Famous People From Nigeria
Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
15 September 1977
Writer
Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe
16 November 1930
Nigerian novelist

Wole SoyinkaWole Soyinka
13 July 1934
Author, Poet, Playwright

Usman dan FodioUsman dan Fodio
15 December 1754
Teacher

Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
10 October 1941
Writer, Poet, Screenwriter

Ben OkriBen Okri
15 March 1959
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Author, Poet
Uzodinma IwealaUzodinma Iweala
05 November 1982
Writer

Buchi EmechetaBuchi Emecheta
21 July 1944
Writer, Novelist, Sociologist, Playwright, Editor,

Amos TutuolaAmos Tutuola
20 June 1920
Writer
Hubert OgundeHubert Ogunde
10 July 1916
Actor

Gabriel OkaraGabriel Okara
24 April 1921
Poet
Gani FawehinmiGani Fawehinmi
22 April 1938
Author

Cyprian EkwensiCyprian Ekwensi
26 September 1921
Author

Christopher OkigboChristopher Okigbo
16 August 1932
Poet

Ola RotimiOla Rotimi
13 April 1938
Playwright

Okwui EnwezorOkwui Enwezor
23 October 1963
Curator
J. P. ClarkJ. P. Clark
06 April 1935
Poet

Daniel O. FagunwaDaniel O. Fagunwa
1903 AD
Author

Flora NwapaFlora Nwapa
13 January 1931
Author

Kola OgunmolaKola Ogunmola
11 November 1925
Dramatist
Nnimmo BasseyNnimmo Bassey
 

Onuora NzekwuOnuora Nzekwu
19 February 1928
Professor
Kole OmotosoKole Omotoso
21 April 1943
Novelist

Solomon BabalolaSolomon Babalola
17 December 1926
Poet

T.M. AlukoT.M. Aluko
14 June 1918
Writer
James Ene HenshawJames Ene Henshaw
29 August 1924
Playwright