2021 National Freedom of Information essay competition

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2021 —Mass communication and journalism undergraduates in Nigeria can submit entries for the 2021 National Freedom of Information Essay Competition.

The International Press Centre (IPC) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) invite entries on the theme, “Deepening democracy, the Impact of FOI Act ten years after.”

The organisers will only accept entries from undergraduate students of any tertiary institution in Nigeria, public or private, and must be accompanied by a fully legible copy of the Student’s Identity Card.

Applicants should send entries by email to: foientries@ipcng.org with “National Freedom of Information Essay Competition” as the Subject line.

The winning entry and First Runner-Up will be awarded prizes.

The deadline for submissions is October 31, 2021 by 12.00 midnight (WAT).



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