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National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)


The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is an organization set up by the Nigerian government to involve the country’s graduates in the development of the country. There is no military conscription in Nigeria, but since 1973 graduates of universities and later polytechnics have been required to take part in the National Youth Service Corps program for one year.

NYSC to Provide Artificial Limbs for Taraba Accident Victims

July 18, 2019 - Latest: NYSC to Provide Artificial Limbs for Taraba Accident Victims The corps members who lost their limbs in an accident in Taraba State minutes after leaving the orientation camp have been promised artificial limbs by the management of the Nationa ...

NYSC Speaks on N30,000 Allowance for Corps Members

July 18, 2019 - Latest: NYSC Speaks on N30,000 Allowance for Corps Members There have been speculations that corps members would start receiving the N30,000 new minimum wage as their monthly allowance from July. However, the Director-General of the National Youth ...

Man Arrested for Violation and Murder of Corps Member in Imo State

July 11, 2019 - 27-year-old Lillian Mgbanwe, a graduate of Nasarawa State Polythechnic from Delta state had her life cut short when she was attacked by a man who assualted and murdered her on her way back home from a friend’s place. Lilian who was currently se ...

Zamfara to Pay Special Allowance to Corps Members Serving in Rural Areas

July 9, 2019 - Governor Bello Muhammad of Zamfara State has promised his readiness to pay Special allowance to Corps Members Serving in rural communities across the State. He said the decision was to appreciate and encourage them for their contributions to the soci ...

9mobile Offers Toll-Free Emergency Lines for NYSC

June 26, 2019 - As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the telecommunication company, 9mobile, on Monday, stated that it would provide toll-free emergency lines for the National Youth Service Corps to assist corps members who may be in a distressed situatio ...

NYSC in Search for 75 Ex-Corps Members Over Unpaid Loans

June 26, 2019 - The NYSC Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Bako Ventim, has confirmed that the National Youth Service Corps Foundation is searching for about 75 corps members who took between N300,000 and N400,000 loans to start small businesses but refused to pay ...

Four Corps Members Rescued from Kidnappers in Rivers State

June 24, 2019 - Four members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) along with two other persons from have been rescued from kidnappers by the Rivers State Police Command. Reports say that the four corps members identified as Onyema Esther Ogechi, Nnaji Chioma, ...

NYSC Passing Out Date: 2018 Batch ‘B’ Winding-Up/Passing-Out Date

June 22, 2019 - NYSC Passing-Out Parade Announced: The Management of the National Youth Service Corps has fixed Thursday 27th June, 2019, for the Winding up/Passing out activities of the 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream I Corps Members Nationwide. ...

CBN Unveils New Empowerment Plan for Corps Members

June 21, 2019 - The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Godwin Emefiele has disclosed that the apex bank came up with a new entrepreneurship scheme, through which Corps Members can undergo intensive training during their service year and at the end become ...

NYSC Confirms Adoption of Corps Member in Borno

May 8, 2019 - Latest: NYSC Confirms Adoption of Corps Member in Borno The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Monday confirmed the abduction of a male corps member, Abraham Amuta, by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Borno ...