Odogwublog Essay competition: Who wins in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU)?

By Felix Oti

With the conclusion of submission of entries for the www.odogwublog.com
*Competition for Mass Communication students in Anambra state* we are now looking for winners in your view from entries from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.

List who you think the winners are  from these essays in your own judgement.

Method to apply:  Like our Facebook page , then go to the essay to list your choices and reasons or Comments for that in comment section



B is the best followed by essay A and E before C ,D etc

The competition has N250, 000 for grabs

The students were asked to write not more than 500 words on why a prospective student should study Mass Communication in their School.

We have seven schools offering Mass Communication in the state excluding Paul University Awka which did not participate.

They are Federal Polytechnic Oko, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU Igbariam, Tansian University Umunya, Madonna University Okija, Legacy University, Okija, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka and Odumegwu Ojukwu Polytechnic Ezinifite.

They are to convince the prospective students on why their Higher Institution is the best for Mass Communication studies among these schools.

*Submission deadline was given as January 20th , 2021

Through 08125606514 (WhatsApp only)

*1st Stage: Intra-school*
Entries will be assessed to determine winners within each school

Winner: N25, 000
1st runner-up: N15,000
2nd runner up: N10,000

And consolation prizes

*2nd Stage: Inter-school*
Winners from each school will compete among themselves to determine the overall winner.

Winner: N50, 000
1st runner-up: N30,000
2nd runner-up: N20,000

And consolation prizes

The statement was signed by Odogwu media Communications Limited
Publishers of www.odogwublog.com

See the essays of those who submitted entries for the competition from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU);

Number 1 A

Name: Chukwunwike Chigozie Juliet

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam.
200 level.

Littlejohn and Foss defines mass communication as the process whereby media organization produce and transmit message to large public and the process by which those message are sought, used, understood and influenced by audience. Without television and mass communication or other social media information will be difficult to reach heterogeneous group of people in different localities.

Some of the functions of mass communication are; Mass communication serve as the eyes and ears for those seeking for information. The information receive through mass communication is not objective and without bias. Media house put forward the most sensational messages to titillate consumers. Media house simultaneously entertains and informs the public. Mass media transmit cultural norms, values, rules e.t.c. Mass media mobilize people during time of crisis. Mass media validate the status and norms of a particular person or group to enforce social norms.

     A prospective undergraduate might be confused on the best university to study mass communication in Anambra state, and ask which school is the best. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) is the best that helps students achieve their dreams. COOU gives a wining edge to it’s mass communication student by providing a variety of professional-level facilities and equipment to creat real hand-on experience on top of routine coursework. No student of mass communication is restricted from going to radio or television studio for practical. On October 2013 the National Broadcasting Communication (NBC) expressed satisfaction with the facilities in the radio studio of mass communication department. Students are thought to edit newspaper and practice the sign and symbols of mass communication. During the final year, Student produces magazine for the school.

     Mass communication in COOU is the perfect place to broaden your horizon and explore new experience and opportunities. For instance, delivering a presentation to a large group, practicing public speaking e.t.c. It may sound scary at first, but learning how to complete the tasks is essential it will polish you to be more confident and assertive. Studying mass communication in COOU improves understanding about the entertainment industry and general studies. It helps you speak fluently and helps you have an easy communication with people.

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     In spite of all these benefits. Some parent will not allow their children to study mass communication in COOU. A portion will argue it’s a state university. Others might say because it’s expensive. In this case, If you think education is expensive try ignorance. It’s important to take a look at the compulsory internship after each level, capable lecturers, function able studio and computer labs, magazines production, conducive environment e.t.c. You can see that it becomes difficult to argue that the cost of learning in COOU worth the price.

     Studying mass communication in COOU will have a long-lasting positive implications on a student future. Windows of job opportunity will be flung open the moment an undergraduate who study mass communication in COOU graduates.

Number 2 B

Name: Igwe ifunanya emmanuela

From Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.

Why a prospective student should study Mass Communication in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam campus, Anambra state otherwise called COOU is no doubt the best institute to study Mass Communication in Nigeria.

     There are still controversies on what the course entails and the opportunities awaiting those who studied it. People claim that those who study Mass Communication only end up being Newscasters and hungry people who walk around hunting for stories to call News. Of course, Graduates of COOU have strongly maintained that this ideology is false as they fit in many sphere of life as a result of the academic impact they got from our school.

