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N-Power: Applicants Commend Sincerity of the Buhari Administration

N-Power Nigeria
Youths around the country have saluted the passion that President Muhammadu Buhari has administration for the N- Power programme.

The programme which is targeted at youth empowerment and job creation has re-opened its portal for registration of 2020 applicants on the Federal Governments directive.

The programme is one of the Social Investment Programmes of the Federal Government targeted at ending poverty in the country.
It is a job creation and skills empowerment programme of the Federal Government  Which is designed to help young Nigerians acquire and develop life-long skills to  become practical solution providers in their communities, and enable them  become innovative players in domestic and global markets.

The  programme is for young Nigerians between 18 and 35 who are holders of  school certificate with relevant entrepreneurial skills, while ND, NCE, HND and Degree holders are also eligible to apply.

After reopening of the N-Power portal by the Federal Government, youths in their numbers have been visiting several computer centres across the nation to get registered so that they can participate in the skill acquisition programme.


While some applicants commended the initiative as a step in the right direction, a few Cyber cafe owners and applicants have claimed they had  challenges  accessing the  NPower website on day one. They however explained that the situation has now  improved .

The Special Assistant to the minister of humanitarian affairs and disaster management, Aminu Nyako who said registration will last for a  month, advised Nigerian youths to avail themselves the opportunity.

About 500,000 youths are expected to  benefit from the 2020 N-Power programme.

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