Today In Nigerian History: 13th January

 

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On this day in 1931, the first African woman publisher of novels, Florence Nwanzuruahu Nkiru Nwapa was born in Oguta…

Her novel Efuru (1966) is among the first English language novels by a woman from Africa. She later went on to found Tata Press. The first to be owned by an African woman.

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