       COOU is a school with high standard of learning and Studying Mass Communication in COOU gives one the opportunity to have various ideas due to the incessant practicals the students embark on immediately after class room exercise. This means that once you get admitted into Mass Communication you become a creative Beast because you don’t only read and write but get into the field and practicalize what you have been taught.

      When you study Mass communication in COOU , you are taught how to be a journalist ( newspaper), a Newscaster(television), an on-air personality (radio), an advert agent, a script writer, a film producer, an actor/actress, an editor, a Public Relation officer, a critic and so many other fields you can think of and makes you more equipped and opportuned.

       Research has proven that those in top positions in most companies graduated from COOU for example The feature news editor of “Thisday” newspaper is a graduate of My school and so many others.

            In COOU you will be taught how to be entrepreneurs, self employed and not dependent on any company to survive. The creative nature of each student is challengeably manifest.

        The students are given months of Internship training where they go to places to practicalize all they know as well as  acquire more knowledge. At the end 99 percent get retained in their interns sue to their outstanding performances, bringing employment to their door steps.COOU has a radio and television station with it’s on-air personalities as students.

     The lecturers that teach Mass Communication in COOU are influential and well skilled people in the field who make sure we learn the best and remain the number one. As a result to the upgrade in technology they have given us the opportunity of having our class works accessed and marked by persons from different part of the world which we are part of this open assessment as they get them connected in class through the Internet. All the activities of the students are being put online and corrections as well as  connections are gotten from this medium.

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           No one studies Mass Communication in COOU and becomes idol afterwards.

        This is why COOU is the best institute  to study  Mass Communication in Nigeria.
By: Igwe Ifunanya Emmanuella.

Number 3 C

Name: Moses Sunday Ogbu

Department: Mass communication
Chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university, igbariam campus.


Chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university, igbariam campus remains the best institution with accurate knowledge of disseminating the understanding of mass communication.

Firstly what is mass communication?
It’s defines as the systematic way of sharing meaning, knowledge,idea and information through a mass media to heterogeneous and anonymous audience.

Mass: this has to do with the large number of audience or public by which the message is shared with.

Communication is the strategical mist of sharing meaning between an encoder and decoder to create adequate understanding.

Mass communication department has been established in the campus since 2000, it has graduated numerous numbers of students which are well recognize globally.

Studying mass communication in COOU will exposed you to numerous use of technologies in different media houses like Radio station, TV station, and how to write effective newspapers and magazines, compare to the static technologies in other schools.

COOU igbariam campus, department of mass communication have a good numbers of professor in the field, which work as the lecturers in the department, through  effective competence and dexterity of their knowledge success in mass communication is best acquired by any student which study in the department, compare to any institution which has none of those competent personnel.

Furthermore the lecturers at COOU lecture with passion, every end of section, all mass communication student do go for industrial training (IT) to learn and acquire new skills in communication field, and to learn how new technologies are been used, which is meticulously monitor by the lecturers.

In conclusion, with this few points of mine, I believe I have convinced any prosperous aspirant  which want to excel in area of communication to choose COOU Igbariam campus.D

Number 4 D

Name: Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous

Chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university, Igbariam campus

The word “mass” explains itself already, mass means a quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one,or an aggregation of particles or things which collectively make one body or quantity, usually of considerable size. joining it together “mass communication” is the impacting or exchanging of information on a large scale to a wide range of people, good communication skills are critical to our success, from personal interactions with friends and family to business relationships that requires communicating ideas through individual correspondence, presentations and the mass media.

        Some of the reasons to study mass communication is that it channels your multiple interest and talent into one discipline that can be applied to virtually every aspect of your personal and professional life, it helps to gain competence that can be applied to any work setting including critical thinking, analysis and problem solving coupled with writing and speaking skills, it also helps to expand your understanding of the world and mass media and prepare you to tackle the most complex, global,cultural, political and business challenges,with the world relying so much on the media, one has tremendous opportunities to make a good career in this field.

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A degrees in mass communication acquired from a solid institution can open so many doors because it can be applied in almost every mass media opportunity.

