Here is our number-four selection from Dr. Jerry Agada’s labor of love, Five Hundred Nigerian Poets. This Aboki Publishers volume, shipping from 43 New Bridge (Otukpo) Road in Makurdi, Benue State, sings with diversity. It remains a rich tapestry of creative vision.

A.N. Akwanya (Amaechi Nicholas) is the Head, Department of English, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is the author of several books including Semantics and Discourse: Theories of Meaning and Textual Analysis (1996) and Verbal Structures: Studies in Nature and Organisational Patterns of Literary Language (1997).


Written by . . . . . . . A.N. Akwanya

Archival Research by . . . . . . . Bryan Wilhite