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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.

200L Student Arrested for Participating in NYSC

November 29, 2019 - The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) arrested a certain 200-level student for allegedly obtaining a fake degree certificate and partaking in the ongoing orientation exercise in Zamfara state camp. It was said that the NYSC last Friday arrested the ...

Fake Corps Member Remanded in Prison for Forgery

November 19, 2019 - Latest: Fake Corps Member Remanded in Prison for Forgery Osaghae Osaigbovo, an alleged impersonator of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, was ordered by a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin, on Monday, November 18th to be remanded in a c ...

NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Defacing their Uniform

November 8, 2019 - It is no longer news that most coppers try to modify their NYSC kits to their desired taste and style whenever it presents itself. The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has however warned corps m ...

Corps Member Produces Furniture for Over 80 Pupils in Cross River State

October 5, 2019 - Stephen Teru, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme, serving in Cross River state took the responsibility upon himself to make school furniture for over 80 pupils in two public schools. The Cross River state Corper took to Fac ...

How to Check JAMB Matriculation List: NYSC Notice for Final Year Students

October 2, 2019 - The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has launched a portal where undergraduates of various institutions can check whether their admissions are recognised by JAMB or not. It is important for final year students in particular to confirm that ...

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 ...