18th May, 2011
To celebrate the 2011 Childrenâ€™s Day, Nickelodeon and STV are joining forces to tell Nigerian kids why the world needs kids.
Beginning 16 May, Nickelodeon and STV are challenging kids between 2 and 15 to explore their creativity by submitting imaginative ideas in the form of an original drawing, story or poem.
â€œNickelodeon knows that kids see the world differently and often come up with intriguing, creative and refreshing solutions to challenges. We are confident that we will receive a thought-provoking and fun response to this competition,â€ said Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, MTV Network Africa.
Guy Murray-Bruce, group Vice President, Silverbird Group said, â€œSTV is committed to providing quality family and children entertainment programmes that are wholesome and educational as well giving children the opportunity to enter the competitionâ€.
The winning entries and the winners themselves, in the competition that is divided into four age groups: 2-6 years old, 7-9 years old, 10-12 years old and 13-15 years old, will appear in specially created commercials on 20 July in the Nickelodeon block on STV.