News

Farida Ado makes TIME’s 2018 “Next Generation Leaders” List

   

worldphoto.org

A Nigerian author in the northern part of the country, Farida Ado has made TIME’s 2018 “Next Generation Leaders” List.

A resident of Kano, the 32-year old author of six books, was described as the city’s ‘Jane Austeen.’

Farida’s books are written in Hausa language and in a way that the readers get a solution for their real-life problems.

“Women turn to romance novels to figure out how to live their own lives,” so, her “novels reflect the daily concerns and preoccupations of her contemporaries: how to get along with the multiple step-siblings from your father’s several wives; how to deal with a new, younger wife in your home; how to maintain family harmony while striving for independence; and what to do (or not do) about a husband’s infidelity,” she told TIME.

Farida’s books are inspired by real life events. Her recent series, The Block of Ashes, was inspired by a neighbor who went to a Nigerian juju priest hoping dark magic could help with her marital problems.

“I try to reflect the reality of society in my stories. These juju doctors had become a menace in many homes,” she told TIME

Promote your business to Nigerian women. Put your Text AD here.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

One of our favourite quotes at Woman.NG is a line from Emeli Sande’s Read All About It; “If you’ve got the heart of a lion, why let your voice be tamed?” This has inspired us to publish Nigerian women’s take on about everything. From conceiving a child to burying an old loved one and every life experience in between them - Nigerian women’s stories, opinions, issues, debates, advice, news etc. Read More >>

For Adverts & Enquiries:

- Product Reviews
- Pre & Post Event Publicity
- Sponsored posts
- Advert and Promotions
- Partnerships
- General Enquiries
Email: info@woman.ng
08177780045

Contact Us

Do you have a question for our editors?
Want your personal stories or opinions to be published on woman.ng?
Think you have what it takes to work with us?
Want to advertise your products or services on woman.ng?

Please contact us: info@woman.ng

Copyright © 2015 Woman.NG. Designed by Soft Runner

To Top