Godspower Oparaugo (born July 27, 1986) is a Nigerian Self-help writer and social activist. He is the founder of Initiative for African Citizens (IAC), a nongovernmental organization that advocates for youth participation in governance and decision making processes in Africa. His literary works focus on self-development and social reformation. His writing style has been considered easy to understand. In 2017, he was appointed Nigerian chapter president of the World Constitution and Parliament Association (WCPA).
Godspower Oparaugo is the sixth of eight children of his parents, was born in Okolochi, a remote community in Owerri West, Imo State, Nigeria. His parents, Boniface Oparaugo and Theresa Oparaugo struggled to raise him and his siblings. He completed his primary education in Community School, Okolochi, went to Comprehensive Secondary School, Emeabiam and completed his secondary education in Newbreed Secondary School, Badiko, Kaduna State. He has made several attempts to be enrolled into seminary school, but was not accepted. Though, his interest for priesthood was a decision of his mother which had influenced his childhood.
Being fortunate, his parents were able to train him in higher education and he became the first graduate of his family. Godspower Oparaugo studied Purchasing and Supply at Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, and Marketing at Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria. In 2017, he served his fatherland under the umbrella of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at Eket, Akwa Ibom State.
Godspower Oparaugo began his writing career in Owerri, during his first year in school at Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri in 2010. He has written articles, inspirational short notes, including “Africa and Leadership” which was published by Modern Ghana. He is known for his strong zeal for writing, creativity and social change. In 2017, his first book, The Power of Decision: Your Destiny Lies in Your Decisions was published, and was unpublished in 2019 with undisclosed reasons. He has authored other books. In 2019, he self-published his resounding book, Decide Your Future.
Decide Your Future:
A lot of people have made thousands of mistakes. The mistakes have kept them from making success. Decide Your Future will guide you wisely so that you would not make such mistakes when making decisions.
• Member of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN).
• Member, Nonfiction Authors Association