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Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Entries open for Etisalat-DigitalSENSE Africa 2015 Student Essay Contest

The management of DigitalSENSE Africa Media has called for entries for the 2015 Etisalat-DigitalSENSE Africa Essay Competition on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) until June 16, with the theme: Net Neutrality and Nigerian Internet Users, reports

The Executive Director, Operations at DigitalSENSE Africa Mrs. Nkemdilim Nweke, disclosed this at the weekend during the two-day Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum Series on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and IPv6 Roundtable held in Lagos.

She said that the annual student contest has been rebranded with the partnership of Etisalat Nigeria and would now be known as Etisalat-DigitalSENSE Africa Essay Competition.

Mrs. Nweke also said that the essay competition is open to students between the ages of 18 to 30 years. Interested candidates are to write an essay not more than 600 words on “Net Neutrality and Nigerian Internet Users.”

According to her, entries are to be submitted on or before June 16th 2015 to info@digitalsenseafrica.com.ng and copy remnekkv@gmail.com.

The winning essay to be adjudged the best by a team of expert panel of judges, she said, would be published in award-winning ITRealms with profile of the winner.

Also, the winner will be sponsored to the forthcoming Nigeria Internet Governance Forum slated for July 2015 in Abuja.

“The star prize winner will go home with a Laptop plus 1-year free data access; second prize to have iPad/Smart phone with six months free data access and third prize will smile home with Smart phone plus three months free data access,” Mrs. Nweke revealed.

She further disclosed that interested students must submit their entries alongside a variable letter of introduction from their institutions from head of department or student identification (ID) cards.

+Remmy Nweke (ITRealms)
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Pix: ED, Operations, DSA, Nkemdilim Nweke (Mrs)

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