N-Power Recruitment 2017: Requirements and Step by Step Application Guide

The N-Power Volunteer Corps is the post-tertiary engagement initiative for Nigerians between 18 and 35. It
is a paid volunteering programme of a 2-year duration.
The graduates will undertake their primary tasks in identified public services within their proximate communities. All N-Power Volunteers are entitled to computing devices that will contain information necessary for their specific engagement, as well as information for their continuous training and development.

At this time, the June 2017 Application is not open to the Non-Graduate Category, which comprises N-Power
Knowledge and N-Power Build. The selection of successful beneficiaries in the Non-Graduate Category from the 2016 Application is underway. The training and engagement of all successful non-graduate beneficiaries will soon commence in batches.

In 2016, the Federal Government engaged 200,000 N-Power Volunteers. In 2017, the Federal Government
is enlisting 300,000 more.The June 2017 Application is only open to the Graduate Category- the N-Power
Volunteer Corps.
N-Power volunteers will provide teaching, instructional,and advisory solutions in 4 key areas.

1. N-Power Teach

N-Power Teach Volunteers will help improve basic education delivery in Nigeria. N-Power Teach Volunteers
will be deployed as teacher assistants in primary schools around Nigeria. They will not replace the current teachers, but will work as support teachers across Nigeria, assisting with teaching, school management and other functions within the schools. Where possible, they will also assist in taking basic education to children in marginalised communities.

Selection Preference
N-Power Teach is open to all graduates. However, graduates that have majored in education (either at NCE or B.SC level) are encouraged to apply.

1a. N-Power Teach (STEM)

N-Power Teach (STEM) is a component of the N-Power Teach programme. Through this programme, young graduates with the skills and interest in computer programming and other related fields will assist in the implementation
of the Federal Government’s STEM Programme for primary and secondary schools.

Discipline Requirements
Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses
• Computer Science
• Computer Engineering
• Applied Mathematics
• Information Systems or similar courses

Preferred Skills/Experiences
• Computer Programming
• Computer Graphics Design
• Computer Generated Images Development
• Animation
• Server Administration
• Database Management
• Networking

2. N-Power Health

N-Power Health Volunteers will help improve and promote preventive healthcare in their communities to vulnerable members of the society including pregnant women and children and to families and individuals.

Selection Preference

Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses
1. Community Health Extension (JCHEW & SCHEW)
2. Nursing
3. Midwifery
4. Medical Laboratory Technology
5. Pharmacy Technology
6. Medical Records
7. Health Education
8. Environmental Health Technology
9. Microbiology
10. Biochemistry
11. Biology
12. Agricultural Science and other allied disciplines.

Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses
4. OND
5. HND
6. RN
7. RM
8. B. Tech
9. B. Sc

Post-tertiary qualification in any of the following courses
1. Schools of Health Technology
2. Nursing Schools
3. Midwifery Schools
4. Polytechnics
5. Universities

3. N-Power Agro

N-Power Agro Volunteers will provide advisory services to farmers across the country. They will disseminate the knowledge that has been aggregated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
in the area of extension services. They will also gather data of Nigeria’s agriculture assets.

Selection Preference
Bachelor’s degree, HND or OND in Nutrition, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy,
Animal Science, Crop Science, Food Science & Technology, and other agro related disciplines.


4. N-Power Tax

The Federal Government seeks to encourage non-compliant and partially compliant taxpayers to come clean and declare and pay their appropriate tax due to the government.A minimum of 3,700 N-Power volunteers will be selected to work as Community Tax Liaison Officers to work in their states of residence with the state’s tax authorities. The N-Power community tax liaison officers will have the following key responsibilities which will include answering online inquiries, customer management, creating awareness of tax compliance.


Selection Preference

Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Economics, Law, Finance, Psychology and other allied disciplines in the social sciences.

The Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) seeks to encourage non-compliant and partially compliant taxpayers to voluntarily declare their correct income and assets and pay the appropriate tax due to the government.

