One of the most famous writers in the field of Young Adult / sci-fi and fantasy is the Nigerian / American writer Nnedi Okorafor. Now there is an even younger writer with Nigerian roots that is knocking at the door of this world behind closed doors. Her name is Tomi Adeyemi. She studied in the United States, did some studying in Brazil, found out about Nigerian roots in that country, she delved deeper into these roots and a book is on the way.
Read here more about this young talent.