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About Us
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Hi Guys!

Lagos Poetry Thon and Arts Fest  is the premier round the clock  poetry  and arts fest in Lagos, Nigeria.  Since inception ; it has trained and guided over 50000 youths and has influenced the literary and artistic  paths of creatives  through workshops, education, scholarship , mentorship and technical  support  to participants. It has also become the hub of poets and griots to communicate , interact and share relevant resources and information  as one big family.

 Lagos Poetrython  has expressions in paintings, photography, poetry slam, book readings, high school poetry debate, master classes and a creative academy.


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Curator

Oloyede Michael Taiwo


SERVICES
Book Review

We  do the in-depth analysis of the books  to give potential readers  minute fore taste of what to expect when they eventually purr through books.

Spoken Words Academy

Spoken word academy : spoken word academy is an oratory laboratory for  public speaking , performance poetry , creative writing and workshops for toast masters and art enthusiasts

Consulting 

We consult for organizations on  partnerships , sponsorship, arts festival ,  opportunities, event  planning & management,  and  creative advisory

Kitakidproject

This is a special project to help the underserved in society. We equip them with basic school items such as bags , maths set , food items to prepare them for resumption of class and teach them basic writing and performing skills

Learning with Celebrities Conference

During the learning with celebrities conference , participants are mentored and taught master classes by celebrities in the artistic space . We have had mentor like Timi Dakolo, ID Cabasa, Lola 1 , Olakunle Soriyan grace our platform

Consulting 

We organize workshops for creatives and authors to engage in critical thinking and share creative resources to further improve and expand their capacities

oratory Laboratory

We help with detailed knowledge on effective communications

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FACULTY MEMBERS
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Sammy Hazzan

Sammy Sage Hassan is a teacher, life coach and author. He is Nigeria’s premier spoken word poet with two albums and a thousand or more performances on large stages, television, radio and small venues in near 20 years of an active performance poetry career. His book Dream Maker is touted as an inspirational classic. He also writes biographies and books for governments and organizations. Sage is a filmmaker with two short films to his credit and a documentary titled The Nigerian Dream; he also lends his voice and face to film and stage. As teacher and life coach he hopes to curate the wisdom and knowledge of all time for future generations.

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DR. OLUSHOLA ADEBORODE KOLAWOLE

Dr. Olushola Adeborode, Kolawole is the author of the collection of poems, reflections  and a __little things that matter and a lover of God per excellence. He has a wide range of literary influence in the Nigerian literary space.An alumni of University of Bradford and Heriot-Watt University, Olushola is multi-award winner. He is the founder/CEO of The King’s Palace Schools, Lagos, Nigeria. He is also the founder of OAK Foundation, an education aid charity organisation.

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Tolu Akinyemi

Tolu’ A. Akinyemi (also known as Tolutoludo & Lion of Newcastle) is a multi-award-winning Nigerian author in the genre of poetry, short story, Children’s Literature and essays, Literature, 2021) and A god in a human body (Poetry, forthcoming –  January 2022). Tolu’ has been endorsed by the Arts Council England as a writer with “exceptional talent”. A former headline act at Great Northern Slam, Crossing The Tyne Festival, and Feltonbury Arts and Music Festival, he also inspires large audiences through spoken word performances. He is a co-founder of Lion and Lilac, a UK-based arts organisation and sits on the board of many organisations. Tolu’ is a financial crime consultant as well as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) with extensive experience working with leading investment banks and consultancy firms.

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Orieme

 Oreime is the host of the gathering ; a literary platform where poets musicians, audience  connect and enjoy the lush atmosphere of evocations. She is the current Mrs Nigeria. The gathering has hosted and promoted the crafts of many writers,  and spoken word artistes

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 LARRYFOREMAN 

Larryforeman is one of the most sought after masters of ceremony and entertainer in the international scene. He is a Nigerian born artiste based in US. He is an actor / radio host, compere and a brand influencer.

He had presented on BBC radio /Unilag fm and other notable radio stationsand has featured in several sitcoms and television series in Nigeria

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Tofunmi Babatunde

Product-oriented Technology Team Lead with more than 9 years of deep technical experience developing, implementing and supporting complex infrastructures. Specialized in the design and delivery of scalable mission-critical software systems. Tofunmi is an art enthusiast with flare for literature. He gives tech perspectives to artistic ideations and products.

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Odunjo Gbenga David

Odunjo Gbenga David is a prolific writer and a poet par excellence. His poems have been published across literary platforms and had performed in several events.

He is the founder of Apex Educational consult and has mentored over a hundred  thousand students.

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 John Akerele

John Akerele currently  lives in Republic of Ireland where he  is a member of the Irish Literary Society.  John's focus is on girl-child related issues. The  gender inequality he saw in the society inspired him to write and publish his first book titled “Blood on the Dancefloor”. He hopes to contribute to the poetry community through other publications that are in the works.