AMUTA, Dr. Chidi Nnanna

Born July 24, 1953
Dr

AMUTA

Chidi

Nnanna
B.A.. M.A., Ph.D; journalist, administrator; b: July 24, 1953; m: Tosin Akinycle 1980; nc: one s, three d. ed: St. John's School, Nvosi, 1959-65; Asa High School, 1966-72; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1973-83. cr: Lecturer, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1979-81; Lecturer and later snr. Lecturer. University of Port-Harcourt. 1981-86; mm: Editorial Board, The Guardian Newspapers, 1986; dir: Imo State Directorate for Rural Development, 1987; Editor, Platform Magazine, since 1988: mm:. African Literature Association; Modern Language Association. publ: Towards ASociology of African Literature (Zim Books, 1986); The Theory of African Literature (Zed Books. 1988); Prince of the Niger: hob: music, reading, watching people.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Tosin Amuta, 1980
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 1
Number of Female Children 3
Profession Journalist , Lecturer , Author
Working Experience

Chairman/CEO, Wilson & Weizmann Associates Ltd, Jan 2000 – Present; Chairman, Outcomes Communications Ltd, Jan 2010 – Present; Chairman, Port Harcourt Literary Society, Jan 2014 – Present;

Previous Appointments:

Lecturer, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1979-81;

Lecturer and later Senior Lecturer, University of Port-Harcourt, 1981-86;

Visiting Fellow, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Boston USA;

Founding Editorial Board member, The Guardian, 1986;

Director, Imo State Directorate for Rural Development, 1987;

Editor, Platform Magazine,1988-;

Group Editorial Adviser and Chairman Editorial Board, The Daily Times;

Managing Director, The Post Express Newspapers, Jun 1996 – Dec 1999;

Executive Director, Tanus Communications.

African Literature Association; Modern Language Association.

St. John's School, Nvosi, 1959-65; Asa High School, 1966-72; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1973-83.
Tertiary
N/A

Publications:
Towards A Sociology of African Literature (Zim Books, 1986);
The Theory of African Literature: Implications for Practical Criticism (Zed Books. 1988);
Prince of the Niger: The Babangida Years (1992);
IBB: Bio-bibliographical Insights;
Writing the Wrong: A Collectionof Articles by Chidi Amuta (2014);
Dynamics of Change: The Amaechi Years (Edited by Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi).

music, reading, watching people.

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