Days ago, we published
Top 15 Literature Lovers on Facebook in no order
Below is a follow up post to know more about them.
1. Kukogho Iruesiri Samson
Kukogho Iruesiri Samson is a poet, blogger, journalist.
Author: What Can Words Do? (poems)
Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR)
WRRPoetry, VerseUp, Poetivist, AuthorPedia. His professional skills include: Poetry, Copy editing, Social media, WordPress, Blogspot, Blogging and Writing. A B.Sc holder in Mass Communication from
Ahmadu Bello University.
2. Biokpo Joshua West
West Biokpo Joshua is from Kalabari Kingdom in Asari-Toru LGA, Rivers State, Nigeria. A graduate of Business Administration and Management in the Management Sciences of Rivers State(now Ken Saro Wiwa) Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State. He is a writer, actor, professional body builder. He is a POETIVIST(POETRY ACTIVIST). He writes poetry, drama, prose and has some articles to his name. His literary works are unpublished yet.
3. Chykah Bro
Chykah Bro is the pseudonym and alter ego of Chika Aliogo. Though a certified Chartered Accountant by profession, she doubles as a creative content writer by passion. Her writing is a distinctive blend of humour, wordplay, and inspiration, and her personality is a healthy balance of sensitivity and sensibility — a duality that’s perhaps influenced by her being a twin. A pun addict and an ice cream lover, she currently resides in Abuja, and takes time out to support her beloved Man
United whenever they’re not disgracing their ancestors.
4. Jide Badmus
Jide Badmus was born and bred in Ilorin on January 2nd, 1981. He hails from Omido, Kwara State, Nigeria; first of four siblings, an Electrical Engineer.
Badmus started writing in 2002 and has a wide range of collections on various themes. He shares his short stories, critical opinions and poetry on his blog
Some of his works have been published in national dailies and online literary magazines.
His debut book, a collection of poems THERE IS A STORM IN MY HEAD was published in February 2017. The book depicts a storm of emotions as a result of life’s uncertainty, disparity between dreams and reality, and the thin line between love and lust. He is inspired by beauty.
Jide is married to a beautiful wife, Linda and has two adorable daughters, Nora &Nicole. He is a Christian and a soccer lover. He lives and writes from Lagos, Nigeria.
5. Macpherson Okpara
MacPherson Okpara is a senior Lecturer in Literature in English, Creative Writer, Literary Research & Editorial Konzultant.
*Author of: First Class Suite and other Stories (2001), A Basket of Promises [a play] (2003), The Devil’s Messengers [a play] (2009), The Winged Idiots [a play] (2009), Why Dogs Bark at Visitors and other Stories (2009); Modern African Literature; A Survey [Literary Criticism] (2005), Companion Text on Language and Communication Skills ( 2001), A Handbook of Language and Communication Skills (2001), Topical Issues in Language and communication (2003); with Literary Journal articles/chapters in English Language textbooks (1998-date).
*Titled red-cap Chief: Aka Na-Edere Oha 1 of Oshiri Kingdom; *1998 Best Graduating Student, Literature in English Department, ABSU;
*Author, literary scholar-critic, poet, playwright, short story writer, consultant editor.
*Editor of Ebonyi Review:Journal of Abakaliki Literary Society;
*Editor, Libations for Nigeria (Poetry anthology), 2018
*President/Chief Priest, Literati Temple ( Literary Research Centre, editing, publishing, mentorship, promotion of literacy);
*Senior Lecturer in Literature, English and communication skills;
*Orator, social commentator, philosopher, anti-corruption crusader;
*Chairman, Abakaliki Literary Society;
*Member, Association of Nigerian Authors;
*Chairman, Editorial Board, Ebonyi Journal of Languages (EJOSOL): Journal of School of Languages, Ebonyi State College of Educ., Nigeria;
*Member, Oshiri Council of Chiefs.
6. Graciano Enwerem
Graciano Enwerem studied English Language and Literary studies at Imo State University, Owerri Nigeria.
An UNREPENTANT HIGHFLYER. Co-founder of Figures of Speech (FOS).
7. Cynthia Gentile
Cynthia is an African American Poetress residing in California USA . This former federal employee and commercial model resigned her government job and started her own modeling firm, Five Star Model Management. A modeling consultant agency. She is also an interior decorator.
Her lifestyle hobbies include continuously learning and growing. She enjoys working out, tennis, gardening, billiards and music. She is an avid traveler and immersing herself into different culture. She is a natural lover to all and maintains a positive mindset. She considers her smile her autograph. Her personal affirmation is, “Stay In The Light “.
8. Yusuf BM
Yusuf BM (YBM) is a poet, spoken word artist, motivational speaker and a photographer. He is the author of the poetry chapbook, Brittle Songs. Yusuf is a member of the Hilltop Art Center Minna and Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), as well as Founder/C.E.O of Teen Poetic Globe (TPG); a platform aimed at encouraging young artists around the globe and to promote poetry culture.
9. Micheal Ace
Micheal Ace, a writer, poet, essayist, blogger and computer scientist, is a native of Osun state Nigeria. Currently living his Ibadan. He’s authored two poetry chapbooks titled “Sermon from a stammerer” and “Scarlet silk”, his collections of short stories, forthcoming.
Micheal Ace’s literary works have appeared on Kalahari review, Praxis Magazine, African writer, Lunaris review, Parousa magazine, Ynaija, Naijaloaded, South Africa Diaspora, Poets In Nigeria and many more.
He’s the founding editor of ACEworld Online Magazine, a poet who believes the world is too complex for a pen to remain idle.
10. John Chizoba Vincent
John Chizoba Vincent is a cinematographer, filmmaker, music video director, poet and a writer. A graduate of mass communication. He believes in life and the substances that life is made of. He has three books published to his credit which includes Hard Times, Good Mama, Letter from Home. For boys of tomorrow is his first offering to poetry. He is a lover of nature. He lives in Lagos.
11. Sofia Kioroglou
Sofia Kioroglou is a missionary, a pilgrim and a wife who happens to write poetry and flash fiction as a form of catharsis. She would be a cave recluse in Sinai had she not met her husband in Jerusalem four years ago. She is a twice award-winning writer and a 2017 Best of the Net Award nominee. Her poetry and flash fiction have played on the radio and are included in many anthologies, podcasts and a number of literary journals and printed books. She is a freelance editor, translator and copywriter.
To learn more about Sofia Kioroglou’s work, visit:
SOME OF HER WORKS:
12. Innocent Junior
Innocent Junior is the Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Extreme Digital Graphix.
Studied Business management at University of Port Harcourt.
His favourite quotes include:
“If you’re fortunate than others, build a longer table, not a taller fence.” – Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace.
13. Paul Word Uma
Paul Word is a spoken word poet, a blogger and a student of the University of Benin. He is the winner of War Of Words 2014, Winner Arthub 2016 and Winner Enugu Poetry Slam 2018. He is the founder of kulikuli.com.ng the first web site that promote exclusive spoken word content. He is a recipient of different Awards and recognition. His work has been played on international platform in Kenya and Britain.
14. Matthew Blaise
Matthew Blaise is a young poet who dreams of butterflies, and writes to emancipate himself through poetry. When he is not checking out doing charity, his mind wanders through the universe in search of beauty and meaning. He’s been published in print and online, and currently resides in Lagos.
15. Al Akhigbe
Al Akhigbe is a writer, teacher, blogger and preacher. The author of Acts Of Our Apostles, a book with an expose on activities of religious leaders. He loves to fight ignorance by interactive debates on burning issues. He’s married and lives in Abuja, Nigeria.
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