Adeoye Deniga was a journalist and editor of Eko Akete, he was popularly called “The Professor” on account of his numerous literary productions, the first of which was in 1917. Adeoye Deniga’s first editorial effort dated back to 1909 when he started the Lagos Astrological Mercury- a paper handwritten and read by a small circle of people. In 1910 he served as editor for the New Age Herald; in 1913, The Herald-Alore- a bilingual, before he moved on to Eko Akete. Deniga was religious in his life, and active in the Holy Cross Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church where he often gave sermons. His oration at the burial of townsman, Dada Adeshigbin was widely praised and this established his reputation as a literary figure of his time.