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Press Council

This is to inform all Nigerian institutions across all states in the Southwest that the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS Southwest) Zone D led by Comrade Olawale Kappo has officially announced an INTER-TERTIARY Debate competition for all schools in Southwest. The competition, titled CLASH OF THOUGHTS 1.0 with the theme: NATIONAL UNITY: THE STRENGTH OF THE YOUTH & EDUCATION.

The competition is aimed at encouraging students in Southwest in their academic career and intellectual engagement. Among all schools that apply, only 30 institutions will make it through to the main debate event proposed for March 2021. Application is strictly by ESSAY submission and the top 30 essays will make it through to the next round.

Essay Topic: NATIONAL UNITY: THE STRENGTH OF THE YOUTH & EDUCATION
Who is eligible?
The essay competition is open to all students across tertiary institutions in Southwest, Nigeria.

How to apply:
Interested institutions should send an essay of 1500 words on (NATIONAL UNITY: THE STRENGTH OF THE YOUTH & EDUCATION) via PDF to clashofthoughtsnans@gmail.com through their school, student Union or debate club mail but not through an individual mail.

Essay deadline:
29th January – 5th February, 2021.

Rules:
✅The essay competition is open to only students across tertiary institutions in Southwest.

✅Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer

✅The maximum word-counts are 1500 words

✅Entries will be disqualified if they fail to meet these requirements

Notes for Guidance

✅Entries must be the original work of the writer. This does not rule out input or assistance from others

✅Entrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to the topic.

✅Entrants are expected to show originality, focus on the topic and competent use of English as a written language. This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation.

✅Entries result will be announced on IG LIVE @nansclashofthoughts

For further enquiries, contact any of the following numbers:

Tiamiyu, Hezekiah Toheeb
NANS Southwest Debate Committee Chairman
08167736556

Shina Ajoye
NANS Southwest Debate Committee General Secretary
08111090581

Kappo Olawale
NANS Southwest Coordinator
08073529590

Announcer:
Sodiq Lawal
NANS Southwest Debate Committee PRO
07031357133

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