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Fidelis Odun Balogun

Fidelis Odun Balogun, Nigerian literature lecturer, writer. Member Modern Language Association of Nigeria (treasurer 1981-1983), Literary Society Nigeria (treasurer 1984-1985), Association Nigerian.

Background

  • Balogun, Fidelis Odun was born on April 21, 1946 in Oka, Ondo, Nigeria. Son of Olotu and Jogbodo (Tolorun) Balogun.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy., University Illinois, 1977.

    Career

    • Lecturer II University Benin, Nigeria, 1977-1979, lecturer I, 1979-1981, senior lecturer, 1981-1984, associate professor, since 1984. Assistant editor Okike Educational Supplement University Nigeria, since 1981. Executive editor Okike No 26, University Nigeria, 1983.

      Editor Nigerian Journal Humanities, since 1984. University Illinois fellow 1975-1976. Federal Government Nigeria/Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, scholar 1967-1973.

    Works

    • Authors (publicity secretary 1984-1985), African Literature Association United States of America, Association Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, Dobro Slovo, Phi Kappa Phi. Avocations: lawn tennis.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association of Nigeria (treasurer 1981-1983), Literary Society Nigeria (treasurer 1984-1985), Association Nigerian.

    Personality

    Interests

    Lawn tennis; jogging.

    Connections

    • Married Ebun C. Yesufu, December 24, 1978. Children– Temitope, Morenike, Odun Junior Master of Arts, Leningrad State University, 1973.
    • father: Olotu Balogun
    • mother: Jogbodo (Tolorun) Balogun
    • spouse: Ebun C. Yesufu
    • children: Temitope Balogun
    • Morenike Balogun
    • Odun Junior Master of Arts Balogun
    • Leningrad State University Balogun
    • 1973 Balogun
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    Born April 21, 1946
    (age 71)
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