USSD Short Code to Generate NPower OTP for NPVN Portal



NPower NG has finally released the Final selection list for 2017 Pre-selected applicants. The list can be accessed via the NPower Status checking portal. In order to successful check your status applicant are to generate a One-time-Password  [OTP], unfortunately this has proven to be a challenge for most applicants.

An error message saying “NPVN Auth Token: End No Token generated or token has expired” or ” Error! OTP Validation Failed” is displayed

But this post will show you how to generate your NPower OTP code using a USSD Code

How to Fix OTP Problem While Checking NPower Selection Status




Update 27th April;


Once a qualified volunteer logs in to the platform with their phone number or email address and get a congratulatory message but does not automatically receive an OTP.


Such volunteer should follow the steps below;

  1. On the “Confirm OTP” page volunteer should click on “Retrieve it Here” Please see the screenshot with instruction on where to be clicked circled in black


  1. Volunteer should fill in the “Quickly retrieve OTP” option where he/she enters their chosen Program, Last 4 digits of the BVN, Year of Birth and Click on submit


  1. Once volunteer clicks on “Submit” an OTP automatically generates also see screenshot attach below


  1. As soon as the “Dismiss” button is clicked, the OTP appears on the required box and volunteer clicks on submit


  1. Volunteer has successfully generated an OTP, Volunteers is now required to set a new password to gain access to he/she profile.


If you are having issues generating your OTP code to login into NPVN portal simply dial *347*5*88#

NPVN Npower OTP generate USSD Code



Procedure to check NPower Selection Status


– You can now check your final selection status at


– Use your phone number or email address to see if you have transitioned from pre-selected applicants to beneficiaries.


– You will then see a message saying “Congratulations you have passed through the physical verification stage, Click next to proceed”


– Expect a One time Password [OTP] via text and email




– Input the OTP correct


– Change Password


– Upload profile image


– Start Learning

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  1. I check but is telling me the physical verification was not successful.please help me on what to do.

  2. Please Sir, am finding it difficult to submit my OTP
    each time i tried to submit it, an error keeps coming out, OTP validation failed
    please advise

  3. pls sir i have not being able to submit my otp i have tried severally, they keep telling me OTP validation failed. What should i do sir.

  4. Pls sir am findind it difficult to submit my OTP
    Each time i try to submit it. Erro OTP validation failed keep appearing.
    Pls what should I do next

  5. Pls sir,I have not been to submit my Otp.i have tried all the methods but it still say too validation failed.what should I do next?

  6. I can not access the site to check the final selection list

  7. Pls sir I have tried all these method but it is till say otp validation failed, what should I Do next?

    1. Pls sir,I have not been able to summit my OTP,it keep on telling me OTP validation failed.pls what should I do next.

  8. Please sir, i was about to uploading my ID and Passport, my system has faulty, it takes about two to three hour before ratifying it, i was trying to log in it taken me direct to my profile without uploading my ID and Passport.
    Thank you.

  9. Please Sir, I have not received my OTP code, despite several trial with *347*5*88#, please help me to SMS my OTP this my phone number 08037672150

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