Nigerian Section of IBBY

Book Buzz Foundation Office

3c Oba Dosumu Street

Ikeja GRA, Lagos State

Tel.: +234 818 038 9525



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Ms Lola Shoneyin


(address of the section)


Liaison Officer

Ms Tobechukwu Anyachebelu


(address of the section)



IBBY Nigeria is a new National Section which joined in July 2023.

The Book Buzz Foundation/IBBY Nigeria is a non-governmental organisation that was founded in 2012 by award-winning writer and cultural activist Lola Shoneyin. The board of trustees are Soji Adelaja, Mojisola Ani and Lola Shoneyin.

The main aims of the Book Buzz Foundation is to promote literacy, especially amongst children of school-going age; to develop reading tools and resources to support schools in the creation of reading spaces; and to organise events and festivals that promote literacy, reading and culture.

Main projects

  • Ake Arts & Book Festival
  • Kaduna Book & Arts Festival
  • School Visits
  • Book Storm
  • TARF (The Africa Rights Forum)