AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature 2019 Worth 1million Naira

Linda Ikeji who is the most successful blogger in Africa has rolled out a massive opportunity for the African writers. The African Indie Writers Review (AFIRE) journal is happy to announce the 2019 AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature worth N1,000,000. (Almost $2,800). This Prize for Literature Award Opportunity is the first of its kind.

Details Of The Programme

African Indie-Writers Review (AFIRE) is an e-journal strategically positioned to hold out a hand to new, contemporary and audacious African writers most interested in taking their work to a wider world.

Linda Ifeoma Ikeji (born 19 September 1980 in Nigeria) is a Nigerian blogger, author, entrepreneur and former model. She is known for her blog. Linda Ikeji’s blog is apparently her biggest company. After graduating, Ikeji started blogging in 2006.  She became an active blogger in 2007 using a Blogger subdomain, and then received her domain

On August 22, 2016, she announced on her blog the creation of her online television network, Linda Ikeji TV, along with the other brands she founded. Linda Ikeji TV broadcasts a variety of programs from talk shows to reality shows to television series and movies. The network produces some of its programs and also purchases television content.

Linda Ikeji has also ventured into online radio shows. The station is operated by the media office Linda Ikeji. Some of his shows will be broadcast live on Linda Ikeji TV.

Linda Ikeji also opened a music platform called LindaIkejiMusic, launched on November 21, 2016, but rested three months after its launch. Linda Ikeji has launched a social networking platform called Linda Ikeji Social under the domain name

Ikeji runs a charity project with the motto “I’d rather be self-made; No thanks”. The Initiative is aimed at young girls aged 16 to 25 who had good business ideas and who were ready to engage in the creation of the business. It spent 10,000 NGN during Phase 1 of the project.

The 2019 Afire Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature is aimed at giving Africans the Major Opportunity in the Global Stage. Here are basic details you should know about the Afire Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature.


The Literature Prize is for African Students and Applicants from any African Country. Here are some of the listed African Countries.  Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi,  Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Comoros, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia,

Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia,  Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Competition Categories

There are six categories for material to be submitted to AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature 2019. Congratulations if you’re talented in these categories.

  • Fiction, Prose – full-length novels: published, self-published or unpublished.
  • Fiction, Prose – short stories: published, self-published or unpublished
  • Non-Fiction – published, self-published or unpublished
  • Poetry – collections: published, self-published or unpublished
  • Drama – published, self-published or unpublished
  • Social media essays – collections: published, self-published or unpublished.



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Competition Requirements

Before you submit your Article to AFIRE make sure you meet up to these specifications and Instructions as stated below.

  • The Applicant must be an African or an African in the diaspora
  • All materials should be submitted in Microsoft Word file format. Pdf files are allowed for only poetry submissions where the original format is considered a critical part of the aesthetic presentation.
  • Materials could be of any topic and theme, as long as it demonstrates a clear and undisputable motion for growth and development, enlightenment and humanity on the continent.
  • New African writers in diaspora holding valid passports of any African country are eligible to participate.
  • The decisions of the judging panel are final.

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Competition Worth:

The 2019 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature is officially worth N1,000,000 (Almost $2,800). The Prize will be awarded to the best presentation in the Competition which will be decided by the Judges. This is going to be an annual event.

How to Apply For Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature:

Applications are currently been submitted for the 2019 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature. All entries should be forwarded to

Application Deadline:

Deadline for submission: June 30, 2019. Welcome to the new literary drum on the continent  For more Details follow Linda Ikeji on Instagram Here and Get daily Updates about Qualifications and Disqualifications by the Judges.

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