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Chuma Nwokolo is a Nigerian lawyer, writer, publisher and founder of the BribeCode, a nationwide campaign to eradicate corporate corruption.

He was born in Jos, Nigeria, in 1963. He graduated from the University of Nigeria in 1983 and was called to the bar of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1984.

Chuma is publisher of the literary magazine African Writing. His first novels, The Extortionist (1983) and Dangerous Inheritance (1988), were published by Macmillan in the Pacesetter Novels. His other books include African Tales at Jailpoint (1999), Diaries of a Dead African (2003), One More Tale for the Road (2003), Memories of Stone (poetry, 2006), The Ghost of Sani Abacha (2012), How to Spell Naija in 100 Short Stories (2013), The Final Testament of a Minor God (poetry, 2014).