Prof. Tanure Ojaide
Conference on Ojaide’s life, literature and the environment holds in may
One of Africa’s most prolific scholar-poets, Prof. Tanure Ojaide, turns 70 in April. For nearly five decades, his literature, especially poetry, has been an integral part of the making of the literary map of the land and people of the Niger Delta. This conference, the third of the international meetings organised around the literature of…
It is an exhilarating experience to be recognised by your own country, says Tanure Ojaide
Prof. Tanure Ojaide is an expert on African oral literature, whose poetry taps from his native Urhobo udje oral traditions. He has also written extensively on issues in the troubled Niger Delta region.