Nigeria@60 Challenge

Theme: Together

Closing Date - 15.Spetember.2020

The Challenge

On the 1st October 2020, Nigeria will be celebrating its diamond jubilee as it turns 60. The Federal Government of Nigeria under the Leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has approved an inclusive National Independence Celebration program that will see that the thematic and creative aspects of the event are designed by Nigerians for Nigeria. The FGN wants to use this opportunity to harness the power of Nigeria’s creative minds to create a new brand identity around the anniversary theme which will be celebrated in the public space for one year.

The challenge will include selecting the best slogan, the best poem and the best photograph that best embodies the theme "Together as one". The best concepts from each category of the challenge will be selected by a mixture of several assessment criteria including a jury. The top three finalists will present their work to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, have their work used in celebrating Nigeria’s 60th Anniversary and will also receive cash prizes, in addition to being part of this epoch-making event.

Timeline

Applications are now welcome from individuals and teams for the three categories. The best concepts will be screened and the top three from each of the categories will be selected by a jury of professional writers, poets and photographers. The finalists will make presentations to the President and winners will be announced on the 1st October 2020.

  • Launching
  • Applications Close
  • Best Logo Voting Close
  • Finalists Selected
  • Presentation Day

The Prizes

₦3,000,000

The Winner

  • Award Plaque
  • Certificate of Accomplishment

₦1,500,000

First Runner Up

  • Award Plaque
  • Certificate of Accomplishment

₦1,000,000

Second Runner Up

  • Award Plaque
  • Certificate of Accomplishment

Vote the Best Nigeria@60 Logo

To give Nigerians a memorable 60th anniversary it is crucial to choose a logo.
There are four logo options and one needs to be selected.
The selected logo will be used during the 60th Anniversary celebrations.
The selected logo will also be used on Nigeria's postal stamps.
The selected logo will be used as design merchandise by manufacturers.
Be part of the celebration, be part of history by participating in voting to select the best Nigeria@60 logo. Click the vote buttone below to start

Nigerians

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country, a country of creative, hardworking and joyful People. Nigerians are considered one the most resilient people on earth.

“As part of the efforts to make Nigeria a digital economy and inline with the current Covid19 crisis, the entire event with the exception of the demo day will be done remotely via an online portal. This ensures safer, faster, transparent and more effective execution.”

Dr. Isa Pantami • Minister of Communications and Digital Economy

“The new brand must be impactful both at the national level postering unity and at international level improving positive impression of the country.”

Lai Muhammad • Minister of Information and Culture

Frequently Asked Questions

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Nigerians of all ages are allowed to apply.
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While individuals are allowed to apply, team lead applications are encouraged.
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Multiple applications are not allowed for the same or different categories. Any individual or team found to have made two or more applications will automatically be disqualified.
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Multiple applications are not allowed for the same or different categories. Any individual or team found to have made two or more applications will automatically be disqualified.
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Application is only open to Nigerians. All members of a team must be Nigerians with a valid means of National Identification.
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Nigerians all over the world are eligible to apply as long as they have a National means of identification.