31 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: How To Recover Your Lost Password

Are you an N-Power Batch C applicant trying to login to the N-Power/NASIMS portal and constantly faced with the "invalid password" prompt highlighted in red?


Probably where you wrote down the password cannot be located.


Do not worry, an N-Power Batch C applicant can always create a new password and still login into his or her N-Power/NASIMS dashboard.


The following steps below can be used to recover your N-Power lost password successfully


Step 1: An affected N-Power Batch C applicant should "Click" on login on the NASIMS/N-Power website.


Step2: An N-Power Batch C applicant should click on the “Forgot Password” option to recover his or her password.


Step3: An affected N-Power Batch C applicant should chose the N-POWER application email or preferably the N-Power Batch C applicant can go for the N-POWER application ID.


Step4: The affected N-Power Batch C applicant should enter the information required as selected.


Step5: The N-Power Batch C applicant should Click on “Reset Password”


Step6: The N-Power Batch C applicant should enter his or her new password and click "proceed".


The N-Power Batch C applicant can now login with his or her password created few minutes ago or with your N-POWER application ID.



N-Power Batch C: How To Successfully Install The Biometric Application On Your Computer/Laptop

All N-Power Batch C applicant should please avoid installing this Biometric application on Windows 7 operating system as it will not work on Windows 7 operating system, as this will give you lots of errors.


N-Power Batch C applicants should install the application on Windows 10 operating system, the N-Power Biometric application works perfectly on Windows 10 OS, 64 Bit Laptop or Computer.


Note: N-Power Batch C applicants should install this biometric application on their laptop or desktop computer as this application is not supported on mobile phones.


Below are 6 steps to install the N-Power biometric fingerprint capture application successfully


Step 1 : N-Power Batch C applicants should Visit https://nasimsbiometric.blob.core.windows.net/enrollment/Publish.htm


Step 2 : N-Power Batch C applicants should download and install Biometrics Prerequisite for either 64bit or 32bit A uandU digital persona Finger Print Scanner software. 

This depends on the N-Power Batch C applicant's operating system, N-Power Batch C applicants should check their computer system properties to know if their Operating System OS is 64bit or 32bit.


Step 3: N-Power Batch C applicant should download and install .NET Desktop Runtimes (please note that we have .NET ASP runtime which is meant for web hosting server and we also have .NET Desktop Runtime). 

If an N-Power Batch C applicant mistakenly installs .NET ASP runtime it will not work, N-Power Batch C applicants have to read the instructions carefully and download .NET Desktop Runtime 64bit or 32bit version. 

It is recommend that N-Power Batch C applicant downloads the Installer instead of the Binary files. as the Installer would be easy for the N-Power Batch C applicant to install. The links below can be used to download the installer


https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/thank-you/runtime-desktop-5.0.6-windows-x64-installer

https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/thank-you/runtime-desktop-5.0.6-windows-x86-installer


Step 4: N-Power Batch C applicant should click on the "Install" button that displays after clicking the link below

https://nasimsbiometric.blob.core.windows.net/enrollment/Publish.htm


This should download a setup.exe (executable file). of 8kb size


Step 5: The N-Power Batch C applicant should "double click" on the setup.exe file and install it.

N-Power Batch C applicants should please note that he or she must have an active internet connection before clicking on the setup.exe file. this will then connect to NASIMS (N-POWER) server, and prompt the N-Power Batch C applicant to download the offline software, when successfully downloaded, the icon will appear on your desktop/laptop interface.


Step 6: The N-Power Batch C applicant should "double click" on the NASIMS icon on his or her desktop and login with his or her APPLICATION ID NUMBER and PASSWORD for verification.



All N-Power Batch C applicants should please ensure they have A uandU digital persona Finger Print Scanner.

N-Power Batch C: How To Easily Enroll Your Biometrics Information

The following are 8 easy steps an N-Power Batch C applicant must follow to complete the N-Power biometric enrollment process:


1) An N-Power Batch C applicant should login to the N-Power/NASIMS Portal.


2) After login, the N-Power Batch C applicant should "click" on the "verification" tab.


3) The N-Power Batch C applicant should click on "capture your finger" after clicking on the "Verification" tab.


4) The N-Power Batch C applicant should install the N-Power enrollment app, this should be done with a computer or a laptop.


5) After installation of the enrollment app, the N-Power Batch C applicant should, re-enter credentials and "click proceed".


6) The N-Power Batch C applicant should click on "Begin Enrollment".


7) The N-Power Batch C applicant should click on Submit and save enrollment


8) The N-Power Batch C applicant should click on End and exit app.


Shortlisted N-Power Batch C applicants are required to follow the instructions on the N-Power/NASIMS portal to enroll their N-Power biometric information.



N-Power Batch C Breaking News: N-Power Portal Now Working Perfectly

The N-Power portal is now active and working properly, all N-Power Batch C applicants can now login and check their Verification status on their N-Power dashboard.

Good luck!!



N-Power Batch C: NASIMS Clears The Air On Portal Issues

NASIMS/N-Power has cleared the air on the N-Power portal login issues experienced by several N-Power Batch C applicants attempting to gain access into the N-Power portal, but are having difficulties accessing the N-Power portal.


In a response to a complain by an N-Power Batch C applicant, NASIMS has replied, saying the inability to login into the N-Power portal is due to traffic congestion and also as a result of several login attempts from N-Power batch c applicants.

See attached screenshot as evidence


The N-Power/NASIMS Management has pleaded with the N-Power Batch C applicants to keep on trying as it is a general issue.




N-Power Batch C: How To Complete The Fingerprint Capture Without Going Through The N-Power/NASIMS Portal

If you are an N-Power Batch C applicant, who previously logged into the N-Power/NASIMS website, and got the congratulatory message, but cannot access the N-Power/NASIMS website anymore due to network issues on the N-Power website or traffic congestion on the N-Power portal, and this has hampered the inability of N-Power Batch C applicants to complete the N-Power biometric finger print capture enrollment/verification.

This is what to do, an N-Power Batch C applicant can bypass the NASIMS/N-Power portal by going directly to the NASIMS/N-Power biometric page, by visiting this link https://nasimsbiometric.blob.core.windows.net/enrollment/Publish.htm

The N-Power Batch C applicant should install the software, using a laptop or computer at any cybercafe, (please note Windows 10 Operating System is highly recommended to execute this task, as software might not install on lower versions) and complete the N-Power biometric fingerprint capture enrollment.

Please the N-Power Batch C applicant, should ensure that the cybercafe has the fingerprint sensor in place, before installation.

Note: If an N-Power Batch C applicant, have all the facilities; laptop and the fingerprint scanner at home, the N-Power Batch C applicant can complete the N-Power biometric process at the comfort of his or her doorstep.

With the above process a successful N-Power Batch C applicant can access the NASIMS biometric website without going through his or her N-Power portal.


N-Power Batch C Shortlist: What To Do If You Cannot Find Your Score Or Documents

Most N-Power Batch C applicants have been worried and confused over missing scores and missing documents on the N-Power portal.

To all N-Power Batch C applicants who’s scores and documents are missing? Do not panic as the N-Power/NASIMS management and technical team just removed it to create space for the N-Power Verification and to ease congestion on the N-Power portal, all N-Power Batch C applicants' documents and scores are still there in the N-Power portal database.

30 May 2021

N-Power Batch C Shortlist: 4 Ways To Gain Access To The N-Power/NASIMS Verification Portal

The following are four (4) ways an N-Power Batch C applicant can gain access to the N-Power/NASIMS Verification/enrollment Portal:

1) An N-Power Batch C applicant might not be able to gain access to the N-Power Verification portal due to the heavy traffic congestion to the N-Power verification portal coupled with a bad network which will get an N-Power batch C applicant's login attempt bounced. 

If this occurs to an N-Power Batch C applicant, the N-Power Batch C applicant should ensure that his or her network is very strong, having a high signal strength and bandwidth, Swift broadband connection could help ease the network signal.

