National Youth Service Corps
Intrigues behind Adeosun’s fall
After months of intrigues and politicking over her presentation of a fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge certificate, everything came to a climax yesterday with the final resignation of Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, from the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Reviewed NYSC allowance will come with new minimum wage, DG assures
Director-general of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Zakari Kazaure, has reassured corps members of the upward review of their allowance, saying it would take effect with the new national minimum wage. Kazaure said efforts were being made to increase the monthly allowance currently at N19,800 while applauding them for service to their fatherland. Addressing…
NYSC declares three-day mourning for death of nine corps
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has declared three-days to mourn the death of nine corps members who drowned on Saturday. The death of the nine corps member was confirmed by Taraba State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Missal Missal confirmed that bodies of seven out of the 22 corps members who went swimming in…
NYSC assures of upward review of corps’ members monthly allowance
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) yesterday said the Federal Government had commenced the process of reviewing corps members’ monthly allowance. Director-General of NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, who disclosed this when he visited the FCT Orientation Camp in Kubwa as part of his tour of orientation camps across the country, said the scheme received a…
Corps members won’t be posted to volatile areas in Plateau, says coordinator
No member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Plateau State would be posted to crises-ridden areas, the state’s coordinator, Abdulsalam Alhassan, has said.
NYSC DG warns corps members against electoral malpractice
Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. General Suleiman Kazaure, yesterday warned corps members participating in Saturday’s election not to indulge in electoral malpractice. Kazaure, who was represented by the corps’ Director of Planning, Research and Statistics, Mrs. Victoria Okakwu, gave the warning in Ado-Ekiti, while addressing the 4,967 corps members who…
On optional uniform for female youth corps members
There is great symbolism in the rejection by the Senate, of a proposed amendment to the National Youth Service Corps enabling law, such as to give female corps members the option to wear skirts instead of trousers. Although one of the reasons for dropping the proposal was the requirement of constitutional amendment, it hinted at…
Big spenders of the western world
Members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, are always advocating for better wages. I understand each corps member now earn N19,800.00 monthly.
NYSC: In search of relevance
“Youth obey the clarion call. Let us lift our nation high. Under the sun or in the rain. With dedication and selflessness, Nigeria is ours, Nigeria we serve”. This National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, anthem still fresh in my memory, 20 years after completing my service to the nation. It is an anthem which every…
NYSC member docked for allegedly sleeping with married woman
A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Bonaventure Okeke, was on Monday arraigned in a Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja for allegedly committing adultery.