NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP 2018) – THE PRIZE WINNERS

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP 2018) – THE PRIZE WINNERS Iberiyenari, Amagwula and Ikeobi Win NSPP 2018 Godfrey Okoye University Sponsors NSPP 2018 Awards University of Ibadan emerges as best participating school, top-performing school Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is delighted to announce Iberiyenari Godstime Tamunofiri, Amagwula Nnenna Comfort and Ikeobi Samuel Chukwubuokem as prize winners […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 – THE SHORTLIST

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 – THE SHORTLIST Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) which opened for submissions on 15th January, 2018. The shortlisted poems are as follows: WORDS MY MOTHER TOLD ME |Oyekunle Ifeoluwa Peter (Federal University of […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 – THE LONGLIST

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 – THE LONGLIST Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the longlist for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) which closed to submissions on 7th March, 2018.  The longlisted entries are as follows: SLAVERY | Samuel Irusota (Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma) TWO SIDES OF […]

POETS IN NIGERIA (PIN) 1ST ANNUAL NATIONAL SUMMIT

POETS IN NIGERIA (PIN) 1ST ANNUAL NATIONAL SUMMIT   Theme: Enhancing Literary Skills Among Poets & Writers Date: 23rd May, 2018 Venue: Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu PROGRAMME      A. OPENING Opening/Keynote Address – Very Rev. Fr. Prof. Christian Anieke (Vice Chancellor, GO UNI)      B. BUSINESS SESSION (8:30AM – 10:30AM) Poets in Nigeria […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018: TOP 100 POEMS

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018: TOP 100 POEMS Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the top 100 poems for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) which opened for submissions on 15th January, 2018.  Reviewing the entries in line with the rules for the prize, 464 entrants were deemed […]

PUNCHY POETRY WITH PIN

PUNCHY POETRY WITH PIN (A Spoken Word Contest on Instagram) Upload a video of yourself reciting/performing a poem on your Instagram Page. Follow and tag: @nigerianpoets Use the hashtag #punchypoetry Duration: 50 – 60 seconds Note: The contest is open to all irrespective of location, and closes on 30th April, 2018. Prizes The entries will […]

JUDGES FOR THE NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018

JUDGES FOR THE NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the judges for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize. The judging panel, chaired by Ismail Bala, includes hülya n. yılmaz, Soji Cole, Kukogho Iruesiri Samson and Saka Aliyu. Ismail Bala writes in English and Hausa. […]

PIN extends deadline for NSPP 2018

PIN extends deadline for NSPP 2018 Poets in Nigeria (PIN) has extended the deadline for the 3rd edition of the Nigerian Students from 28th February to 7th March, 2018. This decision is coming on the heels of consideration for students who had issues paying for the anthologies and making use of the submission form. Prospective […]

UPDATE: NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018

UPDATE: NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 You can now pay directly into PIN’s bank account for the NSPP anthologies (either editions – ₦500; both editions – ₦1000) Poets in Nigeria | 0759986028 | Access Bank | Current Account Forward your email address and evidence of payment to 07034847164 | poetsinnigeria@gmail.com. We will grant you […]

PIN UNVEILS NEW CONNECT CENTRES

PIN UNVEILS NEW CONNECT CENTRES Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the establishment of new connect centres in Idiroko, Ikono, Surulere, Warri, Enugu, UNIJOS, Ago-Iwoye and IBB University. The successful applicants, whose details are shared below, are expected to manage the connect centres, and could be contacted for literary fellowship within their localities. […]

CALL FOR ENTRIES: NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE 2018

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE 2018          INTRODUCTION Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) is an initiative of Poets in Nigeria (PIN) designed to stimulate creativity, promote literary excellence and broaden the concept of intellectualism among Nigerian undergraduates. Since inception in 2016 at the Students’ Union Building, University of Ibadan, the prize has received […]