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LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme (YLP)

The Youth Leadership Development Programme is intended to empower, equip, and support young change leaders who are Nigerian undergraduates under the age of 30, by providing them with the knowledge, abilities, and supportive environment required to become self-leaders who bring long-term change to their communities. As Nigeria approaches an election …


NOUN Essay Competition and Prizes

The Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria has announced the establishment of an Annual Essay Competition on Open and Distance Learning (ODL). The prize was established as a means for students to communicate their views and experiences with diverse parts of the University in a discursive academic …

UNDP/FCMB Agro-Hack Challenge & Summit

Applications are invited from AgriTech startups, AgriBusiness Entrepreneurs, Engineers, Innovators and Solution enthusiasts across Nigeria to apply for the 2022 Agro-Hack Challenge & Summit. The Agro-Hack Challenge & Summit 2022 is an AgriBusiness and AgriTech-focused challenge aimed at crowdsourcing innovative solutions to difficulties encountered by the agricultural ecosystem in Benue …

Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition

The Asido Foundation (AF) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that seeks to counter the ocean of ignorance around mental health by providing evidence-based information and engaging in advocacy and intervention activities aimed at improving the mental health needs of the Nigerian population. Undergraduate students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria are …

Zenith Bank Startup Pitch Competition

Want to reach millions of people with your business solution? Do you have a minimum viable product (MVP) in Nigeria that is operational? Apply immediately for the 2022 Zenith Bank Pitch Competition. The goal of this initiative is to identify, spotlight, connect, reward, and mentor scalable Nigerian businesses whose business …

Seyi Makinde Annual Essay Competition

Omituntun Initiative in Diaspora (OID) is now accepting submissions from residents/indigenes of Oyo State who are studying at any recognised university in Nigeria for its 2022 Seyi Makinde Annual Essay Competition. The deadline for the submission of entries is November 20, 2022. A professional organisation, Omituntun Initiative in the Diaspora …

SDG Innovation Challenge

SDG Innovation Challenge 2022 is calling for applications from everyone in Africa who is interested in participating, including students, professionals, community activists, social entrepreneurs, and changemakers.┬áThe deadline for the submission of applications is November 1, 2022. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Innovation Challenge was conceived as a virtual, pan-African ideation …

9mobile Essay Competition

9mobile has teamed with the Education Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to hold a national essay contest for senior secondary school students, beginning in Abuja. During a virtual media conference, the company issued a call for submissions and stated that it is capitalizing on the United Nations Educational, …

MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition

MTN Nigeria is now accepting applications from primary & secondary school students between the ages of 9 and 15 for its 2021 mPulse Spelling Bee Competition. See the requirements and how to apply for the MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition below. MTN Nigeria invites all primary & secondary school students …

Akwa Ibom State 35th Anniversary Essay Competition

Akwa Ibom State Government is now accepting submissions from undergraduates of Akwa Ibom Origin studying in Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education for its 35th anniversary essay competition. The deadline for the submission of entries for the Akwa Ibom State Essay Competition is September 18, 2022. In an effort to …