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Olu Oguibe Biography and Poems

Olu Oguibe Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Olu Oguibe, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Oguibe, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Oguibe, Olu

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The name Olu Oguibe, PhD., is legend in intellectual circles in Nigeria, most notably at the University of Nigeria where he set all sorts of academic records that continue to confound. The author of A Gathering Fear, A Song from Exile and Songs for Catalina, all collections of poetry, Olu has won all shades of grants, scholarships, academic and literary awards, including the All-Africa Okigbo Prize for Literature. Perhaps his most haunting poem, I Am Bound to This Land by Blood, is an anthem to the muses of pain and protest at literary gatherings. Oguibe is also a poet of the canvass, a visual artist who has had solo exhibitions the world over since 1988.

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