Detutu Ajibodu

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Bisi is The Boss

Saturday October 29, 2022    4:00pm

Diseph Ruth Otto

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Pamimas Notebook

Saturday October 29, 2022    4:30pm

Efua Traore

Efua Traoré is a Nigerian-German author who grew up in a small town in Nigeria. For as long as she can remember, her head was filled with little stories, but it was not until much later that she began to write them. She has also lived in France and Germany, and she writes in English and in German. If she had her way, she would travel much more and write every day. Children of The Quicksands is her debut novel, which won the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition in 2019. Efua is the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018. She lives in Munich with her husband and three daughters.

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Children of the Quicksand

Saturday October 29, 2022    11:30am

Foluke Oyeleye

Foluke Oyeleye is the author of the 'I Am A Nigerian In...' book collection. She is a creative, encourager, business- and bridge-builder with a passion for serving others. She holds a bachelor's degree in Combined Social Sciences from St Mary's College, University of Durham, England, and a master's in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, USA. Foluke's love for writing began at an early age, and her first published work is a Harvard Business School case titled 'Chief Timothy Adeola Odutola and Nigeria's Manufacturing Sector'.
She loves and believes in Nigeria, and her life goal is to make a positive impact by spotlighting all that's good and wonderful about the country. She founded Tani Series, a publishing company in 2020. Through Tani Series, she shares creative stories to inspire children and inquisitive adults. Her first three books, I am a Nigerian in Literary Arts, I am a Nigerian in Music, and I am a Nigerian in STEM, were released in 2022.

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I Am A Nigerian in Literary Arts

Saturday October 29, 2022   

Gbemi Shasore

Gbemi is the Executive Publisher of Quramo Publishing Limited, an indigenous media company dedicated to producing quality content for its diverse audience. In a bid to contributing to the publishing industry, Gbemi Shasore established the Quramo Writers’ Prize, which honours new, emerging and unpublished writers, and Qfest (a festival of words), which encourages human interaction, literary expression and creative growth.
Gbemi Shasore has authored several books, which include In Her Own Right, Our Money Our People and The Money People, published by Quramo Publishing Limited.
As a creative and a longtime patron of the arts, in 2010, she conceived and produced the epic and well-received stage play Ajai – The Boy Slave and has produced other stage productions to her credit since then: Ajai – The Boy Slave 2; A Past Came Calling and The Write to Freedom. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of Quramo Productions and the executive producer of the movie titled Journey of an African Colony, currently on Netflix.
As an advocate for the girl-child/women empowerment, Gbemi Shasore is an ambassador of The Olave Baden-Powell Society(OB-PS), which supports girls and young women to develop their full potential as leaders and active citizens of the world. She is also a member of the Committee Of Wives Of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) and a past chairperson of the annual conference committee.v She is happily married with children and lives in Lagos

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Our Money, Our People

Saturday October 29, 2022    12:00pm

Inih Uno

Published my first children's picture book ADVENTURES WITH AMA on the 27th of May, 2022. I also teach voluntarily at Osborne Senior Secondary Grammar School. I write, as a passionate endeavor to shine the light on the importance of representation and diversity in educating children, and to be the constant voice that encourages children, no matter how different they may look, to be whomever they want to be.

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Adventures With Ama

Saturday October 29, 2022    10:00am

Jason Kanu

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The Royal Battle Part 2

Saturday October 29, 2022    1:30pm

Jesutofunmi Fekoya

Jesutofunmi Fekoya is a graduate of the faculty of law, University of Lagos. She has won and been shortlisted for several writing competitions. She was the first runner up of the Campus Writing Challenge 2018. She was also long listed for the Quramo Writers’ Prize in 2018. Her submission was developed into a young adult, fantasy novel, Mirror on the Wall, released at QFest, 2019. She is a writing coach who mentors new writers.

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Mirror On The Wall

Saturday October 29, 2022    2:30pm

Nnenna Ochiche

Nnenna is a medical doctor with a bias for Community Medicine. Her love for writing enables her use it as a tool for health education, as well as to motivate her readers to embrace African stories. She is also a wife, mom of four, a blogger and an aspiring movie maker. Her books for children are inspired by her memories of the child she was, as well as the antics of her own children who are her muses, biggest critics and biggest fans.
Ginika’s Adventures is her second book. It was on the long list for the NLNG Prize for Literature in 2019. She has two new books in the works and hopes to get them into the hands of her teeming fans this year.