The Scheme is designed for 2 years



The N-Power application portal will open at 11.30 pm on June 13th 2017 to all eligible Nigerians. Applicants are to note that the application process is completely free and there is no application fee. Applicants are requested to read and understand all relevant information prior to applying. Applicants should note the following steps:

  • Visit www.npower.gov.ng. Read up about the different N-Power categories so that you understand the category that suits you best.
  • Before you go on to apply, ensure you have a printout or accurate details of your Bank Verification Number or BVN and a recent passport photograph.
  • Then click on “Apply for N-Power Volunteer Corps”.
  • Once you get on the application portal, you will be required to read the terms and conditions of the N-Power Programme and accept that all the information you will provide must be truthful and accurate.
  • Fill in your 11-digit BVN; then fill in your surname, first name, and middle name in identical terms to your BVN information; followed by details of your active bank account;
  • If your BVN details are inaccurate, you will not be permitted to go past this interface. If the BVN details are accurate, you will be allowed to proceed to the application portal to fill in all the personal information required and your academic qualification. You will receive a unique N-Power identification number;
  • Ensure to provide your own telephone number and email so that you can be reached directly;
  • You will also need to upload your passport photograph in either JPEG or PNG files in no more than 25 kilo bytes.
  • Before you complete your application, you will be assessed on your knowledge of grammar, general knowledge, and for N-Power VAIDS, basic numerical concepts.

The application period ends on July 13th 2017.

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  1. Engr Chike Emeka says:

    No provision for Engineering Graduates.

    • LAURA says:

      For engineering or physics you can choose the nvaids, I think its an ict /tax based platform.thTs what I choose but am very afraid that I had to input my bank detaila/bvn/acnt no when I havent yet gotten the job,why cant that request come up after am being called and given the job for salary payment.

  2. Ifeoma okezie says:

    Always keep me posted on anything about N-power.

  3. desty says:

    There is no space for uploading passport why

  4. Am fully happy in this programs that is base to help the youths & I am fully interested to be part of this program now pls from UCHENNA Nelson Ogu 07065404172 thank you.

  5. Susan says:

    Is there provision for people that studied physics?

  6. Charles Okemsinachi Prince says:

    am so happy about this programme,how i wish it will be a reality. 08034081208


    How can I upload the passport?

  8. anthonia says:

    Can a corps member apply?

  9. Debby says:

    Is there no opportunities for someone that is doing auxiliary nursing?

  10. Abayomi Rasheed says:

    What of those at age of 40 upward.

  11. Scholar says:

    Please notify me on any latest development on npower via Email. Thanks

  12. Miriam says:

    I applied in two department agro and teach .hope its ok

  13. Dinah Hassan says:

    i registered on N-Power Teach but could not get my reference number, please how will i retrive it. thanks

  14. Godwin says:

    Notify me immediately the non-graduate N-power 2017 commences.

  15. Chinenye Gbaruko says:

    I registered, passed the test last year, I was informed that I will be contacted when the selection process commences but yet to get feedback to date.

  16. Abah Joshua O. says:

    am finding it very difficult to log in with my phone number and bvn…ols what is the cause and how do i rectify it?….thanks

  17. Jimoh Adams asuva says:

    When be closing date of this program n-power

  18. OFOR MONICA says:

    get me informed if any news on N power please. 08032657033. [email protected]

  19. samson o. usunobun says:

    i wrongly applied for npower teach instead of npower tax from the place i did my registration, because i studied economics. please can i re-apply for npower tax?

    • Zikomaletia says:

      No want to non if non graduate beneficiary can apply for batch c graduate category by 26 June 2020

  20. Samson says:

    I apply for teaching since June 21,but no feedback. What can I do. 08081674323.thanks.

  21. Ogbonna chinwendu Jessica says:

    I have not received any mail from N-Power

  22. Ogbonna chinwendu Jessica says:

    I applied for teach

  23. Azeez Olawale k. says:

    I applied for teaching since July but did not get any retort. What can I do?08064949094.Thanks.

  24. Emem Udofia says:

    I apply since last year but i didn’t get any feedback why? Pls kindly help me when the need arises through my email! [email protected]
    Thank you. ;

  25. Alex o says:

    Can o level apply for dis job

  26. falmatatijjanigoni says:

    Thank you

  27. Zikomaletia says:

    Is it possible to apply for npower batch c graduatecategory as non graduate beneficiary on npower this is because as the time of application of non graduate category I was still in school but now I am a graduate want to now my no is 08067813364

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