Winners of the 2014 Essay Competition by The Nation Newspaper and AfricanLiberty.org powered by Network For a Free Society

Winners of the 2014 Essay Competition by The Nation Newspaper and AfricanLiberty.org powered by Network For a Free Society

Based on the review of the submitted essays, 77 per cent is the highest score while the lowest score is 3 per cent.  The details of the scores are recorded below. The general assessment shows an increase in the knowledge and spread of liberty in Africa. The content of the essays present an evidence of a positive impact of Africanliberty.org , The Nation newspaper and Network for a Free Society  promoting activities.

The grading was based on four key criteria.

1.     Understanding and discussion of the issues: This is to assess the level of understanding of key liberty elements as discussed by the writer. This carried 50 marks

2.     Each essay was also assessed on the level of organisation and conformity to the size of the essay. This carried 15 marks

3.     The third criteria looked at the grammar, structure and creativity displayed by the writer. The carried 15 marks

Originality: This assessed the use of other scholars’s works and ideas, and whether the writers appropriately credited the source(s) of used intellectual materials. This carried 20 marks.

Winners should contact: Adedayo Thomas at adedayo.thomas@gmail.com/+234 802 223 9554.

 

PRIZES

1st-George Ayittey (Platinum Prize):

 

$1,000 and Full Scholarship to 2014 Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)at University of Cape Town Graduate Business School, South Africa  from  September 4-7, 2014

Adeloye Olanrewaju Samuel (1st)

Department of Physiology

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology

Ogbomoso. Oyo State

 

2nd Prize - Anthony Fisher (Gold Prize): $700 and Full Scholarship to 2014 Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)at University of Cape Town Graduate Business School. South Africa. from  September 4-7, 2014

Odala Gracious Balamu (2nd)

Majoring Philosophy

Chancellor College University of Malawi

P.O. Box 280

Zomba

3rd - Derenle Edun (Silver Prize) : $500 and Full Scholarship to 2014 Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)at University of Cape Town Graduate Business School. South Africa. from  September 4-7, 2014

 

Omoleye Olusegun(3rd)

Depart of Medicine and Surgery

University of Ibadan.Oyo State-Nigeria

 

4th - CampusLife-The Nation Newspaper (Media Bronze Prize): 70% Scholarship to 2014 Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)at University of Cape Town Graduate Business School. South Africa. from  September 4-7, 2014

 

 

Shittu Oluwakemi Adeola(4th)

Depart of Biology

Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo

 

Uzuazor Precious Aghogho (4th)

Depart of Chemical Engineering

University of Benin,Ugbowo

Benin City.Edo State

 

Afolayan Monisola Ayowumi (4th)

Depart of Agric Extension and Rural Devt (500level)

Obafemi Awolowo University. Ile-Ife.Osun State

Other Consolation Prizes (Media Bronze Prize): 50% Scholarship to 2014 Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)at University of Cape Town Graduate Business School. South Africa. from  September 4-7, 2014

 

Oloyede Deborah (5th)

Depart of Economics (200L)

University of Ibadan.Ibadan.

Oyo State, Nigeria

 

 

Yohana Gadaffi Ouma (6th)

School of Law Parklands Campus

University of Nairobi (Kenya)

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Francis Wambugu Komu (6th)

Depart of Mathematics and Computer Science(1st year)

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya

 

 

348-Balogun Rilwan Opeyemi (7th)

Department of Civil Law (200level)

Ahmadu Bello University.

Zaria, Kaduna

 

 

Congratulations to all the winners

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