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Nigerian Advance Fee Scam Offering Bogus Job Offer from Acentual Consulting Limited and Alphalink Services Limited


Response from job posting on workopolis.com

From: acentual consulting [mailto:acentualconsultingng\\hotmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 9:53 AM

Subject: CONTRACT TERMS AND AGREEMENT

FOR THE ATTENTION OF

This is to inform you that your qualification is found suitable for the job {IT Technical Support}. Your name as been shortlisted.

Respect to this,you are required to start the processing of your travel documents immediately.You are to contact the director of operations,Mr David Ohwesi of Alphalink Services Limited {ASL}.Tel:234-8033354602,Email:alphalinkserve\\gawab.com.

Alphalink Services Limited is an agency that is well known to Acentual Consulting Limited. Mr David Ohwesi as the director of operations will assist you and expediciously facilitate all necessary requirements. Agent will be expected to act on your behalf and liase with our company were relevant, as such you are to give the agent necessary authorization letter to receive and send documents on your behalf, copies should be forwarded to me.

Expenses incured, respect to the procurement of your working and residential permit and the hardcopies of the contract terms and agreement must be substantiated with receipt and this should be forwarded to me for later reinembursement.

The placement terms and agreement attached will be sent to you in hardcopies through this agent.

I have reproduce relevant parts of the documents for your confirmation.

Do not hesitate to contact me on issues that you think may require my
attention.

Regards

Wilson Adenuga.


PLACEMENT TERMS

FOR PROFESSIONAL IT CONSULTING SERVICES PROVIDER (S)

1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY :

We are pleased to inform you of Acentual Consulting approval for your provision of IT professional consulting services. The management of Acentual consulting hereto wish to present to you the following terms of contract.

2.0 CONTRACT PERIOD :

You shall resume for duty on the 12th January 2004. However, for the sake of convenience you may arrive between the 12th-14th January 2004 with all entitlements enforced and provided for from the 12th January 2004.

Contract shall commence from the 12th January 2003 and terminate on the 12th July 2004.

3.0 POSITION :

You will serve as an expatriate consultant on Information Technology, would be responsible for supervising contractors with the mandate to provide IT, Network and OSS services in support of the Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Joint Venture Western Delta Gas Programme.

4.0 ENTITLEMENTS :

All salary and expense figures shall be in U.S. Dollars (USD).

4.1 Salary

(in this case =) shall be entitled to a Net Salary of US$231,000.00 in six (6) months.

This salary shall be paid monthly at US$38,500.

Work time shall be 40 hours workweek for the 26 week contract term.

Any work performed beyond the normal 40 hrs a week, work time, shall be due for an overtime benefit to be paid at $300.00 per hour for the team leader.

5.0 EXPENSES :

Expenses incurred by the employee, related to job will be substantiated with receipts and the employee will be reimbursed by the employer not later than 7 days after submission of employee s expense report and receipts.

5.1 Lodging

First class accommodation will be provided and paid for by the employer.
Accommodation shall be of first class international standard same as accommodates Chevron Nigeria Limited expatriate senior and management staff.

5.2 Travel

$3,000.00 flat rate travel/entertainment allowance, shall be paid to employee by employer for each intercontinental trip. Travel shall be by business class/first class.

5.3 Meals

Same as 5.1 above.

5.4 Moving Expenses

The employee will be reimbursed by the employer for reasonable moving expenses incurred only as a result of relocation or early termination of leases, storage charges, procurement of travel documents, immunizations e.t.c. Reimbursements shall be paid not more than seven (7) days from submission of report/and receipts.

5.5 Medical Expenses

Employer will provide employee with comprehensive healthcare for the term of contract, and follow-on care for injuries suffered during the term of contract.

5.6 Other Expenses and Allowances

Employer will pay other allowances and/or benefits as deemed appropriate.

5.7 Vacation

Employees shall be authorized two weeks of paid vacation during the term of the contract, to be used at the employee s discretion after duly information and receiving approval from employer s management.

Employer will pay for travel expenses (i.e. flight tickets) and flat rate travel allowance of $3,000.00.

