Call For Entries: 2024 PositiveNaija Essay Competition

2024 POSITIVENAIJA ESSAY COMPETITION

The 2024 PositiveNaija Essay Competition aims to promote: the culture of creativity, innovation, service and excellence; the dignity, safety and prosperity of Nigerians; Nigerian patriotism; impactful scholarship; and nation building.

Title of Essay:

The Pinnacle of Nigerian Excellence!

Objective:

Inform the world on the highest level of Nigerian inventiveness in any area of life with genuine impact on human dignity, safety and national development today.

Call For Entries: 2024 PositiveNaija Essay Competition

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Usheoritse Itsekiri Wins 60 Meters Race Event At 2024 Knights Of Columbus Games In Saskatoon

Usheoritse Itsekiri has emerged winner of the men’s 60 meters race event at the 2024 Knights of Columbus Games in Saskatoon clocking a time of 6.65 seconds.

He won ahead of Malachi Murray in 6.69 seconds.

He had also competed in the 50 meters race event where he returned 5.71 seconds, the top time in the world this year at that distance.

Tobi Amusan Wins 60 Meters Hurdles Event At 2024 Astana Indoor Meet, Kazakhstan

Tobi Amusan has set an African women’s indoor record in 60-meter hurdles after she clocked 7.77 seconds at the 2024 Astana Indoor Meet, Kazakhstan.

The 26-year-old blitzed across the indoor circuit on February 4, 2024 to retire the 7.82-second record set by Gloria Alozie in Madrid, Spain, in 1999.

Amusan finished first in the event’s final ahead of Nia Ali of the USA and Ireland’s Sarah Lavin, who finished second and third, respectively.

Favour Ofili Wins 200 Meters Race Event At 2024 Razorback Invitational

Favour Ofili has emerged winner of the women’s 200 meters race event at the 2024 Razorback Invitational in a time of 22.87 seconds.

This is her first indoor race as a professional athlete and she finished ahead of Lynna Irby-Jackson in 23.32 seconds and Maia McCoy in 23.84 seconds.

Dubem Amene Wins 400 Meters Race Event At 2024 Simmons-Harvey Invitational In Michigan

Dubem Amene has emerged winner of the men’s 400 meters race event at the 2024 Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Michigan in a time of 46.17 seconds.

He had won his season opener in early January (2024) over 200 meters in 21.18 seconds and this time, he finished ahead of fellow Nigerian, James Onwuka who posted 47.47 seconds.

Ezekiel Nathaniel Wins 600 Yard Race Event At 2024 Corky Classic In Texas

Ezekiel Nathaniel has emerged winner of the men’s 600 yard race event at the 2024 Corky Classic in Texas and broke the NCAA record.

He ran a time of 1:07.44 to win; breaking the record set Roshon Roomes in 2019 and defeating NCAA Champion Sean Burrell in the process.