NBA-YLF Lagos Branch Essay Competion: Call for Entries

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Lagos Branch, Young Lawyers Forum is hosting an essay writing contest for 2021.

The competition is open to all young lawyers of NBA Lagos Branch.

Topic: Revenue Generation through Taxation Versus Investment Attraction through Tax Incentives, in Search of a Balance

First place receives N200, 000; second place receives N150, 000.

The contest aims to encourage scholarship and innovative research and writing in the area of tax law, revenue generation, and investment promotion.

Procedure for submission of essay

Only electronic copies of essays may be submitted to

  • Submission closes by midnight on 2 April 2021. All essays must be submitted with the author’s payment receipt for NBA Lagos Branch dues

• Previously published essays are excluded. Plagiarism of any form will result in disqualification of the essay and the participant.

Format and structure for essay

•Length of Essay: Essays shall be no more than 1,500 words, footnotes inclusive. Essays which exceed the word count will not be considered.

• Use hyperlinks and/or footnotes for referencing

• Font size: 12 points. •Font Style: Arial or times new roman.

• Line Spacing: 1.5

•Cover page: Each essay must have a cover page indicating the name, email address and phone number of the author.

Citation: participants should use the OSCOLA format of citation for referencing.

FOR ENQUIRIES CONTACT: 08062700441, 08020512311

Sponsored by: Mr. Etigwe Uwa, SAN, FCIArb.


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