5.8. Office assets to be provided by employer

a). Computer resources: Laptop Computer, 1.6 GHz Processor, 256 MB RAM, 24XCD-RW, 30GB Hard Drive, Floppy Drive, Integrated Network Adapter, Internal 56K Modem, Spare Battery and Necessary Software. Full time Internet access is also made available.

b). Phones: the employer will provide each employee with one (1) landline and one (1) mobile telephone. This shall have a reasonable credit limit application per month.

5.9. Office Space

Adequate private office space in a conducive and comfortable work environment for each employee shall be provided.

5.10. Local Transport

Vehicles and other means of transport shall be adequately provided for .

6.0 MOBILIZATION

the first monthly salary shall be paid in arrears before consultants embark on journey to assume duty. This is to enable consultants settle all domestic needs before travel. As such, no excuse will be entertained on assumption of duty relating to default.

All payment of salary after assumption of duty in Nigeria shall be 75% paid into an offshore account to be provided by employee with the remaining 25% paid locally in Nigeria. This is in line with the Federal Republic of Nigeria expatriate financial statutory laws.

Expatriate shall also be liable to pay 5% of salary as witholding tax to the relevant authority in Nigeria.

An agreement is herewith attached.

Wilson Adenuga
Contract Administrator
For Acentual Consulting

TERMS OF AGREEMENT

FOR CARRYNG OUT EXPATRIATE TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROVISION IN THE CHEVRON NIGERIA LTD/NNPC ESCRAVOS GAS TO LIGUIDS PROJECT (EGTL), WESTERN DELTA BETWEEN ACENTUAL CONSULTING AND EXPRIATE TECHNICAL SUPPORT CONSULTANT (TO BE REFFERED TO AS HANSON CLAYTON FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONTRACT) EXPRIATE TECHNICAL SERVICES PROVISION FOR THE ACENTUAL CONSULTING EGTL IT CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT

THIS AGREEMENT is made this 10TH ..day of December ..2003

Between ACENTUAL CONSULTING, incorporated under laws of Nigeria.

(Hereinafter called ACENTUAL CONSULTING which expression shall where the context so admits include its successors-in-title and assigns) with Registered office at 4TH FLOOR UBA HOUSE,MARINA, LAGOS, NIGERIA. On the one hand as first party called CONSULTANT.

WHEREAS:

1. ACENTUAL CONSULTING desires to secure the services of a competent Consultant to supervise and manage contractor to carry out IT facilities installation, application development/maintenance, strategy and planning, service delivery, systems engineering and others as specified to first party contractor/consultant.

2. CONSULTANT represents to ACENTUAL CONSULTING that it has the technical competence necessary for carrying out all the services, duties and obligations specified in this contract on the part of CONSULTANT to be And has agreed to carry out the same in accordance with the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth.

NOW THEREFORE, the parties hereby agree as follows:

ARTICLE 1: SCOPE OF SERVICES

It facilities installation, application development/maintenance, strategy and planning, service delivery, systems engineering and others as specified to first party contractor.

ARTICLE 2: CONTRACT PERIOD

The contract period shall be for ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY (180) days or for such time required for the execution of contract, whichever is less. This is with effect from January 12th, 2004 when the contractor/consultant assumes duties on project site.

ARTICLES 3: FEES FOR SERVICES AND TERMS OF PAYMENT S
3.1 ACENTUAL CONSULTING shall pay CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANTS on satisfactory performance of the services stated in Article 1, through 1st party consutant the sum(s) as clearly stipulated in placement terms.

3.2 ACENTUAL CONSULTING shall pay for services rendered in Article 1 by cheque presented on a monthly basis at the rate stated in Article 3.1. all other payments shall also follow suit as stated in placement terms.

3.3 Payments of undisputed shall pay all of the fees in Article 3.1 in us dollars and shall be paid; 75% to an offshore account provided by contractor and 25% locally.

ARTICLE 4: GENERAL ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

4.1 Unless otherwise stated in a superseding document, the Contract administrator of ACENTUAL CONSULTING, shall maintain general administration and management of the project and all progress reports should be addressed ACENTUAL CONSULTING to him.

