The engagement of 490,000 beneficiaries in Stream 2 of Batch C Npower Program has sparked a lot of misinformation online.
Many candidates were perplexed as to why the Federal Government was still discussing Npower Batch C Stream 2 Shortlisting when they were anticipating Physical Verification or Deployment.
Here are five facts that applicants to the Batch C Npower Program should be aware of in order to minimize confusion and misinformation, as well as potential schemers:
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1. Npower Batch C Stream 2 Shortlisting is Ongoing
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development “officially” announced the start of Npower Batch C Stream 2 Shortlisting on Saturday using its Facebook and Twitter Npower handles.
According to our information, some Batch C Npower applicants were shortlisted in February 2022 and may have completed their Biometrics Enrolment.
There was conflicting information about the shortlisted candidates at the time. They are Batch C Stream 1 Supplementary Candidates, according to the Ministry, but NASIMS characterized them as Batch C Stream 2 Npower Candidates. However, after you’ve been shortlisted, congrats!
We also know that some candidates are currently being considered for further consideration. Some were chosen last week, while others learned of their selection only yesterday. Shortlisting is still going on.
So, how do you find out if you’ve been selected for the Batch C Stream 2 Npower Program?
Following the instructions on checking Batch C Stream 2 Shortlisting described here is a straightforward approach to find out if an applicant has been shortlisted for the Batch C Stream 2 Npower Program.
Please note that there is currently no list of Shortlisted Candidates for the Batch C Stream 2 Npower Program available anywhere. Do not be fooled.
Shortlisting for the Batch C Npower Program is currently underway, and all applicants should keep monitoring.
Shortlisted applicants should be aware that being shortlisted does not guarantee that they will be selected as a Npower Batch C Stream 2 beneficiary. This is because each candidate on the shortlist must go through and pass further engagement processes before being placed on the final list. Otherwise, shortlisting is a form of pre-selection.
2. Biometric data collection is ongoing
On Saturday, the Ministry announced the start of Batch C Stream 2 Shortlisting and declared Biometric Capturing fully open, urging shortlisted applicants to begin Biometric Enrolment.
Remember that the Ministry advised the shortlisted candidates in February 2022 to stop Biometric Enrolment and start only when they were told to.
Everyone should begin the Biometric Enrolment process now that it has been formally publicized. However, this does not invalidate or nullify the Biometric Enrolment that these candidates completed previously.
The “Capture Fingerprint” button will change to “Fingerprint Captured” once Biometric Data has been properly captured.
When an applicant receives notification that he or she has been shortlisted, the applicant should go to the local Cyber Cafe for finger print enrollment, particularly Cyber Cafes that specialize in WAEC/NECO/JAMB/NYSC registration.
3. There is currently no deadline for biometric enrollment
When the Ministry wishes to go to the next stage of the Npower Batch C engagement process, it always makes an announcement and sets a date.
Biometric enrollment has only recently begun, and there is no set deadline.
4. No date yet fixed for Physical Verification
A deadline for the end of Biometric Enrolment will be set and published before the Physical Verification date is set.
A list of successful candidates will be given to States/LGAs for Physical Verification after the Biometric Enrolment. Physical Verification will take place on several days.
Physical Verification is yet to be scheduled, but beneficiaries can view their Physical Verification Venues in their NASIMS profiles.
Batch C Stream 2 Npower recipients are those who successfully complete the Physical Verification.
5. Patience and a little more time are required
Yes, a little more patience is required because the engagement processes take longer.
Given the country’s hardships and high unemployment rate, getting selected as a Npower beneficiary is undoubtedly a relief, allowing for good preparation over the course of the year. This may cause worry among the applicants who have been shortlisted.
But, as we all know, administering a vast pool of beneficiaries takes time and requires patience from the participants.
Many people are unaware that the Npower Batch C Stream 2 Shortlisting was done in a systematic way. As a result, shortlisting and biometric enrollment are done in stages. This will prevent the NASIMS Portal (www.nasims.gov.ng) from collapsing during the Npower Batch C Stream 2 Engagement process.
While the engagement activities for Batch C Stream 2 Npower beneficiaries are proceeding, the Batch C Stream 1 Npower grantees are about to leave. This time has been computed in advance.
Batch C Stream 2 cannot be engaged, particularly while Batch C Stream 1 is still seated. This will make data handling more difficult.
However, the engagement processes for Batch C Stream 2 Npower recipients will continue until August 2022, when the Batch C Stream 1 Npower beneficiaries’ one-year Npower program would come to an end.
By that time, their data, including payment data, will have been withdrawn from the payment platform, and data from Batch C Stream 2 will have been fed into the system.
This is the primary reason why NASIMS is working to resolve any outstanding stipends, including “FAILED PAYMENTS,” as quickly as possible.
For the time being, all Batch C Npower applicants should check to see if they have been shortlisted on a daily basis; focus on credible information; follow all official instructions; and wait patiently for the time to fully engage in the Batch C Stream 2 Npower Programme.
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