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Apply for Professor Akinkugbe Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension at OAU




Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the Professor Akinkugbe Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension.

  1. JOB

The person appointed shall be expected to:

  • Engage in specific research projects with defined targets within the broad theme of

CKD and Hypertension related kidney disease. Such engagement could be in a significant component of either a new study or an ongoing study.

  • Undertake teaching and mentoring as related to Nephrology and Hypertension;
  • Produce a fundable research proposal, for further sustainability of the programme;
  • The Fellow shall work collaboratively with colleagues in other relevant Departments as the study may involve/include Paediatrics, Community Medicine, Nutrition, Sociology, Clinical Pharmacology and Laboratory Medicine. The Fellowship will be hosted in the Renal Unit of the Department of Medicine.
  • The Fellow shall be responsible to the Head, Department of Medicine.
  • Successful applicants will be required to sign an undertaking/agreement that the grant will be acknowledged in any publication arising from the research and will be required to provide a report on completion of the Fellowship

The successful applicant to this position shall be called, “Professor Akinkugbe Post-Doctoral Fellow in Nephrology and Hypertension”, in the sense that he/she must have earned it by his/her scientific background and potential to develop a strong research career in Nephrology and Hypertension.

A candidate for the position must:

  • Be an academic or researcher at a recognized Nigerian University.
  • Be Lecturer 1/equivalent and above.
  • Demonstrate interest in Nephrology and Hypertension, through research output.
  • Present a completed ethically sound research proposal addressing critical health issues of

concern to the society in Nephrology and Hypertension (within the core Clinical Sciences and/or Social Medicine).

  • Not be a staff of the Department of Medicine OAU/OAUTHC.

The applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Applicant’s scientifi­c background and potential to develop a strong research career in Nephrology and Hypertension.
  • Uniqueness of the research idea.
  • Clinical relevance or importance, especially to Nigeria.
  • Clarity and appropriateness of the research plan.
  • Expertise and capability of the investigator.
  • Project Supervisor must be domiciled at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
  1. D.

     Each award will be up to a maximum of ₦2,000,000.

            The package includes the following:

  1. Research Allowance (based on research proposed and may be up to (N 500,000.00);
  2. Monthly stipend (N224,567.53);
  • Local transport and travelling Allowance; and
  1. Housing (Accommodation or allowance in lieu of official accommodation) maximum of N 150,000.00.

            The Fellowship is for  4 months


As contained in “Obafemi Awolowo University Conditions of Service for Senior Staff”

  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Motivation letter, not to exceed three (3) pages indicating:
  • Applicant’s interest in the fellowship.
  • The impact the Fellowship will have on their careers in Nephrology and Hypertension.
  • Scientific merit of the proposed research project including originality of research question(s), and
  • Well-elaborated statement on the policy relevance of the research in Nigeria.
  1. Two confidential reports (at least one must come from a faculty member with extensive knowledge of applicant’s academic history and performance.
  2. Evidence of application for or ethical approval of the research protocol by an

Approved Ethical Review Board.

  1. Summary of proposal including the following information:
  • originality of research question(s); clarity and adequacy of the study design;
  • demonstrate knowledge of relevant and current literature; detailed analysis plan; ethical considerations, etc.,
  • describe the type(s) of experiments or other proposed work and the major

methods that will be used.

  • describe the facilities and personnel required to conduct the study.
  • provide a discussion of the data that is expected to be obtained and the means by which the data will be analysed and interpreted, i.e. the statistical methods.

Applicants should submit PDF format of complete application materials to kkole@ while ten (10) soft bound copies of same application materials and two (2) sealed referee reports marked “confidential” should be submitted.

The curriculum vitae should be according to the following format:

  1. Personal Data
  2. Full Name (Surname First)
  3. Date of Birth
  4. Contact Details including Email Address and Telephone Numbers
  5. Nationality
  6. State of Origin
  7. Permanent Home Address
  8. Marital Status
  9. Number of Children and their Ages
  10. Next of Kin
  11. Contact Details of Next of Kin
  12. Present Status
  13. Educational Background
  14. Work Experience with Dates
  15. Membership of Professional Bodies
  16. Publications
  17. Professional Accomplishment
  18. Conferences, Seminars and Workshop Attended with Dates
  19. Current Research Activities
  20. Names and Addresses of Referees
  21. Signature and Date

All applications should be forwarded to The Head, Department of Medicine, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State not later than six (6) weeks from the date of publication of this advertisement.

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Viva Cinemas Recent Job Vacancy – Apply Now!



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18 Sep, 2020

Viva Cinemas – Furnished with state of the art Dolby Surround sound with JBL speakers and projectors from Christie, 7 large screens (3D included), spacious foyer and awesome concession, Viva Cinemas provides a good bouquet of Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood movies to cater for you. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Projectionist
Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description

  • The Projectionist is responsible for all day to day technical operations of the cinemas and ensuring high quality and standards, in line with Health & Safety requirements are maintained
  • He will be responsible for the planning, organizing and implementation of the maintenance and operation of performance-related equipment at the cinemas, including projectors, speakers and other technical systems used during movie screenings/ cinema events.