2) An N-Power Batch C applicant should ensure that his or her browser is strong enough to handle the rigid traffic load of the N-Power/NASIMS website. 

An N-Power Batch C applicant should try all available browsers to see which one works for him or her.

3) An N-Power batch C applicant's phone storage might be full that will require an N-Power Batch C applicant to clean it up to free up space thereby aiding the N-Power Batch C applicant to surf the internet faster.

4) When an N-Power Batch C applicant recieves an "error" message or "transaction failed" message while trying to login to check his or her N-Power verification status, the N-Power Batch C applicant should try again later, the N-Power Batch C applicant will gain access to the N-Power portal when his or her login details are unlocked again.

An N-Power batch C applicant should understand that the management of the N-Power Programme are conducting the verification/enrollment exercise in batches to avoid congesting the website. 

That is why when an N-Power Batch C applicant checks the verification page, the N-Power Batch C applicant will be asked to check back later. 

The N-Power screening exercise is ongoing concurrently with the N-Power verification/enrollment biometrics fingerprint capturing.

An N-Power Batch C applicant should have it at the back of his or her mind that the N-Power programme is in categories, the N-Power non-graduate component and the N-Power graduate component these categories may take off on different date as well as the fingerprint capture verification.


N-Power Batch C Shortlist: Reason Why You Have Not Been Shortlisted Despite A High Score

After checking your dashboard, you got this message 


“You have not yet been shortlisted for the verification stage, please check back later?"


Did you score 50%, over 60%, 70%, 80%, or even 90% and you are yet to receive a congratulatory message?


An N-Power Batch C applicant that have not received the congratulatory message should not fret, it only means that the N-Power Batch C applicant's name has not been shortlisted yet.


This does not mean that the N-Power Batch C applicant will not be deployed or the N-Power Batch C applicant failed the test.


N-Power shortlisting is also done randomly to balance Geopolitical zone or states.


An N-Power Batch C applicant might see or hear that an N-Power Batch C applicant in Lagos did well and was not shortlisted by N-Power while another N-Power Batch C applicant that performed poorly in Benue was shortlisted.


All N-Power Batch C applicants should remember that names are still being uploaded by N-Power/NASIMS, and there is room for N-Power stream 2, so a worried N-Power batch c applicant should relax and keep on checking his or her NASIMS/N-Power portal.


More congratulatory messages by NASIMS/N-Power are going to be released with time. 

View screenshot attached below as evidence



N-Power Backlogs: 2 Reasons Why 36 States Reps Believes Non-Payment Of N-Power Volunteers

Here are the reasons why the 36 States Representatives believes 14000 Exited N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B are yet to be paid:


1) The Minister Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister in charge of the N-Power Program herself affirmed late last year 2020 that more than 14,000 N-Power beneficiaries have not yet been paid outstanding arrears and that the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development, was doing all it takes to pay the N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B their backlogs.


2) The N-Power 36 States Representatives have a direct link with these affected N-Power beneficiaries and from the time the minister confirmed her press statement of payment to these N-Power Batches A and N-Power Batches B, no backlog payment has been made to the affected N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B Volunteers.

29 May 2021

N-Power Batch C Shortlist: Reason Why You Cannot Use A Mobile Phone To Complete The Biometrics Process

Most N-Power Batch C applicants have been in a state of dilemma, between crossroads and confused on whether to use their mobile devices or to use a computer system or a laptop to complete the N-Power biometric fingerprint capture enrollment.


The answer to this million dollar question is a big NO N-Power Batch C applicants cannot use their mobile phone to carry out the N-Power biometric process.


Except the N-Power batch C applicant have an advanced highly sophisticated mobile phone connected with the fingerprint scanner like DigitalPersona 4500 Scanner, the type of fingerprint scanner used for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and NYSC registration and enrollment.


The Requirements for the N-Power biometric fingerprint according to N-Power/NASIMS are 32 bit installation or 64 bit installation as biometric fingerprint prerequisite. And also .NET Desktop Runtime. 


This implies that an N-Power Batch C applicant would definitely need a desktop computer system or a laptop to complete N-Power fingerprint enrollment successfully.


An N-Power Batch C applicant can do this at the comfort of his or her home if the N-Power Batch C applicant have a laptop and a fingerprint scanner.



N-Power Batch C: How To Fix "Blank Verification Page" Issue

Many N-Power Batch C applicants have been worried over the "white blank" page experienced when suddenly clicking the 'verification' tab on the N-Power/NASIMS portal.

(See attached screenshot as evidence)


Please if you are an N-Power Batch C applicant, trying to login and keep facing this issue on the N-Power portal, please do not panic, as this is a network issue from the N-Power/NASIMS Portal.


All N-Power Batch C applicants are advised to logout of the N-Power/NASIMS portal and Login again to the N-Power/NASIMS portal and the issue will be resolved.


Secondly an N-Power Batch C applicant facing the 'blank' verification page issue should use a stronger browser like chrome browser with a high bandwidth signal strength like Swift network.


Thirdly an N-Power Batch C applicant should login into the N-Power/NASIMS portal during off peak periods, later in the night or very early in the morning, as lots of N-Power Batch C applicants are also trying to login into the N-Power portal simultaneously.


Fourthly more N-Power Batch C applicants' names are still being processed. As long as an N-Power Batch C applicants' performance is not bad, the N-Power Batch C applicant still have a high chance of scaling through.


Following the above instructions would get the issue of "blank" Verification page resolved.



N-Power Batch C: How To Fix "Transaction Failed, Please Try Again Later" Issue

Many N-Power Batch C applicants have been worried over the "Transaction Failed, Please Try Later" prompt.


Please if you are an N-Power Batch C applicant, trying to login and keep facing this issue on the N-Power portal, please do not panic, as this is a network issue from the N-Power/NASIMS Portal.


All N-Power Batch C applicants are advised to try logging in much later, during off-peak period, that is later in the night or very early in the morning, as lots of N-Power Batch C applicants are also trying to login into the N-Power portal simultaneously.


N-Power Batch C applicant should access the N-Power portal by 11pm or thereabout. The N-Power/NASIMS site should be less busy by then.

N-Power Batch C applicant should clear their browser cache or use another browser and also put on a VPN.



N-Power Batch C Shortlist: How To Easily Complete The Biometrics Fingerprint Capture Enrollment

The following 7 steps are procedures an N-Power Batch C applicant is to carryout to complete his or her Biometric Fingerprint Capture Verification/Enrollment as a prerequisite for the N-Power shortlisting process.


Step 1: Once an N-Power Batch C applicant is able to access the dashboard the N-Power Batch C applicant should click on “Verification” tab.


Step 2: The N-Power Batch C applicant should Click on “Capture Your Fingerprint” near the fingerprint icon.


Step 3: The N-Power Batch C applicant should navigate to the new page “NASIMS (N-POWER) Biometric Client”. The N-Power Batch C applicant is expected to see the information (see attached image) below on the new page (https://nasimsbiometric.blob.core.windows.net/enrollment/Publish.htm)


Step 4: N-Power Batch C applicants are required to install this prerequisite separately before clicking the Install button:

Biometrics Prerequisite for either 32-bit Installation or 64-bit Installation

The following prerequisite is required and will be installed during the installation:

.NET Desktop Runtimes

If these components are already installed, the N-Power Batch C applicant can launch the application now. 


Step 5: The N-Power Batch C applicant should click the install button to install the prerequisites and run the application.


It is recommended that N-Power Batch C applicants carry out this operation using a laptop or a desktop computer system, since the application runs on 34bit/64bit windows operating system.


Step 6: The N-Power Batch C applicant should click on “Install” to install the NASIMS N-Power Biometrics Prerequisite application on your computer or other high calibre device.


Step 7: After the installation, the N-Power Batch C applicant should click on “Launch” to run the application/software. Then the N-Power Batch C applicant should follow the onscreen prompts/instructions to capture his or her fingerprint and complete the N-Power Batch C physical verification/enrollment of the biometric data.

