There are several reasons you may want to correct your N-power name. Some of them include error in your names, faulty arrangement of your names among others.
Whatever your reason is, here is a 2-in-1 guide on how how to update your N-power profile regarding change of name, and how to correct your date of birth.
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You can edit or correct your N-power name through two major means:
- By sending complaint email to N-power support teamas a message
- By sending your complaint within your NPVN dashboard
Using N-power support email to Correct Your N-power Name
One of the reasons why some of the N-power 2016 beneficiaries experienced delay in their monthly stipend was when it’s detected that the name in their N-power profile ddin’t correspond with the ones in their bank.
Married women experienced this most, and those who gave their registration details to cafe attendant, where errors were made.
If you fall in any of the category above, here Is how to edit your N-power profile withing the NPVn dashboard so that you don’t begin to experience delay in your monthly stipend.
Go to your bank to be sure your name is correctly spelt.
If your case is marital, then go to your bank with an evidence of change of name like marriage certifcate, an application letter to effect change of name in your bank acount details, and your ID card that bears the name you want to change to.
That shouldn’t take more than a day. Just for your account officer to see the proofs and effect the necessary change.
Check and cross check to make sure the exact name in your npvn profile tallies with your bank account details.
Lastly, scan the evidence of the change of name, type the NOW corrected bank account details, the program you applied for, phone number, email address, subject of your complaint: CHANGE OF NAME
Send to email@example.com if you’re 2016 batch of the programme.
If you’re N-power 2017 batch send your details to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Login to your NPVN dashboard to Correct Your N-power Name
The second option is to login to your N-power Volunteer Network (NPVN dashboard)
This guide is for you to correct your N–power name if the name in your NPVN Portal isn’t what you entered during registration process in 2017.
Why do you need to correct your N-power name?
You need to correct your N-power name if your you’re is Adekoya Igbeti Aleike, but on login in you found Akodeya Igbeti Alake, then you’re likely to encounter problems when it’s time to start receiving your monthly salary.
Here is a guide on how to apply for N-power name correction. It’s also imperative to note that you can not edit your N-power name, you can only send your correct name to the N-power team within the NPVN portal.
How your name would be corrected
When you send the correct names to those behind the N-power scene in Abuja, keep checking your NPVN portal, and don’t bother to send the same complaint repeatedly. They will work on it.
Your N-power name is one of the most important details required of you within your NPVN profile, N-power team pay close scrutiny to your names, your Bank Verification Name (BVN).
In a situation whereby your BVN doesn’t corresponds with your name, you should be a bit worried.
Though N-power 2017 registration was unique in the area of preregistration and post registration.
It’d be recalled that BVNs were used for screening during registration and during the online test.
Those whose names were found to have conflict with their BVN were not shortlisted for the N-power online test in 2017.
That has really reduced the burden of having to deal with the issue of changing of names, going to your bank to make correction as we had in the 2016 batch.
Issue of wrong names in 2016 first batch
That problem really was peculiar to the 2016 first batch, some of them are still disturbed over non-payment of stipends.
That has been avoided already in 2017 second batch list, but some beneficiaries told infobase.com.ng that they saw misspelt names or wrong names in their NPVN Portal while trying to upload their ID and photos.
We’ll solve the problem right here:
How to correct your N-power Name in NPVN portal
In one of our previous posts, infobase.com.ng told you that your NPVN Portal contains everything you want to do as the portal has been upgraded by the team so as to accommodate more beneficiaries: 200,000 in 2016; 300,000 in 2017 plus N-Build and others.
If your issue has to do with wrong bank account details in your NPVN portal, we’re sure this guide on HOW TO CORRECT N-POWER BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS will be a great path to follow.
Follow the guide below to correct your name which has been mispelt or wrong:
As usual, login to your NPVN dashboard using your phone number and your password
Click the option by your left hand side if you’re using a Samsung Pad, Techno Droid, iPhone, or any other Android devices.
The entire options will be displayed for you if you’re using laptop or desktop computer. For the purpose of this guide, we are using Tablet device.
From the drop down you’ll see I) announcement, ii) Help and Suppor, and click Help&Support
It’ll upload “Report an Issue” click on it.
Click on complain type, from the drop down menu you’ll see options like: payment, profile, verification, deployment, redeployment, device selection, and resignation. Select “PROFILE”
Choose the appropriate title. Let your title be captivating for it to elicit click from N-power support team.
Sample of some title you can use for correction of name:
A) Error in name
B) Mispelt name
C) Correct my name, please.
D) Adekoya NOT Akodeya
In the message box, clearly state your name again, and point out the error for any of the Npower support team members to effect the correction.
Then hit SUBMIT.
N-power has the final decision on this issue. If N-power at its discretion thinks your monthly stipend won’t be affected, it may leave it the way it is since it had initially verified your BVN.
What other issues are you having? Share with us right we’d be glad to help you.