Nigerian Blog Awards 2011

Yayyy! The Nigerian Blog Awards is back with a bang! The producers have released the categories for the 2011 Awards. Last year, we were shortlisted for the Best Entertainment Blog category and lost to a worthy candidate - Linda Ikeji's Blog.

Beginning May 30th, you may nominate your favourite Nigerian blog for any of the categories listed. The categories for the 2011 awards are:

Nigerian Blog of the Year
Best Beauty Blog
Best Blog by a Blogger based outside of Nigeria
Best Blog by a Nigeria-based Blogger
Best Book, Poetry or Writing Blog
Best Collaborative or Group Blog
Best Daily Read
Best Designed Blog
Best Entertainment Blog
Best Fashion or Style Blog
Best Fitness or Health Blog
Best Food Blog
Best Magazine or News Blog
Best Music Blog
Best New Blog
Best Parenting Blog
Best Personal Blog
Best Photography Blog
Best Political Blog
Best Religion Blog
Best Science or Technology Blog
Best Sports Blog
Best Travel Blog
Best Wedding Blog
Most Controversial Blog
Most Humourous Blog
Most Educational Blog
Most Inspiring Blog
Best Student Blog
Most Unique Voice

May 30
List of categories revealed. You will be directed to a form where you can nominate blogs for the various categories. Nominated blogs must be relevant to the category they are nominated for.
This phase will last for two weeks.

June 13
Nominees revealed. The owners of nominated blogs are encouraged to begin campaigning for votes.

June 20
Voting begins and nominees are strongly encouraged to campaign for votes.

June 26 or July 3
Winners announced on twitter, in an awards show format, with a winner in each category tweeted every 5-10 minutes. Nominees and attendees are encouraged to put on their fanciest clothes and pour themselves a nice glass of wine to enjoy the awards with.

June 27 or July 4
Winners announced on

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