Ike Oguine

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Ike Oguine is a writer and lawyer from Nigeria.[1] Oguine has been described as part of the third generation of Nigerian literature.[2] As a commentator, he has written several opinion pieces for the New Internationalist, West Africa and Times Literary Supplement, and has written several short stories.

His first novel, A Squatter's Tale, was first published in 1997 and later republished as part of the Heinemann African Writers Series in 2000.

Oguine's professional career is as a lawyer. First he worked for Chevron as the lead counsel on the West African Gas Pipeline, the Escravos GTL, the Brass LNG Project and the ONLNG project.[1] From April 2014 to May 2015, he served as General Counsel to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, under an appointment made by President Goodluck Jonathan.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Oguine, Novelist, Is Nigeria's Top Petroleum Lawyer - Africa Oil+Gas Report". africaoilgasreport.com. Retrieved 2018-02-07. 
  2. ^ Adesanmi, Pius; Dunton, Chris (2005-05-01). "Nigeria's third generation writing : historiography and preliminary theoretical considerations". English in Africa. 32 (1). ISSN 0376-8902. 

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