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

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

Usman dan FodioUsman dan Fodio
15 December 1754
Teacher

J. P. ClarkJ. P. Clark
06 April 1935
Poet
Uzodinma IwealaUzodinma Iweala
05 November 1982
Writer

Ben OkriBen Okri
15 March 1959
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Author, Poet

Buchi EmechetaBuchi Emecheta
21 July 1944
Writer, Novelist, Sociologist, Playwright, Editor,
Gabriel OkaraGabriel Okara
24 April 1921
Poet

Gani FawehinmiGani Fawehinmi
22 April 1938
Author
Amos TutuolaAmos Tutuola
20 June 1920
Writer

Hubert OgundeHubert Ogunde
10 July 1916
Actor

Ola RotimiOla Rotimi
13 April 1938
Playwright

Okwui EnwezorOkwui Enwezor
23 October 1963
Curator

Christopher OkigboChristopher Okigbo
16 August 1932
Poet
Cyprian EkwensiCyprian Ekwensi
26 September 1921
Author

Flora NwapaFlora Nwapa
13 January 1931
Author

Daniel O. FagunwaDaniel O. Fagunwa
1903 AD
Author

Nnimmo BasseyNnimmo Bassey
 
Kola OgunmolaKola Ogunmola
11 November 1925
Dramatist

Kole OmotosoKole Omotoso
21 April 1943
Novelist
T.M. AlukoT.M. Aluko
14 June 1918
Writer

Onuora NzekwuOnuora Nzekwu
19 February 1928
Professor

Solomon BabalolaSolomon Babalola
17 December 1926
Poet
James Ene HenshawJames Ene Henshaw
29 August 1924
Playwright