Lagos At 50: Slot Splashes N1.65m for Photo Contest


Emma Okonji

In celebrating Lagos at 50, Slot System, a major phone dealer has launched #Mylagos photo contest that seeks to reward lagosians who could take a selfie photo in any iconic spot in Lagos that tells a unique story about Lagos.

A total sum of N1.65 million has been set aside for five winners in the photo contest.
The essence is to tell the amazingly beautiful story of Lagos through an online photo contest in-line with Lagos @ 50 event celebration.

According to the phone dealer, every Lagosian is invited to take a picture in their favourite spot/location in Lagos and upload it on Slot’s platform, The best 100 pictures would be shortlisted after being judged, based on the visual compelling insights about Lagos. The top five best exposure pictures with the highest vote, based on the number of likes on the online platform, will emerge as winners. Voting will be done on, according to slot.
Lagosians who participate in the contest will stand a chance to win amazing cash prizes and Motorola G5 mobile phones, the company added.

The first prize winner will get N750,000 and two mobile phones, the second prize winner will get N500,000 and two mobile phones, the third prize winner will get N250,000 and two mobile phones, the fourth prize winner will get N100,000 and two mobile phones, while the fifth prize winner will be rewarded with N50,000 and two mobile phones. Winners will be published on slot platform and in all media channels.

Announcing the photo contest in Lagos recently, the Managing Director of Slot Systems, Mr. Nnamdi Ezeigbo said: “Lagos has come to epitomise the very values on which Slot is founded-rich in culture, hospitable to all, full of opportunities, and inspires hope and determination to live our dreams, and it is these values that we seek to celebrate.”

Explaining details of the photo contest, Ezeigbo said Lagosians should take a selfie photo in any iconic area of choice within Lagos, which tells the story about Lagos, and upload such photo on, from where Nigerians from all walks of life will vote for the photos that appeal most to them by liking the uploaded photos. He said winners will be judged by a team of selected judges, based on the highest number of likes received by each uploaded photo.

One hundred successful entries will be selected by the judges and five posts out of 100 entries that have the most likes, will be declared winners of the photo contest.

Uploading of photos is open to all contestants, but entries close by June 19, to give room for shortlisting, which begins June 20, while winners will be announced and invited to Slot head office in Lagos on July 5.