In the spirit of the upcoming elections, Naija Stories has launched a writing contest called “The Vote Chronicles”. The competition will be centered on the theme of people making – or not making – choices or casting votes, and the process through which they go about doing this. The organizer's hope that telling and broadcasting stories on this theme will promote a debate about the process itself, and how it is viewed specifically in Nigeria. Naija Stories also hopes it will raise awareness about the April elections, and encourage more people to go out and vote.
1. Register at Naijastories.com and submit a 600 words story on votes, or making life choices, and how it can affect future outcomes.
Dates for Contest: Submissions end on Friday, March 25th. The winner will be announced by April 18th 2011.
Prizes: First place winner – $150, Second place winner – $100, and Third Place winner – $50.
For more information visit the Naija Stories' website.
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