(born 1966, Oleh, Edo State) is project director of the Civil Liberties Organization in Lagos and a legal practitioner. His publications include Home Land and Other Poems (Kraft Books, Ibadan), Selected Poems (published as a bilingual German-English edition), and numerous articles, including the Annual Human Rights Report of the Civil Liberties Organization. He was educated at the University of Benin and the Nigerian Law School. Mr. Ifowodo is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Association of Nigerian Authors. He is taking part in the IWP through a grant from the U.S. Department of State.
On 3/23/18 the poet, journalist, and activist Harris KHALIQUE (IWP '15) received the prestigious Award for Pride of Performance for poetry from the President of Pakistan.