The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Saturday warned the public against an online advertisement suggesting that it was carrying was carrying out an ongoing massive recruitment exercise for the year 2021.
A statement by NJC’s Director of Information, Soji Oye, described the advertisement as a scam.
It advised job seekers to be wary of fraudsters parading their websites as recruitment platforms for the council.
It also stated that the NJC would always advertise its genuine recruitment exercise on its official website, http://www.njc.gov.ng, “and not through any other website.”
The statement reads: “The attention of the National Judicial Council has been drawn to a false advertisement purporting an ongoing recruitment exercise of the Council for the year 2021 on some websites, different from the official website of the National Judicial Council.
“The Council hereby informs the general public that there is no such online recruitment as portrayed by the websites, neither is it currently considering any recruitment exercise for the time being.
“The general public is hereby advised against downloading any form online or paying anyone for any recruitment.
“Applicants are hereby advised to beware of fraudsters parading their websites as recruitment platforms for the council.
“The council, when recruiting, will advertise on its official website and not through any other website.”