SystemSpecs’ 2024 Children’s Day Essay Contest Open to Nigerian Participants

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The possibilities of the online world are virtually limitless! You have access to an unprecedented wealth of information and the ability to connect with millions of people worldwide, among other things. However, alongside these advantages, the internet also poses certain risks, akin to those encountered in the physical world. These risks are particularly pronounced for children who may lack the knowledge to navigate the online realm safely.

Although it’s understood that physical harm cannot be inflicted through a computer screen, it’s still essential to adopt a cautious approach to online activities to ensure safety. At SystemSpecs, we firmly believe that it’s possible to have a positive and secure online experience. Nonetheless, we acknowledge the importance of educating children about the potential dangers of online technology.

That’s why we invite you to share your insights on the 2024 theme: “Protecting the Nigerian child from the dangers of online technology” and explain its significance. Your perspective is valuable to us, and we eagerly anticipate your submissions.


Winners of the essay competition will receive fantastic prizes, including a high-capacity laptop, premium headphones, a portable laptop stand, a smart wristwatch, one year’s worth of internet data, and more.


Who can participate?

  • Children attending primary and secondary schools in Nigeria, aged between 9 and 16 years old.
  • The Junior category (ages 9 to 12) should submit essays of up to 1,000 words, while the Senior category (ages 13 to 16) should submit essays of up to 1,500 words.


  • Your essay should be composed in the English language..
  • Each participant is permitted to submit only one entry.
  • Your submission must consist of original thoughts; plagiarism will not be tolerated!
  • An endorsement from an accredited school official, parent, or legal guardian is required for your entry.
  • Don’t worry; we have addressed your queries in our FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and provided TIPS for successful participation.

Selection Process:


  • Keep an eye out for the submission portal, which opens on February 20, 2024, and closes on April 20, 2024.
  • The announcement of winners is scheduled for May 27, 2024, followed by the award ceremony on June 7, 2024.

Method of Application:

Click Here to Apply

Topic: Safeguarding Nigerian Children from the Hazards of Online Technology

To learn more about the competition, refer to our FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and find TIPS for successful participation.

For additional information, don’t hesitate to contact us via email at participate@systemspecs.com.ng

For More Information:

Application Deadline: April 20, 2024.

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