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Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022

Welcome to Flippstack, we have compiled all the latest Npower news making the headlines today 9th December 2022, including, Batch C Stream 2 deployment, August Stipend Payment, NPower Work Nation Program, to keep you guys updated.

Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022

Humanitarian Ministery Denies Any Official Engagement with Dbanj

The Ministry in-charge of the Npower Programme, Ministry of Humanitarian affairs denied any official engagement with Dbanj stating that its attention has been brought to recent publications regarding ongoing investigations in relation to fraud allegations in the Programme.

The following are what the Ministry stated:

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1. The Ministry has deployed a well-rounded mechanism for selection of eligiible beneficiaries from across the country and this has been in place since the inception of the program. Working with our Service Provider, Program Beneficiaries are onboarded, trained and deployed to pre-selected Places of Primary Assignment.

2. When it came to our notice that there may have been sharp practices by some personnel of the Payment Service Provider (PSP) involved in the payment processes of beneficiaries, the matter was immediately referred to ICPC for thorough investigation. We are aware that certain persons have consequently been invited for interrogation as part of the ongoing investigations.

3. In the meantime, we have carried out thorough reinforcement of our systems to eliminate all anomalies and prevent similar occurrences in the future. To this end we are in close collaboration with ICPC to support the successful determination of the investigation.

4. The public may wish to note that in a bid to ensure transparency and accountability in the implementation of N-Power and other National Social Investment Programmes, namely the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme(NHGSEP), Government enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) and the Conditional Cash Transfer(CCT), the Ministry has over time involved other government MDA‘s, Security Agencies and Civil Society Organizations in monitoring and compliance checks across the 36 states of the country and the FCT.

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5. We want to assure all N-POWER beneficiaries of Federal Government’s continued commitment to the programme and the subsequent off-boarding channels activated.

6. All program beneficiaries should therefore continue to apply themselves to their utmost at their Places of Primary Assignment. All monthly stipends will continue to be paid in line with program expectations.

7. We call on members of the public to come forward with information on any irregularities noticed in the implementation of the National Social Investment programme through the following channels:

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

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Phone: 0700 CALL NSIP, 070022556747 or 07030859183WhatsApp

ICPC Detains D’banj Over Alleged Diversion of N-Power Fund

Flippstack gathered that the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has arrested and detained Oladapo Oyebanji, known by his stage name, D’banj, over the alleged diversion of N-Power fund.

The musician was arrested and detained Tuesday after ICPC operatives closed in on him, to surrender himself at the Agency’s headquarters in Abuja.

According to ICPC Nigeria on Twitter:

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“The N-Power is a scheme established by President Muhammadu Buhari on 8th June 2016, to address the issues of youth unemployment and empowerment, and help increase social development.

“The Commission had received numerous petitions on the diversion of N-Power funds running into billions of naira following the approval and release of such funds to the beneficiaries by the Federal Government.

“Many N-Power beneficiaries had complained over the non-receipt of the monthly funds in spite of payment by the Government.

“About 10 persons have been invited by ICPC over the last few months in connection with the N-Power fraud, and have been granted administrative bail after their detention. Several invitations to Mr. Oyebanjo to appear before a team of investigators were ignored and not honoured.”

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Npower Begins NTech (Software) Training For Beneficiaries As They Hail Female Trainees

The Npower management team Hail it’s Female beneficiaries of the Npower Tech program. In an exciting mood.

According to Npower management in its recent post on Facebook wrote:

Wait a minute, what is going on here? Is the future female?
Female or Male, Well done to our N-Power Tech (Software) beneficiaries undergoing training to be the best Service Professionals in Nigeria.

N-Tech Software is one of the Npower non-graduate programme categories where beneficiaries are trained on how to develop software applications.

Npower Work Nation Assessment Test Cutoff Mark

The Npower work Nation assessment test cutoff mark, and what to do next after the work Nation assessment test.

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It is no longer news that the management of Npower Nasims is preparing the exited Npower batch C1 Beneficiaries to meet specific industry needs in line with global shifts in the nature of work and skill set demands by introducing the work Nation assessment test learning platform.

