2022 Mike Okonkwo Essay Competition for Sec. Schools | 17th Edition
Mike Okonkwo 17th Annual National Essay Competition Registration/ Application Form,  Application Guidelines, Requirements, How to Apply and Deadline for Secondary School Students in Nigeria for 2022 Session.

Entries for the 17th Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students in Nigeria currently in progress for 2022 edition.


The competition which is one of Dr. Mike Okonkwo’s Corporate Social Responsibility activities, is aimed at raising the standard in the educational sector in the country and at the same time sensitize the students by making them analytically minded so as to excel in their world by developing their ability to think through issues.

About Mike Okonkwo Essay Competition

Mike Okonkwo Essay Competition was initiated in the year 2004, as part of activities to celebrate the Birthday of the Presiding Bishop of TREM, Dr. Mike Okonkwo (MFR) and more importantly to contribute to the development of the Educational Sector.

Dr. Mike Okonkwo is the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) a.k.a. Power in the Word with over 200 branches in Nigeria and across the globe. He is an Apostle to this generation, whose life has impacted millions around the world. A father to many, and a pastor to pastors across the globe. Dr. Mike Okonkwo is also a dynamic conference speaker, crusade evangelist, a national spokesman for Nigeria, and an advocate of balanced Christianity.

Mike Okonkwo Essay Competition Topic

The topic for this year’s competition is “Nigeria, a Country at War: The Problem, Solutions and the Way Forward”.

Over the years the competition has been very successful in reshaping the thought pattern of the students to develop problem-solving skills.

The Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition spans over a decade of developing and rewarding the writing skills of Nigerian youths towards national development.

Mike Okonkwo Essay Competition Prizes

1st Position:

  • N100,000 + Laptop (Student)
  • 3 sets of PC (School).

2nd Position:

  • N75,000 (Student)
  • 2 set of PC (School).

3rd Position:

  • N50,000 (Student)
  • A set of PC (School).

Mike Okonkwo Essay Competition Requirements

The entry requirements include:
  • Essay of maximum of 2000 words, a passport photograph of the student, full name, address, contact telephone number, class, school and name and telephone contact of the principal.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Essay to: [email protected]

Or Submit via

The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM),
International Headquarters,
Obanikoro/ Anthony-Oke Bus Stop,
Lagos State.

Closing Date

20th May, 2022.