NASIMS


N-Power Batch C: NASIMS Portal Inaccessible, What To Do

Currently the NASIMS/N-Power portal is down, due to traffic congestion on the NASIMS/N-Power portal website, as displayed in the attached image.


All N-Power Batch C Volunteers are advised to check the N-Power/NASIMS portal later, especially during off peak periods probably at late night or very early in the morning.


All N-Power Batch C applicants are implored to use a stronger web browser once the N-Power/NASIMS Portal comes up.




28 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: N-Power Batch C Physical Verification Commences Officially

N-Power Batch C Verification. We are pleased to inform you that the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) has confirmed that they have commenced the verification/shortlisting process for the next phase of the 1,000,000 N-Power Batch C enrollment.


In an official statement shown on the N-Power Batch C applicants dashboard profiles on www.nasims.gov.ng, NASIMS stated;


“Hi there, thank you for applying to be a beneficiary of N-POWER Batch C programme. We are looking through the list of applicants and it might take a while. If you qualify to move on the next stage, we will reach out to you.”


Capturing of some N-Power Batch C applicants’ fingerprints has also started on the N-Power/NASIMS portal by N-Power Batch C applicants who have successfully passed the “N-Power online screening Test” phase of the N-Power enrolment process. 


Successful N-Power Batch C applicants can now update their fingerprints by clicking on “Verification" tab on the NASIMS/N-Power portal.


N-Power Batch C : How To Do The N-Power Fingerprint Capture Enrollment

Below are some quick tips on how an N-Power Batch C applicant can successfully carry out the biometric fingerprint capture N-Power shortlist enrollment:


1) While an N-Power Batch C applicant has logged into his or her dashboard on the NASIMS/N-Power portal, click on the 'verification' tab. 


2) If the N-Power Batch C applicant is successfully shortlisted for the verification stage, the N-Power Batch C applicant will be asked to capture his or her fingerprint.

(See attached screenshot as evidence)


3) The N-Power Batch C applicant should kindly click on the captured fingerprint to see if his or her fingers can be captured using your mobile phone or other handheld devices, if the N-Power Batch C applicant is having challenges, the N-Power Batch C applicant should visit the cyber cafe to do the Fingerprint capturing enrollment.



N-Power Batch C Shortlist: 5 Steps To Check Your N-Power NASIMS Verification/Enrollment Status

The following are 5 basic steps to check your N-Power verification/enrollment status:

1) All N-Power Batch C applicants are to visit the https://nasims.gov.ng/login

2) All N-Power Batch C applicants are to login into the NASIMS/N-Power portal with the email you used for N-Power registration or your N-Power Application ID

3) Once the N-Power Batch C applicant is logged in to the N-Power/NASIMS portal, click the "verification" tab just underneath your N-Power profile to view your N-Power enrollment status, you should see a congratulatory message, with a fingerprint enrollment image. If you saw a blank page please continue trying as this might be due to quality of browser being used or network issues.

4) N-Power Batch C applicants should activate the "capture fingerprint enrollment" tab feature, please note if your smart phone do not have the fingerprint hardware and software please visit the nearest cybercafe to activate and complete the fingerprint biometric enrollment.

5) Alternatively if an N-Power Batch C applicant is experiencing a blank page or cannot access the verification page on the N-Power/NASIMS portal, the N-Power Batch C applicant should log out of the N-Power/NASIMS portal and login again into the N-Power/NASIMS portal.

If an N-Power Batch C volunteer is told to check back later, the N-Power Batch C volunteer should not panic, as the N-Power/NASIMS portal is still uploading the software as the N-Power shortlisting process is ongoing and will gradually come up with records of successful N-Power Batch C applicants.



N-Power Batch C Breaking News: N-Power Batch C Applicants Recieve Congratulatory Messages

Reports reaching us this evening, is that some N-Power Batch C applicants, have started receiving congratulatory messages underneath their dashboard profile, under the "Verification" tab, after logging into their NASIMS portal.

(See attached screenshot as evidence).


The N-Power Batch C applicants were told to carry out a finger print biometric enrollment, on their dashboard.

N-Power Batch C Volunteers can use their smart phones or other mobile devices that has the fingerprint sensor feature to capture their fingerprint.

Alternatively N-Power Batch C Volunteers should immediately go to the cyber cafe or business centre for the biometric fingerprint scan.


This message congratulating the successful N-Power Batch C applicants, is coming just after the minister Honorable Sadiya Umar Farouq, told the press that the N-Power Batch C shortlisting process is at the concluding stage.


Once more congratulations to the successful N-Power Batch C Volunteers.



N-Power Backlogs: 3 Reasons Why Most N-Power Volunteers Were Not Paid Their Backlogs

The following are some reasons why over 14,000, N-Power Volunteers were not paid their N-Power backlogs


1) The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, the Minister responsible for the N-Power Program, last year directed those affected N-Power Volunteers to report to their various State Focal Persons for verification and re-validation, it seems this directive was not obeyed by most N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B volunteers.


2) The directive was given by the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development as part of efforts to resolve unpaid N-Power stipends withheld due to discrepancies in records of the N-Power beneficiaries, which lots of N-Power Volunteers ignored to rectify with their state focal person and respective financial institutions.


3) The Ministry also stated that investigations conducted by the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) following the omission indicated that some N-Power beneficiaries were also getting salaries from other Federal Government Ministries, Departments And Agencies.

N-Power Batch C : 4 Reasons Why You Should Not Retake N-Power Test

Please if you are an N-Power Batch C applicant, and you have taken the test before please do not retake the test again, even if you are getting a prompt to take the test.

Here are reasons why N-Power Batch C applicants should not retake the N-Power test:


1) The N-Power previous test taken successfully has been received at the NASIMS/N-Power Backend database.


2) It is normal for every N-Power Batch C applicant to experience some abnormality on their N-Power portal, especially now that the shortlist collation is ongoing behind the scenes.

3) On Thursday the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development the ministry in charge of the N-Power Program, clearly stated that the current stream of N-Power Batch C shortlisting process is at the concluding stage.

4) NASIMS/N-Power has expressly stated that all N-Power Batch C applicants that had initially written the N-Power test should ignore "the retake test" message.

So please I repeat if you are an N-Power Batch C applicant, and you have taken the N-Power test, please kindly ignore the message to retake the N-power test on your portal. 


NASIMS/N-Power had repeatedly warned, implored and advised, N-Power Batch C applicants to ignore the message.



27 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: We Are On The Third Phase — Minister

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, the Minister responsible for the N-Power initiative, Honourable Sadiya Umar Farouq, said the ministry's objective and goal was on recruiting young people, (Nigerian youths) to benefit from the 3rd phase of the N-Power scheme.


Sadiya Umar Farouq said majority of the youths have benefited from N-Power in Batches A and B.


Regarding payment issues for exited N-Power volunteers of N-Power Batches A and B the Minister said the Ministry 

“have resolved all N-Power allowances accrued to N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B, with the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation; We are now focusing on the third phase of the N-Power Batch C scheme, ”she said.


Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Sadiya said the Accountant General's Office had paid the N-Power youths' allowances and other allowances owed.

N-Power Batch C: We Have Moved To N-Power Batch C - Minister

Honourable Sadiya Umar Farouq the Minister in charge of the N-Power Programme and other Social Investment Programmes, on Thursday 27th, May 2021, held an official media conference with various news media and journalists.

The Minister for Humanitarian Affairs said and I quote, 

“Now, we have moved to the N-Power Batch C. Currently, the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, is about concluding the enrollment of 1,000,000 N-Power Batch-C applicants in two streams of 500,000 N-Power Batch C beneficiaries in the first instance and another 500,000 N-Power Batch C beneficiaries later.


https://thenationonlineng.net/weve-paid-all-n-power-beneficiaries-fg/



N-Power: We Have Paid All N-Power Beneficiaries – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said all outstanding payments of the N-Power Batches A and N-Power Batches B beneficiaries have been made.


