Miss Moyinolowa Adefuye receiving her award from Uche Udoji (Mrs.)

Ike Ezugwu.

Miss Moyinolowa Adefuye of Children’s Foundation School, Ilupeju-Lagos was presented with her Certificate and prizes as Honourable Mention winner in the maiden edition of Rising Star Writing Competition on June 3, 2016 by the Coordinator of Rising Star Writing Competition and Chief Executive officer of The Writers Corner, Lagos, Uche Udoji (Mrs.). Miss Adefuye got, in addition to her Certificate of Award, a Bluegate UPS, a novel and library books for her school.


L-R: Head Teacher, Nduka Cyril Ike, Mr.  Adefuye, Moyinoluwa Adefuye (Awardee), Uche Udoji, Mrs. Ogundipe Oluremi (the Proprietress) and two teachers.

During the presentation ceremony held in her honour in her school – Children’s Foundation, Ilupeju-Lagos- Mrs. Udoji congratulated her on her success and encouraged other students to work hard in their studies and win more laurels. Present at the ceremony were:  Mr.  Adefuye (Moyinoluwa’s father), the Proprietress of the school, Mrs. Ogundipe Oluremi; the Head Teacher, Nduka Cyril Ike, teachers and pupils of the school.


Mrs. Udoji presenting books to the Head Teacher, Nduka Cyril Ike.

The maiden edition of The Rising Star Writing Competition was flagged off on December 3, 2015 in Lagos. The award is an annual event organized by The Writers Corner in collaboration with Vuvuzela Communications Limited to help develop children’s creative thinking and writing skills while rewarding the winning entries with various prizes. The entries, which were in two categories (Primary and Secondary)  were either a poem or a short story exploring the theme “Our Troubled Planet” with 200 and 500 word -limit for a poem and short story respectively. The competition was sponsored by Greenlife Pharmaceuticals with support from Tripplesea Group, the owners/marketers of Bluegate Electronics in Nigeria. The books were donated by Chelis Bookazine.

*****Nowchild Blog congratulates Miss Moyinolowa Adefuye on the award aand wishes her the best in her future endeavours.