Imade Iyamu

Lawyer and Writer in Lagos, Nigeria

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My name is Imade. I am a writer of speculative fiction (fantasy and science fiction), a corporate lawyer at Banwo and Ighodalo and an academic.

As a writer my works have been published in Dwarts Magazine, Wolves Magazine, Afreada Magazine, the International Women’s Day Anthology of Praxis Magazine and the Dearly Beloved Anthology of Zoetic Press. In 2017 I won the Awele Creative Trust Award, was longlisted for the Nommos Award and started the Efiko Collective, a writing community for writers to advance professionally.

As a lawyer, I graduated from the Nigerian Law School in 2018 with First Class Honours in the top 2.5% of my class out of nearly 6,000 students. I am also a recipient of the Fitzwilliams Ventures Limited Scholarship to Lagos International Maritime Week 2018. Currently I am a Trainee Associate at Banwo and Ighodalo, ranked as a top tier 1 firm. I specialize in the field of Banking and Finance, specifically Corporate Finance.

  • Education
    • Rainbow College Boarding
    • University of Lagos (LL.B)
    • Nigerian Law School (First Class)