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Npower Recruitment 2020 Batch C | How to apply without aid

The Npower programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria is back again. The recruitment process is set to kick of tonight(26/06/2020) 11:45pm on the Npower Recruitment Portal. The official npower portal 2020 is npower.fmhds.gov.ng and open to only eligible Nigerians according to the guideline given at the npower registration portal 2020.

Thus, this programme is specifically for unemployed youths within the ages of 18-35.

The registration starts with providing your email address. After providing your email address and password, you will receive further instructions in your email. It is advisable that applicants ensure they have access to the email address they provide during signup.

Npower Recruitment | Npower Recruitment Portal 2020 – How to Apply

N-Power has changed the lives of over 500,000 youths in all 6 geo-political zones of the country through the first phase of the programme (batch A and B).

Npower Registration Requirements:

On the Npower registration portal 2020, you may be required to upload certain documents. So you need to have handy the following before you begin application

An accurate details of your Bank Verification Number (BVN).
A recent passport photograph (1MB) either JPEG or PNG files.
Valid Contact – Email address or a working phone number
Your Degree Certificate and NYSC certificate, if you are a graduate and wish to apply for N-Teach or N-Health.
Note: On the npower application portal – you will be required to read the terms and conditions of the N-Power Programme and accept that all the information provided is truthful and accurate.

THE STEPS OF APPLICATION

Input your valid contact information (Email or Phone Number)

Confirm Your Email: Check your email inbox/all folders for a mail from ‘Npower App Portal’ and click the link to confirm your email.
Once your email address has been confirmed, login again and fill in your 11-digit BVN and date of birth in the following order (dd/mm/yy). If your BVN details are inaccurate, you will not be permitted to go past this interface.

Education and Programme Section: You will need to select your programme based on your education level in this section. The N-Power programme is open to all.

i. The N-Teach and N-Health sub-programmes are however open to only graduates.

Ii. (In addition, please note that for N-Power Health, selection preference will be given to holders of Bachelor’s Degree, HND, OND in health sciences such as Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Botany, Midwifery, Psychology or other allied disciplined in the sciences).

iii. Where applicable, you will be required to upload your degree certificates and NYSC certificate.
Review and Submit -Review all the information you have inputted and then submit.

ii. Upon submission, you will receive a unique ID number. Write it down and keep it safe.

BioData and Contact Section:Fill in your surname, first name, and middle name in identical terms to your BVN information.

Employment and Other Details Section: Like any other recruitment, you will be take through a few questions to provide your previous work experience and upload your Government issued Identity Card. Kindly note that the acceptable Government IDs are:

  • International Passport
  • National ID Card issued by NIMC
  • Valid Driver’s License

For those who are wondering why Npower I asking for BVN from applicants, here is an answer:

Permanent Voter’s Card.
The registration process is that simple and takes a few minutes and they will be no much uploading of documents.

To start the registration, interested applicants should: visit the Npower Portal 2020

Or you can use the link:

https://npower.fmhds.gov.ng/signup

Vacancies at Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), June 2020

Vacancies at Economic Community of West African States: Fresh job vacancies are now open for application from suitably qualified candidates at the ECOWAS across its region of operation and affiliate institutions.

Created on 28 May 1975, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional intergovernmental organization formed by the following fifteen (15) Member States: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. Its Headquarters is in Abuja, Nigeria and its official working languages are: English, French and Portuguese

Vacancies at Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), June 2020

ECOWAS is recruiting to fill (below) listed job positions:

  1. Executive Director ECREEE – PRAIA, CAPE VERDE
  2. Communication Officer – PRAIA, CAPE VERDE
  3. PO Capacity Building & Best Practices – ABUJA, NIGERIA
  4. PO Institutional Framework – ABUJA, NIGERIA
  5. Principal Officer, Archiving and Documentation – ABUJA, NIGERIA
  6. Principal Accountant, Community Levy – ABUJA, NIGERIA
  7. Economic Advisor – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
  8. Principal Programme Officer, Energy Efficiency – PRAIA, CAPE VERDE
  9. Principal Officer, Administration and Finance – PRAIA, CAPE VERDE
  10. Principal Officer, Administration, Human Resources & Finance – ACCRA, GHANA
  11. Director Trade – ABUJA, NIGERIA
  12. Program Officer Payment Systems – ABUJA, NIGERIA
  13. Principal Officer, Salary Policy & Pension Administration – ABUJA, NIGERIA
  14. Principal Programme Officer, Quality and Standards – ABUJA, NIGERIA

Application Procedures for the Vacancies at Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), June 2020

How to Apply:

Applicants are kindly requested to visit the official ECOWAS career website through the link provided and choose desired job position to apply as follows:

Download the application form by clicking on the link in parentheses (JOB APPLICATION FORM) and fill it out correctly;
Attach a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a motivation letter;
Send all the above mentioned documents to the related e-mail addresses.

Application Deadline: Varies

Visit the Official ECOWAS Career Site

CBN: Covid-19 TCF N50B Loan

It will be recalled that the CBN on March 23, 2020, unveiled guidelines for the implementation of the N50bn Targeted Credit Facility as a stimulus package to support households and micro, small and medium enterprises affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A couple of weeks back now, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) assured that all successful applicants under its COVID-19 Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) will have their accounts credited within 48hrs.
If you are part of successful applicants you should have received your loan in your account already.

We’ve heard news of Some people that applied have gotten theirs. If you have got yours too, please help clear the doubts about the program Thomas by sharing your testimony via the comment box below this post.

