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Jonas Dogara, a writer and blogger who comment on politics and the attitudes of the average Nigerian

The use of New Media in general and blogs in particular is very important, especially for the young and young-at-heart in Nigeria and Nigerians in the diaspora. Port Harcourt being named the World Book Capital in 2014 is a very welcome development

Jonas Dogara was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He trained as an engineer in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. He grew up devouring every reading matter he could lay his hands on, sometimes with disastrous consequences. He has burnt a few of his mum’s delicious soups, while trying to heat them up and read an interesting book at the same time. His Twitter is @nfsqueezed

By: Alberto Berenguer   Twitter: @tukoberenguer

When did you start writing?
I have been writing bits and pieces of stories, poems and songs since I was in secondary school and have never stopped since then. I began to take it more seriously very recently after a smart man wrote an article that seemed to speak directly to me. Lee el resto de esta entrada

Matilda E. Orhewere, a Nigerian writer and blogger who believes in the new Nigeria

She is currently writing a book on the subject of the new Nigerian society for the future generation of Nigerians. Also she often writes on her blog and in several important websites.

Matilda Elizabeth Emigharin Orhewere was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a writer with interest in fiction and non-fiction writing as well as news reporting and editing. She is an avid reader and she writes actively on her blog and many other websites. She is one of the Nigerians promoting the ideology of reviving the spirit of nationalism in Nigerians with a view to firmly establish the new Nigeria as designed by the next generation of Nigerians. Matilda also a personal development guide lending emotional support to individuals who have fallen in status and are in a quest for a second chance of finding their way back into social acceptability. She has had the privilege of being mentored by Pastor Femi Emmanuel, Engr. TOA Bamgbopa, Sr. Apostle Fredrick Egbaiyelo, Mr. Aikay Oduoza and Ms. Irene Omolara Akinshola.

Por: Alberto Berenguer   Twitter: @tukoberenguer

When did you start writing? Does it come from family?
I grew up with writing as a major part of expression; both my parents are trained teachers and we had ample room for reading and writing.

On your way to write, do you have any mania when you write?
I have a preference for writing short articles on the current affairs and the state of the Nigerian nation focusing on reviving the spirit of the new Nigeria. Lee el resto de esta entrada