News and Opportunities


#FCMBFlexxtern is an initiative by leading financial institution, First City Monument Bank, in partnership with other prestigious organizations in Nigeria.
Are you a fresh graduate between the ages of 18-25? Young, smart and still job hunting? You’re in luck! Here’s an opportunity to get hands-on work experience and mentorship through the #FCMBFlexxtern 3-month paid internship – yes, PAID!


Upload a 45-second video to YouTube with the hashtag #FCMBFlexxtern telling us why you deserve to be one of the FCMB Flexxterns.
Click on Participate, fill the registration form and include the link to your YouTube video.
Share the link to your entry and invite your friends to vote for you.

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Join over 5000 innovators, founders and investors in Uyo - discuss deepening startup economy in the South-South & South-East, Nigeria at #StartupSouth5.
Startup/Entrepreneurship conference in the South-South and South-East of Nigeria, attracting the best founders from across the Globe, Africa and Nigeria for a full day of networking, learning, Connection and mad fun. #StartupSouth goal is to educate, connect and attract investment to startups and founders in the South-South and South-East. #StartupSouth5 will hold in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State from October 29 to November 2. Register to reserve a spot to attend any of the sessions.

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Every year Shell LiveWIRE supports thousands of individuals to access the knowledge, skills, networks and resources to turn their business ideas into successful enterprises which provide a sustainable income, create jobs and drive innovation.

Aged 18 – 35 from the Niger Delta states
Have an innovative business idea
Desire to own and manage a business
 Do you possess a University degree or HND in any discipline?
Have you completed NYSC if applicable?
Not in paid employment

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Google is inviting recent graduates to apply for their Business Internship Opportunity. The interns will be based at various Google offices around the world.
Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Dubai – United Arab Emirates; Nairobi, Kenya; 8600 Lagos, Portugal; ─░stanbul, Turkey; Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000; Johannesburg, South Africa.

Google offer three and six-month Business Internships, which are typically offered in the following business areas:
GCS (Google Customer Solution) Sales and Operations
Large Customer Sales
Google Cloud

Minimum qualifications:
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program, and in your penultimate year of study.
Preferred qualifications
Returning to a full-time Bachelors or Masters degree after the internship.
Previous internship experience in Sales, Advertising, Consulting, Analysis, Customer Service, Marketing or related fields.
Available for a 12 week internship during Summer 2020.
Note: duration and start date of internship vary depending on the position.
Responsibilities and detailed projects will be determined based on your educational background, interest and skills.

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The MEST Training Program is a 12-month, full time, fully sponsored program in which the cohort – known as Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) – complete a graduate-level course in software development, business and communications, with a focus on practical implementation.

The MEST program provides rigorous entrepreneurial training and extensive hands-on project work, designed to ensure EITs master industry-proven methodologies for developing startups. This coursework is supplemented by sector speaks and a series of guest lectures, bringing in the experiences and insights of internationally-recognized executives and successful entrepreneurs.

The course culminates in an investor pitch and the chance to receive seed funding and enter the MEST incubator.
Application Requirements
We're looking for business-oriented applicants who are interested in learning how to start a software company. While it's not a requirement to have a previous coding experience, a strong interest in learning about technology is a must. We’ve designed the MEST programme to give you the business, communications and technical skills you’ll need to start and scale a successful company.

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Application Deadline: 30th November 2019.

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) offers research grants to Nigerian citizens wishing to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood.  The grant shall be to support a PhD programme. This year’s theme is “Human-Wildlife Conflict“.

Candidates must be Nigerian citizens.
Candidates must have M.Sc. Degree or equivalent qualification in Biological Sciences, Social Sciences or Law (Environmental Law/Protection) but related to environmental resources management.
Candidates must have secured admission into a Nigerian university towards a PhD degree in any of the fields stated in No. 2 above.
Candidates must develop acceptable research proposals that meet NCF’s vision and mission.
Proposals must be in line with the theme.
A progress report (on letter headed paper) from the applicant’s Project Supervisor(s) stating how far he or she has gone in his or her research work and his/her role in the initial review, as well as the relevance to the objectives of the grant, is a very essential condition for considering any application.  Please note that a reference letter is an equivalent of a Progress Report from the Supervisors(s).
200-word justification, with relevance to natural and environmental resource management and biodiversity conservation.
A 3,000-word justification proposal to be submitted should reflect the Title, Introduction/Statement of Problem, Objectives, Methodology and Expected Output, etc.
Curriculum vitae (not more than 2 pages detailing research and work experience),
Scanned copy of admission letter.

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