A total of 550,000 applicants have been shortlisted by the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS), for the Batch C N-Power program.
This was announced on Tuesday at a press briefing by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq at the Army Resource Centre Abuja.
The minister stated that the 550,000 short-listed applicants are being individually contacted through the e-mail addresses provided by them and have been advised to first check and immediately log on to the NASIMS self-service portal to enrol their biometric data which will lead them to the final selection.
”By the 3rd week of May 2021, over 1.8 million Nigerians successfully updated their records and took the compulsory online test.
“Further screening was undertaken and a short-list of 550,000 applicants qualified for the final selection of N-power program.
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500,000 will be finally selected nationwide to serve as the first stream of the N-Power Batch C programme. This is the Batch C1.
The second batch of another 500,000 will subsequently be made in line with Mr President’s directive to engage 1,000,000 beneficiaries under the Batch C,” the Minister said.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development launched the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) on the March 11, 2021 for the Batch C applicants who were requested to urgently update their personal information and subsequently take an online test through the NASIMS Portal.
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In the e-mail notifications sent to all short-listed applicants, detailed instructions on next steps are provided. Applicants are however advised to call the dedicated NASIMS, N-Power helplines on 0188883410 or 08176551162 or send an email to email@example.com or Nasims official website nasims.gov.ng for further enquiries on their application status and any other questions they may have.
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