2018 PositiveNaija Essay Competition Voting Proceedings (4th – 6th)
Essay Topic: The Love of a Nigerian!
Objective: Informing the world what genuinely makes Nigeria and Nigerians kind, cooperative, tolerant and well-meaning towards one another and humanity today.
Vote the Essay(s) that best represents 'The Love of a Nigerian!'
- Abdullateef Olasubomi Abdul (82%, 280 Votes)
- Iteire Afor Darlington (13%, 44 Votes)
- Udeme Akpan (6%, 19 Votes)
Total Voters: 343
*Anyone can vote | You can vote multiple times | *Poll logging method is by cookies |Voting period: 08-09-2018 – 14-09-2018 (11:59 pm) [GMT +1]
Profiles and Essays of the Top 4-6 Essay Contestants
Abdullateef Olasubomi Abdul
“The integral training of individuals in our cultures is to make the individual a kind, tolerant and well-meaning member of the society.”
My Essay: The Love of a Nigerian! 2018 AOA
I am an Associate at Ikeyi & Arifayan, a full service Nigerian law firm. I am also an Associate Fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies (SALS), London, and a member of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) of the London Court of International Arbitration. As a legal practitioner, I provide legal services to indigenous and multinational clients on a broad range of legal advisory, tax advisory, regulatory, transaction support and dispute resolution matters.
I am passionate about nation-building, writing, and soccer.
“Great people make a great nation. Despite the facts that Nigeria is blessed with numerous resources with beautiful landscapes, Nigerians are gifts to Nigeria.”
My Essay: The Love of a Nigerian! 2018 UA
I am a youth advocate with a passion for creative writing.
My hobbies are: writing, researching, watching movies, travelling, playing board games, playing lawn tennis and cooking.
Iteire Afor Darlington
“Despite the pessimism bedeviling the nation, prompting some to ask the question, “What is there to love?” My answer to that is, “WHAT IS THERE NOT TO LOVE?”
My Essay: The Love of a Nigerian! 2018 IAD
My name is Afor Darlington Iteire (B. Sc. Economics).
I see the possibility of building the Nigeria of our dreams.
This is what inspired me to paint that vision with words so all who see can run with it.