Pub. Fees (APC)

Article-processing charges

All articles published in the Nigerian Journal of Life Sciences (NJLS) are open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication, this is made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing expenses. These include provision of online tools for editors and authors, article production and hosting, liaison with abstracting and indexing services, and customer services. To support its open access publication, Nigerian Journal of Life Sciences (NJLS) therefore requests authors to support the publication and sustainability of the journal by paying an article-processing charge (APC) for each article editorially accepted for publication. The fee may be charged to either you (author), or your funder, institution or employer.

NJLS Fees:

The total fees payable for accepted manuscript is N35,000 for;

Nigerian Authors
- Handling fee (mandatory) = N5,000 upon submission
- Publication fee = N30,00 upon acceptance.

International Authors
- Handling fee (mandatory) = $20 upon submission
- Publication fee = $100 upon acceptance.

*All payments are non-refundable.

NJLS Bank Details:

Nigerian Authors Only:
Account Name: Nigerian Journal of Life Science UNIBEN
Account Number: 1219286207
Bank Name: Zenith Bank
Bank Address: University of Benin Branch, Benin City.

International Authors:
Bank Name: CITI Bank NY to Zenith Bank Nigeria
Correspondent Bank: CitiBank, New York
Swift Code: ZEIBNGLA
ABA No: 021000089
For Credit of: Zenith Bank Plc, Lagos, Nigeria
Swift Code: ZEIBNGLA
For Final Credit of: Nigerian Journal of Life Science UNIBEN (Beneficiary Name)
Beneficiary’s Account Number: 5072056951 (Dollar Only)
Beneficiary’s Branch Sort Code: 057040097
Bank Address: University of Benin Branch, Benin City, Nigeria

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