Tags : NYSC

House Of Reps Consider Scrapping NYSC Scheme

The House of Representatives is considering discontinuation of the National Youth Service Corps scheme (NYSC). The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Alteration Bill, 2020, which is seeking to repeal the NYSC Act, is billed for the second reading. The Sponsor, Hon. Awaji-Inombek Abiante in the explanatory memorandum of the proposal, listed the various […]

“731 Corps Members Test Positive For COVID-19” –PTF

Seven hundred and thirty-seven corps members from the Batch-B have tested positive for COVID-19. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force On COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. According to him, the cases were recorded from all States across the country. He said: “In continuation of the NYSC engagement, the […]

Corps Member Donates Allowance To COVID-19 Fight

A National Youth Service Corps member donated his monthly stipend of N33,000 to the Cross River Government to help in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. According to the News Agency of Nigeria the corps member identified as Mr Hodo Bassey, is currently serving in Cross River State. Mr. Bassey a graduate of Tourism and Hospitality […]

NYSC Suspends Ongoing Orientation Course Nationwide

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has cut short the ongoing three weeks orientation for the National Youth Service. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare revealed that this is part of the Federal Government’s precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. The orientation programme which commenced on March 10 and was supposed […]

Corps Member Detained By Police For Raping A Secondary School

The Katsina Command of the Nigerian Police Force confirmed that it has detained a corps member deployed to Katsina state who raped a junior secondary school girl, at his place of primary assignment. Command Spokesman, SP Gambo Isah confirmed the case in a chat with The Nation, on Friday, February 28, 2020 adding that the […]

NYSC Gets Operational Licence For N50m Radio Station

A sum of N50million budgetary allocation has been obtained by the National Youth Service Corps , NYSC, for an operational licence for its proposed Radio Station. The NYSC Director-General, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, made this known on Wednesday in Abuja, while speaking at the NYSC Press and Public Relations Officers’ workshop. Gen Ibrahim who disclosed […]