In view of the above, it is important to note certain things regarding the work Nation to clear your mind, since some of you are beginning to ask questions.

The work Nation assessment test cut-off mark that you have been asking for, our advice to you is to try and score higher marks at least 50 and above in all subject attempt because Npower pays attention to higher score if you can relate to the Npower Programme enrollment text then you will understand what we mean.

For exited Npower batch C1 who is asking what to do Nexit after taking the work Nation assessment test, we will advise you to wait patiently for the next instructions from Npower management Nasims and work Nation team.

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Sadiya Umar Farouq Presents Npower and other NSIP Programme 2023 Budget

The continuity of the Npower and other NSIP programmes in 2023 depends on the Ministry’s 2023 budgets.

The Honourable Minister, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has presented the Ministry’s 2023 budget estimates to the Senate Committee on Special Duties at National Assembly, Abuja.

The Minister who was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary and Directors of the Ministry during the budget defense stated that the total sum of N35,595,233,430.00 only was allocated to the Ministry’s Headquarters in the 2022 appropriation Act. The budget comprises a total recurrent expenditure of N1,073,705,755.00 only and a total capital allocation of N34,510,760,413.00.

On the performance of the 2022 budget, the Minister revealed that total sum of N291,652,083.36 only or 58.3% of the total overhead expenditure was released as at 30th September 2022 while the sum of N1, 810,565,093.45 or 48.00% was released for Capital Expenditure for the same period.

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She further disclosed that the total sum of N288,041,185.32 Million, or 98.76% of the total amount released for overhead cost was utilized and committed, while 99% of the total Capital releases or the sum of N1,799,286,437.81 only was utilized and committed to finance Capital projects of the Ministry.

On the 2023 budget estimate, the Ministry’s 2023 overhead ceilings was increased from the sum of N499,975,000 in 2022 to the sum of N512,474,375 in 2023. This represents a 7% increase over that of 2022; to cushion the effect of inflation

Faroug, said It is pertinent to note that the 7% increase in the overhead ceiling is not commensurate to the 20.77% inflationary rate in the economy, conversely, the capital budget ceiling was reduced from the sum of N3,749,510,414.00 to N1,083,01 7,733 which represents 71% reduction in the 2022 capital budget.

She said “it is pertinent to note that you the 71% reduction in Capital and 7% paltry increase in Overhead is grossly inadequate to run its day-to-day operation”.

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Sadiya Farouq Latest NSIP Programs Review

The Minister of Humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Umar Farouq Latest NSIP programs Review.

On Tuesday, on behalf of His Excellency President Muhammad Buhari, FMHDS Minister Sadiya Umar Farouq visited Bayelsa and Delta States to condole with the government and the good people of the States over the unfortunate flood disaster in the states that claimed lives and properties.

She commended the Bayelsa and Delta state government for their support to their people during the initial time of distress, adding that the government sympathizes with all the victims and states devastated by the disaster.

Given the magnitude of the devastation in the State and most parts of the country at large, Sadiya Farouq informed them that His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the release of 12,000 metric tons of assorted food commodities from the National Strategic Reserve for distribution to victims of this flood disaster in the country as a way of assuaging their suffering.

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In addition, there are relief materials and other interventions have been provided since July 2022 by NEMA Nigeria.

The Minister also used the opportunity to flag-off the disbursement of the Grant for Vulnerable Groups programme (GVG) in Delta State and to roll out the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in both Bayelsa and Delta.

Npower Releases Work Nation Support Contact Number

If you are one of the Work Nation registered Batch C Stream 1 beneficiaries who are yet to write his/her test because of one issue or the other, you will be happy to know that Npower has released a Support Contact Number to make it easy for you to send your complaints to the correct work Nation support channel.

