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Baba Muhammad Dzukogi

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Baba Muhammad Dzukogi
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BornBaba Muhammad Dzukogi
(1965-01-14) 14 January 1965 (age 55)
Bida, Niger State
Baptised (1965-01-14) 14 January 1965 (age 55)
Died
Residence
NationalityNigerian
Other namesB.M. Dzukogi[1][2]
Alma mater
OccupationTeacher, Poet and writer[3]
Years active  2006–present
Agent
Known forCEO and Founder of Hill-Top Creative Arts Foundation.[4]
Notable work
  • • These Last Tears

1997[5]

  • • Sex is beautiful

2008[6][7]

Salary
Office
  • Ag Sports Director (SUG), COE, Minna 1988
  • Coach, Hill-Toppers Baseball Club 1992–2005
  • Secretary, Sports C1mittee, Hill-Top 1990–1993
  • Assistant Examination Officer, Hill-Top 1993–1994
  • Examination Officer, Hill-Top 1994–2000
  • Secretary, Association of Nigerian Authors, Niger State 1994–2000
  • Secretary, Academic Committee, Hill-Top 1994–2000
  • Member, Disciplinary Committee, Hill-Top 1994–2000
  • Member, Niger State Library Board 1995–1999
  • President, Nigerian Universities Education Students, ABU Zaria 2002–2003
  • National Treasurer, Association of Nigerian Authors 2005–2009
  • Member, Land Compensation Committee, IBBU 2005
  • Founder of Hill-Top Arts Centre 2005– 2006
  • National Secretary, Association of Nigerian Authors 2011– 2013
Spouse(s)
Children
Awards
Website

B.M. Dzukogi[8] is a writer[9] and the pioneer Director-General of Niger State Book Development Agency, and former General-Secretary, Association of Nigerian Authors as well being the current Chairman of Northern Nigeria Writers.[10]

Early life[edit]

Dzukogi studied in Ahmadu Bahago Teachers College, Minna. He attended Sarkin Zango Primary School, Minna to the time he finished his NCE at COE, Minna in 1985 to 1988. His father was a school sergeant there. He later went on to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained his Bachelor of Science from 2000 to 2005

Career[edit]

Dzukogi is an art administrator. He founded the Hill-Top Creative Arts Foundation in 2004, the foundations publish teen authors in Nigeria. He is responsible for the creation of many art programmes and platforms which include the Annual Schools Carnival of Arts and Festival of Songs (ASCAFS) in 1995, Nigerian Writers Series (2011), Minna Literary Series (2013), MBA International Literary Colloquium (2011), National Teen Authorship Scheme (2011), The Bookhawker (2012) and many other literary initiatives in Niger State and Nigeria.

In 2017, Dzukogi inaugurated the maiden edition of the Nigerian Festival of Teen Authors (NIFESTEENA).

He has to his credit ten publications in poetry, short stories, essays, interviews, children's stories, and aphorisms. These are: Midnight Lamp (Poetry) 1996, These Last Tears (Poetry) 1997,[11] Mystery Stones (Children's Story) 1999, Kano to Ibadan by Road (Children's Story) 2003, Jamilu the Reader (Children's Story) 2005, Potholes in my Dream ( Collection of Short Story) 2007, Sex is Beautiful (Essay on Sexuality Education) 2008, Teacher Dangana is a Cheat (Children's story) 2008, Young Couple Young Home ( Family Essay) 2010, Being True To Himself (Collection of Interviews) 2012, Seclusion (Personal Quotes) 2015.

In 2006, he single-handedly established the sports unit of IBB University, Lapai in Niger State. [12]

Work experience[edit]

Business positions SSA to the Governor on Projects and Programmes Documentation Unit
2008
Executive Coordinator, PPDU, Governor's Office, Minna
2009–2010
Head, Research and Documentation, Governor's Office, Minna
2011–2012


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See also[edit]

  • List of Nigerian writers
  • List of 20th-century writers
  • List of authors by name: D

References[edit]

  1. "A NATION IN SEARCH OF PROGRESSIVE PATH FOR LITERARY DEVELOPMENT". thenigerianvoice.com. NBF News. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  2. "2011: A YEAR OF LITERARY ADVANCEMENT : Nigerian Latest News Papers News Online". nigerianbestforum.com. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. "B.M. Dzukogi, Author at AfricanWriter.com". AfricanWriter.com. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  4. Dairo, Emmanuel O. (3 October 2015). "In Conversation with BM Dzukogi: "I do not think it is the duty of ANA to distribute books" |Praxis Magazine for Arts & Literature". Praxis Magazine for Arts & Literature. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  5. ""Millennial Season of Harvest" – A Critical Review of These Last Tears by B. M. Dzukogi Akwu Sunday Victor". Akpabana Literary Journal. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  6. Dzukogi, B. M. (2008). Sex is Beautiful. Kraft books limited. ISBN 9789784884693. Retrieved 22 January 2018. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  7. "B. M. Dzukogi". Open Library. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  8. "BM Dzukogi (far rights) with some of the participants | The Sun News". sunnewsonline.com. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  9. "The KABAFEST Dilemma, By Gimba Kakanda". Premium Times Opinion. 5 July 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  10. Japhet Alakam. "Why I want to be ANA's President – Dzukogi – Vanguard News". vanguardngr.com. Ikenna. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  11. Obi, Nwakanma (2016). Birthcry. Kraft Books. p. 75. ISBN 9789789183685. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  12. "Transparent Nigeria | BM DZUKOGI: I have penchant to unfold complex realities". transparentnigeria.com. Retrieved 22 January 2018.



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