The CBN advised the successful applicants whose accounts have not been credited, to visit the website of NIRSAL Micro Finance Bank (www.nmfb.com.ng) and input their account details.

Though as at this post was written, there was difficulty connecting with the home page due to their server but thankfully they launched an App for easy access

The CBN Director, Corporate Communications Department, Isaac Okorafor, who gave the assurances in a statement urged all successful household and SME applicants that have submitted their account details for the facility, but do does not receive a credit alert within 48 hours to call mobile number: 09010026900 for resolution.

If you know that your business was kicked badly by the lockdown or ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but still pondering on whether to apply or not, we advise you to utilize the opportunity to awake your business before it is too late and do not hesitate to contact me if you need any ideas from me relating to online business.
It is important to take note of the information in the image below.

If you are yet to apply, you can apply here https://nmfb.com.ng/covid-19-support/ and make sure you complete your applications and submit. See more details about eligibility Here.

You can also download the NIRSAL Android app Here for easy access.

If your application was successful, you’ll get disbursement in the coming weeks. The loan amount would be determined based on the activity, cash flow, and industry size of the beneficiary, subject to a maximum of N25m for SMEs.

Households can access a maximum of N3m while working capital would be a maximum of 25 percent of the average of the previous three years’ annual turnover.

If you applied and the money has been paid to your account, let us know via the comment section.

How to Apply for CBN COVID-19 Loan: Available for Households and MSMEs in Nigeria

As part of the measure to reduce the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on businesses in Nigeria, the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have introduced COVID-19 support loans for Households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
The coronavirus pandemic has led to unprecedented disruptions to global supply chains, sharp drop in global crude oil prices, turmoil in global stock and financial markets, massive cancellation of sporting and entertainment event, the lockdown of large swaths movements of persons in many countries, and intercontinental travel bans/restrictions across critical air routes across the world.

These outcomes have had severe consequences on households’ livelihoods and business activities, resulting from drop in global demand, declined consumer confidence and slowdown in production.
In this respect, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced the N50 billion Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) as a stimulus package to support households and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This guideline outlines the operational modalities for the Scheme.
Who Is Eligible for CBN Loan for Covid19?

• Households with verifiable evidence of livelihood adversely impacted by COVID-19; and
• Existing enterprises (MSMEs) with verifiable evidence of business activities
adversely affected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Enterprises with bankable plans to take advantage of opportunities
arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Activities Covered
Eligible activities under the Scheme include:
• Agricultural value chain activities
• Hospitality (accommodation and food services)
Health (pharmaceuticals and medical supplies)
• Airline service providers
• Manufacturing/value addition
• Trading
• Any other income generating activities as may be prescribed by the CBN.

Funding
The Scheme shall be financed from the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF).

Participating Financial Institution
The eligible participating financial institution for the Scheme is NIRSAL Microfinance Bank (NMFB).

Loan Limit
SMEs: The loan amount shall be determined based on the activity, cashflow and industry/segment size of beneficiary, subject to a maximum of N25 million for SMEs; and
• Households: Can access a maximum of N3 million
• Working capital shall be a maximum of 25% of the average of the previous 3 years’ annual turnover. (where the enterprise is not up to 3 years in operation, 25% of the previous year’s turnover will suffice).

Interest Rate
Interest rate under the intervention shall be 5% p.a. (all inclusive) up to 28th February 2021 and thereafter, the interest on the facility shall revert to 9% p.a. (all inclusive) as from 1st March 2021.

Collateral Requirement
The collateral to be pledged by beneficiaries under the programme shall be as may be acceptable by NIRSAL MFB, but may include any one or more of the following:

i. Moveable asset(s) duly registered on the National Collateral Registry (NCR).
ii. Simple deposit of title documents, in perfectible state
iii. Deed of Debenture (for stocks), in perfectible state
iv. Irrevocable domiciliation of proceeds
v. Two (2) acceptable Guarantor
vi. Personal Guarantee of the promoter of the business
vii. Life Insurance of the Key-Man, with NMFB noted as the First Loss Payee
viii. Comprehensive Insurance over the asset

Principal Repayment
Repayment shall be made on installment basis by the beneficiaries to the NMFB according to the nature of enterprise and the repayment schedule/work plan provided at the application stage.

How to Apply for CBN Covid19 Loan for Nigerians

STEP 1: Submit An Application
The process is easy. You can begin on your phone, your tablet or your laptop.
Submit applications directly to NIRSAL Microfinance Bank (NMFB) with clear evidence of the opportunity or adverse impact as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

STEP 2: Approval
NIRSAL Microfinance Bank reviews your CBN covid19 loan application and forward the application to the CBN for final approval.

STEP 3: Disbursement
CBN reviews applications and gives final approval for disbursement to NMFB

How to Submit Application Forms for CBN Covid19 Loan in Nigeria

• Visit: https://nmfb.com.ng/covid-19-support/
• Click the “Apply Now” button under the category you want to apply for.
• Right there, you can also download NIRSAL guarantor’s form for CBN COVID-19 loan.

How long is the CBN COVID-19 loan for?

Working capital will be for a maximum period of one year, with no option for rollover. Term loans have a maximum tenor of not more than 3 years with, at least, one-year moratorium.

For more information on the CBN COVID-19 loan, you can check out the circular published by CBN that contains the guidelines for the implementation of the N50 billion Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) disbursed through the NIRSAL Microfinance Bank (NMFB)