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Journalist and poet Nkrumah Bankong-Obi received a bachelor’s degree at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He has reported for PM NEWS and TheNEWS and has been a news producer at Television Continental in Lagos.
The First Shot … Ogoja Province and the Untold Story of The Nigerian/Biafra War (a post-civil war investigation) is his forthcoming book.
Bankong-Obi has previously investigated child trafficking rackets, fake drug merchants, and child prostitution in Nigeria.