SEC institutes award for journalists
The Securities and Exchange Commission has instituted a capital market essay competition for eligible journalists covering the sector.
The competition is open to practicing Nigeria journalists who are registered members of either the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) or the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE).
Journalist reporting finance and the capital market in the print, broadcast and online media are also eligible to participate in the competition.
'The competition cuts across print, TV, radio, and online medium, entries submitted between Monday 30th September and Thursday 31th October 2013 will be considered,' the organizers said.
The competition focuses on news/feature essays that enlighten the investing public on any aspect of the capital market structure, institutions and operations and which has never been published or broadcasted in any local or international media.
According to the organizers, all reports for the competition should be submitted in English language with maximum of 2000 words using A4 paper size, 1.5 lines spacing, Arial 12 as font and PDF format.