Famous Writers from Nigeria

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List of famous writers from Nigeria, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Nigeria is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Nigerian writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Nigeria and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

List writers include Chris Abani, Gbenga Daniel and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Nigerian writers?" and "Which writers are from Nigeria?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Nigeria in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Nigeria, but they're all of Nigeria descent.
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    Nigeria, Abeokuta, Ogun State

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    Lagos, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, Ogidi, Anambra

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    Nigeria, Lagos State, Africa

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    Minna, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, Afikpo, Ebonyi State

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    Dokolo, Uganda

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    Nigeria, Africa, Ikenne

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    Nigeria, Zungeru, Africa

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    Ikorodu, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, Adamawa State, Africa

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    Nigeria, Zungeru, Africa

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    Nigeria, Okuku, Cross River State

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    Bori, Rivers

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    Ishaya Bako Nigeria, Kaduna, Kaduna State

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    Nigeria, Minna, Africa

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    Nigeria, Rivers State, Africa

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    Nigeria, West Africa, Africa

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    Westminster, London, United Kingdom

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    Kanke, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, Africa, Oyo State

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    Makurdi, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, Gombe State, Africa

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    Tanure Ojaide is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Writers from Nigeria

    Tanure Ojaide

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    Nigeria, Ekiti State, Africa

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    Nigeria, Akure, Ondo State

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    Nigeria, Lagos State, Lagos

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    Nigeria, Ilesa, Africa

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    Nigeria, Abeokuta, Ogun State

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    Barbados, British West Indies, North America

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    Nigeria, Anambra State, Africa

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    Nigeria, Lagos State, Lagos

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    Lagos State, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, West Africa, Africa

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    Nigeria, West Africa, Africa

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    Nigeria, Ilesa, Africa

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    Andy Amadi Okoroafor Bauchi, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, Kano, Africa

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    Nigeria, Kafanchan, Africa

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    Nigeria, Zaria, Kaduna State

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    Ogun State, Nigeria

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    Nigeria, West Africa, Africa

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    Nigeria, Anambra State, Obosi

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    Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States

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