Npower News Tuesday 4th August

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  1. Unpaid Stipends: Npower Beneficiaries Brutally Attack Minister Over Sallah Message

Npower Beneficiaries has turned Minister’s Twitter Page into a battlefield over Unpaid Npower Stipends after she took to issue a congratulatory message on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-El-Kabir celebration.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development on Friday, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq on Friday came under attack after she took to her social media page to issue a congratulatory message on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-El-Kabir celebration.

2. Transitioned Npower Beneficiaries Storm Aso Rock, Table Fresh Demands Before Buhari

Transitioned Npower beneficiaries on Wednesday held a ‘Thank You Rally’ to Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Villa over the success of the N-Power scheme and other Social Intervention Programmes introduced by the President Mohammadu Buhari Administration.

The ‘Thank You Rally’ to Aso Rock was led by the Concerned Citizens/ N-Power Forum with participants drawn across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that Transitioned Npower beneficiaries expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, for the numerous interventions “targeted at the vulnerable and less privileged groupings in the country”.

3. FG Speaks On NPower Batch C Registration Closing Date, Makes Two Weeks Extension

FG Speaks on NPower Batch C Registration Closing Date, extends online application by two weeks.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the federal government has extended NPower online application process, which began on Friday, June 26, 2020, by two weeks and was to have ended Sunday, July 26, 2020, by two more weeks.

4. FG Replies Protesting Npower Beneficiaries

FG Replies Protesting Npower Beneficiaries, Speaks On N600,000 Grant And Permanent Employment request made by the group yesterday while protesting in Abuja.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the  Federal Government of Nigeria has responded to the demands of some protesting N-Power beneficiaries who want exiting Batch A and B beneficiaries to be employed by the government.

The protesting beneficiaries had also on Thursday, 23rd July, demanded that the government pay each of them N600,000 grant if it couldn’t employ them permanently.

NewsOnline Nigeria recalls the protesters marched on the Nation’s capital city, Abuja from the National Assembly to the Federal Secretariat Complex, carrying banners with several inscriptions such as “Npower volunteers are available to close the gap of unemployment rates in education, health and agricultural sectors in the country.”

The Batch A beneficiaries have already been exited from the scheme, while Batch B beneficiaries will exit at the end of July, meaning about 500,000 Nigerians will be exited from the N-Power scheme.

Reacting to the latest demands by the exiting beneficiaries, the federal government, in a statement on Friday by the Director (Press) in the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Mrs Rhoda Iliya noted that government can’t afford the N300 billion grant been demanded by the beneficiaries.

She noted that the demands were contrary to the initial agreements between the government and the beneficiaries, adding that they were fully aware of the conditions before taking up an offer from the government.

The statement noted that: “On Thursday 23rd of July 2020, a rally at the National Assembly which later proceeded to the Federal Secretariat Complex.

 

5. Angry Npower Beneficiaries Protest In Abuja (Photos)

Angry Npower beneficiaries protested in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Thursday over the non-payment of their stipends by the NPower Management.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the aggrieved beneficiaries of the Federal government empowerment programme (N-Power) protested over their disengagement from the programme and unsettled stipends.

The aggrieved Npower beneficiaries who carried banners with several inscriptions such as “Npower volunteers are available to close the gap of unemployment rates in education, health and agricultural sectors in the country”, also demanded that the Federal government should absorb them into the civil service.

6. FG Reveal Why 14,020 NPower Beneficiaries Have Not Been Paid

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, in a statement, said it did not pay 14,020 NPower Enrollees in the concluded batches of NPower programme because the affected beneficiaries’ account details were found to be already existing in other ministries, departments, and agencies. The government which noted that the actions of the enrollees were against the established rule of the N-Power programme, regretted that the development affected some genuine and eligible beneficiaries.

7. NPower Speaks On Retaining Batch B Npower Beneficiaries

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the  Federal Government social intervention scheme, NPower, has debunked the news of retaining Batch B Npower beneficiaries.

The development is coming after the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development had announced the transitioning of Independent Monitors recruited to monitor Batch A and B of the N-Power programme as well as other National Social Investment Programmes.

8. Npower Finally Speaks On Closing Registration Portal For Batch C Recruitment

The Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power, in a Microblogging platform yesterday said that registration for Npower Batch C recruitment is still on.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the update given 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, hours after some applicants had already registered for the scheme as against the directive of the social intervention scheme.

9. Npower Gives Transition Update To Batch A and B Beneficiaries

Npower Batch A and B Npower beneficiaries have been assured of a successful transition following yesterday’s FEC meeting.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, said she and her team were working to ensure a successful transition for the Npower beneficiaries.

10. See N-Power Fresh Update on Npower Recruitment 2020

N-Power Management has given fresh updates on Npower recruitment 2020 for Batch C intakes.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the update given 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, hours after some applicants had already registered for the scheme as against the directive of the social intervention scheme on microblogging site, Twitter.

11. Download Complete NPower Past Questions PDF

The complete copy of NPower Past Questions PDF and Answers for batch C 2020 recruitment has been obtained by NewsOnline Nigeria.

12. Disregard Assessment Schedule, NPower tells Applicants

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the NPower Assessment Schedule spreading like a wildfire on various social media sites is fake.

NPower has advised batch C 2020 applicants circulating on various social media websites. News broke on Monday over the alleged NPower assessment schedule and dates.

13. NPower Batch C will jump-start the economy post-COVID19 – Minister

The Honourable Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq on Monday disclosed that NPower Batch C will jump-start the economy post-COVID19.

 

14. Federal Government Breaks Silence On Hacking of Npower Portal

The Federal Government has finally broken silence on the purported hacking of the Npower portal. NewsOne Nigeria reports that the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed rumors in the media that the Npower portal had been hacked and applicants’ details were compromised.

Latest Npower news Tuesday 4th August

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