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Philip Begho Biography | Poet

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Philip Begho (born 11 January 1956) is an award-winning Nigerian writer (dramatist, children’s writer, novelist, short story writer, and poet), the author of more than forty books. Born in Warri, Delta State, of an Itsekiri father and a mother of mixed race, he received his secondary school education at King’s College, Lagos, and obtained an LLB. from the University of Lagos and an LL.M. from the University of London (London School of Economics ). Though he currently works as a full-time writer, he has worked as a journalist, a banker, a businessman, a legal practitioner and a university lecturer. He has also engaged in film and theatrical production. His dramatic writing cuts across film, television, radio and the stage, and several of his stage plays have won awards. He also writes songs and non-fiction works, and his law book Company Formation: Precedents on Objects of Incorporation has gone into several editions.