The Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities has dismissed rumors that the NPower portal had been hacked and candidates’ particulars had been compromised.
Naija Information studies that Social media was awash on Sunday with studies that the Npower website had been hacked and candidates’ particulars had been not secure.
However the scheme in a publish on Twitter swiftly debunked such studies, assuring candidates that its website was very secure and has not been hacked.
Please word that NO Ministry/NPower Official will name you to request in your particulars. Do NOT give your particulars over the telephone to anybody, enter them on any hyperlink and share them with strangers.
Do NOT additionally make cost to anybody. Software is FREE.
— N-Energy (@npower_ng) June 28, 2020
Reacting additional in an announcement on Sunday evening, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Growth, via its Deputy Director Data, Rhoda Iliya, stated the NPower portal was safe.
“The Ministry will prefer to guarantee Nigerians that the N-Energy portal is secured and no information has been compromised,” it stated.
The Ministry additionally urged Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 35 with or with out formal training to use for a slot within the new programme.
The assertion learn partly: “Inline with the continued N-POWER Batch C on-line software which commenced Friday, June 26, 2020, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Catastrophe Administration and Social Growth, hereby proclaims that over 1,000,000 functions have been obtained from throughout the Federation in lower than 48 hours after the Honourable Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq declared open the brand new N-Energy Portal on the Ministry’s web site.
“The Ministry needs to reiterate that every one younger Nigerians between the ages of 18-35 with or with out formal training can apply for a slot within the new program which might be very centered on agriculture.
“The variety of functions to this point obtained is a sign of the variety of our youths who want jobs and the boldness in this system.
“The Ministry will proceed to collaborate with its technical companions to supply well timed assist to all candidates.
“The choice course of could be truthful and clear and the general public would even be carried alongside at each stage.”