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Meet our board of editors

Samuel Osho

Creative Director

Samuel Osho is an award-winning writer, a public speaker, and a professional mechanical engineer. You can find some of his works on TheCable, Sahara Reporters, YNaija, ScoopNG, The Manitoban, WRRNG amongst many others.

Osho has a personal blog where he frequently shares his thoughts on writing, life, creative work, and personal development. Find him on social media via @iamsamosho.

 

‘Gbenga Adeoba

Poetry Editor

‘Gbenga Adeoba is the author of Exodus (University of Nebraska Press, 2020), winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize, and the chapbook Here is Water, which appeared in the New Generation African Poets Series (APBF/Akashic books, 2019). Find him on Twitter @_Snowburl.

Kanyinsola Olorunnisola

Fiction Editor

Kanyinsola Olorunnisola is a Nigerian poet, essayist and writer of fiction. His experimental works have appeared on many platforms, including Brittle Paper, Bird’s Thumb, Kalahari Review, Bombay Review, Lunaris Review, African Writer, Sprinng.org, Tuck Magazine, Gyroscope Review, Parousia Magazine and Sampad International Anthology. He was the 2016 recipient of the Albert Jungers Poetry Prize. He also won the 2016 Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (February) and was shortlisted for Ogidigbo Poetry Prize and Eriata Oribhabor Food Poetry Prize. He is the founder and president of SPRINNG Literary Movement.

Olakunle Ologunro

Associate Fiction Editor

Olakunle Ologunro is a Nigerian writer. His work has been published in Brittle Paper, Agbowo, the Queer Africa anthology, and the Gerald Kraak anthology for work that provokes thought on the topics of gender, social justice and sexuality. He is an alumnus of the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop and a finalist for the 2020 Adina Talve-Goodman Fellowship from One Story Magazine. He won the inaugural Kreative Diadem Prize for short fiction.

Olakunle Ologunro

Diana Anthony

Non-Fiction Editor

Diana Anthony is a writer, debater, and researcher. She holds a BA (Hons.) in Criminology from the University of Manitoba where she currently pursues a Masters in Human Rights.

She is passionate about tennis, travelling, and research, specifically, the complex relationship between law and society. She spends her free time exercising, writing short stories and researching.

Diana firmly believes that only by asking the right questions would we be able to obtain the right answers and solutions for tackling global human rights issues.

Diana Anthony

Eghele Akpere

Associate Non-Fiction Editor

Eghele Akpere is a geoscientist and a lover of fine words. He keeps a mild profile that is scratched excitingly over on demand. With a few poems and unpublished works of fiction and non-fiction, he has a place in the literary.

Eghele Akpere

Samuella Olaleye

Managing Editor

Samuella Olaleye is a freelance writer and editor with a  passion for sharing authentic and relatable stories. She believes in continuous learning and is always focused on honing her skills. She believes that communication is the bedrock of all relationships and as such writing is both a passion and a career for her. She is always looking for new ways for creative expression and this has led her both to volunteer as well as take jobs in copywriting as well as creative writing. She recently has started venturing into scriptwriting as well.

She is the Managing Editor for  Kreative Diadem and has worked with different authors and companies in creating quality content.

She can be found on Twitter and Instagram as @thesamuella. Her work can be found on pristine7.wordpress.com and on Medium as Samuella Beth

Ayobami Marcus Olasupo

Graphic Designer

Ayobami Marcus OLASUPO is a graphic designer par excellence.
He enjoys the creative challenge, working directly with his clients, and pushing himself to produce the best work possible. He has a deep understanding of the psychology behind the design, using it to create effective campaigns and corporate narratives.

An ace management consultant, he is passionate about the use of data-driven insights and creativity to create a substantial and lasting impact for organisations. He has a heartfelt connection with yam and egg.

Nicholas Aderinto

Social Media Manager
Nicholas Aderinto is a young Nigerian who believes in the power of digital media in creating lasting changes in society. He regularly contributes to Tekedia.com as a writer.  His works have also appeared on Legit.ng. He was selected to be part of the contributory writers of the Nigerian medical students association in 2018 and was reselected in 2019. He is a Kectil 2020 fellow. 

 

He is a medical student and currently serves as the editor-in-chief at LAUMED JOURNAL CLUB where he works closely with other medical students in publishing journals authored, reviewed, and edited by medical students working under the guidance of Editorial consultants.

 

Nicholas Aderinto

Blessing Bulus

Video Editor
Blessing Bulus is a passionate storyteller. She believes in the power of storytelling as a tool for change in the society: government, development, education and further inspires storytelling.
 
She acquired a degree in Mass Communications in the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, Lagos and a diploma in Film/ TV production from Multichoice Talent Factory/Pan-Atlantic University. Her skills span a wide range of fields, from producing, cinematography, costuming to production management to editing and across the spectrum.

 

Our second issue ever (published in 2019) Rebel is out. We had enthralling conversations with Frances Ogamba, Caleb Okereke, and Logan February. It is a bouquet of the best thought-provoking pieces you will find out there.

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