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2015 Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students in Nigeria

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Submission DEADLINE: May 15, 2015

What: 2015 Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition

Whom: Secondary School Students in Nigeria

Theme: The Nigerian Political Class and the Citizens Quest for Good Governance”

The Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition spans over a decade of developing and rewarding the writing skills of Nigerian youths towards national development

The 2015 edition will be open from March 9th and will close on May 15th, 2015.The theme for this year’s edition is “The Nigerian Political Class and the Citizens Quest for Good Governance”.

The annual competition is part of the activities lined up to mark the 70th Birthday of Dr. Mike Okonkwo, the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM).
The competition is designed to contribute to the development of the nation’s education sector and to sensitize students by encouraging them to excel in their world by developing their abilities and to think through issues as well as to make a change in their world even at their tender age.

Eligibility:

  • Secondary School Students in Nigeria

How to Participate:

  • To participate in the competition, students are required to write essays of not more than 2000 words, to be submitted with a passport photograph of the student, full name, address, contact telephone number, class, school and name and telephone contact of principal.

Prizes:

  • First Prize: N100,000 + laptop; school gets 3 set of PC + printer.
  • Second Prize: N75, 000; school gets 2 set of PC + printer.
  • Third Prize: N50, 000; school gets a set of PC

How to Submit:

The essay could be submitted through this email essay@trem.org or post to:

The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) International Headquarters, 

Obanikoro/ Anthony Oke Bus Stop

Lagos.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition

 

21 COMMENTS

  1. I am also one of the student participating in this essay competition.am so happy to be selected nd by the grace of GOD there will be a winner

  2. Your Comment
    I am a student participating in the competition and i am sure the i am the winner

  3. I thank God that i an participating in this competition,i know i am the winner in the name of jesus (amen )

  4. Your Comment: there will always be a winner and we should all know this that’there is always a price for every prize’.

  5. I THANK MIKE OKONKWO BECAUSE HE RELY WANTS TO ENLIGHTEN STUDENTS ON POLITICS.
    MAY GOD BLESS HIM AMEN.

  6. Thank GOD for giving me d opportunity to take part in dis essay competition.by the special grace of GOD i am 100% sure that i am a champion already.

  7. Your Comment ONE WITH GOD I MAJORITY I THINK HONORABLE MR MIKE FOR HIS LOVE TOWARD NIGERIA STUDENT

  8. Comment: well, even if am not the winner, writing this essay improved my writing skill and made me become interested on what is going on in our country. So am very happy that i also participated even if i don’t win i didn’t lose cause I’ve gained a lot knowledge by writing this essay.

  9. Comment: praise God because i am the winner ,i also thank God for this great opportunty he gave to me and also to express my thought and to mr mike may God in his infinite mercy blessed him ,reward him and increase his years on earth amen . I can do all things through him that strengeth me.

  10. Comment: praise God because i am the winner ,i also thank God for this great opportunty he gave to me and also to express my thought and to mr mike may God in his infinite mercy blessed him ,reward him and increase his years on earth amen . I can do all things through him that strengeth me.

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