Friday, April 27, 2012

National Symposium on the Findings of the House Committee on Fuel Subsidy by N-Katalyst


Like most Nigerians, N-Katalyst, a non partisan network of individuals across different sectors who have deep commitment to the promotion of Nigerian unity and progressive change are shocked at the revelations from the House Committee on Fuel Subsidy. We have evidence before us of the most monumental mega corruption on our nation’s history. Nigerians must rise and stop this massive looting of our resources and punish the culprits. N-Katalysts invites citizens, the international community and the media to a symposium to address the issues and map out a plan of action on the imperative of accountability.

Chair:                         Maryam Uwais
Speakers:                 Dr Otive Igbuzor – Review of report
                                    Dr Chidi Odinkalu - Corruption and the Human Rights of
 Nigerians
                                    Dr Hussaini Abdu – Civil Society Engagement
                                    Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN – What Anti-Corruption
 Agencies Must Do
                                    Clement Nwankwo – What the Legislature Must Do
                                    Bashir Ibrahim – Urgent Imperatives on the Executive


Date: Monday, 30th April 2012
Time: 10 a.m.
Venue: Gombe Jewel Hotel, opposite Dennis Hotel, Wuse 2, Abuja

Convenors
Dr Jibrin Ibrahim                                          Dr Otive Igbuzor
Saudatu Mahdi                                            Bilkisu Yusuf
Ayisha Osori                                                 Prof Ebere Onwudiwe
Yemi Candide-Johnson                             Ayo Obe
Saka Azimazi                                                Clement Nwankwo
Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim                                  Innocent Chukwuma
Chris Kwaja                                                  Hassan Hussaini
Dr A. S. Mohammed                                    Nsongurua Udombana
Asma’u Joda                                                 Nsirimovu Anyakwee
Dr Kabir az Zubair                                       Martin Obono
Dr Hussaini Abdu                                        Aisha Oyebode
Hubert Shaiyan                                            Dr Arabo Ibrahim Bayo

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Monday, April 09, 2012

Job Opportunity


JOB LOCATION:    Economic Development Center - Warri , Nigeria

Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) is a foundation established to provide support for socio-economic development programmes in the Niger Delta. The foundation will be funding programmes in partnership with other donors from the public and private sector, seeking to create a dynamic, multi-stakeholder partnership that takes full advantage of synergies involving diverse organisations and interests. The Economic Development Center (EDC) will generate opportunities for sustainable and equitable economic development in the Niger Delta.

The foundation is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position below;

Chief Security Officer
Responsibilities
a.     Lead operational risk management activities and assessment
b.    Identify protection goals, objectives and metrics consistent with foundation strategic plan
c.     Manage the development and implementation of security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security. Physical protection responsibilities will include asset protection, workplace violence prevention, access control systems, video surveillance and more.
d.    Oversee the continuous monitoring and protection of facilities, personnel and information systems.
e.     Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies
f.      Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary
g.    Environmental scanning on threat, determine level of risk and apply security phases. 
h.    Interfacing with security departments in other organisations
i.      Manage security escorts to support the needs of the center
j.      Work with outside consultants as appropriate for independent security measures
k.    Create, maintain and improve safety in the center.

Educational Qualification
A bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or any relevant field.  A Masters degree in a relevant field is  an added advantage.

Knowledge, skill and experience
  • Must be an intelligent, articulate and persuasive leader who is able to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of pertinent law and the law enforcement community.
  • Consensus-builder, while still results-oriented and commitment focused
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with risk analysis and contingency planning 
  • Must have a solid understanding of information technology and information security.
§  10 – 12 years progressive experience working in a security department / organisation / agency.

Suitability statement and CV’s with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail should be sent to; edc@rhizomeng.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants from any of the 9 states in the Niger Delta will be given a priority over other applicants

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 13th, 2012

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