June 18, 2017

How To Apply For N-Power (Rесruіtmеnt & Rеgіstrаtіоn 2017)

The N-Power Programme is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria designed for Nigerians between 18 and 35 to drastically reduce youth unemployment in the country, it is a paid volunteering programme of a 2-year duration. The graduates will undertake their primary tasks in identified public services within their proximate communities. 

The focus of N-Power recruitment is to provide our young graduates and non-graduates with the skills, tools and livelihood to enable them advance from unemployment to employment, entrepreneurship and innovation.

It would be recalled that the Federal Government announced recently that the application will commence on Wednesday 14th June 2017. Well, the good-news is that the Npower registration has commenced officially online.

All N-Power Volunteers are entitled to computing devices that will contain information necessary for their specific engagement, as well as information for their continuous training and development. In 2016, the Federal Government engaged 200,000 N-Power Volunteers. In 2017, the Federal Government is enlisting 300,000 more. T

N-Power volunteers will provide teaching, instructional, and advisory solutions in 4 key areas:
  1.     N-Power Agro
  2.     N-Power Health
  3.     N-Power Teach
  4.     N-Power Vaids
  •  N-Power Agro Programme
N-Power Agro Volunteers will provide advisory services to farmers across the country. They will disseminate the knowledge that has been aggregated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the area of extension services. They will also gather data of Nigeria’s agriculture assets

Selection Preference:
Bachelor’s degree, HND or OND in Nutrition, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Science, Crop Science, Food Science & Technology, and other agro related disciplines.
Duration:   2 Years 
Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment.
  • N-Power Health Programme
N-Power Health Volunteers will help improve and promote preventive healthcare in their communities to vulnerable members of the society including pregnant women and children and to families and individuals.

Selection Preference:
Preference will be given to holders of Bachelor’s degree, HND, OND, in health sciences such as Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Botany, Midwifery, Psychology or other allied disciplines in the sciences.

Duration:   2 Years
Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment
  • N-Power Teach Programme
N-Power Teach Volunteers will help improve basic education delivery in Nigeria. N-Power Teach Volunteers will be deployed as teacher assistants in primary schools around Nigeria. They will not replace the current teachers, but will work as support teachers across Nigeria, assisting with teaching, school management and other functions within the schools. Where possible, they will also assist in taking basic education to children in marginalized communities.

Do you have any skills related to computer programming, computer graphics design, computer generated images, animation, server administration, database management, networking, etc? Then, N-Power needs you.

Selection Preference:
All post-tertiary graduates from all disciplines inclusive of OND and NCE qualifications.

Duration:     2 Years
Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment
  • N-Power VAIDS Programme
The Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) seeks to encourage non-compliant and partially compliant taxpayers to voluntarily declare their correct income and assets and pay the appropriate tax due to the government. A minimum of 3,700 N-Power VAIDS volunteers will be selected to assist in attaining the objectives of VAIDS, working with the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Joint Tax Board.

The N-Power VAIDS volunteers will function as community tax liaison officers and will have the following key responsibilities which will include tax promotion, document review, record keeping, answering online inquiries, customer management, report writing, amongst others.

Selection Preference:
    Unemployed graduates or non graduates
    Currently Unemployed
    Must be a graduate (Bachelors or Higher National Diploma)
    Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service

Knowledge and Experience:
    Good knowledge of Microsoft office tools
    Good written and spoken English
    Good phone etiquette
    Excellent Analytical and Diagnostic aptitude
    Desirable: knowledge of tax laws and administration in Nigeria

Duration:    9 Months

General Requirements:
Applicants must be between 18 - 35 years of age during registration and must have a valid proof of age (e.g. Birth Certificate, affidavit of age declaration, valid photo ID, etc.)  Applicants must be resident in Nigeria and must have a good knowledge of their location in Nigeria.

Applicants must posses at either a Bachelor’s degree, OND, HND or NCE certificate with a statement of result or transcript. Applicants must have completed their service year if applicable.

You can  apply for N-Power 2017 at http://portal.npower.gov.ng/

                                                       Application Closes: 13th July, 2017.

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