Before anyone falls victims to scams of any nature, N-Power, (www.portal.npower.gov.ng) a youth empowerment programme by the government has released its disclaimer to warn the members of the public from falling prey to cyber criminals.
The disclaimer stated in full that the scheme does not require any incentives or payment from anyone to get registered on the site. See below:
The processes for applying for and / or being selected for the N-power programme are open and transparent.
The selection criteria will be published and made public. The criteria will seek to identify the applicants that will be best suited to the objectives of the programme in a fair. reasonable and consistent manner.
Any claim by any individual and / or group suggesting any influence of a political, religious or similar nature will be a factor in the N-power programme is false and should be rejected.
There is no truth in any claim that suggests there are set allocations or quota under the N-power programme for any political group or party.
Exchange of money and/or services for placement in the N-power programme is prohibited. Any individual and / or group making any financial request or similar demands from any applicant do so fraudulently and must be reported to the appropriate authorities.
Registration and selection for the N-power programme is absolutely free.
It is your duty to be vigilant and beware of fraudsters who intend to take advantage of gullible or uninformed citizens.
The Federal Government has NOT and will NOT place additional burden on citizens who wish to be employed.
N-Power is a social investment programmed aimed at training youths and empowering them to be self-employed and be employable. The scheme plans to empower over 500,000 youths. The programme has ended registration and has announced that it will begin assessment today.