Latest NPower News For Today Friday 24th December 2021
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1. FG Set To Enlist Additional 400,000 Youths Under N-Power
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq has disclosed that the Federal Government will soon enlist additional 400,000 youths under the N-power program.
The minister stated that the youths will be enlisted under the NPower Batch C Stream 2 for the program which is aimed at equipping the youths with life-long skills.
The Minister represented by her Deputy Director, Finance and Account, Muhammad Sambo stated this during the closing ceremony for over 3,000 youths from the Northwest zone trained in software and hardware skills under the Batch C1 of the N-Knowledge component of the N-Power programme.
According to her, “It is no longer news that Mr. President has approved that N-Power is expanded to accommodate one million beneficiaries. We have carefully implemented this where the Batch C1 accommodates a total of 510,000 beneficiaries and the batch C2 will commence soon. This is to enlist more Nigerian youths into the programme.
“It is a well-known fact that N-Power programme is a critical part of the National Social Investment Programmes domiciled in the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHADMSD) and designed to achieve the National objectives of poverty reduction and job creation. The N-Power programme is key to helping young Nigerians acquire and develop life-long skills that ensure they become solution providers and entrepreneurs in their communities.
“This training component is targeted at developing competencies of the youth in software development, Hardware training, and creative industry which is catalytic as well as the groundwork to make Nigeria compete in the outsourcing market for software development.
“It will develop the skills and capacities along the skills set in the value chain of website development, mobile apps maintenance and start the talent development effort for the growth of information technology industry in Nigeria.”
2. NASIMS Sends New Notice On Payment Of NPower Non-Graduate Trainees
The National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) has sent a new notice concerning the payment of Non-Graduate Npower Trainees, so if you are one of the beneficiaries, make sure you read until the end.
NASIMS disclosed on their Instagram account that the last allowance for Npower Non-graduate trainees currently undergoing training at official centers has been disbursed.
According to the Notice by NASIMS:
“This is to bring to your notice that the last allowance for Npower Non-graduate trainees currently undergoing training at different centers has been disbursed. While some accounts have been credited, be rest assured all qualified trainees will be paid.
“As the training will gradually be rolling out, we wish you well in all your endeavours and implore you to make judicious use of the acquired skills.
“Thank you for your patience!”
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