Ikenna Okeh was born in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. He has lived the most part of his early years there. In 2013, he started out with writing short stories which he shared to literary websites such as www.worldcitystories.com and www.storystar.com, and on his Facebook page. Later that year, he began work on his first novel , A Fistful Of Sands, completing the first draft in early September, 2014. He went on to write a crime novel, An Assignment In Owerri, and then accompanied it with a sequel, A Bad Time To Die. After a few months away from writing, he commenced work on another stand alone Bones & Closets . Bones & Closets has been described as a crime novel with strong political leanings. All of his novels are set in contemporary Nigeria.
He writes poems too. They are mostly narrative poetry. He has published four collections of poems and three narrative verses. His narrative verses are book length African epic stories with rich cultural and historical backdrops. They are fused with suspense, dialogue and every other element of conventional storytelling. Readers have likened his narrative verses to Homer's Illiad, told with simple language.
Ikenna Okeh likes food even though he would rather not do the cooking. He writes music reviews, promotes music, and is a co-founder of UbuntuFM Hip-Hop and UbuntuFM Music, both online platforms which respectively promote hip-hop music to a global audience and digitally distribute and sell music. Among his hobbies are traveling, reading and movies.