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National Essay Competition: UBA Foundation calls for entries

 

The UBA Foundation is now accepting entries for this year’s edition of the National Essay Competition.

 

The first prize for the competition is a N2 million educational grant for the winner to study in any African university of his or her choice, a 100 per cent increase from N1million, which was awarded last year, while the second and third prizes have increased to N1.5 million and N1 million educational grants, respectively.

Applicants must be secondary school students, schooling in Nigeria, and applications close on 2nd November, 2018.

To apply, qualified candidates must:
1. Attach 1 passport photograph, a photocopy of their original birth certificate or a photocopy of international passport data page.
2. Submit their complete contact information (School Name and Address, Residential Address, Phone number and Email Address)
3. Send Handwritten entries (not more than 750 words) should be sent to:
UBA Foundation, UBA House, 57 Marina Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State.
Or
Applications can also be sent to any UBA Branch in Nigeria

The educational grant is only applicable to students who intend to study in an African University.

LATE ENTRIES will not be accepted.

 

 

About Lanre Oyetade

A multiple award winner in Economics and business journalism, Lanre Oyetade has served close to two decades in the media industry, spanning different notable stables, where he is privileged to have risen to the position of a title editor. A masters degree holder in Economics from the University of Lagos and doctoral student at the Babcock University, he is a winner of the prestigious NMMA Capital Market Award for two consecutive years (2004 & 2005), and was also a nominee for the body’s banking and finance and money market awards for two years. In 2013, he also won the Most Outstanding Business-Reporting Title Editor award of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). A minister in the LORDS’s vineyard, he has been an inspirational speaker and resource person at many corporate and religious fora since early 2004, and has so far authored three books on the capital market; on personal effectiveness, and on personal finance, in 2008 and 2014, respectively.