About 14,000 N-Power beneficiaries of the Batches A and B who were exited last year were not paid their five months allowances.


The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, last year directed those N-Power volunteers affected to report to their various State Focal Persons for verification and re-validation.


The directive was given by the Minister as part of efforts to resolve unpaid stipends withheld due to discrepancies in records of the N-Power beneficiaries.


The Ministry also stated that investigations conducted by the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) following the omission indicated that some N-Power beneficiaries were also getting salaries from other federal government MDAs.


However, speaking in Abuja during a workshop organised by the ministry on effective media reporting of the humanitarian sector, the minister said: “I do not think we still have the issue of N-Power backlog. We have sorted that out with the office of the Accountant General of the Federation.


“It has been a very tedious process but as at the last count, we have paid all the N-Power beneficiaries after the series of processes.


“Now, we have moved to the N-Power Batch C. Currently, the Ministry is about concluding the enrollment of 1,000,000 N-Power Batch-C applicants in two streams of 500,000 N-Power Batch C beneficiaries in the first instance and another 500,000 N-Power Batch C beneficiaries later.


“For the N-Power Batch A and B, as you are aware, they have exited and they have been put into programme in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria for them to be engaged in meaningful employment or trade.”


The Minister also hinted that it will commence the payment of N5,000 each to one million urban workers in the informal sector.


She said: “The Rapid Response Register has been put in place by the Ministry as a shock responsive intervention register specifically targeted at the urban informal workers impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic.


“One million beneficiaries will receive cash transfers of N5, 000 for six months. A pilot scheme commenced earlier this year with 3,115 beneficiaries in Lagos and Abuja. It will be scaled nationwide.”


On the sensitization of the poor and vulnerable ahead of administering COVID-19 vaccines on them, she said: “We have commenced the sensitization process already; we are working with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to see that we achieve this. We have started with the workers and we have vaccinated those that are going to the field to sensitize these particular group of people and then we will start administering the vaccine.”

By Faith Yahaya, Abuja

https://thenationonlineng.net/weve-paid-all-n-power-beneficiaries-fg/


25 May 2021

N-Power: N-Power Batch C Included In 2021 Budget, To Commence Soon

N-Power Batch C is already captured in 2021 main budget.


Although this might not be the case for N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B, as external loan is imminent to finance the deficit budget to implement the N-EXIT program for the N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B exited volunteers.


The 1,000,000 N-Power Batch C scheme would kick off once the Budget for the two tranches/streams of the N-Power Batch C Program is approved by the Senate.


This was disclosed on Good Morning Nigeria on NTA International.

N-Power: N-Power Volunteers Should Participate In The MindtheGap Skill Acquisition Training

All N-Power Batch A, N-Power Batches B as well as N-Power Batches C that recieved  the digital skill acquisition training from MindTheGap has been advised to engage actively in the skill acquisition training as the invite is genuine and authentic.


Although it was not all N-Power Volunteers that received the invited, there is no cause for alarm as the digital training would be conducted in batches.


If you received the invite as an Exited N-Power Batch A or N-Power Batch B Volunteer or prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteer then go ahead and participate in the digital skill acquisition training.


MindtheGap is one of the leading partners for the Google sponsored DigtalSkills4Africa project. 


The main objective is to leverage the unique qualities and aspirations of the N-Power youths towards developing and growing their communities through great digitalized innovative solutions.


It is not only N-Power that is partnering with MindTheGap, even the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development is also Partnering with MindTheGap to train, develop and equip young Nigerians in the areas of digital skills, and other information technology skill acquisition training.


The digital skill acquisition training will be conducted in batches, state by state because it was not every N-Power Volunteer that was invited for the digital skills acquisition training. 


Exited N-Power Volunteers in Bayelsa has been the first in the southern zone to be invited for the N-Power/MindtheGap partnered digital skill acquisition training.

24 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: Captured In 2021 Budget

The incoming N-Power batch C of the N-Power programme will be on-boarded soon.


The Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development recently forwarded her 2021 proposed budget spending plan to the Federal Government last week.


N-Power Batch C first stage of registration started late June 2020, spanned through the month of July, the N-Power first stage of registration officially ended on the first week of August 2020, an additional two weeks was added for prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers to complete their N-Power registration process.


The NASIMS/N-power test portal came into limelight and more than 6 million registered N-Power volunteers took their test, the final shortlisting is ongoing, only 1,000,000 successful N-Power Batch C Volunteers will be taken in two streams.


The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq is pleased to conduct a Free, Fair and Credible N-Power recruitment exercise.


In no distant time, further instructions will be made known to all N-Power Batch C apllicants as to the next stage of the N-Power recruitment exercise.


All N-Power Batch C applicants are advised to stay tuned to the official N-Power and NASIMS page of the N-Power programme to get genuine N-Power informations.


Nigerian youths have embraced the launch of the N-Power Batch C stream, as this would avail the same opportunity to other young Nigerian youths to acquire the necessary employability and entrepreneurship job skill set.




N-Power Batches A & B N-EXIT: N-Power Volunteers To Wait A Little Longer As FG Sources Fund - NTA International

Disengaged N-Power Batches A And N-Power Batches B volunteers of the N-Power programme will have no other option but to wait a little longer as the Federal Government sources for Funds to finance the N-EXIT package.


This was revealed on Good Morning Nigeria Show on NTA International, it was clearly stated that, Federal Government is massively sourcing for funds, to finance the N-EXIT CBN loan package for all interested N-Power volunteers.


N-Power Batch C is already captured in 2021 main budget but the funds for N-EXIT program for the N-Power Batches A and N-Power Batches B is in the supplementary budget, which will be financed by external borrowing.


Federal Government Seeks $6.183billion (N2, 343,387, 942,848.00) to finance the 2021 budget deficit.


The disengaged N-Power volunteers and the incoming N-Power Batch C will smile soon as the Federal Government intensifies her effort to boost social spending to reduce unemployment and reduce poverty amongst N-Power youths and Nigerians at large.


The Federal Government is borrowing another $6.183billion (N2, 343,387, 942,848.00) to finance the 2021 budget deficit.


The 2021 budget deficit encompasses items of recurrent expenditures and few capital projects. If this borrowing goes according to plan, Nigeria’s external debt will rise by N33 Trillion.


The budget deficit mostly encompasses the Federal Government's wealth and job creation and poverty elevation programme, if fund is mobilized, more of these programme would surface.


The over 350,000 Survival fund beneficiaries, the 1,000,000 N-Power Batch C applicants, the Nigeria Youth Investment Youth Programme, AGSMEIS programme and many other Federal Government programmes would be more robust when the external loan is secured.


“President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, urged the Senate to approve a new external loan of N2, 343,387, 942,848.00, about $6.183billion, for the Federal Government to finance the 2021 budget deficit.


Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter of request on the floor of the Senate at plenary”


Apparently, the Federal Government is seeking for funds, to execute the N-EXIT loan for N-Power Batches A and N-Power Batches B volunteers.

Source - NTA International

N-Power Batch C Stipend: N-Power Applicants Demands ₦50,000

N-Power Batch C applicants have pleaded with the Federal Government to raise the current N-Power monthly stipend from ₦30,000 to ₦50,000 considering the present duration of the N-Power Programme and the high cost of living in the country.


The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development had stated that in addition to expanding the number of N-Power Volunteers to 1 million N-Power Volunteers in two streams of 500,000 N-Power beneficiaries in each stream,  the N-Power Batch C Programme has been truncated to 12 months, on a monthly N-Power stipend of ₦30,000.


Following this development, an N-Power Batch C applicant of the N-Power Programme, by the name Victor Okere pleaded with the Federal Government to increase the N-Power monthly stipend to ₦50,000 considering the twelve months duration and high cost and standard of living presently in the country.


The N-Power Batch C applicant emphasised that the cost of living has skyrocketed presently with the cost of food items and other commodities in the market increasing every day.


