NNPC Dismisses Recruitment Advertisement Trending On Social Media

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has dismissed a recruitment advertisement currently trending on the social media.

The advertisement, set in NNPC’s corporate colour with its logo, invited candidates with background in Sciences, Engineering, Business/Finance, Social Sciences, Arts/Humanities as well as Medical/Health Sciences to apply, giving required educational attainments of prospects to include: Master’s degree, Bachelor’s degree, Higher National Diploma (HND) and National Diploma.

Reacting, spokesperson of the NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, said the advertisement is false.

He stated that NNPC would advertise vacancies in the corporation through the national dailies when necessary.

He said: “NNPC advise members of the public to disregard any announcement of recruitment or invitation to recruitment interview appearing in the social media.

“We are not carrying out any recruitment exercise now.

“Job seekers should note the antics of scammers who deploy such communication strategies as text messages, vacancy announcements on social media platforms as well as forged letters inviting job seekers for non-existing job interviews with a view to extorting money from them.

“NNPC cautions that any applicant who entertained such invitations would have himself or herself to blame, encouraging those who had already fallen victims to volunteer information to the law enforcement agencies.”

Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria ( He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on
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