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Interview with Folu Agoi

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Interview with Folu Agoi

Video of an interview with Folu Agoi filmed by the Nigerian Centre on 21 March 2019 at the Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED) in Epe. In this video Agoi, president of the Nigerian Centre (2017-), speaks about his vision for the Centre and the efforts he has made to promote literature and uphold freedom of expression in Nigeria during his time as president. Agoi mentions the work undertaken to unite writers under threat of censorship, and notes the empowerment felt by those who contributed to an anthology compiled by the Centre in 2019. This interview was conducted after an event held by the Nigerian Centre for World Poetry Day, which commemorated the life and work of the Canadian-based Nigerian scholar, author and columnis Pius Adesanmi. The title of this event was What Poetry Is, What Poetry Is Not.

Interview with Folu Agoi

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Entrevista a Folu Agoi

Vídeo de una entrevista a Folu Agoi, grabado por el Centro Nigeriano el 21 de marzo de 2019 en el Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED) in Epe. En este vídeo, Agoi, presidente del Centro Nigeriano (2017-), habla sobre su visión del Centro y sobre los esfuerzos que ha hecho para promover la literatura y defender la libertad de expresión en Nigeria desde que fue nombrado presidente. Esta entrevista fue realizada después de un acto organizado por el Centro Nigeriano en el marco del Día Internacional de la Poesía, que conmemoró la vida y obra del académico, autor y columnista nigeriano, residente en Canadá, Pius Adesanmi. El evento fue titulado What Poetry Is, What Poetry Is Not.

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21/03/2019

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Nigerian Centre

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Nigerian Centre  (PEN Nigeria)

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