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www.njfp.ng | Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme : NJFP News. This is where you will find all the information, latest news and update on the ongoing Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme 2021.

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About the Programme

Empowering Nigerian graduates with opportunities. Applications are opening soon! Launched 31st of August 2021, the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme (NJFP) is a youth empowerment partnership initiative between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Rising unemployment and the COVID-19 pandemic are all impacting the ability of young Nigerians to find work. The programme seeks to connect talented graduates with local job opportunities that apply their expertise, while equipping them with world-class practical knowledge and relevant skills. It does not matter if you have no job experience!

Why the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme?

Other programs and initiatives tend to require some sort of advanced requirement from applicants or lower the entry bar in terms of the kind of opportunities that are available. NJFP does the opposite by inviting qualified applicants across a level playing field without compromising the pedigree of organizations that will play host to successful Fellows.

The programme will serve all of Nigeria – from North to South and East to West – ensuring that organisations and youth from all corners of the country can participate.

Source: www.njfp.ng

Target Youth

Targeting young talented Nigerians like you, who are looking to land their entry role in the corporate world.

Job Placement

Placing 20,000 highly skilled Nigerian youths in private and public sector organisations across various industries.


NJFP will help organisations cut through the lead-time and resources spent recruiting entry level roles.


Empower and engage youth to be able to contribute to the expansion of the private sector.

NJFP Timelines of Implementation

www.njfp.ng | Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme : NJFP News.

  1. Expression of Interest: Call for expression of interest for organizations to participants in the programme
  2. Employer needs assessment: Assessment of capacity and skill demand of the interested host organizations
  3. Matching with fellows: Matching, short-listing and recruitment of fellows to job opportunities in the host organizations
  4. Fellows onboarding: Tailor-made curriculum and support for high-quality onboarding of Fellows in the host organizations
  5. Fellos deployment: Placement of Fellows in host organizations including on and off the job training, skills development, coaching and e-learning opportunities
  6. Fellows Offboarding: Support with a job search, entrepreneurship possibilities or retainment of Fellows in host organizations.

Source: www.njfp.ng

Functions of NJFP and Benefits for Fellows

We are challenging the narrative that world class opportunities only exist outside our borders.The Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme equips the next generation of young leaders who are poised to steer the course of national development by giving them the tools they need to succeed, today.

Other programmes and initiatives tend to require some sort of advanced requirement from applicants or lower the entry bar in terms of the kind of opportunities that are available. NJFP does the opposite, by inviting qualified applicants across a level playing field without compromising the pedigree of organisations that will play host to successful Fellows.

  • Fellows will be matched with host organisations based on their interests as well as those aligned to the organisation
  • They will receive a monthly stipend from NJFP
  • 3 clear pathways are available for the Jubilee Fellow at the end of their active engagement in the fellowship:
    1. High performing Jubilee Fellows may go on to be retained by their respective host organisations.
    2. Fellows with interest in entrepreneurship would have garnered sufficient skills and knowledge on the job which will be invaluable as they pursue other opportunities
    3. With newly acquired on-the-job skills & competencies, experience. exposure and a formidable alumni network which can be leveraged, fellows are better positioned and equipped to compete and access future jobs and employment opportunities.

Source: www.njfp.ng

Eligibility Criteria for Fellows

To be an eligible fellow, you must

  1. Must be a Nigerian citizen.
  2. Be a fresh graduate (Bachelor’s Degree) from any discipline and graduated not earlier than 2017.
  3. Be at most 30 years old.
  4. Not currently engaged in any employment.
  5. Have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) OR have a certificate of exemption from the NYSC.
  6. Demonstrate interest/commitment in chosen career field.
  7. Demonstrate interest/commitment to contributing to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
  8. Have excellent time management and a professional attitude.
  9. Have good verbal and written communication skills.

Eligibility Criteria for host organizations

To be an eligible host organization, you must

  1. Provision up-to-date regulatory documentation including –
    • CAC Certificate of Registration
  2. Provision of official letter of interest detailing a clear understanding of the objectives of the NJFP and commitment to supporting the program by accepting fellow placements.
  3. Provision of clear descriptions of available role requirements.
  4. Agreement to provide mentorship support to fellows through dedicated sessions with existing experienced professional within their organizations.
  5. Agreement to abide by the guidelines of the program and to sign a code of conduct.
  6. Have non-discrimination policies on gender, ethnicity, religion and disability status, as well as policies against sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA).
  7. Have no criminal records or conviction or any affiliation with proscribed organizations ie, terrorists, drug traffickers, illicit trade, child labour.

Source: www.njfp.ng

How to Apply: Click here to apply online

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