AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize For Literature 2024 [1million Naira]

The Most Successful Blogger in Africa, Linda Ikeji, has rolled out a massive opportunity for African Writers. The African Indie Writers Review (AFIRE) e-journal is happy to announce the 2024 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature worth N1,000,000. (Almost $2,800). This Prize for Literature Award Opportunity is the first of its kind.

The 2024 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature aims to give Africans the Major Opportunity on the Global Stage. Here are basic details about the Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature.

About 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 various 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 media office of Linda Ikeji operates the station. Some of his shows will be broadcast live on Linda Ikeji TV.

Linda Ikeji also opened a music platform called LindaIkejiMusic, which 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 have good business ideas and who are ready to engage in the creation of a business. It spent 10,000 NGN during Phase 1 of the project.

Am I Eligible to Apply?

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 of material to be submitted to AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature 2024. 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.

Competition Requirements

Before submitting your Article to AFIRE, ensure you meet 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, development, enlightenment, and humanity on the continent.
  • New African writers in the diaspora holding valid passports from any African country are eligible to participate.
  • The decisions of the judging panel are final.

Competition Worth:

The 2024 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 the Judges will decide. This is going to be an annual event.

How to Apply:

Applications are currently submitted for the 2024 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature. All entries should be forwarded to

WHATSAPP: (strictly for inquiries) +234 901 931 8639

Check out our website too, if you like, to see the other things they are up to.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for submission: has been Officially Extended based on the massive Request by applicants. The New date is July 31st, 2024. 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.

Linda Ikeji Prize In Literature Winners:

The Ikeji Prize in Literature Winners will be decided by the AFIRE group who are in charge of all applications. The Judges will decide the results after the Application Deadline on July 31st. Winners will be contacted through Email. Congratulations in Advance.

See more information about previous winners.

Ikeji Prize FAQ

Are there new categories for Linda Ikeji’s Prize?

There are no new Categories for the Competition.  Categories are just six listed above. Get on the spot with those Categories and win big.

Are there new requirements?

There are no Changes to the requirements earlier Mentioned in the Post. The competition will be won based on the rules above.

Are there New Submission Emails?

Yes. Here are our new email addresses below. There is also a Whatsapp number, for further inquiries:
WHATSAPP: (strictly for inquiries) +234 901 931 8639

Is it N1m for every category or N1m for all categories?

The Group disclosed that the N1m for every category. The AFIRE prize is N1m for ALL categories.

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