Tag: NYSC

‘Accept your postings in good faith’ NYSC tells corps members

The National Youth Service Corps has urged newly posted Corps members to accept their postings in good faith. Coordinator of the scheme in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Jikamshi, gave the advice while addressing the 2021 Batch `B’ Stream I youth corps members posted to the state. He spoke at the[Read More…]

‘No corp member has tested positive for COVID-19 in any orientation camp’ – NYSC says

The management of the National Youth Service Corps NYSC has refuted reports making the rounds in both the mainstream and new media alleging that NYSC camps are on red alert as 109 tested positive for COVID 19. The rebuttal is contained in a statement signed by the Director, Press and[Read More…]

Alleged NYSC Certificate Forgery: I am vindicated, Adeosun celebrates court ruling

Former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun has hailed the court ruling of the Federal High Court that she could be appointed as a minister without presenting her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate. Adeosun said she has been vindicated. Justice Taiwo Taiwo, a judge at the federal high court in Abuja,[Read More…]

‘There is no plan to scrap the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC)’ – Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Youths says there is no plan to scrap the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC). The chairman of the committee, Yemi Adaramodu, said this in Abuja Thursday at the official unveiling of nine books on NYSC and maiden NYSC film in commemoration of the 48th[Read More…]

Sports minister says Nigeria is committed to sustaining the National Youth Service Corps amid calls for the scheme to be scrapped

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the Federal Government is committed to sustaining the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), amid calls for the scheme to be scrapped.  Dare made the assertion in a tweet on his handle on Wednesday morning, praising the NYSC for its contribution[Read More…]

Government to shut down NYSC orientation camps that fail to comply with COVID-19 protocol

The Federal Government has revealed plans to shut down National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps that fail to comply with the given COVID-19 protocol. Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sport disclosed this while speaking at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Monday, Mr Dare[Read More…]

NYSC says it did not abandon COVID-19 positive corp members in isolation centre

The National Youth Service Corps has said it did not abandon corps members who tested positive for COVID-19 in isolation Centres. An online report had said some corps members deployed to Jigawa State who tested positive for the virus were abandoned at the state’s isolation centre despite showing no symptom.[Read More…]

Filmmakers must seek approval before using NYSC uniforms in movies – NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has told filmmakers to always seek proper approval before using corps members’ uniform while shooting their movies. Mr. Christian Oru, NYSC Assistant Director of Legal Services, said this in Lagos during a meeting between the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and creative[Read More…]

NYSC to send corpers to train prison inmates

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has assured the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCOs) of its readiness to supply skilled manpower for the reformation of inmates. Alhaji Ahmed Ikaka, Director of NYSC South-East Area Office, gave the assurance on Wednesday in Enugu while exchanging views with Mr Joseph Emelue, the Controller[Read More…]

President Buhari directs compulsory health insurance for corps members

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Youths Service Corps to enrol corps members into the National Health Insurance Scheme.  This was disclosed by the Director-General of NYSC, Shuaibu Ibrahim on Monday at a briefing in Abuja.  The NYSC DG mentioned that this compulsory insurance is needed because the NYSC[Read More…]