Sunday, 30 October 2011

Introducing NETAD National Essay Competition

From the words of Sidney J. Harris, ‘Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves’.

Network for Talent Discovery is therefore initiating its first national essay competition to tackle the menace of self misery, and calls on students, youths, administrators, writers, public servants and all stake holders to play their role in fighting the menace as stated by Sidney J. Harris and participate in the competition.

The topic for deliberation is ‘Self discovery; an impetus to national development’.

To participate, write an essay of not more than 750 words on the above topic. Send a copy of the essay and personal details – typed in Microsoft Word – to

Please note that personal details should include surname, first name and other names, detailed address, date of birth, age, gender, state of origin, local government area, contact phone number. For students and undergraduates, please include the name of your school/ institution, course of study, department and faculty, present year or level of study, name of H.O.D and other relevant details.

Entry closes on Saturday, 12th November, 2011.

Winners will be notified and awarded at the NETAD National Youth Forum, Abeokuta edition.

For further enquires, text +234 (0) 7039563908, +234 (0) 8033184381, +234 (0) 8031336740 or mail

Fb: Network for Talent Discovery (NETAD) or click here.



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