N-Power: FG Explains Why It Is Enrolling 2020 Batch C

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N-Power is a social intervention programme of the Nigerian government. Photo: [email protected]_ng

 

 

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farooq has said the enrollment of the N-Power 2020 Batch C is due to the economic crisis occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

She said that the pandemic has caused huge challenges and has impacted many countries negatively both economically and health-wise.

Mrs Farooq said this in a statement on Tuesday where she explained that the government deemed it fit to commence the enrollment of the new N-Power intakes to provide a lifeline for continuity.

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“As we battle the pandemic, it is our duty as public servants in government to intervene where needed by continuing to provide the lifeline for continuity as government continues its acceleration towards providing an enabling environment for businesses to create sustainable jobs,” the minister explained.

“This is the major reason we have commenced enrollment of Batch C which is providing opportunities for more Nigerian youths to gain skills for employability and entrepreneurship.”

According to her, the recent enrollment will also help to rebuild the economy post COVID-19, explaining that over one million people have so far applied for the ongoing registration.

“So, the transitioning and exit of Batch A & B which begins today June 30 and which terminates July 31 is not a punitive action,” she explained.

“It is rather a proactive intervention to help upskilI your brothers and sisters and assist them further along on their journey through life.”

The Minister thanked the outgoing Batch A and B beneficiaries for their service to the country, describing them as “worthy ambassadors” of the National Social Investment Programmes.

“As the Batch C application and enrollment continues, I await more success stories of positive impact from young men and women who remain the hope and future of this country,” the statement added.

The Federal Government had earlier said about 400, 000 people will be enrolled in the new recruitment.

N-Power has enrolled 500,000 beneficiaries so far with 200,000 from ‘Batch A’ which started in September 2016 and 300,000 from ‘Batch B’, which kicked off in August 2018.

 

 

 

N-Power To Open 2020 Application Portal, Reveals Registration Details

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N-Power is a social intervention programme of the Nigerian government. Photo: [email protected]_ng

 

 

The Federal Government’s social investment scheme, N-Power has said its application portal for registration of the June 2020 Batch C intakes will open today.  

This is according to a series of tweets on the N-Power handle which noted that the portal for intending beneficiaries, will open later today, 26th June, 2020.

“Dear Intending N-Power 2020 Applicants, here is how to prepare for the N-Power application,” the N-Power scheme had tweeted.

“Remember 1. Portal opens 11.45 pm, June 26th, 2020. 2. Application is FREE. Do NOT pay anyone to apply on the N-Power portal. 3. Get a printout or accurate details of your BVN.”

 

N-Power 2020 Registration: Who Should Apply?

According to N-Power, the following sets of persons are encouraged to apply for its 2020 recruitment on the portal:

  1. Graduates and non-graduates who are presently unemployed.
  2. Those between 18-35 years old.
  3. People with desires to get life-long skills and become solution providers in their communities.

 

N-Power 2020 Registration Requirements

Intending N-Power applicants are required to note the following before registration:

1. Get your BVN ready.

2. Ensure you are are not an existing employee in any organization.

3. A printout or current details of your Bank Verification Number (BVN).

4. A current passport photograph (1MB) either JPEG or PNG files.

5. A valid contact email address or a working phone number
6. Your degree certificate and NYSC certificate (if you are a graduate) and want to apply for N-Teach or N-Health.

7. Application is done online.

Is N-Power Application Form Free?

The recruitment process for N-Power recruitment of June 2020 Batch C is free of charge.

N-Power 2020 Application Portal

The N-Power 2020 application portal is npower.fmhds.gov.ng and applicants are urged to read and comprehend all necessary information before applying.

How To Register For N-Power 2020 Recruitment

Giving further details of the Batch C recruitment, N-Power told the interested applicants to ensure they do the following when they are on the portal:

a. Input your valid contact information (email or phone number).

b. The information will be redirected to your email for confirmation.
c. Once your email address has been confirmed, you are to fill in your 11-digit BVN and date of birth in the following format (dd/mm/yy). Note that if your BVN details are inaccurate, you will not be allowed to go past this interface.

d. BioData and Contact Page: Fill in your surname, first name, and middle name in identical terms to your BVN information.

e. Education and Programme Page: Kindly indicate if you have received education or not. The N-Power programme is open to all, however.

i. The N-Teach and N-Health sub-programmes are however open to only graduates. ii. (In addition, please note that for N-Power Health, selection preference will be given to holders of Bachelor’s Degree, HND, OND in health sciences such as Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Botany, Midwifery, Psychology or other allied disciplined in the sciences). iii. Where applicable, you will be required to upload your degree certificates and NYSC certificate.

f. Employment and Other Details Page: You will be required to answer some questions and upload your Government issued Identity Card. Kindly note that the acceptable Government IDs are:
i. International Passport ii. National ID Card issued by NIMC iii. Valid Driver’s License iv. Permanent Voter’s Card.

g. Review and Submit Page -. Review all the information you have inputted and then submit. ii. Upon submission, you will receive a unique ID number. write it down and keep it safe.

N-Power 2020 Recruitment: 400,000 To Benefit

The Federal Government, had earlier in the week said it will absorb 400,000 fresh beneficiaries into the scheme after the exit of the Batch A on June 30, 2020 and Batch B on July 31, 2020.