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Glorious Islamic Centre 2016 Essay Competition

Glorious Islamic Centre 2016 Essay Competition

Glorious Islamic Centre invites Muslim students of tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools in Nigeria to send their entries for this year’s essay competition.

The objectives of GIC are: to educate Muslims and Non-Muslims alike in the light of Islam, cater for Social, Moral and Spiritual needs of all persons, co-operate with any lawful organization for the proper understanding of Islam, promote Education and Scholarship through Study, Symposia, Debates, Conferences, Film Strips, Reference Libraries any other Lawful means.


Undergraduate & tertiary institution category: Alleviating poverty in the society through Islamic values

Secondary school category: Al-Quran a solution to societal problems.

Primary school category: Kindness to parents, a path to paradise


Glorious Islamic Centre


Undergraduate & tertiary institution category

Winning prize: N100, 000

Consolation prizes for 2nd and 3rd positions

Secondary school category

Winning prize: N50, 000

Consolation prizes for 2nd and 3rd positions

Primary school category

Winning prize: N25, 000

Consolation prizes for 2nd and 3rd positions


6th November, 2016


  1. Entries can either be sent by Email in PDF/MS Word format to or post/courier/hand delivery to the Centre Manager, Glorious Islamic Centre, Plot 460 Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Vulcanizer Bus Stop, Ikeja, Lagos. Tel: 08065832413, 08107722962
  2. All entries must be typed and stapled together in the upper left-hand corner with title page on top. NO BINDING PLEASE. Each entry must begin with a title page containing the title of the essay, the writer’s name, residential address, contact phone number, date of birth, school name, class and number of words
  3. Essay must contain between 1500 & 2000 words for undergraduates level; not more than 600 words for secondary school level and not more than 300 words for primary level.
  4. Every word of the essay is counted, but this does not includes the bibliography, footnote identifying non-original material or title and author information or the words contained in the title page.
  5. Each entry must be received latest by 4p.m on Friday 6th November, 2016
  6. Each entry must be accompanied by a copy of the entrant’s photo ID or Birth Certificate, proof of College/School registration.
  7. The competition is open to Muslims resident in Nigeria only.
  8. Winners will be notified on 2nd of December, 2016.
  9. Glorious Islamic Centre will not be responsible for any liabilities and losses resulting from participation in this competition


The full competition rules and guidelines documents are available on request from


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