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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to GoldenNewsNg roundup of the Latest Npower News In Nigeria Today, Sunday, 15th November 2020.

Here the Latest Npower News In Nigeria Today.

Are You Past N-Power Beneficiary? Fill N-Power Transition Form To Secure Permanent FG Job

Are You Batch A or B N-Power Beneficiary? Fill N-Power Transition Form Below To Secure Permanent FG Job immediately.

GoldenNewsNg  reports that the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs is currently engaging various MDAs including the CBN and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to ensure that the eligible exited beneficiaries are transited to government progammes or even employment where available.

Are you batch A or B Npower beneficiary? There is good news for you now as all Focal Persons of National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs) in all the states to submit an updated list and details of the exited NPower beneficiaries of batch A and B that are interested in participating in the transition plans of the ministry.

Are you yet to fill the Npower transition form in your state? According to reports empowerment opportunities gathered, Nassarawa state Npower beneficiaries had already filled and submitted their Npower transition form weeks back.

Also, Npower beneficiaries from Bayelsa state have been given till 11pm on the 30th August 2020 as its deadline for beneficiaries to fill its transition form. SUBMIT HERE

Ministry Speaks On Releasing Npower Batch C Shortlisted Candidates List

Npower Batch C shortlisted candidates list is what Npower beneficiaries are awaiting.

GoldenNewsNg reports that the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has finally issued a statement on releasing Npower Batch C shortlisted candidates list for the second stage of the Batch C Npower recruitment programme.

This online news medium recalls that Npower portal for 2020 Npower Batch C intakes opened at exactly 11: 45 pm on Friday, 26th June 2020.

N-Power had tweeted regarding Npower recruitment: “We are LIVE!!! Apply now on http://npower.fmhds.gov.ng. Stay calm and follow instructions carefully. When you are done, tweet at us with the hashtag #SuccessfullyAppliedForNPowerNG. We are here with you.”

 

However, months after the Npower recruitment portal closed following the registration of new intakes, several reports have emerged saying that the Npower Batch C shortlisted candidates list has been released.

Npower Batch C shortlisted candidates list

But the the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development on Friday, debunked the report that it has released the Npower Batch C shortlisted candidates list.

 

 

Ekiti State Governor to N-Power Beneficiaries to Expect Exit Package Soon

Latest N-Power news on exit package/ N-Power Transition. Interactive session of Ekiti State Youths with Governor DrJohn Kayode Fayemi on the 1st of November 2020.
The Session Started Around 2pm On Sunday And The Governor Was Asked The Following Questions.

He was asked to use his good office as the chairman of Nigeria Governor’s forum to speak to the presidency to give the exited N-Power beneficiaries exit package.

The Ekiti State Governor was also asked what his plan for the exited 12,000 beneficiaries in Ekiti State is, that it won’t be good for Exited N-Power Volunteers to go back to the street after they have been trained for over 2years in the program.

The Governor Responded :

He said work is ongoing seriously at the presidency about the exit package, that we should expect it soonest.

On the second question, He said some of the beneficiaries applied in the State recruitment and some have been picked. He also said those in N-Power Agro will be considered soon in a program coming up in the Ministry of Agric.

Thirdly he said five of the beneficiaries have been given an appointment at FUOYE.

Unpaid Npower Exited Beneficiaries to Submit Documents to NOA within 72hrs

Following a series of complaints by exited N-power beneficiaries who are yet to receive their stipends, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management has sent out SMS to the affected N-power beneficiaries to submit the following documents within 72 hours.

Therefore, if you are among unpaid N-power beneficiaries, kindly forward your:

  • Bank Statement from January 2020 to date
  • Your NYSC Discharge Certificate
  • Other Relevant Documents to the National Orientation Agency(NOA) in your State.
  • Please note that affected N-power beneficiaries are expected to submit these documents within 72 hours.
  • Kindly ignore the SMS if you have been paid.

Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development, She said: “As we renew our commitment to the service of humanity, I will like to seize this opportunity to once again state that we have successfully exited Batch A and B of the N-Power beneficiaries in June and July respectively and we are still working towards ensuring a transition plan that will further engage or absorb them into other programmes.

“We have also received over 5 million applications from proposed N-Power Batch C and we are currently in the process of selecting the qualified beneficiaries coming into the programme.

“I assure all the applicants and Nigerians that the selection process will be transparent.

“Furthermore, I wish to reiterate that I have given approval for the payment of stipends for the exited beneficiaries of batches A and B up to the month of June 2020 including that of the independent monitors.”

