BREAKING!!! NYSC Cancels Davido’s One Year Service

While one revealed how he was commended for a job well done, the other revealed how his was canceled. Ever since news broke of Nigerian singer, Davido, going for the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps program, Nigerians have steady followed the progress from his end. It was only at the beginning of the program earlier this year, we got to see the singer participate in the program as he made sure to show it on his social media page. Not long after, he began going on his music tour,…

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NYSC Warns Corps Members Ahead Of 2019 Elections

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has warned Corps members’ against taking bribe from politicians. The Director General of the corps, Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure issued the warning while visiting corps members at the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Suru Local Government Area, Darkingari, Kebbi State, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. Represented by Mrs Victoria Ango, a Deputy Director in the Evaluation Department, NYSC headquarters, Abuja, the DG said, “I urge you to please avoid bribing and fraud during the 2019 general elections. You…

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Forget About NYSC For Now If You Are Graduating From These Schools

Graduating students at the University of Agriculture, Makurdi and Benue State University is not going to be allowed to participate in the NYSC program for two years. According to the Daily Post, the management of the National Youth Service Corps has banned the two institutions from sending their students for the mandatory one-year national service. The universities were banned after the NYSC allegedly discovered that the management of the two schools help students to manipulate their age to make them eligible for the one year program. However, the Vice Chancellor…

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NYSC: The 7 Sins Of Davido And Accompanying Sanctions

In recent time, there has been emphasis on the need to participate in the one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme mandated under the enabling Act. The calls amidst the recent realities of sacks, resignations and disqualifications (among others) of political leaders who became graduates at and/or before the age of thirty but failed to participate in the scheme. The mandatory NYSC scheme is governed by several codes and ethics, the violation of which attracts penalties, ranging from extension of service year to termination of service year and prosecution…

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You Can No Longer Travel As You Like – NYSC Bans Corps Members From Unauthorized Journeys

The director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen Zakari Kazaure, has warned that travelling out of camp or places of primary assignment without obtaining permission remained an offence. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kazaure spoke at the Ekiti state permanent orientation camp, situated in Ise/Emure, in Ise/Orun local government area. The report said Kazaure was on a visit to educate corp members on dangers inherent in playing with their health and security. He said the standing rule of the agency is being repeatedly ignored in…

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SEE What NYSC Is Saying About Posting Corps Members To Crisis Areas In Plateau

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said no corps member serving in Plateau State would be posted to crisis-ridden areas. Mr Abdulsalam Alhassan, the state’s coordinator, said this while addressing newsmen on Monday in Mangu area of thr state. He said that the measure became necessary to ensure that no corps member became a victim of attacks on rural communities. “In our bid to protect the corps members, we have resolved that no one will be posted to volatile areas. “We have also resolved that corps members will only…

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NYSC Increases Corps Members Transport Allowance

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the increase in transport and local allowances of corps members during orientation programmes. This was disclosed in a statement by Director Press and Publications department of the scheme, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi. Adeyemi said 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps members lauded the increase when the Director General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure visited the Ebonyi State Orientation Camp. “The transport allowance for each corps member has been increased from N1,500 to N1,800, while the local allowance is now N1,400 up from N1,000.…

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NYSC Members Now To Be Posted To Farms – Coordinator

In a bid to boost agricultural production in Nigeria and skills acquisition, some corpers are set to be posted to farms to gather knowledge. The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it will include farming and crop production as part of the one year primary assignment for corps members from the next service year. Mr Bello Ballama, the NYSC FCT Coordinator, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. He said that the move was to help address corps rejection by some…

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NYSC Releases Date For 2017 Batch B Stream 2 Orientation (See Details)

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced date for orientation camp of 2017 Batch B, stream 2 Corps members. The orientation course will hold between Tuesday 16th January 2018, to Monday 5th February 2018. It is scheduled to hold in only Fifteen (15) NYSC Orientation Camps: Abia, Bauchi, Benue, Delta, Enugu, Sokoto, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Plateau, Lagos, Osun, Oyo, Rivers and the FCT. This information was contained on its official Facebook page The statement reads “The NYSC 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream II Orientation Course is scheduled…

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