Friday, March 16, 2012

Calls for Submission: MySpur Essay Competition

Do you consider yourself a great writer? Here is a golden opportunity for you to express yourself. Spur magazine is glad to announce the commencement of an Essay Competition. This will be the first of the series of My Spur Essay Competitions. This series is geared towards discussing issues that affect the Nigerian learning community and leadership.

Title: Stemming the tide of massive Examination Failure in Nigeria: How?

  • The essay competition is open to all.
  • All entry should be between 1,200 – 1,500 words.
  • The deadline for the submission of the entries is March 21, 2012.
  • All entries should be sent electronically to
  • All entries should be in Microsoft word format (PDF format are not allowed)
  • All entries should contain the following information: Full Name, Phone Number, Email Address, Current Status (Student or Worker), How you heard about the essay competition?

NB: The information should be below your entry in one document.

The final winner will be announced in first week of April.
  • The prize for the winner is a Nokia Phone
  • Prize for the first runner up is N3,000 worth of airtime
  • Prize for the second runner up is N1,500 worth of airtime.

The winning Essay will also been published in the April Edition of Spur magazine.


For inquiries:

For submissions:



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