Nigerian Blog Awards 2011

The third annual Nigerian Blog Awards is here again. It's kind of a big deal especially seeing how many accusations of rigging was thrown around after winners were announced last year. People take this thing seriously but at the end of the day, it is a popularity contest. So you have to nominate and vote for your favorite blogs.

May 30 – June 5: Campaigning phase
June 6 – June 17: Nomination phase
June 20 – July 2: Nominees revealed and voting begins
July 9, 10 or 11 (date has not yet been determined): Winners revealed “live”
July 10, 11 or 12 (depending on the date chosen above): Winners revealed on our blog

The categories for the awards are
  1. Nigerian Blog of the Year
  2. Best Beauty Blog
  3. Best Blog by a Blogger based outside of Nigeria
  4. Best Blog by a Nigeria-based Blogger
  5. Best Book, Poetry or Writing Blog
  6. Best Collaborative or Group Blog
  7. Best Daily Read
  8. Best Designed Blog
  9. Best Entertainment Blog
  10. Best Fashion or Style Blog
  11. Best Fitness or Health Blog
  12. Best Food Blog
  13. Best Magazine or News Blog
  14. Best Music Blog
  15. Best New Blog
  16. Best Parenting Blog
  17. Best Personal Blog
  18. Best Photography Blog
  19. Best Political Blog
  20. Best Religion Blog
  21. Best Science or Technology Blog
  22. Best Sports Blog
  23. Best Travel Blog
  24. Best Wedding Blog
  25. Best Student Blog
  26. Most Unique Voice
  27. Most Controversial Blog
  28. Most Humourous Blog
  29. Most Educational Blog
  30. Most Inspiring Blog
In the spirit of the awards, i will pick a category of the awards and feature blogs I like in that category. If your blog falls into any of the categories and you would like to be nominated and need some help with publicity, hit me up at blogsvillegist@gmail.com