Speaking on behalf of many of the N-Power Batch C applicants who commended the Federal Government for the expansion of the number of N-Power Batch C N-Power Volunteers to 1 Million N-Power Volunteers, Ngozi Bethel an N-Power Batch C applicant begged the Federal Government to strike a balance between the duration of the N-Power Program and the cost of living with an increase in the monthly N-Power stipend.


This is the second time N-Power Volunteers have called for the increment of the Monthly N-Power stipend of the N-Power Beneficiaries.


In 2019, hope was heightened that increase in the minimum wage of Civil Servants would be bring about an increase in the N-Power Monthly Stipend, but this was far-fetched as this did not materialize.


However, one of the then Anchors of the N-Power Programme and Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede clarified that the then N-Power beneficiaries should not expect a minimum wage balance on the monthly N-Power stipend, noting that the N-power volunteers were not employees in the Civil Service Commission.

N-Power: N-Power MindTheGap Job Training Facts, Benefits And Schedules

N-Power in conjunction with MindtheGap is providing computer skills and digital training to all Exited N-Power volunteers, with free virtual digital skill training and internet services across identified sectors such as:


A) Digital Marketing skills through job training


B)Google My Business set up support 


C) Website Optimization


D)Google Ad Voucher exclusively for Certified Small And Midsize Business (SMB)


As a result, invited N-Power volunteers of N-Power Batch A and N-Power Batch B are hereby invited to partake in the 1 hour YouTube training scheduled to hold virtually from Monday 24th May through Friday 28th May, 2021 at 10am-11am daily.



N-Power participants in this online digital skill acquisition training will gain a lot of  benefits, such as:


1) Gaining a digital footprint through Google My Business


2) N-Power volunteers will gain access to practical on the job online marketing strategies and templates


3) N-Power Volunteers will have access to post job training mentorship through the Telegram and conference call.


4) N-Power Volunteers will be trained and educated on the following digital skill job set:


A) N-Power Volunteers will be trained bon using marketing tools and social media to grow their business online this job training will commence on the 24th of May, 2021



B) N-Power Volunteers will be trained on how to create a digital marketing plan, this digital skill training will take place on the  25th of May, 2021



C) N-Power Volunteers will be educated on how to build and develop their business brand this training would take place on the 26th of May, 2021


D) N-Power Volunteers will be trained on how to sell their products online, this digital online marketing training will commence on the 26th of May, 2021


E) N-Power Volunteers will be trained on how to effectively use digital data and insights to help grow their online business and products, this training will take place on the 27th of May, 2021


F) N-Power Volunteers will be taught on how to use Google work space for their business and products online, this digital job skill set will commence on the 28th of May, 2021


MindTheGap digital training company, look forward to having all invited N-Power Volunteers take the digital skill training as scheduled.

23 May 2021

N-Power: MindTheGap Sends Email To N-Power Volunteers (Subject To Confirmation)

Some Ex N-Power Batch A and Batch B beneficiaries are in a state of confusion. 


This is coming amidst an email sent to some exited N-Power volunteers from a Digital Job Training and computer skills development company known as MindTheGap.


At the time of compiling this report, this information still remains "Subject To Confirmation" and not yet valid until the N-Power management releases an official statement through the N-Power official handles.


All N-Power Batch A and B volunteers are advised to always take every information at this period with a pinch of salt.


N-Power Batch A and B volunteers are to carry out underground background check to always verify the authenticity of any information in order not to fall victim a of fraudsters.


See attached screenshot as evidence



N-Power Batch C : Senator Tells N-Power Volunteers To Update N-Power ID

Senator Ahmad Babba Kaita representing Katsina North Senatorial District has taken the bold step to assist N-Power Batch C candidates having issues with their N-Power ID.


He implored the affected N-power candidates (see names of affected N-Power candidates below) to submit the correct N-Power ID within 24 hours.


But most of the affected N-power Batch C candidates are in between crossroads, as the N-Power portal had been closed few weeks ago.


The N-Power Volunteers have been trying to access the npower portal, all to no avail.


We sincerely hope the N-Power management and the Senator attend to this swiftly.


Below are the names of affected N-power candidates and the screen shot of the message from the Senator to the affected N-Power candidates as evidence.


1.Murtala Mustapha

08162959294


2.Suleiman Sani

08052415402


3.Rukaiya Umar

08136466760


4.Ma'awiya Musa

08033688364


5.Mahammad Isah

08038436564


6.Auwal Abdullahi

07066008118


7.Ibrahim Yusuf

09012323086


8.Harisdu Usman

07014193904


9.Iftikhar Lawal Mani

07086104189


10.Nabila Abubakar

08102535173


11.Murjanatu Umar Sani

07069145033


12.Suleiman Bawa

09069533856


13.Na'im Lawal

08165842248


14.Yau Alhassan

09069439128


15.Esther Abdul

08134030402



22 May 2021

N-Power Batch C : Purported N-Power List From A Senator (Subject To Confirmation)

There is an N-power purported list in circulation from a particular state urging an N-power beneficiary to update his details within 24 hours.


Going through the N-Power list attached, although the picture is not very clear but it appears that the N-Power shortlisting process could be at the final stage.


The box highlighted in green on the N-Power list is tagged shortlisted (see screenshot below as evidence), which simply means the N-Power shortlisting process could be going on behind the scenes.


At this stage NPVN do not want to make any conclusions yet, but we advise all N-Power Batch C prospective volunteers to be at alert and always be observant in order for them not to be left out in the N-Power enrollment process.










N-Power: N-Power Batch A And B Solidifies Strategy Forms New N-Power Group

A new N-Power employment advocacy group, Movement for the Actualization of N-Power Permanency (MANP) has been established by both N-Power Batches A And N-Power Batches B exited N-Power volunteers, imploring the Ministry For Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development to immediately commence the process of retaining and employing the exited N-Power volunteers into the various job opportunities in the Civil Service/Ministry.



The newly formed N-Power group said that unlike previous N-Power employment advocacy groups such as the influential G-111 for Permanency, N-Power Enhancement Advocacy Movement (NEAM) and Coalition of N-Power Permanency Campaign Groups (CNPCG) whose agitation activities did not hold water.



The new N-Power group was established to meet the pending demands (N-EXIT loan package, payment issues and employment amid others) of exited N-Power Batches A and N-Power Batches B. 


In a statement signed by the N-Power group’s National Coordinator, Comrade Saviour Onyekwere, its National Public Relations Officer, Joachim Akpata and National Organizing Secretary, Zainab Akintola, the N-Power group urged N-Power volunteers to be prepared for a new form of employment agitation that will induce positive reactions from the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development, as well as other stakeholders.



 

“The need for a new well coordinated N-Power employment agitation group has become necessary. This N-Power group, to be known and addressed as the Movement for the Actualization of N-Power Job Permanency (MANP) is dedicated to only one objective: achieving employment for the hundreds of thousands of N-Power beneficiaries who are currently in a state of dilemma”.



While noting that the N-Power group have completed arrangement to send a powerful high profile delegation to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development, the National Assembly and Ministry of Labour and Employment, the newly formed N-Power group said that the move when executed, will give N-Power volunteers jobs and employment in the Federal Civil Service and other departments in the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development.


“The N-Power group shall in the coming weeks embark on lobbying and advocacy visit to key stakeholders in the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development.



It is our hope that this set of individuals and groups will give voice to our campaign and enhance its actualization”. But where these steps fails, we shall be left with no other option than to embark on a peaceful demonstration to drive home our demands which is to be given job/employment into the mainstream of the Federal Civil Service”, the statement by the N-Power group read.

N-Power: FG Increases Number of N-Power Beneficiaries From 500,000 To 1m, To Lift 100m Out of Poverty

The federal government has increased the number of beneficiaries under the N-power programme from 500,000 to 1,000,000 in efforts designed to actualise its target of taking 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.



