National Youth Service Corps
EFCC, NYSC protest corruption nationwide, corp members urged to lead fight against menace
Activities were yesterday brought to a halt in Jalingo, capital of Taraba state as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
Mixed reactions trail payment of N33,000 to NYSC members in Plateau
The payment of N33,000 to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Plateau State has been eliciting mixed reactions.
Bayelsa boils as policeman kills corps member, two others
Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital boiled yesterday as a policeman reportedly shot dead three persons. Those shot dead are a commercial driver and two of his passengers
INEC ready for Kogi, Bayelsa poll says Chairman
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it was ready for the smooth conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa.
NYSC denies Benin Republic-trained graduates of certificates
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), yesterday, has allegedly refused to issue a certificate of national service to some former corps members who graduated from institutions in the Republic of Benin and some other African countries after a rigorous one-year compulsory service.
NYSC denies postings to religious centres in Ondo
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State has described as fake the news that it posted corps members to religious organisations, especially churches.
Three Katsina NYSC members die in ghastly motor accident
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Katsina State, has confirmed the death of three corps members in a ghastly motor accident in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
Dickson pledges continuous support for Restoration Cup football tourney
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has assured grassroots football lovers that he would support the Restoration Cup football tournament beyond his tenure. He made the pledge yesterday in Yenagoa during the formal draws ceremony of the Third Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Football Tournament and presentation of kits to representatives of the 160 participating teams.…
Advice from a good friend
I had just been posted to Oyo State for the one-year mandatory service to my country. I would forever remain grateful to those who initiated the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. To a large extent, this scheme has helped to detribalise Nigeria and made some of us to view Nigeria as one entity. This…