ARTICLE 5: ASSIGNMENT

5.1 The CONTRACTOR/CONSULTING shall not assign or transfer any or all of its rights, responsibilities or obligation under this Agreement without the prior written consent of ACENTUAL CONSULTING, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. However, ACENTUAL CONSULTING shall be entitled without such consent to assign the transfer of any or all of its rights, responsibilities, obligations and liabilities under this Agreement to any affiliate of ACENTUAL CONSULTING or it s co-venturers subject to prior written notification.

ARTICLE 6: INDEMNITY

6.1 The CONTRACTOR agrees to indemnify and hereby indemnifies CNL/NNPC in respect of all third party claims arising from the performance of this contract.

ARTICLE 7 FORCE MAJEURE

7.1 Notwithstanding anything herein stated, neither party shall be considered in default in the performance of its obligations under this Agreement as a result of Force Majeure.

The term Force Majeure shall include but not limited to Act of God, War, Nation-wide strike, Lockout, Ruot and Civil commotion. A strike or Lockout embarked upon the CONTRACTOR S/CONSULTANT S personnel shall not be deemed to be included in this term.

7.2 if an interruption of work occurs as a result of Force Majeure for up to even (7) days, 70% of the basic daily fees shall be paid as standby.

However, if such suspension results in CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT not being able to perform its duties for more than seven (7) days, then ACENTUAL CONSULTING may at its option elect to continue the implementation of this Agreement at adjusted standby rates to be negotiated by ACENTUAL CONSULTING and CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT or to terminate the contract.

ARTICLE 8: TERMINATION

8.1 This Agreement may be terminated:-
i). If the services stated in Article 1 and 2 are not rendered satisfactorily.
ii). If the duration of the Agreement stated in Article 2 expires an Extension has been given.
Iii). Under Force Mejeure as stated in Article 7.2

ARTICLE 9; DEFAULT OF CONTRACTOR

9.1 In the event of default by CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT or non-compliance by
CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT with the terms and conditions of this Agreement,ACENTUAL CONSULTING shall given notice to CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT specifying areas of default and CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT shall in ten (10) calendar days to rectify to ACENTUAL CONSULTING s satisfaction, the said default (s). if CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT does not rectify ACENTUAL CONSULTING s satisfaction, the said default (s) within ten (10) days of receipt of the notice, ACENTUAL CONSULTING may proceed with Termination of this Agreement subject only to settlement of all payments due and outstanding at the time of termination.

ARTICLE 10: ADDRESSEES FOR NOTICE

All notices and other communication required to be given hereunder by one party to the other shall be in writing and shall be sufficiently given if sent by post/fax or delivered by hand.

Notice shall be deemed to have been properly given if delivered by hand or registered post, or properly faxed.

ARTICLE 11: ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement embodies the entire understanding of the parties hereto and any prior representation or arrangements are hereby superseded.

ARTICLES 12: ATTESTATION

AS WITNESS, the hands of the duly authorised representatives of the parties, the day year first above written.

SIGNED AND DELIVERED FOR AND ON BEHALF OF

Acentual Consulting BY:

CONTRACTOR ADMINISTRATOR
FOR MANAGING DIRECTOR
ACENTUAL CONSULTING SIGNATURE

In the presence of:

NAME: ..
SIGNATURE:
ADDRESS: .
DESIGNATION: .

SIGNED AND DELIVERED FOR AND ON BEHALF OF CONTRACTOR/ CONSULTANT.

BY:
DESIGNATION:
SIGNATURE

In the presence of:

NAME: .
SIGNATURE:
ADDRESS: .
OCCUPATION:


I have already sent the preview of the contract terms and agreement to you via email.Mr David of Alphalink Services will be responsible for the procurement of the hardcopies.

Contact informations for Alphalink services, 16,Kofo Close,Ikeja,Lagos,Nigeria.
Tel:234-8033354602.
Email:alphalinkserve\\gawab.com Or alphalinkserve\\yahoo.co.uk

For acentual Consulting Limited,the address is well stated in the contract terms and agreement.
Tel:234-8033863876.

As regards to the hardcopies of the terms and agreement,this will be prepared for you by Mr David Ohwesi,director of operations.You will need to pay for there administrative charges and DHL Services.Get in touch with Mr david immediately.

Regards

Wilson Adenuga


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