Npower 2017 Applicants by State

Npower, the government initiative to reduce unemployment, has released the statistics of applicants for the 2017 employment drive.

According to the statistics, Lagos State has the highest number of applicants with 174,994 total applicants. This is followed by Rivers State, Oyo State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Kaduna State with 145,773, 133,281, 120,198 and 113,960 respectively.

Below is a list of the number of applicants per state of the Federation.

Abia State – 54,216

Adamawa State – 50,352

Akwa Ibom State – 58,143

Anambra State – 61,075

Bauchi State – 51,920

Bayelsa State – 23,659

Benue State – 89,734

Borno State – 55,264

Cross River State – 49,598

Delta State – 106,509

Ebonyi State – 39,030

Edo State – 63,509

Ekiti State – 37,594

Enugu State – 81,891

FCT – 120,198

Gombe State – 27,980

Imo State – 60,283

Jigawa State – 33,039

Kaduna State – 113,960

Kano State – 97,748

Katsina State – 40,742

Kebbi State – 30,975

Kogi State – 61,789

Kwara State – 77,338

Lagos State – 174,994

Nasarawa State – 72,732

Niger State – 73,236

Ogun State – 74,940

Ondo State – 69,224

Osun State – 87,281

Oyo State – 133,281

Plateau State – 68,955

Rivers State – 145,773

Sokoto State – 22,501

Taraba State – 36,987

Yobe State – 32,201

Zamfara State – 32,186

 

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