Haneefah Abdulrahman

Haneefah Abdulrahman

Haneefah is a writer, interviewer, spoken poetry artiste, and podcaster. She is an Editorial Assistant at The Moveee. Her works have appeared in Nigerian Review, The Witsprouts Project, Arts MuseFair, and elsewhere. She is a 2021 fellow of Ebedi International Writers Residency and a Columnist at DailyTrust Newspaper. She is the author of Shades of Becoming.
20 Articles

Onyeka Nwelue Believes Africa is a Graveyard of Wasted Dreams

The Nigerian filmmaker, publisher, talk-show host, bookseller, author, serial founder, and contemporary African literary heavyweight Onyeka Nwelue shares his thoughts…

Yahuza Abdulkadir reads Dead Men on The Poetry Experience

In this episode of The Poetry Experience, Yahuza Abdulkadir reads "Dead Men", published in Konya Shams Rumi, and "Our Nightmares",…

Zakiyyah Dzukogi reads The Middle Of June, 1780 on The Poetry Experience

In this episode of The Poetry Experience, Zakiyyah Dzukogi reads two of her poems: "The Middle Of June, 1780", published in Kahalari…

Ali Mamman Lawan reads My First Son is Pain on The Poetry Experience podcast

In this episode of The Poetry Experience Podcast, Ali Mamman Lawan reads two of his poems: My First Son is…

Naseeba Babale reads How I Wear my Accent on The Poetry Experience Podcast

In this episode of The Poetry Experience Podcast, Naseeba Babale reads two of her poems: How I Wear my Accent,…

How do we define poetry? Introducing The Poetry Experience Podcast

Every day, we ask questions about what poetry is. We tend to get a wide range of answers, informed by…

Hafsat K Abdullahi on the role of the creative in cultural revolution

21-year-old Hafsat K. Abdullahi is a writer, award-winning spoken-word artiste, fashion designer, and model who is a member of Hill-Top…

Haneefah Abdulrahman 15 Min Read

Fisayo Soyombo hunts after the truth even in the face of death

In April 2022, Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) reported that Fisayo Soyombo emerged as one of the 13 selected fellows…

Why is Loveth Liberty making poetry that sounds “homemade”?

Loveth Liberty is carefree and full of life. She is talented and grounded. A 3-time poetry slam champion, 2-time talent show…

Haneefah Abdulrahman 13 Min Read

Poet and activist Hassana Maina on the importance of resilience in strengthening Black identity

Hassana Maina is a lawyer, poet, and advocate against sexual violence. As a poet, she has been invited as a…

Haneefah Abdulrahman 11 Min Read

Bash Amuneni sees architecture as a tangible form of poetry

Bash Amuneni explores creativity in poetry and architecture. It's like a double dose of blessing. He sees poetry in architecture…

Haneefah Abdulrahman 14 Min Read

Photographer Blaq Sleek wants to help people gain confidence in their looks, a portrait at a time

Gideon N Gabriel, mostly known as Blaq Sleek, is a portrait photographer from Zaria, Nigeria. His photos are characterised by…

Haneefah Abdulrahman 11 Min Read
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