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Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition 2022



Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition 2022 for Nigerian Students

The Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay (JAME) Competition 2022 is now accepting applications. Undergraduate students in Nigerian tertiary institutions are encouraged to submit essays on the topic: Criminalization of Suicidal Attempts: To Stay or to Go.


Ms Jemila Abubakar, the Asido Foundation’s first Project Manager, was a selfless angel who was enthusiastic about mental health awareness. Sadly, she died in July 2020 after a brief illness. The Asido Foundation intends to honor her legacy by hosting an annual essay competition for undergraduates from all Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. The focus will be on a current mental health issue.

About Asido Foundation (AF)

The Asido Foundation (AF) is a non-profit charity that aims to combat the ocean of mental health ignorance by providing evidence-based information and engaging in advocacy and intervention activities focused at improving the Nigerian population’s mental health needs.

Benefits of JAME Essay Competition

  • 1st Place: N200, 000
  • 2nd Place: N150, 000
  • 3rd Place: N100, 000
  • Best 15 submissions will be given awards of excellence.

Competition Qualification Requirements

  • Undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions are eligible to enter
  • Entries should be between 750 and 1,500 words long;
  • Because there will be a plagiarism check, entries must be at least 70% original.

How to Apply

If you’re interested and qualified, please fill out the form below.

To apply, go to Asido Foundation (AF)


Please enclose a photocopy of your passport, proof of enrollment, and proof of taking the shameless vow. Please include your name, school, course of study/level, and contact information in the email.

Click here for additional information.

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List of Institutions Accredited for NYSC 2022 Mobilization



Check institutions accreditation and Course

Are you a Prospective Corps Member (PCM)? Do you want to check if your Institution is approved for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program in 2022? If ‘yes’, this post will guide you on how to check your Institution’s accreditation status for NYSC program, and also shows the list of Institutions accredited for NYSC mobilization in 2022.

Checking of the accreditation status of your Institution has been made easy, as Prospective Corps members can easily check by visiting NYSC portal. Just before we show you steps to check your Institution’s accreditation, let’s look at the frequently asked questions about the accreditation of an Institution.


Why is it necessary for me to check if my Institution and Course are accredited?

A lot of Institutions out there are not approved (or recently lose their accreditation). Any Institution that is not accredited or has lost its accreditation is not eligible to produce Corps for the National Youth Service.

What if my Institution is accredited but the course I studied is not accredited, will I still go for NYSC?

No, there are many accredited institutions out there that offer courses that they don’t have accreditation to run. Or their accreditation might have been withdrawn by regulatory bodies.

How would I check if my Institution and Course are accredited?

Actually, that is our purpose for writing this post. We will show you how to check your Institution and Course accreditation status for NYSC.

How to check if your institutions and course is accredited for NYSC

Follow the steps below to check list of NUC, NBTE and NCCE accredited courses within selected institution:


  • Visit the NYSC portal at
  • Select Programme i.emonotechnic, HND, Ist Degree.
  • Select Institutions.
  • Click “Extract Course.

The list of accredited courses in the chosen Institution will be displayed. then scroll down until you get your Course of study. If you can’t see your school or course of study that means your instruction or course is not accredited.

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Npower Latest News Today Wednesday 26th Jan 2022 – Npower November and December Update stipend



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Naijaonpoint Media reports that beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N-Power scheme have started receiving bank alerts of N30, 000 for their November 2021 stipend.

Some volunteers (Batch C) who spoke to Naijaonpoint Media on condition of anonymity confirmed the development on Tuesday morning.

However, N-Power graduate beneficiaries – classified as Federal Government workers too – do not have a consistent payday.

Every month, the Federal Government spends more than N15 billion as stipends on 510,000 volunteers of the N-Power scheme, a component of the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIP).



All N-Power Batch C1 beneficiaries should Know their status.

PENDING (Validation stage)
PROCESSING (Disbursement stage)
PAID (Accounts credited)

All Npower beneficiaries are required to keep their accounts validated.

To keep your account validated to avoid future payment failures. You are required to visit your bank to resolve any BVN and Date of Birth related issues associated with your account number.


Serious Caution to all Npower Beneficiaries.

Dear N-Power Batch C (Stream 1) Beneficiaries, DON’T FALL A VICTIM

Again, like we have frequently said in the past, ATM credentials are sensitive details peculiar to you and therefore should be treated with maximum confidentiality.

Hence, ignore fraudulent calls requesting your ATM credentials, purportedly for payment of outstanding November and December stipends. Note that N-Power officials can never indulge in such unwholesome acts to swindle unsuspecting beneficiaries.


Kindly drop your questions in the comment section or contact our customer care service.


NOVEMBER PROCESSING (Validated Accounts)

Those with failed accounts are being validated for smooth payment of the November Stipend to beneficiaries to avoid future payment failure.

In other Npower Latest News, NASIMS management is planning an online question-and-answer session.


The online discussion between NASIMS management and Npower Batch C1 beneficiaries will help in solving payment issues and other related issues faced by beneficiaries.

Meanwhile, Npower beneficiaries with failed October salary payments have now been credited.
NASIMS Denies Looting NISP Funds.

NASIMS management has denied the claim by Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed.

Senator Bala Mohammed has accused the ministry of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq and other federal government agencies of looting over 1 trillion naira meant for the programme.


According to the Governor, “corruption has already crashed the Federal Government’s SIP programme to its knees, challenging the FG to adopt the system of empowerment his administration is doing in Bauchi state”.

Reacting to the allegation, the minister said the statements made by the Bauchi State governor are manifestly false and have absolutely no bearing on the realities on the ground.

According to the agency, the Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), launched by His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 and currently being supervised by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, is very much alive, functional, dynamic, and increasingly expanding to reach and continue to make a significant positive difference in the lives of even more poor and vulnerable households and beneficiaries nationwide, including Bauchi State. To claim otherwise would not be in tune with the realities of the implementation of the NSIP in his state, in particular, as regularly reported in both traditional and new media outlets.



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