News - NYSC

Okorocha Urges Corps Members To Imbibe The Spirit Of Perseverance

1 week ago /
Nation 

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has commended members of batch A of the 2017 National Youth Service Corps programme for what he described as their resourcefulness during the service year. 

Buhari Assures Of Rescue Of Dapchi Girls

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians and the international community that the missing 101 Dapchi girls will be rescued or released.

Senate Rejects NYSC Amendment Bill

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has rejected a bill seeking to amend the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) act.

NYSC Scholarship Winners Protest Over Neglect

2 months ago /
Nation 

A call has gone out to the Nigerian Government to address the plight of former National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who bagged Presidential Scholarship Awards promises are yet to be fulfilled. At a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, the protesting ex-corps members, who have formed an association, said that...

FG To Review Corp Members Allowances

4 months ago /
Nation 

The director general of the national youth service corp (NYSC), brig. General Sulieman Kazaure has called on all state governments to show more commitment to the welfare of corp members, by ensuring the prompt upgrade of orientation camp facilities. Kazaure made the call in Ekiti state during his visit to the...

NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Night Parties

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members against negative conducts one of which is holding night parties because according to him, this could jeopardize their lives. Kazaure also warned corps members against involvement in practices such as Advanced Fee Fraud also...

NYSC DG Says Borno Orientation Camp Will Reopen Soon

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Sule Kazaure has said the Borno Orientation Camp will be reopened for corp members soon. Kazaure said this at a one-day working and inspection tour at the Katsina NYSC permanent orientation camp. He said according to observations, the Boko Haram terrorists are no longer...

House Of Reps Queries NUC Over NYSC Certificates For Foreign Graduates

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives wants clarification from the national universities commission on why Nigerian graduates of foreign universities are allowed to pursue their masters degrees without NYSC discharge certificate as against Nigerian university graduates. The house committee on justice was mandated to look into the issue and come up with recommendations...

The New Secretary To The Government Of The Federation: A Profile

5 months ago /
Nation 

Boss Gida Mustapha is a lawyer, management consultant, politician, businessman and boardroom guru of considerable repute. His appointment as the managing director/ceo of the national inland waterways authority (NIWA) hasd been well received by staff and stakeholders, thanks to his vast public sector experience, legal background, extensive travels and contracts...

Fayose Asks FG To Increase Corpers’ ‘Allowee’ To 50,000

8 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked the Federal Government to increase the monthly allowance of Corps members in the country from 19,800 to 50,000 thousand Naira. The governor stated this in Ise Ekiti at the closing ceremony of the orientation course of the 2017 batch “A” stream 2 Represented by his...

Full List Of 1999 Constitution Amendment

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal lawmakers on Wednesday cast their votes to amend sections in the fourth amendment of the 1999 Constitution. Here is a full list of the sections amended. 1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State) – This...

FG Declares Nigeria Meningitis Free

10 months ago /
Health 

The Federal Government has officially declared Nigeria free from the latest ‘type c’ deadly Cero Spinal Meningitis (CSM) which has claimed thousands of lives since the outbreak in 2016. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Oyewole, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council weekly meeting in Abuja. He...

FG Spends ₦6bn On N-Power Beneficiaries Every Month

10 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development  Nation 

The federal government spends N6bn on beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme on a monthly basis, a presidential aide has said. Afolabi Imoukhuede, the senior special assistant to the president on job creation, gave the information during an interactive session with the first batch of the scheme’s beneficiaries in Edo at the...

Governor Gaidem Approves Recruitment Of 70 Health Workers

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved the recruitment of 38 nurses who have just graduated from the state own Dr. Shehu Sule College of Nursing and Midwifery, Damaturu. The approval was contained in a statement from the Director of Press to the governor, Abdullahi Bego. According to the statement, the...

Enugu Government Urges Residents To Donate Blood

10 months ago /
Health 

The Enugu State Government, on Wednesday, appealed to residents of the state to donate blood in order to ensure the success of its free maternal and child health programme. Dr Okechukwu Ossai, the state Director, Public Health, said in an interview, in Enugu, that availability of blood was critical to maternal...

Corps Member Dies Of Heart Failure In Sokoto

1 year ago /
Health 

Anthony Ochai, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) from Benue state, has died of heart failure in Sokoto.

Al-Makura Reaffirms Resolve To Minimise Youth Restiveness

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-makura has reaffirmed his resolve to minimise youths restiveness in the state. The governor made this known at passing out parade of the 2nd batch of the Nasarawa Youth Empowerment Scheme (NAYES). Addressing the marshals shortly after the parade, the governor said that there is need to...

Obiano Commits To Employing 178 Youths In Anambra

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Anambra state government has pledged its commitment to solving the problem of youth unemployment in the state, through opening windows of opportunity in various fields of the economy including agriculture, trade and commerce, in the civil service. The Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, revealed this when he...

President Orders Independent Probe Of Corps Members’ Death

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an independent investigation into the death of a 2016 Batch ‘B’ corps member, Miss Ifedolapo Oladepo, who died at the Kano Orientation Camp recently. The directive came barely 24 hours after the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, announced that...

310 Young Entrepreneur Get CBN Loan

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in partnership with Heritage Bank on Thursday in Abuja disbursed N93 million to 310 young entrepreneurs in the country. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, represented by the Deputy Governor, Corporate Services, Alhaji Sulieman Barau, presented a N3 million cheque to each of the young...


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