May 30, 2024
National Essay: Entry for NCC Undergraduates National Essay Competition commences
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By Eyo Nsima

The entry for the third edition of the Nigerian Communications Commission’s, NCC, national essay competition for undergraduates in Nigeria has commenced.

In a public notice obtained by The Daily, www.thedaily-ng.com, Ikechukwu Adinde, director, Public Affairs, NCC, which disclosed that the deadline for submission of entries is July 30, 2021, added that the winners will be made public on September 13, 2021.

The Commission called on applicants to send entries to aogbadu@ncc.gov.ng.
According to him, the competition aims at inspiring innovative essay writing skills in tertiary students across the country on the topic: “5G Technology: Opportunities and Challenges.”

It is also targeted at increasing awareness on 5G Technology, engage and enhance research, encourage academic competition and excellence while building the capacity of undergraduates in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Specifically, the public notice, stated: “According to the public notice, “All participants are expected to register their personal details in the form provided for download on the NCC website, signed by their Deans as genuine Nigerian Undergraduates.

“All essays will be subjected to plagiarism checks,” while winners will be invited by the Committee members to defend their essays by way of presentation.
“Candidates who cannot successfully defend their submissions will be disqualified.”
It stated that all entries will be assessed based on the fact that the essay should contain a maximum of 1,000 words and a minimum of 500 words on the topic; have an abstract, introduction, main body, and conclusion and referenced.

It also added that the winner of the essay competition will get a laptop, printer, and cash prize of N500, 000; the second prize will get N300,000 while the third prize gets N200,000.

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