FG Commences Recruitment of 500,000 Unemployed Graduates

Federal Government begins recruitment of 500,000 unemployed graduates promised on Democracy Day. Applications are expected to start coming in on June 12, the beginning of next week.


The Federal Government will begin to receive applications online for 500,000 teaching jobs on June 12, the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, has said.

He said: “Young unemployed Nigerians are advised to visit the website and apply.

President Muhammadu Buhari had in his May 29 Democracy Day broadcast to the nation formally launched the “unprecedented social investment programmes already provided for under the 2016 Appropriation by the administration.”

“The N-Power Teacher Corps initiative which will engage and train 500,000 young unemployed graduates is a paid volunteer programme of a two-year duration.

“Besides their monthly take home pay estimated at about N23,000, the selected 500,000 graduates will also get computer devices that will contain information necessary for their specific engagement, as well as information for their continuous training and development. They get to keep the devices even after exiting from the programme,” the statement added.

To apply, go to npower.gov.ng.

The deadline is August 31st, 2016.

MSG Team.

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