According to Farouq, “Also, the final payment of stipend for Batch B is almost ready for transmission to the office of the Accountant General of the Federation for final checks and payment.”

Minister Gives Update On When Npower Batch C Will Start

The Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq has given an update on the commencement of the Npower Batch C scheme. She gave the update in a series of tweets from her Twitter account on Tuesday, 27th October where she also recounted gains from the scheme.

 Minister Gives Update, Reveals When Npower Batch A And B Will Get Outstanding Stipends

Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has given an important update on the payment of outstanding stipends for exited Batch A and B beneficiaries of the Npower scheme. The Minister in a series of tweets via her Twitter account on Tuesday, 27th October explained that those with outstanding payments were affected by the platform migration from NIBSS to GIFMIS by the Office of Accountant General of the Federation in March 2020.

 Npower: FG Offer Way Out For Beneficiaries To Get Their Stipends

Beneficiaries under the N-Power Programme who were omitted from the payment of their stipends have been directed by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to report to their state focal persons for verification and revalidation. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, made this call on Tuesday

Npower Batch A and B Beneficiaries To Get Permanent FG Jobs

Npower Batch A and B Beneficiaries To Get Permanent FG Jobs, Minister reveals.

GoldenNewsNg reports that Farouq in a statement on Thursday in Abuja by her Special Assistant on Media, Mrs Nneka Anibeze, said exited Npower beneficiaries should exercise more patience and await the result of her efforts as discussions are ongoing to ensure that exited and eligible N-Power beneficiaries are absorbed into government programmes. Continue reading 

Npower: FG Offer Way Out For Beneficiaries To Get Their Stipends

Beneficiaries under the N-Power Programme who were omitted from the payment of their stipends have been directed by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to report to their state focal persons for verification and revalidation. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, made this call on Tuesday.

N-Power ‘Commences’ Payment Of July Stipend To Npower Beneficiaries

The social intervention scheme of the Federal Government, N-Power, has reportedly started payment of July stipend to Npower beneficiaries. GoldenNewsNg understands that the Federal Government commenced the payment of Npower July stipend to all the batch A and B Npower beneficiaries on Friday, a report filed by All News, quoted a graduate beneficiary of the scheme who uses UBA, Ademeso Temitope, to have confirmed the payment.

Fact-Check: Is N-POWER Shortlisted Candidates For Batch C 2020 Out or Scam ?

Is N-POWER Shortlisted Candidates For Batch C 2020 Out? Read through so you don’t fall a victim of phishing and online scam.

 

GoldenNewsNg gathered that On Saturday, 23rd October 2020, Ejesgist, a Nigerian online website which specializes in job listings claimed that N-POWER Shortlisted Candidates For Batch C 2020 is out.

CLAIM

The report reads, “The N-POWER program has been one of President Buhari’s administration most successful schemes targeted at alleviating poverty and unemployment amongst the Nigerian Youth.

The Program has successfully engaged about 500,000 Nigerian Youths in different aspects of the scheme.

The N-POWER program which disengaged the 500,000 youths of different batches in June and July 2020.

Before the disengagement of the batch A and B beneficiaries, the scheme had opened it’s portal for the registration of a new Batch C potential beneficiaries. But up till Continue reading 

70 Days After NPower 2020 Batch C Recruitment Application Closed, Youths Ask, What Next?

Exactly 70 Days After N-Power 2020 Batch C Recruitment Application Closed, Nigerian Youths are asking, What Next are we expecting?.

 

GoldenNewsNg  reports that Applicants of the N-Power Batch C 2020 Recruitment are anxious to know the next step of the on-boarding process of the new set of beneficiaries.

 

Recall that Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development of Nigeria, restated that her ministry received over 5 million applications in well over one month. Continue reading

Npower Update : Npower Batch A and B Beneficiaries To Get Permanent FG Jobs

 

Npower Batch A and B Beneficiaries To Get Permanent FG Jobs, Minister reveals.

GoldenNewsNg  reports that Farouq in a statement on Thursday in Abuja by her Special Assistant on Media, Mrs Nneka Anibeze, said exited Npower beneficiaries should exercise more patience and await the result of her efforts as discussions are ongoing to ensure that exited and eligible N-Power beneficiaries are absorbed into government programmes.

Following the Npower News Update Umar-Farouq has revealed that Npower Batch A and B Beneficiaries To Get Permanent FG Jobs. Continue reading 

Latest News on NPower Transition programme | Npower News (Batch A and B) 2020

 

Latest News on NPower Transition programme and Npower News for Batch A and B 2020. 

 

Are you batch A or B Npower beneficiary?

