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ENTRY: You think you can write? OVH Energy creative writing competition is here



By Yinka Okeowo

The Prodigy Series by OVH Energy is out to intellectually stimulate creative writing among young Nigerians.The Competition is designed to support and encourage the art of creative writing in Nigeria, whilst proffering pragmatic solutions to business issues, by OVH Energy, a leading downstream oil and gas company.

The creative writing competition is in commemoration of  the World Creativity and Innovation week which took place from April 15-21, 2018.

This competition is the 2nd edition of the company’s Prodigy series titled “So You Think You Can Write”.

This initiative was conceived in line with the United Nations 2030 sustainable development agenda and is open to Nigerians between the ages of 20-35 years.

OVH Energy CEO, Huub Stokman, commenting on the prodigy series initiative said: ‘OVH Energy conceived this idea to encourage Nigerian youths to effectively free up and deploy their creative energies as thought catalysts in suggesting practical yet differentiated business solutions to prevailing business problems. This year’s theme focuses on how leading corporates can positively influence their environment through socially responsible business processes or actions in the 21st century.

“Contestants are to suggest innovative social initiatives that can be created and adopted by corporate organizations to encourage and promote impactful social change in Nigeria. We look forward to getting interesting entries this season”.


To be eligible for this competition, note that entrants must be Nigerian citizens, residing in the country.

They must also be aged 20 – 35 years and have verifiable proof of evidence attached to the submission. Submission deadline is May 29, 2018.

Interested participants should visit the Website to get further details and subsequenty submit your entries.

At the end of this competition, the individual who emerges winner will receive a grand cash prize, an award of honor, opportunity to have a press conference held in his honor, have his article published in top national dailies and enjoy a meet/greet with OVH Energy CEO.

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