The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Sir Joseph Ari stated this at the graduation ceremony and distribution of start-up packs to beneficiaries of the 2020 National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP), which was conducted by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) amidst the Covid-19 pandemic as part of our efforts to provide Nigerians with technical skills for job and wealth creation.


Exactly 11, 100 Nigerians mostly youths were trained in Tailoring, Information Technology and Cosmetology.



The ITF boss explained that given the circumstances under which the government undertook the training, “this ceremony we are witnessing today is, therefore, not only an expression of our unyielding desire but also our message to all Nigerians that despite adversity and challenges, we as individuals, organisations and as a country, shall always overcome with the right commitment.”


Ari noted that “going by the report of the survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of Q4 of 2020, to the effect that unemployment was still hovering at over 33 per cent while youth unemployment was as high as 44 per cent, it is obvious that more needs to be done.



“What is again very clear is that the efforts of the Federal alone cannot completely solve the problems of poverty and unemployment and the attendant fallouts.


“Indeed, the problems that stare us in the face today require Nigerians to pull together and synergise as institutions of Government, Corporate bodies and Non-Governmental Organisations to fully resolve them” the DG stated.



He said that “under this phase of the NISDP, thousands of Nigerian youths were trained nationwide in three trades namely: Tailoring, Cosmetology and Information and Communication Technology.



“Thousands of others were equally trained in other skills acquisition programmes including the Special Skills Development Programme (SSDP), the Federal Government Skills Empowerment Programme (FEGOSEP), the Info-Tech Skills Empowerment Programme (ISEP) and, the Agri-Preneurship Training Programme (ATP) amongst others.


“This year that we have declared as the Year of Skills Heightening for Prosperity, which also coincides with our 50th Anniversary as an organisation, the Fund has commenced processes for the implementation of another round of skills acquisition programmes across the country. This phase will commence from the 1st week of June this year”.



Ari commended “State Governments, the Organised Private Sector (OPS), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), corporate bodies and other well-meaning Nigerians that have been committing resources to empower vulnerable Nigerians with skills.



“It is my firm belief that only through such concerted efforts would the problems of poverty and unemployment be tackled.



“It is in this guise that I urge all stakeholders to continue to collaborate with us and take advantage of the Fund’s Expertise, Experience and Expansive network to empower Nigerians and resolve the problems that are steadily threatening our national unity and sovereignty as a Nation” he stated.




“Indeed, before the sad intrusion of the pandemic, most of the pressing problems of the country were being effectively tackled through a raft of Social Investment Programmes while also initiating policies that boosted the performance and productivity of Agencies such as ours. The impact of these programmes served to boost all sectors of the economy and drastically reduced poverty and unemployment.


“Undeterred by the ripple effects of the pandemic that has severely impacted economies across the globe, the Government has persisted with its developmental policies. For instance, in a bid to cushion the adverse effects of the pandemic and address other challenges of the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector, the Government launched the MSMEs Survival Fund that benefitted thousands of operators in the sector.



“The Government also increased the number of beneficiaries under the N-power programme from 500,000 to 1,000,000 amongst other efforts designed to actualise its target of taking 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.



“Without the Government’s committed efforts, the unemployment and poverty situation in Nigeria could conceivably have been worse. But going by the report of the survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of Q4 of 2020, to the effect that unemployment was still hovering at over 33 per cent while youth unemployment was as high as 44 per cent, it is obvious that more needs to be done. What is again very clear is that the efforts of the Federal alone cannot completely solve the problems of poverty and unemployment and the attendant fallouts.



“The problems that stare us in the face today require Nigerians to pull together and synergise as institutions of Government, Corporate bodies and Non-Governmental Organisations to fully resolve them,” he added.


By Victoria Ojeme


https://www.vanguardngr.com/2021/05/fg-increases-number-of-npower-beneficiaries-from-500000-to-1m-to-lift-100m-out-of-poverty/

21 May 2021

N-Power: Benefits And Facts On The N-Power Programme

1) The N-Power Programme was created to improve human capital development through job skill acquisition.


2) The N-Power Programme reflate the economy through job creation and employment.


3) The N-Power Programme was initiated to reduce overall net unemployment among Nigerian Youths.


4) The N-Power Programme was established to position unemployed Nigerian Youths to become better economic agents.


5) Over one million Nigerians have directly and indirectly benefitted from the N-Power Program since its inception in 2016.


6) N-Power has graduated two batches of N-Power beneficiaries (Batches A and B) in the following sectors:


a) N-Teach

b) N-Agro

c) N-Health

d) N-Build

e) N-Tech etc


7) The employability and entrepreneurship index among N-Power beneficiaries have seen significant improvement.


8) N-Power has created multiples of new job, employment and the N-Power Program has impacted varied number of job skill-sets on N-Power beneficiaries for the purpose of growth, self employment, and development towards the Nigerian economy.




N-Power Batch C: Backend Shortlisting Ongoing

Concerning the N-Power batch C recruitment, the N-Power management team is currently filtering and collating successful N-Power Batch C applicants who recently sat for Computer Based Test (CBT) in order to fast track the physical verification exercise which commences after shortlisting of successful N-Power Batch C volunteers.

All N-Power Batch C volunteers have been implored to always check their portal, email and sms, from time to time for genuine N-Power updates and to always keep abreast with N-Power information from verified N-Power handles, all prospective N-Power Batch C volunteers have been advised to avoid, ignore and shun the rumour being circulated online about an N-power batch c list which was published few weeks ago.

N-Power: 5 Facts About The N-Power Programme

QUESTION: Who is eligible to apply for the N-Power Programmes?


ANSWER: Nigerian Citizens between the ages of 18 - 35 years


QUESTION: How many categories does N-Power have?


ANSWER: N-Power has two (2) categories


1. The Graduate Programme, which is open to graduated of tertiary institution


• N-Teach

• N-Agro

• N-Health


2. The Non- Graduate Programme which is open to non-graduates 


• N-Knowledge

• N-Creative

• N-Tech Hardware

• N-Tech Software

• N-Build



20 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: How To Solve "Take Test" Issue After Submission

Congratulations to all N-Power Batch C applicants who have successfully written and submitted the N-Power online test.


N-Power Batch C applicants who have successfully submitted their online test must ensure they do not attempt clicking on take test again. In order not to make all efforts already put in place a wasted one.


Some N-Power Batch C applicants have taken the advantage of the fact that the ‘take test’ feature takes some time before changing to ‘view test result’ and attempted writing another test and that led to their accounts been blocked. 


Please note that once an N-power Batch C applicant submits the N-Power online test, the test has already been received at the back end database of NASIMS/N-power that N-Power Batch C applicant should no longer rewrite the test.

19 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: 6 Facts About N-Power 2021 Enrollment

1) N-Power Batch C is structured to onboard 1 million new N-Power beneficiaries, beginning with an initial 500,000 N-Power beneficiaries in the first stream, and subsequent 500,000 N-Power beneficiaries in a second stream.


2) N-Power Batch C will drive the acquisition of a bouquet of usable job skills for each N-Power Batch C beneficiary with the goal of ensuring that they are economically more active and possess the right job vocational skills-set to attract gainful employment on graduation.


3) N-Power Batch C beneficiaries will receive a ₦30,000 monthly stipend, which will improve beneficiaries' income levels and position them as better economic agents.


4) N-Power Batch C will run for 12 months only.


5) N-Power Batch C beneficiaries will be deployed to their Places Of Primary Assignment (PPA) where they can obtain job skills, support governmental goals and aid national development.


6) The selection process of N-Power Batch C beneficiaries will ensure the inclusion of people with disability as well as equitable gender and regional representation.



N-Power: Verification Page Added To NASIMS Portal

All N-Power Batch C applicants are to note that the N-Power management has already added verification page on the NASIMS Portal for N-Power Batch C applicants as part of the final process of the N-Power  recruitment exercise. The N-Power physical verification process involves physical check of documents uploaded by successful N-Power Batch C applicants during the N-Power registration process.


