Showing posts with label Writing Competitions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Writing Competitions. Show all posts

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Prize for Literature and Literary Criticism

Applicants are hereby invited for The Nigeria Prize for Literature. The yearly literary prize is endowed by Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited to honour the author of the best book by a Nigerian within the last four years.
Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Prize for Literature and Literary Criticism

The prize rotates among four literary genres – prose fiction, poetry, drama and childrens literature. This year, the competition is for Children’s Literature.
The competition is open only to published works by Nigerian writers irrespective of thier place of residence. It carries a reward of $100,000.
Panel of Judges
  • Professor Obododinma Oha – Chairman
  • Professor Asabe Usman Kabir – Member
  • DR Patric Oloko – Member
An International Consultant will be appointed.
Advisory Board
  • Professor Emeritus Ayo Banjo – Chairman
  • Professor Jerry Agada – Member
  • Professor Emeritus Ben Elugbe – Member

Key Dates:Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Prize for Literature and Literary Criticism

The winner will normally be announced in October and will be presented to the public on a later date.
All entries must be in by 5th April, 2019. Late entries will not be entertained.

Submission Procedure:

  • Ten copies of the entry and, if available, an e-copy, together with evidence of Nigerian citizenship (photocopy of Nigerian passport or National identily card), may be submitted either by authors or publishers, in accordance with the genres in competition.
  • Books should be submitted to Nigeria LNG Limiteds External Relations Division, promoters of the prize, by the stipulated deadline. Failure to meet the stated conditions will lead to disqualification of the entry.
  • No book published before January, 2015 will be accepted. Complete contact information, including full contact address, email(s), phone number(s) and other relevant contact Information should accompany each submission.
  • An author will enter only one published work, Mere manuscripts will not be considered. No book previously submitted for this competition may be re-submitted at later date, even if major revisions have been made or a new edition published. The prize will be awarded for no other reason than excellence.
  • No members of the Advisory Board or Panel of judges can enter their work(s) for the award in the period in which they are serving and two years therafter. No entries will be entertained from members of NLNG Staff and their families

How to Enter the Nigeria Prize for Literature:

Entries shall be sent to:
The Nigeria Prize for Literature
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
Intels Aba Road Estate
Km 16 Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway
RM.B 5660, Port Harcourt
Rivers State, Nigeria.
The Nigeria Prize for Literature 
External Relations Division 
Nigeria LNG Limited 
4th Floor, Heron House 
10 Dean Farrar Street 
London, SW1H 0DX.

Sunday, 3 February 2019

N500K For Grabs in FIRST BANK Ideas Challenge 2019

 FIRST BANK Ideas Challenge 2019

It's another wonderful opportunity to announce to you about the 2019 First Bank Ideas Challenge.

Do you think you have Banking solutions for major challenges?
Do you assume that you have what it takes to become the 2019 first Bank Ideas Challenge? 

Follow the steps below to participate in the #FirstBankIdeasChallenge:

1. Follow @firstbankofnigerialimited on Facebook.

2. Share your idea from the creative above as a post in the comment section of this post using the hashtag #FirstBankIdeasChallenge and tag as many friends as possible who aren’t following @firstbankofnigerialimited to follow us on Facebook.

3. Create a community on your post by asking your friends to follow @firstbankofnigerialimited on Facebook and expand the ideas you posted on your post which must be at least 125 comments and 125 likes to qualify.

4. 25 communities stands a chance to win N20,000 based on the level of engagements.

5. Ideas with the highest likes gets shortlisted and would be invited to the the FirstBank white space, SMW 2019 and stand a chance to win N500, 000.


Entries closes at 2pm on Wednesday, 6th February 2019.

Monday, 23 July 2018

2018 CIPM Annual Essay Competition

2018 CIPM Annual Essay Competition
It's another wonderful time here for essay competition for Nigerian Undergraduate students in the varsity,take your time and read more for full clarification.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria announces her 2018 Annual Essay Competition. 

The essay, which is ONLY for Nigerian Undergraduates, must be original, empirical and of local and international journal standard. Times New Roman and 12 points font type and size are not negotiable. The length of the essay must not exceed 3000 words with proper referencing using the APA style of referencing. All entries should be typed in double line spacing, using MS word ONLY. Plagiarism in all forms is prohibited and will attract outright disqualification of indicted entries.

Employment Opportunities: Building from Nothing through Creative Solutions

1st Prize - N125,000.00 and 2 HRM books
2nd Prize - N100,000.00 and 2 HRM books
3rd Prize - N75,000.00 and 2 HRM books
• Employment opportunity/prospect for the first prize winner
• Free registration as student members of CIPM (for non-members) for all prize winners
• All expenses paid trip to the award day

Interested persons must be UNDERGRADUATES of Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics and should send their “spiral bound” papers on or before Friday, September 28, 2018, with the following documents attached:
• Reference letter from the Registrar of their institution
• Photocopy of admission letter to their current institution
• One recent passport photograph
• Current mobile telephone number and e-mail address, send to “The Registrar, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, CIPM House, 1, CIPM Avenue, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos”

Entries can also be sent in Microsoft Word format by e-mail to: and copy: with scanned copies of the above documents (in ‘a’) as an attachment to the entry

1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 
2. Past winners are not eligible to participate

For further enquiries or information: Email:
Call: Charity Nwaigbo on 08097727461
#TheCharteredInstituteofPersonnelManagement,#TheCharteredInstituteofPersonnelManagement ,cipm essay contest,essay,essaycontest,

Friday, 8 June 2018

Young & Cerebral #ICANBEMORE Essay Competition 2018 !!! Win N200K worth of gadgets

      >>Win 200k worth of Electronics Gadget by Participating in the Young I can Do Essay Competition.


Young & Cerebral, a brand aimed at empowering, inspiring and giving a voice to the youth is declaring its annual Essay Competition for the year 2018 open. 

This year's topics are centered on the core belief of the Young & Cerebral brand; Personal Fulfillment through Self-Actualization.

The aim is to connect with and engage youths on issues of self-development, personal transformation & fulfilment, encourage and reward creative writing as well as promote Nigerian ideas and stories through writing. Our goal is to sustain a National Conversation about Creative Writing for Change. With that in mind, the following topics have been chosen 

>>Category 1 is open to all ages.

How will your raw idea change the world

The essay should not be more than 500 words.

Category 2 is open to people between the ages of 18 and 35 years 2. Write about a popular Nigerian that you consider self-actualized. The essay should not be more than 750 words. Prizes include Smartphones, Laptops and Writing courses. Winners will also have the opportunity to access Young & Cerebral resources for their growth and development.

Young & Cerebral started its Essay competition in 2013 and has received over 1,500 entries yearly across 18 states in Nigeria. 
This year's judges include:
 Adewale Yusuf, Joy Isi-Bewaji, Folawe Omikunle, Isabella Akinseye and our returning judges are Sally Kenneth Dadzie and Earl Okezie 

Some of our Supporters for this year’s Essay Competition includes:

 Samsung, Bruno’s Place, Unilag Fm, Y Naija and Queen Moremi.

Entries should be sent to in word format using Arial Typeface size 12, before 12 midnight of June 21st, 2018. Winners will be announced in the month of July 2018. For more information, visit our website:here and follow all our social media pages: @youngcerebral on Facebook, Instagram &Twitter.

  • Goodluck from here

Entries Extended to 21st June, 2018.