Tanure Ojaide, a native of Nigeria, received his Ph.D. in English from Syracuse University in 1981. Well known in his country as a poet and a teacher, he now teaches in the English Department at the University of Maiduguri.
"Poetic Imagination in Black Africa,"
Syracuse Scholar (1979-1991):
1, Article 10.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/suscholar/vol4/iss1/10