Welcome to the latest N-Power news headlines update for today, Saturday, October 5th, 2019, on Concise News.
1. Anything Like N-Power Permanency Bill?
In 2018, when the two-year period of the engagement of N-Power volunteers was coming to an end, there was a report that 2016 beneficiaries of the scheme will storm the Nigerian National Assembly with a bill seeking permanency into regular civil service.
Concise News reports that however, the Federal Government of Nigeria asked the pioneer beneficiaries to continue working while they earn, even as they were not told details of the enhanced N-Power scheme.
According to Afolabi Imoukhuede, the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on job creation and youth employment in December 2017, the extension, ultimately, is in the best interest of the beneficiaries.
2. N-Power: Today’s Update On Payment Of September Stipends
Beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme have not been paid their September 2019 stipends, five days into another month, October, Concise News reports.
The N-Power beneficiaries, this news medium reports, are angry with handlers of the scheme for not paying their stipends.
There have been delays in the payment of N-Power stipends in recent months with beneficiaries calling on the handlers of the social investment scheme to do better.