Ebonyi Gov. Increases Corps Members Allowances (Leadership)

The National Youth Service Corps members in Ebonyi are currently receiving the increased monthly allowances granted them by the state government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gov. David Umahi, during his recent visit to the scheme’s orientation…

Buhari’s son begins NYSC 11 months after bike injury (Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf, has started his mandatory National Youth Service Corps at the NYSC Orientation camp in the Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This is coming about 11 months after the President’s son had a…

Time to end NYSC (Punch)

The statement by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State that the National Youth Service Corps scheme keeps alive the dreams of Nigeria’s founding fathers is false because no such dreams really ever existed and worse still, the NYSC has become…

Five NYSC corpers kidnapped on the way to camp (Punch)

Some gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped five members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who were travelling to their orientation camps in Akwa Ibom and Rivers states. Two other passengers on the bus conveying the corps members were also kidnapped.…

Shittu has no justified ground to dodge compulsory national scheme- NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has dismissed the claim by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, that holding political office compensated for his refusal to participate in the compulsory national service. The spokesperson of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC),…

Another Buhari’s minister in NYSC ‘wahala’, may go to jail (PremiumTimes)

Another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu,…

Nigeria ministers ‘rush’ Zainab Ahmed, finance ministry overseer, at FEC meeting

Nigeria ministers shortly before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday, were seen milling around Zainab Ahmed, the minister overseeing the Ministry of Finance, according to Sunnews report. President Muhammadu Buhari, last…

ICPC stops investigation into Adeosun’s certificate forgery (Punch)

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission said on Monday that it had stopped investigations into the use of a forged exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps by a former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. The…

Protect NYSC members, Masari urges traditional rulers, LG chairmen (ThisDay)

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State Monday called on the 34 Local Government Council chairmen and traditional rulers to ensure that National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed in their communities for one-year compulsory service were provided adequate security.…

Police to partner with NYSC to fight crimes (Vanguard)

The Nigeria Police Force says it will partner with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to fight crime, including drug abuse, rape and illegal possession of firearms in the country. The force Spokesman, Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, stated this while addressing…

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