Npower news for Wednesday, 16th September 2020 has been compiled by Onyxnews Nigeria.

Below is the Npower news for Wednesday, 16th September 2020…

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1. FG to test run 2000 Npower volunteers to study outcome

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management & Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq said they received 2000 names of N-Power exited volunteers that are willing to be transitioned to the other phase of the scheme. OnyxNews Nigeria gathered that the 2000 N-Power volunteers are the first batch that will be used to test run the plans put in place, apparently, there will be huge transition after the “test-run” stage.

2. NSIP pay out N13.3b to some NPower beneficiaries, see full list

National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has given about N13.3b to 15,246 NPower beneficiaries. OnyxNews Nigeria learnt from NSIP that a total number of 15,246 beneficiaries of both batches A and B Npower beneficiaries in Kwara state were paid a sum of N13.3 billion before they exited the programme.

3. Buhari government speaks on selection process of Npower Batch C, reveals more

Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken on selection process of Npower Batch C, and disclosed what will happen to Batch A & B. OnyxNews Nigeria reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq, Thursday, assured Nigerians that the NPower Batch C selection process will be transparent and there are plans to absorb the exited Npower beneficiaries into a new scheme.

4. List of Npower shortlisted applicants is not out, beware of fraudsters – FG says

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has dismissed websites saying Npower shortlisted applicants list is out as fake information. OnyxNews Nigeria reports that Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has called on its 2020 Batch C applicants to be vigilant about fake website circulating on the internet asking applicants to enter their phone numbers and email.

5. Buhari Govt approves Npower beneficiaries outstanding payment of stipends, issues update to Batch C

The Federal government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the further payment of stipends for Npower Beneficiaries.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq has taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to disclose 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

6. Nigerian Govt takes decision on absorbing Npower beneficiaries

The Nigerian Government has taken a decision on absorbing Npower beneficiaries. OnyxNews Nigeria reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, has revealed that discussions are ongoing to ensure that exited and eligible N-Power beneficiaries are absorbed into government programmes.

7. Npower volunteers fix date for massive protest against Buhari’s govt

Npower Volunteers has revealed a date for NPower Mega Protest in Abuja against leadership of Npower and President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. OnyxNews Nigeria reports that the transitioned NPower Beneficiaries of 2019 batch A and B have slated Wednesday 26th August 2020 for mega protest.

8. Npower begins June stipend payment to beneficiaries (Photos)

Npower has began the payment of June stipend to Npower beneficiaries. OnyxNews Nigeria reports that after over two months of unabated protest by batches A and B beneficiaries, Npower on 19th August 2020, commenced payment of June stipend.

9. What Npower Batch C applicants should expect – Minister finally reveals

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has finally revealed what Npower batch C applicants should expect.

June and July stipend payment update for Npower Beneficiaries has been disclosed.

OnyxNews Nigeria reports that Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has finally revealed when Npower beneficiaries will receive their unpaid stipends

Npower head, Sadiya Umar Farouq has made four important updates for the week in summary.

OnyxNews Nigeria reports that the Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development in Nigeria, Sadiya Umar Farouq has given a summary of her activities in the last week.

12. Not less than 5 million candidates applied for Npower Batch C registration- Sadiya Farouq says

Not less than five (5) million candidates applied for the NPower batch C registration, Hajiya Sadiya has said.

OnyxNews Nigeria reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq on Tuesday disclosed that not less than five million candidates have applied for NPower Batch C Enrollment.

13. WASSCE 2020: Government appeals to Npower teachers to resume work

Osun State Government has appealed to transitioned Npower teachers to resume duties.

Osun State Government has appealed to transitioned NPower teachers to resume and help prepare students for their forthcoming West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

14. Unpaid Stipends: Npower beneficiaries brutally attack Minister after Eid-el-Kabir message

Npower Beneficiaries has attacked Minister Farouq on her Twitter Page over unpaid Npower stipends after she took to issue a congratulatory message on the Sallah celebration.

Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq on Friday was under attack after she issued a prayerful message to people on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-El-Kabir celebration.

15 Transitioned Npower beneficiaries hit Aso Rock, make new demands

Transitioned Npower beneficiaries on Wednesday made new demand while on a ‘Thank You Rally’ to Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Villa.

The transitioned Npower beneficiaries appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for the success of the N-Power scheme and other Social Intervention Programmes introduced by his administration.

16. FG sets date to close Npower Batch C registration

Closing date for Npower Batch C registration has been set by the Federal Government. Onyxnews Nigeria reports that before now, the online Npower application process, which began on Friday, June 26, 2020, was to have ended Sunday, July 26, 2020.

However, the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari extended the application by two weeks.

17. Npower update: Angry Npower beneficiaries protest in Abuja

Angry Npower beneficiaries protested in Abuja, on Thursday. Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the sad beneficiaries of the Federal government empowerment programme (N-Power) protested over their disengagement from the programme and unsettled stipends.

18. Why Npower beneficiaries have not been paid- FG reveals

The Federal Government has revealed why Npower beneficiaries have not been paid. The Federal Government has revealed why over 14000 Npower beneficiaries are yet to receive stipends. Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the ministry of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development said some of of the Npower beneficiaries were not paid their stipends because the payment platform already recognised their accounts

19. Npower: Senate steps in as Npower beneficiaries protest

The senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan has intervened on behalf of Federal government a peaceful protest staged by Npower benefiiaries. Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the Npower beneficiaries set a peaceful protest over the news of disengagement by the Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farooq in charge of Npower without “enhancement scheme” as earlier promised.

