Latest N-Power News Headlines For Today Wednesday, November 20th

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Welcome to the latest N-Power news headlines update for today, Wednesday November 20th, 2019, on Concise News.

Here are the latest N-Power news headlines

N-Power Speaks On Payment Of October Stipend

The handlers of the N-Power scheme have urged beneficiaries to be patient over the delayed payment of the October 2019 stipend.

This news medium learned that with November already into its 19th day, N-Power beneficiaries are yet to get their October stipend.

As a result of the delay in the payment of the stipend for October 2019, N-Power beneficiaries have been left fuming. Read more here.

N-Power: NUT ‘Not In Full Support’ Of N-Teach (Here’s Why)

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has said that the N-Power scheme of the Federal Government where some beneficiaries are deployed as N-Teach educators is not the best contingency approach to delivering quality education, especially early child education.

NUT National President, Dr. Nasir Idris, disclosed this recently during a four-day workshop on “Learning Through Play for Early Childhood Education Teachers in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), organised by the NUT in partnership with the Danish Union of Early Childhood and Youth Educators (BUPL).

Idris, who stressed the need of providing the child with an early foundation and formation in life, said there was the need to strengthen the capacity of early child educators to conform to international best practice for a holistic and functional development of the child. Read more here.

N-Power Stipend: Payment Process Has Been Disrupted – Insider Reveals (ICYMI)

As N-Power beneficiaries await the payment of their October stipend, we takes a flashback to last month when insiders expressed fears that the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs) is now effectively going the way of many government programmes.

It would be recalled that the NSIP (a programme the N-Power scheme is one of it’s components), which was formerly under the office of the vice-president and managed by Maryam Uwais, special adviser to the president on social intervention, was moved to the ministry of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development on October 1.

As per TheCable about three weeks ago, Maryam Uwais, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on social investment has been having a running battle with politicians who want to hijack the programme for political purposes, especially with an average annual budget of N500 billion — complemented by the $322 million Abacha loot restituted to the country in 2018 by the Swiss government. Read more here.

And that’s all for today on the latest N-Power news on Concise News. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day!

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