All N-Power Batch C applicants who participated in the N-Power Batch C registration will be required to provide all the necessary documents they uploaded during the N-Power online registration. At this stage, failure to provide your credentials for physical verification will affect some categories of N-Power Batch C applicants from scaling through to become the next N-Power Batch C volunteers.

18 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: Probable Criteria To Be Used For Selection

Below are the possible criteria to be used to access the suitability of an N-Power Batch C applicant in making the selection list before the physical screening and deployment


1. Number of N-Power Batch applicants in an particular Local Government Area of Residence


There is no doubt the just concluded N-power Batch C test was more difficult than previous N-Power online test and repetition of questions for different N-Power batch C applicants was highly scarce. This was a way of reducing the high number of N-Power Batch C applicants down to the required number.

While high score will play a vital role in positioning an N-Power Batch C applicant, the number of N-Power Batch C applicants in your Local Government of Residence whom you are competing with, will more likely determine the cut off mark that will be used in selecting N-Power Batch C applicants in your Local Government Area of Residence.



 

For example, a Local Government in Lagos State with about 20,000 N-Power Batch C applicants and 3,000 quotas cannot be compared to a Local Government in far North Maiduguri with 2,000 N-Power Batch C applicants and 700 quotas. While such Local Government Area in Lagos will have a high cut off from 70% to select 3,000 from 20,000 N-Power Batch C applicants, the Local Government Area in Maiduguri will likely have an average cut off at 50% or even less, going by the scores from the just concluded N-Power/NASIMS online test results.


N-Power Batch C applicants in interior/remote Local Government Area with lesser number of N-Power Batch C applicants are more likely to be favoured in the selection list as N-Power Batch C applicants who scored 50% or less have more chances in such Local Government Area than N-Power applicants who scored 50% or less in Local Government Areas in the main cities.


2. N-Power category applied for and number of N-Power Batch C applicants in the Category in your Local Government Area


Quota sharing goes down to number of N-Power Batch C applicants in a particular N-Power category. There are the N-Teach, N-Health, N-Agro etc. Number of N-Power Batch C applicants needed in N-Teach is not the same as the number of N-Power Batch C applicants needed for N-Health or N-Agro.

N-Teach applicants are higher in number followed by N-Agro and by that, competition will be high in the two N-Power categories across the local government areas.


3. Time spent during the N-Power online test


Another important possible criteria which could be used to position N-Power batch C applicants on the selection list is the time the N-Power Batch C applicant spent during the N-Power online test. The shorter the time, the better and favoured the N-Power Batch C applicant.


N-Power Batch C applicants were given a chance of re-taking the test before submission but that greatly increase your spent time and reduces your chances on the selection list.


4. N-Power Batch C applicants' conformity to test rules


The N-Power test portal is designed to execute stated rules automatically upon disobedience to the rules. This will increase the chances of other N-Power Batch C applicants. 


More than 20,000 NPower Batch C applicants will face disqualification by failing to obey the rules while more than 5,000 N-Power batch C applicants will be disqualified by network or technical glitches, low battery, low data, ecsetera. The stated figures are more likely to be high.


N-Power Batch C applicants who were unable to take the test due to one reason or the other will also be automatically disqualified.


5: An N-Power Batch C applicants Qualification


Qualification came last because it has a lesser role to play at this stage. However, it is used to grade N-Power Batch C applicants in the Graduate category such as N-Teach and N-Health, N-Agro is no more under the N-Power Graduate category.


All these are incorporated into the automated programme used in making the selection list before phyiscal verification final selection, and deployment.



It is worthy to nore that the target is 1 Million N-Power volunteers. So, after N-Power batch C, expect N-Power Batch D soonest. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management & Social Development is working on making the N-power Programme an annual programme.

N-Power Batch C Breaking News: Scam Alert Spotted

Please all prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers should be mindful of information trending online for payment to take the N-Power online test, please I repeat this information is not authenticate.


The NASIMS/N-Power test closed days ago, besides the N-Power management will not collect any exam fee from prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers before taking any N-Power online test.


All N-Power batch Volunteers have to be extremely careful, as this website even quoted the real NASIMS website in the image.

See screenshot as evidence. 



17 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: How To Access The List On N-Power/NASIMS Portal When It Becomes Available

Once names of shortlisted N-Power Batch C Volunteers becomes available, N-Power Batch C Volunteers will be notified through email, sms and also the NASIMS/N-Power website, all N-Power volunteers would be able to know their status online by logging in on the portal with their credentials.


If an N-Power Batch C applicant scored above average the N-Power Batch C applicant is qualified to be shortlisted by N-Power, if the N-Power Batch C applicant had an average score the N-Power Batch C Volunteer should get ready to be shortlisted by N-Power, below average your chances of being shortlisted becomes slim.


N-Power: All N-Power Websites From Inception Till Date

FIRST N-POWER WEBSITE


When N-Power was created, it launched its first official website which was www.npower.gov.ng, this was the official site for its application for the first and second batch of N-Power volunteers. The N-Power official webpage was established for both graduates and undergraduate Nigerian youths to apply and choose from several opportunities embed on its site.


SECOND N-POWER WEBSITE


The N-Power Volunteers Network (NPVN) webpage


This second N-Power website contains the information and data of N-Power volunteers of batches A and B, information such as names, sex, state ,local government, bank account details, bvn, N-Power ID, device type, category and payment structure were all contained on this website. It also contains educational and entrepreneurship materials for beneficiaries for effe training. The N-Power Volunteers' Network website is http://npvn.npower.gov.ng



THIRD N-POWER WEBSITE


The National social investment programme management was ready for another intake of N-Power beneficiaries and this was immediately after N-Power was moved to a new ministry which was The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management & Social Development.


The new ministry established its new official N-Power website https://npower.fmhds.gov.ng launched in the year 2020. Unfortunately this website npower.fmhds.gov.ng is no longer accessible.


FOURTH N-POWER WEBSITE


THE N-POWER N-EXIT WEBSITE 


After creating its new portal called N-EXIT for the exit and transition of N-Power batches A & B Volunteers which will allow interested Volunteers to register and access other Government empowerment opportunities, the website is now closed. The N-EXIT portal website is  https://nexit-fmhds.cbn.gov.ng/ although the website came with lots of technical issues, till date a handful of N-Power volunteers are yet to successfully register on the portal.


FIFTH N-POWER WEBSITE


THE NASIMS N-POWER WEBSITE


The NASIMS portal is the most recent and up-to-date official website for prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers and also houses the database of all other National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP)


The National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) is the central management platform for the administration and coordination of Social Investment Programmes under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.


Through the N-Power new  https://nasims.gov.ng website, N-Power applicants for the third phase (Batch C) recruitment were able to update their records and take their test. This new N-Power website will serve as the official website for all N-Power Batch C updates and more.

16 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: Double Registration Will Be Disqualified

After the N-Power registration and the N-Power/NASIMS online test which ended on the 11th of May, 2021, the N-Power/NASIMS management will set another screening exercise known as physical verification. This is a process in which all the documents/credentials uploaded during the N-Power registration process by all shortlisted N-Power Batch C applicants will be presented physically. In this case, all shortlisted N-Power Batch C applicants who participated in the N-Power Batch C registration and successfully passed the online test and were shortlisted will be expected to provide all the necessary documents they uploaded during the N-Power online registration. 

Unfortunately, their are categories of N-Power Batch C applicants that will be disqualified during the physical screening exercise. 

Before a shortlisted N-Power Batch C applicant scale through the final stage which is the physical verification exercise, the shortlisted N-Power Batch C applicant must have the following requirements to avoid disqualification:  


1. All N-Power Batch C applicants' documents which includes but not limited to Educational Qualifications, Birth Certificate, Local Government/Origin Certificate and your Identity Card must be presented.

2. All N-Power Batch C applicants must be present in their state of residence which was selected during the N-Power registration process. 

3. If an N-Power Batch C applicant is unable to write the online test, you will not be selected for the physical verification exercise.

