Ibrahim, The Sun Newspapers award and matters arising

October 20, 2021 David Onmeje 0

The Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of The Sun newspaper, is one of Nigeria’s leading tabloid. Within a short time of its operations, the medium carved a niche for itself in credibility and media excellence in the industry. Therefore, The Sun Publishing Limited has upped the ante by adding another garland on the shelf of the numerous public service accolades, received Read More

NYSC: Patriots and insurgents

October 19, 2021 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

Any Nigerian graduate youth who had passed through the gamut of national youth service love to tell their experiences with nostalgia.The national service, though faced with its challenges, its prospects far outweigh those challenges. Recently, some Nigerian opinion moulders, at different fora, spoke for or against the continuous existence and relevance of the scheme. While few individuals criticise the activities Read More

Group confers award on NYSC boss, others

October 15, 2021 Eleojo Idachaba 0

The director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has been conferred with the fellowship of the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN). This honour was bestowed on the DG at the 66th annual conference of the society held in Enugu. In his welcome address, the president of the society, Prof. Okpeh Okpeh Jr., said ibrahim and other Read More

Corps member donates toilet facility to Army Day school

October 9, 2021 Editor 0

As a measure to put a lasting solution to the felt needs of her host community, a corps member Iniobong Emmanuel Dorcas with service number (OY/20B/0993) as part of her personal Community Development Service recently donated a twin toilet facility to Army Day Secondary School, Iwo road, Ibadan, Oyo state capital. Commissioning the project, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Read More

NYSC reads riot act to institutions mobilising unqualified graduates

October 8, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) has warned corp members producing institutions on mobilisation of unqualified graduates for the one year service. saying they would be sanctioned. The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Brig Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, while speaking in Abuja Thursday at the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Pre-Mobilization Workshop warned that culprits would be sanctioned. He noted that the Read More

61st Independence Day parade: You’re worthy ambassadors, DG tells corps members

October 6, 2021 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has showered encomium on corps members who participated in the 61st Independence Day celebration parade at the Eagle Square, Abuja. General Ibrahim, in a statement Tuesday, appreciated the corps members for devoting their time and energy during the rigorous rehearsal for the exercise, which resulted in their super outing Read More

Re: What if they can’t pay the ransom?

October 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is rather amazing how one, claiming to be an ex-corps member under the faceless name of Bilyaminu Mohammed, woke and wrote a piece in the Daily Trust Newspaper of Monday, September 27, 2021, erroneously castigating the NYSC scheme that has earned itself an impeccable reputation and integrity, nationally and internationally, since 1973 when it was established by an elder Read More

Of ‘I doesn’t like to dance’

October 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

Of ‘I doesn’t like to dance’ I am sure my readers would have thought the editors didn’t do their work by allowing such a grammatical error appear as a title of a published article in their paper. Kindly excuse the editors and, indeed, the writer of this article as this topic is crafted on the basis of a sentence from Read More

Reps probe NYSC over ransom advice to corps members

September 28, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has ordered investigation into alleged suggestion by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), that corps members keep family members prepared for ransom payment, in case they get kidnapped, especially when traveling along some roads in Nigeria. The said suggestion was contained in a security tips pamphlet reportedly issued to prospective corps members by the NYSC, a Read More

Presidency receives, hails Maduka’s medical prowess

September 15, 2021 Editor 0

The Presidency, on Tuesday, gave thumps up to Dr. Godwin Maduka for his exploits in the field of medicine, with specialization in pain management. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, commended the pain management specialist for his remarkable exploits in medicine. Maduka is noted for setting up the gigantic Las Vegas Pain Institute Read More

Bandits: DG NYSC assures corps members of safety

September 13, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSV) has reaffirmed its commitment to the security and general welfare of corps members wherever they are deployed in the country. Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, gave this assurance on Friday when he addressed the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream II corps members at the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Zamfara state. Ibrahim commended them for Read More

Katsina to sustain support for NYSC – Masari

September 11, 2021 Hamidu Sabo, Katsina 0

Katsina state governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, said the state would sustain the tempo of its support for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He gave the assurance Friday, when the NYSC Director-General, Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Katsina.  Masari, who praised the existing cordial relationship between the state government and the scheme, thanked Read More

DG NYSC lauds Army’s 8 division for support

September 10, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has expressed appreciation for the support given to the scheme by the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Division’s headquarters in Sokoto, General Ibrahim said the Army had remained a pillar and dependable partner of the scheme since inception. The DG thanked Read More

Flood: Move up land, Kogi corps members tell residents

September 8, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

As water level increases on daily basis in Lokoja and other parts of Kogi state prone to flood disaster, members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have called on residents living along river banks to relocate to avoid the menace of flooding. The president , National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Community Development Service Group of NYSC, Kogi state, Ogede Read More

NYSC distances self from arrested corps member

September 8, 2021 John Oba 0

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has distanced itself from the corps member arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr. Arnold Meniru, for alleged importation of four (4) kilograms of drugged candies from the United Kingdom. The scheme in a statement by the director, Press and Public Relations, Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi, Monday reiterated its Read More

NYSC, NHIS sign MoU on corps members’ inclusion in health services

September 8, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on the inclusion of corps members in NHIS programme. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim who stated this when he led a delegation of the management of the scheme to the headquarters of the NHIS in Abuja, Tuesday, commended the Read More

COVID-19: Our NYSC camps are safe for re-opening – DG

September 2, 2021 John Oba 0

The Director-General National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said the scheme has put in adequate resources towards the safe re-opening of all orientation camps across the nation. The DG, represented by the Director Press and Public Relations, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, while speaking in Abuja at a press conference on Wednesday, noted that COVID-19 measures were already Read More

Orientation: NYSC receives 72,000 test kits from NACA

September 1, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has released 72 RDT test kits to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) towards the success of the forthcoming 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream Two orientation course. Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, commended NACA when he paid a courtesy call on the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of Read More

COVID-19: NYSC DG warns prospective corps members against protocol violation

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, said the scheme is committed to the sustenance ofCOVID-19 preventive and safety protocols in order to guarantee seamless service year. The Director-General who stated this Friday during a WEBINAR session on COVID-19 measures for safe orientation camp, jointly organised by the Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC)/NYSC, and supported Read More

International Youth Day: Minister Dare assures of more youth empowerment, support

August 12, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government will continue to empower Nigerian youth especially in the area of innovative developmental skills Dare who spoke on Thursday during 2021 International Youth Day celebration in Abuja said the theme for this year’s event which is ‘Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Read More

Banditry: Corps members not deployed to 11 Niger LGAs

August 11, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Director National Orientation Agency (NOA) Niger state chapter, Hamza Audu has disclosed that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) could not deploy corps members to 11 LGAs in the state owing to escalating banditry in the areas. Hamaza Audu stated this during the visit of a monitoring team from the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management to the Read More

Corps members tasked on patriotism, selfless service

August 10, 2021 John Oba 0

Corps Members have been advised to be patriotic, diligent and imbibe the spirit of selfless service as they contribute their quota to national development. The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, gave the charge Monday in his address to the 1,132, 000 prospective corps members deployed to Kaduna state for the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Read More