Dickson Iroegbu, is the author of “SAVE OUR PLATEAU”, Nigeria‘s most anticipated contemporary literary masterpiece of a sublimely rich, evocative and timely collection of Poems. The movie director joined Nollywood in 1997, turning out scripts that became blockbusters, won Best Director at the first African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). His turning point in his career came in 2001 when he directed a film entitled ” Days of Glory”. The multiple award-winning writer is also, a poet.
Save Our Plateau is a great read, it draws attention to the values inherent in the entertainment industry, and Dickson’s love for his country, Nigeria. In my interview with Dickson, we talked about the ongoing ethnic crisis in Jos, President Goodluck Jonathan, President Barack Obama, Nigeria in 2011, challenges and his new found ………? Well, your guess is as good as mine! Take a listen.
In this Photo: Dickson Iroegbu
First sound tracks used in recording of the show, entitled “Fast Life” was provided by Yunghussle, 9jia, an up and coming hip hop artist for more information visit http://www.reverbnation.com/Hussleking. Second sound track, entitled “Rhema” was provided by Echo-Elijah, Afro Pop group from Ghana.