NESG partners NUC on essay competition for university students – here's how to participate

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), a private sector-led think-tank organisation, has partnered with the National Universities Commission (NUC) on its 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) essay competition for university students.

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The essay will run through July 24, 2019, with the theme, "Enhancing Confidence in Nigeria for Nation Building: Towards Economic Success and Improved Quality of Life for Nigerians."

In a statement made available to Business Insider SSA, NESG said the "essays will generate ideas on how to help drive economic change and transform Nigeria into a modern and globally competitive nation where its citizens can have improved quality of life and also get youths to start thinking “Nation Building”".

  • Entry must be written in English
  • One entry per participant
  • 1,500 maximum word count
  • Plagiarism is not accepted
  • Submitted before July 24, 2019.
  • All entries must be properly referenced using the American Psychological Association style (APA) style.
  • Paid internship at the NESG
  • All expense paid trip to 25th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja, October 2019
  • Essay presentation to an audience of top pubic/private officials
  • Prestigious certificate of performance

Logon to http://www.nesgroup.org/essay/

Register and submit your essay.

The top 3 winners will emerge and other essays shortlisted will be used by the NESG during and after the national economic summit in October 2019. 

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