Authors (Vol 21, Dec 2023)

CONTRIBUTORS’ BIODATA

Rebecca Ufuoma Davies is a Senior Lecturer at Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Edo State University, Ekpoma. She obtained her Master’s degree in English from the University of Lagos, Akoka, and her doctoral degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She has worked in teaching capacity for over twenty years at all levels of education in Nigeria, with specialization in African Studies, Gender Advocacy and Communication. She has published scholarly articles and creative works in reputable academic journals. Rebecca Ufuoma Davies is a member of African Literature Association (ALA), and English Scholars Association (ESAN). She is also a Soft Skills Coach and a Broadcaster. She is currently the Head of Department of Languages and Literature at Lead City University, Ibadan.

Phone: 08066541622

Email: ufuomarebecca@gmail.com



Rita Bossan  holds a doctoral degeree in English language from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. Her area of specialization is  Stylistics, Pragmatics and Critical Discourse Analysis. She is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Drama at Kaduna State University, Kaduna.

Phone: 08025812599

Email: gimbiyabossan@gmail.com



Umar Ibrahim Jamo holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Kaduna State University. He is currently on his Master’s degree programme in the Department of English and Drama of the same university.

Phone: 07037687252

Email: uijamo@gmail.com




Lexzy Ochibejivwie is in the final stages of his doctoral programme in the Department of English, University of Lagos, Nigeria, where he is also temporarily engaged in teaching courses on Literary Theory and Praxis. Ochibejivwie obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English (Literature) from Delta State University, Abraka, Edo State, and the University of Lagos, Akoka respectively.  His research interests are in  the Short Story, Literary Criticism, Literature and Migration, and Nigerian Short Stories.

Phone: 08037604939

Email: lezxyochibejivwie@gmail.com



Josephine Ogechi Nna is in the final stages of her doctoral programme in the Department of English, University of Lagos. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Calabar, and her Master’s degree (English) from the University of Lagos, Akoka.  Her research interests are in the fields of Discourse and Pragmatics.

Phone: 08033206166

Email: ogechi.jose@yahoo.com


John Uwa is a Lecturer in the Department of English, MountainTop University, Lagos. He recently obtained his doctoral degree in English (Literature) from the Department of English, University of  Lagos, Akoka. His areas of specialization are: Contemporary Media Culture, Media Culture, Popular Drama and Literary Antropology. His doctoral thesis explores the emergence of non-mainstream performance forms in Nigeria and how they adapt more readily to digital platforms than mainstream forms. A cultural activist, John Uwa was a Project Researcher with DirtPol – a European Research Council (ERC 2013-2015) and Yale University (2015-2017) funded project entitled: “The Politics of Dirt in Africa – 1880- Present”. He is a recipient of the 2019 IADS Doctoral Scholarship, First Runner-Up in the 2022 Rahmon Bello Award for Best Ph.D. Thesis in African Studies. He has published widely in peer-reviewed journals.

Phone: 0803 881 5379

Email: jouwa@mtu.edu.ng


Folorunso Adebayo is a Lecturer in the Department of European Languages and Integration Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, where he obtained his doctoral degree in French. His thesis is on Nineteenth Century French novels. Adebayo’s scholarship, in particular, his explorations of Zola’s literary works, translations and adaptations to Nigerian dramatic space, have provided in-depth knowledge of Zola’s contributions to the French society. He has done considerable work on the literature of other Francophone and Anglophone countries where on daily basis, injustice is being perpetrated against the working class around the globe. The reviewer has presented conference papers and published a number of scholarly articles on Zola’s Vérité, Thérèse Raquin in learned journals and conference proceedings. His researches span 19th Century French literature, African literature, translations and adaptations, comparative and cultural studies.

Phone: 08023671915

Email: fadebayo@unilag.edu.ng