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#IKnowANigerianStar; Close of Submissions, Appreciation & Updates

Close of Submissions

It has been a whirlwind two weeks from the 1st-15th October as we publicised and collated submissions from the #IKnowaNigerianStar Writing Competition; the first of its kind from

closed Close of Submissions

Entries closed 15th October as scheduled and we now face the daunting and humbling task of reading through 180 entries; great tales of unsung heroes from the north, east, south and west…it is amazing!!! Thank you so much for investing the time, energies and intellect to participate in celebrating your stars…a few stories have made my eyes sting with tears I tell you. You guys rock!!!

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I do not envy the trio of Chika Oduah, Alibaba Akporobome and Bola Essien-Nelson who have the task of deciding who the top 5 are…they are not to be envied I tell ya.

Till the 1st of November then, keep shining Nigerians!!!

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya
Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya
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  1. Hello, just got a system delivery failed message in ma email today. I sent ma entry on the 12. But i got an inbox that message i sent was not delivered on the 16th. What am i going to do *confused* pls reply

  2. I just got a system delivery failed message in ma email today. I sent ma entry on the 12. But i got an inbox that message i sent was not delivered on the 16th. What am i going to do *confused* pls reply

    • Hi Elizabeth,
      Sorry about the mailer daemon.
      You have nothing to worry about because we got your submission. So that you know that we got it, your Nigerian Star is an amazing Soldier. Please send her our best wishes.
      Here is wishing you all the best as our Judges take a closer look at the entries.

  3. Please Ma,i don’t know what to do,am really bordered cos i sent my entry on the 12th but i got a message delivery error,i also resent it on the 15th,but i knw if it went pls reply me to be calm.tnx

  4. Good day ma’am. I just want to confirm whether you’ve received my mail. And if so, were you able to open the attached file, which is the article? I received a msg on the 17th that my message has been delayed and has not yet been delivered and the attached file has been corrupted. Thank you.
    Best of luck to all of us 🙂

  5. Please…you guyz said 5 top winners. I thought it waz just 3. Would there be a voting or something? And where would winners come to collect their prizes

    • Thanks for your question, Jason and thanks for your entry.
      Our Judges who are listed above have the onerous task of choosing the Top 5 winners, then the Top 3 winners. When the winners are announced on November 1, we will let them know the details of the prize-presentation event where they will receive their prizes. Will you be among the Winners? Stay tuned to this website.


  6. Anticipation!!! My fingers are crossed & my eyes are focused on heaven……..Let the best writer win. I thank Konnect Africa for this amazing opportunity. God bless u all.

  7. jusst wana knw if u do send a confirmation to applicants wen dier msg is received?//and at wat tym did d submission close?//

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