Ikeogu Oke, winner of 2017 Nigeria Prize for Literature is dead!

Abuja.

Nigerian writer and poet, Ikeogu Oke has died. He died last night, Saturday, November 24 2018 at the National Hospital, Abuja after a short illness.

Ikeogu is the winner of the 2017 edition of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, an annual competition sponsored by NLNG. His collection of poems, The Heresiad, came tops from among 184 entries received for the competition. He was also awarded with a cash prize of $100, 000.

Ikeogu Oke was a former standards editor and deputy editor (arts and culture) at the now rested NEXT newspaper.

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Exclusive: Nigerian singer and actor, Banky W set to run for a seat in the Federal House of Representatives

Exclusive: Nigerian singer and actor, Banky W set to run for a seat in the Federal House of Representatives

The singer cum actor unveiled his intentions to run for the Federal House of Representative under Modern Democratic Party at an event in Lagos on 10th of November 2018.

Sharing his message on instagram Banky wrote;

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Nigerian writer and film maker, Onyeka Nwelue makes case against the Government of Rwanda

Nigerian writer and film maker, Onyeka Nwelue makes case against the Government of Rwanda

Onyeka Nwelue

I need to write this, even though they have threatened to blackmail me in many ways than one but I have to write this. I was punished to a point where I had to apologize and they asked me to apologize to the Rwandan government.

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