Emmanuel Dandaura is the Executive Director, Institute of Strategic and Development Communication at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria. He is a creative writer, literary critic, festival curator, scholar, and multiple award winning playwright based in Abuja, Nigeria where he was born over fifty years ago.
Dandaura has in the last three decades provided valuable contributions to the development of African literature and popularised Africa’s diverse cultural expressions through his creative works, scholarly publications, public lectures and researches. He is a member of the Pan African Writers Association and has served as jury to many literary competitions and theatre festivals in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Dandaura has over the years provided strategic interventions and consultancy services in his dicipline to the African Union, UNESCO, European Union, UNICEF, World Bank, Robert Bostch Stiftung, British Council, etc