Good news, The NPower scheme has announced the dates for the deployment/posting of the 300,000 successfully on-boarded volunteers who will be engaged in the programme for a period of 2 years. NPower has also given a notice to all 2017 applicants who are yet to on-board themselves on the NPVN Portal, applicants are advised to do so immediately. For more info – Read HERE
This post will list the all information which on-boarded volunteers must know and also the requirements for to qualify for payment of stipends.
NPOWER 2017/18 Deployment Date and Requirement
Follow the NPower instruction carefully;
– Final Selection List will be circulated to ALL focal person on Friday July 20th 2018
– All state are excepted to return Deployment Schedules to NPower on or before Friday August 3 2018.
– All deployed beneficiaries are to upload on the N-Power portal page their STAMPED & SIGNED confirmation of Resumption on or before Friday August 10 2018 in order to qualify for their first stipend payment due by August 31 2018.
– Please note all the successful on-boarded and deployed final selection volunteers are engaged for a period of 2years beginning from August 1st 2018 to July 31st 2020.
More Details on Selection and Requirements for Deployment
The final selection lists broken down in States/Local Government Area (LGA) for each of the (3) N-Power component would be circulated to all focal persons in the states and FCT by July 20, 2018.
All successfully deployed N-Power beneficiaries in the second batch will be engaged for two-years starting from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2020.
In order to qualify for their first monthly payment stipend of N30,000 by August 31, 2018, all deployed volunteers are expected to upload on their N-Power portal page their stamped and signed confirmation of resumption on or before Friday, August 10, 2018.
Through the N-Power scheme, hundreds of thousands of young, unemployed Nigerian graduates have been empowered through training and skills acquisition in different areas of public services, including education (N-Teach), health (N-Health), agriculture (N-Agro), and building/construction (N-Build).
Each N-Power beneficiary learns entrepreneurial skills to enable him become a business person and become a professional on his own, while beneficiaries are given electronic devices to enhance their work and paid a N30,000 monthly.
State-based N-Power partners comprise, but are not limited to the following: N-Teach – State Universal Board for Education (SUBEB); State & Local Government Area (LGA) Offices for Adult Education Centres; State & LGA Offices for Nomadic Education; N-Agro – State & LGA Offices for Agriculture Development Programme (ADP); and N-Health – State & LGA Offices for Primary Health Care Board.
N-Power addresses the challenge of youth unemployment by providing a structure for large scale and relevant work skills acquisition and development while linking its core and outcomes to fixing inadequate public services and stimulating the larger economy.
N-Power is preparing young Nigerians for a knowledge economy where, equipped with world-class skills and certification, they become innovators and movers in the domestic and global markets. Nigeria will have a pool of software developers, hardware service professionals, animators, graphic artists, building services professionals, artisans and others. N-Power also focuses on providing our non-graduates with relevant technical and business skills that enhance their work outlook and livelihood.