Entries into the 2012 Nigerian Media Merit Awards (NMMA) is now the water that is boiling with multitude of bubbles. Following the hosting right flag that was handed by His Excellency, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, d excutive governor of Ondo state to the Cross River state commissioner for information, Mr. Patrick Ugbe at the past Nigerian Media Merit Awards (NMMA) held in Akure, Ondo state. The entry call invites the media for works done in the year 2011 and the award is opened to all men and women practicing journalism in Nigeria. Adding to the prestige of the award, each award carries a trophy(The Gold Gong of Excellence), a certificate and a specific money prize. “The Nigerian Media Merit Award (NMMA) ceremony started in 1991 with just ten categories with most reputable corporate bodies identifying with promotion of excellence through NMMA,” Stella Sawyerr, editor Tell Ltd. The event has been held in Lagos state (1992 – 2002), Abuja in 2003, River state in 2004, Bauchi in 2005, Osun state 2007, Kano state 2008, Enugun in 2009, Lagos state 2010 and Ondo state in 2011. FedEx Red Star Express has been made the official courier, and it’s already offering discounts to all the entries sent through her and all entries for the Nigerian Media Merit Awards 2012 must be submitted on or before 31st Mar. 2012. The contact below reveals where the entries will be forwarded to and as well as rendering helps for more information: The Chairman, NMMA Panel of Assessors, c/o Ideas Communication Ltd 48B Sobo Arobiodu Street, GRA, Ikeja P. O. Box 6728, Ikeja. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or through Red Star Express offices nationwide http://www.nmmang.com article by Samuel C. Enunwa Mar. 16, 2012. Quotes: “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” _ Hellen Keller, a famous writer. “There’s no stray bullet in broadcasting” _ chief Sanya Oyinsan, formal board of director, Ondo State Radio/vision Corporation (OSRC) “They say, ‘how you look is how you will be addressed.’ Then I say, ‘if you address me wrongly, then your messages shall not be delivered” _ Samuel C. Enunwa, a nigerian poet. LITERARY INSIGHT: Haiku- Haiku verse is a very short form of japenese poetry in three lines of seventeen syllables of first line to be five syllables, second line to be seven syllables and the third line to be five syllables. Haiku is characterised with cuttings that are often represented by juxtaposition of two images or ideas with seasoned words (kigo). An example of haiku- Whitecaps on the bay: A broken signboard banging In the April wind. by Richard Wright (collected in Haiku: This Other World, Arcade Publication, 1998) Since no man is a wielder of knowledge, I stand not to claim that the content of this poem holds accuracy or lacks errors in terms of opinion, ideas, structures and the uses of languages. Please, I shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from your reading and using this article. I shall not be liable for any direct or indirect or incidental or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever (including without limitation, attorneys’ fees) in any form due to your using reading this article. Thank you.