#InsideNigeria 400,000 applicants register on FG job portal in 36 hours – N-Power
The Federal Government’s job
portal N-Power, which was
recently launched on June 12,
2016, has recorded 400,000
registrations in 36 hours.
According to Channels TV, the Senior Special
Assistant to President Buhari on Job Creation,
Mr Afolabi Imoukhede said “We have been
very impressed by the enthusiastic response
to the call for applications. As at noon on
Monday June 13, only 36 hours after the
launch of the portal, 403, 528 applicants had
successfully registered on the site and were in
the middle of completing the application
He also said “We are also very pleased that the
registrations have been taking place without
any hitches or system failures, considering the
volume of response.
“All together the website has received over 35
million hits since Saturday midnight.”
The Federal Government said its aim is to
employ 500,000 teachers » .
N-Power is aimed at preparing young
Nigerians for a knowledge economy where,
equipped with world-class skills and
certification, they become innovators and
movers in the domestic and global markets.
It is segmented as follows: N-Power Teachers
Corps– 500,000 graduates, N-Power Knowledge
– 25,000 non-graduates and N-Power Build-