Biography Intro: Robert Beckbetter known as Iceberg Slim, was an American pimp who subsequently became an influential author among a primarily African-American readership. Beck’s novels were adapted into movies, and the imagery and tone of Beck’s fiction have been acknowledged as an influence by several gangsta rap musicians, including Ice T and Ice Cube, whose names are homages to Beck. NAME: Robert Beck DATE OF BIRTH: August 4, […]
Biography Intro: Linus Chinedu Okorie, popularly known as Linus Okorie is a Nigerian leadership consultant, author and the president and founder of Guardians of the Nation International(GOTNI), a nonprofit leadership development organization, based in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. NAME: Linus Chinedu Okorie DATE OF BIRTH: 30 April 1974 PLACE OF BIRTH: Cameroon, in a town called Kumba, South West Province. OCCUPATION: Founder and President, Guardian […]
Biography Intro:Alfred Papapreye Diete-Spiff was the first Military Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria after it was created from part of the old Eastern Region, Nigeria. NAME:Alfred Diete-Spiff DATE OF BIRTH:30 July 1942 PLACE OF BIRTH: EDUCATION: Alfred diete-spiff is an ijaw from bayelsa state and the amayanabo (king) of twon-brass, bayelsa state, born on 30 […]
NAME:Niyi Osundare DATE OF BIRTH:1947 PLACE OF BIRTH: Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State OCCUPATION: A nigerian lawyer and journalist. She is the former ceo of the nigerian women’s trust fund. EDUCATION: He gained degrees at the University of Ibadan (BA), the University of Leeds (MA) and York University, Canada CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: In 1997, he accepted a […]
NAME: Ayisha Osori EDUCATION:She attended Harvard Kennedy School of Government. CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Ayisha osori is a nigerian lawyer and journalist. She is the former ceo of the nigerian women’s trust fund. Olufunke baruwa succeeded her.
Biography Intro: Babafemi Adeyemi Osofisan, known as Femi Osofisan or F.O., is a Nigerian writer noted for his critique of societal problems and his use of African traditional performances and surrealism in some of his novels. NAME:Femi Osofisan DATE OF BIRTH:6 June 1946 PLACE OF BIRTH: Ogun State EDUCATION:Osofisan attended primary school at ife and secondary […]
Biography Intro: Ben Okri OBE FRSL is a Nigerian poet and novelist. Okri is considered one of the foremost African authors in the post-modern and post-colonial traditions, and has been compared favourably to authors such as Salman Rushdie and Gabriel García Márquez. NAME: Ben Okri DATE OF BIRTH:15 March 1959 PLACE OF BIRTH: Minna OCCUPATION: […]