African author Omoruyi Uwuigiaren was born and grew up in Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria, Africa. As a young adult, he attended school for Mass Communications. Ruyi (his nickname) soon discovered his talent for the arts included drawing cartoons and writing children's books. Ruyi currently lives in his hometown where he writes for children in his authentic African style. He has published several books which include- THE ADVENTURES OF NIHU and now THE CITY OF HEROES AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE HEART OF AFRICA.