There is good news for you now as all Focal Persons of National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs) in all the states to submit an updated list and details of the exited NPower beneficiaries of batch A and B that are interested in participating in the transition plans of the ministry. Continue Reading 

Verification Notice for N-Power Beneficiaries Omitted From Payments

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has directed Batches A and B Beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme who were earlier omitted from Payment of their stipends to report to their various State Focal Persons for verification and re-validation.

The directive was given by Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq as efforts to resolve unpaid stipends withheld due to discrepancies in records of the beneficiaries are almost being concluded.

Investigations conducted by the Office of the AGF following the omission of some N-Power beneficiaries from payment of stipends indicated that some beneficiaries were also drawing salaries from other Federal Government MDAs

However, the minister has directed that opportunity be given to the affected beneficiaries to verify and re-validate their eligibility so that qualified beneficiaries can be paid for their participation in the N-Power Programme.

Beneficiaries are thereby directed to report to their State Focal Persons immediately with their bank account details including bank statements from March 2020 to date, NYSC Discharge Certificates, birth certificates and other related screening documents.

The deadline for verification is October 13, 2020. Beneficiaries who fail to attend the verification exercise will forfeit their stipends

 Npower: FG Offer Way Out For Beneficiaries To Get Their Stipends

Beneficiaries under the N-Power Programme who were omitted from the payment of their stipends have been directed by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to repaort to their state focal persons for verification and revalidation. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, made this call on Tuesday.

 After July Stipend Payment, Npower Beneficiaries Make Fresh Demand

NPower beneficiaries have made a fresh demand after receiving their last owned July stipend last week Friday.

GoldenNewsNg reports that given the July stipend settlement last week Friday, Npower Batch A and B have shifted their attention to the FG transition plans.

While the July stipend was their last payment from the scheme, many of them are hitherto discussing their future and proper integration into the society.

GoldenNewsNg recalls that the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development said it was still working on transition opportunities for the exited Batch A and B.

But as at the time of publishing this report, nothing concrete has been announced.

 FG Begins Payment Of Npower July Stipend To Beneficiaries

Federal Government has commenced the payment of Npower July Stipend to all the batch A and B Beneficiaries.

GoldenNewsNg gathered the payment of the Beneficiaries commenced last week Friday and still ongoing as at the time of filing this report.

Confirming the payment, Ademeso Temitope, a Batch B graduate beneficiary of the scheme who uses UBA, confirmed to our reporter that she had been paid since Friday morning.

Also, other beneficiaries, who all do not want to be named, confirmed that the July payment is being settled.

This online news medium learnt that the Beneficiaries being paid are roughly 300,000 graduate Batch B volunteers in the famed scheme.

The Federal Government pays them a monthly stipend of N30, 000 (approximately 79 US Dollars).

N-Health, N-Agro, N-Health and N-Tax were some of the components of the N-Power Programme.

Of all, N-Teach is the most popular, with Nigerian youths posted to government-owned schools.

 What ‘Npower Minister’ Said About Diverted N2.72b School Feeding Funds

‘Npower Minister’ has distanced self and Ministry from the alleged diversion N2.72b School Feeding Funds.

 

GoldenNewsNg reports that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development have dissociated itself from the alleged diversion of N2.72b meant for feeding school pupils during the coronavirus lockdown.

The ministry explained the Federal Government Colleges school feeding programme referred to by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) was different from the Home Grown School Feeding, which is one of the Social Investment Programmes of the ministry.

Latest Npower News In Nigeria Today.

 NPower Gives Further Update On Absorbing Transitioned NPower Beneficiaries

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management & Social Development has given more detailed updates on Absorbing Transitioned NPower Beneficiaries.

 

According to the update, NPower revealed that it has received 2000 names of exit volunteers who are willing to be transitioned to the other phase of the NPower programme.

GoldenNewsNg understands that the 2000 NPower volunteers are the first batch that will be used to test run the plans put in place, apparently, there will be massive transition after the “test-run” stage.

In an interview with Aliu, NPower Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq cautioned volunteers to be patients as Rome was not built in a day.

In her last talk-show during the Presidential Ministerial Performance Retreat Review, Sadiya hinted plans to transition NPower volunteers that will yield positive results.

 NSIP Disburses N13.3b To 15,246 NPower Beneficiaries (Full List)

National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has disbursed N13.3b To 15,246 NPower Beneficiaries.

GoldenNewsNg learnt from NSIP that a total number of 15,246 beneficiaries of both batches A and B beneficiaries of NPower in Kwara state were paid a sum of N13.3 billion before they exited the programme.

