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National Horticultural Research Institute Recruitment 2020/2021: In this article, you will get first-hand information on Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission 2020 recruitment application form, requirements, qualifications, guidelines and other important updates for free.

The key purpose of the National Horticultural Research Institute recruitment is to create more jobs for Nigerian youths both graduates and undergraduates. By so doing, unemployment in Nigeria will be curbed and become the story of the past.

What is the National Horticultural Research Institute

The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan started as The National Fruit and Vegetable Research and Development Centre (NFVRDC) with the assistance of UNDP/FAO Project NIR/72/007.

By the Federal Government Agricultural Research Institutes Establishment Decree Order No. 35 of June 1975, the Centre metamorphosed into the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) along with other Agricultural Research Institutes. The Institute is under the coordination of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN).

The Institute has 1,671ha of land with the headquarters on 350ha of land at Ibadan, Oyo State; a substation on an 810ha of land in the humid forest zone of Okigwe in Imo State and a second substation on a 310ha of land at Bagauda in the Guinea Savannah zone of Kano, Kano State.

NIHORT has an experimental station on a 126ha of land in the Sudan Savannah zone of Dadinkowa in Gombe State also another on a 75ha of land at Riyom in the mid-altitude zone of Jos in Plateau State.

NIHORT is the only Horticultural Research Institute in Nigeria and West African with a mandate to carry out research on fruits, vegetables, spices, and ornamental plants. These four categories of plants are made of more than one hundred different plant species.


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National Horticultural Research Institute Job Qualifications/Requirements

Applicants applying for the National Horticultural Research Institute recruitment must possess any of the following

  1. Possession of B.Sc, HND, NCE, OND in any discipline from a recognized institution
  2. West African School Certificate (WASC) or Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with Credits in not less than three (3) subjects including English and at least passes in two (2) other subjects; or
  3. Candidates must have a National Examination Council (NECO)/General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level with passes in four (4) subjects obtained at one sitting or five (5) subjects obtained at two sittings including the English Language.)
  4. National Diploma (ND) obtained from a recognized institution. National Certificate of Education (NCE) from a recognized institution; or
    General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) in two (2) subjects obtained at one sitting or three (3) subjects obtained at two sittings.

Please Take Note:

  • Candidates are to apply for one job position, Candidates who attempt to apply multiple times will have their application disqualified
  • The online application is free.

How to Apply For National Horticultural Research Institute

IMPORTANT! Currently, National Horticultural Research Institute Recruitment Application Form is not yet out online, DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately the form is out.

To apply CLICK HERE

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