A pleasant day to you and welcome to the latest N-Power news headlines update for today, Friday, September 4th, 2020, on AllNews.
300, 000 erstwhile enrollees of the Nigerian government's N-Power programme are yet to get paid their July stipend.
N-Power graduate beneficiaries are paid a monthly stipend of N30, 000, meaning over nine billion naira is being spent as remuneration on Batch B beneficiaries by the Nigerian government every month. Read more here.
As the Nigerian government keep on with the famed N-Power scheme, State Focal Persons of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs), Program Managers, and State Operation Coordinating Unit (SOCU) Officers are currently having an interactive session in Abuja, the nation's capital city, with Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
Alhaji Bana Usman, the Chairman of Focal Persons; Mallam Abdulkadir Nasir Mamman, the Special Adviser on Economic Empowerment to Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State; and Chinenye Nwaogu, the Abia State NSIP Focal Person are some of the dignitaries present at the session. Read more here.
N-Power beneficiaries have been exited, but uncertainty still surrounds their 'Next Level' shift.
Last Thursday, the minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development of Nigeria, Sadiya Farouq, disclosed that she has directed Focal Persons of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs) in all the states of the federation "to submit an updated list and details of the exited N-Power beneficiaries that are interested in participating in the transition plans of the ministry". This disclosure is a joke, and further portrays Farouq as unworthy of occupying the seat of a minister of the Federal Republic, let alone Minister of Humanitarian Affairs. Read more here.
And that’s all for today on the latest N-Power news. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day!