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Saturday, 31 January 2015

VALENTINE PROMO – Glo dangles N5m grand prize, recording deals in music contest



This year’s Valentine season and beyond will be an exciting one for telecommunication subscribers as national telecom operator, Globacom, will be giving away a N5 million star prize, consolation prizes worth millions of naira and an opportunity for lucky subscribers to sing a duet with their favorite Glo ambassadors.  
Globacom unveiled this exciting list of rewards on Friday as it announced the launch of a new promo, Say it Loud – Say it with Love.  The promo will run on an Interactive Voice Response platform. Interested Globacom subscribers will be required to dial a short code,  54887 to record and upload their 45-second song, poem or a joke for N50 on the portal. The subscriber will then receive an SMS with his individual ID number (54888xxxxx).
The promo is targeted at helping aspiring musicians live their dreams by giving the  top three contenders an opportunity to do a duet of their entries with their favorite Glo ambassadors.
Mr. Viswanath Nagasai, Globacom’s Head of Value added Service (VAS) said in a statement that “ten other lucky Nigerians will have their songs on Globacom’s Caller Ring Back Tune, giving them an opportunity to earn revenue from every chosen song downloaded by subscribers as their Caller-Ring-Back-Tune.”

Subscribers can vote for any participant in by dialing 54888, listen to the song, poem or joke and vote for the content at the cost of N20 per vote, Nagasai explained.
Globacom is blessed with the best musical artistes across West Africa as its ambassadors all of whom have huge fan base. Among the ambassadors are Paul and Peter Okoye popularly called P-Square, Sammie Okposo, Chukie Edozien also known as Lynxx, Omawumi Megbele fondly called Oma wonder, MTV Base award winning Oyebanjo Oladapo Daniel also called D’Banj, Urban highlife crooner, Chinedu Okolie (Flavor), Bisade Ologunde (Lagbaja), Waje Iruobe, Ego Ogbaro, Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe (Wande Coal), Naeto Chikwe (Naeto C), Chidinma Okebalam (Chee) and Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy).
Glo Ambassadors from outside Nigeria include Kwabena Kwabena ( George Adu), Irene Logan, Edem, Asem, Sherifa Gunu, Gyedu-Bla Ambolley all from Ghana and Zeynab Abibou from Benin Republic.
Nagasai explained that it will cost only N50 to upload each song, poem or joke per minute on the IVR portal. In addition to the marquee prizes, there will also be N2,500 prizes in airtime every 36 hours, 200 daily prizes of N25,000, N1m weekly prizes in fourteen weeks and three monthly prizes of N2.5m.
Voters are not left out in the promo as two random voters will be picked as winners hourly while one singer will be picked as winner every day. The highest weekly and monthly votes will be rewarded.
Viswanath encouraged Nigerians to subscribe to the Globacom network and enjoy the goodies it has to offer. He urged subscribers to dial 54887 on their Glo network to record and upload their entries on the portal. A short message will be sent with an ID number that will be shared with friends who will vote for the entry.
Globacom has always been in the fore-front of rewarding its loyal subscribers, he added.

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