Join Fisayo Soyombo Essay Contest 2024: Nigerian Students’ Chance to Shine!


Fisayo Soyombo Essay Competition

Are you an undergraduate student at a Nigerian university with a passion for writing and a desire to address national issues? The Union of Campus Journalists, University of Ibadan, proudly announces the launch of the 6th edition of the prestigious ‘Fisayo Soyombo Essay Competition’. This annual event invites solution-driven essays that delve into significant national matters, offering a unique opportunity for you to contribute your insightful perspectives.

📝 Essay Topic Nigeria’s Corruption Issues.
🏆 Prizes First: N250,000, Second: N150,000, Third: N100,000
📅 Deadline January 31, 2024.
📚 Word Count 1500-2000 words.
🎓 Eligibility Undergraduates in Nigerian universities.
📩 Submission Email entry with school ID.
📜 Format Times New Roman, 12, 1.5 spacing.
💡 Opportunity Influence change, inspire innovation.

This Year’s Thought-Provoking Topic

  • Your Challenge: Explore this critical issue and propose innovative solutions to one of Nigeria’s most pressing problems.

Submission Requirements: Crafting Your Masterpiece

  • Word Count: Your essay should be between 1500 and 2000 words.
  • Formatting Guidelines: Use Times New Roman font, size 12, with 1.5 line spacing.

Prizes That Celebrate Excellence and Insight

  • First Place: N250,000
  • Second Place: N150,000
  • Third Place: N100,000

Fisayo Soyombo Essay Competition Submission Procedure

  • Submission Method: Email your entry to Include your essay and a copy of your school ID in separate PDF files.
  • Email Subject: Ensure the subject of your email reads “FISAYO SOYOMBO ESSAY CONTEST.”
  • Deadline for Submission: All entries must be received by January 31, 2024.

Your Impact: Participating in this competition is not just about showcasing your writing skills. It’s an opportunity to voice your ideas and potentially influence strategies to combat corruption in Nigeria. This is your chance to instigate change and inspire others with innovative approaches to a longstanding issue.

Need More Information? For any questions or enquiries, feel free to reach out via email at

Seize this opportunity to make your mark. Your essay could be the catalyst for change, offering fresh perspectives on tackling corruption in Nigeria. With substantial prizes and the chance to make a real difference, the Fisayo Soyombo Essay Competition is an ideal platform for aspiring writers and change-makers like you. Remember, the deadline is January 31, 2024 – start brainstorming and drafting your essay today!


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