Ikechukwu Wilson Nweke Wins 2019 BBC News Pidgin Essay Competition

Ikechukwu Wilson Nweke has won the second edition of the BBC News Pidgin Essay competition titled: “Is Africa Ready for Female Political Leadership?”

Ikechukwu Wilson Nweke, currently studies International Studies at the University of Benin (UNIBEN). The winning essay will be shown on BBC News Pidgin and Ikechukwu will receive his award at a ceremony in Lagos where he will read his essay to a specially invited audience.

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Chelochi Onyemelukwe-Onoubia Wins Best Fiction Writer Award At 2019 Sharjah International Book Fair

41-year-old Chelochi Onyemelukwe-Onoubia, has won the award for best fiction writer at the Sharjah International Book Fair, in the United Arab Emirates.

Mrs. Chelochi Onyemelukwe-Onoubia, whose debut work, ‘Son of the House’, won in the best fiction category, was honoured by the Ruler of Sharjah, Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, on the 30th of October 2019 at the opening ceremony of the Sharjah International Book Fair, United Arab Emirate (UAE).

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