The first quarter final of Nigeria’s foremost Slam Poetry Competition, War Of Words Season 7, held on Sunday September 9, 2018 at the Kona Recreation Hub, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State.
The event was an afternoon of intriguing spoken word poetry by exciting young poets who came from different States of Nigeria to compete at the National Slam. The judges for the first quarter final were Iquo DianaAbasi, Atilola Moronfolu and Ola Opesan.
The first quarter final of the Slam Competition was won by Tega Cross, who came from Benin (Edo State) for the slam. The top five from this quarter final are: Tega Cross, Adigun Olusola, Titi Matthews, Sanusi Emmanuel and Prospero. The top five automatically qualify for the semifinal of the competition, while the sixth qualifier will be decided between Blue Flames and Sunday Oyinmiebi.
Here are some pictures from the event:
The next quarter final holds this Sunday September 16, 2016 from 2pm.
THE VENUE FOR ALL THE EVENTS
The KÖNA Recreative Hub,
1, Ebunolu Adegboruwa Lane,
Off Freedom Way,
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State.
Directions: From Lekki Phase 1 gate, take a bike/ Keke Marwa/ jog or drive down to the last junction of Admiralty Way i.e. the end of Admiralty Way (landmark is The Present House Church i.e. The DOME). Then turn left and look out for Ebunolu Adegboruwa Lane on your right. KÖNA Recreation Hub is the first building by the left, Number One.