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Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by 247NaijaNews: 1:55pm On Mar 08, 2017




Uzomedia bring you a compilation of top 8 greatest Heroes and Heroines writers names of those we think have in one way or the other done the Nation proud or had been involved in nation building.

In no particular order, these persons are worthy of mention, they are:


1. Prof Wole Soyinka = Being the first Nigerian and indeed first black man to win the Nobel Prize.


2. Prof Chinua Achebe = Nigerian novelist and poet, widely recognized as the father of the African novel. His first and most influential novel, Things Fall Apart (1958).


3. Ben Okri = Poet and novelist; winner 1995 Booker Prize.


4. Augustus Taiwo "Tai' Solarin = Fought running battles with various governments in order to improve the lot of Nigerians.


5. Flora Nwapa = For being the first African woman to publish a book in English.


6. Lady Kofo Ademola = For being the first Nigerian woman to receive a University degree (Oxford).


7. Grace Alele Williams = First Nigerian woman to obtain a PhD; first female Vice Chancellor.


8. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie = For winning the 2007 Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction.




SOURCE: https://uzomediangr.wordpress.com/2017/03/08/top-8-greatest-famous-nigerian-heroes-and-heroines-writers/




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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by datola: 2:27pm On Mar 08, 2017
I agree with numbers 1 and 2 an probably 3 too.

Your citation of Achebe should not include father of African literature nonsense. Stop emabbarassing the medico turned writer who wrote one of the world's most translated books after the Holy Bible.

Since the man died, things have not only fallen apart but no longer at ease.

Grace Alele-Williams was not a writer but a mathematician who became the first female VC in Nigeria.

Tai Solarin is better remembered as activist, social crusader and educationist than a writer.

Tribute to Ola Rotimi of the famous gods are not to blame.

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by Omudia11: 6:52am On Mar 09, 2017
Where are the Hausas?

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by lilfreezy: 6:53am On Mar 09, 2017
The south dominates. Na for government appointment you go see northerners. Mtcheeew

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by loomer: 6:53am On Mar 09, 2017
Make una define hero/heroin for me
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by slurryeye: 6:53am On Mar 09, 2017
I think Cyprian Ekwensi and Ola Rotimi should make the list

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by Nobody: 6:54am On Mar 09, 2017
y is my name not dia op.....

9. mmalove olive
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by aleeyus(m): 6:54am On Mar 09, 2017
Ok
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by Sanuzi(m): 6:54am On Mar 09, 2017
yes oooooooooooooooo
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by Nobody: 6:54am On Mar 09, 2017
1 and 2 are okay for me;but what is Grace's doing in your list.
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by aleeyus(m): 6:56am On Mar 09, 2017
lilfreezy:
The south dominates. Na for government appointment you go see northerners. Mtcheeew
Writer cannot rule or run country

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by emi14: 6:57am On Mar 09, 2017
Omudia11:
Where are the Hausas?

In the bushes with malu.

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by babyfaceafrica: 6:57am On Mar 09, 2017
OP is confused,writers or heros and heroines of the country..one 1 2 and possible three I agree
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by emi14: 7:00am On Mar 09, 2017
Snowangel4:
y is my name not dia op.....


9. mmalove olive

Check the list in the other room. Tonto made no:1. Possibly your name is there
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by slurryeye: 7:01am On Mar 09, 2017
Omudia11:
Where are the Hausas?

Have you heard of names like Helon Habila, Amina Mama and Zainab Alkali

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by emi14: 7:02am On Mar 09, 2017
loomer:
Make una define hero/heroin for me

The first to publish books and first to get university degree...Oxford university
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by HarkymTheOracle(m): 7:03am On Mar 09, 2017
Great people from all over the country.

God bless Nigeria and Nigerians (except our poliTHIEFcians - God go purnish dem angry)
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by Pray(m): 7:03am On Mar 09, 2017
Where is Saro Wiwa?
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by lonelydora: 7:04am On Mar 09, 2017
Good one.
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by missile(m): 7:14am On Mar 09, 2017
Nice one
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by mildteddy(m): 7:22am On Mar 09, 2017
The list is flawed!
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by Omudia11: 7:23am On Mar 09, 2017
They're obviously not relevant.
slurryeye:


Have you heard of names like Helon Habila, Amina Mama and Zainab Alkali

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by mildteddy(m): 7:24am On Mar 09, 2017
Where is Cyprain Ekwensi
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by loomer: 7:27am On Mar 09, 2017
emi14:


The first to publish books and first to get university degree...Oxford university

So because na me first go school for my village make me hero?

Cos I'm not understanding
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by Redoil: 7:33am On Mar 09, 2017
What about cyprian ekwensi

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by thepresence: 7:33am On Mar 09, 2017
V
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by emi14: 7:35am On Mar 09, 2017
loomer:


So because na me first go school for my village make me hero?

Cos I'm not understanding

Brother that list is wrong.

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by jasperism(m): 7:37am On Mar 09, 2017
slurryeye:

Have you heard of names like Helon Habila, Amina Mama and Zainab Alkali
Yea the greatest women in the other room

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Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by emi14: 7:38am On Mar 09, 2017
loomer:


So because na me first go school for my village make me hero?

Cos I'm not understanding

Brother that list is wrong. He first said 8 top writers later derailed. I'm actually protesting.
Re: Top 8 Greatest Famous Nigerian Heroes And Heroines Writers by slurryeye: 7:41am On Mar 09, 2017
Omudia11:
They're obviously not relevant.

Says a man that doesn't know anything about Nigerian writers. What you should have done is to at least google their names

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