Thursday, April 23, 2015

Call For Entries: 3rd NOA/YGF 2015 Annual NYSC Essay Competition.

The competition was conceived as part of the activities to commemorate the birthday of His Excellency General Yakubu Gowon former Head of State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria who is the Patron of the Foundation.
It was aimed at keeping the mandate of upholding worth values and legacies of leadership in the nation and to help in the re-orientation of writers and readers as well as fostering peace, unity and selfless service to humanity in addition to providing an avenue for writers to make suggestions for the development of the nation in spite of its diversity.

Are you undergoing the National Youth Service Corp? Then this is for you!

Role of the Nigerian youth in promoting nationalization
Organizer Yakubu Gowon Foundation with the support of the National Orientation Agency.

1st Place – N300,000.00;
2nd Place – N200,000.00;
3rd Place – N100,000 and consolation prizes of N50,000.00 each for 7 winners.

April 30, 2015

The essay must contain about 3000 words

Essay should include a title page with Essay Title, your name, phone number, email address, place of origin and gender

Essay should include a brief Biodata of not more than 50 words
Essay must be original and unpublished

Essay must be written by one person. Co-authored essays will not be acceptable

Copyright of essays will be assigned to the Organizers

Submit your essay online:;

Open to graduates currently undergoing the NYSC with the year 2015

Award winners will be announced and ceremony held in Abuja by July 2015. Actual date to be communicated to winners.

For inquiries, please contact the organizers via the following means: 1 Lugard Road, PMB 2718, Jos, Plateau State.
Phone: 07031811093, 07084851221, 07059223828, 07095279172.

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