After about two thrilling weeks of receiving entries from different parts of the country, finally the top 10 entries in the ongoing Write for Love contest are set to be unveiled, and the voting phase of the competition will commence in a few hours.

From these lists will emerge the winner(s) of N25,000 prize money in the poetry category and N25,000 also in the flash fiction category.

Arranged in alphabetical order, here are the top 10 entries in each category.

Flash Fiction

  1. Love is a Lot of Things by Azeeza Adeowu
  2. Love…Like Ice Cream by Jemima Japhet Agajem
  3. Evanescence by Nneoma Jane Chukwu
  4. The Proposal by Emediong Emmanuel Edem
  5. Anna by Peace Folahan
  6. My Whisper by Mayowa Magaret Jimoh
  7. Tea Talk by Laura Adiba Obubo
  8. Crepuscule of Nightfall by Joseph Chimezie Onuchukwu
  9. Soldiers by Zion Osemwengie
  10. Fix by Erioluwa Shodayo


  1. “Love Like…” by Abdulbasit Abubakar Adamu
  2. “Love” by Hajaarh Muhammad Bashar
  3. “Love in Paragraphs” by Nneoma Jane Chukwu
  4. “Universal Love” by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki
  5. “Love’s Affair” by Olivia Onyinye Nsofor
  6. “Àbèfé” by Taiwo Oluwaseyi Oladele
  7. “Adesua” by Joseph Chimezie Onuchukwu
  8. “Love like an Inferno” by Zion Osemwengie
  9. “Letter to Awero” by Lateef Tomori
  10. “Let me Tell you” by Isreal Winlade

Big congratulations to everyone who made these lists and everyone that partook.

But the race has just begun! Voting here and on other recognised social media channels will open tomorrow.



Written by : Michael Afenfia

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