Mike Asukwo

Mike Asukwo is the Chief Editorial Artist for BusinessDay Newspaper. He is renowned for portraying series of cartoons in satirical style, making light but deep conversations about the socio-political landscape in Nigeria. Mike is a renowned Nigerian artist whose illustrations and cartoons have been published in several magazines, newspapers, books, newsletters and Journals in Nigeria and abroad including many websites and blogs. He is an experienced sculptor whose drawings, paintings and unique hand-crafted gift items enjoy great patronage from far and wide.Mike Asukwo has taken part in many group exhibitions and is a multiple award winner of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism 2012, 2013 and 2015 (Cartoon Category). Mike Asukwo always lightens the weightiness of the dark news that most publishers peddle and very few have mastered the art form of the newspaper cartoon that Mike is gifted with.