20. Npower clears air on closing registration for Batch C

The Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power, says registration for Npower Batch C recruitment is still on.

Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the update issued by the Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power, is coming after Npower portal for 2020 Batch C intakes opened at exactly 11: 45 pm on Friday, 26th June 2020, few hours after some applicants had already registered for the scheme as against the social intervention scheme’s directive.

21. N-Power opens up on retaining Batch B beneficiaries

N-Power has cleared the air on retaining Batch B Npower Beneficiaries. Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power, has debunked the news of retaining Batch B Npower beneficiaries.

22. Npower: Ebonyi State government targets about 500,000 people to be captured in the state

Ebonyi State Commissioner for Human Capital Development and Monitoring and Focal Person, Social Investment Programmes, Mrs Ann Aligwe has confirmed that the state is targeting about 500,000 people in the ongoing Npower registration.

23. Npower gives transition update to Batch A and B beneficiaries

Npower Batch A and B Npower beneficiaries have been assured of a successful transition. Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq said she and her team were working to ensure a successful transition for the Npower beneficiaries.

When giving the update the Minister wrote on Twitter: “My team and I continue to interface with stakeholders to ensure a successful transition for the @npower_ng. It has been 16 days since the portal opened and we have received 4.48 million applications to date.”

24. N-Power gives update on Npower recruitment 2020 for Batch C

N-Power has given an update on Npower recruitment 2020 for Batch C. Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the update given by the Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power, comes after Npower portal for 2020 Batch C opened at exactly 11:45 pm on Friday, 26th June 2020, few hours after some applicants had already registered for the programme as against the order of the social intervention scheme.

25. N-power issues update on Npower assessment schedule

N-Power has given an update on the reported Npower Assessment Schedule.
Onyxnews Nigeria had reported that N-Power has denied the purported Npower Assessment Schedule spreading on different social media platforms, saying the information is fake.

26. Happy mood as Batch A beneficiaries to get June stipends

Onyxnews Nigeria had reported that Batch A beneficiaries of the Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power have been given a reason to be happy. Even with their recent exit from the scheme, Npower has promised to pay their salaries.

This is as a result of the scheme administration confirming that the affected beneficiaries will get their June stipends.

27. N-Power goes emotional over transitioning Batch A and B volunteers alleged anxiety

NPower has gone emotional over reported anxiety batch A and B Volunteers would experience after their transition.

A Twitter user has queried NPower and requested that Federal Government should absorb the outgoing Batch A and B Volunteers.

Npower it is not fair to disengage or send 500,000 youths back to the street. Where do u want them to start from? If Nigeria govt can’t employ her youths, which country do u think will welcome them? If FG can’t absorb Npower into d system, that means d aim of d program has not b met,” the user complained in the tweet.

28. Federal Government gives update on Npower recruitment 2020

The Federal Government has given an update on Npower recruitment 2020. Onyxnews Nigeria has reported that the Federal Government had said over three million applications have been received so far from candidates seeking enrollment in the N-Power Batch C 2020 recruitment Programme.

29. Npower past questions and answers for Batch C recruitment 2020

Npower past questions and answers for batch C recruitment 2020 has emerged. Onyxnews Nigeria had reported earlier that the Npower recruitment portal for the federal government social intervention scheme is open for the recruitment of June 2020 Batch C.

30. Group writes Buhari, Minister to increase number of enrollees

The People’s Parliament, a pro-democracy group has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minster of Humanitatian Affairs, Social Development and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar-Farouk to increase the Batch C, N-Power enrollment from 500,000 to 2M to take more unemployed Nigerians.

31. Npower issues another serious warning to applicants

Npower registration has taken a new turn with the Federal Government social intervention scheme stated that Npower applicants may be disqualified.

The scheme pointed out that two applicants cannot use the same email address for registration, saying that its one email address per applicant. The scheme warned that applicants should not use multiple email addresses to register, stressing that it is an automatic disqualification.

32. Federal Government opens up on hacking of Npower portal

The Federal Government has finally broken silence on the reported hacking of Npower portal.

Onyxnews Nigeria had reported that Federal Government of Nigeria has debunked rumours in the media that the Npower portal had been hacked and details of applicants’ were compromised.

33. Npower sends serious warning to applicants over Npower recruitment

Npower has sent a serious warning to applicants over the ongoing Npower recruitment.

Onyxnews Nigeria reports that Npower has sent a warning message to all intending applicants urging them to avoid any form of payment while registering for the programme recruitment.

34. Npower program duration changed, checkout new Npower update

Npower program duration has changed, Onyxnews Nigeria had reported that Npower Program duration has been changed from two (2) years service period to twelve (12) months and six (6) months.

35. Npower advises applicants on Npower registration

Npower has advised applicants on Npower registration 2020. The Federal Government empowerment scheme, Npower, has restated that only unemployed Nigerians should apply on the portal.

36. 5 Simple steps to register for Npower Batch C recruitment

5 simple steps to register for Npower Batch C recruitment. This reliable online news platform had reported earlier that the Npower recruitment portal for the federal government social intervention scheme is open for the recruitment of June 2020 Batch C.

37. Npower portal officially opens for registration, apply for Npower recruitment

Npower Portal has officially opened for Npower registration. The Npower recruitment portal for the federal government social intervention scheme is open for the recruitment of June 2020 Batch C.

That is the Npower news for today, check back tomorrow for more Npower news.

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