2023: Enugu PDP governorshp candidate faces disqualification over ‘forged NYSC certificate’

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Barely 20 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Enugu State, Mr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, faces disqualification from the race over allegations of forgery of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Certificate, which he presented to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This development was disclosed at a joint press conference by Read More

How robbers assaulted my 65-year-old mother – Corps member

January 30, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, King Ahmed, has taken to social media to explain his plight on how robbers raped his 65-year-old mother in Kaduna state. Ahmed disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Monday. He wrote, “While you all are sleeping and having a night’s rest, I am here thinking how mean humans could be. My Read More

Dogara resumes duty as substantive NYSC DG

January 29, 2023 John Oba, Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Brigadier General Yusha’u Dogara Ahmed as the 20th Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Dogara Ahmed according to close sources will take over from Mrs Christy Uba who was named the Overseer of the NYSC in November 2022. It could be recalled that President Buhari in a letter, with reference number, SGF.50/S.10/37, November 21, 2022, sacked Read More

Students stab NYSC corps member in Osun

January 19, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been allegedly stabbed by the students he’s teaching in Osun State. In a viral video shared on TikTok by a user, oblomoyeniblinglist, on Wednesday night, the corps member was seen bleeding from his head.

Breaking: NYSC opens portal for 2023 ‘Batch A’ registration

January 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has opened it’s portal for online registration of 2023 Batch A prospective corp members. The opening of the portal means that the registration begins on Monday, January 16 and ends on January 19, 2023. According to NYSC management via it’s official Facebook handle on Monday, “Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) who were Read More

Buhari’s legacy won’t complete without signing NYSC-TF bill into law- APC reps candidate

January 5, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for the House of Representatives in Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency of Benue state, Philip Agbese, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the NYSC Trust Fund as a parting gift to the teeming youths in the country.  Chief Philip Agebese stated this at an interactive session with journalists after a visit to the Read More

Assent to NYSC-Trust Fund bill ‘ll institutionalise Buhari’s achievements – Msuaan 

December 20, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

A member of the governing council, Federal Polytechnic Wanune, Mike Msuaan, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Trust Fund bill to institutionalise his achievements.   Msuaan, who is the  North-central Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council spoke at an APC Presidential rally. According to him, the NYSC Trust Fund will address Read More

NYSC to partner Anambra on skill acquisition centre

December 19, 2022 John Oba Abuja 0

The acting director general of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs. Christy Ifeyinwa Uba, has expressed willingness to collaborate with Anambra state government to establish Skill Acquisition Centre in the state. Uba stated this when she paid a courtesy visit on the wife of Anambra state governor, Mrs Nonye Soludo, at the Government House, Amawbia, Awka. A statement by the Read More

2023: You will face prosecution for electoral offences, NYSC warns corps members [VIDEO]

December 18, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

The acting Director General (DG) National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Christy Ifeyinwa Uba, Saturday, warned corps members desiring to work as ad-hoc staff during the 2023 general elections against engaging in electoral malpractices or violence, else anyone caught could be handed over to security for prosecution. Uba gave the warning during her visit to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Unity NYSC Read More

Police invite NSITF MD over ‘forged’ NYSC certificate

December 13, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Michael Akabogu, has been summoned by the police, according to a report. He was summoned by the Nigeria Police Force over the alleged forgery of his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Discharge Certificate. It was learnt that the NSITF boss, with discharge certificate number A030544, was invited by the police Read More

NYSC deploys 1,200 corps members to Bayelsa

December 7, 2022 Joy Emmanuel Yenagoa 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,200 corps members to Bayelsa state for the 2022 Batch C, stream II national service year. The NYC warned that Corps members should guide against cultism, drug abuse and other social vices. The NYSC acting DG, who was represented by the Bayelsa state coordinator, Mr Muhammed Adamu Jiya, reminded the corps members Read More

5,000 graduates mobilised for 2022 NYSC – UniCal VC

December 2, 2022 Joseph Obung Calabar 0

The vice-chancellor of the University of Calabar (UniCal), Prof. Florence Obi, has disclosed that the institution had mobilised over 5,000 graduates between 2020 and now for the 2022 NYSC. Prof Obi, who said this in Calabar while presenting her scorecard within the past two years of her administration, noted that despite the eight months strike, her administration was focused on Read More

