Category B Nominations... and other stories

Hey guys,

it's Geisha here! it's so much fun to be typing a blog post again. i want to drink in the moment and revel in the words... but it is not to be. i'm here to work!

I am so glad you guys are so excited about the awards - we are too! however people, ONLY 60 PEOPLE HAVE NOMINATED SO FAR. what's happening? Sixty people is not even half of the blogs on Afrobabe's blog list! come on!!

Clearly you were more excited about the category B awards, but you gotta show the 'A's some love too!

So we've ajdusted the 'rules' a little bit to reflect the info we've gathered:
* The category B nominations are going up right now, and they are going to run simultaneously with the category A ones. so you can have fun, but please don't neglect the more serious awards!

* We said the A nominations would end on the 5th of March, but we're taking away that deadline. feel free to nominate for as long as you like - and when we're going to end it we'll give you a few days notice.

* Bloggers, please try to limit your nominations to one per blogger... however, you can solicit votes from your friends and family! just point them to the webpage and let them do their thing! everybody can be a part of this, so vera, feel free to rally up your fans!

Go, Vote, and have FUN!!!!!!!

23 award speak:

simplegal February 27, 2009 at 2:51 AM  

FIRSTTTTTTTTT!!!! For once in life! I've been waiting for this! Lemme go nominate....

simplegal February 27, 2009 at 2:54 AM  

It keeps telling me the Category B survey is closed :(...guess I'll be back to nominate later :)

Oh and second too!

Naija Bloggers Awards 2009 February 27, 2009 at 3:01 AM  

so sorry about that...
please try again now!!

MissLove February 27, 2009 at 4:51 AM  

just got here...hmm... im excited! :)

Mogaji February 27, 2009 at 5:15 AM  

Okay I have a suggestion! there should be some kind of post-humous(esque) award for bloggers who have left the blog domain. Like a lifetime achievement award or something.

Miss Iyabo Opeke February 27, 2009 at 5:28 AM  

Are U guyz announcing about the '411' on this Award thingy on Facebook network because that's where the wind of those who once used to blog has shifted to...

You can also open a temporary group out there so people can follow it...

OR

Use the 'Blog Network' (I hope datz what it is called?) application on facebook so people can follow your blog & U can claim ur blog...

Afrobabe February 27, 2009 at 6:18 AM  

ha, am of to cal my village people...

Femi B February 27, 2009 at 6:48 AM  

wow, Off to Nominate. This thing is going global should be quite exiting sha

Femi B February 27, 2009 at 7:55 AM  

Some bloggers actually transcend both categories, serious and un serious

Rose February 27, 2009 at 8:35 AM  

Off to nominate.More grease to your elbows.This is really good,and exciting,and is guaranteed to involve everyone.
Though i'm kinda new,i'm a citizen right?.lol

Vera Ezimora February 27, 2009 at 1:19 PM  

Ah, category B don come??? Chei!!! Should I blog "Let's Go There...Again" or will that be pushing it? LOL!

I'm unclear about how these nominations work. How do you decide the winner? Do u pick randomly abi you pick the blogger with the highest nominations? Enlighten me, Geisha.

I miss you by the way!

Buttercup February 27, 2009 at 2:27 PM  

hey geishaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

Naija Bloggers Awards 2009 February 27, 2009 at 8:38 PM  

@rose: of course u're a citizen. come one, come all!
@mogaji: hmm... good idea. we'll look into it.
@miz opeke: thanx for the tips :)
@all:you guys, your excitement is infectious!!!

@vera: Well, first we reduce the list to the most popular nominees, and then you get to vote again - this time with the actual names of the nominees. but that'll not be for a long while yet, so you guys can get to nominating!
ps:i miss u too vera :(
pps: hey buttercup!

Bombchell February 27, 2009 at 9:44 PM  

i still dont get how it works. [shrugs]

doug February 28, 2009 at 3:22 AM  

GEEEEEEEIIIISHHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

JUST TOOK OFF LIKE THAT! WHY DID YOU DO THAT TO ME??!!!! YOU MEANIE!!!!!

[NOT TALKING TO YOU]

MSCHEEEEWWWW!!!!

Waffarian February 28, 2009 at 7:12 AM  

Okay, make I go nominate..

Una do well oh.

Miss Iyabo Opeke February 28, 2009 at 7:37 AM  

Miss Opeke wuz 'ere to drum up support to be Nominate for An Award in Naija Blogger's Award blog...Let's Go there!!!

4get other bloggers...LOL...Juz gife it all to Moi!!! LOL!!!

Tears February 28, 2009 at 2:01 PM  

ok so is there like categories for most stylish look...or coolest abi na unique blog name?? suggesting!

THIRTY + February 28, 2009 at 7:15 PM  

Hey Geisha, I am not even counted on the Resident List, why now have I been chased out of the ville .

At least I can vote sha.

TY Tha Mos Magnificent March 1, 2009 at 1:19 PM  

hereby nominate my blog for the most slept blog. the blog is not bad... so where r there no comments?

Naija Bloggers Awards 2009 March 1, 2009 at 1:41 PM  

ahh! thirty plus!! that is a travesty!! i shall proceed o add u, biko no vex!
@doug: sowwy :(

FIRSTAC TOWN,  March 7, 2009 at 10:00 AM  

Move over FBA and all the other male bloggers!

Please give a warm, blogville welcome to a new refreshing male blogger in our circle - (drumroll please!)

You can reach him here:

http://crazynigerian.wordpress.com/

He Says.... March 11, 2009 at 5:41 PM  

so i guess this is where i nominate myself huh? www.angonemi.blogspot.com

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