Lola Shoneyin?? born Titilola?? Atinuke Alexandrah??Shoneyin; 26 February 1974 in Ibadan, Nigeria) is a Nigerian poet and author who launched her debut novel, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, in the UK in May 2010. … She lives in Lagos, Nigeria, where she runs the annual Ak?? Arts and Book Festival.