Kperogi: The Man Who Redefined Grammar Column Writing in Nigeria
A Nigerian blogger by the name of Suraj Tunji Oyewale recently had an interview with me on my writing. See below his lavishly kind introduction and the link to the interview:
"Grammar column writing did not start with him; in fact, this specialization is almost as old as newspaper column writing itself. But not a few people will agree that Dr. Farooq Kperogi, Kwara-born, US-based Assistant Professor of Journalism and Citizen Media at Kennesaw State University, redefined that branch of columnism in Nigeria.
What’s more, Dr. Kperogi’s social media savviness has also meant his articles travel beyond the conventional newspapers pages and websites to Facebook, Twitter, online discussion forums and blogging platforms. He is perhaps the first name that comes to mind when grammar column writing is mentioned among millions of cyberians (Nigerians – at home and in diaspora – on the cyberspace), a term Dr. Kperogi coined.
But how did he carve such an enviable niche for himself within a short period of time? Suraj Oyewale, Jarushub’s editor, got him answer this and other questions:"