If you applied for applied for the 2021 Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF), then you should read this article and note the important information for your good. Ensure you read the post to the end to avoid placing yourself in a difficult situation as you wait on the NYIF response to your application.
The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has warned all Nigerian youths and the general public against getting involved in any transaction with an online group known as Facilitators of NYIF.
The ministry says the group carry out its nefarious activities on WhatsApp and Telegram social messaging platforms, claiming to offer business registration, account opening among other services connected to the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) at an unspecified fee.
You are hereby warned against patronizing individuals or groups claiming to be facilitators of NYIF services for a fee. Note that Application and Entrepreneurship Development Training for the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund is totally free. Business registration and account opening services can only be done via government authorized institutions and legal platforms.
Please, note the following important information:
• Only apply through www.nmfb.com.ng/nigeria-youth-investment-fund/
• Don’t disclose your BVN, NIN, and other delicate information to unauthorized individuals or groups.
• Deal only with government authorized institutions for business registration and banks.
• Do not respond to messages and adverts asking you to pay any amount for any NYIF training.
• Application for the entrepreneurship training is totally free.
Find the contact numbers of the NYIF zonal offices across Nigeria below:
South-South Zone – 07047024251
North-East Zone – 070470598382
North-West Zone – 08181127180
South-West Zone – 08152947812
North Central Zone – 07087792103
South East Zone – 07053820081
Please, note this very important information to avoid falling into the hands of scammers parading themselves as genuine people. Deal only will the approved authorities.