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Literary, Essay And Debate Competition For Secondary Students by PedestrianNewsN: 10:56am On Nov 04, 2019
Call for entry: Literary Essay and Debate Competition, LEAD 2019


Degrees & Careers launch Literary Essay and Debate competition, LEAD 2019 for senior secondary students aged 15 -18.


The competition is an MOD group initiative in partnership with IELTS Test Centre aimed at promoting proper usage of the English Language among Nigerian Secondary School students.

Applicants are to write an essay on the topic: “Holistic Education: The Solution to Nigeria’s Socio-economic Challenges” (number of words: 500 - 1,000).


Application portal opens for entry from 18th November, 2019 to December 20, 2019. After which second round of the competition would be announced.


Speaking about the competition, the Director of Operations at MOD Group, Mr. Faruk Oyebanjo said, that "this is one of the many projects the organisation is using to support the industry and help students find their career path".


At a press briefing in Lagos, Ademola Ademiluyi, Counselor at Degrees&Careers and Team Lead, for the essay competition said that the competition would help improve research, writing, critical thinking amongst other skills in applicants. Also, at the event Claudia Nwankwo, Consultant Project Manager for LEAD 2019, commended MOD group for its visionary approach to in promoting writing culture while imploring parents and schools to encourage students to participate.


All second round qualifiers get gifts while one outstanding entry from each of the six geopolitical zones across the country would advance to the final round where cash prizes of 2m naira,1m naira and 500 thousand naira would be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions at the

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