lagos international poetry festival

According to this article the genre of poetry has taken a backseat at the Nigerian literary scene. The Lagos International Poetry Festival wants to change this situation. Later this month the festival ‘Borderless Words’ will take place in Lagos, the poetic town.

Media Strategist, Ms Tochi Eze; Director, Lagos International Poetry Festival, Mr. Paul Efe Azino; sponsors, Nigerian Breweries Plc’s Corporate and Media Brand Manager, Mr. Edem Vindah; Canada-based Nigerian spoken word poet, Titilope Sonuga and Nigerian Breweries’ Public Relations Manager Mr. Thomson Onwoka at the press briefing last week… in Lagos	     								        Photo: CHARLES OKOLO

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