RIDWAN ADELAJA, Winner, 2017 Ken Egbas Prize for Festival Poetry, Calabar, is a freelance Journalist who is currently on Graduate Internship with Ventures Africa –the most influential and authoritative business news organisation in the Sub-Saharan Africa. Ridwan is a philosophical poet and his writings centre around socio-political commentary, nature and African tradition. Ridwan looks on to a career in journalism with special interest in Broadcast as a TV/Radio presenter and event compere/Moderator.
As a content developer and idea enthusiast, Ridwan is the Event Manager for TEDxIsaleGeneral, in Ogbomoso, Oyo state. He maintains a literary website (www.quillkastle.com) where writers can get their works published and readers can feast on exquisite literal efforts.
*Graduate Internship: Ventures Africa
*Winner: 2017 KEN EGBAS PRIZE FOR POETRY
*Online News Reporter: MC REPORT (2017)
*News Reporter: NTA ILORIN (2017)
*Chief Marketing Officer: HOSTTAILOR TECH. (2017)
*Campus Correspondent: RAVE TV (2017)
*Founder/Content Curator: QUILL KASTLE (2017)
*Co-editor: MUSE FOR PEACE ANTHOLOGY (2017)
*Event Manager: TEDX_ISALE_GENERAL (2016-17)
*Intern: NTA ILORIN (2016)
*President: The Campus Ambassadors (TCA) (2016)
*Associate Editor: AlFahm Magazine, (2016)
*Intern: FAAN (2015)
*Intern: DIGITAL VILLAGE (2015)
*Founder, SPEAK QUILL INITIATIVE (SQI) (2015)
*Co-Editor of ECHOES OF DAURA (JUNE, 2015).
*Curator: IROKO FUN AWARDS (2014)
*Utility Assistant: JURIST KASTLE (2014)
*Campus Correspondent: THE NATION (2014-2015)
*Editor-in-chief of T.C.A. LAUTECH (2014-2015).
*Editor-in-chief of LAUTECH TORCH (2013-2014).
*Content Curator: JOZI ART WORLD (2013)
*College Literary Analyst: WRR (2012-2013)
Ventures Africa: http://venturesafrica.com/author/ridwan-adelaja/