1. Register online at
  2. Submit your entry (which can be in English or Hausa)


  1. A team of three judges will read all the submissions and grade them
  2. They will tally their scores and the best six will be recommended for further voting

Public Voting

  1. The six best submissions will be posted and publicized using social media for the public to vote on them
  2. Voting will be opened for one week
  3. Every one person can vote (but vote only once)

At the end of voting, the three with the highest votes will be declared the winners.

Rules for the Competition

  1. Particulars of the student (Names, institution, matriculation number, course of study, year and photograph)
  2. Particulars of the communities (town or village, local government, state)
  3. Essay can be either in Hausa or English
  4. Essay should not be more than 1000 words
  5. Report must be factual
  6. It is most the original work of the students and most not have been submitted before (all entire will be subjected to an online plagiarism detector and those found to have plagiarized other works will be rejected)

For more information, contact

Calendar for Competition

Fifth Round (June - July 2019)

  1. Announcement Out: June 1st, 2019
  2. Deadline for Submission: June 30th, 2019
  3. Assessment by Judges: July 1st, 2019
  4. Best six submissions opened for public: July 8th, 2019
  5. Voting on to select the best: July 8th - 15th, 2019
  6. Closing of Public Voting: July 15th, 2019
  7. Announcement of Winner: July 16th, 2019

Winners will be contacted on how their prize money will be transferred to them

Prizes to be won

  1. First prize; N30,000
  2. Second prize: N20,000
  3. Third place: N10, 000.

In addition, the winning stories would be read on Freedom Radio


  1. Increased awareness on the need to engage the campaign against corruption by students
  2. Enhanced students voice against corruption and for accountability
  3. Mobilized communities for action against corruption to ensure that projects are in their communities are done as they should be