N-Power Beneficiaries Get Devices
N-Power beneficiaries provided with laptops [Photo Courtesy: Chioma Nwaubani‎/Facebook]
Beneficiaries of one of the components of the Federal Government‘s N-Power scheme, N-Creative on Tuesday collected their laptops, Concise News reports.

Each device is loaded with software and content that will help beneficiaries as Animators, Scriptwriters, Illustrator/Graphic Designers, Voice-Actors and Post Production Managers.

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One of the beneficiaries, Abimbola Adewale Oladipo while speaking after receiving his device, says it is the “the happiest day of his life”.

Oladipo, an Ogun indigene says excitedly: “Youths are going to benefit from me because government [sic] has already established me. Me too [sic] I’m going to do the same to people that did not have the benefit to come and join us here.

“My dream has come true to become a post-production manager”

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The N-Power Creative programme which was announced in October 2018 will train and develop 5,000 young creative talents.

The strategy is to put Nigeria’s creative industry on the global radar as exporters of world-class services and content.

Training, which commenced on the 5th of July will last 3 months, made up of 1-month in-class and a 2-month hands-on group project, across selected Nigerian cities.

The participants will be trained and certified in one of the following courses:

 

Animation | Graphic Design | Post-production | Script Writing

 

At the end of the training, some participants will get local and international internship opportunities while others will be linked to job and market opportunities.

In addition, all participants will receive computing devices that will ensure that they master their skills during and after the training.

Job

→Building/Construction Project Management

→ Animator

→Script Writer

→ Illustrator

→ Graphics Designer

→ Sound Editor

→ Film Editor

→ Visual Effects Artist

→ Game Design

→ Desktop Publishing

→ Digital Media Publishing

→ Educational/Training Content Production

The N-Power scheme currently engages no fewer than 500,000 youth graduates deployed to provide public health services in teaching, health, agriculture and tax and monitoring.

It also engages another 200,000 non-graduates in training or on attachment to organisations as interns.