Tag Archive | NYSC

NEMA to engage youths in emergency services


DIRECTOR General of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mohammad Sani-Sidi has disclosed of plans to co-opt qualified graduates into the agency in order to complement the existing Emergency Management Volunteer groups in the country. Sani-Sidi disclosed this while hosting some outgoing corps members who served in the NYSC-NEMA Emergency Vanguard, including a corper, Miss Tola […]

Understanding NYSC reforms


Besides the obvious misrepresentation of facts, a national newspaper’s (not The Nation) editorial of September 29, 2011 appears ill-motivated and in bad taste. Its tone was unnecessarily harsh; the choice of words incredibly impolite and inappropriate. And it was indeed unprofessional for the editorial writers to substitute cold analysis for name calling and cheap insults. […]

NYSC members receive awards


Outstanding members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2010 ‘Batch A’ were presented with outstanding corps volunteer awards of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) following their contributions to nation building. A total of 55 ex-corps members were honoured at the event organized by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the office of the […]

‘NYSC reforms beyond security of corps members’


The Minister of Youth Development, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the reforms of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme go beyond the security of corps members. He said this yesterday in Abuja at the opening ceremony of a three-day retreat for the staff of the ministry. “We must agree on how to reform the […]

Are the youth corpers safe?


SIR: After graduation, the first thing that comes to mind is to go for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. Many prospective corps members that are connected usually get posted to their choice of state; not satisfied they also take further step by lobbying to stay in cities. Most corps members involve in this […]

NYSC trains 1,940, empowers 1,267 with N314m •Mobilises 95,000 corps members for Batch-B orientation


IN order to reduce the level of unemployment among youth in the country, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has trained over 1,940 corps members and empowered 1,267 with N314 million. It has also mobilised over 95,000 corps members for the Batch-B orientation across the country. This is the highest number since the inception of […]

2 corps members die, 37 others get extension


Two female corps members among the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2010 Batch ‘B’ members serving in Oyo State died during the just-concluded service year, it was gathered in Ibadan on Thursday. The deceased were Aguba Chinyere Ada with number OY/10B/1707 from Enugu State and Banjoko Olasubomi with number OY/10B/1736 from Kwara State. While observing […]

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