According to Npower, Batch C1 Beneficiaries who are experiencing any difficulty in taking the work nation test should kindly contact the work nation helpline for assistance via this number: +234700688768723

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Work Nation Program is Optional – Nasims

It’s no longer news that Nasims has introduced a new program called Work Nation for Npower Batch C1 which is aimed at ensuring the alarming rate of unemployment in the country is curtailed.

In a recent notice by the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS), they have stated that the newly introduced Work Nation program is not compulsory.

According Nasims:

“ATTENTION: Npower C1 Beneficiaries,

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“WORKNATION PROGRAM OPTIONAL
“To set the record straight, It is pertinent to reiterate the non mandatory participation of WORKNATION program by concern Beneficiaries, which is subject to personal choice. This should be noted
“Meanwhile, if you’re interested in the program but having difficulty accessing the test, please kindly try much later at night. All interested npower C1 Beneficiaries should take the test through their Nasims self service portal where most of your npower information will automatically be extracted to enable you take the test. Do not access the WORKNATION site directly via their site address as your personal information might be missing.

“Thank you!

Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022

Nasims Releases Requirements For Resolving Of Npower Batch C1 Failed August Payment

Following too many complaints from Npower Batch C Stream 1 beneficiaries on failed August stipend, the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) has released requirements beneficiaries needs to meet to get their complaints resolved.

Nasims stated in their recent post on their social media handle, that all Npower batch C1 beneficiaries having issues with August payment, will need to provide their Npower ID and NIN to enable them to resolve and facilitate the beneficiary’s failed August payment.

According Nasims:

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“ATTENTION: Npower C1 Beneficiaries,

“REQUIREMENTS FOR RESOLUTION OF FAILED AUGUST PAYMENT
“Please note, you need to provide your Npower ID and NIN to enable us resolve and facilitate your failed August payment.
“The above requirements should be forwarded to the Npower official Facebook page for capturing and forwarding to the appropriate department, using the comment section of the most recent post. The problem should be well stated with the attachment of the required information.

“Thank you!”

Nasims Sends New Message To Npower Batch C2 Beneficiaries Regarding Work Nation Program

The National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) has sent a new notice to Npower Batch C2 beneficiaries, urging them to ignore the Work Nation link on their dashboard.

Nasims stated that the Work Nation Tab on Batch C2 Beneficiaries is a technical error that is under resolution, so all Batch C2 Beneficiaries should disregard the tab.

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According to Nasims:

“ATTENTION: Npower C2 Beneficiaries,
“REFLECTION OF WORKNATION TAB ON YOUR DASHBOARDS.
“The reflection of WORKNATION on C2 Beneficiarys’ dashboards is a technical error which is under resolution. You’re advised to disregard the tab and focus on the Npower program you’ve been absorbed into which is still in progress. Please note, WORKNATION program is for exited Npower C1 Beneficiaries.
“Thank you!”

Nasims Adds the Work Nation Link on The Nasims Portal For Npower C1 Beneficiaries

Following the update, the Npower management has again added the Work Nation link on the Nasims portal for the Npower batch C 1 beneficiaries.

According to Nasims, the work Nation on Nasims portal which will commence soon is a learning management system Training/Learning activities for both graduate and non-graduate programs

In preparation for the learning program, all Npower batch C 1 beneficiaries are expected to participate in the learning segmentation exercise. This will enable Npower management to identify interests and provide you with relevant materials for your training.

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To participate, Npower batch C 1 beneficiaries should logon into the Nasims portal and Click the work Nation button to complete the Exercise.

Nasims Work Nation Program For Npower C1 Beneficiaries

WORK NATION is Africa’s talent/skill acquisition platform, where talents/skills are developed also and connected to opportunities across the globe.

To ensure the alarming rate of unemployment in the country is curtailed, Federal Government has taken a further step ahead to introduce the WORK NATION program where the outgone Npower C1 Beneficiaries will be trained/retrained and connected to opportunities across the globe.

All Npower C1 Beneficiaries whom this program (WORK NATION) is reflecting on their dashboard are advised to take the test and wait patiently for the selection stage. During this process of test-taking, ensure your details are correctly captured and avoid erroneous entries.

