Invest big this holiday

Invest big this holiday

Invest big this holiday

Thank God it’s Summer break. Invest big this holiday. Here is a great opportunity to get your voice registered as a young patriot of your country. You never can tell how far this will take you.

This time, Speak Quill Initiative, Nigeria is helping you join the network of other smart and vibrant young minds across the country towards sharing ideas in areas of leadership and civic responsibility while giving you a sense of patriotism.

Your participation will also give you an opportunity of participating as a delegate and ambassador of your school in the coming Youth Leadership Summit in October to celebrate Independence. More so, your entry will be featured alongside in our coming eBook which will be made available on the internet for downloads.

Read through for more details.



2016 Independence Day Writing Competition


Secondary School Students


Essay Writing

Write and submit an essay between 320 to 500 words with the title “The Nigeria of my Dream” to describe the type of Nigeria you ever dream of.

Letter Writing

Write and submit a letter between 320 to 500 words addressed to the President of the federation availing him with the present state of the country while expressing your wishes as a young and concern Nigerian to rebuild the nation.


Write and submit a poem not more than 40 lines on the theme NIGERIA.

Guideline/Mode of Submission

The competition is open to students in *JSS One(1) to SSS Two(2) in registered secondary schools.

Entries should be forwarded to * as attachment in MsWord document with IDWC2016 as subject.

Entry opens for submission from *15th of August.

All entries should be sent before *20th of September, 2016 for evaluation.

Entrants should include a *cover page containing their name, location, mail address, class, school and telephone contact.


Cash Prize, Medals, Book Prize, Certificate of participation and chances of getting published in our coming eBook collection.

Aside prizes, honorable mention and certificate for Top Ten in each writing category;
>>>the SCHOOL with the highest number of participants wins DR RAPHAEL JAMES LIBRARY PRIZE.

>>>and the GIRL with the most outstanding submission (essay, letter or poetry) wins the NANCY E. BIDDLE GIRL PRIZE.

For more enquiries:

Stephen: 08139798998(Southwest)
Asma: 08099414182 (North)
Goodnews: 08063562857 (Southsouth)
Ridwan: 07069615548 (North Central)

Write and win fantastic prizes on independence day.

Good luck guys, looking forward to reading your wonderful entries.


Adelaja Ridwan Olayiwola,
Director of Operations, sQi Nigeria.

Oladehinde Olayiwola,
Ass. Director of Operations, sQi Nigeria.

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