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Union of Campus Journalists (UCJ) University of Ilorin 2016 Essay Competition

Union of Campus Journalists (UCJ) University of Ilorin 2016 Essay Competition

Entries are hereby requested from interested students within and without the University community for the 2016 edition of the Union of Campus Journalists (UCJ) Essay Competition.

The annual contest is intended to serve as a national platform for students to express their opinions on critical issues as they concern journalism and nation-building. UCJ… Liberty Championed by the Pen

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Union of Campus Journalists (UCJ)

Fabulous prizes are to be won. In previous editions, phones, cash and a lot of goodies have been given out.


30th May, 2016 (11:59pm)


  • Entries must be written in English and in essay form with attention paid towards
    Grammar and syntax, spellings and relevance to the topic.
  • Poems, short stories or fictions are not acceptable.
  • Entries must be typed in MS word format. Times new roman font size 12, double-line spaced and justified.
  • With the exclusion of title page which includes identifying information (student name, faculty, department, level, institution name, email address and date of submission), footnotes and references, each entry must be between 750-1,000 words.
  • Entries must be original i.e free from plagiarism.
  • All citations must be duely acknowledged
  • No co-authored work would be accepted.
  • Submissions must be made by email to:
  • All entries should be submitted on or before 11:59pm on Monday,30th May, 2016.
  • Winners will be announced at the Public Lecture/Award ceremony day of the UCJ’s press Week.
  • Late entries will not be accepted.


For more information and enquiries on the essay competition, contact:

Mubajjal: 07061150829, Ogunlade Kehinde:  08104914844


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