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Before You Rush to Apply for the N-Power, You need to Understand these First.

Gistream 06/25/2020

The news have spread like wildfire that Npower is scheduled to commence registration for batch C beneficiaries on the 26th of June. Many Nigerians are excited about it and it's obvious that many have packed their details ready for the registration. But have you asked yourself what is Npower and what is it all about? Don't just rush it because of what you think you are bound to benefit else you get frustrated at the end of the day. 

This article is aimed at presenting some necessary questions you should ask yourself and their answers to guide you before you start the long journey of 3 years. 

1. WHAT IS NPOWER?

Npower is a job and skill acquisition initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria under the social investment programme designed to reduced unemployment, acquisition of skills and training on different field of endeavour to the teeming population of Nigerian youths. the major aim and vision behind this initiative is by the FGN is simply to help reduce unemployment by helping them to create jobs and engaging them in activities while unemployed at the same time rewarding their effort by putting stipends in their pocket.

Note: it is not a permanent job, therefore when you are being trained and paid stipend, endevour to safe a part of what u gained to be used in setting up your own business ath the end of the program. That's how future is planned.

2. IS NPOWER FOR EVERYONE?

Npower is not for everyone, it is for qualified persons in the following category:

a. The person must be 18 to 35 years 

b. Must have any of the following certificate:

i. National Certificate of Education (NCE)

ii. Ordinary National Diploma (OND)

iii. Higher National Diploma (HND)

iv. Bachelor Degree (Bsc or BA)

3. WHAT ARE THE DETAILS REQUIRED TO FILL THE APPLICATION?

Below are the required personal information required to fill the Npower form:

1, name (Surname first)

2, E-mail

3, Password

4, Educational Background

5, National Youth Service Certificate

6, Birth Certificate

7, Local Government Identification letter

8, Bank Verification Number 

9,  Phone Number

10, Bank Account Number

11, Bank name

12, State origin, LGA, Community

13, Residential Address

14, State of Resident

15, Local Government of Resident

16, The program you prefer.

4. WHAT IS THE NPOWER APPLICATION WEBSITE?

The official Npower website is https://www.npower.gov.

Please note the "s" in front of the "p" in https://. Any website that has only "http://" without "s" is fake! It means your information is not secure and can be copied. Remember you are going to upload your BVN in the form so be careful. Once again, the website must start with "https://" it must carry "s."

MORE ADVICE FOR YOU...

An opportunity is present for the advancement of the future, therefore when you successfully registered and get the job cum training, kindly utilize it wisely. Ensure that you fully participate in the activities Involved in the program to avoid having issues with the government and initiators of the program. Save for the future rainy days while you are at it. At the end of it, utilize your savings and establish yourself to be gainfully employed.

I hope you found this article useful, you can comment or ask any other questions bothering you.

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Top Comments
AGEBAFRANCISKWAR · 06/26/2020
What about SSCE holders, undergraduates, and youths without educational certificates? Can these categories of people also apply?
ZulaihatAgumere · 06/25/2020
pls which one is this local government identification
GUEST_J2rVxB4rP · 06/25/2020
NCE who read Agriculture are they going to apply for Npower teach or N-agro?
+234-0906653**** · 06/25/2020
can an undergraduate apply??!

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