Dan Fulani

Dan Fulani is a Nigerian fiction writer with 16 published books to his credit since 1981, who has tried to highlight development issues through his popular fiction.

Dan Fulani was brought up on the Mambilla Plateau, northern Nigeria and educated at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. His first published works told the adventures of a young northern Nigerian boy called Sauna and the Sauna stories spread throughout Africa and were in high demand as readers in Southern and East African schools. He later wrote on more contentious themes in particular, 'The Price of Liberty', which told the story of a pesticide, banned in the US, being dumped on Africa. Other themes included a campaign against milk powder, 'The Fight for Life', and drugs, 'Sauna and the Drug Pedlars'.

His books have been published by many of the UK's leading publishers including Macmillan, Hodder and Stoughton, Longman and Nelson and also in Nigeria by Bounty Press and Safari. The Sauna series featured in a northern Nigeria television series.