       Your Understating of the world will be expanded, media and mass communication prepare you to understand the most complex issues of the world,you will also have the ability to affect millions, either crowd speaking  or sitting behind a machine writing, you can pursue a career in traditional communication Fields, such as journalism,advertising, public relations or even broader fields like finance, health care, information technology, government parastatal, these are fields where you can pitch your tent as a mass communicator.

Mass communication is a medium for landing more paying jobs, there are abounding opportunities in ad agencies, print media, broadcasting media, visual media and of late internet, you can work as an independent filmmaker, a copy writer, broadcaster,comedian and other fields as Long as you are hardworking,you will learn the nitty_gritty of these technique and can work as an editor, reporter or even a proofreader, Mass communication helps you to connect to the Masses, your emotions would be put into action, you are already living with people and should have a good knowledge and understanding of what is happening around so as to employ your emotions effectively to affect your audience, if you employ positive emotions you are likely to lead people without bias and bring them to one platform, irrespective of class,race,sex etc.

    Having explained widely on the need to study mass communication. my school, CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY will equipped you to attain the above skills and experience mentioned and beyond, studying mass communication in my school is a very sumptuous advantage, my school prepares students for the task ahead of them, we have well learned lecturers that impacts so positively when it comes to mass communication students to be precise.

Furthermore we have facilities that enhances future journalists like a media platform, library, reporting and publication platform,conducive learning environment for lectures,students tends to practice widely for perfection,one of the greatest joy of a student is to be in a citadel of learning that helps in educating and preparing them for their career and my school is the best citadel of learning for a prospective student who wants to study mass communication.

The school authorities are very selfless when it comes to giving students the necessary teaching and equipment needed,as the saying goes “practice makes perfection” my school makes sure that student practices what they are been taught for greater productivity, even the Bible dictates that “study to make thyself approved”.my school has recorded gigantic awards of mass communication undergraduates and graduate doing very well in their academic field, the mass communication finalist that just graduated in my school also created another history of good productivity.

Studying mass communication in my school students tends to go places, unravel the world and make positive impact In the field of journalism,my school remains the best outstanding citadel of learning for students especially mass communication students at large,I am not writing with fear nor favor of anyone I am strongly writing out of experience about the marvelous deeds in my school, every prospective student who is not in my school is really missing a lot.

      “My verdict is that, there is no dubiety,suspicion or skepticism about studying Mass communication in my school, I have explored several accentuates to prove that. My school capability and competence cannot be over emphasized.

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667 thoughts on “Odogwublog Essay competition: Who wins in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU)?

  1. Igwe ifunanya Emmanuella 2B, should be the winner because her essay where well structured and her words gave meaning and captivating.

  2. Igwe Ifunanya Emmanuella 2B is an intellect. Only her essay wants me to go and experience Mass communication in her school. Pls she’s my winner

  3. Igwe ifunaya emmanuella 2B deserve to be the winner because her essay is well constructed and her words are meaningful and it can also make someone to study mass communication in her school

  4. Igwe Ifunanya Emmanuella 2B is the winner because she make sense in her eassy and it will make people to study mass communication.

    1. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous

      Am very much satifisfied by your magnificent write up
      You stated d fact which we didnt see coming
      M very much convinced now that d studying of Mass Communication has it wonderful benefits presently in COOU .

      Judging d school system of academic performance has been proved wrong by

      As you rightly said “Studying mass communication in my school students tends to go places, unravel the world and make positive impact In the field of journalism,my school remains the best outstanding citadel of learning for students especially mass communication students at large”. I now believe why COOU was regarded as one of the best schools….


      It was a perfect presentation…
      Believe me i cant wait to be a student there!!!

  5. with the practicals students embark on immediately after class room exercise…….

    This means that once you get admitted into Mass Communication you become a CREATIVE BEAST! ? ?

    No one studies Mass Communication in COOU and becomes idol afterwards.

