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Over 1.5million naira for grab at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Essay Competition for Nigerians, 2016

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2016 edition of its annual Essay Competition. The NSE Essay Competition, themed “Building a Sustainable Capital Market”, is one of the Exchange’s financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation.

Essay Topic:  

What is the biggest obstacle to saving and investing money and how can The Nigerian Stock Exchange help?
Recipient 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place


*N250,000 worth of shares*N500,000 scholarship fund for university education

* Laptop

* Certificate of achievement

* Headline Closing Gong ceremony at the NSE

*N200,000 worth of shares*N400,000 scholarship fund for university education

* Laptop

* Certificate of achievement

* Participation in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE

*N150,000 worth of shares*N300,000 scholarship fund for university education


* Certificate of achievement

* Participation  in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE

School *Trophy* Three PCs and a printer *Trophy* Two PCs and a printer *Trophy* A PC and a printer


Consolation Prizes: 7 Mini Laptops for 7 National winners


  • The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
  • Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
  • Entrants must submit essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory ?elds
  • The maximum word counts are 1000 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
  • Award-winning 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.
How to entering:
  • Click here to download the 2016 Essay Competition form 
  • Send your completed entry form/essay via e-mail to or submit your essayonline.
Essay Deadline: October 14, 201 6
             for more information, visit the official webpage of NSE HERE
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