Congratulations To the Winners of the I Know a Nigerian Star Writing Competition 2015!!!


It has been a roller coaster ride since the I Know a Nigerian Star Competition kicked off on October 1st, 2015. The entries were long-listed, then shortlisted, then voted upon.

Four days after voting commenced, we are pleased to announce our winners!!! Applause please.

Nigerian Star competition

They are:

In 3rd place, Somtoo Metu’s entry on Nigerian Star, Chukwuebuka Henry Nwosu with 349 votes. Somtoo is the proud winner of N40,000.


In 2nd place: Yerima Dina’s entry on Nigerian Star, Olochenemi Amata with 452 votes. Yerima Dina is a proud winner of N60,000.


And in 1st place: Funto Koya’s entry on Olugbenga Ogunbowale with 487 votes!!! Funto Koya is the proud winner of the Star Prize of N100,000

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A very hearty congratulations to our winning writers on their winning entries! Well done!!!

Nigerian Star writing competition

And thank you once again to all 166 writers who entered this race; this is possible because you chose to step up and share your Nigerian stars with the rest of Africa.

Gracias to the judges who invested their time and resources and met all our deadlines…Mrs Modupe Ehirim, Mrs Unoma Nwankwor, thank you!!

And it’s a wrap on the I Know a Nigerian Star Season 2!!! Watch out for part 3!!!


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