    ? No truer words



  6. To write a well comprehensive and articulated essay like this one Marvelous Iheagwazi wrote is never easy

    Iheagwazi Mmesoma Your essay spoke much about u and ur desire …

    Keep it up

    You will go places in life

  7. Bravo Iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous the write up is true and just

    Been a mass communication student is been exposed to the true nature and reality of life …

    It makes u feel more comfortable in d lines of exposure

    The intelluctual impact nd making comprises the success ladder …

    M even more enlighted by your unimaginable and widest reasoning


  8. Iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” Keep pushing

    I love your write up

    1. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous 4D you have an interesting and meaningful essay it was so realistic and understandable you have all it takes to win
      Nice write up
      You will go places

  9. Just with your write up alone

    I must confess Mass Communication is a vital and well comprehensive course to study

    @Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous

  10. M short of words

    Your write up is total pure and just

    The widest exprience one can have is in d field of publicity

    Mass communicaTion is that pillar in d filed which upholds all other courses

    Mass communication is life

    Aside communication there is no effective living

    Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous more ink ✍️✍️✍️

  11. My dear with all honesty

    I stand firmly with u on d importance of studying mass communication

    You are winning iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous

  12. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous

    The light that shines in d darkness of men is communication

    You made a wonderful point in d respect of communication

    Mass communication is vital

    @Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous is d best

  13. Iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous Did a really great work here so with full confidence and no doubt I feel she is the best person for this….

  14. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous

    Right from time i have known u as an erudite and a great achiever

    Your write up is one of the God given gift to u

    M so impressed

    Keep it up baby gal

    #Mass communication Gang?✌

  15. As you always stated” mass comm helps a student to improve the skills of reframing the real incidence into a written one. One can also inculcate the individual opinion, thoughts, and views over any topic when jotting down any incidence of social, economic, or political reference to make it more relatable….

    And indeed it not a child play course ….

    Courses like are placed on high esteem ..

    Congratulations bae cos u re winning

    @Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous

  16. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous, I give it to her as the winner, her content is well structure and she’s so promising.

  17. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous

    I know if more chances where given
    You would have written more than this
    U really made me understand alot about mass communication
    Including giving voice to the voiceless

    It Can Give Voice to the Voiceless
    From reporters bringing us stories of people in difficult situations to social media allowing one person’s thoughts to go viral and spread across the world, mass media/ communication can lift up an individual voice that would otherwise have gone unheard.

    M very much pleased by the writeup and the impact you have made so far in the lives of people…


    1. So amazed.. I love your insight Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous. Deep thoughts.. Ride on dear. I declared you winner

  18. COOU Masscommunication needs to give you an award for this wonderful exposure. Igwe Ifunanya Emmanuella, the best

  19. Iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous
    She is the best , keep it up , her writting skills is the choices of masses , punchy nad understanble

    1. Only from this nice write up I can change my kind to be a mass communicator ?
      Nice write up dear.
      IHEAGWAZI MMESOMA MARVELOUS ?our winner, you have every reason to win.

  20. Going though Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous essay it was amazing… nerve knew
    studying mass communication in Ansu is that interesting….oma you made me Love my school and my course…. Thanks…

    Should be the winner ooo

  21. Please can somebody hand over the cup to her please, like her write up was a damn wow??
    No doubt you are moving to the top dear ?
    IHEAGWAZI MMESOMA MARVELOUS you are really intelligent
    Igbariam as a whole should be proud having someone like you ten times?

  22. Your brain is still boiling for more baby

    You are going away with the prize that’s a must…
    Who says you are not the best? ???

    Infact am changing course because of this write up

  23. If marvelous no win
    E choke ooo…

    To be Global, influential have always been the dream of oma…

    I pray you win this
    Love you dear ❤️?

  24. Really so COOU mass communication department is this productive..oma ?
    Your wirte up is good Sha.. Keep it up

    Marvelous for the cash ?

  25. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous
    Should be the winner.
    You know from her write up she put together from her own insight and elevated the school and equally highlighted on her discipline without pinching any word.

    1. An amazing write up from Iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous… oma for the money… she’s certainly the going to be the winner.

  26. I remain startled by this outstanding write up.

    The future of Mass Communication is in safe hands!

    Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous all the way!

  27. A portrait response that clearly illuminated a beam at the relevance of Mass Communication and it’s far-reaching standards are the COOU!

  28. What a lovely write up from my joy she is the best.. I think she has the quality she is good to go her write up is sensational mmesoma iheagwazi marvelous is good to go

  29. Igwe Ifunanya Emmanuella…. From day one you have been a motivator. COOU is lucky to have someone like you as their product. You always represent.

