“CAMPUS INVESTIGATIVE STORY CHALLENGE”
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and Youths Digest are calling for entries from tertiary education students in Nigeria for the “Campus Investigative Story Challenge.” The commencement date for receiving entries is on Thursday the 12th of September 2019 and the deadline is 11:59 pm on Thursay the 3rd of October 2019.
Entries should have these requirements:
- Entries must be from an undergraduate student of any tertiary institution in Nigeria. (This will be supported by proof if requested).
- Entries should be a story that reflects misappropriation of funds, gross negligence of duty, nepotism, bribery and any act deemed inappropriate in the existing laws by public officials or government employees.
- Story is strongly advised to be a report from one of the three sectors:Education, Health and Sports.
- Story can be targeted at the Federal, State or Local Government level.
- Story must be backed by proof. The proof can be in the form of a budget document, media reports, and documents from other credible and verifiable bodies.
- The issue to be reported on should be from 1999 till date.
- Entries must be between 500 to 3000 words; Font size 12 in Times Roman.
- Entries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org copying email@example.com with the Subject “Campus Investigative Story Challenge.”
- We will like to stress that students should always abide by existing laws and avoid plagiarism in the course of writing these stories.
The prize for the winner is One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100, 000) and the winner will be invited to Abuja before the end of the year to share his/her experience. CISLAC will cover the travel and accommodation cost if the winner is from outside Abuja.