N-Power Programme

Npower job application portal (portal.npower.gov.ng) reopens June 13 for second phase

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that N-Power job application portal would re-open to accept new applications on June 13, 2017, NpowerNG Solutions said.

Osinbajo spoke at Presidential Villa on May 29, 2017 at an event to commemorate Democracy Day and two years in office the present All Progressive Congress (APC) led government pioneered by President Muhammadu Buhari.

SIP is under the office of the Vice President. Other programmes housed by SIP include HGSFP, CCT, GEEP.

Earlier, Nigerian main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lauded the efforts of APC on the programme.

Senate Minority leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, spoke on behalf of PDP caucus in the upper legislative chamber.

It’s expected that the second phase will take between 300,000-350,000 unemployed Nigerian youths, who are not above 35 years of age.
The first phase of N-Power took 200,000 applicants in 2016, making the programme the first of its kind in the history of youth employment in Nigeria and Africa.

Iosinbajot’d be recalled that Labour and Employment Minister Dr. Chris Ngige on May 19 said that the npower portal would reopen today May 29, celebrated as Democracy Day.

As early as May 29, prospective applicants “besieged” the portal at npower.gov.ng to submit applications, unfortunately several trials on the portal ,which is the official job application dedicated for Nigerians to apply, were unsuccessful.

At the time of putting this together, the portal is ranked 18, 928 among millions of domains in Nigeria, that’s according to Alexa rank.
June 13,2017 will be on Tuesday.

What about Npower second batch?

Acting President Osinbajo was silent about the second batch, he’s more particular about opening doors of npower to get more people on board.

 

Source: NpowerNG solutions

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