NYSC SECURES 26MIL NAIRA TO REPLACE CORPS MEMBER’S AMPUTATED LIMB

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has set aside N26 million to replace a Corps member’s amputated limbs in Kano state. The state NYSC Coordinator, Malam Ladan Baba disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday when he led other officials of the scheme to visit the corps member, Nuruddeen Tahir at his family house in Gwarzo Local Government Area of the state. Baba sai the corps member, who already had his left hand amputated when he was 12 years old, had also lost the other one in an accident on his…

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16,580 FOREIGN STUDENTS REFUSED TO COME AND DEFEND THEIR CERTIFICATES – NYSC

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The National Youth Service Corps has said only 3,420 foreign graduates out of the 20,000 who uploaded their certificates online came to defend their certificates. The NYSC added that it would intensify its fight against fake graduates and fake certificates to fish out anyone ineligible to participate in the national service. The NYSC Director-General, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated these in Abuja when he visited former Head of State and founder of the scheme, Gen Yakubu Gowon, according to a statement on Tuesday. The  NYSC began a…

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NYSC DG SPEAKS ON CHANGE IN DRESS CODE FOR CORPERS

NYSC members engaging in Tug-of-War, during their inauguration at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp at Kubwa in Abuja The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has expressed concern over recent controversy on the dress code for corps members, saying it remains the same as it was since 1973. In a statement issued by Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, NYSC’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Ibrahim urged corps members to always adhere to the dress code. “The DG notes with great concern the negative perception of the scheme’s…

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CORPERS DE-KITTED AND SENT PACKING FROM EBONYI NYSC CAMP: SEE THEIR OFFENCES

Two members of the 2019 National Youth Service Corps Batch C Stream currently undergoing the three-week orientation exercise in Ebonyi State have been sent home from camp for refusing to wear trousers. A statement from the spokesperson of the NYSC in the state, Ngozi Ukwuoma, listed the corps members as Okafor Love Obianuju with registration number EB/19C/0523 and Odji Oritsetsolaye (EB/19C/0530). According to the statement, they were spotted by the Camp Director, Isu Josephine, and her team during her routine morning inspection, wearing white T-shirts and skirts. “When they were…

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95 GRADUATES ARRESTED WITH FAKE DEGREES- NYSC

    The National Youth Service Corps has said that it has apprehended about 95 graduates with fake certificates from Nigeria and foreign universities and handed them over to security agencies during the last orientation exercise. The Director General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed this on Wednesday at the 2019 Batch ‘C’ pre-mobilization workshop, held in Niger State. Ibrahim said that 65 out of the arrested graduates were from universities in Nigeria while 30 others were from other West African universities. “Regarding fraudulent certificates, we have arrested…

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NYSC APPROVES SHOULDER WHITE LENGTH HIJAB FOR MUSLIM.CORPERS

    Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The National Youth Service Corps has said that it will allow female corps members, who are Muslims, to use white, shoulder-length hijabs for religious purposes. The NYSC added that only three types of dressing used for different occasions would be acceptable for corps members. The corps stated this in a document exclusively obtained by our correspondent in Abuja. The document reads, “The modes of dressing for corps members are classified into three categories, which are used for different occasions. One, within the camp during the…

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MINIMUM WAGE: NYSC DG REVEALS WHEN CORPERS WILL START RECEIVING NEW ALLOWANCES

The Director General (DG) of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has assured corps members that their monthly allowance of N19,800 would be reviewed upward. Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, in a statement on Monday said Ibrahim, who gave the assurance while interacting with corps members during a working visit to Lagos, promised that their allowance would be increased immediately the Federal Government commenced payment of the new minimum wage. Adeyemi said the NYSC boss had also promised corps members across the…

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NYSC HANDS OVER 50 FAKE GRADUATES TO POLICE

  Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The National Youth Service Corps has disclosed that it has nabbed 50 unqualified graduates who attempted to register in the Batch B Stream II exercise with fake certificates at the orientation camps across the country. The NYSC confirmed on Friday that the fake graduates, from various tertiary institutions, had been handed over to the police for prosecution. The NYSC said the verification of the credentials of all corps members was on in the 37 orientation camps across the country, warning that unqualified graduates would not just…

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25 NYSC MEMBERS ARRESTED OVER CERTIFICATE FORGERY

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja No fewer than 25 prospective members of the National Youth Service Corps, who allegedly reported to various orientation camps with fake certificates, have been apprehended by the scheme and handed over to the police for prosecution. Our correspondent learnt on Sunday that the number could still increase as the NYSC orientation camps had been given a standing order from the headquarters in Abuja to vet the certificates submitted by the prospective corps members, fish out the fake holders and hand them over to the police. An authoritative…

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