Essay Competition Awards Judges 2014
Dickens Sanomi Essay Competition 2014 – Judges and Speakers
Dr. Eghosa Imasuen
Dr. Eghosa Imasuen, who graduated from the University of Benin in 1999, is both an author and a medical doctor. His published work includes a number of magazine pieces in online titles such as Black Biro and The New Gong, plus the critically acclaimed novels To Saint Patrick and Fine Boys. Eghosa’s books are published by the Farafina imprint of Kachifo Limited and in August this year he was appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer. He was a member of the 9 Writers, 4 Cities book tour that took place in Nigeria.
Dr. Hilda Ashio Titiloye
Dr. Hilda Ashio Titiloye earned her MBBS degree from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and has post-graduate training in Clinical Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine from Queen Mary College, University of London and the University of Cordoba, Spain respectively. She is actively and passionately pursuing a career in Cosmetic, Procedural Dermatology & Lifestyle Medicine.
Ms. Titiloye currently works at Prima Derma Lounge as an aesthetic physician, managing medical dermatological, aesthetic and anti-aging problems. She is an avid advocate for skin care, healthy living and beauty. With her proven finger dexterity and keen medical eye for perfection, Ms. Titiloye pursues beauty using evidence-based medicine and, with her expertise, she is committed to helping men and women, from all ages, who previously made poor choices regarding their skin.
Dr. Emman Shehu
Dr. Emman Usman Shehu is the founding President of the Abuja Writers Forum (AWF) and the Director of the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ), Abuja. He holds a doctorate in African Literature in English and has published two collections of poetry, Questions for Big Brother and Open Sesame. In addition, he is a teacher of creative writing and media related courses, a literary critic, a writer of short stories and a veteran journalist who has worked in both broadcast and print media.
Kevin Chuwang Pam, the Jos, Plateau State-born graduate of University of Jos, was the first Nigerian to win the television reality show Big Brother Africa in 2009. After Big Brother, Kevin became the Chief Executive Officer for Down to Earth Entertainment. He is also President at Naija Pikin, an NGO committed to helping Nigerian and African children to fulfil their needs, as well as a TV Anchor, Actor and Presenter.