The Nigerian Government has released a schedule for the next phase of its job creation and empowerment initiative also known as the N-Power Programme.
A statement by the Senior Special Adviser to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande said that about a million Nigerian undergraduates who had applied online for the N-Power programme would now be assessed in order to pick the final 500,000 for the two-year volunteer positions.
Under the next phase of the programme, candidates will be assessed in phases based on their specific chosen programmes before the final selection.
“Under this phase, applicants are to log in and fill in their phone numbers and surnames as contained in their original application, using their personal profile (which has been opened for every applicant)” part of the statement read.
The statement indicates that candidates will be notified by text messages of their assessment the day earlier ,and all assessments will include some personal questions and other questions testing basic knowledge of English, General Knowledge and Quantitative Reasoning.
Applicants should also note that they will be tested on other programme-specific questions depending on the programme they applied for.
“Applicants are to note also that they can take their tests on a smart-phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer provided that the devices have internet connection,” the statement adds.