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Dike Chukwumerije will be live on stage at Word Up Volume 7.

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Dike Chukwumerije 2Dikeogu Egwuatu Chukwumerije, is a writer, poet and a performance poet, but everyone calls him Dike. He has a Law degree from the University of Abuja and a Masters degree from the University of London.

He comes from a family of eight and spent his early years in Lagos, Nigeria. As a child, his father was a magazine editor and he grew up reading stories and poems written by his elder brother. Dike Chukwumerije 3

 

 

He is the author of several books – including the celebrated poetry collection, ‘The Revolution Has No Tribe: A Collection of Poems on African History, Culture and Society’. His novel, ‘Urichindere’ recently won the 2013 Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Prize for Prose Fiction.

An award winning Performance Poet, he has won several Performance Poetry Competitions in Nigeria, including the prestigious Abuja Literary Society (ALS) Grand Slam.  He also did a tribute to the legendary Chinua Achebe titled, ‘Nna Anyi, Is It True?’ after his demise.

He maintains two blogs, dikechukwumerije.blogspot.com andtouchmeintheheart.blogspot.com. His works are available on Jumia, Amazon and Youtube.

Dike is married with children.

 

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Venue is Rodizzio Hall (behind the restaurant), 29 Isaac Jones Street, Ikeja GRA, Ikeja Lagos.

Date is Saturday February 15, 2014

Red Carpet is from 2pm and Main event starts 3pm prompt

Gate Fee:  VIP 5k, Regular 1k, and Students with valid ID Card N500

For more details go to www.wordup411ng.com , and follow us on twitter @wordup411

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