2017/18 Npower Recruitment Ongoing | Registration Requirement And Guide – www.npower.gov.ng

In this Federal Government Scheme article, you will get latest updates on Npower 2017 recruitment requirements, qualifications, guidelines and other important updates for free.


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The Federal Government of Nigeria has designed the N-Power Programme to drastically reduce youth unemployment. N-Power is also linked to the Federal Government’s policies in the economic, employment and social development arenas. The modular programmes under N-Power will ensure that each participant will learn and practice most of what is necessary to find or create work. Some of these graduates will also help in actualizing Nigeria’s economic and strategic aspirations of achieving food security and self-sufficiency.

IMPORTANT!  Notice on 2017 Application:  Npower Recruitment is now online, 

To ascertain if the Npower Recruitment 2017 has officially started, reach out to the official Npower Plc recruitment portal: www.portal.npower.gov.ng

Npower Recruitment 2017 | Application Guide and Requirement – portal.npower.gov.ng


At this time, the June 2017 Application is not open to the Non-Graduate Category, which comprises N-Power Knowledge and N-Power Build. The selection of successful beneficiaries in the Non-Graduate Category from the 2016 Application is underway. The training and engagement of all successful non-graduate beneficiaries
will soon commence in batches.

N-Power Informational Guide

N-Power Volunteer Corps
The N-Power Volunteer Corps is the post-tertiary engagement initiative for Nigerians between 18 and 35. 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. 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.The June 2017 Application is only open to the Graduate Category- the N-Power Volunteer Corps. N-Power volunteers will provide teaching, instructional, and advisory solutions in 4 key areas.
1. N-Power Teach
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 marginalised communities.
Selection Preference
N-Power Teach is open to all graduates. However, graduates that have majored in education (either at NCE or B.SC level) are encouraged to apply.

N-Power Teach (STEM)
N-Power Teach (STEM) is a component of the N-Power Teach programme. Through this programme, young graduates with the skills and interest in computer programming and other related fields will assist in the implementation of the Federal Government’s STEM Programme for primary and secondary schools.
N-Power Informational Guide
Discipline Requirements Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses
• Computer Science
• Computer Engineering
• Applied Mathematics
• Information Systems or similar courses
Preferred Skills/Experiences
• Computer Programming
• Computer Graphics Design
• Computer Generated Images Development
• Animation
• Server Administration
• Database Management
• Networking

N-Power Health

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
Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses
1. Community Health Extension (JCHEW & SCHEW)
2. Nursing
3. Midwifery
4. Medical Laboratory Technology
5. Pharmacy Technology
6. Medical Records
7. Health Education
8. Environmental Health Technology
9. Microbiology
10. Biochemistry
11. Biology
12. Agricultural Science and other allied disciplines.
Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses

N-Power Informational Guide
4. N-Power VAIDS
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.

3. N-Power Agro

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.
4. OND
5. HND
6. RN
7. RM
8. B. Tech
9. B. Sc
Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses
1. Schools of Health Technology
2. Nursing Schools
3. Midwifery Schools
4. Polytechnics
5. Universities

 N-Power Informational Guide
The Scheme is designed for 1 year after which N-Power VAIDS volunteers who have performed commendably might be offered job opportunities by the relevant tax authorities. Others who remain on the N-Power Programme and have not secured jobs will be transferred to N-Power Teach to conclude the remainder 1 year.
Selection Preference
Disciplines: Bachelor’s degree, HND or OND in Accounting, Economics, Law,Business Administration, Banking &Financeand other allied disciplines in the social sciences.
The N-Power application portal open at 11.30 pm on June 13th 2017 to all eligible Nigerians.

Applicants are to note that the application process is completely free and there is no application fee. Applicants are requested to read and understand all relevant information prior to applying. Applicants should note the following steps:
• Visit www.npower.gov.ng.
Read up about the different N-Power categories so that you understand the category that suits you best.
• Before you go on to apply, ensure you have a printout or accurate details of your Bank Verification Number or BVN and a recent passport photograph. June 2017 Application
• Then click on “Apply for N-Power Volunteer Corps”.
• Once you get on the application portal, you will be required to read the terms and conditions of the N-Power Programme and accept that all the information you will provide must be truthful and accurate.


• Fill in your 11-digit BVN; then fill in your surname, first name, and middle name in identical terms to your BVN information; followed by details of your active bank account;
• If your BVN details are inaccurate, you will not be permitted to go past this interface. If the BVN details are accurate, you will be allowed to proceed to the application portal to fill in all the personal information required and your academic qualification. You will receive a unique N-Power identification number;
• Ensure to provide your own telephone number and email so that you can be reached directly;
• You will also need to upload your passport photograph in either JPEG or PNG files in no more than 25 kilo bytes.
• Before you complete your application, you will be assessed on your knowledge of grammar, general knowledge, and for N-Power
VAIDS, basic numerical

The application period ends on July 13th 2017.

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