According to Kwara state Focal Person of National Social Investment Programme, Hajia Bashirah Abdulrazaq, she stated that Npower batch A beneficiaries of the programme were engaged for a period of 42 months and were paid a total sum of N7.4 billion.

Hajia AbdulRazaq further stated that Npower batch B beneficiaries spent about 24 months, saying they received a total sum of N5.7 billion.

 

In her word, “Non-graduates received the sum of N10,000 every month and were engaged for a period of 24 months with a total sum of over N24 million spent,”.

She also said that the Kwara state government had replicated the youth empowerment programme, codenamed K-Power, in order not to throw beneficiaries into the labour market after exiting the Social Intervention scheme like that.

Npower Shortlisted Applicants List Is Not Out, Beware Of Fraudsters – FG

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has debunked websites saying Npower Shortlisted Applicants List Is Out as fake.

GoldenNewsNg reports that Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has called on its 2020 Batch C applicants to be vigilant about fake website circulating online asking applicants to input their email and phone numbers.

The Ministry while calling on well-meaning Nigerians to help alert their neighbourhood shared a screenshot from the purported fake website.

“Please disregard, kindly share and help us in checking these fraudulent messages”

 FG Speaks On Npower Batch C Selection Process, Reveals What Will Happen To Batch A & B

President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government has spoken on Npower Batch C Selection Process, Reveals What Will Happen To Batch A & B.

GoldenNewsNg reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq, Thursday, assured Nigerians that the selection process in the NPower Batch C will be transparent and there are plans to absorb the exited Npower beneficiaries into a new scheme.

The Minister gave the assurance at an interactive forum with state focal persons of the National Social Investment Programmes, yesterday in Abuja where she also said that the Federal Government have successfully exited batch A and B from the scheme.

 FG Approves Payment Of Outstanding Npower Beneficiaries Stipends, Gives Batch C Update

President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government has approved the further payment of Npower Beneficiaries Stipends.

GoldenNewsNg reports that the Npower Beneficiaries Stipends payment approval notice was made known to newsmen via a tweet by the Scheme Minister.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq has taken to her official Twitter page to disclosing the development.

The Minister also revealed that the review of Npower Batch C 2020 Applicants is still ongoing and promises to release the list in due course.

 FG Speaks On Absorbing NPower Beneficiaries Into Govt Programmes

Federal Government of Nigeria under the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development have spoken on absorbing Npower beneficiaries.

GoldenNewsNg reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, has disclosed that discussions are ongoing to ensure that exited and eligible N-Power beneficiaries are absorbed into government programmes.

According to a statement on Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital by Sadiya’s Special Assistant on Media, Mrs Nneka Anibeze, the Minister said exited beneficiaries should exercise more patience and await the result of her efforts.

 NPower: Minister Gives Important Update To Over 5M Npower Batch C 2020 Applicants

Nigerian Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development Scheme have given an important update to Npower Batch C 2020 Applicants.

GoldenNewsNg reports that Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, on Friday gave an update on the NPower C recruitment progress.

 

Unpaid NPower Stipends: Minister Tells Beneficiaries What To Do And Get Paid

Npower Minister has tipped Beneficiaries on what to do over Unpaid NPower Stipends.

 

GoldenNewsNg  reports that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has directed Batches A and B Beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme who were earlier omitted from payment of their stipends to report to their various State Focal Persons for verification and re-validation.

In a statement released on Tuesday by Nneka Ikem Anibeze, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Farouq, the directive is part of “efforts to resolve unpaid stipends withheld due to discrepancies in records of the beneficiaries”.

“Investigations conducted by the Office of the AGF following the omission of some N-Power beneficiaries from payment of stipends indicated that some beneficiaries were also drawing salaries from other Federal Government MDAs.

“However, the minister has directed that opportunity be given to the affected beneficiaries to verify and re-validate their eligibility so that qualified beneficiaries can be paid for their participation in the N-Power Programme.

After July Stipend Payment, Npower Beneficiaries Make Fresh Demand

NPower beneficiaries have made a fresh demand after receiving their last owned July stipend last week Friday.

 

GoldenNewsNg  reports that given the July stipend settlement last week Friday, Npower Batch A and B have shifted their attention to the FG transition plans.

While the July stipend was their last payment from the scheme, many of them are hitherto discussing their future and proper integration into the society.

GoldenNewsNg  recalls that the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development said it was still working on transition opportunities for the exited Batch A and B.

But as at the time of publishing this report, nothing concrete has been announced.

 

That is the Npower News Today, check back tomorrow for more Latest Npower News In Nigeria Today, Monday, 16th November 2020 on GoldenNewsNg .

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