This article, first published on authorsden.com is aimed at briefly acquainting visitors to this site of the evolutionary trends of poetry in Nigeria.
By Chidi Anthony Opara (April 11, 2008)
Nigeria, the most populated country in Africa, is a multi-ethnic and multi-lingual Nation. The country’s multi-ethnic and multi-lingual nature engenders an equally multi- cultural setting. Nigeria’s cultural diversity finds expression in the literary endeavours of her peoples, namely: poetry, prose, painting, music, sculpture, etc.