National Orientation Agency – National Youth Essay Competition, 2011.


CALL FOR ENTRIES

 RULES FOR CONTESTANTS

TOPIC:

“Strategies for Taking the Benefits of Oil Subsidy to the Highest Number of Nigerians”


Eligibility

This contest is open to all Nigerian youths below the age of 30. The aim Is to reawaken in the Nigerian youth the core value of patriotism and avail them the opportunity of participating in poIicy decision making process,


Instructions

Entries must conform to the rules outlined below:

1.  The entry must be an original, researched work on the above topic, showing clarity of thought and innovation, while providing practical suggestions and directions for implementation.

2. The essay must have four parts:

(a) Title Page

(b) Body of work

(e) Bibliography

(d) Contestant’s biography

3.The title page, bibliography and contestant’s biography must be listed on separate pages and no reference to the contestant’s name or information should be part of the body of work.

4. Using a font size of 12 – 14, entries must be double spaced.

5.The contestant’s biography must include the contestant’s name, address, telephone number and email address (where available).

6.The essay, which must have a minimum of 800 words, must not exceed 1,000 words (excluding the title page and biography).

7.Entries will be judged based on the following:

I.          Accuracy of Information

ii.         Clarity of thought

iii.        Organization / proven topic

Iv.        Grammar and spelling

v.         Documentation

 

Submission of Entries

1.Entry closes at 4:00 pm on Friday, December 9, 2011

2.All entries must be submitted online to ANY of the Agency’s email addresses listed beIow or submitted by hand to the Office ofthe Director Planning, Research & Statistics, (PRS) Room 343, National Orientation Agency Headquarters, Block ‘B’ Old Federal Secretariat Complex, Area I, Garki – Abuja:’

admin@noanigeria.com

mail@noanigeria.com

abujanoa@yahoo.com

(Please forward a copy each of your submission to all of the above listed email addresses to guarantee receipt)

 

Submission on this website

You can also submit a copy of your essay here (http://www.noanigeria.com/essay-competition.html). At the top left of this page, just below the headline banner, you will see an Essay submission box. Click on browse to locate your document and when you are done, click on upload to submit the document. You will receive a confirmation message on top of this page to know if your upload was successful or not.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT ACCEPTABLE UPLOAD FORMATS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE .DOC, .DOCX AND .PDF. IF YOU ENCOUNTER ANY PROBLEMS SUBMITTING HERE, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR DOCUMENTS TO THE EMAIL ADDRESSES LISTED ABOVE*

3.Essays that do not conform to the rules shall be disqualified.

Awards

The following prizes are to be won:

First Prize

A laptop Computer, N5OO,OOO cash and Certificate of Participation.

Second Prize

A laptop Computer, N25O,OOO cash and Certificate of Participation.

Third Prize

A laptop Computer, N15O,OOO cash and Certificate of Participation.

Ten (10) ConsoIation Prizes

N50,000 each and Certificate of Participation

For further enquiries, call 08037871614 or 08086191122

 

SIGNED

ALH. IDI M. FAROUK, MFR.
Director General

Competition official Website: 

http://www.noanigeria.com/essay-competition.html

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