NYSC ISSUES NEW CERTIFICATE TO OBASEKI

File: Obaseki arriving at the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party on Friday, June 19, 2020 ‌ Peter David, Benin The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 19 election in Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki has obtained a new discharge certificate from the National Youth Service Corps with number A 004280695. The Independent National Electoral Commission in Edo State had late Thursday displayed the forms of the 14 governorship candidates that will contest for the election at the commission’s secretariat in Benin City. Our correspondent,…

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NYSC WARNS CORPERS OVER CHANGE OF DATE OF BIRTH

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ALL PROSPECTIVE CORPS MEMBERS There shall be no correction of Date of Birth on Certificate of National Service (CNS) after completion of National Service. Accordingly, you are strongly advised to utilize the link provided on your dashboard for Date of Birth correction during your Online Registration. Also, note that NYSC will not entertain any request for Date of Birth correction once you have been deployed and commenced your Service Year. Online Registration is ongoing. https://twitter.com/officialnyscng/status/1275309289054310400?s=19

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NO EVIDENCE SACKED NDDC MD, JOY NUNIEH PARTICIPATED IN NYSC SAYS ITS DG

By Ndubuisi Francis The headquarters of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said it has no record of the participation of the sacked acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission. Joy Nunieh, in the one-year compulsory national service. NYSC’s clarification followed a request by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs – NDDC’s supervisory ministry – demanding the status of Nunieh in the scheme. Responding to the request via a letter addressed to the Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio, the NYSC said that from available record, Nunieh Joy Yimegbe,…

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4 PROSPECTIVE CORPERS ABDUCTED IN KATSINA ON THEIR WAY TO NYSC ORIENTATION CAMP

Suspected kidnappers on Monday night abducted four Rufus Giwa Polytechnic graduates on their way to Zamfara State for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp, it was learnt on Tuesday. The victims made up of three male and a female were kidnapped around Funtua in Katsina State at about 11:30pm by armed men who laid a siege to the road. As a result of this action, security officials renewed their advice to commuters to avoid night travels especially in areas where there are security threats. It was gathered that…

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DELTA POLICE ARRESTS SCHOOL PROPRIETOR WHO RAPED CORPER FIRST DAY HE RESUMED IN HIS PPA

Police arrest school proprietor for raping corps member in Delta A school proprietor in Delta State has been arrested for having carnal knowledge of a female National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member in his house without her consent and knowledge. The Delta State Police Command, while briefing journalists on Tuesday in Asaba, said it has apprehended the school proprietor, one Mr Michael Anigholor after the female youth corps member reported the case. The suspect was identified as the owner of Grace Life International School, Oghara-Efe, in Ethiope East Local Government…

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FG APPROVES 33K MONTHLY ALLOWANCE FOR NYSC MEMBERS

Nigerian Government has approved the payment of N33,000 as monthly allowance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed this during a session with some corps members at the service’s Bauchi State Secretariat. He explained that the approval was made in line with the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage by the Federal Government.

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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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