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Beware of Fraud

Abuja, Nigeria, 2008/209

Current alerts

Employment scam

Email fraudsters are posing as employment brokers for UNICEF and charging fees. UNICEF never asks for any kind of payment to receive or process a job application. See for jobs currently available in Nigeria, and for jobs available at UNICEF worldwide.


Scholarship scam

There is a fraudulent email currently in circulation in Nigeria offering so-called 'UNICEF financial scholarships' to unsuspectng members of the public. Individuals are told that they are required to pay an acceptance fee to secure their scholarship package. Please be warned that these emails were not authorised by UNICEF. If you received one of these or a similar email, please be aware that it is fabricated and fraudulent.


For more information, please contact:

Paula Fedeski, Communication Chief, UNICEF Country Office, Abuja, +234 803-402-0879,
Geoffrey Njoku, communication officer, UNICEF Nigeria Coutry Office, Abuja, +234 803-525-0288,



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