FG kicks off N-Power Batch C programme, opens new NASIMS portal for candidates

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has officially kicked off the N-Power Batch C programme and launched a new portal for the candidates.

The ministry made the announcement on Thursday, March 11, 2021, during the inauguration of the first 500,000 beneficiaries of the programme.

The Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, said during the inauguration:

“I am delighted that we are gathered today for the launch of the Batch ‘C’ on the National Social Investment Management Systems (NASIMS). Today, we have reached another milestone in the process of recruiting and onboarding the Batch C N-Power beneficiaries beginning with 500,000 beneficiaries.”

The minister said each beneficiary of the N-Power Batch C programme is entitled to a monthly stipend of N30,000.

“It [the programme] would relate and stimulate the economy, since the beneficiaries will be paid a stipend of N30,000 per month, thus improving their disposable income levels as well as positioning them as better economic agents.”

The minister also said the Batch C programme will be administered through the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) this time to ensure transparency.

She said:

“To ensure transparency, institutional memory and dynamic impact assessment of the N-Power cluster, it will now be administered through the NASIMS, designed to optimise and compliment the structural reforms of NSIP and other activities of the ministry.”

All N-Power Batch C applicants are required to log into the N-Power Self Service portal on www.nasims.gov.ng.

The ministry also announced that a dedicated support helpline has been provided to aid applicants through the process.

Applicants are advised to also call 234(0)18885011 or email support.npower@nasims.gov.ng for complaints and enquiries.

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