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No winner or finalist has emerged in the 2021 PositiveNaija Essay Competition, themed: The Power of the Nigerian People!
The 2021 PositiveNaija Essay Competition (July 1 – October 1, 2021) is purposed towards informing the world on the genuine value of the collective success/prosperity of Nigerians towards good governance and a life of dignity both nationally and internationally today.
The 2021 PositiveNaija Essay Competition aims to promote: the collaborative and coordinated capabilities and strength of Nigerians in influencing governance for good; human dignity; Nigerian patriotism; impactful scholarship as well as serve as a platform for excellence!
Daniel Adeniyi has emerged the winner of the 2021 edition of the Committee of Deans of Engineering and Technology of Nigerian Universities’ (CODET) National Engineering Project Competition.
Daniel Adeniyi, a 200-level student of engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), outclassed contestants from other universities across the country to emerge first at the grand finale of the individual category of the competition held in Abuja on August 7, 2021.
Josiah Ati of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, emerged second while Blessing Olowoeye of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, came third.
Temilolu Fosudo has emerged winner of the 4th Beeta Playwright Competition organised by Beeta Universal Arts Foundation at the grand finale held at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos on 4th of August 2021.
Temilolu Fosudo received 10 million Naira as prize money from the sponsors for his play titled: “Black Dust”.
Kalayingi John-Africa’s Orchid, made her the first runner-up while the second runner-up was Ibukun Fasunhan who entered with the play, Beertanglement and like Fosudo, had reached the final stage of the competition in 2020.
Others in the shortlist include: Adesewa Akinyemi’s Your Nemesis, Chinazom Otubelu’s The Old Man Must Obey, Yemi Akande’s Flowers Will Smile Again, Gladys A. Nwaokoma’s Ya Gazie, Nyakno James’ Gaddo, Ifeoma Igwe’s Aye Wale and Olaide Mohammed’s The Indigent on the Throne.