All You Need To know About Npower

The N – power programme started in Nigeria in 2016 under the Buhari lead administration with the ultimate goal of creating employment for the Nigeria youths.

It was also a part of the social intervention programme (SIP). N – power was designed to provide professional training, skills and funding for the nigeria youths.

The term “N – power” as and abbreviation was coined from two major words, which are “Nigeria” and “empower”. So N was gotten from the first word in Nigeria while power from the last five words in empower.

Since it’s creation, it has helped and empowered over 1 million youths in Nigeria and here are it’s major goals;

– put under control the rate of unemployment among Nigerian graduates and youts who roam the street jobless.

– To train them so that they would be employable.

– To support them with a monthly stipend to enable them to undertake some financial responsibility.

– To complement public service

– To fill the shortage of human resources that were obviously glaring in government facilities like health centres, schools, Agric extension.

Category of N-Power Nigeria

The youth empowerment programme is divided into two

– Graduate category

– Non-graduate category

What is N-Power Graduate?

The graduate category of the programme is designed for those who have a first degree like B.A, BSc, HND, OND, ND, NCE and those with a certificate at health technology schools.

Categories of N-Power Graduate Programme

The graduate programme is further divided into sections which include:

– N-Teach:

This is designed for the beneficiaries that will be posted to assist teachers in primary schools, secondary schools across the country. They are called N-Teachers.

– N-Health:

This category is designed for those who have degrees or diploma in a health-related discipline like Physiology, medical laboratory technology, Anatomy, Lab science etc.

– N-Agro:

Anyone who has a passion for Agric can select this option and can be posted to any of the Agric extension.

Finally Npower is a scheme created by the Federal Government of Nigeria by the led BUHARI Administration to empower it youths and citizens for sustainable development.


Phillip Anuforo is the founder and CEO of He is dedicated to providing information relating to jobs, scholarships and education.

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