N-Power’s failed objective on employment

November 22, 2023 Ijanada David Satumari 0

In an effort to combat high youth unemployment rates and provide a lifeline for millions of young Nigerians, the N-Power scheme was launched in 2016 as part of a broader social investment programme. The scheme promised to empower graduates and non-graduates by offering them temporary employment and skills training. However, over the years, it has become clear that the N-Power Read More

N-Power, motion without movement?

October 20, 2023 Femi Oluwasanmi 0

At inception, N-Power scheme stood out as one of the best policies of the President Mohammadu Buhari administration to address the hydra-headed poverty in Nigeria because of its promise to ensure that none of its volunteers (participants) return to the street empty handed. Unfortunately, this seems to have turned to “a motion without movement” given the sudden suspension of the Read More

Rescind decision on N-Power suspension

October 13, 2023 Yusuf Saidu Tara 0

The N-Power, one of the federal government’s social intervention programmes, was launched in 2016 by the immediate past President Muhammadu Buhari. The programme aims at reducing unemployment and alleviating poverty among Nigerian youths. It provides young graduates with the opportunity to acquire skills and experience through various job placements and vocational trainings. Recall that, there was sigh of relief and Read More

N-Power C2: Wil Edu pay 8-month backlog?

September 8, 2023 Yusuf Saidu Tara, 0

Recall that, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development now known as the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation with a new Minister Dr. Betta Chimaobim Edu resumed office at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Abuja a few days ago and raised hope for 136 million poor Nigerians. She recently announced that the Nigerian government will be Read More

Appraising N-Power for youth empowerment, poverty alleviation

March 29, 2023 Admin III 0

When the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHADMSD) was created by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, he charged the pioneer minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, to rescue Nigerians from poverty. Earlier in 2016, the Buhari administration created the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) which was overseen by the Office of the vice-president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo until Read More

Npower employment: FG announces payment of outstanding stipends to beneficiaries

February 20, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Government is to commence backlog of stipends to batch C2 N-power beneficiaries. The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs in a statement signed by it’s minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq on Monday apologised to the beneficiaries for the inconveniences, saying none of them will be owed any month. According to the statement, “Regarding the payment of your stipends for the months Read More

Alleged diversion of N-Power millions: ICPC releases popular singer D’banj

December 9, 2022 Admin III 0

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has released singer D’banj after almost 72 hours in custody. The Koko master was released Friday with the condition that he might be summoned at a later time by the Commission. The singer’s lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, explained D’banj cooperated with the Commission during its investigations. Olajengbesi stated the pop star was released on self-recognition, Read More

N-Power fraud: Popular Nigerian musician D’banj arrested

December 7, 2022 Admin III 0

Singer Oladapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj has been arrested and detained by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Koko master was arrested and detained on Tuesday in Abuja, he is being accused of fraudulently diverting hundreds of naira earmarked by the Nigerian government for N-Power project, an empowerment programme set up by the Nigerian government Read More