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Cyprian Ekwensi


The official website of the late Chief Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi MFR (September 26th, 1921 – November 4th, 2007). Best known as the author of popular Nigerian novels, children’s books, and other short fiction, many of which have managed to be published, sold, and have gained recognition all over the world. Some of these favorites include Jagua Nana, People Of The City, Burning Grass, Passport Of Mallam Ilia, The Drummer Boy, and much more.

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