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Adaeze The True Princess

Saturday October 29, 2022    8:30am

Olamibo Balogun

Olamibo Balogun is an Educationist, Trainer, Counsellor, Consultant, the founder and creative director of Great Minds Literacy Readers. She holds post graduate diploma in English education (PGDE), B.ED. She is a Chartered Teacher with her qualification certificate from the Teachers Registration Council (TRC).
Also founder of Eminent minds Empowerment Initiative. Author of the book *Lily's Little Secret with Mummy*, a book on sexual abuse. She is a seasoned administrar, a leader and goal oriented team player with motivational and interpersonal skills that is geared towards achieving success for any organisation.
The brain behind the Vocabulary Bee in Abuja that started in 2018. Also an advocate for Girl Child Education, Women Emancipation and Empowerment. Aside reading, she derives joy in counselling young girls and women. She is also a lover of God.

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Lily's Little Secret With Mummy

Saturday October 29, 2022    1:00pm

Sikemi Ifederu

Sikemi Ifederu is the Founder of Tambollo, a travel company committed to creating life changing experiences through travel in Africa. Her passion to showcase the beauty and richness of Africa to young children birthed the idea for the Adventure with Tambollo series.

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The Adventures of Tambollo

Saturday October 29, 2022    4:00pm

Sola Njoku

Sola Njoku is a children’s author, fiction writer, freelance editor, journalist and mum of two based in the United Kingdom. Her Moyo ati Kayin book series (so far published in Yoruba, Igbo and Urhobo) is inspired by her own effort to get her multi-cultural children to achieve speech fluency in Yoruba, and particularly the dearth of written resources that she encountered during this endeavour.
Sola holds an MA in International Journalism and a B.Sc in Communications; she is currently researching Yoruba culture and Anglophone African Literature with a view to progressing onto a doctorate programme. She has been engaged in literary, culture and arts journalism for over a decade and has worked with BBC Africa, The Caine Prize, Granta and Next Newspapers. Her writing has been featured in Wasafiri, The Guardian, The Punch and many other Nigerian publications.
Her books, Moyo ati Kayin, Zim na Zaram and Ese ve Ejiro have been published in an attempt to promote early multilingualism as well as create an avenue for children to simultaneously develop a love of languages and literature – two of Sola’s lifelong passions.

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Moyo and Kayin Visit The Farm

Saturday October 29, 2022    10:30am

Sope Martins

Sope Martins is the best-selling author of children's book The Greatest Animal in the Jungle. When she's not creating magical worlds with her stories, you can find her out and about in the city of Lagos, where she has built a career in broadcasting.
One day, if Sope has her wish granted, you might just find her in a book!

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Riddle Riddle

Saturday October 29, 2022    9:00am

Temiloluwa Adeshina

Temiloluwa Adeshina is an Alumnus of Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) 2021, a United States Consulate Initiative. She was conferred with the Award of Exceptional Leader of Excellence by the Women Economic Forum (WEF), Bangalor, India in 2021. Temiloluwa is passionate about learning hence in 2021/2022, she became a Cisco-certified IT Essential CCNA Professional.
Temiloluwa Adeshina is a TEDx and a Women Economic Forum Speaker, a serial social entrepreneur, an author, and a seasoned British Curriculum teacher. She holds a PGD in Education and MBA powered by World's Bank Group's International Finance Corporation (IFC). She won 2020 Access Bank Pitch-a-ton. Temiloluwa is the co-founder and the Lead Learning Officer at Readland. Readland is committed to raising leaders of competence and character through special reading, digital literacy and softskill empowerment programs.
She is also an Author, her published books include Lagos State approved, Bantu the Big Bad Bully, an Anti-Bullying Book Series, arguably the first Anti-Bullying Book Series in Africa. Her books strategically revolves around moral activities and projects that fix the moral and value system challenges in children. Such activity includes the Award-Winning, Lagos State Approved Anti-Bullying Programs mandated for all schools in the State. Hence the adoption of the book as the resource material on bullying in schools. Another book Wangari Mathai, the Mother of trees has been adopted by the Lagos State Parks & Gardens Agency (LASPARK) as the official tree planting book in Lagos State.

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Bantu The Big Bad Bully

Saturday October 29, 2022    8:00am

Tony Olaniji

Tony Olaniji is an enthusiastic storyteller, a story consultant, writing instructor and children's book author. He's also an award-winning screenwriter, piano player, children piano trainer and filmmaker.
Over the years, he's helped budding writers gain an enhanced understanding of the science and structure of storytelling. He's been a part of various children-themed initiatives and has also lectured at film festivals and workshops.
Tony trains writers, both children and adults, and also critiques children's book manuscripts. His new children's storybook is titled Kíyèsi: A Collection of African Stories for Children. He holds a bachelor's degree in English from Lagos State University.

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Kiyesi: A Collection of African Stories For Children

Saturday October 29, 2022    9:30am