, Nigeria. Trained as a teacher, he teaches students of...

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DOTUN ADEOBA FADAIRO

Name of Author: DOTUN ADEOBA FADAIRO Name of Book: FROM ME TO YOU: Timeless Wisdom for Your Life’s Journey, Createspace, 2016 Genre(s): Inspirational, Self Help, Poetry Awards: nil BIOGRAHY: Dotun Adeoba Fadairo is a 31 year old Nigerian poet, graphic designer, and writer, born and educated in Lagos Nigeria. He...

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AWODIYA ESTHER FUNKE

Name of Author: AWODIYA ESTHER FUNKE Book(s): THE FARMER’S DAUGHTER, SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY VENTURES, 2016 Genre(s): Poetry Awards: Fellow, Ebedi Writer’s Residency (2016) BIOGRAPHY: AWODIYA ESTHER FUNKE is a Nigerian poet, author, and Sickle Cell awareness campaigner. Though a native Ilesha in Osun State, she was born in Nigeria’s economic...

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GOODNESS OLANREWAJU AYOOLA

Name of Author: GOODNESS OLANREWAJU AYOOLA Book(s): MEDITATIONS, WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2016 Genre(s): Poetry Awards: Second place in the World Poetry Prize for Peace First place, Peregrine Reads ‘Patriot for Change Creativity Contest’ Second place,  Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (May 2015) Third place, 6th Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast, 2016 BIOGRAPHY:...

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ANGEL OYINPREYE TARILA-NIKADE

Name of Author: ANGEL OYINPREYE TARILA-NIKADE Book(s): ISABELLE AND THE REWARD FOR DISOBEDIENCE, WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM, 2016 Genre(s): Prose Awards: Nil BIOGRAPHY: Angel Oyinpreye Tarila-Nikade is a nine-year-old primary four pupil of Biedemo Premier School, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State of Nigeria. She loves storytelling, reading, singing, dancing, and kitchen chores....

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IKYAABO BARNABAS TERHEMBA

Name of Author: IKYAABO BARNABAS TERHEMBA Book(s): BEHIND THE PHONEY SMILES, PREMIER MEDIA & GRAPHICS, 2016 Genre(s): Poetry Awards: Nil BIOGRAPHY: Ikyaabo Barnabas Terhemba is a creative writer of poetry and fiction. He is the Executive Director of Galaxy magazine and a professional teacher of English and Literature. Terhemba was...

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