  30. I think Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous should be the winner. With her points and meaningful write up concerning the study of Mass Communication I thinks the winner goes to her.

  31. @iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous… Honestly dear you are a motivational writer, all your right up are very good; I believe we have gotten the winner here so the award should go to her please.

  32. I choose Igwe Ifunanya Emmanuella as winner because her essay has all the elements of a good essay

  33. Your articulated write up made me wanna study mass communication…..Igwe Emmanuella for the win

  34. This is more interesting than pirates and ninjas combined. A well formulated write up. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous got it high

  35. You got marvelled at the extent of high standard nature of mass comm at your school.

    Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous certainly deserves this.

    1. For me it’s Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous, from what I’ve seen so far her write-up is the best because it’s detailed, factual and straight to the point.

  36. M so much inspired by your write up

    D essay is amazing and has much capacity

    Iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous

  37. D desk lies communication

    D hands controls d mass

    D heart speaks more volume of information

    Your essay is incredible

    Keep it up Iheagwazi Marvelous Mmesoma

  38. Iheagwazi marvelous mmesoma is a pencil in d hand of the creator

    Keep soaring bae

    Ur essay is wonderful

  39. When we talk about intellectual guru

    I mean people like Iheagwazi

    She breaks records

    From primary school till date

    Her lifystlye and impacts on people alone is d access key to unimagniable success

    Keep d flame burning

    Iheagwazi mmesoma marvelous

  40. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous i have not met u before buh am pleased with this essay

    Your choice of words

    Is soo much for a young gal like you

    Keep it up darling

  41. Shout out to Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous 4D, we stand with you, by you and for you… Go girl

  42. Wow wow wow,what a magnificent essay, iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous you got the calories dear, you’re a winner

  43. Nice essay,my baby girl to world ❤️ young rising star,my great writer,poet and teacher,she didn’t start today…she has been making exploits from day one…bravo bae @iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous

  44. Iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous is the winner, with the most inspiring and Marvelous essay,as her name implies she is Marvelous indeed!

  45. The world is yet to know you my dear, you’re a star, keep making us proud @iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous 4D

  46. Seeing your essay made me grow interest to really study mass communication in your school as a matter of fact,this is really nice and wonderful, kudos iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous

  47. Nice essay,I have really got cravings for this course mass communication,more ink bae @iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous 4D

  48. Iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous is the winner her content is super amazing,no doubt she is the right winner with the best essay….. kudos oma

    1. So Mass communication is this amazing and has opportunities,wow my niece will definitely go for this course it has been her dream but I objected it though but seeing this mind blowing essay from iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous I will allow her to do the course at COOU precisely….. keep soaring higher Oma my daughter we love you ❤️❤️

  49. COOU Mass communication needs to award you a great award of recognition for this amazing essay,it made us grow interest in studying Mass communication at COOU thereby creating a good name and standard for the school…this is wow!!!?❣️❣️…you deserve More than an [email protected] mmesoma Marvelous 4D

  50. You really deserve an award oma you are so unique and got the firm, Nice essay iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous is my choice

  51. You are the best iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous my honorable speaker Anambra state children parliament loves you

    Kudos my speaker am loyal ma

  52. Iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous all the way

    She’s the winner,my momma with the vibe, so brilliant and filled with excess grace and wisdom your impacts to us is so amazing keep it up momma

    Oma to the world ❤️❤️?
    Your school daughter loves you momma

  53. Iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous 4D is my choice,she did marvelously well and detailed everything extensively,kudos dear

  54. Going though this whole essay iheagwazi mmesoma Marvelous essay gote,she nailed it,her content was wow, she’s the merit winner
    People’s choice,I don’t even know what to comment again comments are filled here already for her…. kudos girl

  55. Iheagwazi Mmesoma Marvelous
    Congratulations dear. You’re a true gift to the people in your life.Your positivity is infectious very nice and informative
    Ride on winner.

  56. After some solid inspections I made I discovered that Mmesoma Iheagwazi marvelous made wonderful points. She deserves this

  57. Thanks for leading us through your schools advanced contributions to Mass Communication. I can’t be more proud Mmesoma Iheagwazi marvelous

  58. Mmesoma Iheagwazi marvelous.

    I am solidly behind you for a perfect point out at our schools Mass Communication approach.