The National Children Leadership Ideas Contest (N-CLIC) is a unique essay writing contest for children, aimed at bringing their leadership abilities and creativity to life.
The contest entails writing an essay which identifies a social, political or economic problem in Nigeria and proffering realistic and original solutions to the problem identified. N-CLIC will afford Nigerian Children the opportunity to contribute useful ideas that can be adapted by leaders in all strata of our socio-political and economic spheres.
The competition targets Children across Nigeria who are aged between 12 and 16 years.
Essay submission must not be more than 1500 words and entrants must be original and practical on the solutions to the social, economic or political problem identified.
Authors of the six (6) best essays from across the country will participate in a grand finale in Abuja on the 2nd of October, 2019.
Overall Winners will be determined by a panel of judges of eminent Nigerians selected from the academics, Media and Civil Society.
Prizes to be won include scholarships, fully paid trip to exciting locations, laptops, books and opportunity for international mentorship.
This Contest is supported by The Kukah Centre, Centre for Values in Leadership and Shehu Musa Yar’adua Foundation.