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NNPC Graduate Trainees Recruitment 2012

Graduate Trainees (References No: GT01)

Job Description

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is the National Oil Company of Nigeria and a major player in the Nigerian and International Oil and Gas Industry.  The Corporation has exciting prospects and operations across the complete value chain of Oil and Gas covering, Upstream, Midstream and Downstream sectors.

NNPC Graduate Trainees  Recruitment 2012

As part of our efforts in repositioning the Corporation for growth and operational excellence,  we are looking to bring on board dynamic and ambitious young graduates and experienced professionals who will create a strategic springboard to maximize the benefits accruable Nigeria and Nigerians from the Oil and Gas Industry.

Job Title: Graduate Trainees

References No: GT01

The Role:

  • Work as part of a team, learning and contributing to the achievement of business goals and departmental bottom line.
  • Focus on personal and professional development, succeed at the Foundation Skills Training and the Initial Professional Development Programmes.
  • Develop into a well rounded technical professional within 3-5 years.

The ideal candidates profile:Candidates should possess a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of Second Class Upper Degree or Second Class Lower with a good Masters Degree in the following areas:

  • Science: Geology, Geophysics, Computer Science, Physics, Surveying and Mathematics
  • Engineering: Petroleum, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, CivilEnvironmental, Pipeline, Marine Engineering.
  • Business/Finance: Business Administration, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Insurance, etc.
  • Social Sciences: Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Human Resources etc.
  • Art/Humanities: Mass Communication, English, History, etc.
  • Law: Law
  • Medical and Health Science:  Radiography, Laboratory Science, Occupational Health, and Nursing (RN, SRN)

Other Requirements

  • Candidates must have graduated in the last 5 years and must not be more than 29 years by December, 2012 with 0 – 3 years work experience.
  • Candidates must have completed the mandatory NYSC program by October 2012.
  • Good leadership traits, verbal and written communication and computer skills.
  • Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills and have ability to do well in a multi disciplinary and culturally diverse workplace.

Successful candidates can look forward to a challenging, culturally diverse and team based workplace.  This is in addition to exceptional development opportunities and competitive total reward package offered by the Corporation.

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2012

Method of Application
If you meet the requirements for the above positions and are interested in pursuing a career with NNPC, please complete the online application form and upload your CV and credentials.
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Application Instructions
As part of your application process, you will be required to enter an email address and password for registration on the NNPC website. You can then use these credentials to log in through the Login Form provided for further instructions.
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2012/2013 NNPC/CHEVRON Scholarships for Nigerian Students

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.

E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses, in Nigerian Universities:

1. Accountancy
2. Agricultural Science/ Agricultural Engineering
3. Architecture
4. Business Administration/Economics
5. Chemical/Civil/Mechanical/Petroleum/Electrical & Electronics Engineering
6. Computer Science/Information Tech./Computer & System Engineering
7. Environmental Studies/Surveying
8. Geology/Geophysics
9. Law/Law & Criminology/ Law & International Relations
10. Mass Communication/Journalism
11. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
12. Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy (Vet. Medicine not inclusive)

Closing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly July 27, 2012.

How to Apply for 2012/2013 NNPC/CHEVRON Scholarship

That we will accept applications through this website address only. Hard copies of any document submitted will not be processed. All interested students are advised to complete the E-application form online at this web address only and upload all the required documents as requested at the website.

In line with the e-scholarship administration system, selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected computer examination centers nationwide.

Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and sms.

All applicants are here advised to ensure that GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms at the web site.

Note: Please ensure you understand the above carefully before you start this application to avoid errors and disqualification.

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2013-2014 Eni Scholarship for Master Students at St Antony’s College







St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni offered scholarship for the students from Angola, Nigeria and Ghana for pursuing master degree, UK 2013-2014

Study Subject(s):African Studies,Economics for Development,Economic and Social History,Global Governance and Diplomacy,Development Studies, International Relations and Economics
Course Level:Master
Scholarship Provider: St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:The scholarships are open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana or Nigeria. Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of both academic merit and potential, and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who have clear ambitions to use their accumulated learning to benefit their home country after graduation.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Angola, Nigeria and Ghana

Scholarship Description: St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni, is offering three students from Angola, Nigeria and Ghana the opportunity to study for a fully funded Master’s degree in 2013-14. This will allow St Antony’s to admit some of the best African students irrespective of means and will add immeasurably to the diverse and intellectual character of the College. This is part of a joint initiative between Eni & St Antony’s College to invest in and strengthen African leadership.St Antony’s and Eni are equally keen to provide encouragement and where possible, structured incentives for Eni Scholars to continue their studies or find useful employment back in their home country after graduating from Oxford. Discussions about this are ongoing and scholars will be informed of relevant contacts and partnerships as they emerge.

What does it cover?
100% of university and college fees, and an annual grant for living costs (the rate was £12,900 for 12 month courses and £9,675 for 9 month courses in 2012-13). If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based upon satisfactory academic progress.

