Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs has disclosed that the ministry have received over one million applicant for the N Power program barely 48 hours after it started.

1 million applicant for N power – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs

The high rate on unemployment in the country is alarming and the numbers of applicants

for the 2020 N Power programme have shown things are not getting better.

The Federal Government opened N-Power 2020 recruitment portal on the 26th of June and

barely 48 hours after it was opened over a million applicants have been recorded.

This was confirmed by the Minister for Humanitarian, Mrs Sadiya Umar Farouq via a post on her official Twitter handle.

1 million applicant for N power – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs

Sadiya noted that they are receiving 100 new applicants per seconds, a move that showed

how unemployment rate amidst educated citizens have increased.

N-Power is a youth empowerment scheme sponsored by the Federal Government of


The programme aspires to provide a platform where most Nigerians can access skills

acquisition and development.

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