The N-Power Programme will be implemented in phases. The first phase of the N-Power Volunteer Corps Programme starts with 200,000. The residue 300,000 will be engaged in subsequent phases. The N-Power Teach and Community sub-programmes have been merged. The initial phase of NPVC has been subdivided as follows:
- N-Power Teach/ Community- 150,000
- N-Power Agro- 30,000
- N-Power Health- 20,000
The Federal Government is partnering with all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory through their Governors and relevant Focal Persons for the National Social Investments Programme. As such, the respective list of successful applicants has been shared with the States who are now responsible for deploying successful volunteers to their primary places of assignment from Monday, 21st of November 2016.
The primary places of assignment will be primary schools, primary health care centres and State Agriculture Development Project (ADPs) within the Local Government Centres. States are at liberty to publicise the list of successful applicants within their jurisdictions and respective Local Government Councils.
The engagement date for all successful N-Power Volunteer Corps members will be December 1st 2016.Successful applicants will be notified by SMS and E-mail from Saturday, November 19th 2016.
From Monday, November 21st 2016, all successful applicants are required to go to Http://npvn.npower.gov.ng where they are expected to log in to their personal NPVC accounts and update their information as may be required.
This NPVC account will be the primary means of constant communication as well as a learning management resource.
Successful N-Power Volunteer Corps members must provide valid bank account information for the purposes of payment of monthly stipends. Information regarding deployment will also be accessible on the N-Power web portal as soon as the States indicate the primary places of assignment of each successful NPVC member.
To know the status of their applications, all applicants can check for their names on the N-Power website (www.npower.gov.ng), the N-Power Facebook page or if possible contact their respective State Focal Persons.
For those in N-Power Teach/ Community, they are able to access relevant training material from the N-Power Portal that will prepare them to undertake their assignments. All successful NPVC members are able to gain access to content for learning employability skills such as critical thinking and communication.
For N-Power Health, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency will execute specific capacity building exercises within the States, just as the Agriculture Extension Services Department in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is responsible for N-Power Agro. Specific Information regarding training and induction will be provided in the subsequent days.
Information regarding selection of applicants into the N-Power Knowledge and N-Power Build programmes will be provided in the coming weeks.