How do I apply?
In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by the March deadline and you must have secured a conditional or unconditional place on your chosen programme of study by the expected final decision date (May 2013). It would help if you select St Antony’s College in the ‘college choice’ section of the application form, though this is not compulsory. You must also complete an Eni Scholarships application form (available on this website in September 2012) and email it to Kirsty Norton, Assistant College Registrar.

How to Apply: By Electronically

Scholarship Application Deadline: 22 March 2013

Further Scholarship Information and Application




MORE OF HIM less of me

John 3:30

“He must become greater, I must become less.” (NIV)

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” (KJV)

As new Christians, we have a tendency to pay more attention to how we are doing, looking for confirmation from other Christians and being sure to let others know how much our lives have changed. We get a bit caught up in ourselves and comparing our Christian walk with that of others. As we mature, we become more aware that the Christian walk is not about us, but it is about the Lordship of Jesus Christ and constantly pointing others to Him. He becomes the focus of our Christian walk–following Him and pointing the way to others.

Heavenly Father, sometimes we forget the real reason for the Christian life. We tend to focus on the social involvement, working in the church, or gathering all the Christian knowledge we can. Help us to be aware that following your son and pointing others in His direction is the only way to get ourselves out of the way so that others will see only Him.

In His name we pray, Amen.


The Wisdom of God

For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding. He grants a treasure of good sense to the godly. He is their shield, protecting those who walk with integrity. Then you will understand what is right, just, and fair and you will know how to find the right course of action every time .For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will fill you with joy. Proverbs 2:6-10 It is reported that King Solomon wrote most of the Book of Proverbs. He is known as a man who had wisdom that he received from God. We can have that same wisdom by studying the book of wisdom and following its advice and most importantly by keeping our focus on God.

It is very important to understand how the devil works. He will “try” to back you into a corner and use whatever weakness you allow yourself to have. He cannot take a place you don’t give him. By acting like a victim, he will turn you into one. But Jesus died for our victory. Not having a parent, or people who care about you should not make you feel inadequate in any way. You already have the wisest Father on your side. You are the heir of the King of kings, His resources (all of them) are available to you, used them. Talk to your father, rely on His wisdom and be free. Being indecisive comes directly from the devil. Live with conviction, God’s conviction and experience a freedom you never thought possible.

You may not have parents or friends to rely on for guidance in times of need, your husband may not understand you, but God knows you inside and out, He made you, and He knows exactly what you need and more importantly He knows how to fulfill your heart’s desires.

Would you let Him take care of you?
Could you stop complaining about what you don’t have for a moment and enjoy whom you do have? A Wise and loving Father who never slumber nor sleep (Psalms 121:3-4)

Be encouraged, be strong and be wise in Jesus name.

Jesus love YOU!


Delight Yourself in the Lord

Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn,the justice of your cause like the noonday sun. Psalm 37:4-6

How can we tell if the desires of our hearts are our own, or inspired by the Lord? After all, the Bible says, “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?” (Jer.17:9) These two passages in Psalm 37 and Jeremiah 17 reveal the balance and the answer to this question and give us a key in determining the will of God and His direction for our lives.

Many have read this and only heard the “he will give you the desires of your heart” part of this passage. The prerequisite for this is that we must first delight ourselves in the Lord. A person that delights themselves in the Lord is someone who enjoys the things that God enjoys. This also includes disliking the things that God hates. These things are plainly laid out in the God’s Word. If you have or even want to have a heart that delights in the Lord, you will make an effort to find out what those things are. If you delight in someone you are not going to knowingly continue to do things that are offensive to them.

The second part of this passage says that we are to “commit our way to him.” This refers to surrendering the direction you desire to go as well as the manner in which you pursue that direction. The end result is not justified by the means. Someone who delights in the Lord must commit to not only pursuing God’s will but commit to pursuing it God’s way.

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but the end leads to death” (Prov.14:12, 16:25).

This happens when we try to fulfill God’s purposes in our lives in our own strength. Decisions made based and worldly reasoning and human wisdom lead to death and destruction in our lives. Moses found this out when he slew the Egyptian even though God had placed the desire in his heart to see the children of Israel delivered.

“This is what the LORD says: ‘Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the LORD . He will be like a bush in the wastelands; he will not see prosperity when it comes. He will dwell in the parched places of the desert, in a salt land where no one lives. But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD , whose confidence is in him. He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit. The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? I the LORD search the heart and examine the mind, to reward a man according to his conduct, according to what his deeds deserve.”
Jeremiah 17:5-10

A heart that delights in the Lord is one that makes decisions based on the foundation of God’s Word. By doing so we trust in God’s ways instead of our own strength and wisdom. God’s Word also deals with the motive of our hearts. The “why” you are doing something is just as important as the “what” you are doing. You can do something that is good and do it for the wrong reason and still miss the mark of God’s will. The Holy Spirit lives in us, applying the Word and sifting out our selfish motives.

“For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword,penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart.” Hebrews 4:12 (Amplified Bible)

If we ignore this prompting in our heart, we set ourselves up to be deceived by the very mechanism that God uses to lead us. True we are lead by the Spirit, but His Spirit bears witness with our spirit leading and guiding us into His perfect will.