Youth Investment Fund: Be Weary of Fake Links,Training Is Free– Minister
Youth Investment Fund: Be Weary of Fake Links,Training Is Free– Minister: The Federal Government through the office of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has warned applicants to be careful of fake sites and links demanding for BVN during registration
There are so many fake links and sites demanding your Biometric Verification Number (BVN) as a prerequisite for registration, such is not from us, Mrs. Lere-Adams Adjobome, Director Press in the Ministry
This link: ‘https://nyif–edi.mystrikingly.com’ is maliciously fake and is not from our ministry, she added
She cleared that the application and entrepreneurship development training for the NYIF is free, and prospective applicants are advised to log on to: https://nmfb.com.ng/nigeria-youth-investment-fund.”
This was disclosed by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in a statement issued on Friday.
“After the application on the NFMB Portal, eligible applicants would be invited by the ministry for training by an approved Enterprise Development Institute (EDI).
“People should not disclose their Bank Verification Number (BVN) and other personal information to fraudsters, as BVN was not required for one to access the entrepreneurship training with and approved EDI.
“Do not access unsecure and fraudulent application portals: Apply on: https://nmfb.com.ng/nigeria-youth-investment-fund
“Do not disclose your BVN and other personal information to fraudsters, Your BVN is not required for you to access Entrepreneurship training with approved EDI’s.
“Disregard messages and advertisement inviting youth to pay any sum of money for entrepreneurship training, writing/business plan development or other services related to application for the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund
“Over a million applications have already been received since the 75 billion Naira Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) Portal went live on Oct 12, 2020. This Fund will invest in the innovative ideas, skills, and talents of young Nigerians.”