Tuesday, June 29, 2021

NCC’s 2021 national essay for undergraduates closes tomorrow – ITREALMS

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The 2021 Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) National Essay Competition would end tomorrow, Friday, July 30, reports 
ITREALMS.
The essay, ITREALMS gathered opened Wednesday, June 16, 2021 as contained in a public notice, made available by the Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, who endorsed the notice, revealed that winners will be unveiled on Monday, September 13, 2021.
This, 
ITREALMS gathered is the 3rd National Essay Competition designed to inspire innovative essay writing skills in tertiary students across the country, with the theme: “5G Technology: Opportunities and Challenges.”

Also, Adinde said that the objective is to increase awareness on 5G Technology, engage and enhance research, encourage academic competition and excellence, while building capacity of undergraduates in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

He similarly said that the eligibility criteria includes that all undergraduates in Nigerian tertiary institutions both private and public can send entries.

“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,” Adinde said.

As said by him, “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,” he said.

Additionally, he said that all entries will be assess based on the fact that the essay should contain a minimum of 1,000 words and a minimum of 500 words on the topic, have an abstract, introduction, main body and conclusion, referenced.

NCC promises that the essay entries will go through a rigorous selection process and scrutinised based on content, grammar and structure and must get to the Commission via PDF format with all necessary attachments.

ITREALMS equally gathered that the first prize include a laptop, printer and cash prize of N500,000.00, just as the second prize winner will get N300,000 and third place winner will go home with N200,000 respectively and entries, should be sent to aogbadu@ncc.gov.ng.

Chuks Egbune/Editor

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