Olaka Nwogu (born 26 January 1965) is a Nigerian civil servant and politician who was a member of the House of Representatives from 1999 until 2011 forPeople’s Democratic Party. He represented the constituency of Tai–Eleme–Oyigbo.
Prior to being elected to the House, he served as Mayor (chairman) of Eleme local government area in Rivers State.
In March 2015, he contested for the seat of Senator in the National Assembly and won by 408,353 votes, defeating incumbent Sen. Magnus Abe of the All Progressives Congress.
In addition to his political career, Nwogu has also ventured into business. He is currently the owner of Landmark Hotel in D-line and Hinterland Construction Company in Eleme.
Nwogu graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Port Harcourt and later procured a master’s degree in Business Administration from the institute.
He emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for Rivers South East Senatorial District Election and won the March 28 2015 National Assembly election in the District.
But his victory was upturned by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja last December.
He is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for Rivers South East Senatorial District Election rerun.