Latest and Current NPower and NASIMS News Today 21 September 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of Nigeria’s social empowerment programs, the latest news surrounding NPower and NASIMS (National Social Investment Management System) is of paramount importance. As of September 21, 2023, beneficiaries and stakeholders are keenly following developments in NPower and NASIMS. This comprehensive article aims to provide you with all the latest information, addressing key topics and concerns.

NPower Stipend Payment: A Heartfelt Plea for Justice

One of the most pressing concerns among NPower beneficiaries centers around stipend payments. As we delve into the latest NPower news, we find that beneficiaries have issued a heartfelt plea to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, and the newly appointed CEO of the National Social Investment Programmes Agency (NSIPA), Mrs. Delu Bulus Yakubu.

The appeal revolves around the unpaid N-Power stipends, spanning a concerning period of eight months. The beneficiaries have not stopped at voicing their concerns alone; even their children have joined the chorus, calling for the payment of their fathers’ overdue stipends. This poignant demonstration recognizes the tangible impact these stipends have on their lives.

N-Power Batch C: The Federal Government has announced that 1 million Nigerians will benefit from the N-Power Batch C program. This social intervention program aims to provide tech skills training and quality job placement to move people from poverty to the middle class. Applications for the virtual class are currently open, and NPower graduates are ready to fill in-demand tech job openings and diversify teams

Shortlisted Candidates: The Federal Government has released the list of shortlisted candidates for N-Power Batch C. This development brings hope to many Nigerians who have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to participate in the program and improve their employment prospects.

NASIMS Payment: NASIMS, the National Social Investment Management System, has commenced the payment of NPower December stipends. This news is a welcome relief for NPower beneficiaries who have been waiting for their stipends and demonstrates the government’s commitment to supporting its social intervention programs.

Tech Workforce Training Grants: In a separate development, two non-profit organizations in North Carolina, USA, have received $1 million grants from NPower for tech workforce training.┬áThis initiative highlights NPower’s efforts to expand its reach and impact in providing quality tech skills training and job placement opportunities.

Integrating Women of Color in Technology: NPower is actively working to integrate women of color in the technology industry through its research and training programs This focus on diversity and inclusion is crucial for creating a more equitable and representative tech workforce.

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