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Odafe Atogun

24 Feb 2019
Author of two books, Tadunos Song and Wake Me When Im Gone and Abuja-based Mr. Odafe Atogun has said the Nigerian society is not yet structured to aid the consumption of cultural products, especially literary books for the immense pleasure inherent in them.
24 Dec 2017
When the 9mobile Prize for African Literature longlist was recently released, Odafe Atogun was one of four Nigerian authors on it on account of his debut fiction work, Taduno’s Song and he expresses how exciting it felt to arrive at that junction: “It is like getting a present I have waited for all my life.…
23 Jul 2017
“There is Fela the man and Fela the musician. I took Fela the musician and used it to develop a story about violence and the struggle for resistance, which he stood for while he lived and sang.
11 Jun 2017
Two writers, who just burst onto the country’s literary scene with their exciting works, Odafe Atogun (Taduno’s Song) and Ayobami Adebayo (Stay With Me), which is shortlisted for the 2017 Bailey’s Prize for Literature, have challenged Nigerian publishers.....

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