We sat down with Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, co-founder and publishing director of one of Africa’s leading publishing houses, Cassava Republic Press to talk books and the titles by Nigerian authors we should be reading.
Practising her baked creations since she was 14, there's not much about baking Benjmina Ebuehi doesn't know. So it's no surprise that she reached the quarter finals of her series of Great British Bake Off. Whether because of our mutual love for food our her infectious smile, we're a big fan of the talented baker over at Chuku's HQ and so it was our pleasure to sit and chat with her.
Biola Alabi is an African media expert with over 25 years of local and global media experience. She is the founder and CEO of Biola Alabi Media, a leading consultancy and production company based in Nigeria. After watching her Nollywood hit Banana Island Ghost, we sat down with her to find out more about the person behind the brand.
Noo Saro-Wiwa is "a pioneer in contemporary travel writing" says The Guardian. Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria follows Noo as she voyages from the bustle of Lagos to the beauty of the eastern mountains. Nominated for several writing awards, it's a beautiful exploration of Nigeria and after reading it we knew we had to sat down with the brilliant mind behind it.