Stop dehumanising Corps members, Sports Ministry tells army personnel

By Olawale Ajimotokan The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has urged all army and para-military personnel to be re-oriented and cease dehumanizing actions against National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members across the country. The appeal was on the heel of an unfortunate incident that occurred on July 28, 2021 in Cross River State, where […]

NYSC Explains How to Lift 100m out of Poverty with Trust Fund

• Facilitates N1.18bn facilities for corps members • Empowers 500,000 in 10 years, sets up skill centres Oghenevwede Ohwovoriole in Abuja The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) justified its proposal to set up a trust fund for all corps members nationwide, arguing that the fund, if eventually established, will help actualise President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision […]

NYSC DG charges corps members on self-employment, creativity

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has charged new Corps members to acquire skills that would make them wealth creators instead of seeking scarcely available white-collar jobs. He advised the Corps members to develop skills and embrace the dignity of labour while striving for self-employment. […]

Zulum releases N148.8m to offsets corp members allowance

By Hamza Suleiman Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the payment of N148.8 million to offset the backlogs of arrears and monthly allowances of various batches of serving and past corps members in the state. The Desk Officer of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state, Mr. Christopher Godwin-Akaba, made this known […]

Meet widow who sponsored graduate that wrote O’level exams 17 times in 5 years

Emmanuel Oluwasayomi Ahmadu And his mother, Mrs. Esther Ahmadu A Nigerian virtuous widow, mother of five children identified as Mrs. Esther Ahmadu, who recently retired as a teacher in the civil service in Kogi State has demonstrated that there is more to motherhood than childbirth The unflinching effort of Mrs. Esther Ahmadu over her children […]

NYSC reacts to video of ex-corps member humiliated by policemen

  The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Oyo State said its attention has been drawn to a viral video of a female ex-corps member arrested by security operatives at the resident of a suspected armed robber/kidnapper in Ibadan.   The viral video showed how some policemen arrested and dehumanized an ex-corps member, identified as […]

Young doctor dies in road accident two days after completing NYSC

(NNP) Attention has once again been drawn to the dangers of Nigerian roads with the untimely death of a young and talented medical doctor, Urenna Iroegbu. Dr. Iroegbu had just completed her National Youth Service and was returning home to Akwa Ibom State on Saturday when tragedy struck. According to reports reaching NNP, the young […]

Female corps member found dead in Abuja hotel few days to her Passing Out Parade (POP)

A female National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member has been found dead in an hotel room in Abuja few days to her passing Out Parade, (POP) following her meeting with a yet to be identified male companion. The corps member was identified as Amaka Asikaogu. According to The Nation, the late Amaka and her male […]

Two Nigerians in their 60s return to join NYSC

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Some overseas graduates have been returning to the country to undergo the National Youth Service Corps, despite being above 30, The PUNCH has learnt. Two of the corps members, who are in their 60s and based in the United States, Louis Ebodaghe and Olusegun Abebe, passed out with the 2019 Batches A […]

NYSC to engage 4,000 corps members in general election in Gombe state

NAN The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it plans to engage no fewer than 4,000 corps members for the conduct of the forthcoming general election in Gombe state. Mr David Markson, the state’s NYSC Coordinator, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Thursday. Markson said the […]

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