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Enter “I Know a Nigerian Star” Writing Contest – Win Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Enter the 2013 edition of “I Know a Nigerian Star” Writing Competition and get a change to win one of the prizes available. By submitting an entry, you stand a chance to win any of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Tablet and A2W Verizon Tab which are available as prizes for the 1st, second and third best entries.

We at Konnect Africa, the publishers of KonnectAfrica.net, an online, pan-African magazine that celebrates Africa and the great achievements of Africans in this era are delighted to announce our first (1st) Writing Competition with the Topic – “I Know a Nigerian Star” which opens today, 1st October, 2013!!!
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Do you know a Nigerian ‘Star’? Then, submit an original article about an individual who is MAD [making a difference] around you: in your community, school, workplace, marketplace, locale or state. It is your turn to have a go at inspiring Nigerians and Africans at large, and celebrating the Stars that you encounter on a daily basis.

Entry Requirements are:

1.    Submissions must not be less than 500 words or above 1000 words.

2.    It must be the original work of the author and include at least one picture and the contact details of the ‘Star’.

3.    Your ‘Star’ cannot include any person(s) already featured on www.konnectafrica.net.

4.    Kindly ensure that your submission is accompanied by a short profile of you.

A Few Tips: Your entries will be judged based on:

Originality, Creativity and the amount of credible information you have about your ‘Star.’ You can thank us later because the judges are:

Ø  Alibaba Akpobome: Ace Comedian, Creativity Addict, MC and Writer.


Ø  Chika Oduah: International Journalist.

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Ø  Bola Essien-Nelson: Blogger and Author of the ‘Desperate Naija Woman’ Diaries and True Confession.

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samsung_galaxy_note_8The First (1st) Prize winner will smile away with a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Tablet, while the 2nd and 3rd prize winners will win one A2W Verizon Tab each. In addition, the winning submissions will be published and promoted on konnectafrica.net.

VerizonYou can’t wait to start writing, yeah? Just be sure to forward your finished product to [email protected], with the subject heading, ‘I Know a Nigerian Star,’ on or before Tuesday, 15th October, 2013; [which also happens to be our one year anniversary!!!]. Winners will be announced November 1, 2013, on Konnectafrica.net.

*By submitting articles for this competition, candidates give KonnectAfrica.Net the right to reproduce and distribute the article in printed, electronic or any other medium; and to edit as is deemed appropriate, while duly recognising its author.

*This edition of the Competition is only open to those who are resident in Nigeria. Our fans in Ghana, Kenya, Egypt, South Africa, Somalia etc. should watch out as future editions of this competition will be coming to other countries in Africa soon.

Got any questions? You can write it in the comments section below and you will be answered promptly. You can also send an email to  [email protected], connect with us on twitter @konnect_africa and Facebook on www.facebook.com/konnectafrica

Enough talk already! Get writing, and let’s celebrate our Nigerian Stars as Nigeria turns 53!

This Competition is sponsored by Avenues to Wealth, IzyAir Ltd and the Sahara Foundation.

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Ahmed Ogundimu

Ahmed Ogundimu is a Web Designer and Developer, Digital Marketing Expert and SEO Manager. I enjoy finding solutions to problems and sharing same, hence the reason for creating www.ngscholars.com and some other websites I own. I work as a web developer at Sigmanox NG and also as the web administrator/editor at NGScholars. Follow me on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


  1. I have someone in mind I think should be a Nigerian Star. though she is not of Nigerian descent, she has lived here long enough and continued on the path of her parents who were missionaries… Is this acceptable?

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