Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition Application 2016 Is On

Mike Okonkwo National 13th Edition Essay Competition Application 2016 Is On

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Entries for the 13th edition of the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for secondary school students is now open.

The competition is part of the activities lined up to mark the 71st birthday of Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr. Mike Okonkwo.

Entry Requirements:

Interested persons must be a student in any secondary school in Nigeria.

How To Apply:

Interested students are to submit an essay of maximum of 2,000 words on the topic; “The state of the Nigerian nation: Redefining our values”.

The essay should be submitted with a passport photograph of the student, full name, address, contact telephone number, class, school and name and telephone contact of their principals.

Completed essays are to be submitted via email to essay@trem.org or by post to;

The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM),
International Headquarters,
Obanikoro/ Anthony,

Closing Date:

All essays must be submitted on or before Friday, May 15th, 2015.


1) The first prize winner will go home with a trophy, laptop, N100,000 cash and a plaque while his/her school will get three internet ready desktop computers and a printer.

2) The first runner-up will get a cash prize of N75,000 with a plaque while the school will get two internet ready desktop computers and a printer.

3) The second runner-up will get N50,000 cash prize and a plaque and the school gets an internet ready computer.

The prizes will be presented to the winners at the 17th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture, scheduled to hold September 1st, 2016 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.


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