Due Date: November 4, 2019

UBA Structure, the business social obligation arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is delighted to reveal the 2019 edition of its yearly National Essay Competitors in Nigeria

Now in its 9th year, the essay competitors, targeted at senior secondary school trainees in Nigeria is arranged each year, as part of UBA Structure’s education effort which is targeted at promoting the reading culture and motivating healthy and intellectual competitors among secondary school trainees in Nigeria and throughout Africa.

Essay Subject: ” What do you believe the federal government should do to manage scams in Nigeria?”


  • Very first reward: N2,000,000 instructional grant
  • 2nd reward: N1,500,000 instructional grant
  • 3rd reward: N1,000,000 instructional grant


  • Open to Senior Secondary School trainees in Nigeria;-LRB- ****************).
  • Candidates need to connect copies of their initial birth certificates or copies of worldwide passport information page;-LRB- ****************).
  • Candidates need to send out in handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on the competitors subject;-LRB- ****************).
  • Candidates need to send their total contact details (School name and address, property address, contact number and e-mail address);-LRB- ****************).
  • The instructional grant in just relevant to trainees who plan to study in an African University.

Choice Process

Entries gotten from trainees for the competitors will be examined by a prominent panel of judges comprised of teachers from respectable Nigerian Universities, who will then shortlist 12 finest essays for more evaluation. Following this, a 2nd round of the competitors will include the 12 finalists who will compose a 2nd monitored essay from which 3 finest essays will be picked as the general winners from the 12 finalists emerged from the preliminary of the competitors.


Candidates are to send their entries to

UBA Structure,
UBA Home, 57 Marina,
Lagos State.

To learn more, go to UBA Essay

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