Job Requirements

  • Good IT and technical skills.
  • Exceptional customer service and people skills
  • Team working skills
  • Knowledge with editing of media / video materials, such as raw footage / trailers.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application Letter to: [email protected] Please use Location / Job Position / Name as Subject. Example: Ikeja / Projectionist / Mayowa Johnson.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

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Action Against Hunger Current Job Vacancy – Apply Here!



Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone. We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Consultant – Rapid Response Mechanism Interventions Evaluation

Project Background
Rationale for the Project:

  • Action Against Hunger is a key member of the core Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) Technical Working Group in North East Nigeria, along with DRC and NRC that works in partnership with Federal, State and LGA level Government Officials, as well as, relevant Sector-working group to coordinate responses.
  • In 2019, the Action Against Hunger Rapid Response Team was the first partner to provide critical emergency services for several crises – the influx of IDPs in Monguno IDP in January, the fire outbreaks in Gajigana in April, and the influx of returnees in Rann May. Action Against Hunger also engaged in three joint need assessments together with other RRM partners in Gajigana, Maiduguri and Borno State following the floods in 2019 to inform subsequent responses.
  • Action Against Hunger is able to quickly operationalize a high quality RRM response and adequately monitor provided services with the presence of a fully RRM dedicated team that includes an Emergency Coordinator, an RRM Wash team, a Logistics Manager and M&E manager. With three years of experience in launching RRM responses in Borno and Yobe state, Action Against Hunger has developed relationships with communities and Government stakeholder’s and has established acceptance and a wide awareness of the humanitarian services we deliver to conflict affected populations. As a result, in 2019 the RRM team’s surveillance of emergencies received first-hand information about new crisis from members of the communities that had previously received support.
  • Action Against Hunger would like to reflect on these past three years of implementing RRM in Northeast Nigeria, through an external independent study.

Geographical scope covered by the analysis:

  • The geographical scope of the evaluation will cover Borno and Yobe States, Nigeria (subject to change depending on security concerns).

Purpose and Objectives of the Study
Objectives of the Evaluation:

  • The overarching purpose of the evaluation is to assess the overall performance of the project in line with North East RRM strategy and to determine if it has achieved its intended outputs and outcomes.
  • Likewise, the study should clearly explain why (or why not) these outputs and outcomes were achieved through an integrated analysis of the entire result chain (inputs, activities, outputs outcomes and likelihood of impact) and other contextual factors.
  • The study will use OECD DAC criteria (effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, sustainability and impact) in addition the consultant will look at design, coverage and coherence.
  • The consultant will draw the extract the best practices, lesson learned, what worked and what did not and recommendations to enhance the quality of AAH future programming for emergency response.

Profile of the Evaluator
The study will be carried out by an international or national consultant with the following profile:

  • Experience in WASH and NFI sector with particular experience in rapid emergency response
  • Significant field experience in the evaluation of humanitarian / emergency projects;
  • Relevant Degree / equivalent experience related to the study to be undertaken;
  • 3-4 years Years of experience.
  • Significant experience in coordination, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs;
  • Good communications skills and experience of workshop facilitation;
  • Ability to write clear and useful reports (may be required to produce examples of previous work);
  • Fluent in English;
  • Understanding of donor requirements;
  • Ability to manage the available time and resources and to work to tight deadlines;
  • Independence from the parties involved.
  • Familiarity with the context of the humanitarian situation in Northeast Nigeria will be an added advantage.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their expression of interest electronically with subject “PD-ABU-01114-001_EoI for Independent RRM Evaluation Consultancy” to: [email protected] in order to receive the full ToR.

Application Deadline: 24th September, 2020.

Note: Proposal without request of the full ToR will not be accepted.

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Application Portal for N-Power Batch “A” & “B” Beneficiary Transition Database – Apply Now



Application Portal for N-Power Batch “A” & “B” Beneficiary Transition Database - Apply Now

This is to inform the general public that Nasarawa State N-Power Implementing Office has made some important updates to the new Website specifically designed for the Exiting N-Power Batch A and B beneficiaries in the state, in line with the latest Template received from the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development for the Transitioning opportunities into Government Entrepreneurship programmes being deliberated by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Download Npower Transitioning Past Questiona and answers Here

  1. Consequently, it is expected that all Exiting Batch A and B in Nasarawa State who are interested in the Transitioning opportunities by the Federal Government of Nigeria to visit our Website with this link- using their Smartphones/Computers or visit the nearest Cafe close to them to update their information which includes the following;
    i. N-Power ID ( ie the Unique Identification number found on your NPower Profile Page eg NPVN/NA/2016/XXX).
    ii. Are you currently Employed(YES/NO).
    iii. Do you want to participate in the Transition opportunities (YES/NO).
  2. This exercise has a limited time frame beginning from Friday 28th August 2020 to Saturday 29th August 2020, closing time 2:pm. All interested beneficiaries in Nasarawa State are encouraged to update their bio-data on our website on or before the deadline to avoid being excluded from the Transition plans by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
  3. On this note the general public is requested to give this Announcement the attention and seriousness it deserves, please.

Apply for Transitioning Database Here

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