• UNICAF Essay Competition for Full Scholarship for a Master’s Degree

UNICAF invites participation to an essay competition, open to all Bachelor degree holders and final year Bachelor degree students in Nigeria, up to the age of 30, to win the ultimate prize of a full scholarship for a Master’s degree of the winner’s choice with UNICAF University. The winner will also receive a free laptop. Four additional winners will receive free tablets and monetary prizes of  $500, $300, $200 and $100 respectively.

To participate in the competition you must present your personal views and creative thoughts in an essay answering the question “How important is the role of higher education in shaping the contribution of young Nigerians in the national effort for development and progress?” Essays must not exceed two A4 typed pages, using 12 size fonts and 1.5 line spacing. Plagiarism and copying unnamed sources must be avoided. All non-original material must be duly credited.

Participants must submit their essays and a copy of their CV via email to before the deadline on July 15th 2019. The winners of the competition will be announced in the media and will be invited to meet with the press at the award ceremony, which will be held at the UNICAF offices in Lagos. For more information about the competition, do click here or call the UNICAF Nigeria office on +234706 319 2623, or send an email to


  • The Memoir of Nigerian University Students (MONUS)

Monus anthology is an initiative that intends to embalm the memories of students of Nigerian universities in the museum of arts.

Submission is open to students of Nigerian Universities. Top 7 entries win 10,000 naira

Deadline: 15th July, 2019

For more information, click here


  • Matrix Solicitors

Matrix runs an on-going internship programme, where we take in the brightest students of the Nigerian Law School for during their law office attachment. We also admit graduates of law faculties from Nigerian Universities who are awaiting admission into the Nigerian Law School. Interns will be exposed to all areas of the Nigerian Legal Practice and will report to the associates/partners assigned to them. Interns will also be taught to improve their research skills.



  • Bloomfield Law Practice

Interns from across the globe are welcomed for internship program will help you develop as far as your learning potentials can take you, so whether you are students at local universities or students at overseas universities with excellent grades and social aptitude please feel free to send in your application if you meet our eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria:

+ A minimum CGPA of 4:00 out of 5:00

+ Good command of English (both writing and speaking)

+ Past internship including leadership positions 



  • Infusion Lawyers

The next window  for internship opens 2 September 2019. Applications can be sent from 1 July–12 August 2019. Internship programs last a month. To apply, email your cover letter and résumé to

Deadline: 1st July – 12th August, 2019


  • Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) 25th Anniversary Essay Competition 2019

Topic: “Enhancing confidence in Nigeria for Nation building: Towards Economic Success and Improved quality of life for Nigerians”


+ Entries must be written in English 

+ One entry per participant 

+ 1,500 maximum word count 

+ Plagiarism is not accepted

Application Deadline: July 24, 2019


Paid Internship at the NESG(Nigerian Economic Summit Group) together with an all expense paid trip to 25th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja,October 2019 Essay presentation to an audience of top public/private officials Prestigious certificate of performance

To apply, click here.


  • Paul Usoro & Co.

Interns work in our different practice areas, and acquire a wealth of practical experience to build on the theoretical aspects of what they had learnt at the University. Generally, interns are exposed to our work ethics, standards, systems and values. Persons interested in participating in internship program, should send his/her application letter and CV to


  • Barrister Adebayo Shittu Writing Competition

Topic: Write on any Technology/Information Tech related topic which aims at solving a particular societal problem.

Send entry to

1st Prize: 50,000naira, Six months Idea incubation training,  ambassadorial role and other prizes

Second Prize: 30,000naira, Three months idea incubation and other prizes

3rd Prize:20,000naira, three months idea incubation and other prizes.

Entries closes: August 15, 2019



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Kofoworola Omowale,

Content Provider, Legal Pages