The beneficiaries of the N-Power batch C programme will henceforth receive their monthly stipend from the independent monitors appointed by the Federal Government. Unlike batch A and B of the youth investment programme, where beneficiaries received N30,000 monthly stipends in their bank accounts from the FG, the new batch C will not enjoy that benefit.
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After news filtered in today that the Senate has approved a loan of N2.3 trillion to fund the 2021 budget deficit of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, there was excitement among the 2016 and 2017 exited N-Power beneficiaries. Their excitement was hinged on the hope that part of the loan had been set aside for them.
The federal ministry of humanitarian affairs and disaster management said 21,000 emails of batched A and B have been updated on the NEXIT portal.
Nneka Ikem, media aide to the minister of humanitarian affairs disclosed this Sunday, January 31, 2021, while giving an update on the efforts of the ministry to making sure that former N-Power beneficiaries enrol on the NEXIT portal.
The social media handles of N-Power bounced back Monday, January 4, 2021, after four months of social inactivity across all platform.
Until the youth empowerment programme was moved to the ministry of humanitarian affairs, the social media handles of N-Power was the most active social media platforms managed by government officials in the country.
“Are you among the 14,200 N-Power beneficiaries awaiting their backlog of stipends? Rejoice for the inquiry is over now”
That was the message of the Nneka Nkem, Special Assistant, Media & Publicity to the Hon Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development a few hours ago on Twitter.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq said a total of 126,937 former N-Power beneficiaries have successfully submitted their records for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) empowerment options.