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Buhari mourns NLNG poetry prize winner, Oke

Buhari mourns NLNG poetry prize winner, Oke

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of one of Nigeria’s renowned poets and winner of the 2017 NLNG-sponsored Nigerian Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke. This was even as he has encouraged all Nigerians, the literary community and lovers of art to honour Oke’s memory by imbibing the didactic message […]
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OBITUARY: Ikeogu Oke, the exceptional wordsmith who wrote a poem for 27 years

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Among the army of poets that Africa boasts of, Ikeogu Oke is one of the new generation wordsmiths whose repertoire of poems will captivate the mind of the most critical
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Ikeogu Oke, winner of 2017 NLNG Prize, is dead

Ikeogu Oke, winner of 2017 NLNG Prize, is dead

“Ikeogu was a guest performer at the World Poetry Day 2018 celebration in Abuja. Ikoegu was one of the few Nigerian writers who lives on in his literary works.” Henry Akubuiro Ikeogu Oke, the author of the poetry volume, Heresiad, and winner of the 2017 Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by NLNG, has died. He […]
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