Ogbaga Sunday Thomas is currently pursuing M.Sc. in Social Policy at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), and a second B.Sc in Business Administration (Distant Learning Mode) at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
He is a talented writer with a flair for essay writing, storytelling, and academic research. In view of this, he has won several national and international awards, among which are: First Prize winner, JED Child Trust Foundation African-wide essay competition (February, 2022), Second prize winner, Reaching Out Organization national essay competition (January 2021), Second prize winner, Igbos For A Progressive Nigeria (IPAN) national essay competition (May 2021), Winner, African History Essay Contest by Adat Science and Art Accademy (march 2020), Winner Literature category, Art Media national competition organized by Search for Common Ground Nigeria (September 2019), first prize winner, Chartered Institute of Human Capital Development of Nigeria youth essay competition (October 2019); grand winner, IDEANEXT Write4Change National Essay Competition (March 2019), third prize winner, Nigeria Film Corporation (NFC) Annual Essay Competition (November 2018), third prize winner, 2018 Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN)/ NYSC Annual Essay competition (August 2018), winner, the New Nigeria monthly essay competition (February 2018 edition), first prize winner, Youth Tourism Connect (YTC) national essay competition organized by Desigo Tourism Development and Facility Management Company Limited, Ministry of Information and Culture, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) (October 2017), 3rd prize continental winner, 3rd continental essay competition organized by African Organization for Standardization (ARSO) in Collaboration with Apex Management system-consults Ltd (June 2015)…and many more.
Aside from being an excellent writer, Sunday has a long track record of youth leadership, volunteerism and policy engagement. He has been awarded five scholarships, three internships, four fellowships, and shortlisted in several competitive opportunities