NYSC denies suspension of members’ allowance for April, May

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has denied news release purportedly issued by the Director-General, conveying to members that their monthly stipends for April and May, would be contributed to the fight against COVID-19. The NYSC advised…

*Lagos task force chair, Egbeyemi, others to be disciplined (Guardian) *COVID-19: Doctors, nurses flee as suspected cases hit Lagos hospital (Punch)

Lagos task force chair, Egbeyemi, others to be disciplined (Guardian) If the directive of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on the excesses of officers enforcing the state-at-home order in Lagos State, is anything to go by, then the…

Why we suspended orientation camp exercise nationwide – NYSC DG (DailyTrust)

Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said orientation camp exercise was suspended as a precautionary measure to avoid cases of crornavirus (COVID-19).  Brigadier General Ibrahim who spoke to Daily Trust on the…

NYSC shuts down orientation camps over coronavirus fears

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management has shut down all the orientation camp nationwide over the spread of coronavirus. The directive, which came from the NYSC headquarters in Abuja early Wednesday morning disrupted the orientation camp of the 2020…

*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…

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