Osita EZELIORA, Ph.D. (Associate Professor), is a Wits Africa Research Fellow in the Faculty of Humanities (African Literature), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He recently completed his tenure as the Head of the English Department in Nigeria’s Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. His area of specialisation is Colonial and Post-Colonial African Literatures. He has published scholarly articles in renowned journals in Nigeria, Asia and the United States of America. His recent publications include: “Rethinking the Idiom of Transition: Mphahlele, Mzamane, and Oliphant on South African Fiction after Apartheid”, MATATU: Journal for African Culture and Society, USA.; “Trudging through the Shrapnels: Memory, Metaphor and Postcoloniality in Ossie Enekwe’s Broken Pots”, MARGINS: A Journal of Literature and Culture, India; “The Representation of African Humanism in the Narrative Writings of Es’kia Mphahlele: A Review Essay”. African Notes, Ibadan.
John Olubunmi FALOJU, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer in Department of European Languages and Integration Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria. His areas of research interest include: Linguistics of Russian Language with focus on anthropological linguistics, Paremiology, Discourse Analysis, Onomastics and Semantics. He is currently working on a collaborative research on women metaphors in Russian and Yoruba languages.
Ayodele Solomon OYEWALE, Ph.D.is a Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, African & Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria. He specializes in Yoruba Literature & Culture. He has published in many reputable national and international journals. He is a member of Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria (YSAN) and Nigerian Oral Literature Association (NOLA).
Ndubuisi H. ONYEMELUKWE, Ph.D. is a Grade 1 Lecturer in the Department of Languages, School of Liberal Studies, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos-Nigeria. He obtained his doctorate degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His research interests are Stylistics, Critical Discourse Analysis and Sociolinguistics. Along with Professor Alo, he is a co-winner of the University of Lagos Faculty Best Researcher Award, an international award for excellence in academic research, in 2010.
Alfred, A. FATUASE, Ph.D. is a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Languages, School of Liberal Arts, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos. He obtained his doctorate degree from the Department of English, University of Lagos, Nigeria. Fatuase is Dean, School of Liberal Arts at Yaba College of Technology, and former Head, Department of Languages. His area of research interest is Applied Linguistics.
Bibian UGOALA, Ph.D. obtained her doctoral degree in English (Language) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Languages, Faculty of Arts, National Open University of Nigeria. Her areas of research interest include: Media Discourse, Multimodality, Internet Discourse, Pragmatics and Stylistics. She is currently a co-researcher in an on-going study on the topic “Setting an Agenda for research into Open, Distance and e-learning in the Global South: Nigeria as a case study”. Ugoala has published articles in both national and international academic journals.