TOP 70 NIGERIAN POETS IN 2016 (The Chrysolite Team Ranking)

The Chrysolite Team is pleased to announce the following poets (Page and Spoken Word) as the selected (not best) Poets that rocked Nigeria in the past year 2016, and are to be watched out for in 2017.

The Selection Criteria include Societal Influence, Consistency (Online, Page and Spoken Words), Publications (Electric and Paper-Back), Online and International Recognition, Awards won and Literary Promotional Programmes involved in.

NOTE THAT THE LIST IS IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER OF RANKING EXCEPT THE FIRST POET WHO IS SELECTED BY AN EXTRA MERIT OF WINNING THE CHRYSOLITE WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD 2016.

ONCE AGAIN, THE POETS WERE SELECTED BASED ON THE ABOVE CRITERIA, THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE BEST.

  1. Ogechi Veronica (Chrysolite Writer of the Year Award Winner)
  2. Ayoola Goodness Olanrewaju
  3. Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau
  4. Kukogho Iruesiri Samson
  5. Graciano Enwerem
  6. Servio Gbadamosi
  7. Samuel Amazing Ayoade
  8. Wale Ayinla
  9. Ogedengbe Tolulope Impact
  10. Bakare Kemi
  11. Olayinka Samson Aremu
  12. James Ademuyiwa
  13. Mesioye Affable Johnson
  14. Michael Ace
  15. Tanimonuore Richard
  16. Jumoke Adesewa Olah
  17. Lawal Kafayat Gold
  18. Aremu Adams Adebisi
  19. Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom
  20. Oki Kehinde Julius
  21. Damade Richard
  22. Oyeyemi Michael Sui-Generis
  23. Akinbode Israel Oluwatobi
  24. Prestige Ifeanyi
  25. Ayomide Festus
  26. Ajijola Abeeb DaBeloved
  27. Oluwaseun Tiwistar
  28. Awotide Oluwaseun
  29. Eriata Oribhabor
  30. Osigwe Benjamin
  31. Ejiro Edward
  32. Amore David Olamide
  33. Deacon Adigun Temitope Idealism
  34. Olajuwon Joseph Olumide
  35. Enigmatic Olumide Bisiriyu
  36. Timileyin Gabriel Olajuwon
  37. Lekan Malik
  38. Ezeokoye Vanessa Onyinye
  39. Valentine Mbagwu
  40. Otubelu Chinazom Chukwudi
  41. Ikirigo Sokari Jeremiah
  42. Odey David
  43. Abegunde Sunday OlaOluwa
  44. Udokamma Benedict Wilfred
  45. Olamiposi Omoyele
  46. Okeme James
  47. AbdAfeez AbdHamid
  48. Akor Emmanuel
  49. Adeosun Adams
  50. BankHall
  51. Victor Adewale LyricPoet
  52. Ojo Adewale Iyanda
  53. Adedolapo Ansel
  54. Tukur Ridwan
  55. Oluwatosin Faith Kolawole
  56. Godson Osarenren
  57. Rex Mayor Ubini
  58. Dike Chukwumerije
  59. Suddie Vershima Agema
  60. Funke Awodiya
  61. Freezing Paul
  62. Jumoke Verissimo
  63. SusamPaul Egwu
  64. Ijalusi Tolani Samuel
  65. Caleb Ugbo
  66. Gabriel Eziorobo
  67. Adegoke Adeola
  68. Alfred Joseph
  69. McCoy Major Golding
  70. Anyatonwu Sylvester

THANK YOU!

THE CHRYSOLITE TEAM

Posted by Indunil Madhusankha

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