Are you an undergraduate law student in Nigeria eager to explore the intersection of law and Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

The National Essay Competition invites undergraduate law students to showcase their expertise and contribute to the discourse on AI, privacy, and data protection.

In addition to cash prizes, participants have the chance to intern with Pentagon Partners, gaining valuable hands-on experience.


  • Winner: N200,000
  • 1st Runner Up: N150,000
  • 2nd Runner Up: N100,000

Internship Opportunity: Beyond the monetary rewards, winners will secure an internship with Pentagon Partners. This is a golden chance to gain invaluable industry experience and network with professionals in the field.


  • 400-level and 500-level undergraduate law students enrolled in Nigerian universities.

Participants are expected to adhere to the following specifications for their submissions:

  • Length: Essays must not exceed 1,500 words, providing a concise yet thorough exploration of the topic.
  • Format: Submissions should be double-spaced, using 12pt Times New Roman font, ensuring clarity and readability.
  • Citations: References must follow the OSCOLA format, with footnotes and endnotes in 10pt font size, demonstrating rigorous academic discipline.
  • Submission Format: Essays are to be submitted in PDF format, facilitating a uniform review process.
  • Entrant Details: Include your full name, university, level of study, phone number, and email address in the body of your submission email and on the last page of your essay, ensuring we can contact you regarding your submission.
  • Originality: Originality is paramount. Plagiarism will lead to automatic disqualification, underscoring the competition’s commitment to academic integrity.

Method of Application

To participate, forward your essays to within the submission period. Ensure the subject of your email reflects the essay topic.

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: March 22, 2024.

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