*Enforcement on Okada ban: Operators storm Sanwo-Olu’s office in protest (Vanguard) *Two kids rescued as fire guts another Lagos building (Guardian)

Enforcement on Okada ban: Operators storm Sanwo-Olu’s office in protest (Vanguard) Ahead of the commencement of total enforcement ban on activities of commercial motorcyclists, popularly called, “Okada” and tricyclists, “Keke NAPEP” commencing, February 1st, some operators, on Friday, led a…

*Two more buildings collapse in Lagos’ Balogun market (DailyTrust) *RRS nabs seven for allegedly extorting Lagos motorists (Guardian)

Two more buildings collapse in Lagos’ Balogun market (DailyTrust) Six hours after a fire outbreak in Balogun market in Lagos Island, two buildings collapsed at the same time, while the firefighters tried curtailing the fire. This brings the total to…

Don’t transport corpers as from 6pm, FRSC boss orders drivers (Punch)

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered that no transport union should transport any National Youth Service Corps member as from 6 pm during the Yuletide. Boboye said this during the FRSC end-of-the-year meeting with…

NYSC members will enjoy new minimum wage’ (Nation)

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has confirmed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will enjoy the new minimum wage of N30,000. Read Also: FEC directs minimum wage arrears’ payment on or before Dec…

NYSC arrests 65 fake graduates nationwide (Punch)

The National Youth Service Corps has said that it arrested a total of 65 intending corps members during its just concluded Batch B Stream 2 Orientation Course, for allegedly tendering fake certificates. The NYSC authorities, in a statement made available…

US-based Nigerian sexagenarians return for NYSC (Punch)

Some overseas graduates have been returning to the country to undergo the National Youth Service Corps, despite being above  30, The PUNCH has learnt. Two of the corps members, who are in their 60s  and based in the United States,   Louis Ebodaghe…

Why we decided to build Anambra NYSC orientation camp – Obi

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has said that the decision by his government to build a Permanent Orientation Camp in Anambra State for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at Mbaukwu/Umuawulu was borne out of need,…

INEC to protect NYSC members during polls (Nation)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to protect National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to Katsina State on election duties against insecurity. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Alhaji Ibrahim Zarewa, made the pledge on Tuesday in…

No insurance for 35 slain NYSC members, others (Punch)

Five months after the 2019 general elections, no fewer than 35 National Youth Service Corps members and other ad hoc workers, who were killed or injured in the process, have yet to get their insurance benefits. The Independent National Electoral…

No ransom for kidnapped corps members —NYSC DG (Punch)

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has warned that the Corps would not pay ransom for any kidnapped corps member. He consequently advised corps members to be security-conscious and be mindful of their…

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