The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says the link: https://nyif–edi.mystrikingly.com currently being circulated is fake.
Press Director, Lere-Adams Adjobome, raised the alarm in a statement on Thursday.
The spokeswoman clarified that the application and entrepreneurship development training for the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) is free.
Adjobome advised prospective participants to log on to: https://nmfb.com.ng/nigeria-youth-investment-fund.
She said after the application on the NFMB Portal, eligible applicants would be invited by for training by an approved Enterprise Development Institute (EDI).
The official warned applicants not to disclose their Bank Verification Number (BVN) and other personal information to anyone.
Adjobome added that BVN was not required for one to access the entrepreneurship training.
“Do not access insecure and fraudulent application portals: Apply on https://nmfb.com.ng/nigeria-youth-investment-fund. Do not disclose your BVN and other personal information”, she noted.
The statement released numbers for enquiries: 07047024251 – South-South; 07047598382 – North-East; 08181127180 – North-West.
Others are 08152947812 – South-West; 07087792103 – North-Central; 07053820081 – South-East.