FG Launches Npower Batch C Programme, Set take One Million Nigerians –See What you Should Know


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On Thursday, March 11th, 2021, Nigeria’s federal launched the Npower batch C programme.

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The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development (FMHDSD), which manages the federal ’s social intervention scheme, announced this in a Twitter statement.

After batches A and B have exited the scheme, batch C beneficiaries will be the next to come online.

“The @FMHDSD is today launching the N-Power Batch C,” reads a statement on the development. Since its inception in 2016, the N-Power programme has provided young Nigerians with employment opportunities under Batch A and B, with approximately 500,000 beneficiaries.”

“In addressing the numerous challenges precipitated by extreme poverty in Nigeria, the FG has come up with an innovative approach to document all poor and vulnerable Nigerians in a comprehensive National Social Register,” said Minister Hajiya Sadiya Farouq.

“In light of these life-changing experiences, President Muhammadu Buhari graciously approved the expansion of the N-Power Programme to allow for the onboarding of one million young Nigerians.”


Power scheme is a two-year social intervention scheme launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 for graduate and non-graduate Nigerians aged 18 to 35.

Beneficiaries receive a monthly stipend of N30,000 and devices for the duration of their stay in the scheme in exchange for services such as teaching, agricultural extension, and health.

The Minister declared the launch of Npower Batch C on Thursday as a new milestone in the process of recruiting and onboarding the Npower program’s batch C.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to the programme and the welfare of Nigerian youths was also lauded by her.

“Today, we have reached another milestone in the process of recruiting and onboarding Batch C N-Power beneficiaries, which started with 500,000 beneficiaries,” she said.

“This is an outstanding achievement that demonstrates Mr. President’s commitment to addressing poverty and unemployment among young Nigerian graduates and non-graduates.”

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