NYSC boss urges corps employers on conducive working environment

November 25, 2022 Uko Etim Uyo 0

The acting director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs. Christy Uba, has appealed to corps employers to make their work places conducive and smooth operating environment for optimal performance of corps members posted to them. She made the call at the 2022 corps employers’ workshop organised in the South-south region held in Uyo on Friday. Our correspondent reports Read More

NYSC gets new boss

November 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Following the sack of Brigadier-General Mohammed Fadah as the Director General, National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Mrs Christy Uba as the new acting DG. She will be in acting capacity pending the appointment of a substantive director by the government. Blueprint had reported that President Buhari sacked the former DG. Fadah’s removal Read More

CIIN sensitises youth corps members on benefits of insurance, membership

November 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

As part of its mandate to boost insurance education, awareness as well as attract young graduates into the insurance industry, the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) has sensitised the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members on the benefits of insurance and the need for them to become professional members of the Institute. Speaking at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Read More

The role of NYSC to nation building

November 11, 2022 Zaharaddeen Muhammad Azare 0

There was a bill that sought the scrapping of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme a year ago which was rejected by the National Assembly because of how the scheme makes great contributions towards the attainment of national development. The NYSC scheme was introduced by the former Nigerian military head of state General Yakubu Gowon on May 22, 1973 Read More

Fire guts NYSC headquarters

November 4, 2022 NAN 0

A fire incident was recorded at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Abuja on Friday. The commission said no life was lost in the sudden fire outbreak as it was limited to the third floor of the six-storey building edifice. This is contained in a statement issued by the Director of Press Relations, Eddy Megwa, on Friday. He said Read More

Dream big, remain focused – Ahize tells youths

November 3, 2022 Editor 0

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lightworld industries, Ambasador Tony Ahize Nwangwu, has advised youths remain focused in their chosen endeavours. Amb. Tony Ahize handed this advise during a sendforth party for Corps Members who served in his company had passed out from the scheme. The MD said he had enjoyed a working relationship and atmosphere with them, Read More

FCT: NYSC flags off health initiative for rural dwellers

October 7, 2022 John Oba, Abuja 0

As part of activities marking his 100 days in office, the Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah, has flagged off the Health Initiative For Rural Dwellers (HIRD) programme at the LEA Primary School in Dakwo community of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. In his address at the flagging off, Wednesday, Fadah said the Read More

NYSC Director of Press conferred with FNIPR

August 26, 2022 John Oba Abuja 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Director Press and Public Relations, Mr Eddy Megwa, has been conferred with the Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (FNIPR). Also conferred with the Fellowship is the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr Emeka Mgbemena while the Special Assistant to the NYSC Director General, Mr Yunusa Tanimu was conferred with the Read More

CSO rallies support for NYSC Trust Fund

July 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Executive Secretary, Civil Society Coalition for Transparency and Good Governance (CSCTG), Mr Victor Udoh, has said the group will harness everything within its power to support the actualisation of the establishment of the NYSC Trust Fund. He described National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as the most formidable, organised and well composed youth organisation in the country. He stated this Read More

The murdered Abuja corps member

July 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

“The family of my late fiancee Stephanie acted in a horrible and ignorant way to mislead and ruin the investigation”, Dr. Edward alleges . I have invited Dr. Edward Achado, to come on my TV programme for a discussion on the murder of his fiancee Stephanie by his former lover Jennifer Tsembe as alleged. I read different reports on the Read More

30 corps members win Unity Bank’s Corpreneurship challenge grant

July 10, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Nigerian lender, Unity Bank Plc has doled out a N10 million business grant to 30 corps members who emerged the winners of the eighth edition of its flagship Entrepreneurship Development Initiative, known as Corpreneurship Challenge. The winners emerged after a business pitch that took place across 10 states – Rivers, Delta, Sokoto, Edo, Abuja, Akwa-Ibom, Osun, Kano, Bayelsa and Enugu Read More