Legit Big Naija Independence Contest in Nigeria

  • Bachelor, Course, Master, Phd
  • Up to 115 000 ₦
  • 21 October 2020
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Legit.ng gives young people like you a unique chance to tell their own stories of the Nigerian Independence. Big Naija Independence contest by Legit.ng is aimed at spotting young talented students passionate about journalism. It is a great opportunity for you to get your story heard!

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115 000 ₦, 75 000 ₦ or 38 000 ₦, for first to third place respectively.


Write an essay on one of the following topics:

  • Your personal contribution
  • Lessons learnt since 1960
  • Role of women

The essay must be 400-1000 words in length, contain a main heading and several subheadings;

Each individual can submit maximum of 1 essay;

All essays must be submitted in .doc or .docx format, other formats will not be accepted;

Only original, unique and written from scratch essays will be considered;

Read the Competition Terms and Conditions to find out more.

Publishing an essay on your University's website with a link to Legit.ng might be considered as a plus in case applicants have the same scores.

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