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Remember it’s not mandatory, but it’s necessary. Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022

Flippstack understands that a lot of Npower Agro beneficiaries were panicking because of a piece of information shared online stating that the State Focal Person posting Npower Beneficiaries to N-agro when they know N-agro is canceled is another stress. The source of the information went further to call on the attention of @npower_ng saying that Beneficiaries should not suffer for the mistakes of others.

In the first place, saying that the N-Agro program has been canceled is not correct information and should not be taken seriously because there was no single time that Npower management mentioned that they are canceling Npower Agro.

Npower Agro is one of the programs of Npower that can actually create jobs if well managed. So we see no reason why it will be canceled. Please ignore any update that state that N-Agro is canceled until Npower says otherwise.

We have seen a lot of Npower batch C stream 2 beneficiaries being deployed under the Npower Agro program and they have successfully completed their deployment exercise and have resumed duty.

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Though before the commencement of the Npower batch C program, the management tried to move the Npower Agro program to the non-graduate category. However, that arrangements did not work and so Npower Agro was left under the Npower graduate category with a monthly stipends payment of N30,000. Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022

Nasims Releases New Update on Npower Batch C1 August Stipend Payment

The National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) has released a new update regarding the August payment of Npower Batch C Stream1 stipend.

According to Nasims:

“ATTENTION: N’Power C1 Beneficiaries
“PAYMENT OF AUGUST STIPEND,
“Following several enquiries regarding the authenticity of the August payment news widely in circulation, it has become crucial to clear the air.
“Please accept this update as an official confirmation of the August payment in progress. Kindly note, accounts are being credited for the August payment and it’s done GRADUALLY. If your payment is PROCESSING kindly be patient and wait for your payment.
“Your patience so far is highly appreciated.

“Thank you!”

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Nasims Set POP Assessment Test For Npower Batch C1 Beneficiaries To Access Other Exit Package

Nasims Set POP Assessment Test For Npower Batch C1 Beneficiaries To Access Other Exit Package. The passing out assessment test is called work Nation.

According to Nasims, the Work Nation eligibility test, as it is a conditional requirement for your August stipend to be paid to you. Work Nation is designed to make more opportunities accessible to Npower batch C stream 1 beneficiaries.

The success or failure of the test does not affect your payments, Nasims stated. Beneficiaries will be directed to Click the test button in the Nasims self-service dashboard to redirect you to your test page and complete your passing out process.

Nasims congratulates all batch C1 beneficiaries on reaching the concluding month of the programe, which they were selected for as a beneficiary. Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022

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Nasims Apologizes For Erroneous Publication Of August Payment

The National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) has come out to apologize for its earlier publication which stated that the August stipend of Npower Batch C1 is currently ongoing.

According to Nasims:

“ERRONEOUS PUBLICATION OF PAYMENT UPDATE.
“We sincerely apologize for the erroneous publication of payment update.
“The said publication was intended to give an update on the payment commencement of backlogs and not the August payment.
“For clarity’s sake, this update supersedes the previous payment update.
“Meanwhile, the August payment is being worked on, whilst backlogs are being paid.
Thank you!”

Latest Update on Npower Batch C Stream 1 and 2 Deployment Posting Issues

The management of Npower has stated that the information circulating stating that the Npower batch C stream 1 beneficiaries should join batch C2 in the ongoing deployment posting letter download and upload is fake. And as such advised batch C 1 to ignore any posting information.

Currently, deployment for Npower batch C stream 2 is ongoing. Beneficiaries posted have commenced duties at their various PPA and those who are yet to be posted should continue checking the Nasims self-service portal for changes.

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if you are posted to a far PPA, you can redeploy to a nearby PPA if you wish.

Npower is working to make sure that they complete the August stipends payment process for Batch C1 beneficiaries and begin payment shortly. For the stream 2 beneficiaries, your first payment will begin a month after the month of resumption. Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022

That’s all for the Npower Latest News For Today Friday 9th December 2022, make sure to share this article and always come back from time to time for more Npower’s latest news.

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