4. If there was a mistake in an N-Power Batch C applicant's personal information during the registration process, please the respective N-Power Batch C applicant should kindly sort it out before the commencement of the physical screening.

5. If an N-Power Batch C applicant registered twice automatically that N-Power Batch C applicant is disqualified,  and those N-power Batch A and N-Power Batch B Volunteers who also registered for the N-Power Batch C scheme will surely be terminated from all the Federal Government Social Intervention Programs.

6. All shortlisted N-Power Batch C applicants must be present at the screening venue.

In conclusion, all N-Power Batch C applicants are expected to always visit the NASIMS official website to know their enrollment status.

15 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: 100% In Test Not A Guarantee

All successful N-Power Batch C candidates that have written the online NASIM Test should get ready for physical screening.


The N-Power online test, was more of a secondary requirement, to get to final process which is physical verification. There are basic requirements even if you scored 100% you might still be rejected if these requirements are not met, and these basic requirements are very essential to scale through the final process, this process is the documentation stage otherwise known as physical verification.


Under this N-Power physical verification/ documents screening:


All documents uploaded during the online  application process must be made physically present, by all N-Power Volunteers on site for physical screening. Prospective N-Power batch C volunteers should ensure their documents are intact, both originals and copies.


The most required documents to be presented by prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers are (please note this may vary):


A. Your physical self.

B. Education certificates.

C. Birth certificate/Age declaration.

D. Note: Your NASIMS ID may be required.

E. Proof of Residence: This might include some utility bills. 

During online application, prospective N-Power Batch C were meant to select their state of residence. 

N-Power frowns at relocation complaints during physical verification.

Prospective N-Power Batch C volunteers must go back to their selected state of residence to get verified physically if you have relocated from that state.

F. Success/Congratulatory Email/SMS: As long as the prospective N-Power Volunteers had written the test successfully, after updating your records, there are possibilities you will get selected. Many N-Power Batch C applicants were unable to write the online test.

Most prospective N-Power Batch C applicants that scaled through have a big chance of been selected. N-Power congratulatory/success message/email or sms whichever the case may be usually comes with date of physical verification, not far from the day it is sent, as said earlier this might vary. 

N-Power: Stipend Is From FMARDPACE Not From N-Power

Some Exited N-Power Batch A volunteers received credit alert of ₦1500 alert on Friday evening and most N-Power Volunteers were agog wondering where the alert came from.

See text messages of credit alert sent to some N-Power batch A volunteers.




"Your Acct 3XXXX9 Has Been Credited with NGN1,500.00 On 14-MAY-2021 18:01:38 By REM:R-491618019/FGN: FEDER:BEING4THBATCH. Bal: NGN1,603.20CR"


The credit alert to the N-Power Volunteers came from Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Project for Agricultural Co-ordination and Planning (FMARDPACE) as part payment owed some exited N-Power volunteers who are serving as Enumerators with FMARDPACE and not from N-Power as earlier thought.


Some N-Power Volunteers are currently engaged in the FMARDPACE AFJ Programme as Enumerators to propel them to becoming Agric extension workers.

13 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: Physical Verification/Deployment, What To Expect

N-Power deployment is a process during which finally shortlisted N-Power volunteers are deployed to their respective areas of primary assignments, in relation to their selected fields/specialty.

The deployment usually commences after what is called ‘enrollment’, at the venue, N-Power Batch C volunteers might be requested to produce his or her NASIMS/N-Power ID, the Verification Officers will verify and identify your name on the list under the local government you applied and see if all details presented matches the information in their list.


Posting letter will be issued and the N-Power Batch C volunteer will be expected to report with the letter within a span of 3 days to his or her Place Of Primary Assignment (PPA). 

Upon acceptance, the N-Power volunteer must ensure the letter is duly endorsed, stamped and signed by the head of your PPA, prior to resumption of duty.


N-POWER DEPLOYMENT/POSTING 


A. N-Power volunteers should expect to be posted to a school within his or her registered local government and nearest to your residing area.


B. N-Power Volunteers should expect to be posted under the N-Power category he or she applied:


N-Teach to Schools

N-Health to Government Healthcare Centers

N-Agro to Government farms, poultries and other related Agricultural Government Agencies


C An identity card might be provided for N-Power Volunteers



D. Finally, the Federal Government is expected to credit you with ₦30,000 monthly stipend. 


WHAT N-POWER EXPECTS FROM N-POWER VOLUNTEERS


A. All N-Power volunteers must attend his or her PPA as often as expected, N-Power independent monitors have been assigned at all levels to monitor truancy and absenteeism


B. All N-Power volunteers are expected to peruse the guidelines on how to effectively carry out his or her primary assignment, each N-Power category has its own.


C. All N-Power volunteers are expected,  within the specified period, to have developed a reasonable skill set, that will enhance employability.


D. N-Power expects N-Power volunteers to utilize their earnings judiciously and make some possible savings/business setup/ establishment. N-Power scheme usually advertise and reward N-Power beneficiaries who were able to achieve this, most of you might have seen this under the N-Power success stories.


E. After deployment N-Power expects all N-Power volunteers to upload their stamped posting/deployment letter, to their NASIMS profile, some adjustments might be made subsequently on the portal.


F. N-Power Volunteers might be expected to undergo a monthly clearance as an evidence to show your activeness at your PPA

N-Power Batch C: Probable Cut Off Point

Prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers that scored above average are qualified to be shortlisted by N-Power, N-Power Batch C applicants that just hit the average score should also get ready to be shortlisted by N-Power, if you scored 40% you still have some slight chances of being shortlisted.


The Cut off mark might be pinned at 40%, by implication this means that once a prospective N-Power Batch C applicant meets or cross just over 40% you might be shortlisted, although your chances are extremely slim due to the competition and large pool of applicants.

N-Power Batch C: Candidates To Be Sent Emails

All  successful candidates will be sent a mail and given directions on the next process.


Candidates not selected can re-apply for the next batch of the N-Power programme as soon as it opens for application.


Good luck to all prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers as you await the mail.



N-Power Batch C: NASIMS Refer Applicants To Self Service Website

N-Power Batch C applicants who updated their records and discovered that the record was not successfully updated or disarranged can still edit their profile via the NASIMS/N-Power self-service portal.


All N-Power Batch C applicants visiting the NASIMS test webpage at https://onlinetest.nasims.gov.ng are being referred to the NASIMS customer service support portal at https://nasims.gov.ng for assistance and guidance.

12 May 2021

N-Power Batch C: NASIMS Closes Portal After 334.584 Days

After good 334.584 days of N-Power Batch C application and online screening test, NASIMS has notified N-Power applicants of the NASIMS portal via an automated prompt which displays on the NASIMS website.

Although the portal is still accessible at this time, all prospective N-Power Batch C volunteers are advised to please make sure their records/profiles are fully updated on the portal.

As we speak the N-Power management is currently screening applicants. They are looking through the list of applicants and it might take a while before the final shortlist becomes available, which will be communicated to all N-Power Batch C applicants via electronic mails. If you qualify to progress to the next stage which is physical verification, you will definitely be contacted via email/SMS.

N-Power Batch C: Always Check Your Email

The Ministry For Humanitarian Affairs has implored all prospective N-Power Batch C Volunteers to always check their respective email addresses provided at the point of application, on the NASIMS Website for updates, as the shortlisting process gets to its concluding stage. 



11 May 2021

N-Power Breaking News: NASIMS Portal Closes 11th May, 2021

Information reaching us at this hour reveals that the NASIMS portal for N-Power Batch C applicants closes by midnight 11th May, 2021, all prospective N-Power Batch C applicants are being told to update their records on the portal promptly.

See screenshot as evidence.



N-Power: 36 States Reps Urges Presidency To Keep Promise

The N-Power 36 States representatives took to Twitter yesterday to plead with the Presidency to keep to their promise, this is coming in the middle of several issues bothering on the sudden disengagement of N-Power volunteers and other issues such as the N-EXIT plan and backlogs payment.