The Spoken Word Contest is Now Open/ How to Apply (Reward: N500,000 + More)
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The Spoken Word Contest is Now Open/ How to Apply (Reward: N500,000 + More)

The 7th Edition of the Spoken Word Contest, organized by, is here!

The spoken word contest is opportunity for Nigerian poets to showcase their talent. Here’s how you can participate and potentially win amazing prizes.

The spoken word contest

Eligibility for The spoken Word Contest

First and foremost, any applicant must be a Nigerian living in Nigeria to be eligible. This competition is open to both teens and adults. Since it is an online contest, your location within Nigeria does not matter.

How to Register

To participate, follow these steps:

1. Video Creation: Make a video of yourself reciting an original poem. It doesn’t have to be a new poem; it can be one you’ve written or recited before. The key is that it must be your own original work.
2. Theme: Your poem can be about any theme. Make sure you know what inspired your poem, as you’ll need to provide this information during registration.
4. Video Length: While your video can be of any length, the preferred maximum is 3 minutes.
5. Upload and Register: After creating your video, return to the contest page and click on the “Upload your Video to Register” button. Upload your video to register for the contest.
6. Confirmation: Once registered, you will immediately receive a confirmation voting link.
7. Registration Deadline: Registration ends on June 9th, 2024, but it may close earlier if 50 contestants register before then. As of now, 23 contestants have registered, so act quickly to secure your spot.
8. Voting: Voting starts on June 10th, 2024. Each vote costs N50, and anyone can vote for you multiple times.


The contest offers attractive prizes:
– 1st Prize: N500,000 + Golden-Luxe Award Plaque + 2 Years Long Supply of Premium Ballpoint Pens.
– 2nd Prize: N150,000
– 3rd Prize: N50,000

What Should Be in Your Video

To ensure your video meets the contest requirements, include the following:

1. Introduction: Introduce yourself at the beginning.
2. Poem Recitation: Recite your poem.
3. Appeal for Votes: At the end, take 10 seconds to appeal for votes.

Additional Information

For more information and support, you can email or send a message on WhatsApp to 09114690341.


In conclusion, the 7th Edition of the Spoken Word Contest is a wonderful platform for Nigerian poets to shine. With incredible prizes and the opportunity to showcase your talent, don’t miss out. Register as soon as possible to secure your spot and potentially win N500,000 and other amazing prizes.

This competition is proudly sponsored by TheNextStar, TheMostCreative, and SageAtWords.

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