Winners have emerged at the 13th edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting (WSAIR) held at NECA House, Alausa, Lagos.
The Wole Soyinka Award For Investigative Reporting (WSAIR), organised by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), is held annually in commemoration of December 9 – the World Anticorruption Day and eve of the Human Rights Day – to call attention to the significance of the media generally and investigative reporting in particular, to attaining good governance, accountability and social justice.
The winners, runners-up and commended works got cash prizes of ₦200,000, ₦100,000 and ₦50,000 respectively, plus a certificate of commendation. In addition, winners got award plaques, and will proceed on an all-expense-paid international study tour in 2019.
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Morayo Ajetumobi, a student of Greensprings School, Lekki Campus has emerged the winner of the 2018 National Youth Speaking and Leadership Competition (NYSLC) for Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges held at Oxbridge Tutorial College, Ikeja, Lagos.
She received a cash prize of 50,000 Naira.
According to her, she had no idea of the topic until the day before, but had no choice but to prepare for it, despite having series of tests in school.
In the words of Morayo Ajetumobi:
“I am extremely happy. I will definitely prepare better for my next speaking competition, because I am sure I can do even better.”
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Munachimso Onuoha has emerged the overall winner of the Best Minds Competition 2018 organised by Elsie Abimbola Fernandez Foundation with the finale held at Multi Plan Pathway College, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Mr. Munachimso Onuoha, a Senior Secondary student of Whitesands School received a ₦2 million cash prize donated by Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc. He also received a ₦100,000 gift voucher from Ebeano Stores to buy any item of his choice.
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